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Haunted ScotlandHaunted Scotland This is a collection of stories gathered from all over Scotland. In his search for ghosts, the author has travelled to haunted castles and mansions, battlefields and hostelries from the Borders to the Highlands and Islands. This book graphically records the "true" hauntings. Castles and mansions, it would seem, are not the only domain of these phantoms. The stories reveal ghostly apparitions and activities on wartime airfields, factories, caravan parks and even a North Sea oil rig. The stories include the teenage boy who was pursued by a ghost, the family terrified by a faceless phantom and the hooded spectre who drove a young couple from their dream home. Scotland Ghosts.

The Ghost That Haunted ItselfThe Ghost That Haunted Itself: The Story... of the McKenzie Poltergeist. Greyfriar's Cemetery in Edinburgh has a centuries-old reputation for being haunted. Its gruesome history includes use as a mass prison, headstone removal, witchcraft, bodysnatching, desecration, corpse dumping and live burial. In 1998 something new and inexplicable began occurring in the graveyard. Visitors encountered "cold spots", strange smells and banging noises. They found themselves overcome by nausea, or cut and bruised by something they could not see. Over a space of two years, 24 people were knocked unconscious. Homes next to the graveyard wall became plagued by crockery smashing, objects moving and unidentified laughter. Witnesses to these attacks ran into the hundreds. There were two exorcisms of the area. Both failed. The section of Greyfriars where the attacks occurred is now chained shut. The entity responsible has been named the "McKenzie Poltergeist". It has become one of the best-documented and most conclusive paranormal cases in history. The poltergeist is still growing stronger. This is its story. Scotland Ghosts.

Ghosts, Massacres and Horror Stories of... Scotland's Castles. Phantom hounds, spectral pipers, eerie drumbeats in the night, green ladies, weeping stones, ancient curses, skeletons entombed in hidden dungeons, heads floating in air, screams of torture at midnight, even the Devil himself - they're all here in tales of terror conjured up from Scotland's sinister, ancient keeps.

Haunted Castles and Houses of Scotland This book covers many ghost stories in all their manifestations: Green, White, Grey, Pink, Black, Brown and Blue Ladies; portents of death; gruagach and brownies; evil lairds who dabbled in witchcraft; massacres and bloodstains; dog, monkeys and even maybe a lion; sad stories of children; and insubstantial phantoms, including a ghostly cannonball. There is a separate section on Mary, Queen of Scots, and stories about William Wallace, Bonnie Prince Charlie and Walter Scott. The book is arranged thematically, comparing and contrasting the many accounts, and where possible describing who the ghost was in life, what dark deed caused their death, and how the ghost manifests itself. Many of Scotland's most famous and impressive strongholds have stories, such as Edinburgh, Stirling, Holyroodhouse, Dunnottar, Crathes, Culzean, Dunrobin, Thirlestane, Drumlanrig, Fyvie, St Andrews. There are stories from all over Scotland - from Shetland to Galloway, from the Western Isles to Eyemouth, covering more than 300 strongholds, historic houses and mansions. The book also has many illustrations. Dozens of these sites are open to the public as visitor attractions or hotels. A handy section lists which can be visited or stayed at, and there is visitor information, including websites and phone numbers. A map, with grid references, locates all the sites. Martin Coventry was born in Edinburgh, and is a writer and publisher. He is author of many books on Scotland, and first published The Castles of Scotland, now going into a fourth edition, in 1995. He has been researching Scottish castles and the many related ghost stories for more than fifteen years. Scotland Ghosts..

Burke and Hare: The Year of the Ghouls One of the world's most gruesome and notorious criminal partnerships ran its horrific course in Edinburgh during the year 1828. Many myths surround the case of Burke and Hare, and several important questions remain unanswered. In this re-investigation the author seeks to set the record straight and present a complete and accurate account of the activities of the two ruthless serial killers and their culpable associates. What were the circumstances which allowed Burke and Hare to carry out their rupulsive trade undetected for so long and at the cost of so many innocent lives? What were the roles of their common-law wives and the medical students who aided and abetted them? Above all, what should be the final judgement on Dr Robert Knox, the distinguished teacher of anatomy whose dissecting table was the final resting place of many victims. As the sordid tale unfolds, we discover the truth about a uniquely abhorrent climate of unprincipled arrogance in high society and fiendish predatoriness in low life, each dependent on the other. Scots Ghosts.

Supernatural ScotlandSupernatural Scotland (Scottish... An entertaining and lively introduction to Scotland's rich heritage of supernatural beings, places and powers. This richly illustrated title includes a map and gazateer of sites with supernatural connections and a glossary of Scots words. Includes a survey of the different types of Scottish supernatural beings from brownies, boggarts and redcaps to kelpies, the Big Grey Man and Auld Nick himself. Also featured are curses, charms, taboos and various weird arts such as second sight and witchcraft. * The book also contains a map and alphabetical gazetteer and haunted sights and the locations of other supernatural encounters.

Travellers' Tales: Ross and Cromarty Ghosts, witches, folklore, legends, strange mysteries and secrets. Why was a fisherman sentenced to hang after being tricked by three witches? What happened to the lady who sold her soul to the Devil? Where did ghostly and ghastly visitors bring terror to a holiday home? Who haunted a castle until his walled up remains were given a proper burial? When were ghostly cries of despair heard on Loch Maree? How did a young girl break an evil spell and end up very rich indeed? These are just some of the questions answered in this fascinating collection of folk tales and supernatural lore from Ross and Cromarty.

Travellers' Tales: Western Isles Ghosts, witches, folklore, legends, strange mysteries and secrets. What happened when the giant jumped over the Cuillins? How was a murderer literally caught red handed by his victim's bones? Where is the magic flag that can win battles for the soldiers who possess it? Who used rowan twigs and red thread to fight evil? Why is second sight a gift some island folk would rather be without? These are just some of the questions answered in this fascinating journey through the legends and folklore of the Inner and Outer Hebrides. Scotland Ghosts.

Ghosts, Witches and Worthies of the... Royal Mile. In `Ghosts Witches and Worthies of the Royal Mile' you can find out about the people, places and events which have helped shape its unique character. Many of the stories are unusual and include: the riddle of the fish hawker who came back to life after being hanged, the spooky soldiers of the Castile, the witch who sank ships, the lover ruined by tulips, the close haunted by headless ghosts, and the murderers who sold their victims' bodies to doctors for research. In addition there is a comprehensive guide to places of interest. It is packed with useful information that will make your Royal Mile journey, whether made in person or from the comfort of a favourite armchair, one to remember.

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