Tomes of Terror

Overview

A supernatural tour of bookstores and libraries around the world, focusing on the ghost stories from haunted locations.

Throughout history, books have inspired, informed, entertained, and enriched us. They have also kept us up through the night, thrilled us, and lured into their endless depths. Tomes of Terror is a celebration and an eerie look at the siren call of literature and the unexplained and fascinating stories associated with bookish locations around the world.

Mark Leslie’s latest paranormal page-turner is a compendium of true stories of the supernatural in literary locales, complete with hair-raising first-person accounts. You may even recognize a spectre of your local library lurking in these true stories and photographs. If you have ever felt an indescribable presence hanging about a quiet bookshop, then you’ll enjoy these fascinating and haunting tales.

Awards

Commended
Dewey Divas and the Dudes Fall Picks
2014

Reviews

If you're in the mood to curl up with a blood-curdling new book, here's just what the (mad) doctor ordered.

Parade Magazine (October, 2014)

If you have ever felt an indescribable presence hanging around a quiet bookshop or library then you’ll enjoy these fascinating and haunting tales.

Oak Bay News

About the Author

Mark Leslie

Posted by Kendra on October 30, 2014
Mark Leslie photo

Mark Leslie

Mark Leslie is the author of Creepy Capital and Tomes of Terror, as well as many other books on the fascinating and paranormal, and is editor of Campus Chills and Tesseracts Sixteen. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario.