Haunted Houses: Chilling Tales from American Homes

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Ghostwriter Nancy Roberts spins fascinating tales about 24 haunted houses all over America. Based on interviews with regular people who have experienced actual ghostly goings-on, these stories will make you sleep with the lights on. Around the campfire or in the safety of your own home, read about the Lizzie Borden House in Fall River, Massachusetts, where the gruesome murders of Andrew and Abbey Borden were committed by their daughter Lizzie...or were they? Or the Red Brook Inn in Old Mystic, Connecticut, where ...
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Overview

Ghostwriter Nancy Roberts spins fascinating tales about 24 haunted houses all over America. Based on interviews with regular people who have experienced actual ghostly goings-on, these stories will make you sleep with the lights on. Around the campfire or in the safety of your own home, read about the Lizzie Borden House in Fall River, Massachusetts, where the gruesome murders of Andrew and Abbey Borden were committed by their daughter Lizzie...or were they? Or the Red Brook Inn in Old Mystic, Connecticut, where a jealous widow's spirit gets her 'sweet' revenge on her husband's seventy-fifth birthday! Or the Winchester Mansion in San Jose, California, where a spooked wealthy widow had secret rooms and passageways built in the mansion to keep the bad spirits away.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762703203
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/1998
  • Series: Haunted Series
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 796,655
  • Product dimensions: 5.03 (w) x 7.01 (h) x 0.44 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2008

    Not what expected

    This seemed like a book for people to read at campfire's I would reccomend this to middle to highschool student's.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2001

    For anyone who enjoys good old fashion house hauntins.

    Great book to read snuggled by the fire place.....Its a must have. I couldnt put it down!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2001

    Veeery Scaaary!!!

    I was spellbound and terrified for hours. It is the best haunted house book I have ever read. So well written that it literally comes to life. I love reading Nancy Roberts.

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