Ghostly Tales of Iowa (Paperback)

Ghostly Tales of Iowa By Ruth D. Hein, Vicky L. Hinsenbrock Cover Image

Ghostly Tales of Iowa (Paperback)


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Read 24 chilling ghost stories about reportedly true encounters with the supernatural in Iowa.

A mysterious ghost communicates by knocking. The spirit of a witch tries to lure children into the basement of an abandoned home. A love triangle ends with three tragic deaths--and one tormented ghost. Iowa is among the most haunted states in America, and this collection of stories presents the creepiest, most surprising of them all.

Authors Ruth D. Hein and Vicky L. Hinsenbrock grew up in Iowa. Both developed a fascination for things that go bump in the night. As adults, the professional writers spent countless hours combing the region for the strangest and scariest run-ins with the unexplained.

Horror fans and history buffs will delight in these 24 terrifying tales about haunted locations. They're based on reportedly true accounts, proving that Iowa is the setting for some of the most compelling ghostly tales ever told. The short stories are ideal for quick reading, and they are sure to captivate anyone who enjoys a good scare. Share them with friends around a campfire, or try them alone at home--if you dare.

Ruth D. Hein grew up in Van Horne, Iowa, and was the middle child in a ghost-free Lutheran parsonage. With a masters degree from the University of Northern Iowa, she taught high school English as well as creative writing for 28 years, 21 of those in Decorah. Ruth lived near Worthington, Minnesota, where she collected ghost stories and wrote the historical column for the Worthington Daily Globe for 14 years. She passed away in 2011.Vicky L. Hinsenbrock's German relatives loved to tell stories of the unexpected happenings when she was growing up in northeast Iowa. A graduate of Iowa State University with a major in animal science, she works for the USDA. She and her husband live in an old Victorian house in the country. No known ghosts inhabit their home.
Product Details ISBN: 9781647553036
ISBN-10: 1647553032
Publisher: Adventure Publications
Publication Date: September 6th, 2022
Pages: 120
Language: English