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Product Description: In Cursed in the Carolinas, Patty A. Wilson recounts tales of genuine maledictions intended to invoke evil and unease across both North and South Carolina. The pages will bring to life these stories, letting you decide whether the resulting tragedies were simply bad luck, coincidences…or something far more sinister...read more

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9781493022212 | Globe Pequot Pr, July 1, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In Cursed in the Carolinas, Patty A.

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Product Description: In Cursed in Virginia, Mark Nesbitt recounts tales of genuine maledictions intended to invoke evil and unease across the state the Old Dominion State. The pages will bring to life these stories, letting you decide whether the resulting tragedies were simply bad luck, coincidences…or something far more sinister...read more

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9781493019557 | Globe Pequot Pr, July 1, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In Cursed in Virginia, Mark Nesbitt recounts tales of genuine maledictions intended to invoke evil and unease across the state the Old Dominion State.

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Product Description: Throughout history, individuals have planned events that have harmed others and some of these actions have become conspiracy theories and mysteries. Through spirit board communications with the other side, explore the details of 26 of the world's most famous cases...read more

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9780764352690 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, February 28, 2017, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Throughout history, individuals have planned events that have harmed others and some of these actions have become conspiracy theories and mysteries.

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Product Description: The Poconos in the hills of picturesque Pennsylvania is home to beautiful resorts, lively casinos, and stunning waterfalls. Yet, stand in any one spot long enough and chills will run up your spine. Journey with paranormal investigator L’Aura Hladik Hoffman to twenty haunted locations within this tourist mecca...read more

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9780764352515 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, February 28, 2017, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The Poconos in the hills of picturesque Pennsylvania is home to beautiful resorts, lively casinos, and stunning waterfalls.

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Product Description: Journey through the paranormal from prehistory to the planets and our future, with over 50 bizarre cases of ghosts, poltergeists, demons, cryptids, UFOs, and other out-of-the-ordinary phenomena. Based on CBS and WOON 1240 radio scripts broadcast by a world-famous father-and-son team of paranormal investigators, their research has revealed bizarre connections not only between seemingly unrelated occurrences but also between the paranormal and our everyday lives, the history of our species, and our possible future as a race...read more

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9780764352225 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, January 28, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Journey through the paranormal from prehistory to the planets and our future, with over 50 bizarre cases of ghosts, poltergeists, demons, cryptids, UFOs, and other out-of-the-ordinary phenomena.

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Product Description: The back roads of the Northwest Georgia Appalachian hills and valleys hold a breathtaking beauty by day, but when darkness descends, there's a different story. Through twenty-four haunting tales, read the stories passed down from generation to generation, some so frightful that never a word was spoken―until now...read more

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9780764352140 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, December 28, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The back roads of the Northwest Georgia Appalachian hills and valleys hold a breathtaking beauty by day, but when darkness descends, there's a different story.

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Product Description: Follow a paranormal investigator and medium via 23 haunting tales and mystical lessons throughout Canada covering over forty years of experiences―from innocent child to reluctant medium. From the poltergeist at the house on Albert Street to the demons in the garden at Hadlow Castle, the bludgeoned lighthouse keeper to the ghost of Anne Boleyn, from the spirit of a boxer to the apparition of a creepy cowboy, these stories offer a true-life chilling rendition of the supernatural that will not soon dissipate...read more

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9780764352072 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, December 28, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Follow a paranormal investigator and medium via 23 haunting tales and mystical lessons throughout Canada covering over forty years of experiences―from innocent child to reluctant medium.

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Product Description: Through ten haunting stories, Skeleton Keys examines the true firsthand accounts of individuals facing the paranormal where they work. Read about happenings in a brewery where witnesses experience shattering glasses, a Lady in White, and ghostly singing...read more

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9780764352089 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, December 28, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Through ten haunting stories, Skeleton Keys examines the true firsthand accounts of individuals facing the paranormal where they work.

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Product Description: The further north and north we go Grow soot and witches evermo-GoetheAs polar regions become the focus of political and ecological controversies, scholars in the humanities and social sciences are turning their attention to the cultural meanings of Northernness...read more
By Angela Byrne (contributor)

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9781772122671 | Univ of Alberta Pr, November 7, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The further north and north we go Grow soot and witches evermo-GoetheAs polar regions become the focus of political and ecological controversies, scholars in the humanities and social sciences are turning their attention to the cultural meanings of Northernness.

