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Many people believe they have seen ghosts, many others are doubtful, but despite the rationalism of the present day, there has been no decrease in the number of sightings: old ghosts have survived for centuries and have been joined by modern ones, haunted houses retain their eerie reputations, apparitions are studied by parapsychologists, poltergeists still wreak havoc in homes, and ghost hunters seek proof of the paranormal. Halloween Hauntings is a wide-ranging guide to ghostly phenomena from all parts of the globe. It covers cases throughout history: many of them famous, others less well known. It examines malign spirits and gentle ghosts, apparitions, wraiths, haunted houses and spooky urban myths. Each entry gives details of the date, location and course of events, as well as providing a historical context and analytical assessment of the phenomenon. The book's extensive appendices provide fascinating additional information, including the differing roles of ghosts in the world's religions, an exploration of out-of-body and near-death experiences, and modern theories offered to explain ghosts by figures such as Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. Halloween Hauntings is a thorough study of a subject that has intrigued, amazed and terrified mankind throughout history.
Startling, scary stories from Vancouver Island to Newfoundland. Guaranteed to chill!
Step away from sunny Jersey's present day and into the sinister shadows of the past ... the island's history is filled with dark deeds and restless spirits. Collected here for the first time are stories that have endured through centuries to chill the blood. This unique anthology gathers together the most famous tales, such as the Ghost Bride and the White Lady, along with lesser-known tales, such as The Lake. Erren Michaels' and Noah Goats' skilful storytelling, along with Ryan Thomas' detailed illustrations, beautifully combine to relate these haunting tales of murder and vengeance that refuse to be forgotten.
Norfolk has many associations with the paranormal, from ancient tales of Shuck the hound that has haunted the county's lanes for a thousand years to tales of ghosts from the Second World War and of unidentified f lying objects. This book takes a new approach by looking at the paranormal as recorded in the archives of the county. The stories include those collected by some of the county's keenest folklorists such as W. H. Cooke, Mark Taylor, and W. G. Clarke, as well as first-hand records of paranormal experience. Many tales are published for the very first time, such as Mottie Green, the Wells 'witch', and a new light is thrown on more familiar stories such as the haunting of Syderstone Parsonage and the Snettisham ghost. Not least, the book also explains the key role of Norwich in the development of the vampire story! Read this book and your view of Norfolk will never be the same again!
Scotland is often seen as a land of mystery, a place where reality collides with the world of spirits and phantoms. But what effect does that have on the individuals who call it their home? And, in particular, on those people who have in one way or another earned a place in history? Famous Scots and the Supernatural examines the achievements of famous Scots through the ages and shows how their lives and decisions have been affected by unusual and unlikely influences. For example, William Wallace was seen at one time as much as a mystic as a soldier. Hugh Dowding, who masterminded Britain's Battle of Britain victory, was fascinated by the spirit world and became a leading exponent of the New Age movement. And John Logie Baird, the father of television, had a number of supernatural experiences and attended seances where he received messages from dead inventors. Famous Scots and the Supernatural reveals how, from the earliest times to the present, politicians, scientists, writers and artists have been influenced not only by the world around them but by less obvious and more mystical beliefs and experiences which have changed their lives and altered the course of history.
Look into Virginia's paranormal past through the haunted plantations of its most famous residents. Journey to some of the earliest settlements of the New World at the Adam Thoroughgood House and Bacon's Castle and discover why spirits of their founders refuse to leave. Explore homes of founding fathers at Berkeley and Red Hill and learn one mysterious trait they sharethe ghosts of children. Visit sixteen more Old Dominion houses to learn why spirits linger. Tales of murder, suicide, hidden fortune, and heartbreak in Virginia will haunt you.
Featuring 36 delightful wood engravings by Frank C Eckmair, this book is a charming account of the "ghosts" and other forms of "spirit life" in the six-million acre "forever wild" forest preserve in upstate New York".
