As the weather gets colder, the nights draw in and All Hallows Eve gets closer, our thoughts turn towards all things spooky. Whether you’re snuggling up with a scary story or planning a Halloween party, our eLibrary has something for you.
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Looking for a creepy crime thriller? Take a look at our chilling adult fiction collection, including titles from Thomas Harris, Nicci French and Alison Bruce.
We’ve also got a monstrous tales for kids collection featuring ghosts, dragons, wolves and more.
Throwing a party? The October issue features recommended Halloween chocolate and cookie cutters and recipes for mummy pie, black velvet Halloween cupcakes, wicked witch apples and more.
This month’s edition features a stunning-looking spider’s web cake. If you’re scared of spiders, you could try making a haunted graveyard cake instead. Put together a scary buffet with bloodthirsty squash, hellfire dip, slime sludge dip, creepy bites and more. There’s also a pumpkin and bacon soup recipe so you don’t waste your carved pumpkins’ innards.
Kids can entertain themselves this half-term with a haunted house project, Halloween-themed games and spooky builds from other players.
A bit of a cheat here, as the Fortean Times is scary all year round! This month’s issue includes scary bikers, White Lady ghosts who haunt bridges, and vintage reports of vampires.
It wouldn’t be a Halloween party without some spooky tunes.
Including themes from Halloween, Psycho/cite>, A Nightmare on Elm Street and much, much more.
Weird and wacky tunes.
The Philadelphia Orchestra and The Cleveland Orchestra - Fright Night: music that goes bump in the night
Macabre classical music.
Creepy music from the 1994 film.
Recreate the atmosphere of the 1992 film.
Featuring Halloween classic Thriller.