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Having explored the shadowed ruin of Beacon Hill, Sadie and August are drawn deeper into a dark and winding history. It was at the infamous Rainier Asylum that local horrors were first conjured, and compelled by a mix of duty and guilt, the librarians begin to look into the institution's sordid past. For years, locals have reported seeing something hideous stalking about the abandoned asylum-something with large eyes and twisted limbs. When a young farmhand meets this diabolical presence face-to-face and disappears, Sadie and August decide to visit the site to search for him, certain that his disappearance is linked to their investigation. There, they find the nighted corners of the shuttered institution are astir with many terrible apparitions. The things that walk the halls of Rainier Asylum are horrific beyond imagining, and as she descends into the depths of the forsaken building, Sadie stumbles upon something most unexpected-something that connects her to the very horrors she seeks to overcome.Show more
Sadie has a gift. And she'll do anything to keep from using it. At sixteen, Sadie Young had a brush with death, and as a result she became more sensitive to the supernatural. Rather than embrace this gift, she spent years running from it, and from the darkness that once preyed upon her. Now twenty-five and working as a librarian, Sadie is called upon by a desperate family friend to look into a strange series of events. A teenaged girl has entered a reputedly haunted house in town and has gone mad. Committed, the girl attempts suicide and claims to be terrorized at all hours by a horrific specter known as 'Mother Maggot'. Despite having subdued her gift for the past nine years, Sadie wishes to assist the girl and reticently agrees to visit the site of the haunting. But upon entering the house on Beacon Hill, she discovers that Mother Maggot isn't merely a figment of a disturbed teen's imagination . . .Show more
This is a special audio-only production! Turn down the lights. Let a candle flicker in the dark. Curl up for some spooky tales about ghosts and things unseen. This creepy collection of stories includes classic and modern spins on stories of the dead. There are tales of haunted houses, and haunted individuals. Of places that are beyond the realm of the ordinary. And, of course, the things that go bump in the night. Written by eleven talented writers and performed by engaging narrators. Stories include: "The House" by Tanya Eby. "Performed by Rhett Samuel Price. "She is by the Window" by Anthony Addis. Performed by Marni Coleman. "The Rabbit Hole" by Jack Soren. Performed by Hillary Huber. "Geiststurm" by MK Gibson. Performed by Kyle Tait. "Mr. Goat" by Matt Godfrey. Performed by Amy Landon. "Dreams In Black Static" by Ambrose Ibsen. Performed by Joe Hempel. "The Family Ghost" by Susan C. Hunter. Performed by Holly Palance. "Wendigo" by Molly Coyle. Performed by Lauren Ezzo. "The Clockmaker" by Beth Green. Performed by Danielle Cohen. "The Whimsy" by Petrea Burchard. Performed by Rachel Jacobs. "Starlight Mile" by David Hulegaard. Performed by Tim Campbell. Original artwork for the cover created by Molly Coyle. Produced by Blunder Woman Productions. Copyright 2019.Show more
Something stirs in the town of Newsom's Landing . . . Penny hates the outdoors, but when her boyfriend, Jared, plans a romantic weekend getaway in the woods, she decides to tag along. The pair drive to a remote Kentucky campground with a strange and sordid history. Within the confines of the Swan Creek State Park are the ruins of a town abandoned under terrifying circumstances in the 19th century. The town of Newsom's Landing had been the site of the last-known witch trial in U.S. history, and the ghost of its defendant, the infamous Ellie Pomeroy, is said to still linger. Arriving on the anniversary of Pomeory's murder, the pair find they have the entire park to themselves. Or, nearly. Something else is stalking the woods-watching in the night, wandering through the ruins. It brings a plague of hallucinatory terror wherever it goes, and before long, Penny and Jared can't parse reality from nightmare. Lost in the woods, the pair are faced with a choice: Find a way to end the century-long curse, or be consumed by it-body and soul.Show more