Travel Guide to Haunted Places
While researching offbeat and overlooked places for Unexpected Texas, I came across a whole bunch of ghost stories – so many, in fact, that I wrote a whole book, called Paranormal Texas: Your Travel Guide to Haunted Places near Dallas & Fort Worth
Near Dallas & Fort Worth
Paranormal Texas is a travel guide to haunted places within a day’s drive of Dallas & Fort Worth. I had a blast researching the haunted history and lore that abounds here in north Texas. And since it’s a travel guide, I only shared places that you could actually visit – if you dare.
Strange but True History
Just as a few ghost stories crept into my offbeat travel guide, Unexpected Texas, (such as the paranormal encounter said to have inspired Steven Spielberg’s movie “Poltergeist”) quite a bit of quirky history snuck into this book.
For instance, as you read Paranormal Texas you will learn about a woman found not guilty despite admitting to an ax murder,
a fenced-in company town surrounded by armed guards, and how the city of Dallas once demolished its town hall to appease the whims of a beer baron.
Along the way, you might also notice that the fanciest haunted hotels were nearly always visited by Bonnie and Clyde!
Haunted History of North Texas
As for haunted places described in Paranormal Texas, here’s the back cover blurb for Paranormal Texas:
Why creep around at night when so many haunted places in north Texas are opent to the public & active during the day?
Not only does Tui Snider explain the intriguing stories behind the paranormal activity in the Dallas – Fort Worth area, but she gives directions to places you can visit in person, such as the:
*Serial killer’s grave where EVP’s are common
*Amusement park with a haunted candy store
*Country graveyard with a glowing tombstone
*Haunted hotel where a university teaches ghost hunting
*Elevator that opens by itself when pretty women walk by
*Historic cemetery where people get orbs in broad daylight
*Ghost town with an operatic apparition
*B&B with a ghost who is protective of women
*Theater that kept its ghost in mind when remodeling
*Historic town squares where every shop has a ghost
… & much more!
How to Win a Copy of Paranormal Texas
Would you like to win a copy of Paranormal Texas? If so, hop over and enter my Goodreads giveaway for Paranormal Texas.
More to come
Every time I research the offbeat and overlooked goodies of Texas, it’s like unraveling a sweater. I wind up with piles of interesting info that doesn’t quite fit into the current project, but is so fascinating that I tuck it away for later…
…which is why I must confess I already have a couple more book projects planned. If you would like to be ‘in the know’ about upcoming releases, receive advanced reading copies, other goodies, and/or to simply help support an indie author along her journey, I invite you to sign up for my infrequent-but-interesting author newsletter. The link is on the left side of this webpage.
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