Spooky Series

Spooky South Carolina

Spooky South CarolinaTales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings and Other Local Lore

retold by S.E. Schlosser

 All at once, the moon came sliding out from behind a cloud, lighting the scene in front of me.  And I screamed.  I couldn't help it.  The skeleton of a horse was rising out of the water, dripping mud and dead leaves and gunk of all sorts.  First came its skull, then the bones of its neck, and then its shoulder girdle and its back.  I hadn't seen the figure on its back at first because its torso was hidden by the horse's skull.  Now I could see a uniformed body which ended obscenely at the throat...      

A young lad encounters the ghost of a revolutionary war soldier near Camden;  a vacationing couple sees a ghostly funeral procession on Hilton Head; a taxi driver is dispatched to pick up a ghost; and a youth is rescued from prison by the infamous Dr. Buzzard.  All this and more in this collection of 25 Spooky South Carolina stories from author S.E. Schlosser


Part One:  Ghost Stories

1.      The White Dog - Sumner National Forest
2.      Lavinia - Charleston
3.      The Passenger - Colleton County
4.      The Thirteenth Step - Edisto Island
5.       Tony - Johns Island
6.        The Sentry - Georgetown
7.        Gray Lady - Camden
8.        Crybaby Bridge - Union County
9.        The Horseman - Camden
10.     Treasure Chests - Folly Island
11.    Funeral Procession - Hilton Head
12.    The Miner - Spartanburg County

Part Two:  Powers of Darkness and Light

Boo Hag - Beaufort
14.  The Black Chevy - Cherokee County
15.  Hexed - Edisto Island
16.  The Bridal Party - Hagley Landing
17.  The Sleeping Preacher - Newberry County
18.  Storm Warning - Pawley's Island
19.  Dispatched - Greenville
20.  Devil on a Tombstone - York County
21.  Lizard Man - Lee County
22.  Mermaid - Charleston 
23.  Third Eye Man - Columbia
24.    Dr. Buzzard - St. Helena
25.  Plat-eye - Myrtle Beach

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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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