5 Ghost Stories to Read on Christmas Eve

5 Ghost Stories to Read on Christmas Eve

Though we might not readily associate ghost stories with Christmas Eve and winter celebrations, it was actually a very common practice to tell scary tales during the 19th century and even earlier on than that. For a number of reasons, some of which can be cited back to Puritan ancestry, this story telling tradition fell out of practice in America. I, however, am a horror story buff, and I will look for any excuse to spin a scary yarn with friends and family.   Here are five ghost stories to read on Christmas Eve.     1. A Christmas Carol   …