Victoria's Most Haunted: Ghost Stories from BC's Historic Capital City

Victoria's Most Haunted: Ghost Stories from BC's Historic Capital City

by Ian Gibbs


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Ghost stories from Canada’s most haunted city, including tales from iconic sites such as the Empress hotel, Hatley Castle, and Ross Bay Cemetery.

Beautiful, charming Victoria is world renowned for its seaside attractions, flourishing gardens, and breathtaking ocean views. But looming behind its picture-perfect façade is a city shrouded in mystery, with restless, disembodied beings that whisper ghastly tales of mystery, violence, and horror.

Known as British Columbia’s most haunted city, Victoria is teeming with a plethora of spirits. Through this brand-new collection of disturbing tales, you’ll come face to face with:

  • The Grey Lady who chills hotel guests to the bone
  • A decorated World War I soldier who protects tenants from something sinister
  • An inconsolable child who haunts the pool area of a defunct hotel
  • The blood-soaked spectre who runs through the infamous Fan Tan Alley to escape capture
  • The ghost of Robert Johnson, who perpetually re-enacts his own suicide
    The phantom of a cranky hermit who plagues a beautiful lake house
  • A spinster who gives tours of her childhood home
  • And many more
  • Get to know Victoria’s best-known hauntings along with some you may have not have heard before.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781771512138
    Publisher: Heritage Group Distribution
    Publication date: 06/13/2017
    Pages: 208
    Sales rank: 888,430
    Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

    About the Author

    Ian Gibbs was born in the United Kingdom and emigrated to Canada when he was young. As such, he carries with him the celtic beliefs and gifts of his heritage, and has always been fascinated by story telling, ghosts and hauntings. He lived in several city centres across Canada before settling in Victoria, arguably one of the most haunted places in all of Canada, in 2000. During the summer months, he guides tours for Victoria's popular Ghostly Walks walking tours. Find out more at GhostStoryGuy [dot] com.

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