Do you remember the book or movie Ghost Story? I haven’t re-watched it in years, but I remember it was very scary to me as a youngster.
A recent book Maggie’s Revenge, sounds like a real life version of the movie. Here’s a description from the publisher’s website:
Maggie’s Revenge is a Victorian Era true crime story. Maggie, a beautiful housemaid of Irish descent, was found floating in a small millpond outside the village of Greenwich. With only wealthy and politically-connected men assigned to the coroner’s jury, the investigation into her death was questioned from the beginning. No one was ever charged in her murder. However, five years later a successful businessman from Fort Edward died of TB after giving a deathbed confession to some crime. Over the next two months his three best friends all committed suicide! The way these men died all related to things that happened to Maggie on the night of her death. Maggie’s death is a mystery and quite possibly a ghost story all wrapped up in
Our Tuesday Night Book Group has picked this as their book to discuss in July of 2012. I can’t wait that long to read it, can you?