Ive read short story collections from most of the publishers on this list and altogether they are publishing some of. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Nothing goes better with gooey smores and a glowing campfire than a ghost story. Ghost stories of alberta, book by barbara smith paperback.
Known for her series of true ghost stories, barbara smith is back, this time with a collection of fictional ghostly tales set in real alberta locations. The shaughnessy brothers are back he lives by a scheduleaubrey burke is on. Buy a cheap copy of ghost stories of alberta book by barbara smith. Perhaps thats why alberta s ripe with so many ghost stories. In this book, the author has collected ghost stories specifically from alberta where she has discovered strange tales of hauntings in schools, restaurants, theatres, hotels, government buildings and modern houses from calgary and edmonton to rural areas and the contrary to popular belief, ghosts do not necessarily reside in draughty old castles and ancient graveyards. See the complete ghost house books series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Cross house currently the rouge restaurant, and perhaps lesserknown haunts as grace hospital, the planetarium, city hall, and the lougheed house. The nowdecommissioned charles camsell hospital is regarded by believers as one of albertas most. About the authors barbara smith is the bestselling author of over thirty books, including campfire stories of western canada, ghostly campfire stories of western canada, great canadian ghost stories, the famous five, the valiant nellie mcclung, and perennial favourites in the ghoststory genre, ghost stories of alberta, ghost stories and mysterious creatures of british columbia, and ghost. The book includes over 75 stories and anecdotes from across alberta, notably in edmonton and calgary. Ghost stories of alberta was well written and i enjoyed it. If you have any ghost stories or images of the paranormal ghosts, orbs, etc please share them with.
List of reportedly haunted locations in canada jump to navigation. Ghost tales of alberta, and thought it was pretty interesting. Contrary to popular belief, ghosts do not necessarily reside in draughty old castles and ancient graveyards. Real stories from real people about the paranormal. Legendary tales of hauntings from coast to coast 9781771512794. Cold spot paranormal research was founded by canadian paranormal investigator michelle mckay in 2002. Over 80 spooky stories of haunted homes, theaters, restaurants and even ghostly animals. Spinetingling, bloodcurdling stories from albertas. The cows and milking machines of the airport dairy farm now occupy the land that once housed men and flying machines. A young man trying to get home to edmonton from fort mcmurray has a brush with death when he. Its precivil war and was built around 1820, if my memory serves correctly. About the author barbara smith is a bestselling author of more than 20 books on ghosts and the paranormal.
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Ghost stories of canada is a collection of one hundred of the eeriest accounts of ghosts, poltergeists, and hauntings ever told in canada. Fictional ghost stories set in alberta towns ideal for camp. But what i enjoyed more than the ghosts themselves was the excellent sense of the hard work involved in collecting ghost stories. Author barbara smith, include it in her ghost stories of alberta. Barbara smiths ghost stories of alberta which includes an account of mckay avenue school 1993, more ghost stories of alberta 1997 and even more ghost stories of alberta 2001 all delve into the tales that come out of the province, proving my initial impression of.
Since then, ive gone on to write numerous ghost books set in alberta, british. Eerie tales from the crypt well, actually, from campus new trail. Eight ghosts ghost stories inspired by our historic. Ghost stories of saskatchewan, book by joanne christensen.
The ghosts of southern alberta vintage wings of canada. Barbara smith, the author of ghost stories of alberta. Tell people about whats gone on in this town we call home. The sun and winter snows have broken the pavement and the runways are well on their way to. For years, my grandpa would tell stories to me and my cousins about the ghost that lives there, and my dad would always get very mad at him because he didnt want us to be. List of reportedly haunted locations in canada wikipedia. Todd lemieux circles the ghost of pearce, alberta in 2018. The valiant nellie mcclung, and ghost stories of alberta, ghost stories and mysterious creatures of. More ghost stories of alberta by barbara smith goodreads. Heres a thing, if you arent a f a n of haunted historical places then you better avoid going to fairmont banff springs hotel located in banff, alberta, canada, the fairmont banffsprings is a historic hotel. Perhaps thats why albertas ripe with so many ghost stories.
