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Meet the ghosts of Kansas! Visit with a librarian who moves books at the State Capitol and ghosts that have been known to go home with patrons at River House. Learn about the Holton House spirit seen on a thermal imaging camera. Drink a cold brew with a ghost at Fat Matt's, the Twilighter, and PJs Bar. Relive college days at the haunted fraternity in Manhattan, where a ghost rattles doorknobs during tours. Buy a hammer from Ghostly Grandpa at his hardware store in Shawnee. Kansas ghosts are here to thrill and entertain you!
The ghosts, legends, and lore of Hampton Roads, Virginia, make this region one of the most haunted in America. Read about the legendary Grace Sherwood of Pungo who still haunts the site where she was tried as a witch. Meet the spirits of children who haunt the Ferry Plantation House, and travel lonely stretches of roads like deadly Elbow Road where a phantom jogger and his dog still roam at night. Chill to accounts describing odd happenings and ghost sightings by residents, employees, and paranormal teams as they experience haunted houses, ghost tours, and just plain creepiness. XThis is a book to read by candlelight!
From bootleggers and supernatural deaths to ghoulish legends and magical vortexes, this ghostly tour of Central Arizona is an entertaining a and scary a trip. Visit the Jerome Grand Hotel, and stay in one of their "Death Rooms." Travel through vortexes at Bell Rock and Boynton Canyon. Learn about ghost sightings at the Chapel of the Holy Cross and, if you get hungry, the Haunted Hamburger serves up a good ghost tale. Visit Superstition Mountain to Flagstaff, with just a touch of a "Hollywood in Arizona" legend thrown in for good measure. Come along for the ridea|if you dare.
Explore the supernatural history of Maryland through ghost stories and legends, and discover why the state may be one of the most haunted in America. Learn how a woman, killed by an oil lamp, locked the parlor doors of her house from her coffin. Play cards with the devil in a home where a ghost led a player to a hidden gold chain. See the impression left in a bed at the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd house and discover what person of infamy may have left it. Solve the mystery of the ghost of a headless peddler that kept pointing a stick at the ground, and read about the testimony of a ghost used in court. These and other stories form a comprehensive collection of ghosts in Maryland, including details unearthed for the first time in decades!
The first A-to-Z listing of extraordinary, supernatural, paranormal, and Fortean/inexplicable phenomena on the American Great Lakes. These five majestic freshwater seasLakes Superior, Huron, Erie, Michigan and Ontariohave hosted a treasure-trove of fantastic sailors' tales, mysteries, and legends. Here abide the long-standing rumors, myths and lore about mermaids, ghost ships, lake monsters, UFOs, USOs, vortices and triangles, Flying Dutchmen, wendigos, spook lights, haunted lighthouses, headless apparitions, melancholy mist-maidens, curses, talismans, thunderbirds, and sorcerers. Presented for the traveler, folklorist, ghost-buster, skeptic, cryptozoologist, or the just plain curious.
Visit the Austin, Texas, where the dead speak and have many tales to tell. Take a macabre guided tour that includes the most haunted hotel in Texas, the stately Driskill; the Speakeasy, where ordering "spirits" has a different meaning; and the Paggi Blacksmith Shop, where at least one tenant is still laughing, years after he died. Discover the possible connection between Austin's first serial killer and Whitechapel's most notorious madman. Find out what happens when the sun goes down and the bats take fight in one of Texas' most unusual and fascinating cities. It seems, in Austin, no one can escape the dead.
In his most frightening work to date, author and veteran ghost hunter Brian Righi takes readers to some of the most haunted sites in Texas. Journey through supernatural investigations of these strange tales: the ghost lights of Marfa, the phantom herds of the Stampede Mesa, and the ghosts of dead sailors aboard the USS Lexington. Encounter spectral gunslingers looking for a fight in Fort Worth, ancient frontier forts still guarded by the dead in San Antonio, and old manor houses haunted by their pasts in Dallas. Whether an avid ghost hunter or just someone looking to spruce up travel plans with a night's stay in a haunted bed and breakfast, this book promises thrills and chills you won't soon forget.
