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Books > Mind, Body & Spirit > Unexplained phenomena / the paranormal > Ghosts & poltergeists

Ghts of West Chester, Pennsylvania (Paperback): Mark Sarro Ghts of West Chester, Pennsylvania (Paperback)
Mark Sarro
R395 R328 Discovery Miles 3 280 Save R67 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Take a ghostly tour of West Chester, Pennsylvania, to learn the myths, legends, and stories of ghosts that haunt this historic town! Visit with spirits of the Revolutionary War at Market and High Street or a shadow person lurking at Everhart Grove, Marshall Square Park, and Hemlock Alley. Join a paranormal research team on investigations of poltergeist, residual, and intelligent activity. Delve into the dark side of West Chester, but be prepared to be scared long into the night.

Kentucky Haunts (Paperback): Daniel Meyer Kentucky Haunts (Paperback)
Daniel Meyer
R440 R362 Discovery Miles 3 620 Save R78 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Bluegrass State of Kentucky has a macabre assortment of hotels and inns, restaurants, parks, roads and highways, cemeteries, and historic locales that are haunted by ghosts that linger and grow. Examine more than 40 locations providing visitor information-including places to go, things to do, and tasty morsels to eat-as you explore the history, legends, and ghosts of haunted Kentucky. Read about Abraham Lincoln, who dreamed of his own assassination, and a well-wishing female specter at Mark's Feed Store. Visit the Shandies Restaurant where chairs move by themselves, or meet the ghost bride of Cumberland Falls, who rises out of the water on nights of the full moon. Be careful at Child's Branch Bridge where an unfriendly ghost causes drivers to crash, and listen to the murderer at Pioneer Cemetery who screeches in pain before his hanging. A detailed listing of locations will start your ghostly journey of Kentucky. Happy haunting!

Ghts of Maine (Paperback): T. M. Gray Ghts of Maine (Paperback)
T. M. Gray
R403 R336 Discovery Miles 3 360 Save R67 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Join in the fun of ghost hunting as you travel through the paranormal hotspots of Maine! Learn of the cries of the insane ghost who mourns her dead husband at the Boon Island Lighthouse. Read about the bloody ghost of George Vigny who may be guarding pirate loot on Jewell Island. Maybe you will get a sense of a haunt's lovely perfume in the Schaeffer Theater at Bates College. These and other spine-tingling tales of ghostly Maine will keep you reading long into the night!

Ghts of San Francisco (Paperback): Kathryn Vercillo Ghts of San Francisco (Paperback)
Kathryn Vercillo
R338 R281 Discovery Miles 2 810 Save R57 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

San Francisco is a dynamic city built upon a rich and vibrant history overflowing with the ghostly intrigue. This book relates tales of the most famous ghosts said to haunt the city. Learn about:; a rum-soaked body who continues to haunt the Atherton Mansion.; eerie piano playing by the musical spirit at York Hotel's Empire Plush Room.; moving lights and footsteps of soldiers long gone from the abandoned Park Presidio military hospital.; the praying ghost at the CCS Elementary School. These and many more spirited tales will haunt you as you delve into San Francisco's ghostly atmosphere. Also, learn to conduct your own ghostly research!

Ghts of Valley Forge and Phoenixville (Paperback): D. P. Roseberry Ghts of Valley Forge and Phoenixville (Paperback)
D. P. Roseberry
R391 R324 Discovery Miles 3 240 Save R67 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A fascination with ghostly phenomena is sweeping the country. There is plenty to fascinate right here in the Valley Forge area! Delve into the area's unique culture and stormy history by exploring sixty ghostly accounts of creepy places, non-living people, and paranormal phenomena. You won't want to miss: *General "Mad Anthony" Wayne, as he searches for his bones in Valley Forge, *the furniture-moving ghosts at the Phoenixville Public Library , *the happy child spirits at the Manor House Bed and Breakfast, *the ghostly Civil War soldier, Jeremy, who spins a single rose at the Mansion House Inn, *the fantastic yearly celebration of the 1950s horror film, The Blob, at the Blobfest of Phoenixville, and *the ghostly inhabitants at the Corner Stores. These are only a few of the strange tales that will keep you contemplating ghostly visitors long into the night.

