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A Ghost Story – Short Fiction

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She poured herself a glass of port and looked out the windows onto the moors, and the road towards Peak Forest. A mist had moved in and she couldn’t see any moon or stars, and she drew the curtain over the front door and stoked the coal fire. She sat back on the settee to […]

The Ghost that Haunted Al Capone

Eastern State Penitentiary – where “Jimmy” the ghost that haunted Al Capone first frequented   Al Capone was in Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia for a one year sentence. He was arrested on a concealed weapons charge in May 1929. This was his first jail sentence. Eastern State was also where other prisoners first became […]

Lizzie Dean the Jilted Scullery Maid

sun inn

  Lizzie Dean was a scullery maid that used to work at the Sun Inn, in Chipping, Preston in the early 1800’s in Lancashire, England. She was a pretty, pleasant girl who used to wear colorful clothing. In 1835 she met a local man of substance who said he loved her. He proposed to her […]

Ghosts of Winnats Pass, Derbyshire.

winnats pass

Since Halloween is a month away, I thought I would do a few blog posts about my favourite ghost stories. The first one is about the ghosts of Winnats Pass, in Derbyshire, England. Winnats Pass is a narrow limestone gorge which lies  west of the village of Castleton in the High Peak area of Derbyshire. […]