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Varla Ventura's Paranormal Parlor: Ghosts, Seances, and Tales of True Hauntings

by Varla Ventura Author

In her compendium of ghostly tales and paranormal events and places, the wonderful Varla Ventura recollects the ghosts she's lived with (including a haunted toothbrush), provides a guide to the most active cemeteries, recounts the rise of the Ouija board and other paranormal parlor games of the Victorian and Edwardian era, shares life stories of people who have been deeply connected to the supernatural, and discusses death and burial traditions.