Tom Baker

Author of Haunted Indianapolis , Indiana Ghost Folklore, Scary Urban Legends, Midwest Maniacs, Midwest UFOs and Beyond, Scary Urban Legends, 50 Famous Fables and Folk Tales Notorious Crimes of the Upper Midwest : 

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My Daughter Is Dead!
a month ago
Note: The following is from my book "Scary Horror Legends," which has yet to be published. *** He leaned back in his seat, listening to the steady clack of the old train wheels eat up miles of track. ...
a month ago
(You’ve all heard the old saw about “alligators in the sewers,” right? Supposedly, back during the 1960s when buying people baby alligators as pets became a fad, people ended up worriedly flushing the...
The Girl Came Home
a month ago
She did her hair, carefully, slowly, in front of the mirror. She put on her mascara and lipstick equally carefully, dousing herself with a little perfume. On the radio, The Ronettes sang about wanting...
The Golden Arm
a month ago
For all I know, Mr. Peters is a ghost himself now. Back then, though, he was an elementary school teacher in a Department of Defense School, one located on a military base in Panama, Central America. ...
Alive It Is
4 months ago
I first saw Frankenstein, the 1931 classic starring Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, and Edward van Sloan, on a black-and-white tube television in Central America. It was Halloween night, and I had settled...
The Butter Witch
4 months ago
Now, Words about Witches: Once, long ago, but, of all places, in Giro INDIANA, a woman was trying desperately to get her damned butter churn to cooperate. "Fie!" the woman intoned. "Some damn witch ha...