Great Canadian Ghost Stories

—CATHARINE PARR TRAIL BACKWOODS OF CANADA, 1836 Canada's history and geography are haunted by classic ghost stories. This book is a collection of those supernatural tales. The stories are from every province and territory.

Author: Barbara Smith

Publisher: TouchWood Editions

ISBN: 1771512806

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 240

View: 582

A compelling collection of iconic ghost stories from all across Canada. Time and place are infused with ghosts and hauntings. From coast to coast to coast, Canada’s provinces and territories teem with the supernatural—phantoms obscured in the mists of time, spectres that delight in wreaking terror, and spirits destined to linger forever at the edge of the veil. Visit the far-flung corners of Canada to discover the folklore and legends behind: the ghost of a Newfoundland outlaw that leads blizzard-blind men to safety A poltergeist infestation that gleefully tortured an entire Nova Scotia family A fleet of phantom ships that haunt the coastline of New Brunswick the haggard spectre of a murderous witch in historic Quebec City Saskatchewan’s ghost-ridden military cadet academy an Alberta cabbie’s encounter with a silent shadow of a man in black the headless railway brakeman of Vancouver a moaning, man-shaped mist that haunts a Yukon cabin From east to west to way up north, bestselling author and renowned storyteller Barbara Smith traverses Canada’s provinces and territories to unearth more than 100 supernatural tales that careen between heartwarming, horrifying, sorrowful, and spine-chilling.

Canadian Ghost Stories

Startling, scary stories from across Canada from Vancouver Island to Newfoundland. Guaranteed to chill!

Author: Barbara Smith

Publisher: Lone Pine Pub

ISBN: 9781551053028

Category: Fiction

Page: 248

View: 750

Startling, scary stories from across Canada from Vancouver Island to Newfoundland. Guaranteed to chill!

Great Canadian Ghost Stories

Visit the far-flung corners of Canada to discover the folklore and legends behind: the ghost of a Newfoundland outlaw that leads blizzard-blind men to safety A poltergeist infestation that gleefully tortured an entire Nova Scotia family A ...

Author: Barbara Smith

Publisher: Touchwood Editions

ISBN: 9781771512794

Category:

Page: 240

View: 636

A compelling collection of iconic ghost stories from all across Canada. Time and place are infused with ghosts and hauntings. From coast to coast to coast, Canada's provinces and territories teem with the supernatural--phantoms obscured in the mists of time, spectres that delight in wreaking terror, and spirits destined to linger forever at the edge of the veil. Visit the far-flung corners of Canada to discover the folklore and legends behind: the ghost of a Newfoundland outlaw that leads blizzard-blind men to safety A poltergeist infestation that gleefully tortured an entire Nova Scotia family A fleet of phantom ships that haunt the coastline of New Brunswick the haggard spectre of a murderous witch in historic Quebec City Saskatchewan's ghost-ridden military cadet academy an Alberta cabbie's encounter with a silent shadow of a man in black the headless railway brakeman of Vancouver a moaning, man-shaped mist that haunts a Yukon cabin From east to west to way up north, bestselling author and renowned storyteller Barbara Smith traverses Canada's provinces and territories to unearth more than 100 supernatural tales that careen between heartwarming, horrifying, sorrowful, and spine-chilling.

Campfire Stories of Western Canada

From the phantom swimmer on a Vancouver Island beach to the lost lights of Waterton Provincial Park, these tales will keep the shivers running down your spine long after the campfire's last embers have died away.

Author: Barbara Smith

Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Co

ISBN: 1772031127

Category: Travel

Page: 144

View: 713

A fun-for-all-ages collection of over thirty spooky stories in settings across Western Canada. When friends and family gather around a campfire, good times and scary stories are sure to follow. In Campfire Stories of Western Canada, Barbara Smith, the author of twenty books of true ghost stories from across Canada, presents a creepy collection of tales tailor-made for your family's next foray into the British Columbia or Alberta wilderness. Suitable for campers aged eight to eighty, these tales combine truth and local legend with truly bone-chilling results. From the phantom swimmer on a Vancouver Island beach to the lost lights of Waterton Provincial Park, these tales will keep the shivers running down your spine long after the campfire's last embers have died away.

Campfire Stories from Coast to Coast

From an ancient spirit that haunts a Cape Breton lake to a Manitoba hitchhiker who encounters a UFO to a Tofino surfer who receives a fateful warning from a stranger, this collection is a celebration of all things creepy and Canadian.