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Product Description: West Virginia is famous for its mountains, nature, and scenery, but it's also a treasure trove for tourists who prefer to visit history's darker and stranger side. Hitch along with the author as he visits over 60 West Virginia strange and spooky landmarks, including the Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum and haunted Moundsville State Prison...read more

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9780764350078 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, October 28, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: West Virginia is famous for its mountains, nature, and scenery, but it's also a treasure trove for tourists who prefer to visit history's darker and stranger side.

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Product Description: Join ghost photographer and researcher Tim Scullion on a two-year tour of Colonial Williamsburg, America's haunted historic city of ghosts. Visit 43 creepy locations where Scullion describes his paranormal odyssey to capture and explain each apparition, a bit of historical and paranormal background of the building it appears in or over, and insights about these ghostly beings that he has learned from careful observation...read more

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9780764350603 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, October 28, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Join ghost photographer and researcher Tim Scullion on a two-year tour of Colonial Williamsburg, America's haunted historic city of ghosts.

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Product Description: An award-winning scholar and author charts four hundred years of monsters and how they reflect the culture that created them Leo Braudy, a finalist for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, has won accolades for revealing the complex and constantly shifting history behind seemingly unchanging ideas of fame, war, and masculinity...read more

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9780300203806 | Yale Univ Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An award-winning scholar and author charts four hundred years of monsters and how they reflect the culture that created them Leo Braudy, a finalist for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, has won accolades for revealing the complex and constantly shifting history behind seemingly unchanging ideas of fame, war, and masculinity.

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Product Description: “Filled with cool cocktail-party tidbits, Matt Kaplan considers how things that were once the stuff of legends could one day become reality” (The Atlantic) in this fun scientific inquiry into the mystical places and magical objects of ancient and contemporary lore—from the fountain of youth, to love potions, to Super Mario’s mushrooms...read more

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9781476777108 | Scribner, October 27, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: From the author of The Science of Monsters, this engaging scientific inquiry provides a definitive look into the elements of mystical places and magical objects—from the philosopher’s stone, to love potions to the oracles—from ancient history, mythology, and contemporary culture.

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9781476777115 | Reprint edition (Scribner, October 25, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “Filled with cool cocktail-party tidbits, Matt Kaplan considers how things that were once the stuff of legends could one day become reality” (The Atlantic) in this fun scientific inquiry into the mystical places and magical objects of ancient and contemporary lore—from the fountain of youth, to love potions, to Super Mario’s mushrooms.

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Product Description: An extensive investigation of the origins and numerous sightings of the mysterious and terrifying figure known as Spring-Heeled Jack • Shares original 19th-century newspaper accounts of Spring-Heeled Jack encounters as well as 20th and 21st-century reports • Explains his connections to Jack the Ripper and the Slender Man • Explores his origins in earlier mythical beings from folklore, his Steampunk popularity, and the theory that he may be an alien from a high-gravity planet Spring-Heeled Jack--a tall, thin, bounding figure with bat-like wings, clawed hands, wheels of fire for eyes, and breath of blue flames--first leapt to public attention in Victorian London in 1838, springing over hedges and walls, from dark lanes and dank graveyards, to frighten and sometimes physically attack women...read more

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9781620554968 | Destiny Books, October 22, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: An extensive investigation of the origins and numerous sightings of the mysterious and terrifying figure known as Spring-Heeled Jack • Shares original 19th-century newspaper accounts of Spring-Heeled Jack encounters as well as 20th and 21st-century reports • Explains his connections to Jack the Ripper and the Slender Man • Explores his origins in earlier mythical beings from folklore, his Steampunk popularity, and the theory that he may be an alien from a high-gravity planet Spring-Heeled Jack--a tall, thin, bounding figure with bat-like wings, clawed hands, wheels of fire for eyes, and breath of blue flames--first leapt to public attention in Victorian London in 1838, springing over hedges and walls, from dark lanes and dank graveyards, to frighten and sometimes physically attack women.

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Product Description: Come explore the shadow world of supernatural Texas with William Edward Syers, one of the Southwest’s premier storytellers, whose collection of the Lone Star State’s fifty most intriguing tales consumed two full years of on-the-ground research...read more
By Michael J. Wilson (editor)

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9780997020748 | Leaf Storm Pr Llc, October 11, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Come explore the shadow world of supernatural Texas with William Edward Syers, one of the Southwest’s premier storytellers, whose collection of the Lone Star State’s fifty most intriguing tales consumed two full years of on-the-ground research.

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Product Description: Phantom footsteps pace the stairs at the Myrtles Plantation. A seductive spirit tugs on the sheets at the Copper Queen. Ghost children whisper and giggle at the Kehoe House. Journey into the mysterious world of haunted hotels, where uninvited guests roam the halls, supernatural sounds ring throughout the rooms, and chills run along the spines of those who dare to check in for the night...read more

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9780738748009 | Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd, October 8, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Phantom footsteps pace the stairs at the Myrtles Plantation.

