Haunted Route 66: Ghosts of America's Legendary Highway

Haunted Route 66: Ghosts of America's Legendary Highway

by Richard Southall
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Haunted Route 66: Ghosts of America's Legendary Highway by Richard Southall

Pack your bags, hop in the car, and head out on a haunted adventure across legendaryROUTE 66

Embrace the spirit of adventure and freedom with an exciting journey of spine-tingling paranormal activity and American history along Route 66. This travel companion transports you from Chicago, Illinois, to Santa Monica, California, exploring over one hundred ghostly hot spots filled with fascinating facts and lingering spirits.

From ghost hunters to avid fans of the Mother Road, everyone can take their own haunted road trip on Route 66 with this essential, easy-to-read guide. Explore the famous highway through historic locations and gripping ghost stories about the St. Valentine’s Day massacre in Chicago, the restless spirit of Charlie Chaplin that still haunts the Venice Beach Boardwalk in Los Angeles, and many more. This one-of-a-kind collection, with chapters organized by state, paves the way for your grand tour into the unknown.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738726366
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 02/28/2013
Pages: 228
Sales rank: 1,309,916
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Richard Southall is the author of How to Be a Ghost Hunter(2003),Haunted Route 66(2013)and Haunted Plantations of the South (2015). He has also written articles for a number of periodicals, including Fate Magazine. To reflect his interest in writing about the unknown, Richard is a current member of the Horror Writers' Association, and he is a Bram Stoker Award nominee.

In addition, he has been a featured guest on several national and international radio shows including The X-Zone Radio Show with Rob McConnel, Shadows of the Paranormal, Edge of the Unknown, and Spirited History with Leanne and Angela.

Richard lives in northern West Virginia with his wife, daughter, and Australian Shepherd, and he has worked for over twelve years as a substance abuse therapist. In addition to being a member of the West Virginia Writers and Horror Writers Association, he is actively involved in his community and is a current member of the Freemasons and Scottish Rite.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Illinois

Chapter 2: Missouri

Chapter 3: Kansas

Chapter 4: Oklahoma

Chapter 5: Texas

Chapter 6: New Mexico

Chapter 7: Arizona

Chapter 8: California


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Haunted Route 66: Ghosts of America's Legendary Highway 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Five pages into the book and you forget its supposed to be about Route 66. The author just follows the route to highlight supposed haunted locations in the states 66 passes through. The book is not about the road, the lure of the road, nor the stories associated with the road. I heard a podcast with the author in which he told a story about visiting locations along the route to promote his book. He claimed how great it was to actually see the places he'd written about. In other words he'd not even done the leg work to write this book! He wrote the book based on "Internet research" and stories he'd heard elsewhere. Very disappointing that he didn't do his own research. In the end it's just a conglomeration of campfire like stories, identical to countless other "ghosts and hauntings" books out there.