Says a reviewer from Oxford, England, “Ghost Stories and The Unexplained is a truly gripping collection of the 7 chapters each of which describes instances when The Beyond crosses over to the world of humans. The collection opens with a chapter that sets the leitmotif for the rest of the stories. The grandmother of the protagonist has lost her two husbands to The Beyond. She makes no attempt at pseudo-scientific explanations, she simply knows and needs no formulae to prove it. Indeed, rational behaviours of adequate and confident human beings prove to be useless against the visitors from The Beyond. It is only that Knowledge of the truth that may save people from the ghosts.
It does not matter to her, to her granddaughter or to me what the ghost is or why it is there, but the fear that leaked from the pages of my Kindle seemed to fill the room. I was reading in bed, in the dark and though I am not easily scared I found that it took me all my courage to climb out from under the duvet and turn on the lights!”
“If you would like a break from reading the review of ‘Ghost Stories and The Unexplained’
A. Wells' review continues, “If I were to choose a favourite story it would have to be Turkey Creek and the Civil War Miss Who Walked Its High Banks. The sense of danger is perceptible through the chapter although it is impossible to pinpoint where in the writing it comes from. But the ending is astounding. It will horrify you but you can't help but appreciate it because it ties the themes of the Book 1 together.
Another story that demonstrates how subtle the borders between our world and theirs’ really are, is The Poltergeist. The story is too dark, too dangerous and too full of disturbing images. I made a mistake of reading it before bed and I was afraid to fall asleep!
This book is worth reading, but keep the lights on! Highly recommended for ghost-story lovers, I give it five stars.”
Emily Hill is planning a sequel; to be released in the middle of a howling winter – 2011.
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