Freaky Folk Tales (a haunting we will go...) is a collection of Victorian tales of the macabre and supernatural, from the haunting of ancestral homes to the malignancy of inanimate objects. It also features rare illustrations and artwork inspired by the era.
Alice's ghost by PJ Hodge "I started up with apprehension. The light emitted a dim, sepulchral glow. Oh, night-bound horror! Is this flesh or— A figure, dressed in white, came gliding towards me from the foot of the bed. I was prevented from seeing the face, but I knew from the form that it was the ghost of Alice." Read the story here: http://freakyfolktales.wordpress.com/
The Hapgood Prophecy, a ghost story "Some time back a spectre had visited my bedside, and, in an unearthly voice, bade me beware of the future. Its appearance was that of a woman wearing a veil, with a dress damp and tarnished as if it had been subject to a fall." Read the story here: http://freakyfolktales.wordpress.com/2013/06/13/the-hapgood-prophecy/
THE GHOST BUREAU, a spirit raised at a séance craves an earthly presence... “Listen!” said she, “I don’t want to go to heaven, I want this life again; but there is only one way to avoid it. The spirits want a soul to take away, and it must be a young woman’s soul. You – you are about my age, are you not?” The first of 12 spinechilling tales for Christmas, GHOSTS AND OTHER SUPERNATURAL GUESTS (rated 4.5 stars on Amazon) Available as Kindle ebook and paperback: http://myBook.to/ghostsage
WALK WITH ME (TO THE ESTUARY), one of 12 tales of haunting from GHOSTS AND OTHER SUPERNATURAL GUESTS by P.J. Hodge. Available as Amazon Kindle ebook and paperback – GHOSTS AND OTHER SUPERNATURAL GUESTS Rated 4.5 stars on Amazon and Goodreads!
I am delighted to announce that GHOSTS AND OTHER SUPERNATURAL GUESTS is now available in paperback. Available here: US – http://www.amazon.com/dp/1493637703 UK – http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1493637703 and all other international Amazon stores.
CULT OF THE BANSHEE, a Gothic tale of a death forewarned... "Under this supernatural light, I was able to make out a broad face with very pronounced cheek-bones; a mouth of inhuman dimensions, the thin lips of which were fixed in a grotesque and mocking leer; and very pale, crooked-set eyes that glowed banefully as they met my gaze." The tale is available to read for free: http://freakyfolktales.wordpress.com/2013/11/07/cult-of-the-banshee/
12 ghostly tales told in P. J. Hodge's new collection, GHOSTS AND OTHER SUPERNATURAL GUESTS. Halloween may never be the same... Available for Kindle e-book here: US – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FY82PXI UK – http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00FY82PXI
It is said that the red winding through its glorious blue is redder with the shadow of blood. For every one of the girls, princess and peasant alike, paid the price of wearing the beautiful silken thing with her life. And the ghosts of its former owners confer evil upon whoever dares to flaunt it. Read it here: https://www.facebook.com/morefreakyfolktales
Twelve spine-chilling Poe-like tales that tell of the rising of the undead, possessed objects, soul-snatching demons and revengeful spectres. 'Ghosts and other supernatural guests' from FREAKY FOLK TALES now available on Amazon… Available here US - http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FY82PXI UK - http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00FY82PXI India - http://www.amazon.in/dp/B00FY82PXI Canada - http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00FY82PXI