For Minerva, seeing other people's ghosts is not unusual, until her own mother appears. Navigating through a struggling relationship with her fiancï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ and finding someone with abilities similar to hers, Minerva sets out to unravel the mystery of her mother's haunting.
Beware of Helen. Heather is such a whiny little brat. Always getting Michael and me into trouble. But since our mother married her father, we're stuck with her. our "poor stepsister" who lost her real mother in a mysterious fire. But now something terrible has happened. Heather has found a new friend, out in the graveyard behind our home - a girl named Helen who died with her family in a mysterious fire over a hundred years ago.
Twelve-year-old Molly and her ten-year-old brother, Michael, have never liked their seven-year-old stepsister, Heather. Ever since their parents got married, she's made Molly and Michael's life miserable. Now their parents have moved them all to the country to live in a house that used to be a church, with a cemetery in the backyard. If that's not bad enough, Heather starts talking to a ghost named Helen and warning Molly and Michael that Helen is coming for them.
This selection of twenty-one short stories by M.R. James-a first-class writer of supernatural fiction-represents his best work, including "Count Magnus," "The Rose Garden," "The Uncommon Prayer-book," "Rats," "The Malice of Inanimate Objects," and "A Vignette," as well as the title story. About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe.
Who better to investigate the literary spirit world than that supreme connoisseur of the unexpected, Roald Dahl? Of the many permutations of the macabre or bizarre, Dahl was always especially fascinated by the classic ghost storyISBN13: 9780374518684Publisher: Farrar, Straus and GirouxPublication Year: 1984Format: PaperbackPages: 240
Ryan Smithson joined the Army Reserve when he was just out of high school. At age nineteen he was deployed to Iraq. His year in combat changed his life. This is his story. It will change the way you feel about what it means to be an American.
Haunted Echoes: A Ghost Story
Now in paperback- In an enthralling work of Gothic suspense, an Edith Wharton story inspires five connected tales set in the same haunted manor over the centuries. In her classic ghost story "Kerfol," Edith Wharton tells the tale of Anne de Barrigan, a young Frenchwoman convicted of murdering her husband, the jealous Yves de Cornault. The elderly lord was found dead on the stairs, apparently savaged by a pack of dogs, though there were no dogs - no live dogs - at Kerfol that day.
John Patrick Addis was a state trooper, crime scene investigator, bush pilot, ex-convict, UFO fanatic, survivalist-and a pro at manipulating women. His criminal madness stretched from Alaska to Mexico-leaving countless victims in his wake.
In 1971, the author and her family moved into a historic home known as the Fontaine Manse. Two days after moving in, she and her husband had an extraordinary experience that left them with no doubt that unseen residents occupied the house, too. This is
Janeis not your typical teen. She and her best friend Lexi call themselves the Creep Sisters. Only Lexi knows why Jane is different from anyone else: Her own shadow seems to pull her into near-fatal accidents. Jane is determined to find out why these terrifying things happen, and to overcome her shadow enemy. Her sleuthing with Lexi connects her own horrors to the secret history of a serial killer.
Tell your own scary stories with a new create-a-story pack from StoryWorld. Create ghostly adventures with Tales from the Haunted House. This box contains twenty-eight cards that suggest all kinds of characters, places, and objects that you can use to make up your own stories. Pick a handful of cards and use their pictures, descriptions, and questions as inspiration.
"Ghost of 22 Mountain" is the story of a woman who met death under mysterious circumstances when she was still young. The story is set in the mountains of West Virginia where the victim was born and lived. Of the dozens of people who might have committed
A ghost story featuring newly orphaned Buddy Stebbins, who stumbles onto the thirteenth floor of a shabby building and finds himself transported 300 years back in time. Illustrated with black and white illustrations by Peter Sis.
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Examines various spirit sightings throughout history, from ancient Roman sightings to modern haunted houses, and explores the phenomenon of violent poltergeists and why they may occur.
At once hilarious and incredibly moving, "Giving Up the Ghost" is a memoir of lost love and second chances, and a ghost story like no other. Eric Nuzum is afraid of the supernatural, and for good reason: As a high school oddball in Canton, Ohio, during the early 1980s, he became convinced that he was being haunted by the ghost of a little girl in a blue dress who lived in his parents' attic.
