Love conquers everything, as a poet once wrote, but can it survive death? This new collection of stories, based on true accounts, explores lovers united in death, the lasting effects of a lost love among the living and, most dramatically, the tempestuous infidelities whose painful consequences never fade away. Touching and terrifying, Romantic Ghosts is essential reading.
Ghostly piano music serves as a reminder of a touching relationship between two former students at Harding College in Arkansas
at the Bladensburg dueling grounds in Washington, D.C., jealous rivals once killed for love--and now return as forlorn spirits
the spirit of architect Francis Rattenbury, murdered in cold blood by his cruel wife and her lover, haunts a hotel that he designed in British Columbia
led by a strange premonition, a melancholy ghost pulls her missing husband's body out of the waters off Edisto Island, South Carolina
in Maine, an influential man condemns his former lover to death as a witch, but not before she utters a prophetic curse on him
in the waters of Silver Springs' "Bridal Chamber" in Florida, tourists catch sight of two spectral lovers, forever locked in an otherwordly embrace