The strange cries heard at night in a dilapidated penitentiary, the glimpse of a 'White Lady' floating through a graveyard, the face at the window in a room that has been locked for decades - stories of hauntings never cease to intrigue us. From palaces to prisons, from an 11th century chateau in France to 'The Island of the Dolls' in Mexico City, Haunted Places features the world's most fascinating spooky locations. Some hauntings are recent, others are ancient, but all the stories are striking: from the deceased monks who pace the boundaries of a ruined former priory, to the lift operator in a Canadian hotel still working his shift decades after he died, to the infamous Vlad the Impaler, who haunts a Romanian castle where he was imprisoned for seven years. With tales of the 'Mad Old Woman' who searches Highgate cemetery in London for the children she supposedly murdered to strange laughter heard at night, from apparitions to floating orbs to radios suddenly changing station, Haunted Places features 150 outstanding photographs of haunted sites. Each eerie photograph is accompanied by a caption explaining the story of the haunting, from tragic accidents to brutal murders, from executions to disease and other sorrowful endings.
It's no surprise that remote Martha's Vineyard is home to a significant population of ghosts. There are the strange entities that just may have played a part in the notorious accident at the Chappaquiddick Bridge. There is the ghost of aristocratic Desire Coffin, called back from the Other Side by the power of music and the memory of lost love. And at one haunted inn, Room 8, accessible only by way of a cramped hidden staircase, is the focus of strange events -- including the total disappearance of one guest.
These haunting tales from the high country include mysteries surrounding many well-known buildings and landmarks, some of which might be inhabited by restless spirits to this day! Features Stories from Barkerville, the Banff Springs Hotel, the Little Bighorn, Warren Air Force Base and more.
A fascinating collection of ghost stories from all over Wales brought together by Peter Underwood, an acknowledged expert on the paranormal. This book covers not only more well-known hauntings but also some more recent, and highly surprising, sightings. In his wide and varied experience Peter has handled objects which were alleged to have been moved by paranormal means and heard a recording of reportedly paranormal music. Rather more significantly he has met and talked with many, many people who have either seen or heard or even felt a ghostly presence. Welsh folklore and daily life have long been visited by occult phenomenon. Told in chilling detail these stories will delight paranormal enthusiasts of all ages.
Join a haunted historian as she scours dark museum dungeons, public libraries, and dusty newspaper archives to bring you 40 new supernatural tales about the Old West from the southern New Mexican Rockies to the Rockies of southern Canada. Learn about a disembodied spirit who solves an ancient murder mystery and how a phantom of the opera confesses her side of a famous ghost story. Muse about mysterious lights seen floating over the Rockies long before mankind sprouted wings and how early pioneers were abducted by ancient aliens. Take an adventure through a time warp tunnel and a trip on a terror train time machine. Meet an unflappable witness once kidnapped by a mysterious apelike creature while camping on Bishop Mountain. Relayed in a homespun style, this book also tells tales tailored to tickle your funny bone or pull at your heart strings.
