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Haunted Christmas: Yuletide Ghosts and Other Spooky Holiday Happenings [NOOK Book]

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From the amazing, the incredible to the inspirational, the horrifying to the heartwarming, this book takes another look at the Christmas spirit, through the Christmas spirits. By a long-time believer in the Paranormal who tells the story of her own yuletide ghost, Haunted Christmas brings together thirty tales of ghosts, haunting, and other paranormal happenings purported to have taken place on or around Christmas, or that are other-wise related to this holiday. It will have you shivering by the fire (or wishing ...

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Haunted Christmas: Yuletide Ghosts and Other Spooky Holiday Happenings

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Overview

From the amazing, the incredible to the inspirational, the horrifying to the heartwarming, this book takes another look at the Christmas spirit, through the Christmas spirits. By a long-time believer in the Paranormal who tells the story of her own yuletide ghost, Haunted Christmas brings together thirty tales of ghosts, haunting, and other paranormal happenings purported to have taken place on or around Christmas, or that are other-wise related to this holiday. It will have you shivering by the fire (or wishing you had a fire to shiver beside) as you read these stories and more:

Haunted Bethlehem: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is famous for haunted locals such as the Hotel Bethlehem, the first house built in the town, in 1741. Predictably, things heat up at Christmas-after all, this is Bethlehem.

The Death Coach of Christmas: One Christmas Eve in Ireland many years ago, Young Nora Mahoney was returning from the bogs when an invisible something rushed past her with the sound of grinding wheels and thundering hooves. Had Nora encountered the "death coach"of Irish legend?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762758326
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 10/14/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 602,624
  • File size: 370 KB

Meet the Author

Mary Beth Crain is the author of Haunted U.S. Battlefields (Globe Pequot Press). Her other books include the Los Angeles Times best-selling memoir A Widow, A Chihuahua, and Harry Truman and Guardian Angels.

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Table of Contents

Introduction v

Chapter 1 A History of Haunted Christmas 1

Chapter 2 Haunted Cities I: Bethlehem 9

Chapter 3 Haunted Cities II: The Ghosts of Victoria, and a Few in Alexandria 15

Chapter 4 The Doomed Christmas Tree Ship 21

Chapter 5 Too Much Room at the Inn? 29

Chapter 6 The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall 34

Chapter 7 Calling 1-800-Other-Side 40

Chapter 8 The Ghost Lights of Christmas 47

Chapter 9 The Ghost at the Sea 54

Chapter 10 Between Two Worlds 58

Chapter 11 A ghost's Guiding Hand 64

Chapter 12 A Genuine Mass for the Dead 68

Chapter 13 The Christmas Ghost of Clarence Street 74

Chapter 14 Our Feathered Friends 80

Chapter 15 Sir Geoffrey de Mandeville-Due Back on Christmas Eve 2010 86

Chapter 16 A Christmas Repair Job-for Ghosts 90

Chapter 17 The Child Who Turned into a Christmas Star 96

Chapter 18 The Fatal Christmas Gift of the Bell Witch 101

Chapter 19 The Epworth Rectory Haunting 109

Chapter 20 Haunted Christmas Trees 116

Chapter 21 The Ghost Dogs of Christmas 124

Chapter 22 Ghosts of Mothers Passed 131

Chapter 23 The Ghostly Visits of Anne Boleyn 139

Chapter 24 The Death Coach of Christmas 147

Chapter 25 Three Knocks and You're OUt 153

Chapter 26 I Saw Mommy Watching Santa Claus 161

Chapter 27 Emily Bronte's Christmas Appearance 168

Chapter 28 The Haunted Bed 175

Chapter 29 The Guttenberg Poltergeist 181

Chapter 30 The Mysterious Christmas Guest 187

Bibliography 194

About the Author 196

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2010

    If you love ghost stories this is a must read.

    This book gives a history of Christmas as well as ghost stories. There are more than one story and they are all good. They exsplain some of the strange things that maybe going on at Christmas. How loved ones reach out to us at this time of year. If you beleave read this book.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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