With Halloween almost upon us what better time to pick up a good ghost story to read. Why not a something that is close to home?

Here at the top 5 best-selling ghost books that take place in Wyoming.

1). Take a trip across the state in the book Ghosts of Wyoming author Alyson Hagy explores away from the big tourist location to the small towns as a young runaway with a big secret who slips across the state border and steals a collie pup from the Meeker County Fairgrounds.

2). Voices at Twilight: A Poet's Guide to Wyoming Ghost Towns. This collection of poems, historical essays, and photographs, author Lori Howe illuminates the past and present of old towns giving the reader a tour of 12 of Wyoming's ghost towns, as well as travel directions.

3). Wyoming Ghost Stories highlights the strange footsteps and slamming doors plus things that go bump. From Cheyenne, Sheridan, Cody, Laramie, Casper, Rawlings, Green River, and lots of places in between and asks," is that the Wyoming wind or a wailing ghost?"

4). Ghosts on the Range: Eerie True Tales of Wyoming (The Pruett Series) This book explores the tragic and the humorous ghost stories across the vast open state the is Wyoming.

5). In the novel The Ghost Walker (A Wind River Reservation Mystery) Father John O'Malley discovers a corpse lying in a ditch beside the highway. He brings the police to the site but the corps is gone. A day or so later a woman is brutally murdered. Is it a ghost walker or a living murderer?

With a variety of paperback ghostly inspiration, Wyoming's bookstores are filled with some goosebumpy stories that are just perfect for this time of year.

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