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Winchester Mystery House

Secret passageways, stairways to the ceiling, and doors that open to walls. The Winchester Mystery House is full of tricks and traps. The heiress of the Winchester Rifle fortune built the… More →

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Disaster Stories

Series of 5 titles

Experience some of history's biggest disasters in these engaging graphic novels. Reluctant readers will watch characters navigate tragedies like the sinking of the Titanic and the attack on… More →

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St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

Although this New Orleans cemetery covers only one city block, it is the final resting place of more than 100,000 people. Many people believe that not all of these people are actually… More →

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The Scariest Places on Earth

Series of 12 titles

In many places, paranormal activity is accepted beyond doubt. They played host to a violent past and will forever be haunted by the terrorized souls who make their presence known. Other… More →

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Transylvania

Transylvania was once home to Vlad III, a ruler whose murderous reputation left thousands dead by impalement. The weight of his cruelty still rests in the dark forests and icy castle chambers More →

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Stanley Hotel

The Stanley Hotel in Colorado offers all the amenities for a comfortable stay: warm beds, fine dining, and the occasional visit by a ghost. Reluctant readers will be mystified by the… More →

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The Bone Chapel

The bones of more than 40,000 people are said to dwell in Sedlec Ossuary, also known as the Bone Chapel. Here, bones swoop from the ceiling, run down the walls, and even hang in the form a… More →

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Alcatraz

The sounds of prisoners clanging through the halls, sobbing in their cells, or even playing the banjo may be normal in most prisons. But when they come from walls that haven’t confined… More →

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Paris Catacombs

Long ago, the cemeteries of Paris were overflowing with dead bodies. The solution? Dig up the bones and move them to quarries beneath the city. Now the dark tunnels are artfully lined with… More →

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Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle’s 900-year-old history is riddled with murders and executions. Today visitors from all over the world tour the fortress. It’s no surprise that reports of eerie shadows, drops More →

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Tower of London

In the Tower of London, the ghosts are known by name. They are the infamous nobility of times past, and they all boast stories of gruesome and untimely death. Today, the spirits often reveal… More →

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Eastern State Penitentiary

The Eastern State Penitentiary was the first prison to use solitary confinement. This controversial form of punishment is said to have left many inmates mentally ill. A few were driven to… More →

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