The Best Literary Urban Legends

Urban legendsĀ are uncanny stories that revolve around urban and suburban areas. Most often, strange and horror events happened in places where the characters usually spend the day out. To give you a preview of this uncanny fiction, here are some of the legendary urban legends that might scare you:

1-Clive Barker’s The Forbidden

The most atmospheric fiction to deal with, this urban legend is rooted in the ruins of the cities. The story revolves around an attempt to get out of the utopian living that falls out of abandonment and disrepair.

2-Mariana Enriquez’s Things We Lost in the Fire

Basically, the focus of this urban legend is the House of Adela. The story is actually thrilling which is all about a girl who always disappears through an unpassable door. This girl will linger on your thought always nagging and gnawing at you.

3-Rampsey Campbell’s Creatures of the Pool

Among the other urban legends, the Creatures of the Pool actually features a real effect of the place. Campbell uses the Williamson Tunnels in order to relay a baffling effect to this uncanny fiction. Moreover, this horror story is also created with history, folklore, ghost stories, and other strange details about the city.