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At death's door: The attraction of living in homes with ghastly pasts
Return to Book Page. Ten dark tales. A reluctant candy striper suffers through a night from hell in what was once a tuberculosis sanatorium. Are a young mother-to-be's frightening visions for real? The spirit of an English girl searches for her father during the London Blitz. Two cousins fight over a cherished doll - with disastrous results.
The vengeful ghost of a murdered child haunts a sout Ten dark tales. The vengeful ghost of a murdered child haunts a southern plantation. A woman is forced to face her demons, from this world and the next. A construction worker gets more than he bargained for when he bets against a cursed antique. An Italian sports car changes a nerdy teen's life. The spirits of a mysterious woman's dead children haunt an abandoned playground.
An Appalachian girl plans to summon her dead lover's spirit by using a special kind of magic. Get A Copy.
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Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Jan 12, Lisa Synuria rated it really liked it. Been awhile since I liked a short story book as much as this one. View 2 comments. Jan 06, Noigeloverlord rated it really liked it. Great spooky read the 1st 5 stories were creepy as hell. All the stories were good but the 1st 5 really stuck with me.
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Great collection of ghost stories from a writer whose style is deceptively simple yet succeeds in thoroughly involving the reader in the story. Highly recommended. Apr 25, MW rated it really liked it. There were a few stories that felt more like a stumbling towards the border line of what was considered "horror", but overall an entertaining read.
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She further testified that he ignored her suggestion.
After a lengthy analysis of the facts, the Lord Chief Baron leaned toward conviction. He reminded the jury that Smith was not acting in self-defense, and that the shooting was not accidental. Taking this into account, the jury found Smith guilty of manslaughter.
But the Lord Chief Baron would not accept the verdict. Instead, two additional judges, Justice Rooke and Justice Lawrence, spoke to the jury and implored them to reconsider.
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The jury held a second meeting and subsequently found Smith guilty of murder. He was sentenced to be hanged and dissected the following Monday. Crying hysterically, Smith collapsed and had to be carried out of the courtroom. On July 14, he received a full pardon. In the years that followed the Hammersmith Ghost case, similar instances of mistaken identity were brought to trial. It was determined that there was little defense for a person who committed a violent crime while actually believing they were acting in good faith.
This legal haziness would not be settled until years later in , when Regina vs.
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Williams was brought to the Court of Appeal. Every 50 years, his ghost is said to appear in the bar that now stands on the location of his death. Ironically, the very man gunned down because he appeared as a ghost is now said to haunt the site where he died. Want more ghost stories? In , London was seized by pure terror.
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