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Volumes I & II

Ghost Stories of America Volume I
Authors: Dan Asfar and Edrick Thay

Join the authors as they search the country for the most frightening, tragic and uplifting spirits, whose struggles in life are reflected in a haunted hereafter.  Included are tales about:

  • the malevolent spirits of "Machine Gun" Kelly and Al Capone remain incarcerated in Alcatraz, still considered one of the most haunted places in America
  • in a story that inspired a major Hollywood motion picture, an Iowa family summons an exorcist to expel a devil from an innocent girl
  • when outraged citizens mutilate the corpse of a 19th-century killer, he exacts revenge by haunting the New Jersey house where his dreams were shattered
  • melancholy in life, Hawaiian patriot Queen Liliuokalani returns after death, now overjoyed by her state's resurgent pride
  • the haunted Lemp Mansion in St. Louis remains inextricably linked to the rise and tragic fall of one of America's most interesting - and suicidal - brewery families
  • Vicksburg, Mississippi, once the site of a decisive Civil War confrontation, is still home to the bloody apparition of a murdered Union soldier
  • in Alaska's Red Onion Saloon, spirits of former prospectors and courtesans relive the fleeting glory of the Klondike Gold Rush
  • at Woodburn House, the official governor's residence in Delaware, a specter continues to indulge his penchant for fine wine
  • during snowstorms like the one that claimed her life, a former University of North Dakota student materializes out of nowhere - missing her legs and feet.
$10.95 (softcover)
Ghost Stories of America Volume II
Author: A.S. Mott
In this sequel, covering every region and every era, Mott explores the nation's most infamous spirits, paranormal phenomena and haunted places, making this collection fascinating reading for skeptics and believers alike. Some of the stories you'll read:
  • a proud Confederate woman, hanged after a failed prison break, returns to terrorize soldiers at Fort Warren in Massachusetts
  • many famous spirits, including several presidents and first ladies, haunt the world's most famous address, the White House
  • under the influence of a long-dead literary muse, an ordinary St. Louis woman creates some fascinating works of literature
  • in Cimarron, New Mexico, the ghost of a cardsharp returns to the hotel that he won - and lost just as quickly - in a dramatic card game
  • after being transported to another time, a secretary unravels the mystery behind her otherworldly experience at Wesleyan College in Nebraska
  • blessed with a variety of supernatural gifts, an itinerant family of Vermont mediums discovers that their unusual powers inspire both awe and anger
  • in Louisville, Kentucky, paranormal investigators flock to the dilapidated Waverly Hills Sanatorium, formerly a tuberculosis clinic
  • a Connecticut minister is shocked when he discovers the identity of a vicious poltergeist in his home
  • a former high school in Seattle is home to an adolescent specter who likes to play practical jokes - especially on pretty teenage girls.
$10.95 (softcover)
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