A father and son love to decorate for Halloween and decide to turn their front yard into a graveyard to scare the local children. They find an online ad to purchase tombstones for their display. Little do they know the consequences of what is about to befall them - on Halloween night!
Why would a 150-year-old gravestone not have a date of death carved on it? That's the mystery Vivien and her little brother Boris set out to solve during the summer they lived at Catesville Cemetery. Can a 150-year-old woman still be alive? Did someone simply forget to add the year of death? Or, as Boris believes, did the woman become a vampire who's still prowling the graveyard?
Ever wonder what's carved on Sonny Bono's tombstone? How about Al Capone's? Or take the Rhode Island dentist who left this funny and fitting epitaph etched on his headstone: "I'm filling my last cavity." From the Old West's Boothill to the cemetery on Main Street, the last words chiseled on hundreds of headstones in American come to life in this fascinating and well-researched book.
Her parents dead and marriage over, Karen returns to Maine to rebuild her life. An irritating furry neighbor and tombstones in her backyard play surprising roles as she endures one disastrous date after another.
Weird things tend to happen when you live in a haunted house — not that author/ghost hunter Alice Carpenter has a problem disciplining her ten paranormal boarders. When cousin Katy calls for help with Sir Gary, the resident ghost at Espirt d'Chene near Jefferson, Alice comes to the rescue, but not before Katy discovers another dead person, a headless corpse in her swimming pool.
T. M. Simmons chased down rumors of ghosts for over twenty years and kept diaries of the intriguing adventures, including both the fun and scary parts. She also chronicled when paranormal entities were definitely not your Casper-variety beings. Encouraged by friends, she is publishing a few of her diaries as preludes to each upcoming Dead Man paranormal mystery. These stories are true.
This counted needleart pattern book is a TREAT to cross stitch with a clever and fun homonym mind-teaser TRICK game that will delight Halloween guests of all ages for years after the stitching is done. Four Weeks Dye Works flosses specified with DMC, Anchor, and Sullivan equivalents given for black, white, orange and green. 72x72 Model shown on 28ct Cobblestone Cashel linen. Aida not recommended.