Ghosts and Legends of Oklahoma (Paperback): Mike Ricksecker Ghosts and Legends of Oklahoma (Paperback)
Mike Ricksecker
R448 R370 Discovery Miles 3 700 Save R78 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Explore the paranormal history of Oklahoma through its colorful ghost stories and legends, as well as through the eyes of a renowned paranormal team. Have drinks with outlaw ghosts in an old saloon and tip your hat to the lady spirits upstairs in the bordello. Discover why several professional basketball players fear a hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. Learn about an alternate ending to the life of Abraham Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth. Follow the atlas and investigate the famous Stone Lion Inn, the 101 Ranch, Overholser Mansion, and other historic haunted locales throughout the state. This spine-tingling cross-section of Oklahoma's history includes dozens of tales of Native Americans, the Civil War, famous outlaws, Wild West shows, oil boomtowns, railroad legends, deadly tornados, and historic Route 66. Haunted Oklahoma awaits you!

Haunted Hoier Halls: Indiana University (Paperback): Kat Klockow Haunted Hoier Halls: Indiana University (Paperback)
Kat Klockow
R446 R369 Discovery Miles 3 690 Save R77 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Tour Indiana University's spooky Bloomington campus and Southern Indiana's haunted houses and creepy corners. Be introduced to timeless campus ghosts such as the Girl in Yellow of Read Hall who stumbles about looking for her sliced-away face, the shadow dog that growls and patrols the Indiana Memorial Union, and the Lady in Black who has drifted along sidewalks of East Third Street since 1911. The mysterious Buskirk-Showers Mansion is where one might be locked in the restroom or find wine glasses smashed. The Story Inn is where the blue lady might stare back at you from a mirror. Meet the paranormal teams who have investigated notorious haunted locations, such as the Crump Theater where phantom music and fragrances are often experienced and Stepp Cemetery with its many legends and scares. Join the haunts at Hoosier Halls!

The Calm Before the Storm - Evan's Sins (Paperback, 2nd 2020 ed.): Elle Klaes The Calm Before the Storm - Evan's Sins (Paperback, 2nd 2020 ed.)
Elle Klaes; Edited by Dawn Lewis; Cover design or artwork by Tl Katt
R453 R381 Discovery Miles 3 810 Save R72 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Savannah's Ghts II (Paperback): Al Cobb Savannah's Ghts II (Paperback)
Al Cobb
R261 R220 Discovery Miles 2 200 Save R41 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Savannah, Georgia, has been rated among the top three haunted cities in America today and for good reason! True stories of ghosts, poltergeists, and strange and unusual spiritual events in Savannah will make you shiver as you read about: ac The tragic air crash that killed crew and observers--are they still here with us? ac A dark shadow in the attic of the Krouskoff Mansion on East Abercorn Street--the one that just waits and watches. ac Gravesites by the runway at the Savannah International Airport--why are they there? ac The skeleton found in the wall at the Foley House Inn where a murderous secret is buried. These and other scary tales of Savannah will have you reading deep into the night, proving that real life experiences are, indeed, far stranger than fiction. Includes a detailed touring map so that you, too, can visit Savannah's Ghosts!

Haunted Pubs & Hotels in and Around Worcestershire (Paperback): Anne Bradford Haunted Pubs & Hotels in and Around Worcestershire (Paperback)
Anne Bradford
R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Over ninety public houses and hotels are featured in this book. There is a brief overview of each one, giving type of inn and the fare on offer. Every inn has a story to tell. Some were patronised by royalty, others were smugglers dens or the local 'pick-up joint'! Some were caught up in the civil wars of the 1600s, others were a venue for an illicit romance. A few have even been involved in a murder. Above all, in every one of these hostelries, at one time or another, a ghost has made its presence felt.

