UFOs – King Arthur – Haunted Houses – Sea-serpents – The Holy Grail – Spirit Voices – Fortune Telling – Lost Lands – Ghost Ships – Mermaids – Tutankhamun’s Curse – Witchcraft…
GOSPEL TRUTH OR FAKE NEWS?
Join author Matt Wingett as he uncovers strange, bizarre and uncanny Portsmouth stories that have appeared in history, newspapers, myths and legends – and asks: “Can these tales really be true – or were some deliberately made up?”
As you journey through Portsmouth’s occult history, brought to life in newspapers, historical evidence and legends, you will explore a rich and fascinating vein of mystery.
On the way you will discover Portchester Castle’s ghostly crusader, Britain’s last woman to be jailed for witchcraft (during World War 2) Hayling Island’s church that sank beneath the sea, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s communications with the dead, Southsea’s plague of Fortune Tellers – and many more Mysteries of Portsmouth…
Examines reported true stories, unreliable tales and hoaxes – and seeks to work out if they might just be the real thing!
Containing over 100 illustrations, numerous tales to delight and amuse, this book will make you wonder… Is the truth really out there – or is it ONLY in these pages?