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Elliot O’Donnell – Casebook of Ghosts 2

Posted by demonik on May 17, 2009

Elliot O’Donnell – Casebook of Ghosts Volume Two (NEL, March 1971)

Jan Parker

Jan Parker

More True stories by the world’s greatest ghost-hunter.

The Jansen’s kept one of their rooms boarded up – because those who’d stayed there in the past always experienced a strange compulsion to kill. And then one night, a visiting cousin with nowhere else to stay emerged from the room clutching a pair of gleaming scissors in her fist.

What was the power that had her in its spell? Only Elliott O’Donnell’s steel-nerved persistence could track down the origin of such a trance.

Here are more case histories by the fearless author of NEL’s bestselling “CASEBOOK OF GHOSTS”, Volume 1. This sequel includes true tales of headless sailors, disappearing secretaries, haunted elevators and much, much more.

Thanks to Steve Goodwin for providing the scan and blurb!

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Elliott O’Donnell – The Screaming Skulls

Posted by demonik on May 17, 2009

Elliott O’Donnell – The Screaming Skulls & Other Ghost Stories (Four Square Horror, September, 1966) [Edited by Harry Ludlam]

Screaming skulls in action

Screaming skulls in action

Blurb:

These gripping true ghost tales, together with some compelling legends, are the cream of those collected by Elliott O’Donnell in over half a century spent ghost-hunting.
He writes of creeping hands, vengeful phantoms and tortured wraiths exactly as they were seen — from accounts by witnesses, and from records made at the time or shortly afterwards.
Besides documenting the cases of others, O’Donnell tells of his own creepy experiences. He has investigated numerous cases of supernatural phenomena, disturbing Me and horrifying, from inexplicable hauntings in lonely country houses to those in the heart of town cursed by appalling events of the past.
No one reading these tales by Britain’s most renowned ghost-hunter can remain, a sceptic … or refrain from a shudder in the dark.

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