ARRRRGH! Come aboard for seafaring pirates, ghosts, and spooky tales from the coast of North Carolina. With pirate lore and history abundant for this seaside area, join storyteller Cynthia Moore Brown as she explores graveyards, haunted houses, and locations with spirits that have sparked shivers within audiences for decades. Read about actual places with ghosts revealed. Dare to experience misty, dangerous railroad tracks at the site of a death by train in Wilmington. Hear ghostly children play in a home at Pelican Reef. Find out what it might feel like to be buried alive and why the saying, "saved by the bell," might be important to some. Walk with pirate ghosts on the old Chandlers Wharf, and visit with a foggy spirit moving aimlessly near Cape Fear River. Visit Topsail Island where the Queen Anne's Revenge, Blackbeard's flagship, may still sail with her ghostly pirates haunting the waters and marshes. Whether history, unsolved mysteries, legends, or just plain scary happenings, these tales will keep you shuddering long into the night.
Popular author, performer, and storyteller Cynthia Moore Brown has been telling and collecting folktales since childhood. She lived in a haunted New England house as a child and began then to write and tell her chilling ghost stories. She retired as an art specialist and a public library children's specialist so she could write books with her stories and collect true ghost stories.