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Ghosts in the Graveyard: Texas Cemetery Tales by Olyve Hallmark Abbott. Texas ghost tales, including some traditional folklore and some contemporary ghost stories that belong more to the realm of paranormal investigation. The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson. A recent reprint of the "true" classic haunted house story that mesmerized America, resulting in the movie of the same name. This case has been debunked in The Amityville Horror Conspiracy.
The Granny Curse and Other Ghosts and Legends from East Tennessee by Randy Russell & Janet Barnett. Twenty-five traditional legends from the Blue Ridge and Cumberland areas, many with ghosts, spirits or phantoms. Chicago Haunts: Ghostly Lore of the Windy City by Ursula Bielski. This retelling of Chicago's plentiful ghost legends is notable for including detailed descriptions of these haunted places, along with photos.
Ghosts And Haunts From The Appalachian Foothills : Stories and Legends by James V. Burchill, Linda J. Crider & Peggy Kendrick. A slim but potent volume of authentic ghost folktales gathered from the legend-laden Appalacian Mountains of northern Georgia. The Ghosts of Charleston by Edward B. Macy & Julian T. Buxton. A rundown of all the well-known ghosts and famous haunted sites in the city of Charleston. These ghost legends are retold in a lively, exciting way and all of them are based on the testimony of more than one witness.
Green Mountain Ghosts, Ghouls & Unsolved Mysteries by Joseph Citro. "True" stories of ghosts, phantoms and bizarre happenings from Vermont and the surrounding Green Mountain areas. Passing Strange : True Tales of New England Hauntings and Horrors by Joseph Citro. The author collects together some of the best and most well-documented of all New England ghost legends.
Dixie Spirits: True Tales of the Strange and Supernatural in the South by Christopher K. Coleman. Contains 62 authentic Southern folktales from below the Mason-Dixon Line, organized by state. Most are ghost stories, a few involve paranormal mysteries or other unexplained events. Strange Tales Of The Dark And Bloody Ground : Authentic Accounts of Restless Spirits, Haunted Honky Tonks, and Eerie Events in Tennessee by Christopher K. Coleman. Stories of ghosts and the weird from Tennessee, ranging from the Bell Witch haunting and and the Chapel Hill lights to UFOs and snakes falling from the sky.
Muldoon, a True Chicago Ghost Story: Tales of a Forgotten Rectory by Rocco A. Facchini & Daniel J. Facchini. Father Rocco Facchini, a seventy-year-old priest, tells of his experiences with the ghost of Bishop Peter J. Muldoon. This contains enough background information that it can easily serve as a history of Catholicism in Chicago as well. Haunted Greece and Rome : Ghost Stories from Classical Antiquity by D. Felton. The title is somewhat misleading, since it spends more time analyzing these ghost stories than telling them. Fascinating for anyone who wants to know what Europeans thought about ghosts thousands of years ago.
The Haunting of Louisiana by Barbara Sillery, Oak Lea & Danielle Genter. A collection of southern ghost stories, based on a PBS documentary. Grave's End by Elaine Mercado and Hans Holzer. In this memoir about ghosts that reads like a novel, Elaine Mercado tells of her personal experiences in a haunted house in Brooklyn, where she lived with her family for thirteen years.
Ghosts of New England by Hans Holzer. An internationally famous ghost hunter tells of some well-known hauntings in the New England area, along with his own interpretations of the events based on his personal theories about ghosts. Hollywood Haunted: A Ghostly Tour of Filmland by Laurie Jacobson & Marc Wanamaker. This collection of "true" stories about ghosts in Hollywood is aimed at the kind of tourist who wants to go to the places mentioned and try to get a glimpse of the ghosts.
Haunted Cape Cod & the Islands by Mark Jasper. A collection of 42 ghost stories based on testimony from local residents who swear that they are telling the truth. Haunted Inns of New England by Mark Jasper. The detailed stories of 39 inns that have resident ghosts, according to guests and owners.
Haunted Inns of America: Go and Know: National Directory of Haunted Hotels and Bed and Breakfast Inns by Terry L. Smith & Mark Jean. Contains over 200 hotels and bed and breakfast establishments. Each entry includes all the usual information that you would expect to find in an ordinary guidebook to inns, plus descriptions of the ghosts. Haunted Britain and Ireland by Richard Jones. Legends of hauntings from Ireland, Wales, England and Scotland, along with atmospheric photographs of the actual places involved.
Walking Haunted London by Richard Jones. This "ghost tourism" book contains a number of walking tours of London (and the town of Pluckley). It tells you where to go to see ghosts, along with summaries of others' alleged experiences with these ghosts. Windy City Ghosts: The Haunted History of Chicago by Dale Kaczmarek and Troy Taylor. A man who gives ghost tours of Chicago retells many of Chicago's best-known legends of ghosts and hauntings, along with some obscure ones. It also includes some information about the paranormal research that occurs in Chicago.
San Diego Specters: Ghosts, Poltergeists and Phantastic Tales by John J. Lamb. A ghost hunter with police experience investigates the spirits and paranormal events that are reported by residents of San Diego. Some legends are new or relatively unknown and other tales have been famous for a long time, but all of them are based on witness testimony. Haunted Salem & Beyond by Lynda Lee Macken. This slim volume collects 26 ghost stories from Salem and surrounding towns.
