Spirits of the Cage

By Richard Estep, Vanessa Mitchell,

Book cover of Spirits of the Cage: True Accounts of Living in a Haunted Medieval Prison

Book description

When single mother Vanessa Mitchell moved into a historic cottage in Essex, she had no idea that a paranormal nightmare was about to unfold. The cottage, known as the Cage, used to imprison those accused of witchcraft back in the 1500s. From her first day living there, Vanessa saw apparitions…

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2 authors picked Spirits of the Cage as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I will read absolutely anything that Richard Estep writes. He has written books about the Villisca Ax Murders, Malvern Manor, and other crazy-haunted places. This one, about a site in his native England, is utterly terrifying. Estep writes with a very straightforward, matter-of-fact style (his writing reminds me much of my own style), and the evidence he presents for this haunted site is deeply chilling -- especially since his team is one of the groups that has investigated the Cage. 

From Sylvia's list on for paranormal enthusiasts.

Richard Estep is a well-regarded paranormal investigator, who generously writes about some of his fascinating cases so the rest of us can enjoy them too. Reading this book – preferably with all the lights on – is a great way to vicariously experience the investigation of a British historical site ... a site that happens to be viciously haunted.

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