Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Cape Encounters: Contemporary Cape Cod Ghost Stories” as Want to Read:
Cape Encounters: Contemporary Cape Cod Ghost Stories
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Cape Encounters: Contemporary Cape Cod Ghost Stories

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  32 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
In this attractive 216 pg. trade paperback (the cover is by nationally-renowned jacket artist Wendell Minor), the authors have given voice to the many divergent--and equally passionate--points of view that surround ghosts and in the process created an intimate portrait of Cape Cod.

In their own words, forty Cape Codders describe ghosts who descend staircases that no longer

Paperback, 208 pages
Published December 31st 2004 by Cockle Cove Press (first published May 2004)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Cape Encounters, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Cape Encounters

Weird New England by Joseph A. CitroGreen Mountain Ghosts, Ghouls & Unsolved Mysteries by Joseph A. CitroJackboot Britain by Daniel S. FletcherPoseidon’s Children by Michael  WestPassing Strange by Joseph A. Citro
Weird New England
16th out of 50 books — 30 voters
Little Women by Louisa May AlcottThe Cider House Rules by John IrvingThe Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel HawthorneA Prayer for Owen Meany by John IrvingThe Crucible by Arthur Miller
New England Books
291st out of 476 books — 247 voters

More lists with this book...

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 141)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Jul 10, 2010 thewanderingjew rated it it was ok
I felt like reading this book because I live at the Cape in an area that the Wampanoag Indian Tribe dwelt and I thought it would be really enlightening. I thought for sure this area would be alive with spirits. Actually my area was covered very briefly in the book and most of the tales reviewed were anecdotal about very benign incidents and feelings that people had when they thought they encountered something out of the ordinary. Most people were not frightened and they looked upon the possible ...more
Jun 16, 2016 Jenny rated it did not like it
Shelves: abandoned
I thought this would be more compelling - it's supposed to be about ghosts, after all, and I've been to Cape Cod numerous times! I found this instead to be a book more about the people and homes of the Cape, and I found I didn't really care to read about creaks that an old house makes in the middle of the night that its inhabitants attribute to a ghost.
Diane Hamel
Apr 14, 2010 Diane Hamel rated it it was amazing
I love ghost stories so this was a great book. I live very close to the cape so I have visited many of the cities where the hauntings took place. The book kept my interest from start to finish.
Aug 07, 2011 Nancy rated it really liked it
Very good book of true ghost stories, I liked the way the authors told the stories in the persons own words and didn't re-tell them, it makes the stories seem more real.
Jul 19, 2010 Vanessa rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy-lit
Certainly nothing scary about this book, but very much endearing for the Cape Cod fans out there.
Terre Arena
Terre Arena marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2016
Lori marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2016
BookDB marked it as to-read
Sep 16, 2016
C marked it as to-read
Sep 03, 2016
Renee added it
Jul 26, 2016
Kerri O'donnell
Kerri O'donnell is currently reading it
Mar 07, 2016
Kira marked it as to-read
Jan 17, 2016
Alexa added it
Sep 08, 2015
Lizzy rated it really liked it
Jun 30, 2015
Jocelyn rated it liked it
Jul 05, 2015
Alex Bauer
Alex Bauer rated it it was ok
Jun 12, 2015
Gymcatsmom marked it as to-read
May 06, 2015
Amy Jones
Amy Jones marked it as to-read
Apr 27, 2015
Caitlin marked it as to-read
Apr 07, 2015
John Dalton
John Dalton rated it really liked it
Feb 02, 2015
Kristy Poston
Kristy Poston marked it as to-read
Feb 01, 2015
Amy Evans
Amy Evans rated it it was amazing
Oct 27, 2014
Carol Wescott
Carol Wescott rated it liked it
Oct 10, 2014
Joan Schmeichel
Joan Schmeichel marked it as to-read
Oct 03, 2014
Sarah Cohen
Sarah Cohen marked it as to-read
Oct 28, 2014
Nunoidia marked it as to-read
Sep 04, 2014
Olana marked it as to-read
Jun 28, 2014
Michele rated it really liked it
Aug 06, 2014
Julie O'brien
Julie O'brien marked it as to-read
Feb 09, 2014
Roger added it
Feb 02, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 5 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book