The Horror at Chiller House is the nineteenth and final book in the Goosebumps HorrorLand book series, as well as the seventh and final book in the Chiller House arc. It was published in 2011.

The cover artwork shows Jonathan Chiller in his shop, and behind him are children being attacked by monsters.


"So Glad to See You All Back in My Shop."

Jonathan Chiller has had a plan all along. Nothing is free in HorrorLand, especially his rare souvenirs. Now it's time for the six kids who visited his shop to pay up. And Chiller knows exactly what he wants -- players for his deadly game.

Andy, Sam, Jessica, Meg, Marco, and Ray are trapped by Chiller's evil plot. Who is this madman? He's made sure that there is only one way to escape from HorrorLand. But are they willing to pay for it... with their lives?


Part 1: 1960

A young boy is kept at home by his parents. His mother thinks he has a special brain that needs to be nurtured , so she wants him to study all the time. His father think this is turning his son into a freak, which the boy hates. His father forces him to go out hunting to turn his son into a "man". The hunting trip goes wrong, as the boy accidentally shoots himself in the foot with his crossbow. Father only laughs at him.

He takes his son home, where he tells mother that he gives up and he'll let Jonny stay inside from now on. Furious, the boy declares that one day, he'll prove to his father can be a man. He tells his figurines that he is Jonathan Chiller, and they will all obey him.

Part 2: Today

Ray Gordon and some other kids who got souvenirs from the Chiller House are transported to Chiller. He asks them to play a game where they have to find the little horrors (that transported them to his shop) so they can go home. He says Hunters are going to start hunting them the next day. He gives them Helper Cards so they can find their Helpers to help them find the horrors. They soon find out they can't leave the park without throwing away their Helper Cards. They soon get back their Helper Cards at a cart selling sushi-flavored ice cream.

They escape and split in groups: Ray and Sam, Andy and Meg, Marco and Jessica. Sam and Ray soon find Ray's helper who leads them to a joke red box. After meeting Chef Belcher, they find Marco and Jessica and they find out that the arrows are real. Then they run into Andy and Meg. When they find Madame Doom, Andy goes in her place and gets hit by an arrow, but reveals he's still alive and that the arrow was fake and Madame Doom wanted to make the game more "frightening". Andy says he didn't want to scare his friends, but Doom made him do it.

Madame Doom reveals that the Helpers were actually the Hunters. They flee and soon find out that Chiller is playing all the Hunters. He tells them the game isn't over yet, but they are sick of all this. Chiller also tells them that he never had any friends as a kid, so he made his own, and this entire plan was to prove he is a great hunter just like his dad wanted. The children then put on his "friend's" costumes and say they're leaving him. Chiller yells at them to stop messing with his friend. He tells the kids that they can leave using the toy horrors. They do so, as Ray says bye to the others.


Chiller spends all tonight cleaning up the mess the kids made. When the shop opens, two kids come in. He welcomes them and says "Why don't you take a little horror home with you?"

International releases




  • The cover art is a mirrored version of the original art.
  • Ray Gordon of the previous story is the narrator.
  • Slappy is featured on the cover, despite only being mentioned in the book.
  • Chiller's father is mention by name in the book: Charles Chiller 
Goosebumps HorrorLand series
#01 Revenge of the Living Dummy#8 Say Cheese — and Die Screaming!#15 Heads, You Lose!
#02 Creep from the Deep#9 Welcome to Camp Slither#16 Weirdo Halloween
#03 Monster Blood for Breakfast!#10 Help! We Have Strange Powers!#17 The Wizard of Ooze
#04 The Scream of the Haunted Mask#11 Escape from HorrorLand#18 Slappy New Year!
#05 Dr. Maniac vs. Robby Schwartz#12 The Streets of Panic Park#19 The Horror at Chiller House
#06 Who's Your Mummy?#13 When the Ghost Dog HowlsN/A Welcome to HorrorLand: A Survival Guide
#07 My Friends Call Me Monster#14 Little Shop of Hamsters
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