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Haunted Houses: Nonfiction Book List

This spooky season, we are taking a tour through haunted houses in books! Below are nonfiction reads of real places that were haunted by supernatural or mysterious happenings.

Find more haunted homes featured in mystery novels, historical fiction, and young adult and children’s books.

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    Empty Mansions

    by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.

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    Paperback
    $18.00

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    Hardcover
    $28.99

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    American Murder Houses

    by Steve Lehto

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    American Murder Houses Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.00

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    Midnight in Peking

    by Paul French

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    Midnight in Peking Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $18.00

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    America’s Most Haunted

    by Eric Olsen and Theresa Argie

    America's Most Haunted Book Cover Picture
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    Paperback
    $17.00

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    A History of Ghosts

    by Peter H. Aykroyd and Angela Narth

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    The Demon of Brownsville Road

    by Bob Cranmer and Erica Manfred

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    The Demon of Brownsville Road Book Cover Picture

    Mass Market Paperback
    $9.99

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    The Wicked Boy

    by Kate Summerscale

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    The Wicked Boy Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $17.00

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    I’m Looking Through You

    by Jennifer Finney Boylan

    I'm Looking Through You Book Cover Picture
    I'm Looking Through You Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $14.95

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    Bellevue

    by David Oshinsky

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    Paperback
    $17.00

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    The Haunting of the Presidents

    by Joel Martin and William J. Birnes

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    Ghostland

    by Colin Dickey

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    Ghostland Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $18.00

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