Ghost Story - Peter Straub (1979)Read about another entry on the list.
If the title lacks a little imagination, Peter Straub's lengthy novel is not short on creativity. Jumping back and forth between decades, Straub explains the horrific consequences of a series of ghost stories once shared by a group of companions. Fifty years later, not one of them has escaped the clutches of their past.
Ghost Story is one of Lauren Oliver's ten favorite ghost stories.