Hell House Author:Richard Matheson The Belasco House. Some people called it "The Mount Everest of haunted houses". It was said that demons stalked the ancient rooms; that rites of black magic and the most perverse sexual crimes had been enacted there; that ghosts played havoc with the minds and souls of visitors who passes a night in the old Maine mansion. Twice, teams of psychic... more » investigators had examined the place. None escaped unscathed. Suicide, insanity, grotesquely horrifying deaths followed eac exploration. Now, a new team was going in to exorcise the dark spirits of HELL HOUSE.« less
Creepy, fast-paced, and with just the right amount of twisted macabre. Hell House keeps up the atmosphere throughout and delivers a good, satisfying ending. It's better written than a lot of horror novels too. Definitely a top-notch haunted house story.