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Spooky Houses: Spooky Fiction and Non-ficton Homebound Tales

ByGary HillHeath D. Alberts

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"Every culture around the globe has its ghostly tales and legends. We’re fascinated by tales of the dead and love to shiver as we read of haunted houses and other places where the inhabitants aren’t always corporeal. 'Spooky Houses' has something for every aficionado of the weird and macabre. There are classic tales by Edgar Allen Poe, H.P. Lovecraft and others whose writings send that delicious chill down our spines. There are new tales of creeping terror, where attics contain more than memories, where bed-sheets are yanked away from unsuspecting sleepers and where closed rooms may contain secrets no one should know. Also included are true ghost stories and legends, such as the Frank Shaver Allen House in Joliet, where a family were terrified by ghostly apparitions, and the George Stickney House in Woodstock, specifically built to keep ghosts from becoming trapped within its walls and encourage evil spirits to stay out. Here in 'Spooky Houses' you will find tales to make you shiver, tales that make you wonder what’s lurking in the shadows and tales to make you wonder if we’re ever REALLY alone in an old house." - Stephen Osbourne - author of the “Duncan Andrews Thrillers” series The book contains the following tales: The Fall of the House of Usher By Edgar Allan Poe The Investigation By Gary Hill The Picture in the House By H.P. Lovecraft Abatement By Elizabeth Lynn Blackson The Spook House By Ambrose Bierce Mrs. Harper's Stones By Kevin Wood The Yellow Wallpaper By Charlotte Perkins Gilman The Vampire’s Haunted House By Bill Camp The Empty House By Algernon Blackwood The Closed Room By Del Merritt Secret Santa By Gary Hill The Anchorite By Heath D. Alberts Non-Fiction: A Tale of Two Homes By Diane Hill Houses Of Horror I: Frank Shaver Allen House - Joliet, Illinois By Rick Hale Colonel Palmer House: Do Children Still Haunt This Old Home? By Gary Hill Country House Restaurant: A Tale of Clarendon Hill's Phantom Blonde Music Lover By Gary Hill The Haunting Of Loftus Hall By Rick Hale George Stickney House: A Different Angle on a Haunted House Tale By Gary Hill Tinker Swiss Cottage: One of Rockford's (Haunted) Treasures By Diane Hill Schweppe Mansion: Spirits of Luxury By Gary Hill Hidden River Brewing Company - A Brewery and Pub in A Haunted Pennsylvania Lodge By Gary Hill A Spirited New Years' Eve By Gary Hill


Publication Date
Jul 14, 2021
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By (author): Gary Hill, By (author): Heath D. Alberts, By (author): Elizabeth Lynn Blackson, By (author): Bill Camp, By (author): Rick Hale, By (author): Diane Hill, By (author): Del Merritt, By (author): Kevin Wood


Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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