Specter Spectacular

13 Ghostly Tales

Specter Spectacular. What an appropriate title for an anthology teeming with ghostly tales. This collection of 13 ghost stories chilled me to the bone. Each story was scarier than the last and made me keep the lights on even after I put the book down. What made these stories so scary is that they had such a spooky atmosphere to them, scary events unfolded and the characters were interesting without being over-the-top. There’s also a bit of humor in these stories, but don’t be fooled. These short stories left me shivering with fright!

I loved reading all of the stories in this book. Some of my favorites were “Alabastar,” “Cinder,” “Death and Taxes” and “Pushed Out.” I especially liked “The Little House at Bull Run Creek” because it’s a Civil War ghost story, and “A Fitting Tribute” was absolutely terrifying. The story “The Secret of Echo Cottage” was also a frightening spooky tale but, like some of the others, was so life-like because it was the type of haunting that could very well happen in real life. Definitely check out Specter Spectacular, an anthology of ghost stories, if you enjoy reading spooky tales of ghosts and hauntings. Read this book, if you dare!

Specter Spectacular is an anthology of 13 ghostly tales that will leave you sleeping with the lights on. A ghost seeking revenge for a crime committed against his daughter, a spoiled and evil niece who learns just how far someone will go in death to get revenge, a ghost haunting a graveyard looking for new ways to scare people and a hideous creature haunting a cabin are just some of the characters you will meet when reading these spooky stories.

Book Blurb for Specter Spectacular

Spirits, poltergeists, hauntings, creatures of the dark — Specter Spectacular: 13 Ghostly Tales delivers all these and more in thirteen spooky twists on the classic ghost story. From the heartwarming and humorous to the eerie and chilling, this anthology holds a story for everyone who has ever been thrilled by the unknown or wondered what might lie beyond the grave. Step inside and witness ghosts of the past, tales of revenge, the inhuman, the innocent, the damned, and more. But be warned — once you cross the grave into this world of fantasy and fright, you may find there's no way back out.

Featuring work by Amanda C. Davis, A. E. Decker, Larry Hodges, Sue Houghton, Andrea Janes, Terence Kuch, Robbie MacNiven, Kou K. Nelson, Jamie Rand, Shannon Robinson, Calie Voorhis, Jay Wilburn, and Kristina Wojtaszek.

Night Owl Reviews Nov, 2012 5.00