Spooky Series

Spooky New Orleans

Spooky New OrleansTales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings, and other Local Lore    

by S.E. Schlosser

Pull up a chair or gather round the campfire and get ready for creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences under the New Orleans skies. Whether read around the campfire on a dark and stormy night or from the backseat of the family van on the way to grandma's, this is a collection to treasure.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Counting Roses - St. Roch Cemetery

2. Fatal Staircase - San Francisco Plantation, Garyville

3. Father Dagobert - St. Louis Cathedral

4. "Ave Maria" - A Ship Bound for New Orleans

5. Love Gone Awry - Toulouse Street

6. The Myrtles - St. Francisville

7. Ghost on the Rooftop - Royal Street

8. The Sausage Factory

9. Madame's Revenge - St. Ann Street

10. The Pirate's Ghost - Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

11. Un, Deux, Trois - Bayou Segnettep;-

12. The Last Laugh - Lafayette

13. The Specter's Treasure - Bienville Street

Powers of Darkness and Light

14. Preemptive Strike - St. Louis Cemetery Number Three

15. Shriveled Hearts - Mississippi Riverfront

16. La Maison Mal - LaLaurie House

17. The Casquette Girls - Ursuline Convent

18. The Doctor - New Orleans Pharmacy MuseumI think Co

19. "Aidez-Moi" - Lake Pontchartrain

20. Pool of Blood - Constance Street

21. It's Just a Costume, Right? - Bourbon Street

22. Forty-Nine Beaus

23. Mon Ami, Loup-Garou - governor Nicholls Street

24. The Death Tree - Gardette-Lapret House

25. Voodoo Queen - Laveau House

26. The Zombie - Chalmette Battlefield and Fort St. Philip


About the Author
S. E. Schlosser has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of "let's pretend" quickly built themselves into full-length stories. A graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature and Rutgers University, she also created and maintains the Web site AmericanFolklore.net, where she shares a wealth of stories from all fifty states, some dating back to the origins of America.

 

About the Illustrator
Paul G. Hoffman trained in painting and printmaking, with his first extensive illustration work on assignment in Egypt, drawing ancient wall reliefs for the University of Chicago. His work graces books of many genres--children's titles, textbooks, short story collections, natural history volumes, and numerous cookbooks. For the Spooky series he employed a scratchboard technique and an active imagination.

 


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About the Author: S.E. Schlosser

S.E. Schlosser is the author of the Spooky Series by Globe Pequot Press, as well as the Ghost Stories deck by Random House.  She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of "let's pretend" quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends. A graduate of both Houghton College and the Institute of Children's Literature, Sandy received her MLS from Rutgers University while working as a full-time music teacher and a freelance author. Read more



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