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Trucker Ghost Stories: And Other True Tales of Haunted Highways, Weird Encounters, and Legends of the Road | [Annie Wilder (editor)]

Trucker Ghost Stories: And Other True Tales of Haunted Highways, Weird Encounters, and Legends of the Road

These are true stories from the highways and byways of America. These first-hand accounts are as varied as the storytellers themselves—some are detailed and filled with the terror and suspense that made people feel they had to share what happened to them with others; others are brief and straightforward retellings of truly chilling events.
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Publisher's Summary

In Annie Wilder's uniquely entertaining book, there are uncanny true tales of haunted highways, weird encounters, and legends of the road.

It may have happened to you; it’s happened to almost everyone who’s ever driven down a highway at night, or in the fog, or snow. Something suddenly appears: a flash of movement, a shadow... what was it? It could be, as the true stories in this book attest, a ghost.

These are true stories from the highways and byways of America. These first-hand accounts are as varied as the storytellers themselves—some are detailed and filled with the terror and suspense that made people feel they had to share what happened to them with others; others are brief and straightforward retellings of truly chilling events. Here is a chupacabra attack on the desert highway between L.A. and Las Vegas; ghost trains and soldiers; UFOs; the prom girl ghost of Alabama; a demon in Texas; and other accounts of the creepy, scary things that truckers and other drivers and passengers told to editor Annie Wilder.

With so many different stories, the Trucker Ghost Stories collection moves beyond the usual haunted house to offer stories to entice any ghost-story listener—and anyone who’s ever wondered.

©2012 Annie Wilder (P)2012 Macmillan Audio

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    Andre R. Frattino Savannah, GA 08-25-14
    Andre R. Frattino Savannah, GA 08-25-14 Member Since 2013
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    "Spooky and corny all rolled into one!"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    The voice actors are horrible. Putting that out there first and foremost. It's absolutely the worst part of the book. For one, they overact! Everything is embellished to the point that even if you wanted to believe the ghost stories, the actors keep you from getting there! Secondly, they have both female and male voice actors, but don't bother to separate them by the gender of the storyteller, so you have some stories from male eyewitnesses read by the female actress and it again diminishes the fear factor. I don't mean to sound sexist, but if a story is written by "Larry the Truck Driver" and your voice actor is purposely trying to sound like him, then shouldn't it be a guy who sounds like Larry and not like "Linda the School Teacher?"


    Would you recommend Trucker Ghost Stories to your friends? Why or why not?

    Despite the horrible voice acting, while driving on the open road listening to this, I found myself keeping pace with trucks and cars in front of me. I didn't want to be left behind on the dark roads alone because some of these stories do give you the chills!


    How could the performance have been better?

    HAHAHA! OH MY GAWD! YES!!!!! The voice actors should give the money back that they got paid for acting in these stories! They did a dis-service to ghost storytellers around the world!


    Was Trucker Ghost Stories worth the listening time?

    Like I said, if you can overlook the voice actors, and you want something to keep you awake on the road while driving those long stretches of highways. Snag this book!


    Any additional comments?

    Ummmm, did I mention the voice acting was horrible?

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Celina woodstock, ON, Canada 04-21-14
    Celina woodstock, ON, Canada 04-21-14 Member Since 2015
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    "I have listened 3 times through!"
    If you could sum up Trucker Ghost Stories in three words, what would they be?

    creative,flawless,spot on


    What did you like best about this story?

    I loved the change of narrators for each story. You could tell just from listening that alot of team work went tin this book! the effort shows!


    What’s the most interesting tidbit you’ve picked up from this book?

    That our roads can be a lot scarier then we thought!


    Any additional comments?

    I really encourage you to buy or use a credit on this book. you will not be disappointed!

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Salwa Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada 01-04-13
    Salwa Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada 01-04-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Enjoyed this book!"
    Would you listen to Trucker Ghost Stories again? Why?

    I really liked the variety of tales in this book, I had heard about this book on a Jim Harold podcast and have been looking forward it ever since!


    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Bruce Framingham, MA, United States 03-31-13
    Bruce Framingham, MA, United States 03-31-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Just not my cup of tea, I guess."
    What didn’t you like about Tavia Gilbert and Peter Ganim ’s performance?


    Any additional comments?

    In my opinion, this is just a collection of I-hope-you-believe-me stories, some first-hand and some third-hand, that seemed as if they were written for a junior high-school English class assignment; not particularly compelling, relatively shallow and certainly predictable. In fairness, perhaps that's just how such oral "histories" sound; brief, unembellished and absent much context. Anyway, in my view, most of the stories fell in the "I had a weird feeling one time" category that left me wondering why I was listening. As to the alien-abduction memoirs, well, I have to admit that I stopped listening to the book altogether after the first one...

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    scheirbeck 04-15-15
    scheirbeck 04-15-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Best Ever"

    I bought this set at a truck stop a few years ago and fell in love with this collection of stories and so did my oldest son who is now 8. He now begs me to put it on all the time and we listen to it everything we take a trip to South Dakota. It's a great collection for road trips.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jessica Ruis Brandon, FL 06-23-14
    Jessica Ruis Brandon, FL 06-23-14 Member Since 2011
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    "Loved it!"
    Any additional comments?

    I loved this book I wish there were more like it! These are peoples personal experiences and the stories are spooky but not gory or bloody which is great for me. The narrators did a good job in my opinion.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    breanna pueblo, CO, United States 03-31-14
    breanna pueblo, CO, United States 03-31-14
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    "Take trucker stories with a grain of salt"

    There were actually very few ghost stories in the book. Mostly it was bizarre stories and trucker tales. I didn't expect to buy many of the stories but I at least expected some entertaining trucker stories and there were a few decent ones. Quite a few were blatantly bogus and not very compelling.

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    zein 03-08-15
    zein 03-08-15 Member Since 2013

    I am obsessed with learning. Either about history of society, epidemiology or spirituality. I would say I'm a seeker.

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    What disappointed you about Trucker Ghost Stories?

    The stories were really just so middle of the road. If you are going to gather interesting stories then you would think you would pick interesting stories. The audio did nothing to help bring anything to life. It was tolerable but definitely not something I would purchase again or recommend.


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    I would have written them more dynamically. Brought the characters to life. If you tell a scary story but don't say anything about the characters before hand its hard to get into the story. I guess the stories did not feel FULL, well developed or thought through.


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    sound excited or scared... or any emotion at all. The narrators could have been reading an instruction manual and I would have been equally scared. It is a scary story book and the narrators not only didn't help they made it LESS scary.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Trucker Ghost Stories?

    The shortest of the stories did nothing but bring the disappointment to a lower level; leave only the fuller more developed stories in the book to make it more of a meaningful, well rounded experience.


    Any additional comments?

    I would not purchase this book or recommend it for purchase.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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