Blue Fields - Ghost Story Retold (Vinyl NEW)Label: HauntFormat: 12 INCH VINYL SINGLERelease Date: 10 Sep 2012No. of Discs: 1UPC: 730003660801Album Tracks1. Blue Fields - The Hive Guillaume & The Coutu Dumonts Remix2. Blue Fields - Seven X Seven John Tejada Remix3. Blue Fields - New Shade Of Blue Danuel Tate Remix
Four of the English writer's finest works, among them "The Sphinx Without a Secret," "The Model Millionaire," "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime," and the title story, a delightful tale of a 300-year-old ghost who fails to intimidate the newest occupants of his manor house. Also includes the author's 6 "Poems in Prose."
"I've come to find that most people ignore the dead," Conrad Avery Sutton III begins "The Worthy, " a wickedly funny and frightening ghost story. Conrad had it pretty good in life - a Porsche, pretty girls, and a trust fund full of oil money. But no
The Rider on the White Horse" begins as a ghost story. A traveler along the coast of the North Sea is caught in dangerously rough weather. Offshore he glimpses a spectral rider rising and plunging in the wind and rain. Taking shelter at an inn, the traveler mentions the apparition, and the local schoolmaster volunteers a story. The story is both simple and subtle, and its peculiar power is to surprise us slowly.
For fans of classic horror, and for readers of Stephen King, Joe Hill, and Peter Straub's other titles. What was the worst thing you've ever done? In the sleepy town of Milburn, New York, four old men gather to tell each other stories-some true, some made-up, all of them frightening. A simple pastime to divert themselves from their quiet lives. But one story is coming back to haunt them and their small town.
Pemba's Song: a Ghost Story
Writing a short story inspired by the unsolved disappearance of a merchant vessel's crew, unproven young writer Arthur Conan Doyle stirs up a sensation involving a Philadelphia medium, a journalist who would expose the medium as a fraud, and the ship captain's grieving family.
The doppelganger, the ghostly double infecting the soul, was a popular fictional subject for late nineteenth-century writers, and it found its most brilliant realization in Robert Louis Stevenon's story of Dr Jekyll, whose reckless genius allows him to bring his own appalling double to life. The finest horror story in our language, Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde is also a metaphysical fairy-tale of stunning perspicacity.
Revamped from its original "double album" version of 350 pages into this unique "remix," To Repel Ghosts captures the dynamic work and brief life of the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. In spare, jazzlike verse Kevin Young tells the story of Basquiat's rise from the mock prophet and graffiti artist SAMO to one of the hottest painters of the 1980s ("blue-chip Basquiat / playing the bull / market"), exploring the artist's bouts with fame and heroin, mourning his untimely death, and celebrating his legacy.
This superb two-disc DVD set tells for the first time the complete and fully authorized story of Rory Gallagher.
"Rock, Ghost, Willow, Deer" is Allison Adelle Hedge Coke's searching account of her life as a mixed-blood woman coming of age off reservation, yet deeply immersed in her Huron, Metis, and Cherokee heritage. In a style at once elliptical and achingly clear, Hedge Coke details her mother's schizophrenia, the domestic and community abuse overshadowing her childhood, and torments both visited upon her (rape and violence) and inflicted on herself (alcohol and drug abuse during her youth).
M.R. James is widely regarded as one of the greatest ever writers of ghost stories. Here, we present his most famous collection of spine-tingling tales which involve a supernatural book, a picture which reveals a murderous story and a wish to meet a dead
A visual novel with a twist - Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters' choose-your-own-path mechanic innovates and makes players use her senses and emotions, allowing players to "feel" and "sense" their decisions which ultimately affects the storyline. You ain't 'fraid of no ghosts! - Prepare your characters by purchasing traps and equipment, then duke it out against violent spirits with three other characters.
As fascinating and exciting as any adventure novel."-"The Atlantic Monthly" "Adventure aplenty here, not to mention execution, mutiny, starvation, suicide, and cannibalism."-"Salon.com" "Will easily net the aficionados of adventure and disaster tales."
The Ghost Club, an ancient organization of ghost explorers that included Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle continue there brand in a prime time ghost show. A transmedia story told across augmented reality games, webisodes, web sites, and alternate reality games the first episode of the movie series: The Ghost Club: Spirits Never Die is the episode that rocked the old club in new ways.
Ghost Bride tells the story of Jason, a young Chinese immigrant, who keeps his love for Skye secret from his disapproving mother. Things quickly unravel as his mother introduces him to Madam Yin, a matchmaker, who has a very special bride in mind for him, the mysterious and silent May Ling. May Ling is beautiful, subservient, and eager to please. Unbeknownst to Jason, she is also dead.
Ghost stories are always in conversation with novelistic modes with which they are contemporary. This book examines examples fromSir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, Henry James andRudyard Kipling, amongst others, to the end of the twentieth century, looking at how they address empire, class, property, history and trauma.