I have always been one of those individuals that had a fascination with ghosts, and have even had several experiences as a child that have stayed with me throughout my entire life, just as clear and sharp as they were the day that they happened.
Rayne Hall pulls together an exciting collection of stories from various authors from around the world to bring you Haunted: Ten Tales of Ghosts for your ghostly reading pleasure.
“Ten authors spin creepy yarns, each with a different writing style and a different way of telling a story. Allow these fantasy and horror stories to haunt you, and see which story resonates most with you.”
My particular favorite from this series, and most heart-wrenching to me because it reminds me of my grandparents, is the first in this series, Ghosts Can Bleed in which Maurice cannot understand why his wife, Doreen, won’t accept that he’s dead. Funny yet sad at the same time, the story leaves you wondering if Maurice will ever be able to face his reality.
1. GHOSTS CAN BLEED by Tracie McBride Ghosts can bleed. Maurice knows, because he is one. 2. DANCERS by William Meikle A country graveyard in winter can be made warm. 3. BREAKWATER BEACH by Carole Ann Moleti Ever felt that you’ve been somewhere before? Perhaps you have. 4. THE PIANO MAN by Kiersten Hartrim No one has played the old upright piano in the bar since the Lady Pianist died. 5. TAKE ME TO ST ROCH’S by Rayne Hall Never pick up hitchhikers. 6. THE EXPLANATION FOR GHOSTS by Douglas Kolacki Forget everything you’ve ever heard about what they are. 7. MOTHER MINE by April Grey A mother’s love never dies. 8. THE MINE SHAFT by Sera Hayes Curiosity leading superstition digs an early grave. 9. DARK REUNION by Jonathan Broughton Love sours when you commit murder. 10. A PUDDLE OF DEAD by Grayson Bray Morris Her long-lost love is back… or is he?
I give this collection a 5 star rating. This would be acceptable to ages 13 and older to read. You can find this book at Amazon.
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