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Books, Campfire Stories from Coast to Coast


A delightfully frightful collection of spooky stories set across Canada, appropriate for all ages and perfect for reading aloud around the campfire.

In this spine-chilling companion to Campfire Stories of Western Canada and Ghostly Campfire Stories of Western Canada, Barbara Smith takes readers on a cross-country trip of sinister spirits, urban myths, haunted houses, ghostly shipwrecks, and other unexplained phenomena, just in time for camping season. With over forty hair-raising tales set in every province and territory, Campfire Stories from Coast to Coast combines fact and legend, with truly terrifying results. From an ancient spirit that haunts a Cape Breton lake to a Manitoba hitchhiker who encounters a UFO to a Tofino surfer who receives a fateful warning from a stranger, this collection is a celebration of all things creepy and Canadian. Ideal for camping trips, slumber parties, or lonely nights when you just want to scare yourself silly, Campfire Stories from Coast to Coast is sure to become a family favourite.


Barbara Smith is the bestselling author of over thirty books, including Campfire Stories of Western CanadaGhostly Campfire Stories of Western CanadaGreat Canadian Ghost StoriesThe Famous FiveThe Valiant Nellie McClung, and perennial favourites in the ghost-story genre, Ghost Stories of AlbertaGhost Stories and Mysterious Creatures of British Columbia, and Ghost Stories of the Rocky Mountains.