FallenKingdomReads’ list of 7 Horror Novels That Will Make You Afraid of the Dark Again.
Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist
A lonely and bullied boy befriends a young girl who may not be what she seems.
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill
A young lawyer is sent to a remote village to settle the affairs of a deceased client, but soon discovers a vengeful ghost haunting the town.
The Doll-Master by Joyce Carol Oates
A collection of short stories that explore the darker side of human nature through tales of dolls, puppets, and other uncanny objects.
The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson
A family moves into a haunted house and soon realizes that they are not alone.
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
A group of people stay in a haunted mansion to investigate paranormal phenomena, but soon discover that the house has a mind of its own.
The Shining by Stephen King
A recovering alcoholic takes a job as a caretaker of a remote hotel during the off-season, but the isolation and supernatural forces drive him to the brink of insanity.
The Grownup by Gillian Flynn
A fake psychic discovers that one of her clients may be haunted by something more dangerous than a ghost.