All these classic stories are in the public domain,
available in their entirety online or as free ebooks
(1-31 October 2019)
After Christine disappears from the Opera House, Raoul suspects that she’s been kidnapped by the masked ghost rumored to haunt the building. Is Raoul too late to save his love?
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux#Free Scary #Stories@gutenberg_org https://t.co/ERbVZDDvKf pic.twitter.com/9GVSP3RtpY
— Dr Alexandria Szeman: Award-Winning #Author 📚🖋🎃 (@Alexandria_SZ) October 16, 2019
Aubrey meets wealthy Lord Ruthven & becomes his traveling companion. By the time Aubrey notices Ruthven is dangerous, he wants Aubrey’s sister. Can Aubrey possibly save her?
The Vampyre by John William Polidori #Free Scary #Stories @everywriter https://t.co/yYVV3dJlkq pic.twitter.com/jSGBDDJ3lo
— Dr Alexandria Szeman: Award-Winning #Author 📚🖋🎃 (@Alexandria_SZ) October 17, 2019
When Laura meets the beautiful Carmilla, they immediately have romantic feelings for each other, but what’s causing Laura’s mysterious blood loss?
Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu#Free Scary #Storieshttps://t.co/DcaSIDBm9p@UniofAdelaide
Art: Simeon Solomon’s Sappho & Erinna pic.twitter.com/i4qA17DdqF
— Dr Alexandria Szeman: Award-Winning #Author 📚🖋🎃 (@Alexandria_SZ) October 18, 2019
Wilbur’s preternatural growth terrifies the neighbors, but what is hidden upstairs in his grandfather’s house scares them even more.
The Dunwich Horror by H.P. Lovecraft#free scary #stories https://t.co/WJcBrNaJWO @UniofAdelaide
Painting: Saturn Devouring his Son, by Goya 1634 pic.twitter.com/felO4bBDdq
— Dr Alexandria Szeman: Award-Winning #Author 📚🖋🎃 (@Alexandria_SZ) October 19, 2019
When the Minister comes to church wearing a black veil, his congregation is upset: what secret forces him to hide his face, & why does his veil clutch at their own hearts?
The Minister’s Black Veil by Nathaniel Hawthorne#free scary #stories @everywriter https://t.co/gM5WXq91E5 pic.twitter.com/8h2IsCBuN7
— Dr Alexandria Szeman: Award-Winning #Author 📚🖋🎃 (@Alexandria_SZ) October 20, 2019
Want more free scary classics?
See my entire list of scary stories, novellas, and novels.
Free Scary Classics in the Public Domain
Free in their entirety online or as free ebooks
(Note: Some of the classics on my list may no longer be free:
some sellers charge when work in the public domain become popular.)