Hell House

Author: Richard Matheson

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 9781429913645

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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"Hell House is the scariest haunted house novel ever written. It looms over the rest the way the mountains loom over the foothills." -- Stephen King Rolf Rudolph Deutsch is going die. But when Deutsch, a wealthy magazine and newpaper publisher, starts thinking seriously about his impending death, he offers to pay a physicist and two mediums, one physical and one mental, $100,000 each to establish the facts of life after death. Dr. Lionel Barrett, the physicist, accompanied by the mediums, travel to the Belasco House in Maine, which has been abandoned and sealed since 1949 after a decade of drug addiction, alcoholism, and debauchery. For one night, Barrett and his colleagues investigate the Belasco House and learn exactly why the townfolks refer to it as the Hell House. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Hell House

And Other True Hauntings from Around the World

Author: Allison Vale

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402763106

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 208

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The chilling title of this hair-raising volume refers to the real-life Hell House of New Orleans—a mansion haunted by the ghosts of tortured and murdered slaves. But that’s only one of the 43 forbidding locations documented within these pages. Bold readers are invited to go on a world-spanning tour of haunted places, to meet ghosts, apparitions, and spirits such as the Windigo of the remote Canadian forests, which possesses unwary travelers and compels them to eat human flesh. Here also are such horrors as the moving coffins of Barbados, the Hungry Ghosts of China, and other bizarre manifestations of the spirit world. Truly a feast of shudders and thrills for all fans of the supernatural.

Hell House

The Awakening

Author: Chad Feehan,Ryan Dixon

Publisher: Viper Comics

ISBN: 0982711735

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 96

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Every Halloween, hundreds of highly controversial, religiously themed “Hell Houses” open their doors across Middle America. During the first night of a Texas high school's Hell House, a shocking and mysterious event occurs, leaving behind a small number of survivors. This motley crew is forced to battle their way out of the collapsing structure, while fighting against a terrifying and unspeakable force desperate to consume their very souls.

The Hell House Experience

Author: Danita Evangeline Whyte

Publisher: Torch Legacy Publications

ISBN: 098175208X

Category:

Page: 70

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Menzie and Makala were best friends but on Halloween night they go through an experience that will change their lives forever...

Saints! Have We Turned the Lighthouse Into a Hell House?

Author: Anthony M. Mills

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1606471074

Category: Religion

Page: 244

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This book was written to address the disappointments people are facing today caused by Ministry faculty members. It is designed to encourage obedience and hope in the midst of betrayal or shame experienced from hypocritical practices or personal attacks by such members. Therefore, this is a faith-building book! Pastor Anthony M Mills, born in Fort Worth, Texas, has been in ministry since 1992. Starting out as an Evangelist while in the United States Air Force, he served in various outreach programs throughout the United States and the Republic of Panama. From jail ministries to Sioux Indian Reservations, he has learned the pain of ministry amongst people who really need hope. His drive in life is to pursue after the development of peace between nationalities of all mankind. Therefore, as he has experienced the peace of God in his life, he may also be used to influence peace in the lives of others.

Hell House

Reality TV Drama

Author: Brenda Hampton

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476746176

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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In this ingenious novel that brings reality TV to the printed page, drama levels go through the roof as six outrageous characters fiercely compete to win $100,000. In this ingenious novel that brings reality TV to the printed page, drama levels go through the roof as six outrageous characters fiercely compete to win $100,000. The most controversial characters from Brenda Hampton’s bestselling novels come together in a house that could unite— or destroy—them all. Roc Dawson from Full Figured, Chase Jenkins from Don’t Even GoThere, Sylvia McMillan from SLICK, Jada Mahoney from How Can I Be Down?, Jamal “Prince” Perkins from Street Soldier, and Jaylin Rogers from the Naughty Series attempt to put aside their overwhelming differences and calm their unique personalities. Without supervision, though, anything could happen inside Hell House—especially when there’s $100,000 at stake. And these six cutthroat contestants are determined to have it all. Overflowing with drama, raunchiness, and manipulation, survival by any means necessary is their primary focus, but only those with tough skin will make it to the next round. Who will be the last woman or man standing, and who will walk out, slamming the door behind them and screaming at the top of their lungs?

The Roof Is on Fire

Hell House 2

Author: Brenda Hampton

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476746184

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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In this second installment in the Hell House trilogy, six fiery, larger-than-life characters compete to win $100,000 in an outrageous competition that sends drama levels through the roof. The most memorable characters from Brenda Hampton’s bestselling novels come together in a house that could unite them—or destroy them. Roc Dawson from Full Figured, Chase Jenkins from Don’t Even Go There, Sylvia McMillan from SLICK, Jada Mahoney from How Can I Be Down?, Jamal “Prince” Perkins from Street Soldier, and Jaylin Rogers from the Naughty Series will attempt to put their overwhelming differences aside and calm their unique personalities. Without supervision, though, anything could happen inside Hell House—especially when there is $100,000 at stake. In The Roof Is on Fire, the Hell House isn’t a joke anymore for the contestants who thought they could breeze through the challenge and carry on until the very end. The ladies continue to fight like cats and dogs, and the men don’t have much love for each other, either. In a place where saying one wrong word can get the loudmouth a hard smack across the face, there’s only one goal: survival by any means necessary. A few contestants will be called out for their sleazy, jaw-dropping actions, and a bad decision can lead to one place—the front door. Full of drama, with a hint of raunchiness and manipulation, The Roof Is on Fire is a temptation you won’t want to pass up. Who will be the last woman or man standing, or who will walk out, slamming the door behind them and screaming at the top of their lungs?

