After the doorbell stops ringing and the little ghouls and ghosts head home with their candy, what better way to get into the Halloween spirit than by settling down in a comfortable spot to read David Mitchell’s Slade House? The Irish Examiner lists the 2015 haunted house story among 10 books it recommends for readers this Halloween:

“This unnerving, taut and intricately woven tale by one of our most original and bewitching writers begins in 1979 and comes to its turbulent conclusion around Halloween, 2015. Because every nine years, on the last Saturday of October, a “guest” is summoned to Slade House. But why has that person been chosen, by whom and for what purpose? The answers lie waiting in the long attic, at the top of the stairs…”

Slade House was released in paperback this summer, and you can grab it instantly in ebook format via Amazon.