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Haunted Houses: Historical Fiction Book List

This spooky season, we are taking a tour through haunted houses in literature! Below are historical fiction novels by Daphne du Maurier, Jennifer McMahon, and Sarah Waters that will take you to another place and era.

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    Dracul

    by J.D. Barker and Dacre Stoker

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    Dracul Book Cover Picture

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    Rebecca

    by Daphne du Maurier

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    Rebecca Book Cover Picture

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  3. 3

    Past Perfect

    by Danielle Steel

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    Past Perfect Book Cover Picture

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    The Winter People

    by Jennifer McMahon

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    The Winter People Book Cover Picture

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  5. 5

    The Telling

    by Jo Baker

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    The Telling Book Cover Picture

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    Black Rabbit Hall

    by Eve Chase

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    Black Rabbit Hall Book Cover Picture

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    Ghostwalk

    by Rebecca Stott

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    Ghostwalk Book Cover Picture

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    The Haunting of Maddy Clare

    by Simone St. James

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    The Haunting of Maddy Clare Book Cover Picture

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    The Woman in Black

    by Susan Hill

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    The Woman in Black Book Cover Picture

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    The Little Stranger

    by Sarah Waters

    The Little Stranger (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture
    The Little Stranger (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture

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    The Silent Companions

    by Laura Purcell

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    The Silent Companions Book Cover Picture

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    The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

    by R. A. Dick

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    The Ghost and Mrs. Muir Book Cover Picture

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    The Castle of Otranto

    by Horace Walpole and Michael Gamer

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    The Castle of Otranto Book Cover Picture

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