Come closer to the flames as you read the contemporary campfire haunts of spooky, creepy Baltimore County, Maryland. Learn how a love spell goes terribly wrong for a Parkville womanaor maybe it worked too wella| Cringe as you hear about the bloody destruction of the police communications department in Towson. Feel the horror of murder at a flower shop in Reisterstown, when a premonition came too late to save a woman. Hear demons in an attic at a Harford Road residence. See shadow people in Perry Hall, and meet a murderous ghost in Middle River who haunts a basement waiting for a victim. These new and scary stories will have you reading into the nightaor at least until the fire dies!
Tour ghostly Orange County, California, to experience the myths, legends, and chilling tales that haunt this thriving area. Meet the ghost of Le Potager that keeps the lights on when the kitchen is closed and a phantom that inhabits an antique mirror in a residence in La Habra. Meet the ghost of a man who left his message on a telephone recorder and learn about the legends that haunt the "Happiest Place in the World"-Disneyland. Walk the streets of Fullerton to visit spirit actors at The Fox Theater. Dine with ghosts at Rutaborgze Restaurant. Orange County has plenty of haunts to quench your paranormal thirst.
Dayton, Ohio, is the "Birthplace of Aviation" and a remarkable area for specters to soar. Stroll through the haunted Wright Patterson Air Force Museum with a guide that points out the ghostly features there and dine with "Chickie," the ghostly spinster at Amber Rose Restaurant. Read about an abandoned home filled with the ghostly residue of ectoplasm where two people from different families perished in the dank, dark basement. Hear new accounts about "Hamlet, the ghost" at the theater of Blair Hall at Sinclair Community College, where he has been seen on the catwalks. Learn about the apparition of a house at the Haunted Trails of Sycamore Woods Park, torn down years ago, but still there for some to see. Dayton's ghosts will bring your nightmares to life.
Lansing is Michigan's state capital, home to local and state politicians, and also home for the spirited dead. Explore the campus of Michigan State University, named as one of the most haunted campuses in the U.S. where it is said that a student dies every year under frightening circumstances. Read the story of Elizabeth Giltner, the bride who was murdered before her wedding, and James Dallas Egbert III, the child prodigy behind the famous Dungeons and Dragons legend that sparked the Tom Hanks movie, Mazes and Monsters. Creep through the cemetery of Ingham County's poorest citizens, people that society wanted to forget, but whose tortured spirits will not rest. Take a tour of Danville, a small town surrounded by witchcraft legends and haunted locations. Explore the many haunted homes and meet people who have to live with ghostly residents every day, no matter how angry those spirits become! With over 50 haunted locations, this book is a must for your paranormal library.
Take a ghostly tour of Wisconsin to learn myths, legends, and ghost stories that haunt this historic state. Visit a menagerie of spirits at Chances Restaurant in Rochester where ghosts make food disappear and turn stove burners off and on. Encounter desk-tossing ghosts at one of two haunted schools, and smell the horrible odor that lingers around the witch ghost of Callan Road. Be comforted by ghosts in the Ramada Plaza in Fond du Lac, or shocked by entities of ghosts that relive their deaths unaware that anyone can see them. Whether indoor, outdoor, human, or animal, Wisconsin has truly frightening spirits...all with one thing in common: They will stay with you long after you put this book down.