Optioned for television by the hit team behind KILLING EVE. 'Filled with intrigue and suspense. The Craftsman is spellbinding.' - Clare Mackintosh 'Sharon Bolton at her absolute finest. Beautifully dark and disturbing.' - Jenny Blackhurst 'Darkly gothic and brilliantly original, The Craftsman will have you spellbound.' - JP Delaney 'An absolutely terrific crime novel that takes your darkest fear and makes it reality.' - Elly Griffiths ********************** Devoted father or merciless killer? His secrets are buried with him. Florence Lovelady's career was made when she convicted coffin-maker Larry Glassbrook of a series of child murders 30 years ago. Like something from our worst nightmares the victims were buried...ALIVE. Larry confessed to the crimes; it was an open and shut case. But now he's dead, and events from the past start to repeat themselves. Did she get it wrong all those years ago? Or is there something much darker at play? ********************** Praise for The Craftsman 'Grisly and comeplling.' - Sarah Hilary 'Utterly terrifying and gripping.' - Sabine Durrant, author of TAKE ME IN 'An original, dark, and twisted tale and the words just sparkle on the page.' - Niki Mackay 'I dare you to read it after dark. The Craftsman is a blood-chilling thriller that will cast a spell on you.' - Mark Edwards,No.1 Kindle bestseller 'Fabulous, utterly unique storyline, that will effortlessly stand out in the crowd of thrillers. It'll give you the creeps.' - Helen Fields 'Pitch perfect creepiness, air punching female empowerment and sinister mysteries kept me hooked to the very last page.' - Holly Seddon 'The Craftsman goes to some very dark places, and will have readers looking nervously over their shoulders with every page they turn.' - Mick Herron 'A brilliant blend of rich crime thriller with a hint of the gothic. Dark, disturbing and with women who totally rock, with the Craftsman Sharon Bolton has proven herself to be a master Craftsman herself. Buy it. Read it. Tell your friends. Then sleep with the light on.' - Sarah Pinborough
From the Admore Banshee to the ghost in the Bog of Lettermuck, this collection of spine-chilling tales from across County Derry is guaranteed to make your blood run cold. This spooky selection features stories of unexplained phenomena, ghostly apparitions, death knocks and poltergeist activity and includes the tale of the phantom coach said to return to the White Horse Inn every seven years; the helpful ghost that inhabits Derry Opera House; the spirit children said to haunt Rosemount's By-Wash and even a photograph of the Old Covent taken by a ghost. Drawing on historical and contemporary sources and including many first-hand experiences and previously unpublished tales, Haunted Derry will enthrall anyone interested in the unexplained.
Compiled by paranormal investigator Gregor Stewart, this new book contains a chilling range of spooky tales from around Kirkcaldy. From haunted public houses, which have left both customers and staff terrified, to the ruins of the ancient Ravenscraig Castle, which still attract a mysterious visitor many years after their death, this collection of ghostly goings-on, phantom footsteps and playful poltergeists is sure to appeal to everyone interested in the paranormal and the history of Fife's largest town. Richly illustrated with over fifty images, Haunted Kirkcaldy is guaranteed to make your blood run cold.
Discover the historical tapestry of San Diego through a haunted tour of cemeteries, hotels, restaurants, museums, libraries, battlefields, and even fairgrounds. Join the San Diego Paranormal Research Society as they explore ghostly occurrences and examine eyewitness and curator accounts alongside paranormal researchers' firsthand experiences. Learn about the types of ghosts, spirits, and hauntings at more than 25 locations and the theories behind their existence. From downtown San Diego, Julian, and the Gaslamp Quarter District to the North, West, and East Counties, learn why "America's Finest City" could be in the running for "America's Most Haunted City." San Diego's Most Haunted is a collection of spooky spaces and paranormal places that is sure to delight, educate, and entertain.
Take an eerie journey through the historic town of Boston, where ghostly friars still occupy the land of their thirteenth-century monastery, and where Sarah Preston's disembodied cries of `Pestilence!' can sometimes be heard as her ghostly apparition jumps from the top of St Botolph's Church. Her alleged former home, Church Key Studio, has seen many occupants come and go over the centuries - but does one of them still reside there in spirit? Also featured is the ancient Guildhall of St Mary's, where a group of distinguished ghostly gentlemen hold board meetings in the upper hall while a lady apparition stares intently into the old prison cells. And explore the spectacular rooms and gardens of Fydell House, where previous occupants have been seen and heard, long after their deaths. This book tells the stories of many well-known locations, with first-hand testimonies of paranormal activity - from pubs, shops and restaurants to a former music venue. Including exclusive photographs and the results of paranormal investigations, some of the locations featured will surprise you ... and some of the chilling evidence will make your blood run cold.
This work features amusing and instructive true-life stories from the author's work and life that emphasize the principles of interdimensional communication. The book includes lessons and photographs of interdimensional life forms.
A Haunted Love Story is two tales in one: a modern family's attempt to embrace their strange, spiritinhabited home and a vintage love affair kept secret for six decades.
