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‘The Ghost Wore Black’

Mistresses of the Dark: The Ghost Wore Black

Mistresses of the Dark: The Ghost Wore Black The final chapter in my just-released book The Ghost Wore Black: Ghastly Tales from the Past tells of a little-known 19th-century panic over those mistresses of the dark, The Women in Black. This story is a good illustration of some of the features of the apparitions: clothed in widow’s weeds, seen outdoors at night, bullet-proof and evasive.

The Faces in the Window

The Faces in the Window In 1871 mysterious faces and images began appearing in the windows of Sandusky and other Ohio towns. Were they spirit photographs or just a delusion?

A brief introduction to the Killer Budgie blog.

I’m delighted to welcome you to the Killer Budgie blog. Some of you may know me as a writer of books on Ohio ghosts. Other friends know of my interest in history. Or perhaps you have overheard at the lunch counter my cheerful conversations with friends about the best ways to administer poison undetected or Murderesses I Admire.