Do you believe in ghosts? The anthology of ghost stories just might have you believing. A companion to William’s popular ghost show, Familiar Spirits is a collection of modern supernatural fiction guaranteed to have you sleeping with the lights on. Over a dozen spine-tingling authors including William Pack, Jean Rabe, Sarah Hans, and Donald J. Bingle.
Born poor, orphaned at the age of two, rejected by his foster father, tormented by the death of the women he loved, a brilliant and temperamental writer, Edgar Allan Poe was one of the saddest and strangest figures in American Literature. William surprises readers with the tragic and twisted story of an original American genius. Includes biography and reprints of select poetry and stories by Mr. Poe.
The true facts and stories of the fire that transformed Chicago through the words and experiences of those that survived the night of horror. William Pack expands on his popular library program and adds supplemental material with songs and poems of the fire, period interviews with Fire Marshall Williams, Reporter Joseph Chamberlin, and city founder Isaac Arnold.
The true story of "The Greatest Showman."
The larger-than-life biography of showman P. T. Barnum. Known for his advertising genius, entertaining hoaxes, and inventing the three-ring circus, here’ s the essential and captivating look at the man behind the Greatest Show on Earth. Visit Barnum’s American Museum; meet General Tom Thumb; experience the thrill Barnum must have felt when, at age 60, he joined the circus; and discover Barnum’s legacy to the 19th century and beyond.
Handcuff King. Escape Artist. International Superstar. Since his death over eighty years ago, Harry Houdini’s life has been chronicled in books, in film, and on television, many still repeat the old Houdini myths. Now, William Pack finds the man behind the myth. Drawing from dozens of published sources, he simplifies Houdini’s life to the essential things you need to know about this American icon.
The Essential Houdini traces the master magician’s life from desperate poverty to worldwide fame.