Great American Ghost Stories

Lyons Press Classics


Book Description

A ghoulish collection of true American classics

  • From North to South, coast-to-coast, and legendary to forgotten classics
  • Lyons Press American Classics deliver stories rooted in their time, place, and topic
  • Distinct series design for impulse- and collect-them-all sales

With frightening stories from Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, Bret Harte, Ambrose Bierce, Edith Wharton, Mark Twain, Harriett Beecher Stowe, O. Henry, Willa Cather, and long forgotten yet terrifying authors, this ghostly collection of Lyons Press American Classics delivers the ghastly, horrifying, and otherwise haunting tales we love to read about—all from our deep history and in a book that makes a great gift as part of Lyons Press’s outstanding Americana library.

About Bowers, Bill

Bill Bowers is a freelance writer and editor. He lives with his wife in a small village in rural New England.