Local author Anthony Poulton-Smith takes the reader on a fascinating A-Z tour of the haunted places of the Black Country. Contained within the pages of this book are strange tales of spectral sightings, active poltergeists and restless spirits appearing in streets, inns, churches, estates, public buildings and private homes across the area. They include the ghost of a murdered woman in Dudley's Station Hotel cellar, the tragic lovers of Cradley Heath's Haden Estate, Walsall's notorious 'Hand of Glory' and Coseley's enormous black dog forecasting death. This new collection of stories, a product of both historial accounts and numerous interviews conducted with local witnesses, is sure to appeal to all those intrigued by the Black Country's haunted heritage.
About the Author
ANTHONY POULTON-SMITH is a writer and local historian, with over 350 articles and five books to his credit. They include Derbyshire Place-names and Worcestershire Place-names for Sutton Publishing. He lives in Tamworth, Staffordshire.