Poltergeists

Jimmy Squaretoe, Devil or Fairy?

Jimmy Squaretoe, Devil or Fairy? Jimmy Squaretoe, the little man in leather, made himself right at home with a family in New Hampshire.

The Devil in the Nightcap

The Devil in the Nightcap A Welsh woman sees a devilish apparition who insists that she unearth an object from a wall behind her house, then levitates her to a bridge where she is directed to drop it into the river.

Some Discontented Daemon

Some Discontented Daemon torments a young servant in 17th-century Devon with shredded clothes, apparitions, bodily contortions, and levitation.

The Spirit Stalker of Emma Hardinge Britten

Spiritualist Emma Hardinge Britten tells of a terrifying phantom stalker who could apparently project himself through time and space.

The Poear Dear and the Wicked Woman: A Suffolk Witch Story

A Suffolk witch story from 1877, involving a spell meant to be cast on a man, but transfered to his wife, who suffered for years under the bewitchment. In a series of ill-spelt letters, the witch confesses and suggests a transfer of the spell to its rightful owner.

“Maisons de la foudre:” Lightning-induced Spontaneous Combustion

“Maisons de la foudre:” Lightning-induced Spontaneous Combustion Can a lightning strike trigger recurring, mysterious fires, as happened in 1906 France?

The Actress and the Phantom Musketeer

In part two of this story of a phantom persecuting a famous French actress, things are about to get worse. As if having senses-stunning shrieks coming out of nowhere wasn’t bad enough, Mademoiselle Clarion found herself the victim of an even more threatening type of mystery assault.

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