The World's Most Haunted Places by Jeff Belanger consists of a group of spooky stories about unexplained behaviors and happenings in various parts of the world.
One such place is the Suicide Forest in Aokigahara Jukai,Japan. A local described the woods as having eyes below you due to a volcano from Mt.Fuji in 1707. The sensation is as though the underworld is peering straight at you through holes in the earth.
Locals refuse to venture into the forests at night. Compasses don't work. Visitors get lost and become insane. Suicide victims can go for months or even years before being found. Sometimes, only skeletons in ripped clothing are found after exhaustive searches by police and families.
Muncaster Castle in Ravenglass, England is another popular haunting site. There are random sounds of babies crying throughout the night, darting shadows and full-bodied apparitions.
The Olde Angel Inn of Ontario,Canada has been haunted since the early 1800s. Footsteps have been heard at night although the source of the sound was indeterminate. The clinking of glasses, laughter and conversation echoed throughout the Inn.
The tools of professional paranormal investigators include an EMF meter, night-vision camera, a digital thermometer, motion detectors and Instrumental TransCommunication devices. Old school tricks of the trade include sprinkling flour on the floor to see if footprints appear.
Tony Savoy, White House Operations Foreman, related an encounter with the ghost of President Lincoln. " It was early one morning... When I turned the light on, he (President Lincoln) was sitting there outside his office with his hands over top of each other, legs crossed and was looking straight ahead. He had a gray charcoal pinstriped suit on, and he had a pair of three buttoned spats turned over on the side with black shoes on. He was sitting there, and he startled me and I stopped.And when I blinked, he was gone."
Overall, "The World's Most Haunted Places" contains interesting recitations of hauntings throughout the world. Buy this book for Halloween. Reading it will be an adventure in unexplained phenomena. The presentation is easy to read and there is an extensive appendix.
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