Preface ix
Acknowledgments xi
Newspaper Stories 1(35)
The Kearny Street Ghost
Mark Twain
2(2)
House of the Demons
San Francisco Chronicle and Sacramento Daily Union
4(14)
Three Phantoms
San Francisco Chronicle
18
Was Haunted Long Ago
San Francisco Examiner
26(4)
Park Ghost Holds Up Automobile Party
San Francisco Chronicle
30(3)
Pish! Colony of Spooks in Park
San Francisco Examiner
33(3)
Haunted Houses and Ships 36(18)
The Haskell House
Antoinette May
37(3)
The San Francisco Art Institute
Antoinette May
40(4)
The Montandon Townhouse
Antoinette May
44(4)
Murder So Foul
Barbara Smith
48(2)
Ghostly Lifesaver
Barbara Smith
50(4)
Victorian-Era Fiction 54(85)
Are the Dead Dead?
Emma Francis Dawson
57(17)
The Herald of Fate
Charles Dwight Willard
74(20)
Beyond the Wall
Ambrose Bierce
94(11)
A Mirage of Murder
Howard Markle Hoke
105(10)
Who Believes in Ghosts!
Jack London
115(11)
Over an Absinthe Bottle
William C. Morrow
126(13)
Humorous Ghost Stories 139(20)
The Ghost of Fan-Tai
Amy M. Parish
140(6)
The Ghost Extinguisher
Gelett Burgess
146(13)
20th-Century Ghost Stories 159(23)
The Vanishing Hitchhiker
Richard K. Beardsley and Rosalie Hankey
160(2)
Death of a Good Cook
Sara Gerstle
162(9)
The Phantom Still Flees
Barbara Smith
171(3)
Spirits of Alcatraz
Barbara Smith
174(3)
The Press Club's Ghost
Col. Carroll E.B. Peeke
177(5)
Index 182(2)
About the Editor 184