Thursday, 12 July 2012
Haunted Wiltshire by Keith Wills
Hauntings, legends and folklore are explored by Keith Wills in this captivating, chilling collection of true ghost stories from this most enigmatic of counties. Many of the locations in the book have been selected for their public access.
Paranormal manifestations of the White Lady at Avebury Manor, who taps the shoulders of unwary visitors, presumably searching for her lover killed during the Civil War. A hideous dwarf is said to haunt Lacock Abbey scaring the pants of anybody who encounters him; a menacing white cat stalks walkers on the ancient 5000 year old Ridgeway passage; The Blue Lady pops up all too often in the ladies toilets at the Cross Guns Inn Avoncliff; thought to be the most haunted pub in Wiltshire. These real-life stories have been collected and researched using a variety of sources and interviews with people who claim to have witnessed ghosts.
The dark side of Wiltshire's ancient history has left its mark on the counties inns, hotels, stately homes and burial barrows. This spine-tingling collection of supernatural tales is sure to appeal to anyone interested in Wiltshire's haunted heritage.