Reading horror books or watching horror movies are one of the few guilty pleasures that all of us indulge in. Horror, as a literary genre, is one which is intended to frighten, scare, or disgust and create an eerie frightening atmosphere. It frequently relies on the supernatural to evoke the emotion of fear in readers.
One of the best known late 20th-century horror writers is Stephen King, who is credited for many novels and several short stories. Following in his footsteps, many Indian authors have also emerged who have carved their niche in the horror genre. These Indian horror books are very much rooted in Indian essence and do not fail to scare and frighten the readers. Here is a look at some spine chilling horror books by Indian authors you must read.