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3.19 of 5 stars 3.19  ·  rating details  ·  31 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Hauntings is a fascinating investigation of the 21st-century spirits that roam our cities, suburbs, and shopping malls. Packed with chilling true stories and frightening first-hand accounts, Hauntings tells you the shocking truth. Nowhere and no one is safe!
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by Chartwell Books
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This has the feel of a quick badly designed cash in and seems to consist mainly of stock photographs and cut and pastes from other books.
There are too many odd choices, like the chapter on one episode of the TV show, Dead Famous or the map of ghosts in Edinburgh, to make it useful for anybody except those with no knowledge of the subject, there are many many other better books out there.
There was alot of interesting information in this book and I liked the fact that it gave specific names to places of hauntings, particularly in reference to different, supposedly haunted, parts of Edinburgh.
The reason I haven't given this book more stars is that I regularly felt that they missed out too much important information at the end of each section/bit within a section and background information etc. Basically I felt it could have done with being a bit more in depth without making the b
I've read better horror stories... but what I liked about this book is that it showed some stories that are not too famous like the "Black Mausoleum" and the story about the trial where the suspect was convicted based on the account of a ghost. Well, that's about it.
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