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Happy Release Day to A HAUNTED HISTORY OF INVISIBLE WOMEN: TRUE STORIES OF AMERICA'S GHOSTS! (Tue, 27 Sep 2022)
The day is finally here! A HAUNTED HISTORY OF INVISIBLE WOMEN: TRUE STORIES OF AMERICA'S GHOSTS, co-authored with Andrea Janes of Boroughs of the Dead is now out in the world! Available in digital, audiobook and trade paperback, wherever books are sold!  "Deliciously eerie.” —Leslie Rule, Bestselling Author

From the notorious Lizzie Borden to the innumerable, haunted rooms of Sarah Winchester's mysterious mansion this offbeat, insightful, first-ever book of its kind explores the history behind America’s female ghosts, the stereotypes, myths, and paranormal tales that swirl around them, what their stories reveal about us—and why they haunt us . . . Here's a little excerpt from my "Existential Questions" Introduction, explaining why I do what I do! Please pick up your copy today! We'd love to continue writing about this intersection of women's history and ghost stories and we can only to that with your support! Cheers, thank you and Happy Haunting!  http://www.leannareneehieber.com
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A HAUNTED HISTORY OF INVISIBLE WOMEN: TRUE STORIES OF AMERICA'S GHOSTS National Tour! (Tue, 20 Sep 2022)
Join us for A HAUNTED HISTORY OF INVISIBLE WOMEN: TRUE STORIES OF AMERICA'S GHOSTS National Book Tour!  New York! Denver! St. Louis! Salem! Online! Sept. 27th Brooklyn 6-9pm SPIRITED AWAY Launch Party! Barrows Intense Tasting Room In-Person Author Talk & Signing! RSVP: http://Tinyurl.com/spirited927    Oct. 4, Sleepy Hollow, NY 7pm EST Washington Irving Memorial Chapel at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery In-person Author Talk and signing!   Oct. 5, 6pm EST Village Preservation Force Broadcast of Leanna & Andrea’s Book Talk at the Salmagundi Club! https://villagepreservation.force.com   Oct. 6, 6PM EST Savoy Bookshop, Westerly, RI Virtual Event with the authors http://MysticBooksInc.com   Oct. 11, 6PM MT Goldspot Brewing Company, Denver, CO Beer Tasting and Book Event Book Sales by Tattered Cover Books! http://Goldspotbrewing.com   Oct. 13, 6:30PM CDT Buder Library, St. Louis, MO In-Person Author Talk + Book Signing with Leanna!   Oct. 17, 8PM EST Swamp Fox Books, Des Moines, IA Virtual Event with the Authors http://Swampfoxbookstore.com   Oct. 19, 7PM EST Bookwoman Books, Austin, TX Virtual Event with the authors BookWoman  Oct. 20, 7PM EST Monmouth County Library, New Jersey Virtual Author talk http://Monmouthcountylib.org   Oct. 25, 7PM EST WORD Bookstore, Brooklyn In-Person Author Event In-Person Signing! RSVP: http://Tinyurl.com/hauntedword Oct. 26, 7PM EST 92Y Virtual Author Event https://www.92ny.org   Oct. 28, 1PM EST East Meadow Public Library, NY Virtual Author Talk https://eastmeadow.info   Oct. 28 7PM EST Mystery to Me Books, Madison, WI Virtual Event with the Authors http://Mysterytomebooks.com   Nov. 7, 7PM EST Morbid Anatomy Museum Virtual Book Talk http://Morbidanatomy.org   Nov. 10, 7PM EST Harvard Bookstore, Boston, MA In-Person Author Event with Andrea & Leanna Moderated by Sebastian Crane http://Harvard.com  Nov. 12-13, Salem MA Salem ParaConn at Salem State University Leanna is a Guest of Honor! Book Talk & Signing http://TheShamanAndTheShowman.Com   About the book: From the notorious Lizzie Borden to the innumerable, haunted rooms of Sarah Winchester's mysterious mansion, this offbeat, insightful, first-ever book of its kind explores the history behind America’s female ghosts, the stereotypes, myths, and paranormal tales that swirl around them, what their stories reveal about us—and why they haunt us…

Sorrowful widows, vengeful jezebels, innocent maidens, wronged lovers, even the occasional axe-murderess—America’s female ghosts differ widely in background, class, and circumstance. Yet one thing unites them: their ability to instill fascination and fear, long after their deaths. Here are the full stories behind some of the best-known among them, as well as the lesser-known—though no less powerful.

Tales whispered in darkness often divulge more about the teller than the subject. America’s most famous female ghosts, from from ‘Mrs. Spencer’ who haunted Joan Rivers’ New York apartment to Bridget Bishop, the first person executed during the Salem witchcraft trials, mirror each era’s fears and prejudices. Yet through urban legends and campfire stories, even ghosts like the nameless hard-working women lost in the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire —achieve a measure of power and agency in death, in ways unavailable to them as living women.

Riveting for skeptics and believers alike, with humor, curiosity, and expertise, A Haunted History of Invisible Women offers a unique lens on the significant role these ghostly legends play both within the spook-seeking corners of our minds and in the consciousness of a nation. Pre-Order Wherever Books are Sold! http://linktr.ee/AHauntedHistory http://www.leannareneehieber.com
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