9780312867959

Ghosts of the Old West

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  • ISBN13:

    9780312867959

  • ISBN10:

    0312867956

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-08-05
  • Publisher: Tor Books
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Summary

Noted Montana author Earl Murray delves into the realms of the supernatural, with tales of a Civil War soldier who demands silence from tourists during his war-strategy meetings; La Llarona, the Weeping Woman, who roams the hills of the Spanish Southwest; and a wolf-girl spotted near Del Rio, Texas.

Author Biography

Earl Murray once worked in botany and natural resource management. He is the author of thirty-five novels and nonfiction books that deal with the American West. His novel, Song of Wovoka, was a finalist for the 1992 Western Writers of America Spur Award for historical fiction. He lives with his wife, Victoria, in northern Colorado.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9(8)
OLD FORTS AND BATTLEFIELDS 17(40)
1 The Phantoms of Fort Laramie
17(8)
2 Visions of Reno Crossing
25(14)
3 The Hill at Hat Creek
39(6)
4 The Blue Light Lady
45(12)
OLD HOTELS AND MANSIONS 57(50)
5 The Legacy of Winchester Mansion
57(10)
6 The Hot Springs Phantom
67(8)
7 The Lost Trail Hotel
75(9)
8 The Cries of Millie Pratt
84(9)
9 The Ghost in the Sheridan Inn
93(7)
10 The Gambler
100(7)
OLD TRAILS AND GHOST TOWNS 107(40)
11 The Mysteries of Old Garnet
107(7)
12 La Llorona--The Weeping Woman
114(8)
13 Night of the Iron Horse
122(7)
14 The Cabin in Brown's Park
129(6)
15 The Wolf Girl of Texas
135(5)
16 The Shadows in Scapponia Park
140(7)
NATIVE AMERICAN SPIRITUALISM 147(50)
17 The Mystery of the Little People
147(8)
18 Secrets of the Desert
155(7)
19 The Face of the Wolf
162(9)
20 The Snake People
171(7)
21 The Face
178(8)
22 Sacred Ground
186(5)
23 Night of the Blizzard
191(6)
Index 197

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