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Ghostoria

Vintage Romantic Tales of Fright

Publisher: Independently Published
Year of Publication: 2014
Book type: Short Story Collection
Age: New Adult (16+)
Genre: Horror
Sub Genre: Coming of Age · Contemporary · Dark Romance · Gothic · Historical Fiction · Murder Mystery · Mystery · Mythology · New Adult · Paranormal · Psychological · Romance · Supernatural · Suspense · Thriller
Language: English
POV: First-person, Second-person, Third-person
Tense: Past, Present, Future
Key Phrases: 1940s · 1950s · fashion passion dance · ghost · Ghost Mystery · ghost romance · Ghost Stories · ghost story collection · historical fiction short · horror short story · paranormal ghost romance · romantic ghost mystery · romantic murder mystery · Short story collection · Victorian · vintage dance story · vintage fashion · vintage kiss
Spice Level:
3/5

The spice rating is in regards to the type of sexual content within the book. Below is a helpful guide (courtesy of Georgia C Leigh)

1= YA romantic, making out, MAYBE a closed door.
2= some on page foreplay and nudity but mostly fade to black.
3= open door, on page vanilla sex.
4= on page sex – hot or with kink.
5= erotica.

“This is a great collection of stories! A nice mix of spooky and romantic, surprise and fun. I highly recommend for a reader like me who has limited time to read! Loved it”
– Tracy Hellerund, Amazon Reviewer
Love Can Be Scary

Do you like scary stories with a little romance and a vintage twist? Welcome to Ghostoria.

What happens when a WWII secretary is trapped in the office with a ghost and the only way out is to make an unwelcome choice?

Drive-in movies, hot rods, and jitterbugs populate Long Way Home; can one young man survive a bloody night in a historic cemetery with his girlfriend?

Young residents of a cursed Texas town grapple with what they’re willing to sacrifice in order to save their crops, animals and loved ones?

Can a kindergarten teacher silence the talking doll that has frightened her students by solving a fifty year old mystery?

A lone lady hitchhiker hops a ride in a 1959 El Dorado Cadillac by a roadside grave. Who will be alive at the end of the drive?

Find out what happens when college coed gets more than she bargained for with her vintage swing dance dress.

A turn of the century jail that housed murderers, liars, and thieves for over a hundred years is taken over by six teenagers on Halloween. What happens when a childhood chant turns deadly?

Those are just a few haunts and haints that populate this world of unrequited love, woe and mystery. Ghostoria will gnaw the corners of your mind and challenge your ideas about life, love and death long after you leave.

Where to read

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