Haunted Hotels: Eerie Inns, Ghoulish Guests, and Creepy Caretakers

Haunted Hotels: Eerie Inns, Ghoulish Guests, and Creepy Caretakers

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by Tom Ogden
     
 

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Twenty-five scary stays where ghosts check in,but don't check outHotels all over the world are said to have resident spirits. While owners may debate the wisdom of acknowledging spooky tales, guests continue to run into the apparitions. Haunted Hotels brings together twenty-five tales of ghosts, hauntings, and other paranormal happenings purported to have taken

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Twenty-five scary stays where ghosts check in,but don't check outHotels all over the world are said to have resident spirits. While owners may debate the wisdom of acknowledging spooky tales, guests continue to run into the apparitions. Haunted Hotels brings together twenty-five tales of ghosts, hauntings, and other paranormal happenings purported to have taken place on or around hotels, inns, and rooming houses across America and around the world, including: • The Phantom in the Del: Was it suicide that killed Kate Morgan at San Diego's famed Hotel del Coronado in 1892? And was that really her name? She's been gliding down the hotel's hallways for decades, and spectral phenomena continue to plague the room where she stayed.• The Hellfire Horror: Two centuries ago, a prank pulled on a naïve barmaid led to tragedy in a cave used by the Hellfire Club in England. Her phantom has returned to the George and Dragon Inn, where she awaits the arrival of the mysterious lover she had hoped to meet the night of her doom.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762756599
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/17/2010
Series:
Haunted Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
566,587
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Tom Ogden is one of America’s most celebrated magicians. Over thirty years he has gone from the tinsel-and-sawdust of the circus ring to the glitter-and-sequins of Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Lake Tahoe. He has appeared on specials such as The World’s Greatest Magic II (NBC) and The Great Magic of Las Vegas (FOX). The author of several books—including four in the "Haunted" series: Haunted Highways, Haunted Hollywood, Haunted Theaters, and Haunted Cemeteries, as well as The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Ghosts and Hauntings and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Street Magic.

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