NEW! The Face in the Window, Haunting Ohio Tales, Chris Woodyard, 2013, 256 pp., notes, bibliography $16.95 NEW!
The latest book from Haunted Ohio author Chris Woodyard, The Face in the Window is a Victorian scrapbook of hauntings and horrors. It’s a time-machine that takes you back, not to some Disney-esque version of the 19th century, but to the bad old days of a very haunted Ohio.
There you’ll meet the father and son who who hung themselves with the same rope and are said to haunt a Toledo Bridge; Minnie, the Fire-Spook of Springfield; and the Coshocton woman who was tormented by the spirit of her dead husband because she had promised him at his death-bed that she would not marry her lover. When she quickly broke that promise, her dead husband began to appear to her and their children.
Full of long-unseen reports of spook lights, ghastly Women in Black ghosts, clothes-shredding poltergeists, the spirits of murdered children, and uncanny graveyard ghosts, this book is a treasure-trove of all-new stories, unearthed from old newspapers, county histories and 19th-century journals. Here are vampires, snake horrors, ghost photos, a banshee and other omens of death. The Face in the Window is a chilling glimpse of Ohio’s ghosts of the past.
Counties covered: 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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