Category: Supernatural

The Body-Snatcher and Other Classic Ghost Stories

By Michael Kelahan

There's a existence past the grave not like the lives we are living, and its ghostly personality has encouraged the various ghastliest stories of terror dedicated to paper. The Body-Snatcher and different vintage Ghost tales collects twenty-eight stories of ghosts and hauntings that rank as probably the most scary fiction written some time past centuries. Drawn from a wealthy history of horror tales that span the yankee and ecu continents, its contents supply form to that the majority ephemeral form—the ghost that lies in look ahead to the residing, and that manifests to us in our so much susceptible moments.

Selections include:

"The Body-Snatcher" via Robert Louis Stevenson
"The higher Berth" by means of F. Marion Crawford
" 'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad' " by way of M.R. James
"The Beckoning reasonable One" by way of Oliver Onions
"The Clock" by way of William Fryer Harvey
"In the Vault" via H.P. Lovecraft

Though sometimes invisible, and infrequently intangible, the ghosts in those stories are faraway from insubstantial. They turn out past a shadow of a doubt that what you can't see can scare you.

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The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits

By Rosemary Ellen Guiley

Includes greater than six hundred entries approximately ghosts, hauntings, comparable paranormal phenomenon, the folk who examine them, and the most important theories approximately what reasons them. This encyclopedia compiles study at the on hand theories approximately what motives ghosts. additionally it is black-and-white pictures, and a bibliographical directory for extra interpreting.

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Ghosts Along the Texas Coast

By Docia Schultz Williams

A set of odd occurences, this booklet brings to gentle tangible facts and first-hand testimony to validate quite a lot of ghostly stories. whether or not they hang-out where in their dying or a spot they enjoyed of their lives, those spirits are came upon up and down the Texas coast. writer Docia Williams brings us the simplest of those tales, the place they occur, and gives many of the historical past surrounding those spooky spots.

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Department 19: First Edition (Department Nineteen)

By Will Hill

Jamie Carpenter's existence is not really an analogous. His father is useless, his mom is lacking, and he was once simply rescued via a massive guy named Frankenstein. Jamie is dropped at division 19, the place he's pulled right into a mystery association accountable for policing the supernatural, based greater than a century in the past via Abraham Van Helsing and the opposite survivors of Dracula. Aided by way of Frankenstein's monster, a gorgeous vampire lady along with her personal time table, and the contributors of the service provider, Jamie needs to try to keep his mom from a terrifyingly strong vampire.

Department 19 takes us via historical past, throughout Europe, and past - from the cobbled streets of Victorian London to prohibition-era manhattan, from the icy wastes of Arctic Russia to the treacherous mountains of Transylvania. half sleek mystery, half vintage horror, it is full of secret, mayhem, and a degree of suspense that makes a Darren Shan novel appear like a romantic comedy.

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Bone Key (Supernatural, Book 3)

By Keith R. A. DeCandido, DC Comics International

Twenty-two years in the past, Sam and Dean Winchester misplaced their mom to a mysterious and demonic supernatural strength. within the years after, their father, John, taught them in regards to the paranormal evil that lives at nighttime corners and at the again roads of the US . . . and he taught them easy methods to kill it.

Sam and Dean are headed for Key West, Florida, domestic to Hemingway, hurricanes, and an entire lot of demons. The tropical city has such a lot of ghouls at the free that certainly one of its major moneymakers has lengthy been a chain of ghost excursions. however the excursions are not any extra, no longer because one of many courses used to be came across lifeless of an obvious center assault . . . his face frozen in mid-scream. not anyone is familiar with what horrors he observed, however the Winchester brothers are approximately to determine.

Soon they'll be face-to-face with the ghosts of the island's such a lot notorious citizens, demons with a hidden time table, and a mysterious old energy trying to find revenge. It's as much as Sam and Dean to save lots of the voters of Key West . . . sooner than the attractive island is diminished to not anything greater than a pile of bones.

