Haunting Stories

  • by E. F. Benson, Edith Wharton, W. W. Jacobs, John Buchan, Arthur Conan Doyle, H. D. Everett, O. Henry
  • Narrated by Cathy Dobson
  • 13 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A creepy anthology of 25 of the most hauntingly scary ghost stories ever written.


1. Afterward by Edith Wharton
2. Bagnell Terrace by E. F. Benson
3. His Brother’s Keeper by W. W. Jacobs
4. A Coincidence by A. J. Alan
5. The Confession of Charles Linkworth by E. F. Benson
6. The Death Mask by H. D. Everett
7. The Room in the Tower by E. F. Benson
8. The Furnished Room by O. Henry
9. The Thing in the Hall by E. F. Benson
10. The Eyes by Edith Wharton
11. The Wind in the Portico by John Buchan
12. The Dust Cloud by E. F. Benson
13. My Adventure in Norfolk by A. J. Alan
14. Caterpillars by E. F. Benson
15. The Haunted Doll’s House by M. R. James
16. Fingers of a Hand by H. D. Everett
17. The Bath Chair by E. F. Benson
18. The Three Sisters by W. W. Jacobs
19. The House with the Brick Kiln by E. F. Benson
20. The Voice by A. J. Alan
21. The Parasite by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
22. The Cat by E. F. Benson
23. Gavon’s Eve by E. F. Benson
24. The Green Light by Barry Pain
25.The Bus Conductor by E. F. Benson

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Reminded me of when I was read to as a child

Is there anything you would change about this book?

I enjoyed the collection very much.


If you’ve listened to books by the authors before, how does this one compare?

I like their old spook stories.


Would you listen to another book narrated by Cathy Dobson?

Yes, I quite like Cathy Dobson's narration. It is the style female readers used when I was a child. This was the way I was taught to read to other people (in the 1950s).


Was Haunting Stories worth the listening time?

I would set one and play it as I fell asleep every night.


Any additional comments?

I am not sure why the other listeners hated her delivery so much, since I enjoyed the experience thoroughly. I reckon it has to be some sort of style change that has happened over time. I suppose I simply don't understand how a lady is supposed to read a Victorian ghost story to people.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-22-2014
  • Publisher: Red Door Audiobooks