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ISBN: 9780857043337
AUTHOR: Vincent Danks
Haunted York
Haunted York
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York has been described as 'the most haunted city in Europe' There are haunted churches, haunted pubs, haunted museums, haunted theatres and haunted snickets. There are ghost hunters, ghost walks, ghost cruises, ghost festivals and, obviously, ghosts.

What there isn't (or hasn't been up until now) is a detailed guide to the numerous locations where these ghosts are residing.

This is the definitive guide to the spooks of York. The demonic hounds, the spectral monks, the wailing children and all the other deranged denizens from York's bloody and ever-changing past.

Fully illustrated, each story is numbered and marked on the various maps that are reproduced throughout the book along with historical facts, interesting asides and fascinating articles.

Just remember ... don't stray too far from the path.

Vincent Danks was born in 1961 in Nakuru, Kenya and has always been annoyed at having been brought back to England by his parents when he was eighteen months old as it’s a lot colder in England and he doesn’t like the cold. Having then been brought north to York when he was twelve (where it was even colder) things at least looked pretty and the gothic surroundings and rich ghostly heritage have clearly had an untoward influence on him. When not documenting the spectral manifestations that are as much a part of York as Vikings and large churches he draws comics and creates gothic-themed artwork.

Imprint: Halsgrove. ISBN 978 0 85704 333 7, paperback, 210x148, 112 pages. Published November 2018.

Hauntings in YorkshireHauntings in Yorkshire - £8.99
Hauntings in Yorkshire is a different kind of ghost case book. It brings together both well-known traditional stories and experiences gathered by the Stephen Wade from his own researches and from testimonies and reports by Yorkshire people who have contacted him with their accounts of paranormal experience.
Yorkshire Curious & SurprisingYorkshire Curious & Surprising - £9.99
The county of Yorkshire has arguably more than its fair share of stories in its colourful and unique social history, and this book brings together a selected collection of some of the best in the files of Stephen Wade, one of the foremost historians and storytellers on Yorkshire themes.
Spirit of YorkSpirit of York - £4.99
In this photographic journey Paul Moon focuses on York’s dramatic architectural gems, its hidden corners, its colourful characters and events that make the city one of the must-see locations in the country, if not the world.
A Portrait of YorkA Portrait of York - £12.95
Today, the modern city of York extends well beyond the ancient heart, and dramatic new buildings have played a part in the quality of the landscape and street scene. In creating this exciting new portrait of York, Ian Carstairs has not only focused solely on the historic aspects, but also on the thriving, varied and modern city, with its remarkable surrounding countryside too.
The Yorkshire DalesThe Yorkshire Dales - £14.99
Following the success of his widely-acclaimed Discovering the Moors and Dales of the Peak District, award-winning photographer and author Jerry Rawson now turns his attention to the Yorkshire Dales.
Portrait of the Yorkshire WoldsPortrait of the Yorkshire Wolds - £14.99
The Yorkshire Wolds are a range of rolling chalk hills which rise from the banks of the River Humber, west of Hull, and curve in a crescent shape until they end in the dramatic cliffs of Flamborough Head. It is this variety that has been captured in the wonderful photographs of Janet and Peter Roworth; from stunning views to close-up details, they depict the unique landscape of the Wolds.
Moods of the North York MoorsMoods of the North York Moors - £12.95
A landscape of huge skies and dramatic coastal scenery, where a sense of wildness and remoteness is still remarkably easy to find. The photographs of Ian Carstairs encapsulate the wild beauty of this, too often underrated, National Park.
Moods of YorkshireMoods of Yorkshire - £14.99
Yorkshire is hard to pin down, and as this new book by renowned Hebden Bridge photographer John Morrison shows, there are many ‘Yorkshires’. All these are captured by his sensitive, enquiring camera, in a stunning book which every lover of the county will want to own.
York IlluminatedYork Illuminated - £14.99
In this superb collection of more than 140 photographs,Yorkshire–based photographer Paul Moon shows an aspect of York many visitors never see, the famous sites and hidden corners when floodlights and streetlights are switched on for the night. The illuminated winding cobbled streets take you on journey into York’s past and its stunning architecture grabs your attention at every turn.
 
 
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