Ghostly Encounters - The Hauntings of Everyday Life (Paperback): Dennis Waskul, Michele Waskul Ghostly Encounters - The Hauntings of Everyday Life (Paperback)
Dennis Waskul, Michele Waskul
R535 R479 Discovery Miles 4 790 Save R56 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

"In the top corner of the window a pale, milky-white wisp is rising almost to the top of our ten-foot ceiling.... I am startled but not afraid.... Mostly, I am engrossed; I have never seen anything like this before (or since) and it fascinates me." Dennis Waskul writes these lines-about his first-hand experience with the supernatural-in the introduction to his beguiling book Ghostly Encounters. Based on two years of fieldwork and interviews with 71 midwestern Americans, the Waskuls' book is a reflexive ethnography that examines how people experience ghosts and hauntings in everyday life. The authors explore how uncanny happenings become ghosts, and the reasons people struggle with or against a will to believe. They present the variety and character of hauntings and ghostly encounters, outcomes of people telling haunted legends, and the nested consequences of ghostly experiences. Through these stories, Ghostly Encounters seeks to understand the persistence of uncanny experiences and beliefs in ghosts in an age of reason, science, education, and technology-as well as how those beliefs and experiences both reflect and serve important social and cultural functions.

Ghostly Beacons - Haunted Lighthouses of North America (Paperback): Therese Lanigan-Schmidt Ghostly Beacons - Haunted Lighthouses of North America (Paperback)
Therese Lanigan-Schmidt
R406 R340 Discovery Miles 3 400 Save R66 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A hundred years after their deaths, meet keepers who still keep the lights burning. Meet their spurned lovers, who moan and wail; wronged wives, who play pianos; bereaved mothers, who still search for their children; and devoted housewives, who still lend a hand with the cleaning choresaall long-since passed away, at least from this realm. Travel around the borders of this great country, visiting the remote lighthouses of the two great oceans, and along the shores of the Great Lakes. Learn the grisly tales of disastrous deaths and unsolved murders, lost loves, and hurrendous storms. A wonderful read for all who love lighthouses or goosebump adventures.

A Christmas Carol (Paperback): Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol (Paperback)
Charles Dickens
R266 Discovery Miles 2 660 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Spooky Creepy New England 2 (Paperback): Karen Mossey Spooky Creepy New England 2 (Paperback)
Karen Mossey
R388 R320 Discovery Miles 3 200 Save R68 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Journey through supernatural Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Maine to experience 20 real encounters with ghosts and phantasms. Within these pages visit ghostly homes, haunted shipwrecks, businesses, and famous spooky historical places, as you explore paranormal situations that defy rational explanation. Read about a spirit cat continuing to make her presence known to help her grieving owner, and a ghost that stands in a doorway, but cannot come in. Experience objects that appear out of nowhere and consider the persistent appearance of the same name, number, and visions. Find out how dreams and intuition can become reality. See actual pictures of apparitions and paranormal phenomena. You are sure to experience some of the spookiest and creepiest encounters from New England in this spooky second volume.

Great Lakes Folklore: Legends of the Five Sisters (Paperback): Charles Cassady Jr Great Lakes Folklore: Legends of the Five Sisters (Paperback)
Charles Cassady Jr
R441 R363 Discovery Miles 3 630 Save R78 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Over the years, the Great Lakes a Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario a have carried Native Americans, explorers, immigrants, bandits, miners, warriors, and entrepreneurs and have inspired great tales of life on and around the water. What secrets do the Great Lakes, also known as the Five Sisters, hold deep? With nearly 60 images and illustrations, Great Lakes Folklore aims to answer that question. Relive the saga and tragedy of maritime ships the Success and Griffin. Meet the nefarious Lake Erie monster. Learn the story of Oliver Hazard Perry and the Battle of Lake Erie. These stories and more await. May they take you to places you have never been before.

