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5 edition of Superstition"s Mystery found in the catalog.

Superstition"s Mystery

A Collection of Short Stories

by John Powell Riley

  • 24 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by PublishAmerica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & mystery,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Fiction,
  • Mystery & Detective - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8868676M
    ISBN 101592861539
    ISBN 109781592861538

    Dani had read a page book (more like a dictionary) called Superstitions, Sayings and Other Stuff and she had tried to prove they weren't true. She had walked under ladders. She had adopted a black cat. She had stepped on cracks. And so far, she was going .   The Vikings came out of the frozen lands of northern Europe - Norway, Iceland, Denmark and Sweden - seeking wealth and conflict. Theirs was a society of rugged and enduring men and women, who revered bloody-handed gods and valued courage and action above all other virtues. For two hundred years, they traded and pillaged across.

    10 Common Superstitions Last Updated: 11/15/ I f you’d like to know why it’s bad luck to walk under a ladder or to cross paths with a black cat, read on for the back story to some of the. superstitions in Britain. If you see a ladder propped up against a wall in the UK, it is very unlikely that you will see someone walking underneath it for fear of getting bad luck. It is thought that this superstition originates in Egypt thousands of years ago. The Egyptians strongly believed in the power of the Size: KB.

      The Superstition Mountains are a mountain range east of Phoenix and are known for their picturesque volcanic peaks and and jagged canyons. But they're even better known for something else: the legendary Lost Dutchman's Mine, a much-ballyhooed secret stash of wealth sought by daring adventurers known as "Dutch hunters."Author: Benito Cereno. A Superstition Mystery (2 Book Series) Linda O. Johnston A Superstition Mystery (2 Book Series) Linda O. Johnston From Book 1: Is it Luck? Or is it Destiny? Rory Chasen never thought superstitions were real—until her beloved fiancé is killed after walking under a ladder.


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Ode to the Superstitions Mystery book. "Living in the shadow of the infamous Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix, I've heard many tales of lost gold and lives lost, but until I read John Annerino's arresting new book, 'Exploring The Superstitions~Trails and Tales of the Southwest's Mystery Mountains', I didn't have a clue how much I'd missed/5(9).

Combining captivating sketches by his brother, artist Ben Clary, and his own prized ghost ship portrayals, Jim Clary presents a compelling and riveting digest of beliefs, customs, and mystery in Superstitions of the Sea. Clary focuses on the vast array of strange, mythical, and often comical beliefs of mariners from ancient times to the present.5/5(4).

Books shelved as superstition: What the Moon Said by Gayle Rosengren, The Golden Bough by James George Frazer, God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Eve. “A Bakery and Biscuit Mystery” is another thrilling book series that you will fall in love with.

Bite the Biscuit is the first installment in the Bakery and Biscuit mystery series. Superstitions Mystery book Bite the Biscuit, author Linda O. Johnston introduces the readers to Carrie Kennersly, a veterinarian technician who is widely known for her tendency to offer.

Superstition Mystery Series 3 primary works • 3 total works In the Superstition Mysteries, protagonist Rory Chasen winds up running a pet boutique in the fictional town of Destiny, California, where she goes to learn if superstitions are real--since her fiancé died a short while after walking under a : Linda O.

Johnston. This is an outstanding book. This is a horror/ slasher/mystery type book. Definitely very gripping. This book is about the lives of Professor Liam O' Conner and one of his students Sara.

They fall in love and get married. But Liam's obsession with superstitions are driving Sara crazy.5/5(5). Part hiking guide, part history book, Exploring the Superstitions vividly brings the beauty, mystery, and majesty of this unique area to life. Exploring the Superstitions shares the historical legends full of s gold prospectors, brave-hearted Apaches, sly outlaws, and others.

It contains fascinating information about the native flora and Brand: Skyhorse Publishing. Mysteries of the Superstition Mountains. 1, likes 37 talking about this. Join host Charlie LeSueur and other great guests as we explore the labyrinth of mysteries, legends and just plain good 5/5(1).

Superstitious is a horror novel by author R.L. Stine. This was the first adult novel by Stine, most famous for writing children's fiction such as the Goosebumps series. This book deals with Sara Morgan, who falls in love with Liam O’Connor. It was published on Septem by Grand Central Publishing in the United : R.L.

Stine. Deep inside Yale's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library lies a page tome. Recently carbon dated to aroundits pages feature. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Superstitions of the Sea: Digest of Beliefs, Customs, Mystery by J.

Clary (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. From uttering a prayer before boarding a plane, to exploring past lives through hypnosis, has superstition become pervasive in contemporary culture.

Robert Park, the best-selling author of Voodoo Science, argues that it has. In Superstition, Park asks why people persist in superstitious convictions long after science has shown them to be ill-founded.3/5(3). A helpful book in my research library for all things superstitions, witchcraft and folklore, "Superstitions" is a great read.

Not only does it cover a more global view than most books, it keeps it clear and simple for those who are not as deeply enmeshed in said beliefs. The Superstition Mystery book series by Linda O.

Johnston includes books Lost Under a Ladder, Knock on Wood, and Unlucky Charms. See the complete Superstition Mystery series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Tradition and subversion coexist with superstitions and there is a slow advent of modernity in this novel where time is a wilful beast and the gods walk around.

Now, I'm not saying there aren't any mines in the Superstitions. In fact, there are a LOT of old mines and defunct mine shafts in the Superstitions. The place is, after all, a treasure trove of minerals. HEY. You can see something that might be the entrance to a mine, in this photo (right).

Of course, it might just be a cave. The validity of superstitions is based on belief in the power of magic and witchcraft and in such invisible forces as spirits and demons. A common superstition in the Middle Ages was that the devil could enter a person during that unguarded moment when that person was sneezing; this could be avoided if anyone present immediately appealed to the.

The book told the story of a New York City stockbroker who plays on superstitions about the date to create chaos on Wall Street, and make a killing.

As the historian Milton Goldsmith explained in his book "Signs, Omens and Superstitions" (), "divination was performed by means of water and a looking glass. This was called catoptromancy. Most of Histories Mysteries' episode on the history behind various superstitions.

I'm not *lucky* enough to have the whole thing. Happy Friday the 13th. Carlene O’Connor’s Irish Village series tangles with ancient superstitions in its fifth installment, Murder in an Irish Cottage.

Garda Siobhán O’Sullivan fears that her fiancé, Detective Sergeant Macdara Flannery, may be too close to the crime to check his emotions, as the murder victim in question is his Aunt Ellen.

In his new book, A Pocket Guide to Superstitions of the British Isles, Steve Roud answers these questions and many more - just in time for Halloween Steve Author: Steve Roud. Ready for some spooky ocean stories to tell before your next night dive? Today’s post includes tales of ghost ships and sailors’ superstitions.

Heed these tales or find yourself in Davy Jones’ locker! For those who dare to read on, we’ll share some of the world’s eeriest places to dive. Let’s begin with ghost ships.