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A richly detailed account of the historic Belhurst Castle in upstate New York, and a fascinating study decoding the legends of ghostly sightings and buried treasure.
Paperback, 104 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by David Sakmyster (first published 2003)
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Warren Benton
Dec 16, 2015 Warren Benton rated it liked it
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When Sakmyster takes his soon to be wife for romantic weekend at Belhurst they see one of the ghost that frequent the area. The Opera singer in a long white gown makes Sakmyster starts digging into the history of the place.

This is more a history account of the property which he traces back to the times when the Native Americans were on the land. He doesn't rule out the ghost but he does dive deep into the folklore of the property and where the story most likely originated. I enjoyed t
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Sep 03, 2010 Nancy rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book since I had just stayed overnight at the Vinifera Inn attached to the Castle. I am glad someone is documenting the history.
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David Sakmyster is the award-winning author of more than a dozen novels, including Jurassic Dead and The Morpheus Initiative, a series featuring psychic archaeologists (described as “Indiana Jones meets the X-Files”). He also has an epic historical adventure, Silver and Gold, the horror novel Crescent Lake and a story collection, Escape Plans. His latest is Final Solstice, and his screenplay, Nigh ...more
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