The Ghost Signal - New Paranormal Research in recently deceased ghosts, entities, new Theories, new Techniques, new... The Ghost Signal - New Paranormal Research in recently deceased ghosts, entities, new Theories, new Techniques, new enhancements and the afterworld revealed. (Paperback)
Jimmy Ghinis
R91 Discovery Miles 910 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
In Search of Maryland Ghts: Montgomery County (Paperback): Karen Yaffe Lottes In Search of Maryland Ghts: Montgomery County (Paperback)
Karen Yaffe Lottes
R520 R423 Discovery Miles 4 230 Save R97 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Explore haunted places of Montgomery County, Maryland, and its surrounding area through 53 ghostly stories: Brookeville to Gaithersburg, Poolesville, and Leesburg, Virginia; the C & O Canal to Rockville and Silver Spring; Chevy Chase and Washington, D.C. to Sandy Spring. Learn about the many ghosts, apparitions, and supernatural occurrences that can't be explained logically, including the Headless Horseman that continues to terrorize visitors to the old railroad bridge; the poltergeist that haunts the Madison House; the Tommyknocker at the Maryland Mine; and the farmer that keeps searching for his buried treasure. The history of gold mining, presidential politics, the Civil War, the burning of Washington during the War of 1812, the French and Indian War, and various important personages come to life through these mind-tingling stories. Are you brave enough to take this haunted journey back into time?

Haunted Virginia: Legends, Myths, and True Tales (Paperback): Pamela K. Kinney Haunted Virginia: Legends, Myths, and True Tales (Paperback)
Pamela K. Kinney
R404 R338 Discovery Miles 3 380 Save R66 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Like every state in the Union, Virginia has unique myths, legends, and yes, even true stories that sound much like legends, but aren't. Learn about the urban legend of the Bunnyman and what happens to mortals at his Bunnyman Bridge in Clifton at midnight on Halloween. Prepare to discover the myths surrounding Edgar Allan Poe and other famous Virginians. See why Natural Bridge is actually a haunted tourist attraction. And what makes the Great Dismal Swamp so creepy: Is it the ghosts or Bigfoot? Meet the Witch of Pungo in Virginia Beach and find out that Mothman and the Jersey Devil actually visited Virginia. Read Virginian stories of witches, demons, monsters, ghosts, pirates, strange animals, and soldiers from the Civil War. Come visit a most amazing, frightening, and even intriguing Virginia that you never knew existed.

Poltergeist! A New Investigation Into Destructive Haunting - Including 'The Cage - Witches Prison' St Osyth... Poltergeist! A New Investigation Into Destructive Haunting - Including 'The Cage - Witches Prison' St Osyth (Paperback)
John Fraser
R369 R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Save R61 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

There are few factual books written about poltergeist phenomena, John's Fraser's Poltergeist! A New Investigation Into Destructive Haunting fills that void, advancing and updating Colin Wilson's work Poltergeist!, this study's namesake from over 38 years ago. Fraser takes readers on a journey from the Borley Rectory to the Isle of Man, and grounds his readers in an historical overview of 'Poltergeist phenomena'. He examines where such events overlap with other paranormal investigations of 'apparitional' ghosts. What do they have in common, what do they differ? To answer this, Fraser looks to new research on paranormal events, never before published in book form. Fraser contends, perhaps controversially, that ghost sightings are and always will be ambiguous and near-impossible to prove, that only Poltergeist phenomena can be empirically verified.

Ghtly Connections: Pennsylvanias Lower Susquehanna Valley (Paperback): Steve McNaughton Ghtly Connections: Pennsylvanias Lower Susquehanna Valley (Paperback)
Steve McNaughton
R445 R367 Discovery Miles 3 670 Save R78 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Pennsylvania's Lower Susquehanna Valley, including Dauphin, Lancaster, Cumberland, Adams, and York Counties, is no stranger to the existence of ghosts, angels, and elementals. Visit haunted hotspots to see what shows up in mirrors at Golden Lane Antiques and Art Gallery and hear secrets kept in Hanover, where family cats are mistreated by ghosts. Spend time with elementals at Chickie's Rock or Fort Hunter Park. Descend into Catacombs at Bube's Brewery in Mt. Joy, have your picture taken with a ghost at Allenberry Playhouse in Boiling Springs, and be pushed by ghosts at the Accomac Inn. These stories and more will show that the energy of mankind, nature, and spirituality connect the physical and spiritual world in Pennsylvania's Susquehanna Valley.