Author: Barbara Smith

Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Co

ISBN: 177203312X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 240

View: 307

A delightfully frightful collection of spooky stories set across Canada, appropriate for all ages and perfect for reading aloud around the campfire. In this spine-chilling companion to Campfire Stories of Western Canada and Ghostly Campfire Stories of Western Canada, Barbara Smith takes readers on a cross-country trip of sinister spirits, urban myths, haunted houses, ghostly shipwrecks, and other unexplained phenomena, just in time for camping season. With over forty hair-raising tales set in every province and territory, Campfire Stories from Coast to Coast combines fact and legend, with truly terrifying results. From an ancient spirit that haunts a Cape Breton lake to a Manitoba hitchhiker who encounters a UFO to a Tofino surfer who receives a fateful warning from a stranger, this collection is a celebration of all things creepy and Canadian. Ideal for camping trips, slumber parties, or lonely nights when you just want to scare yourself silly, Campfire Stories from Coast to Coast is sure to become a family favourite.

The Big Book of Canadian Ghost Stories

greaT. amhersT. mysTery. A Nova Scotian Mystery — (From the Amherst, N.S., Borderer) Daily Colonist,Victoria, B.C., December 4, 1878 Running in a southerly ... 146 — The Big Book of Canadian ghosT sTories The Great Amherst Mystery.

Author: John Robert Colombo

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 1770703527

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 512

View: 223

Here are Canada’s haunted houses, ghosts and poltergeists, weird visions of the past and improbable visions of the future, and assurances that there is life after death. included are more than 175 accounts of such events and experiences told mainly by the witnesses themselves — Canadians from all walks of life and all parts of the country. Some of the stories are classics. Others are little known. About one-third of the accounts have never before appeared in print. This fascinating, scary book brings together the most notable stories from the archives of John Robert Columbo, Canada’s "Mr. Mystery," who is known for his many paranormal collections, including Ghost Stories of Canada, Haunted Toronto, Ghost Stories of Ontario, and Strange But True. Whatever your views are about the supernatural and the paranormal — skeptic, believer, middle-of-the-road — this huge collection of stories filled with thrills and chills will cause you to wonder about the n ature of human life and the afterlife.

The Great Canadian Book of Lists

Grand Theatre in London , Ontario : Staff at the theatre are extremely fond of their resident ghost — Ambrose Small , the theatre's original owner . ... List prepared by Barbara Smith , author of Ghost Stories of Alberta .

Author: Mark Kearney

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9780888822130

Category: Reference

Page: 332

View: 774

Chronicles a century of achievements, trends, important and influential people, and events that have shaped this country.

Ghostly Campfire Stories of Western Canada

A collection of ghost stories based on local folklore from Western Canada.

Author: Barbara Smith

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781772032451

Category:

Page: 144

View: 727

Hair-raising tales of ghosts, spirits, and unexplained phenomena set across Western Canada. Praise for Campfire Stories of Western Canada: "Smith's spooky tales are perfect for warm summer nights spent around the campfire. Her latest book of ghost stories focuses solely on Western Canada and is a wonderful fit for families looking for fun and spooky tales to tell under the stars."--Quirk Magazine In this delightful companion to the bestselling Campfire Stories of Western Canada, Barbara Smith scours the spookiest corners of local folklore from Vancouver Island to the Canadian Rockies to the vast plains of the Prairies to bring readers a brand-new collection of ghost stories. Combining truth, legend, and a healthy dose of suspense, Smith weaves together over thirty bone-chilling tales perfectly suited for reading aloud on family camping trips or quiet nights at home. Suitable for ages eight to eighty-eight, this frighteningly fun collection reveals the supernatural side of Western Canada.

The Dundurn Group

... Flim Flam : Canada's Greatest Frauds , Scams , and Con Artists Flying Canucks II : Pioneers of Canadian Aviation ... Edward Island Ghost Stories of Alberta Ghost Stories of British Columbia Ghost Stories of Canada Ghost Stories of ...

Author: The Dundurn Group

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781550026603

Category:

Page: 80

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Ghost Stories of Canada

No collection of Canadian ghost stories would be complete without accounts of the Mackenzie River Ghost, the Baldoon Mystery, the Wynyard Apparition, the Great Amherst Mystery, or the Dagg Poltergeist. It is sad to say that these ...

Author: John Robert Colombo

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 1459720539

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 220

View: 548

Just when you thought it was safe to peek out from under the covers, along comes Ghost Stories of Canada to remind you that there are plenty of ghouls to watch out for in the True North. Ghost Stories of Canada is a collection of one hundred of the eeriest accounts of ghosts, poltergeists, and hauntings ever told in Canada. Included are descriptions of some the most spine-tingling mysteries of the past - the Mackenzie River Ghost, the Baldoon Mystery, the Wynyard Apparition, and the Great Amherst Mystery, to name a few. There are also first-hand narratives of the ghostly experiences of present-day men and women from all walks of life in all parts of the country. This is a book to sit awake with - especially on a dark and stormy night!