Category Archives: Ghost stories

‘Old Willie Padgett came home’

There at the dried-up river bed on Bracket Ridge I saw it. Twisted. Dead. Half hidden by autumn debris. I wanted to believe it was something else but in my heart I knew it was real. I hesitated to disturb … Continue reading

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‘Phantom buzz’ (end)

Eventually Astrid, Nate and a few other members of the staff warmed to her. Shae read over the team’s research progress with enthusiasm. It wasn’t every day that a traditional scientific study uncovered evidence of credible paranormal activity. She was … Continue reading

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‘Phantom buzz’ III

Where these mysterious bursts of energy valid proof of the life-force leaving the bodies of the dead; or was that just a coincidence too? The greater question was whether it was a deliberate attempt by the dead to communicate through … Continue reading

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‘Phantom buzz’ II

Several of the esteemed scientists laughed at the preposterous idea. The young researcher instantly regretted divulging ‘the psychic connection’ but one of the lead researchers on the team stood up for her. “People. People. We asked for our team members … Continue reading

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‘Phantom buzz’ I

We’ve probably all experienced it; the mysterious ‘phantom buzz’. After reaching into our pockets to see who messaged or texted us, the screen shows no activity. Then we unlock our phones and confirm what we already knew. No one contacted … Continue reading

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‘Salvation dangled’

I was already cutting it short when I left the house this morning. Normally I prefer to have extra time allowed in my schedule for planned trips but I squandered that built-in buffer, looking for dress shoes. The party for … Continue reading

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‘That’s what comes for you!’

Little Michelle Adkins was a talker. More precisely she was a storyteller. She could spin a colorful yarn with the best of them. She kept all of her schoolmates spellbound; and even the adults she encountered found her imaginative tales … Continue reading

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