In traditional belief and fiction, a ghost (sometimes known as a spectre (British English) or specter (American English), phantom, apparition or spook) is the soul or spirit of a dead person or animal that can appear, in visible form or other manifestation, to the living.

The Hundred-Year House
The Vanishing Season
Strange and Ever After (Something Strange and Deadly, #3)
Laser Visions
Echoes of the Past
My Last Kiss
Better Homes and Hauntings
The Source (Witching Savannah, #2)
Born of Deception (Born of Illusion, #2)
Say Her Name
The Neighbor (Short Story)
Deadly Curiosities (Deadly Curiosities, #1)
Sleepy Hollow
Tortured Souls (The Orion Circle #1)
Spook's: A New Darkness (Starblade Chronicles, #1)


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