True Ghost Stories
by Hans Holzer
Dr. Hans Holzer, the foremost authority on the subject of the paranormal and author of over 100 books, has written a bone-chilling collection of case histories of real hauntings in America. Actual experiences of seemingly inexplicable phenomena investigated by Dr. Holzer himself introduce you to strange happenings and ghostly "stay behinds" in all areas of the United State...more
Paperback, 503 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Dorset Press
(first published January 1st 1966)
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Jun 17, 2008 Hava rated it 3 of 5 stars Recommends it for: HUGE paranormal fans
True Ghost Stories by Hans Holzer was not my favorite ghost story collection, but it was average. He said at one point in the book that he’d written over 100 books (I checked out his Wikipedia article, and it looks like he’s written exactly 138 books thus far... Click here to continue
I am fascinated by the possibility of supernatural "events" and "beings"---you know, ghosts! This book is great because it is a compilation of supposedly "true" tales. Anyway, they read like it....The writing isn't great, but there was enough here to keep me going.....
This is an interesting and appropriately long collection of ghost stories from famed ghost hunter, Hanz Holzer. I am always drawn in by Holzer's words and doubts but entertained. I would not say that there are many truly scary stories here but much to think about.
Feb 03, 2012 Camryn rated it 2 of 5 stars Recommends it for: Ghost fans
I've read a few ghost books, but this book was fairly boring. And it seemed like many of the stories were far fetched. Any one could have been responsible for the goings on in about half the stories of this book.
Hans Holzer, whose investigations into the paranormal took him to haunted houses and other sites all over the world, wrote more than 140 books on ghosts, the afterlife, witchcraft, extraterrestrial beings, and other phenomena associated with the realm he called “the other side.” Among his famous subjects was the Long Island house that inspired The Amityville Horror book and film adaptations. Holze...moreMore about Hans Holzer...