The World's Most Haunted House: The True Story of The Bridgeport Poltergeist on Lindley Street (Paperback)
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In this unprecedented work, the story of the 1974 Bridgeport, Connecticut poltergeist is at last revealed. A crowd of more than 2,000 onlookers gathered. National media reported jumping furniture, floating refrigerators, and attacking entities.
Decades after the publicity quieted, more than 40 hours of never-before-released interviews with police officers, firefighters, and others tell the story as it actually unfolded:
Return to 1974 and feel the Lindley Street experience from the inside. Find out why it is deemed the haunting that should have brought the paranormal into mainstream science.
About the Author
William J. Hall was born and raised in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where the events of this book took place. He watched the news coverage of the Lindley Street haunting on TV when he was 10 years old. Hall is professionally equipped to recognize trickery. After more than 25 years as a performing magician, he knows how to create and recognize illusions. He is experienced in researching the unexplained, from folklore and urban legend to fortune telling, the pyramids, and other mysterious tales. His syndicated 1990's column "Magic and the Unknown" ran for six years in multiple local papers in his home state. Hall has two sons and resides in Plainville, Connecticut.
"The World's Most Haunted House is a thrilling and authentic account of one of the most terrifying and well-documented poltergeist hauntings of modern times. I found this book to be fascinating and comprehensive. It should be required reading for anyone with a serious interest in these bizarre paranormal disturbances--but read it with the lights on!"
--Dr. Andrew Nichols, director, American Institute of Parapsychology
"The World's Most Haunted House grabbed me from the beginning... it is a page turner. This work is a contribution to the nonfiction paranormal genre and one that needs to be read."
--Edwin F. Becker, author of True Haunting
"As an eyewitness to the Lindley Street case, I have been very impressed by the author's painstaking research and his determination to hunt down the facts of this case. Bill Hall is one of the few to get it right!"
--Paul F. Eno, award-winning journalist and cohost of CBS Radio's Behind the Paranormal with Paul and Ben Eno