In keeping with Yuletide tradition, /GhostStories will be featuring Christmas ghosts for the month of December. Available from Project Gutenberg Australia. The day had been one unceasing fall of snow from sunrise until the gradual withdrawal of the vagu... Today's story for Christmas Eve is by J.H. Riddell (aka Charlotte Riddell) and tells of two siblings who inherit an appropriately dreary old mansion complete with mysterious disappearances and rumored hauntings. Text available on The Haunted Library via W... This is an amusing little ghost story set in a Scottish castle with a ghost. As the narrator notes, this is not particularly remarkable, "but what made the Strathannan specter so peculiarly awe-inspiring was that it was said only to manifest itself to tho... According to Interesting Literature, "Robert Louis Stevenson‘s 1884 Christmas ghost story, ‘The Body Snatcher’ was advertised by six men who were paid to roam the streets of London wearing huge coffin-shaped sandwich boards and plaster skulls. These figur... In keeping with Yuletide tradition, /GhostStories will be featuring Christmas ghosts for the month of December. This is an amusing and rather sentimental introduction to Ghost Stories and Phantom Fancies by Hain Friswell, in which the author purports to ... I don’t want to have to drive ten miles to see somebody else’s ghost. I want one of my own on the premises. An American businessman and his wife come to England to retire amid gothic splendor, but find that the ghosts in their new home are not the quaint... Today, a classic short story by H. G. Wells about a skeptic who spends the night in a supposedly haunted room... will he find more than he bargained for? (Most likely seeing as this is /GhostStories) [Project Gutenberg] | [Librivox]] “I can assure you,”... There are lots of beautiful and creepy images in this collection of medieval depictions of the dead at the British Library: The Church taught that the fate of a person's soul was determined not only by his or her behaviour in life, but also by the manner ... While I was preparing today's winter tale, I ran across this fun M.R. James podcast. He's one of my favorite authors and the podcast is well-worth a listen. Check out this early episode on The Ash-Tree..