More Spooky Tales Inspired by Real Ghost Stories

Can You See Me, The Good Neighbor, & Other Ghostly Encounters

Young Adult - Paranormal
41 Pages
Reviewed on 09/28/2017
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Reviewed by Robin Goodfellow for Readers' Favorite

More Spooky Tales Inspired by Real Ghost Stories, by Autumn Chills, is a collection of short stories that remind us that our loved ones will comfort us, even in death. Like a pool of memories, these stories remind us of the times when we were little, from being in our loved ones' embrace to a silly prank in a movie theater to even a reminder that someone might not be good for us. The stories are encouraging, despite the fact that these characters keep dancing between the edge of life and death. They remove the veil of mystery that the dead usually carry, and reveal to us a certain innocence that manifests when they die. Chills highlights the simple fact that these ghosts are lonely spirits who did have loved ones in the past, whether they were friends, family, or even strangers that remembered them for their kindness.

While it’s interesting to see a demonic entity possess an innocent victim, or a zombie gnawing on the bones of the living, it’s comforting to read about these other spirits. I was particularly comforted by the short story, The Helpful Housekeeper, where the ghost of an elderly woman helps the family living in her house. As in the first book, Chills cultivates a soothing atmosphere that allows the reader to explore the supernatural. It makes you question what happens in the afterlife, and gives you hope that there isn’t just darkness and sorrow when you die. Like its predecessor, this book promises the same encouragement that most other books neglect. As such, I would recommend this book to those who loved The Angel of a Madman by Ricky Dragoni, as well as the first Spooky Tales by Autumn Chills.