Scary True Stories: The ice-cream lady

Scary True Stories: The ice-cream lady

Some women have biological clocks. Estibaliz Carranza had a never-ending, shrieking alarm. Unfortunately, Carranza’s baby lust led to another, more sinister passion: murder. Born in Mexico in 1978, Carranza was a highly intelligent honour student whose mother...
Cannibalism: the last taboo

Cannibalism: the last taboo

In a society desensitized to almost everything, cannibalism may be the last great taboo. And yet, people have been eating people since the beginning of human history. The Neanderthals were believed to have practiced cannibalism, and it’s been well documented...
The haunting of Abercromby Square

The haunting of Abercromby Square

Before I begin this week’s tale of terror, some most welcome writing news! My publisher has chosen the winner of the Name My Book contest, and the lucky recipient of all the honors, including unlimited bragging rights, is JG Faherty with his suggestion, Valley...
The world’s most haunted castle

The world’s most haunted castle

One of the most haunted castles in the world is located in Ireland. Pronounced “Lep,” Leap Castle was built in the 15th century for the O’Carroll family. The O’Carrolls took the term “sibling rivalry” to Cain-and-Abel levels. One of...