In this book, the author has collected ghost stories. Barbara smiths two previous books ghost stories of alberta 1993 and deadly encounters 1993 have already become bestsellers. A cryptic collection of 28 twisted tales, ghost stories of saskatchewan 3, and several more. Discover eight chilling ghost stories with our new book eight ghosts, available to buy. Message the page of just post on the wall, and see what other have to say. In this book, the author has collected ghost stories specifically from alberta where she has discovered strange tales of hauntings in schools, restaurants, theatres, hotels, government buildings and modern houses from calgary and edmonton to rural areas and the rocky. Schlossers best ghost stories and her favorite horror classics from edgar allen poe, charles dickens and more. Contrary to popular belief, ghosts do not necessarily resid. Many of albertas ghost towns exist as a result of a number of failed coal mining operations in the area during the early 20th century. Tales of hotel hijinx and abnormal occurrences in the provinces many ghost towns mean you cant travel too far without coming across. A followup to barbara smiths immensely popular earlier books about albertas ghosts, this volume features more tantalizing tales of paranormal events, from splashing specters at a city swimming pool to haunted homesteads in central alberta. Buy the paperback book ghost stories of saskatchewan by joanne christensen at indigo.
Included are descriptions of some the most spinetingling mysteries of the past the mackenzie river ghost, the baldoon mystery, the wynyard apparition, and the great amherst mystery, to name a few. Spinechilling, bloodcurdling stories from all over alberta will keep you checking under the bed, behind the closet doors and in the basement. The paranormal explorers were not afraid of ghosts. A prolific collector of paranormal folklore, barbara has traveled across canada collecting stories and legends about ghostly sightings and haunted places. Her meticulous research and her ability to recreate social and. Her latest book of ghost stories focuses solely on western canada and is a. We acknowledge the financial support of the government of canada through the canada book fund and. So light the fire and prepare to be spooked by these delightfully eerie stories, including. Fairmont banff springs hotel haunted story mysterioustrip. Tales of hotel hijinx and abnormal occurrences in the provinces many ghost towns. Ghost town stories of bc heritage house publishing. In this book, the author has collected ghost stories specifically from alberta where she has discovered strange tales of hauntings in schools, restaurants, theatres, hotels, government buildings and modern houses from calgary and edmonton to rural areas and the rocky mountains. Ghost stories sent to us from witnesses across alberta.
The 12 best ghost books 2019 best ghost stories ever written. Even more ghost stories of alberta by barbara smith. Rona anderson, aka paranormal rona, has been seeing ghosts since she was 3 years old. The 12 best ghost books to keep you up at night best ghost stories ever written. The ghost house books book series by multiple authors includes books ontario ghost stories ghost stories lone pine, scary stories. If youre a fan of all things spooky and paranormal and you probably are, if youre here, then the very best kind of book is a ghost book. There isnt much better than curling up at night with a good book, a blanket and some hot chocolate. Alberta canada haunting and ghost stories paranormal. She helps people with investigation and spirit removal in haunted houses. Edmonton ghost tours 2020 all you need to know before. The stories are about haunted houses, long dead relatives returning for a last look at a loved one, and poltergeists in theatres, hotels and hospitals. There are stories from the beginnings of albertas settlement right up until the present day in this case 1993, most of which were personal experiences.
Ghost stories of alberta ebook written by barbara smith. When i was hunting for stories for my first book, ghost stories of. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Come and listen to unnerving stories of paranormal encounters and cases related by paranormal rona, cofounder of the paranormal explorers and a paranormal investigator and psychic medium. Some, like columnist ken liddel of the lethbidge hearld, interviewed someone in 1966 who knew the details. The province of alberta has several ghost towns that have been completely or partially abandoned. An eerie collection of ghost stories in alberta, from urban centres to rural areas and the rocky mountains. Covered are such familiar locations in calgary as the deane house, the prince house, the a. Vampires, werewolves, witches, bloody mary, the wendigo, and other frightening specters populate the pages of this compelling collection of s. In this book, the author has collected ghost stories specifically from alberta where she has discovered strange tales of hauntings in schools, restaurants, theatres. In 1992 my daughter, who was 20, purchased an 1890.
Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read ghost stories of alberta. Tales of hotel hijinx and abnormal occurrences in the provinces many ghost towns mean you cant travel too far without coming across someone who will share a morsel of shifty folklore or their own paranormal tale. It is haunted and isnt the right place to spend the night. My grandma lives in a very beautiful old house in new jersey. Ghost stories of alberta by barbara smith goodreads. Ghost town stories of bc tales of hope, heroism and tragedy. As well, he is the cocreator of three acclaimed websites about ghost towns in alberta, saskatchewan and british columbia, as well as the heritage. The nook book ebook of the ghost town stories of alberta.954 1379 527 1370 789 796 562 873 142 322 1339 1021 1140 977 1267 474 708 1134 980 930 39 1393 1393 134 1322 1221 1498 350