Nicole J Simms/ June 26, 2021/ Blog/ 0 comments

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My Supernatural Horror and Ghost Horror Indie Author Reading List

I have a short post for you today: I want to share my supernatural horror and ghost horror indie author reading list.

So, why did I create this reading list? If you’re a regular visitor to my website, you know I’m a big fan of reading a set of books in the genre I plan to write my novel or series in. For me, reading is the best way to learn the rules of a genre.

I mentioned in my ‘My New Plan — A June 2021 Writing Update’ post that I am writing a ghost horror novella-in-flash. Now, I have read and watched many supernatural/ghost horrors, but I have not read many supernatural/ghost horrors written by indie authors.

So, since I’m an indie horror author, I thought I best correct this, so I created this indie author reading list.

Okay, that’s enough waffling. Here are the 10 indie authors and books I plan to read:

  1. Lee Mountford — Haunted Perron Manor, Book 1 in the Haunted series
  2. Amy Cross — The Haunting of Nelson Street, Book 1 in The Ghosts of Crowford series
  3. Marc Layton — The Galston House (You can only get this book when you sign up for the author’s newsletter)
  4. Shani Struthers — The Haunting of Highdown Hall, Book 1 in the Psychic Surveys series
  5. Steve Hudgins — Spirit Stalkers
  6. David Clark — The Ghosts of Miller’s Crossing, Book 1 in the Miller’s Crossing series
  7. Ron Ripley — Worthe’s Village, Book 1 in the Haunted Village series
  8. Cat Knight — The Haunting of Dark Angel Tunnel, Book 23 in the Hauntings Of series
  9. Carrie Bates — The Zoo Haunting
  10. Riley Amitrani — The Haunting of Devil’s Pit Pub

To create this reading list, I looked for the popular indie authors in the ghost horror subgenre on Amazon, and I then looked through the ‘Also Read’ section on Amazon to find the other authors.

Many of the ghost horror books are set in haunted houses, but I wanted to read books set in a variety of places. Thankfully, I found some books set in a range of haunted locations, such as a haunted zoo. I’ve never read or watched anything set in a haunted zoo before, so I’m looking forward to reading that one.

So, those are the 10 books I plan to read. I will let you know my thoughts on each book in a future post, but as a little spoiler, I’ve already read Haunted: Perron Manor by Lee Mountford, and I loved it—I would recommend it to anyone looking for a spooky read.

Have you heard read any of these indie authors? Or do you have any recommendations? Let me know in the comments below.

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