Texas Ghost Stories: Fifty Favorites for the Telling

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction 3
  • Authors’ Introduction 8
  • Part One - Tales the Pioneers Brought 13
  • Introduction 15
  • Macario 20
  • La Llorona 25
  • Tailybone 28
  • The Hairy Man 32
  • Mary Culhaine 37
  • Death Makes a Call in 40
  • Fiddling on Devil ’s Backbone 43
  • Boo Hag 47
  • Clickety-Clack Bones 55
  • The Insolent Owl 59
  • Dancing with the Devil 64
  • Don’t Fall in My Chili 66
  • Little Eight John 70
  • The Bell Witch 72
  • Low River Bruja 75
  • Knock! Knock! 78
  • Mister Fox 81
  • Part Two - Tales of the Pioneers 87
  • Introduction 89
  • Josiah Wilbarger 93
  • Rattlesnake Gold 96
  • The Doctor’s Eerie House Call 99
  • East Texas Ghost Dog 103
  • Guardians of the Alamo 106
  • Stampede Mesa 111
  • Dolores 114
  • El Llorōn 117
  • Jim Bowie’s Ghost 121
  • Dry Frio 124
  • Alamo Spirit Pecan 127
  • The Knapsack 131
  • The Ghost of San Luis Pass 134
  • Brit Bailey 136
  • Lafitte’s Treasure 140
  • Fiddle Music on the San Bernard 144
  • Ross and Anna 149
  • Chipita Rodriquez 154
  • Ben and Burl 159
  • Part Three - Urban Myths and Contemporary Tales 165
  • Introduction 167
  • La Lechuza 171
  • The Lady of White Rock Lake 175
  • La Llorona at Mission Concepciōn 181
  • The Lady in Black 185
  • Prom Queen 189
  • Room 636 at the Gunter 193
  • Midget Mansion 198
  • The Lady in the Red Dress 202
  • Empanada Man 204
  • The Crying Children of Carrollton 209
  • Fang Baby of Old Pearsal Road 214
  • The Lady with the Hook 218
  • Skinwalker 220
  • Children of the Tracks 224
  • Donkey Lady 227
  • In Conclusion 235
  • Appendixes 237
  • Appendix A - Learning Ghost Stories- The Why and How 239
  • Appendix B - Notes and Thoughts on Story Sources 264
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