Many people have passed through the Albuquerque, New Mexico area. Some have stayed to live in the historic city, others come from ancient pueblos, mesas, and settlements outside its borders-and, for some, passions have caused them to remain, even after death. Read about the first witches and medicinemen who held supernatural powers. Learn about cultural perspectives of death and the rituals that accompany those beliefs. Visit the Mine Shaft Tavern where glasses fly off the bar, and the Santa Barbara Cemetery where a shadowy apparition holds a tattered rope attached to a noose about its neck, and feel the gaze of the lady in white at the Luna Mansion who strolls through the rooms and gazes out at visitors on the lawn. Read about LaLlorona, La Virgen de Guadalupe, the Peyote Ceremony, the Day of the Dead, and other haunting stories. Albuquerque is steeped in historic ritual; and ghostly inhabitants still flourish there.
When journalist and ghost sceptic Will Storr heads to Philadelphia to meet Lou Gentile, a demonologist, he expects a little fun with an amusing eccentric. What he gets are terrifying experiences of spectral lights and horrific demonic growling - and all of his safe, adult preconceptions about ghosts instantly vanish. In the cold light of day, Will decides on a quest for the truth about ghosts. He meets professional paranormal investigators and takes part in seances and a vigil in the most haunted house in Britain, tries out divining rods and ouija boards, and goes on set with TV's Most Haunted. But Will also seeks out the sceptics in clinical psychology and philosophy who ask if spirits are really just in our heads. His journey is full of bizarre, terrifying and hilarious experiences, each one a new insight into life, death and what might come after.
The ghostly residents of Hollywood are not shy about talking to us from the other side, especially those who want to set the record straight about how they passed from this life into the next! During seances conducted at Hollywood locations, spirits come forth, denying accidental deaths, naming murderers, and chit-chatting for fun. Hear what Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Harry Truman, and Jim Morrison, among others, have to say from beyond. Visit haunted houses, banks, cemeteries, restaurants, and more, as you learn that spirits in Hollywood still have a thing or two to say! Includes accounts from the original "Ghost Hunter," Hans Holzer, Psychic to the Stars, Kenny Kingston, psychic medium David Wells, as well as psychics Victoria Gross and Michael J. Kouri, and paranormal investigators Richard Senate and Robert Wlodarski.
Journey through the spirit-filled streets of Dallas, Texas. Relive spine-tingling tales of the phantom hitchhiker, cowboy ghosts of Preston Road, and the grave-robbing monster of Ghost Mountain. Visit the hidden ballroom of the Adolphus Hotel, where phantoms still dance the night away. Explore the creepy history of the wax museum murders and stay the night in the infamous, blood-soaked Reindeer Manor. All these and more spooky adventures await you in the Big Da|if you dare visit!
For the past twenty-five years, the people along the Massachusetts-Rhode Island border have known about the Bridgewater Triangle and the odd things that occur there. But for centuries before that, the Triangle has been a haven for the unexplained, with sightings of weird animals, UFOs, ghosts, and unmarked, strange government vehicles. Now, for the first time, the full light of research is brought to this understudied aspect of the Triangle, including the examination of classic hauntings as well as urban legends told for years as true stories. Learn about the ghosts of Profile and Anawan Rocks in Freetown, the spirits haunting the hospital of the insane in Taunton, the eerie cemeteries in Fairhaven, Attleboro, and Fall River, and many more scary sites. Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island can finally be exposed as one of the most haunted areas of New England.
Tour of one of the most haunted landscapes in the United States. Walk the halls of the chilling Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, a place that gave even Stephen King the creeps. Explore legends of Doc Holiday at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs and visit his grave to see his ghost. Learn about "unsinkable" Molly Brown's haunted home in Denver, and read ghost stories that have haunted the Colorado Rockies for centuries. These places and more will chill you to the bone!
History has shown an unsettled face in the Southern Crescent: a ghostly face. Take a eerie tour to learn about myths, legends, and ghost stories haunting this historic region! Read about Baker Bob, a ghost with a fetish for telephone misuse, or poltergeist George, who throws regular tantrums. Join a female apparition on a bridge in Coweta County who wanders the train tracks at night, screaming for her lost child. Meet Doc Holliday's ghost who frequents the Holliday Dorsey Fife House and Museum; he just may lock you inside. Whether an icy touch, ethereal whisper, or shadowy figures, Georgia has tales that will chill you.
