Sylvia Shults

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Ghosts of the Illinois River
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
"From ghoulies and ghosties, and long-leggedy beasties, and things that go bump in the night, the Good lord deliver us." There are all kinds of bumps in the night to be found along the Illinois River. The river has seen centuries of history come and go, and has witnessed its share of mystery and dark deeds. Sylvia Shults is your guide on a trip down the longest river in Illinois.
Tales from the Asylum
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 135,640. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Now available in one volume -- 44 YEARS in DARKNESS and FRACTURED SPIRITS
The Spirits of Christmas: The Dark Side of the Holidays
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
What darkness lurks beneath the Season of Lights? T'was the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring … but are you sure about that? The dark winter nights can hold many secrets. Sylvia Shults has gathered over 120 tales of Christmas ghosts, giving new meaning to "the dead of winter".
44 Years in Darkness: A True Story of Madness, Tragedy, and Shattered Love
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
In the later part of the nineteenth century, Rhoda Derry spent over forty years in the Adams County Poor Farm, curled in a fetal position in a box bed. She had clawed her own eyes out. She had beaten her front teeth in. Her legs had atrophied to the point where she could no longer stand on her own, or even sit in a wheelchair. She had been committed there by her own family.
Fractured Spirits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
During the first half of the twentieth century, the Peoria State Hospital was the premiere mental health facility of its day. Dr. George Zeller instituted the eight-hour workday for his staff, removed patient restraints, and made the asylum into a model for the care of the mentally ill. Today, there are only a few buildings of the hospital left. Some of them are still in use. Some...are haunted

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