California's rich and colorful history has produced a wealth of tales about the supernatural. These unique tales of scary folklore come from all over the state and include such legends as the ghostly sailors that roam the decks of the Queen Mary at Long Beach to the malevolent phantoms that still haunt Alcatraz.
About the authors
Barbara Smith was born and raised in Toronto and lived most of her life in Edmonton before settling in the Victoria area in 2006. Barbara is a full-time writer whose work is inspired by a love of mystery combined with her lifelong interest in social history. She has published over thirty books, twenty of which are collections of true ghost stories, including Campfire Stories of Western Canada, The Mad Trapper and perennial bestsellers Ghost Stories of Alberta, Ghost Stories and Mysterious Creatures of British Columbia, Ghost Stories of the Rocky Mountains and Canadian Ghost Stories. Barbara was also featured on the Discovery Channel's Hunt for the Mad Trapper.
"A great read about local legends!"
George (LA, California)
Other titles by Barbara Smith
Ghost Stories of Washington
Campfire Stories from Coast to Coast
The Famous Five
Canada’s Crusaders for Women’s Rights
Great Canadian Ghost Stories
Legendary Tales of Haunting from Coast to Coast
Ghostly Campfire Stories of Western Canada
The Valiant Nellie McClung
Selected Writings by Canada's Most Famous Suffragist
Campfire Stories of Western Canada
True Canadian Crime Stories
Supernatural Christmas Ghost Stories
The Mad Trapper
Unearthing a Mystery