A Ghost Hunter's Guide to the Most Haunted Places in America
This book features a detailed discussion of the fifteen most haunted places in America, including detailed and fascinating histories and documented paranormal occurrences. The reference is designed in an easy-to-read format with photographs, fun facts, and visitor information including accessibility, tour options, addresses and websites. More
Discover the history and ghosts who haunt these places:
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum...where experimental lobotomies were performed.
Moon River Brewing Company...learn why no one is allowed to go up to the top floor.
Eastern State Penitentiary...where Al Capone spent nearly a year or maybe he's still there?
Shanghai Tunnels...where men and women were kidnapped and forced into servitude.
Pirate's House...where pirate ghosts still demand rum.
...and much more!
“One of the things I really like about Terrance’s book is that it is such an easy read. The tidbits of history keep you turning the pages, and you also learn about the paranormal investigators, who have used a variety of paranormal investigation tools…A Ghost Hunter’s Guide To The Most Haunted Places in America is one of those books that keeps your imagination wondering what really happened.”
-Josh Schubert, USA Travel Magazine
“…A Ghost Hunter’s Guide To The Most Haunted Places in America” explores the story behind these ghost story settings all throughout the country, from theatres, old factories, asylums, homes prisons, and much more. A Ghost Hunter’s Guide To The Most Haunted Places in America is a must for lovers of the paranormal in America. Highly recommended. -James A. Cox, Midwest Book Review
“From a lunatic asylum to a brewery, ghostly presences inhabit all these places. Complete directions and site information is provided. Even if you don’t get a chance to visit each of these locations, the stories and the black-and-white photos are fascinating.
-Marcella Gauthier, Escapees Magazine
“…a journalist by training, she [Zepke] takes you on a tour of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in West Virginia, the Birdcage Theatre in Arizona, and the Colonial Park Cemetery in Georgia, among a dozen other places…”
-Alan Caruba, Bookviews.com (National Book Critics Circle)
You don’t have to believe in ghosts to realize that certain places in our national history are haunted with legends and spirits of long ago. Terrance Zepke grew up in South Carolina knowing the tales of colonial pirates, Civil War legends, the impact of lowcountry voodoo, and the famous residents of weathered cemeteries…places you probably best not visit at night, She’s written books such as Coastal South Carolina: Welcome to the Lowcountry, Best Ghost Tales of South Carolina, Pirates of the Carolinas, and her latest book, A Ghost Hunter’s Guide to the Most Haunted Places in America, investigates saloons and cemeteries, former sanitariums, and penitentiaries across America where rumors of strange phenomenon seem to have some bearing…Terrance is one of the most schooled experts on paranormal in the United States. –Rick Steves, Travel with Rick Steves