By John Reppion

This creepy selection of real lifestyles stories takes the reader on a journey throughout the streets, cemeteries, alehouses, attics and docks of Liverpool. Drawing on historic and modern resources and containing many stories that have by no means prior to been released, it reveals a chilling diversity of supernatural phenomena, from the gray girl of Speke corridor to the ghost of John Lennon airport. Copiously illustrated with pictures, maps and drawings, this ebook will satisfaction an individual with an curiosity within the supernatural historical past of the realm. it's the first whole advisor to the mystical background of the zone.

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Wendy Sullivan was pregnant with her first child David at the time and says she felt there was nothing strange about the place initially. The first peculiar incident occurred some time in 1982/83 while Mrs Sullivan and her family lay in their beds. Wendy explained: This particular night, my husband was sleeping downstairs, though I can’t quite remember why. I had David in the room with me and my daughter Jenny was sleeping in an opposite room in her cot. My grandparents also lived with us at the time and they were sleeping in the room across the hall.

Today, Everton FC are discussing plans to move out of Liverpool to new stadium in Kirkby (north of city, in the metropolitan borough of Knowlsey), at some point in the near future. Liverpool FC also plans to relocate, but in their case the move may take them into the park itself. Stanley Park Stadium, as the new ground will be called, is expected to open its doors to the public in 2010 with a proposed all-seated capacity of around 60,000. However, the prospect of Liverpool’s new ground being built upon park land is by no means welcomed by all; Anfield Regeneration Action Committee (ARAC) is a local residential group who are very much opposed to the idea.

Com/forum, the helpful staff at Liverpool’s numerous libraries, my friends, my family, anyone else who I’ve forgotten (apologies) and last, but by no means least, my long-suffering, endlessly supportive, helpful and hugely talented wife. INTRODUCTION This book was written between August 2007 and March 2008 when the words ‘Capital of Culture’ were seemingly inescapable in the city of Liverpool. In addition to the information gathered from Google, Wikipedia, good old-fashioned trips to bookshops and numerous libraries, Haunted Liverpool could not have been written without the co-operation of the many kind Scousers who shared their stories with me.

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