From Mardi Gras celebrations to the disasters of Hurricane Katrina, the city of New Orleans is filled with ghosts, mysteries, and spooky happenings. Anyone who picks up Haunted New Orleans is sure to get goose bumps. Rather than just a straightforward account of eerie phenomena, this book offers an entertaining storyteller’s twist on the old New Orleans legends and solid historical background. There is also enough information for readers and travelers to visit the sites of these strange occurrences . . . if they dare.
Bourbon Orleans: More than seventeen ghosts have been reported to haunt this historic hotel. The most famous is the devastated bride desperately searching for her groom, a Confederate soldier who died in the war. Who would have thought they would still be looking for each other in this beloved landmark after all these years?
St. Louis Cemetery No. 1: Considered the most haunted cemetery in the world, this “City of the Dead” teems with paranormal activity. Be on your guard for shadowy orbs and apparitions of those who remain amid the ancient gravestones, reminding visitors of the interdependent nature of life and death.
Travel with master storyteller Alyne Pustanio back to a New Orleans where the veil between the worlds was thin; where denizens of the darkness such as vampires and ghouls lurked just beyond the shadow’s edge; where mythic creatures walked abroad from the heart of the city to the tractless swamps. Framed with the legends and lore that created them, these stories will leave you spellbound and wanting more!