10 Chilling Audiobooks for a Haunting Halloween


Cover detail, Unbury Carol © Penguin Random House

It’s the most haunted time of the year! Why not kick off the Halloween festivities a little early with one of these chilling new audiobooks?


  • The cover of the book Bad Man

    Bad Man

    A Novel

    Ben turned his back on his little brother Eric during a trip to the grocery store. It was only for a moment, but that’s all it took. When he turned around, Eric was gone. Years have gone by, and Ben’s life is in shambles. Unemployed, he takes the only job he can find: working as a night stocker at the very grocery store where Eric disappeared so long ago.

  • The cover of the book Dracul


    What if Bram Stoker had based Dracula on a true story that he himself had lived through? In this prequel to the terrifying novel, young Bram faces an unspeakable evil and discovers the origins of the sinister count himself. Co-written by Dacre Stoker, the great grand-nephew of Bram himself!

  • The cover of the book Blood Communion

    Blood Communion

    A Tale of Prince Lestat

    Anne Rice’s irrepressible vampire prince is back in a tale for the ages — for eternity, even. This is the story of the worldwide society of vampires known as the Blood Communion, and how Lestat came to be its leader. You might think you know the story of Lestat, but that was only the beginning.

  • The cover of the book Serpentine


    Anita Blake is long overdue for a vacation, and an invitation to a wedding on a remote Florida island sounds like a perfect opportunity to unwind. Unfortunately for Anita, rest and relation isn’t in the cards when she is pulled into a murder investigation — one that may involve a horrifying new form of lycanthropy that transforms its victims into piles of snakes.

  • The cover of the book World War Z

    World War Z

    An Oral History of the Zombie War

    It was in a remote Chinese village that the dead first rose up and attacked the living. Now, humanity is outnumbered and on the edge of extinction. Experience the zombie apocalypse from beginning to end through the eyes of dozens of witnesses to the horror in this follow-up to The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead.

  • The cover of the book The World of Lore: Dreadful Places

    The World of Lore: Dreadful Places

    Haunted prisons, mysterious tombs, and abandoned mental hospitals. These are the places you shouldn’t go, and yet … Join Aaron Mahnke, host of the popular podcast Lore, on a tour of the world’s darkest corners — if you dare! Read by the author himself!

  • The cover of the book See What I Have Done

    See What I Have Done

    Lizzie Borden took an axe to her mother and father. Or did she? This novel is the story of that fateful August morning in 1892 as told by her older sister Emma, their housemaid Bridget, and others caught in the bloody tide of the crime that shocked the nation.

  • The cover of the book Unbury Carol

    Unbury Carol

    A Novel

    Carol has died many times, but never been buried — until now. Her scheming husband knows that her “deaths” are actually deep comas from which she will eventually emerge, but with a fortune at stake, he buries her deep in the ground. Fortunately, Carol’s long-lost lover, the outlaw James Moxie knows the truth, and he’s going to dig her up come hell or high water.

  • The cover of the book The Apartment

    The Apartment

    After a violent and unsuspected attack, a young American couple swap homes with a family in Paris. They were led to believe that what they were getting was the perfect spot for a badly needed romantic getaway. What is waiting for them is worse than they can possibly imagine.

  • The cover of the book The Diviners

    The Diviners

    It’s 1926, and young Evie O’Neill has left behind her boring hometown for a new life in New York City. The only catch is that she has to live with an eccentric uncle who is obsessed with the occult. Still, it’s a small price to pay for a brand-new life … at least it is until her uncle is brought in by the police to examine the gruesome work of a serial killer. With the police unable to solve the case, Evie is forced to do something she never dreamed of doing: reveal that she has a paranormal gift of her own.