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Product Description: A hunt through the most haunted places in history―and a vivid exploration of the human longing to believe in GHOSTS What explains sightings of ghosts? What exactly do those who have been haunted see? And what evidence is out there? Taking us through the key hauntings that have obsessed the world―from the true events that inspired Henry James’s classic The Turn of the Screw to the poltergeists and enduring mysteries of the present day―Roger Clarke unravels a compelling history of ghosts, from their presence in early religious folklore to the pursuit of neuroscientific proof...read more

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9781250073129 | St Martins Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: A hunt through the most haunted places in history―and a vivid exploration of the human longing to believe in GHOSTS What explains sightings of ghosts?

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Product Description: A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice"Roger Clarke tells this [the story that inspired Henry James' The Turn of the Screw] and many other gloriously weird stories with real verve, and also a kind of narrative authority that tends to constrain the skeptical voice within… [an] erudite and richly entertaining book...read more

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9781410477606 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, March 18, 2015), cover price $31.99
9781250053572 | St Martins Pr, October 7, 2014, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice"Roger Clarke tells this [the story that inspired Henry James' The Turn of the Screw] and many other gloriously weird stories with real verve, and also a kind of narrative authority that tends to constrain the skeptical voice within… [an] erudite and richly entertaining book.

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9781250076090 | Reissue edition (Griffin, October 6, 2015), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice"Roger Clarke tells this [the story that inspired Henry James' The Turn of the Screw] and many other gloriously weird stories with real verve, and also a kind of narrative authority that tends to constrain the skeptical voice within… [an] erudite and richly entertaining book.

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Product Description: Historic Snohomish has enough ghostly tales for a town twice its size. A policeman named Henry, who died on the floor of the Oxford Tavern, haunts the popular watering hole alongside nearly twenty other impish spirits. Incarcerated for everything from public drunkenness to cold-blooded murder, former inmates still crowd the cells of the old county jail on First Street, banging against the metal confines...read more

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9781467136976 | History Pr, October 3, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Historic Snohomish has enough ghostly tales for a town twice its size.

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Product Description: Oklahoma City boasts a rich heritage of gumption and perseverance, but there are many tales only whispered from shadows. A spectral woman may be seen in the upper window of the Overholser Mansion, looking for her long-lost love. The spirit of one of Oklahoma's feistiest leaders is said to dwell in the Governor's Mansion, where he trips guests on the stairs...read more

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9781467136815 | History Pr, October 3, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Oklahoma City boasts a rich heritage of gumption and perseverance, but there are many tales only whispered from shadows.

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Product Description: Known as the spot where the Pilgrims first set foot on Cape Cod in 1620, it's no surprise that Provincetown, Massachusetts, is a hotspot for tourists as well as hauntings―including over twenty historic, crime, nightlife, overnight, secret, and Truro haunts...read more

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9780764351532 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, September 28, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Known as the spot where the Pilgrims first set foot on Cape Cod in 1620, it's no surprise that Provincetown, Massachusetts, is a hotspot for tourists as well as hauntings―including over twenty historic, crime, nightlife, overnight, secret, and Truro haunts.

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Product Description: The walking dead from 15 centuries haunt this compendium of ghostly visitations through the ages, exploring the history of our fascination with zombies and other restless souls.   Since ancient times, accounts of supernatural activity have mystified us...read more
By Scott G. Bruce (editor)

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9780143107682 | Penguin Classics, September 27, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The walking dead from 15 centuries haunt this compendium of ghostly visitations through the ages, exploring the history of our fascination with zombies and other restless souls.

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Product Description: The Golden Triangle is an institutional hub, but restless spirits of Native Americans, Civil War soldiers and slaves also wander this region. Tales of a mysterious watchman who patrols the railroad tracks between Artesia and Mayhew haunt curious locals...read more

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9781467136068, titled "Ghosts of Mississippi’s Golden Triangle" | History Pr, September 26, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The Golden Triangle is an institutional hub, but restless spirits of Native Americans, Civil War soldiers and slaves also wander this region.

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Product Description: Tradition meets tragedy in the chilling local lore of the Rio Grande Valley. Hidden in the dense brush and around oxbow lakes wait sinister secrets, unnerving vestiges of the past and wraiths of those claimed by the winding river...read more

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9781467119924 | History Pr, September 26, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Tradition meets tragedy in the chilling local lore of the Rio Grande Valley.

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