One word: Dracula.
...Dracula...by Bram Stoker.
That's all I've got to say. It requires no more introduction.
"Somewhere high overhead, probably on the tower, I heard the voice of the Count calling in his harsh, metallic whisper. His call seemed to be answered from far and wide by the howling of wolves."
Oooo-eee--oooooouuuuu........read if you dare! (It's really good.)