Halloween is almost here and to celebrate the spooky holiday, we’ve put together a list of 10 free eBook classics that are sure to give you a chill. All of the books are available for free download on Project Gutenberg. We’ve listed the book, author, an excerpt from the book and linked to where you can download the eBook.
1. Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: “I saw—with shut eyes, but acute mental vision—I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life and stir with an uneasy, half-vital motion. Frightful must it be, for supremely frightful would be the effect of any human endeavor to mock the stupendous mechanism of the Creator of the world.
2. Dracula by Bram Stoker: “I did not sleep well, though my bed was comfortable enough, for I had all sorts of queer dreams. There was a dog howling all night under my window, which may have had something to do with it; or it may have been the paprika, for I had to drink up all the water in my carafe, and was still thirsty. Towards morning I slept and was wakened by the continuous knocking at my door, so I guess I must have been sleeping soundly then.” Read more