• ghost story,  Gothic Romance,  haunting,  paranormal romance,  South Africa,  speculative fiction

    Finders Keepers

    An Almost Gothic Love Affair Sometimes it takes a wrong turn to get you to the right place. A bride is sent off into the unknown to marry a stranger on All Hallows Eve, October 31, 1749. What she finds on her arrival is enough to make her skin crawl.Limping footsteps, blood-curdling screams, smoking torches, and a house on a cliff… A man she only sees in the dark, his breathing labored behind a mask.“A betrothal is as good as the wedding vows. You cannot leave.”“Am I your prisoner?” “You shall stay here until you bear me a child. Then you can stay or go, the choice shall be mine!”…

  • apparitions,  ghost hunting,  ghosts,  haunting,  imagination,  life after death,  poltergeist,  sightings,  spirit world,  theories

    5 Theories of Paranormal Activity

    http://abt.cm/290FtHl – for this picture’s story Ghosts and apparitions have held great interest to humankind throughout the ages. At first, ghosts of the dearly departed were accepted as fact, forming part of everyday life and rituals, but as we gradually became more technologically sophisticated, so scepticism set in. It is a basic instinct to fear what one doesn’t understand, or can’t reasonably explain. Because ‘ghost hunting’ isn’t a real science and has depended on amateurs with imperfect methods and imperfect equipment, knowledge has remained rather sketchy. Of course, ghost stories are steeped in folklore. As tales are passed on from generation to generation, they become embellished and distorted. These stories…