More Lt Loot: Ghtly New England Treasure Tales (Paperback): Patricia Hughes More Lt Loot: Ghtly New England Treasure Tales (Paperback)
Patricia Hughes
R528 R431 Discovery Miles 4 310 Save R97 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Stories of lost and haunted treasure sites are intermingled through three states in southern New England: Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Explore supernatural history that abounds and visit ghost towns, lost Native American villages, forgotten mines, and valuable gem discoveries. Pirates were welcome, and when they visited, the legends suggest that they left their loot behind. Begin your search in Rhode Island where Captain Kidd is said to have buried coins at the northern tip of Sandy Point. (Coins from his era have been found here!) Seek pirate treasure said to be hidden in Brooklyn, Windham County, Connecticut (you'd have to look out for the headless horseman who was killed for the gold in question). Pirate treasure is said to be buried on Money Hill in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. A large amount of British gold and silver was discovered in 1973 and thousands of coins have been found dating from the late 18th century. But beware, black dog guardians, wildmen, and pirate ghosts protect these treasures from ever being found. Yo Ho.

Supernatural Pennsylvania (Paperback): Laurie Hull Supernatural Pennsylvania (Paperback)
Laurie Hull
R647 R522 Discovery Miles 5 220 Save R125 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Pennsylvania has a long and creepy history. These stories showcase some of the spookiest places in the Keystone State that have played important roles in the state's unique culture. The encounters are as varied as the landscape, ranging from a lonely haunted hiking trail in a mountain forest where a murder victim still seeks justice, to a busy city intersection where a luckless ghost of a hanged woman lingers. Find out if there's really something to be feared on Cult House Road in Chadds Ford, where the trees seem to grow intentionally away from the road. Is a murder spree to blame for the spookiness? And one mustn't forget to visit America's first serial killer, at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon; but be careful, because you might get a migraine at this grave site. Ghosts of murderers, maids, Major Generals, and even a monster or two are among the beings you will encounter within these pages. The one thing these lost souls share is a desire to have their story told. Find a comfy chair and settle in as you visit the spookier side of Pennsylvania.

Ght Stories and Legends of Alameda, Berkeley, and Oakland (Paperback): Karen Zimmerman Ght Stories and Legends of Alameda, Berkeley, and Oakland (Paperback)
Karen Zimmerman
R389 R321 Discovery Miles 3 210 Save R68 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Alameda, Oakland, and Berkeley, California (across the bay from San Francisco), don't have much in common at first glanceuntil after dark. Visit with none-too-friendly ghosts of the Pardee Home Museum who, even now, still talk to visitors. Learn about the poltergeist in a medical office that levitates ashtrays and throws typewriters. Read about a threatening, smoky wraith that glides across the gym at the Alameda High School. Explore Mound Street, former Native American burial grounds, and the cemetery ghosts of Mills College. A psychic shares her impression of an Alameda restaurant. Find out how a dead neighbor communicated through a computer screen. Public buildings and private homes, and even a student co-op are not immune from spirits haunting Alameda, Berkeley, and Oakland. To those of us who believe, ghosts are everywhere; these cities are no exception.

Civil War Ghosts (Paperback): Michelle Hamilton Civil War Ghosts (Paperback)
Michelle Hamilton
R331 R276 Discovery Miles 2 760 Save R55 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Pacific Northwest Haunts (Paperback): Joe Teeples Pacific Northwest Haunts (Paperback)
Joe Teeples
R450 R373 Discovery Miles 3 730 Save R77 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Investigate the ghosts of the Pacific Northwest with this useful field guide to spectral haunts! Visit a community in Seattle built over top a children's graveyard, where unsuspecting homeowners report ghostly children in their homes. Read about ghastly happenings in Aberdeen where the ghost of Billy Ghol is still seen at the town pub. Take a stroll through Seattle's Pike Place Market and discover the many souls who have never left this tourist hotspot, such as the female barber who sang her victims to sleep in order to rob them. Have dinner in FDR's railroad car in Georgetown, where the staff has followed a beautiful mysterious lady into the back room, only to have her vanish before their eyes! Hunting ghosts in the Pacific Northwest is a haunting good time!

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