By Chris Woodyard,Jessica Wiesel,Joseph A. Citro
Chris Woodyard, writer of the preferred Haunted Ohio sequence, brings you a suite of ghastly tales from Ohio’s darkish earlier. those haunting stories contain sightings of spook lighting, hell-bound trains, cemetery wraiths, headless ghosts, and stone-throwing spooks, all unearthed from 19th-century sources.
The Face within the Window includes:
*a photograph of a ghostly skeleton
*the unusual saga of a Wooster kin laid low with a clothes-slashing spirit
*the secret of the ghostly faces obvious in home windows everywhere Ohio
*the ghastly lady in Black of Dayton
*the snake who swallowed the peddler
*a cat named “Death” who spelled doom for Cincinnati medical institution patients
*true tales of “cry-baby bridge” ghosts
*terrifying fire-starter poltergeists
*and many extra, all-new stories of Ohio ghosts and hauntings.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Foreword – Joseph A. Citro, writer of Lake Monsters, Passing unusual, etc.
Introduction – A Scrapbook of Victorian Horrors
1.Snapshot of a Ghost: Spirit pictures, girls in White, and Haunted Bridges
2.The Face within the Window: unusual photos within the Glass
3.That Hellbound teach: Headless Conductors and educate smash Horrors
4.Rock, hearth, and Scissors: The Mysterious Poltergeist
5.The Death-Bed Promise: Revenge past the Grave in Coshocton
6.Great Balls of fireside: Spook lighting and secret Lights
7.The lousy destiny of a Mercer County Blasphemer: the top of Prevaricating Perfection
8.A Cat Named loss of life: Cemetery Spirits, Omens of dying, and Curious Cadavers
9.A kin Bewitched: The Hoffman Poltergeist of Wooster
10.Death in Black Silk: Ohio’s ladies in Black
11.The Horrors: Vampires, insanity, and a Haunted Morgue
12.The Babe within the River: The Ghosts of Murder
13.Haunted through fireplace: A Fire-Spook in Springfield
Appendix: Spook Squibs: Shavings from the Coffin of News
Index via County
Counties coated: Adams, Allen, Belmont, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Darke, Defiance, Erie, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Guernsey, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Highland, Holmes, Huron, Knox, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Medina, Meigs, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Morrow, Ottawa, Paulding, Pickaway, Portage, Preble, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas, Van Wert, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wood
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