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The Story of a Disappearance and an Appearance

A Ghost Story for Christmas

by M.R. James, illustrated by Seth
edition: Paperback
tagged: ghost, holidays

World-renowned illustrator Seth returns with three new Christmas ghost stories for 2020.

After receiving word that his Uncle Henry has gone missing, W.R. travels to his town to join in the search, but soon suspects his uncle is already dead. After an unusual encounter with a traveling salesman, W.R. has a nightmare about a terrifying puppet show—a …

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The Open Door

A Ghost Story for Christmas

by Margaret Oliphant, illustrated by Seth
edition: Paperback
tagged: ghost, holidays

World-renowned illustrator Seth returns with three new Christmas ghost stories for 2020.

Retired officer Colonel Mortimer takes a lease on the mansion of Brentwood, the grounds of which share the ruins of an older house, including a strange, vacant doorway, but eerie events begin to unfold and Mortimer’s son falls ill. As the supernatural takes ho …

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The Morgan Trust

A Ghost Story for Christmas

by Richard Bridgeman, illustrated by Seth
edition: Paperback
tagged: ghost, holidays

World-renowned illustrator Seth returns with three new Christmas ghost stories for 2020.

Intrigued by a travel guide’s mention of tales of hauntings, Selby Pyle, an “Amateur Psychic Investigator,” sets out for a village deep in the Welsh mountains—where the moss-covered walls of an unfinished Shangri La left behind by a deceased entrepreneur …

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The Ghost in the House

by Sara O'Leary
edition: Paperback
tagged: literary, ghost

What if a ghost were haunting your house? What if you were the ghost?
 
Everything in Fay's life is perfect--living in the house she dreamed of as a child, married to a man she loves, and planning her life as an artist. Her life seems full of possibility. Then, late one night, Fay realizes that something has gone wrong.
 
Things have altered in th …

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Ghost Detective

by Zachary Muswagon, narrator Doug Holdham
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback
tagged: ghost, amateur sleuth, native american & aboriginal

 

The Compliance Officer for a First Nations Band has been shot in the head and left for dead. Unable to cross over to the great hunting grounds Billy ghostkeeper must stay and discover who murdered him and why.

Through strange, funny and sometimes harrowing adventures, Billy and his gang of “detectives” discover there could be three reasons why …

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Home by the Sea

by Paul Savoie
edition: Paperback
tagged: ghost, suspense, horror

A car skids off a fog-covered road and rolls over. A woman emerges and helps her badly wounded husband out of the wrecked vehicle. Together they make their way down a narrow path which leads them to a large house near the sea, where are playing and friendly people welcome them inside. But things are not as they seem. Something evil, deadly lurks be …

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Old Nurse's Story, The

A Ghost Story for Christmas

by Elizabeth Gaskell, illustrated by Seth
edition: Paperback
tagged: ghost, holidays

After her parents pass away, young Rosamond is raised by her nurse in the ancestral home of her aunt, Miss Furnivall. One day the two uncover an exceptionally beautiful old portrait? A relative, distant or close? And is that the strange sound of a distant organ, or simply the wind?

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Apple Tree, The

A Ghost Story for Christmas

by Daphne du Maurier, illustrated by Seth
edition: Paperback
tagged: ghost, holidays

A widower has a secret he’ll admit only to himself: Midge’s death from pneumonia comes as a relief. Yet now that he’s free of her hectoring demeanor, somehow he still feels her presence. Does he feel guilty? Or does that weather-beaten apple tree in the orchard bear an uncanny resemblance to her hunched and beaten posture?

 

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Sundial, The

A Ghost Story for Christmas

by R.H. Malden, illustrated by Seth
edition: Paperback
tagged: ghost, holidays

When he returns to England from the Civil Service, a man takes up residence in an old country home. Enchanted by midsummer days in the garden, he decides to install a sundial. As he waits for it to be delivered, the days grow shorter and his dreams grow dark—and when the sundial finally arrives, it isn’t alone.

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The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning

by Audrey J. Whitson
edition: eBook
tagged: small town & rural, ghost, literary

Finalist for the 2020 Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize!
Three years into the second millennium, Majestic, Alberta is a farm town dealing with depressed crop prices, international borders closing to Canadian beef, and a severe drought. Older farmers worry about their way of life changing while young people concoct ways to escape: drugs, p …