The Hangman’s Daughter – Amazon Deal

July 29, 2012: Today only, the Kindle editions of Oliver Pötzsch’s internationally best-selling "Hangman’s Daughter" historical thriller series are just $0.99 each, and the deluxe, hardcover version of "The Hangman’s Daughter" is 60% off. Seventeenth-century Bavaria serves as the backdrop for these novels about the adventures of Jakob Kuisl, the town hangman, and his daughter. … Read more

Bloody Mary

A long time ago, in the 15th century, there was a queen of England called Mary. She was a half-sister to Queen Elizabeth the first and they hated each other. She was Catholic, and anyone who wasn’t would be burned or beheaded. The English hated her. They called her Bloody Mary. Bloody Mary died of … Read more

Drowned Dead

Women’s rights in Nazi Germany during World War II were considerably different from women’s rights now. They were generally unable to join the army or be elected or appointed to positions of political power. Marie was an outlier. In the early 1940s, Marie became a field officer. Marie was clever, intelligent, brave, and stunning, but … Read more

The Rake

During the summer of 2003, events in the northeastern United States involving a strange, humanlike creature sparked brief local media interest before an apparent blackout was enacted. Little or no information was left intact, as most online and written accounts of the creature were mysteriously destroyed. Primarily focused in rural New York state and once … Read more

Haunted School

There is this school in Danvers, Massachusetts that was actually built right over the real place where they buried the witches who were killed in the Salem witch trials. It used to be a part of Olde Salem. It is a school for people studying to be vets, plant nursery workers, etc., so there are … Read more

The Jersey Devil

The Jersey Devil, the supposed mythical creature of the New Jersey Pinelands, has haunted New Jersey and the surrounding areas for the past 260 years. This entity has been seen by over 2,000 witnesses over this period. It has terrorized towns and caused factories and schools to close down, yet many people believe that the … Read more

South Korean Fan Death

Fan death is a South Korean urban legend which states that an electric fan, if left running overnight in a closed room, can cause the death of those inside (by suffocation, poisoning, or hypothermia). Fans manufactured and sold in Korea are equipped with a timer switch that turns them off after a set number of … Read more