Description : Presents a history and critique of a selection of the famous ghost stories from different countries, organized by such common themes as spectral armies, phantom women in white, haunted houses, screaming skulls, crisis apparitions, and ghostly lights.
Description : People of Asia are no stranger to ghost stories, but some terrifying tales have stood the test of time. Head to the Chanoei No. 81 mansion in China, where ghosts are said to have sent even the bravest souls fleeing from its crumbling walls. Travel to India to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, where you will see much wildlife - and perhaps a vanishing hitchhiker. Go to the Penang War Museum in Malaysia, where ghosts are said to roam among the artifacts. Young readers will be fascinated by each story that comes with its own set of eerie events.
Description : People of Africa are no stranger to ghost stories, but some terrifying tales have stood the test of time. Find out about dancing ghosts said to haunt the Castle of Good Hope in South Africa. Travel north to Egypt to discover ghostly chariots speeding through the Valley of Kings. Go to the Kaf Ajnoun rock fortress in Libya, where invisible evil ghosts are said to haunt the living. Young readers will be fascinated by each story that comes with its own set of eerie events.
Description : This spine-tingling collection of horror, mystery and suspense tales brings together some of the best authors in the genre, including Edgar Allan Poe and Algernon Blackwood. If you're a fan of late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century mystery and suspense stories, be sure to give Famous Ghost Stories a read.
Description : People of Europe are no stranger to ghost stories, but some terrifying tales have stood the test of time. Visit the Akershus Fortress in Norway, where a dog ghost guards the gates of the former prison. Travel to the Tower of London in England, where headless ghosts hang out. Go to the Ruthin Castle Hotel in Wales, where the ghost of the Grey Lady is said to terrify visitors. Young readers will be fascinated by each story that comes with its own set of eerie events.
Description : This is a collection of tales and legends that have been handed down from generation to generation about the spirits of the great and near-great of Washington that still haunt the White House, the Capitol, St. John's Church, and many of its other public buildings and homes.
Description : Vanishing hitchhiker stories are everywhere—there are variations in books, in country songs, and even in movies. No one knows for sure how old such stories are, but by the middle of the 20th century, the vanishing hitchhiker was a part of American folklore nationwide. Chicago’s Resurrection Mary is one of the oldest and most enduring of the vanishing hitchhiker stories. Join paranormal authority Adam Selzer as he shares dozens of Resurrection Mary stories and sifts through his personal database of facts surrounding Archer Avenue’s most famous apparition. This e-book includes an excerpt from Adam Selzer's popular book Your Neighborhood Gives Me the Creeps.
Description : Fifteen ghost stories from writers like Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant, Ambrose Bierce, Algernon Blackwood and many others.