Five spooky short stories to read for Halloween

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There’s never a wrong moment to read some classic literature; but what a better time than Halloween to give yourself chills that run down your spine?  Here are five of the best spooky short stories that you can read right now.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving (1820)

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The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe (1843)

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Carmilla by Sheridan Le Fanu (1872)*

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*This is more of novella than a short story, but you get the idea.

A Ghost Story by Mark Twain (1875)

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The Birds by Daphne du Maurier (1952)

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What’s your favorite spooky story?

Happy October,

The Collected Mutineer