Twilight Dwellers: Ghosts, Ghouls, and Goblins of Colorado by Maryjoy Martin. Tales of ghosts and spooky happenings from Colorado. Haunted Houses of California: A Ghostly Guide to Haunted Houses and Wandering Spirits by Antoinette May. A field guide to California ghosts and hauntings.
Ghosts of Boston Town: Three Centuries of True Hauntings by Holly Mascott Nadler. Ghost legends from the city of Boston, mostly older, famous hauntings. Ghosts of Gettysburg: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places of the Battlefield by Mark Nesbitt. The first of a noted series, this book tells of the Civil War ghosts associated with the Gettysburg battlefield, teaching history as it recounts the hauntings.
Haunted Heartland by Beth Scott and Michael Norman. Over 150 "true" ghost stories from the American Midwest. The authors are able researchers and they are good at telling a ghost story while reserving judgement. They do not need to explain everything away, and they do not become gushing believers either. Haunted Wisconsin by Michael Norman and Beth Scott. Wisconsin is thought to be America's most haunted state. This book collects more than 70 legends and folktales of Wisconsin ghosts, supported by eyewitness interviews and newspaper articles.
Overshadows: An Investigation into a Terrifying Modern Canadian Haunting by Richard Palmisano. A paranormal researcher with years of police experience spent six years investigating a haunted house where an abused girl killed herself. Then he wrote this book to present his findings on these ghosts to the world. Ghosts of the Northeast by David J. Pitkin. A collection of ghost legends and sightings, most of them recent, and most from upstate New York.
The Infamous Bell Witch of Tennessee by Charles Edwin Price. The story of what is probably Tennessee's most famous haunting, this book tells of the Bell family, plagued by a dangerous poltergeist that is supposed to be the ghost of a witch. Hundreds of witnesses were involved, including a former president. Georgia Ghosts by Nancy Roberts. A collection of eyewitness accounts and personal interviews with people who say that ghosts haunt many locations in Georgia. The author lets these ghost stories speak for themselves, without exerting herself to prove that ghosts do or do not exist.
Ghosts of the Carolinas by Nancy Roberts. Eighteen "true" tales of hauntings and ghosts from North Carolina and South Carolina. Most of these are famous ghost legends, but a few are relatively unknown and should be new to most readers. Unleashed : Of Poltergeists and Murder: The Curious Story of Tina Resch by William Roll & Valerie Storey. To believers, this is one of the most famous poltergeist cases ever. To skeptics, it is equally famous as being the case that is most often held up as proof that poltergeists do not exist. This book lays out the entire history, including recent developments involving a murder.
Spooky New England: Tales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings, and Other Local Lore by S. E. Schlosser. A collection of New England folklore about ghosts, phantom black dogs, and other spirits, bizarre creatures and occurences. Phantom Army of the Civil War and Other Southern Ghost Stories by Frank Spaeth. A collection of southern ghost stories, only some of them about the Civil War. All of these ghost stories were previously published in the pages of FATE Magazine.
Haunted Lakes: Great Lakes Ghost Stories, Superstitions and Sea Serpents by Frederick Stonehouse. A collection of legends about the great lakes area, including ghosts, mysterious shipwrecks, sea serpents and other bizarre or paranormal events. Ghosts of New York by Marilyn Stults. A collection of 20 "true" ghost stories, lavishly illustrated with photographs.
Haunted Illinois by Troy A. Taylor. A collection of "true" ghost stories from Chicago to Decatur, including many famous tales. Written by a famous ghost hunter. Haunted New Orleans: Ghosts and Hauntings of the Crescent City by Troy A. Taylor. Includes some famous ghost tales, plus others that will be new to most readers.
Season of the Witch: The Haunted History of the Bell Witch of Tennessee by Troy A. Taylor. An exploration of the myths and legends surrounding this famous case, along with the facts whenever they can be pinned down. The creature called the Bell Witch has been credited with the most extreme sorts of haunting phenomena, including killing a person. Graveyard: True Hauntings from an Old New England Cemetery by Ed Warren. Two famous demon-hunters investigate the ghosts of a particularly haunted graveyard.
Best Tales of Texas Ghosts by Docia Schultz Williams. A collection of the best and most famous "true" Texas ghost stories. Haunted: The Incredible True Story of a Canadian Family's Experience Living in a Haunted House by Dorah L. Williams. Narrated by the mother, this is the supposedly true story of a family that felt an odd desire to move into an old house. Once there, they found that it was terribly haunted, yet they seemed restrained by some force against doing anything to remedy the situation.
A Texas Guide to Haunted Restaurants, Taverns and Inns by Robert Wlokarski and Anne Powell Wlokarski. This "ghost tourism" book for Texas travelers tells you exactly where to go. Ghosts of the Carolina Coasts : Haunted Lighthouses, Plantations, and Other Sites by Terrance Zepke. Traditional tales and legends about ghosts from the Carolinas.

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