When Mark Spencer bought the beautiful old Allen House in Monticello, Arkansas, he knew that it was famously haunted. According to ghost lore, the troubled spirit of Ladell Allen, who mysteriously commited suicide in the master bedroom in 1948, still roamed the historic mansion. Yet Mark remained skeptical--until he and his family began witnessing faceless phantoms, a doppelganger spirit, and other paranormal phenomena. Ensuing ghost investigations offered convincing evidence that six spirits, including Ladell, inhabited their home. But the most shocking event occured the day Mark followed a strange urge to explore the attic and found, crammed under a floorboard, secret love letters that touchingly depict Ladell Allen's forbidden, heart-searing romance--and shed light on her tragic end.
Barroom brawler ghosts, a ghost prayer group, Peeping Tom ghosts, a
ghost who hates children, and even a ghost who didn't know he was
dead are just a few of the wild assortment of characters in Echo
Bodine's delightful new collection of true ghost stories. A psychic
who has been hunting ghosts for 40 years, Bodine shares her story
of how she became a ghost buster along with the stories of ghosts,
hauntings, and possessions she encountered along the way.
At just five years old, Maureen Hancock discovered her ability
to communicate with the dead. Descended from a long line of
legendary Irish mystics, she was no stranger to the spiritual
realm, but for fear of being misunderstood by her friends and
family she kept the otherworldly messages to herself, eventually
suppressing them completely.
During the nineteenth century Willington Mill, near Wallsend gained an infamous reputation for being haunted. Bizarre noises, apparitions and poltergeist activity dogged the premises and were experienced by dozens of credible witnesses. The case attracted the interest of the country's leading psychical researchers of the time, but the mystery was never solved - until now. Using a wide variety of contemporary sources along with cutting-edge investigative techniques, Michael J. Hallowell and Darren W. Ritson have pieced together the true story of Willington Mill. As well as detailing the fascinating phenomena that occurred in the building, The Haunting of Willington Mill is at last able to offer an explanation for one of England's most enigmatic and puzzling hauntings.
Blackpool has long been a favourite for holidaymakers and conjures up cosy images of theme-parks, donkey rides and ice-cream. However, this popular seaside resort also harbours some disturbing secrets. Discover the shadier side of Blackpool with this terrifying collection of true-life tales from across the town. Featuring the ghosts of some of the most iconic buildings, such as Blackpool Tower, the Grand Theatre and Blackpool Opera House, this book is guaranteed to make your blood run cold. Drawing on historical and contemporary sources and containing many tales which have never before been published, Haunted Blackpool will delight everyone interested in the paranormal.
The cemeteries of greater Cincinnati have had their share of hauntings, strange occurrences, and odd phenomena throughout history. Entombed within these pages are 22 stories of the dead and the strange-tales of those who have experienced for themselves the hauntingly beautiful burial grounds of Cincinnati, Ohio. Hold tight to your scarf or shawl as you follow the legend of the ghost who loves to steal items of clothing. Listen to famous lawyer Harvey Myers as he presents evidence to a jury...from beyond the grave. Walk a dog that died more than a hundred years ago, and meet the ghostly guard of Linden Grove Cemetery. Unearth a strange family secret involving two graveyards, and raise spirits by rubbing your hands together. Enjoy the mystical, weird, horrifying, and sometimes funny, stories from beyond the eternal curtain as you discover the haunted history behind Cincinnati's most beloved internment grounds.
From the wilds of Scotland to the ruins of an old Abbey on the South Coast of England psychic medium and paranormal expert Diana Jarvis has investigated connected with and been terrified out of her wits by a plethora of poltergeists and apparitions. Join her as she relives some of her most bizarre encounters. Funny and frightening these accounts are very real and will take you out of your armchair and transport you to each cobweb infested location. Experience the terror of sharing personal space with a Jack the Ripper suspect, face off a murderer and black magician as he attempts a supernatural slaying or feel the passion of a man separated by death from his love. Backed by witness statements this book will make you think again about life after death. With each series of experiences Diana also gives you techniques to protect yourself and help understand what is happening when you encounter the dead face to face. So grab your digital thermometer and get ready for the ride of your life and Afterlife
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