Ah, ghost stories. They're not just a campfire classic. The thrill of a scary story can haunt you year round if you'd like. And they're especially potent in October, when it's traditionally rumored that the gate between the physical and spiritual world is cracked open for goblins and spirits to creep through. If you're chasing this kind of chilling thrill, you'll want to know where to find ghost stories to creep yourself out. Just be warned, you might also want to add a nightlight to your Amazon shopping cart after binging on tales of the dead.
There are many different varieties of scary stories. Those that reel you in on ever suspenseful word and then make you jump with a surprising, "BOO!" There are those that involve unexplained phenomena like slamming doors and flickering lights. They can be heartbreaking or they can be wicked. But without fail, they are always bone chilling and leaving your arm hair reaching up for the stars. It's that heart-pounding, leave the lights on kind of tale that keep us coming back for more.
If you're looking for an array of tales, about ghosts that are much more insidious than Casper, there are a few places you can go for a scare. From old books to historical societies, you could come across the kinds of ghost stories that are just to die for.