The Twelve Deaths of Christmas Twelve Christmas-themed deaths because it’s the hap-hapless-est time of the year!
A Christmas Ghost Story – The Crown Derby Plate Revive the tradition of the Christmas ghost story with “The Crown Derby Plate,” by Marjorie Bowen.
The Hairwork Bracelet A hairwork bracelet is materialized from the spirit world at Christmas.
The Groaning Thanksgiving Board. There is much to groan about in this collection of toxic Thanksgiving foodstuffs.
Ghosts Counting Oranges In 1908 The Metropolitan Psychical Society offered $5,000 to any medium who could get the ghosts to count the oranges spilled behind him.
The Spiritual Telegraph Stories of spirits speaking through the medium of the telegraph.
A Casket 300 Feet Long A casket 300 feet long would be required to bring back the remains of all the US soldiers who died in the Great War in France.
The Death of the Queen of Bohemia Writer Zoe Anderson Norris, the Queen of Bohemia, is warned by the ghost of her mother that she is next to follow her in death.
Cremated Alive We fire up the retort as we look at the third of a terrifying triumvirate of Victorian death-fears: being embalmed alive, dissected alive, and cremated alive.