Horror books have been part of the literary world for years, but it seems like horror in all its mediums has been on the upswing in recent times. Maybe people are realizing just how satisfying it is to settle into a scary story, feel the rush of adrenaline, and then close the book, turn off the movie, or walk away from that haunted house at the end. To help you on your own hair-raising journey, weve put together a list of the best horror classics books of all time. The following works were included in the collection of 25 stories: Edgar Allan Poe - The Fall of the House of Usher, H.P. Lovecraft - The call of htulhu, Algernon Blackwood - The Willows, Ambrose Bierce - The Death of Halpin Frayser, Chickamauga, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, E.F. Benson - Mrs Amworth, Naboth's Vineyard, At the Farmhouse, Negotium Perambulans, The Wishing Well, The Terror by Night, The Thing in the Hall, The Cat, The Sanctuary, Robert W. Chambers - The Repairer of Reputations, The Mask, In the Court of the Dragon, The Yellow Sign, W. W. Jacobs - The Monkey's Paw, Francis Marion Crawford - The Upper Berth, For the Blood Is the Life, The Screaming Skull, The Doll's Ghost, Man Overboard!