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2018's Scariest Horror Books 

Tim Jenkins
Updated November 26, 2018 195 votes 64 voters

List Rules Vote up your favorites. Add new horror books that came out in 2018.

Editor's Note: Voting has been closed.

What's the scariest horror book of 2018? Vote for your favorites! Initial list taken from various other best of 2018 lists.

1
The Cabin at the End of ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay
2
The Haunting of Cabin Gr... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
The Haunting of Cabin Green by April A. Taylor
3
The Chalk Man by C.J. Tu... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor
4
The Hunger by Alma Katsu... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
The Hunger by Alma Katsu
5
The Nightmare Room by Ch... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
The Nightmare Room by Chris Sorensen
6
The Death of Mrs. Westaw... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
7
The Broken Girls by Simo... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
The Broken Girls by Simone St. James
8
The Outsider by Stephen ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
The Outsider by Stephen King
9
We Sold Our Souls by Gra... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
We Sold Our Souls by Grady Hendrix
10
Dracul by Dacre Stoker &... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
Dracul by Dacre Stoker & J.D. Barker
11
The Woman in the Woods b... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
The Woman in the Woods by John Connolly
12
The Atrocities by Jeremy... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
The Atrocities by Jeremy C. Shipp
13
Apart in the Dark by Ani... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
Apart in the Dark by Ania Ahlborn
14
Frankenstein in Baghdad ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi
15
Dread Nation by Justina ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
16
Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage
17
The Last Time I Lied by ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
The Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager
18
Sawkill Girls by Claire ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand
19
Unbury Carol by Josh Mal... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman
20
Craven Manor by Darcy Co... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 2018's Scariest Horror Books
Craven Manor by Darcy Coates