The Sly Fox Recommends Illinois Ghost and Horror Stories

By The Sly Fox

By The Sly Fox

Illinois boasts a plethora of stories about ghosts, hauntings, monsters, etc. from Resurrection Mary in Justice to the Old Slave House in Gallatin County to the Piasa Bird near Grafton.

Myths and Mysteries of Illinois: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained

Richard Moreno


Stories from across the state with nice bibliography at the back.

The Big Book of Illinois Ghost Stories

Troy Taylor

$19.95 $18.35

No one has written more about ghosts and weird things in Illinois than Troy Taylor. This is the most comprehensive collection in this batch.

Monsters of Illinois: Mysterious Creatures in the Prairie State

Troy Taylor


Here you read about the Piasa Bird, Big Muddy Monsters, panthers and more.

Paranormal Illinois

Michael Kleen


A lot of the ghost stories along Archer Avenue in Chicago, colleges and universities and along rivers and roads.

Ghosthunting Illinois

John B Kachuba

$15.95 $14.67

A great guide book is you want to get in the car and visit the haunts of Illinois.

Illinois' Haunted Route 66

Janice Tremeear

$19.98 $18.38

Route 66 enthusiasts can find the strange places and haunts along the Mother Road in Illinois.

Haunted Springfield, Illinois

Garret Moffett


Springfield has its own collection of haunted places from the Dana-Thomas House to Camp Butler and even Lincoln's tomb.

These stories are best read on a dark, cold, windy night.