Historical Hauntings

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Here, in this new original collection, are ghost tales to frighten, mysteries to solve, histories to dig up, and skeletons to bury.

Includes stories by:

Roland Green

Brian A. Hopkins
Lisanne Norman
Andre Norton
Bruce Holland Rogers
Michael A. Stackpole
Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
and others
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VOYA
The title of this collection of purely fictional ghost stories is misleading. Readers might expect to find purportedly true accounts of "specters out of timeā€”from the famous to the infamous." Instead, they will find a moderately entertaining collection of stories populated with characters, including the likes of King Arthur, Helen Keller, and John Lennon. All are new stories, many have surprising endings, and some stretch the reader's imagination to the limit. In Elizabeth Ann Scarborough's Mummies of the Motorway, the remains of ground up mummies were used to pave the roads of a small English town during World War II, with bizarre consequences during the rainy season. In Warrior in the Mist by Lisanne Norman, a reenactment of a battle between the Normans and the Saxons somehow opens up a path through time. Stories from Andre Norton, Geene DeWeese, and Bruce Holland Rogers ensure a wide variety of styles. Somewhat disappointing and uneven in quality, this collection will nevertheless be consumed by those teens with a voracious appetite for ghost stories. A better choice might be The New Young Oxford Book of Ghost Stories edited by Dennis Pepper (Oxford University Press, 1999/VOYA April 2000). VOYA CODES: 2Q 2P S A/YA (Better editing or work by the author might have warranted a 3Q; For the YA with a special interest in the subject; Senior High, defined as grades 10 to 12; Adult and Young Adult). 2001, DAW, 320p, $6.99 pb. Ages 16 to Adult. Reviewer: Alison Kastner SOURCE: VOYA, August 2001 (Vol. 24, No. 3)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780886779924
  • Publisher: DAW
  • Publication date: 3/1/2001
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 4.22 (w) x 6.78 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Meet the Author

Jean Rabe is a fantasy and SF writer who sometimes dabbles in military fiction and myserties. She's an avid reader who has far too many books to fit on her bookshelves, and she resides in a tiny town in Illinois with her husband, three dogs, an obnoxious parrot, and an assortment of tropical fish. She can be found at jeanrabe.com.

Martin H. Greenberg was honored in 1995 by the Mystery Writers of America with the Ellery Queen Award for lifetime achievement in mystery editing. He is also the recipient of two Anthony awards. Mystery Scene magazine called him "the best mystery anthologist since Ellery Queen." He has compiled more than 1,000 anthologies and is the president of TEKNO books. He lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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