In Nigeria, people celebrate Halloween, despite their religious biases and reservations. This is usually a fun and interesting time of the year as people throw costumed parties, have conversations about witchcraft and make jokes about the holiday on social media. If you are looking for books with the horror, scary, thrilling, and uncanny narratives of Halloween.
Here are a few titles you should definitely explore:
1. The Dream Surfer by Nerome Borke
The ability to transcend time and live through different experiences is possible as the author shares insight on how dreams enable us to surf between realms and enter into a world where even the unknown exists. LEARN MORE.
2. The Room by Kingsley Emmanuel
What happens when a vacation becomes a death sentence? In “The Room” A family is trapped in a house hunted by a dark mystic supernatural being. The countdown to their death has begun, who will die first? LEARN MORE.
3. Adunni by Anita Alexa Njoku
An atheist youth corps member has caught the interest of a water goddess at the beach, are his instincts enough to save him, or will he fall prey because of his stubbornness? LEARN MORE.
4. Abiku by Anita Alexa Njoku
Nobody is allowed to commune with the dead except the priestess but a spiritual change of souls occurs as Nneji Tries to welcome Biku to the dance group, now her best friend is dead and Biku has disappeared. Will her cry for help stop the impending doom? LEARN MORE.
5. Ejeli Crossing by Lillian Ezak
Ukeh wants to remain anonymous in school and not be recognized as the little brother to a college super Star, to achieve his heart desires he has to play a strange game on campus, will he be able to pay the price? LEARN MORE.
6. The Bottomless Dream by Okwudili Onu
This book of thrilling tales, hunting imaginations, love, and survival, features Kwego as he tries to answer questions about his father in reality while trapped by a demon in his dream. Will his love interests be strong enough to pull him back into reality? LEARN MORE.
7. The Horror Love by SBK Kelvin
After a painful heartbreak, it is difficult for Stan to embrace true love again, He is clueless as Stacy presents herself to be a potential lover. Things get complicated and Stan contemplates staying alive or taking his own life to end it all. LEARN MORE.
8. Creepy Things Everywhere by Ositadimma Amakeze
Have you ever wondered if there are other beings that roam around this world with us? Go on an interesting adventure with this book as the door into the unknown is opened through several experiences narrated about almost unnoticeable creatures humans exist with. LEARN MORE.
9. The Room by Oyinkansola A. Ogunyinka
Craziness becomes more than just a contractable illness when a woman finds herself in the cruel hands of a psychopath who explores his sexual fantasies through her. Who were the predator and prey here? Find these and more in “The Room”. LEARN MORE.
10. The Whistling Swing by C. M. Okonkwo
When residents start to appear missing as a result of a whistling sound terror in his neighborhood and solutions don’t surface even from the landlord, it’s up to Jerry to get to the roots of these strange happenings. Find out how this hero gets answers while fighting a battle of his mind, body, and soul in this book. LEARN MORE.
11. The Diamond Seekers by Sunny Orim
A grieving cop who finally finds the reason behind his daughter’s abduction is on the quest to get her back as well as free the world of this menace by joining forces with a group with similar interests. Will his zeal and alliance get him to fulfill his wishes or will he just be among the countless souls drowned in the river of this journey? LEARN MORE.
12. Enchanted: Volume One | Halloween Anthology by Love Africa Press authors
Immerse yourself in a body of several magical stories enough to peak your scary interests and leave you wanting more. These carefully sourced African tales of deities, daemons, shape-shifters, and shamans are all you need to put yourself in the Halloween spirit. LEARN MORE.
13. Enchanted: Volume Two | Halloween Anthology by Love Africa Press authors
Who says one journey is enough to make you get the whole essence of your destination? You’ve been wanting more, right? Well, look no further. This second volume of Enchanted fulfills your wishes by further filling your scary imaginations and making it a worthwhile experience. LEARN MORE.
14. Underbridge by Eugene Odogwu
When a young man gets on the wrong bus, it’s a journey against dark and scary creatures that shows that there’s more to Lagos just yellow buses, frustrating traffic, and pungent smells to the city of Lagos. Will he find his way home or get lost forever in this unknown world? LEARN MORE.
15. Vera And The Girl Who Saw Tomorrow by Peter Ike Amadi
Vera is determined to hunt and put down a murderous spirit after he kills her friend. But how can a mere mortal start a war against this creature who defies the natural order of the world? Will she be able to avenge her friends and the other innocent souls? Find out more in this battle of a book. LEARN MORE.
Compiled and written by: Taiwo Hassan & Roseline Mgbodichinma
Edited by: Talius Dike