Big Book of Illinois Ghost Stories

Big Book of Illinois Ghost Stories

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by Troy Taylor
     
 

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The latest volume in the Big Book series contains more than 100 stories from haunted locales across the Prairie State. Compiled by Illinois's best-known author on the paranormal, this collection includes:• Permanent guests of the Mineral Springs Hotel• The horrible history of the Old Slave House• Active spirits in Decatur's Lincoln Theater •…  See more details below

Overview

The latest volume in the Big Book series contains more than 100 stories from haunted locales across the Prairie State. Compiled by Illinois's best-known author on the paranormal, this collection includes:• Permanent guests of the Mineral Springs Hotel• The horrible history of the Old Slave House• Active spirits in Decatur's Lincoln Theater • Foreboding Voorhies Castle• Hauntings in Lincoln's house• Tragic specters at the Iroquois Theater• Rumors of a Devil Baby in Hull House• Chicago's famous Resurrection Mary• Vanishing hitchhikers

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Spook chronicler extraordinaire Troy Taylor is back on the case. The author or co-author of scores of books on the supernatural returns with a 368-page compendium of Prairie State ghost visitations. The Big Book of Illinois Ghost Stories will hold your attention whether you're reading it as a serious study or simply as an entertainment. The hardcover includes tales about a haunted Decatur theatre; some posthumous Lincoln family reunions; and the eerie precincts of Voorhies Castle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811705042
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
07/15/2009
Series:
Big Book of Ghost Stories
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Troy Taylor lives in Decatur, Illinois and is the founder of the American Ghost Society. He is the author of more than 80 books on hauntings and unexplained phenomena.

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Big Book of Illinois Ghost Stories 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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this book is great