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Historic Haunted America

Haunted America

Tor Books

Historic Haunted America is an engrossing investigation into North American ghost legends, a comprehensive documenting yesterday and today's most shocking hauntings in the United States and Canada.

From the ghost-ridden forts in Old Tucson to the "Inn of the 17 Ghosts" near Philadelphia, from the haunted plantations of Louisiana and Georgia to a haunted community playhouse in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Michael Norman and Beth Scott tell stories of the past and present so terrifyingly real that even the most skeptical reader will believe.

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HISTORIC HAUNTED AMERICA (Chapter One)Alabama

Family Remains

Mrs. Thomas Saunders had little doubt that the plantation her husband inherited two miles west of tiny Courtland harbored a ghost. A clanking of chains from the basement, persistent tapping in various rooms, and a pervasive sense of being watched bothered Mrs. Saunders so much that finally she confronted her fears.

"Either speak up, or go away and leave me alone," she shouted to an empty room. To her dismay a quiet voice answered, "Do not be doubting for I am truly here."

Later that same day, Mrs. Saunders, whose husband

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Praise for Historic Haunted America

"Legendary stories of phantoms, possessions by evil spirits, spontaneous combustion, and death cars....Great reading for a stormy night." --Booklist on Haunted Heartland

"Deliciously disturbing, carefully researcher, engrossing and entertaining.... Norman and Scott spin good yarns with fun, fact and fright." --Minneapolis Star-Tribune on Haunted America
"Legendary stories of phantoms, possessions by evil spirits, spontaneous combustion, and death cars....Great reading for a stormy night." --Booklist on Haunted Heartland

"Deliciously disturbing, carefully researcher, engrossing and entertaining.... Norman and Scott spin good yarns with fun, fact and fright." --Minneapolis Star-Tribune on Haunted America

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • MICHAEL NORMAN is a writer and retired journalism professor who lives in an absolutely unhaunted house near the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St.Paul. Beth Scott, who died in early 1994, was full-time freelance writer for more than thirty-five years.
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