Read stories brought to life during encounters at Eastern State Penitentiary, where whispers from the famed Cell Block 12 were caught on tape. At Fort Mifflin, visions of bloody men of the Revolutionary time are seen and their agonizing cries are heard. Also visit apparitions of South Philly and Center City; read about a ghost who'd killed family members and then himself-he now interacts with the living; see a nostalgic spirit who stands at the corner of 9th and Passyunk. Included is information for ghost hunters about protection, equipment, and tips for investigating ghosts. Watch where you walk in Philadelphia; chances are there may be a spirit or two strolling next to you!
A book unlike any other ghost book -- These are not the typical orb or streak-type ghosts that ghost hunters often get, but full formed, vaporous apparitions. The large color photos are evocative and draw you in as if you are actually standing there and seeing what the photographer saw and felt. The question asked of photographer Rebecca Benjamin is: Are the photographs real? The answer? Yes! In many cultures, spirits of the dead return to visit. They return when the "veil," or separation between life and death and past and present, is at its thinnest. This is the time that Rebecca has taken most of her photographs over the past fifteen years. Ghost stories accompany each cemetery visited. A personal travel guide and pictorial review of haunted cemeteries, including those in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, and Canada.
Tour Connecticut's most fascinating seaside hauntings. Nearly 400 years of spirited tales are covered, from the ghostly legacy of colonial witchcraft trials to cursed pirate gold, from spectral voices at haunted battlefields to ghost ships that sail stormy skies. Visit the cursed gravesite of Midnight Mary in New Haven's Evergreen Cemetery, who is said to have been buried alive, and shadow folk who silently flit among the ruins of Bridgeport's old Remington Arms Factory. Meet Ernie, the ghostly lighthouse keeper of New London's Ledge Light, and read about the Bridgeport Poltergeist that shocked the nation and inspired a major motion picture. There are ghost ships, treasure, and much more to entice you along the haunted seaside of Connecticut, but be prepared to be chilled.
Ghosts in Milwaukee? You bet, and theyre everywhere! \nHear dead musicians play music from the sunken steamer, Lady Elgin, read about the ghost of Pfister Hotel who was seen by a famous pro baseball player, and the child ghost who eats bread and jam right in front of diners. These and other eerie stories about a Milwaukee will grab your interest and expand your love of this haunted city.
Hollywood has meant many things to many people throughout its illustrious history, but nowadays, Tinseltown is best known for the three Gs-Glitz, Glamour, and Ghosts. Read about the celebrity apparitions who touch visitors at the Hollywood Wax Museum with ghostly hands; the phantom bartender at the elegant Yamashiro Restaurant who startles diners; the lively spirits at The Formosa CafA (c) who drink right along with the customers. You won't want to miss Clift Montgomerys bugle call at The Hollywood Roosevelt ; Janis Joplins presence at the Highland Gardens Hotel; Bela Lugosis daily visit to the famous intersection of Hollywood and Vine; and the final resting place for dozens of Hollywood luminaries at The Hollywood Forever Cemetery. There are curses and murder and mayhem aplenty, for in Hollywood the show still goes on.
Real firsthand encounters of paranormal experiences are related straight from Minnesotas most haunted places. Visit the actively haunted Lakeview Cemetery where the Potter's Field for Shaw Hospital was born. Interact with a ghostly potato garden spirit who resides at Moon Lake. It makes rounds through the house that sits on its grave. Eavesdrop on a paranormal investigation at Union Depot, where a bodiless apparition moves between train cars. At the haunted Grand Marais home, singing star Barry Cowsill roams with other ghostly souls.Gather tips from a first-rate investigative team, the Northern Minnesota Paranormal Investigators, who will take you through some of the best ghostly hangouts in the country. Minnesota's ghosts will haunt you.
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