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A Christmas Carol

  [english | 1905]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [I cant believe Im 51 years old and never read this Christmas classic before now!! It is so much better than any of the many movie versions that I have seen!! A wonderful wonderful story timeless and beautiful and haunting. I cant recommend this book highly enough.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | audiobook | ghost storiesDownloads: 174

A Phantom Lover

  [english | 1890]  

Vernon Lee


Summary: [Professor David Vernon Williams is the deputy dean of the University of Aucklands Faculty of Law. He came from the Hawkes Bay region of New Zealand and was educated at Wanganui Collegiate School. His formal tertiary education qualifications include undergraduate degrees in history and in law from Victoria University of Wellington a graduate degree in law from the University of Oxford England ...]
Genres: [romance | ghost storiesDownloads: 382

Afterward

  [english | ]  

Edith Wharton


Summary: [And Afterward the Dark is a collection of stories by author Basil Copper. It was released in 1977 and was the authors second collection of stories published by Arkham House. It was published in an edition of 4259 copies. One of the stories Camera Obscura was produced in 1973 for the television series Night Gallery.]
Genres: [ghost stories | short story | audiobookDownloads: 439

Animal Ghosts

  [english | 1913]  

Elliott Odonnell


Summary: [i only read one chapter of this book it is not what i expected it to be. there is no way that the stories in this book are actually true. it should be considered fiction.read if you like the supernatural]
Genres: [ghost stories | nature | audiobookDownloads: 384

Border Ghost Stories

  [english | 1919]  

Howard Pease


Summary: [Howard Pease (1894-1974) was an American writer of adventure stories from Stockton California. Most of his stories revolved around a young protagonist William Todhunter (Tod) Moran who shipped out on tramp freighters during the interwar years. For most of his life Pease resided in the San Francisco area except for those times when he shipped out as a member of the crew on a freighter searching ...]
Genres: [short story collection | ghost storiesDownloads: 269

Byways Of Ghost Land

  [english | 1911]  

Elliott Odonnell


Summary: [Includes index.]
Genres: [occult | ghost stories | short story collectionDownloads: 171

Carnacki The Ghost Finder

  [english | 1912]  

William Hope Hodgson


Summary: [Carnacki the ghost finder -- Lost.]
Genres: [horror | ghost stories | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 383

Der Gastfreund

  [german | 1821]  

Franz Grillparzer


Summary: [Der Gastfreund.--Die Argonauten.--Medea.]
Genres: [ghost stories | dramaDownloads: 379

Hauntings

  [english | 1890]  

Vernon Lee


Summary: [Amour dure.--Dionea.--Oke of Okehurst.--A wicked voice.]
Genres: [short story collection | ghost storiesDownloads: 304

Historic Ghosts And Ghost Hunters

  [english | 1908]  

H Addington Bruce


Summary: [Historic Ghosts And Ghosthunters by H Addington Bruce. This book relates some of the ghosts from history and the ghost hunters who invested them. Great easy read. ]
Genres: [ghost stories | short story collectionDownloads: 496

How The Third Floor Knew The Potteries

  [english | 1863]  

Amelia Edwards


Excerpts: [... George Barnard had come to be foreman of the yard. George Barnard was a Wesleyan - we were mostly dissenters in the Potteries - sober, clear-headed, ...... so earnestly and quietly, that, if nothing had come between them during their courtship, I don't believe the question of disparity would ever have troubled ...... something wrong about that Frenchman.. It was on a Saturday ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | ghost storiesDownloads: 384

In The Closed Room

  [english | 1904]  

Frances Hodgson Burnett


Summary: [BAL]
Genres: [fiction and literature | ghost stories | audiobookDownloads: 263

Irish Wonders

  [english | 1888]  

D Mcanally


Excerpts: [... Leprechawn Returning the next morning with the spade Playing his pranks Initial: The Henpecked Giant AN' WHO ARE YOU, ME DEAR. SAYS FINN, LOOKIN' ...... out av yer cowardly carkidge,' says he, turnin' round an' flourishin' his heels in Dennis' face. Poor Dennis thried, but he cudn't, so the Pooka ...... him on his back wid his teeth an' jump into the say wid him, thin dive, lavin' ...]
Genres: [myth | short story collection | ghost storiesDownloads: 41

Joulun Aatto

  [english | 1878]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [Joulun Aatto 1878 by Charles Dickens. This Book Is In Finnish.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | ghost storiesDownloads: 482

Old Fires And Profitable Ghosts

  [english | 1900]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Excerpts: [... out your hands: you touch- and so it is gone. My dear boy, it isn't for us that you need worry.. For whom, then.. Come, said he, and he shook ...... close to the jamb. The sound resembled breathing-or so he thought for a moment. Then it seemed rather as if some creature were softly feeling about ...... known only to the stablemen, and in the daytime used only by their children, who ...]
Genres: [short story collection | ghost storiesDownloads: 394

Old Mr Wiley

  [english | 1951]  

Fanny Greye La Spina


Excerpts: [... getting well.. Miss Beaver kept her eyes on that thin little body outlined by the fine linen sheet. She caught her breath and bit her lower lip to ...... a distinctively blonde type that Miss Beaver could not control her slightly startled downward glance at the dark child tossing on the bed. Her upward ...... little body. She bathed the hot face with water and alcohol. To all her ...]
Genres: [post 1930 | short story collection | ghost storiesDownloads: 432

Out Of The Air

  [english | 1921]  

Inez Haynes Irwin


Excerpts: [... an interval in which nothing appeared, he sauntered through that door and with almost an effect of premeditated carelessness through the two little ...... he remarked finally, I can do with a little peace for a while. And then to carry out your wishes, Miss Packington, Foch would have had to sacrifice a ...... just as pleasant. Though the Carbonado Company worked only with selected ...]
Genres: [romance | ghost stories | occultDownloads: 251

Present At A Hanging And Other Ghost Stories

  [english | ]  

Ambrose Bierce


Summary: [Nice storytelling -- a good little scare!]
Genres: [ghost stories | short story collection | audiobookDownloads: 262

Real Ghost Stories

  [english | 1921]  

William Stead


Summary: [Real Ghost Stories by William T Stead. This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.]
Genres: [ghost storiesDownloads: 23

The Banshee

  [english | ]  

Elliott Odonnell


Summary: [The Banshee by Elliott O Donnell. CONTENTS I. THE DEFINITION AND ORIGIN OF BANSHEES 9 II. SOME HISTORICAL BANSHEES 20 III. THE MALEVOLENT BANSHEE 35 IV. THE BANSHEE ABROAD 51 V. CASES OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY 62 VI. DUAL AND TRIPLE BANSHEE HAUNTINGS 80 VII. A SIMILAR CASE FROM SPAIN 98 VIII. THE BANSHEE ON THE BATTLE-FIELD 124 IX. THE BANSHEE AT SEA 136 X. ALLEGED COUNTERPARTS OF THE BANSHEE 149 XI. ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | ghost storiesDownloads: 435
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