Spooky Indiana

Tales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings, and Other Local Lore

Spooky Indiana by S.E. Schlosser
Spooky Indiana by S.E. Schlosser

Pull up a chair or gather round the campfire and get ready for creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences in the Hoosier State.

You will read about the Purple Hand of Vincennes, the spirit of Ossian haunting Greencastle, the Black Widow of La Porte and Bloody Mary, as well as many other phantoms and supernatural occurrences around Indiana.

Whether read around the campfire on a dark and stormy night or from the backseat of the family van on the way to grandma’s, this is a collection to treasure.

She quickened her pace, aware of every dark shadow.  Did she hear heavy breathing behind her?  She gasped and started to jog, keeping to lighted paths as best she could.  Did someone grunt behind her?  Were those footsteps jogging along in time with her?  She broke into a run, heart pounding fiercely as she ran through the deserted campus…

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Spooky Indiana
“Hatchet Man” From Spooky Indiana

Part One:  Ghost Stories

  1. Headlights – Bremen
  2. Sophia – Hammond
  3. The Purple Hand – Vincennes
  4. The Chain – Orange County
  5. Moody’s Light – Francesville
  6. Stiffy Green – Terre Haute
  7. Ossian – Greencastle
  8. The Lady in Black – Morgan-Monroe State Forest
  9. The Face – Bloomington
  10. Counterfeit – Leavenworth
  11. Train Wreck – Hammond
  12. Granny’s Revenge – Peru

Part Two:  Powers of Darkness and Light

  1. Dog Face Bridge – San Pierre
  2. Diamond Ring – Newburgh
  3. Bloody Mary – Lake County
  4. The Dance – Miami County
  5. Fireball – Huntington County
  6. Loup Garou – Evansville
  7. Three Fauns – Shelby County
  8. Tom Morgan’s Dream – Jeffersonville
  9. Strange Case – South Bend
  10. Black Widow – La Porte
  11. Reflection – Fort Wayne
  12. The Night Shift – Indianapolis
  13. Hatchet Man – Bloomington
S.E. Schlosser
S.E. Schlosserhttps://Worldfolklore.net
S.E. Schlosser is the author of the Spooky Series by Globe Pequot Press. She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of "let's pretend" quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends. A graduate of both Houghton College and the Institute of Children's Literature, Sandy received her MLS from Rutgers University while working as a full-time music teacher and a freelance author.