Suitably, hauntings and paranormal happenings in the Lone Star state are larger than life. Included in this must-read collection are tales of the ghost lights of Marfa, the werewolf of Elroy, and the Devil s brand in the eternal roundup of El Paso. Your hair will stand on end as you read about the mysteries and lore in Spooky Texas.
"It was growing darker as the storm clouds thickened above us. Rosa lit a kerosene lantern to give the digging men more light. Suddenly, I saw a white figure rise up from the ground right beside Alberto. The familiar shaking began in my knees and spread to the rest of my body, clenching my stomach. "Al…Al…Alberto!" I shouted around the knot in my throat. Alberto whirled around and the handle of his shovel went right through the body of the ghost..."
Meet Matilda, a young girl who sees a ghost walking passed the flower shop where she works each day in Guarded by a Ghost, one of 25 spooky stories in this collection of Texas folklore by S.E. Schlosser. You will also read about Bigfoot Wallace and El Muerto, the headless horseman of South Texas; about Sifty-sifty San, who haunts an old house near Wallis; about the ghosts of the Lady in the Veil in Brownsville and the Gray Lady of Fort Worth; about the ghosts who haunt the Alamo, and many more spirits and supernatural happenings in Texas. Great for reading around the campire, for Halloween, or anytime!
- by S.E. Schlosser (Retelling), Paul G. Hoffman (Illustrator)
- 200 pages
- black and white illustrations
- 5.5 in. wide by 8.5 in. tall
- soft cover