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Vampires Dead Ahead: A Night Tracker Novel

By Cheyenne McCray

In the acclaimed evening Tracker series by ny instances bestselling writer Cheyenne McCray, the vampires are again to make a new commence of it―in previous New York…

With 0 tolerance for bloodsuckers, Nyx and the Trackers have made the streets more secure for warm-blooded New Yorkers. regrettably, they did not force a stake throughout the challenge national. Vampire assaults are at the upward push. Proctors are shedding like flies. And Volod―New York's ousted grasp Vampire―is attempting to make a comeback…

Nyx is worried―about her urban, her activity, and her neck. yet in most cases she's considering her former lover, Rodán, a Proctor who is long gone lacking. Scarier nonetheless, Volod is shooting and "turning" paranorms to assist him paint town purple. Which sucks. simply because a few of these new vampires are Nyx's outdated pals. yet hey―if she will be able to stake them the following, she'll stake them anywhere

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Midnight Special (Dead Man Book 12)

By Phoef Sutton, Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin

DINNER on the BROOKLYN MORGUE is greater than only a seventies zombie flick. It’s additionally a cursed motion picture. A path of violence and homicide has the film’s re-release around the state and Matt Cahill is set to determine why...and placed an finish to the insanity. His quest takes him to L.A., the place he infiltrates the interior circle of the Tarantino-like director who’s in the back of the rediscovery of this piece of cinematic horror and is both a device of Mr. Dark…or the evil entity’s such a lot ambitious enemy. the reality comes out in an evening of unmitigated terror that would both placed an finish to Mr. Dark’s reign of evil…or mark a blood-soaked new starting…

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Ghosts: A Haunted History

From that joyful puff of smoke referred to as Casper to the hunkiest potter residing or lifeless, Sam Wheat, there's most likely not more iconic entity in supernatural historical past than the ghost. And those are only contemporary examples. From the earliest writings corresponding to the Epic of Gilgamesh to today’s ghost-hunting fact television indicates, ghosts have chilled the air of approximately each period and each tradition in human background. during this ebook, Lisa Morton makes use of her scholarly prowess—more strong than any proton pack—to wrangle jointly history’s such a lot enduring ghosts into an wonderful and finished examine what another way turns out to regularly avoid our eyes.  
           
Tracing the ghost’s continuously moving contours, Morton asks the main direct question—What precisely is a ghost?—and examines comparable entities similar to poltergeists, wraiths, and revenants. She asks how a ghost is expounded to a soul, and he or she outlines the entire other forms of ghosts there are. to take action, she visits the spirits of the classical international, together with the five-part Egyptian soul and the 1st haunted-house, conceived within the Roman playwright Plautus’s comedy, Mostellaria. She confronts us with the scary phantoms of the center Ages—who may possibly incinerate monks and eat children—and reminds us of the nineteenth-century upward thrust of Spiritualism, a faith primarily dedicated to ghosts. She visits with the Indian bhuta and is going to the Hungry Ghost competition in China, and naturally she spends time in Mexico, the place ghosts have a very robust grip on trust and tradition. alongside the best way she gathers the ectoplasmic residues seeping from books and picture reels, from the Gothic novel The fortress of Otranto to the 2007 blockbuster Paranormal Activity, from the tales of Ann Radcliffe to these of Stephen King.
           
Wide-ranging, informative, and slicked with over fifty unearthly photographs, Ghosts is an interesting learn of a cultural phenomenon that might pride a person, whether or not they think in ghosts or not. 

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Ghost Stories of British Columbia (The Ghost Stories Series)

By Jo-Anne Christensen

It has been referred to as Canada’s such a lot haunted province.

While this kind of declare is very unlikely to turn out, British Columbia does abound with stories of the supernatural. Ghost tales of British Columbia is a complete choice of those stories, drawing from the province’s heritage, its records, and its people.

There are ghosts from the far-off earlier, and ghosts from the current day. Legends which are standard to many, and money owed that, up to now, have merely been heard via a number of. Shady apparitions from the sea coast, the internal, and the remoted north. and every tale is a real account of someone’s adventure with a ghost.

In Burnaby, a tender baby is time and again advised through spectral viewers to keep on with them again "to the opposite side."

The devoted writer of the Surrey chief returns to ascertain at the new factor - weeks after his death.

The snapshot of a screaming younger lady haunts a grove of timber in Beacon Hill Park - years sooner than a girl matching the picture is murdered there.

Barkerville - a city designed to deliver the heritage of the gold rush to existence - really hosts the "spirit" of the past.

Victoria honours its British previous - with of its personal haunted castles.

In Creston - an eccentric stonemason’s spirit occupies the weird domestic he as soon as deliberate to be buried in.

They are the mysteries, the unexplained, the eerie, and notable tales intended to learn by means of campfire or candlelight.

They are the real ghost tales of British Columbia, they usually look ahead to you in those pages.

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