Richard Matheson's Hell House

Author: Richard Matheson,Ian Edginton,Simon Fraser

Publisher: Idea & Design Works Llc

ISBN: 9781600102639

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 202

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IDW brings you this lavishly illustrated adaptation of Richard Matheson's tale of newspaper publisher Rudolph Deutsch facing his impending demise. To help Deutsch forestall his death and to learn the secrets of life after death, a team of experts must survive a night in Belasco House, a place known amongst the local townsfolk as "Hell House." The notorious Belasco House starts to exert its dark influence on the group of scientists and spiritualists as they unearth the perverse and wretched secrets from within its walls. Hell House has let them in... but will it ever let them leave?

The Scarlet Ace #3: Hell House

Author: Theodore A. Tinsley

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 1479419508

Category: Fiction

Page: 41

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The third installment in the Scarlet Ace series originally appeared in All Detective Magazine, July 1933.

The Legend of Hell House

The Screenplay

Author: Richard Matheson

Publisher: Harvest Moon Pub

ISBN: 9781929750795

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 286

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Award winning novelist, film and television writer Richard Matheson adapted the script from his novel. This tale of the occult follows four researchers who agree to spend one week in a house known to be inhabited by dangerous and evil spirits. Typical of Matheson's unique style, "The Legend of Hell House" is not the usual ghost story and is yet another reason why Ray Bradbury described him as "one of the most important writers of the 20th century".

The Reunion Show

Hell House 3

Author: Brenda Hampton

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476746206

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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In this final part in the Hell House trilogy, six fiery characters compete to win $100,000 in an outrageous competition that sends drama levels through the roof. Everyone is invited inside Hell House, but only a chosen few have been selected to come together in a contest that could unite them—or destroy them. For three months, living in one bedroom, using one bathroom, dining at the same kitchen table, sharing one TV, and with no access to family or cell phones, the contestants face some serious problems. But whatever happens, the last person standing will have bragging rights—and probably scars for life. In The Reunion Show, author Brenda Hampton brings back the most memorable and controversial characters from her bestselling novels: Roc Dawson from Full Figured, Chase Jenkins from Don’t Even Go There, Sylvia McMillan from SLICK, Jada Mahoney from How Can I Be Down?, “Prince” Perkins from Street Soldier, and Jaylin Rogers from The Naughty Series. These six will attempt to put their overwhelming differences aside and calm their unique personalities. Without supervision, though, nothing is off limits. Drama’s the main course, topped with a hint of raunchiness and manipulation, and served by cutthroat individuals determined to have it all. Who will be the last woman or man standing, and who will walk out, slamming the door and screaming at the top of their lungs? Find out in this shocking conclusion to the Hell House series.

Hell House Returns

Author: Brenda Hampton

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781542421003

Category:

Page: 172

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The most controversial characters from Brenda Hampton's bestselling novels are back to shake things up in Hell House Returns. This time, there is a million dollars on the line. Scorpio from the Naughty Series, Chase from Don't Even Go There, Roc from the Full Figured Series, Keith and Evelyn from BFF's, and Mr. President from the Black President Series are all seeking to get a piece of the pie. But money may not be their only mission. Some are there for one thing, others for another. Jada from How Can I Be Down? will have to keep everyone in order, but if she can't control her slick mouth, there is no way possible for her to keep these troublemaking characters in line. Full of head-spinning drama, lots of temptation and non-stoppable laughter, Hell House Returns will bring you to your knees!

The Biblical Tour of Hell

Author: Matthew Ryan Hauge

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0567604969

Category: Religion

Page: 192

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It is difficult to underestimate the significance of the story of the Rich Man and Lazarus in Luke 16:19-31 within the biblical tradition. Although hell occupies a prominent position in popular Christianrhetoric today, it plays a relatively minor role in the Christian canon. The most important biblical texts that explicitly describe the fate of the dead are in the Synoptic Gospels. Yet among these passages, only the Lukan tradition is intent on explicitly describing the abode of the dead; it is the only biblical tour of hell. Hauge examines the story of the Rich Man and Lazarus in Luke 16:19-31, uniquely the only 'parable' that is set within a supernatural context. The parables characteristically feature concrete realities of first-century Mediterranean life, but the majority of Luke 16:19-31 is narrated from the perspective of the tormented dead. This volume demonstrates that the distinctive features of the story of the Rich Man and Lazarus are the result of a strategic imitation, creative transformation, and Christian transvaluation of the descent of Odysseus into the house of hades in Odyssey Book 11, the literary model par excellence of postmortem revelation in antiquity.

Celebrity Hell House

Author: Adam Millard

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780993207037

Category: Fiction

Page: 238

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Peter Kane was famous, once upon a time. An award-winning author (with the certificates to prove it), and yet things aren't going so great. When an offer comes in to star in a new reality TV show, he finds it hard to refuse, and so finds himself in the line-up alongside a former Playboy Bunny, R2D2's stunt-double, a heavyweight boxer with the worst record on, erm, record, an eccentric fashion designer, a handsome reality-show star, and an Olympian swimmer. The goal? Survive Hell House - the location of a brutal triple murder-suicide decades earlier. The prize? 250000. Sometimes, a quarter of a million just isn't enough..."

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

Volume 14: Folklife

Author: Glenn Hinson,William Ferris

Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN: 0807898554

Category: Reference

Page: 424

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Southern folklife is the heart of southern culture. Looking at traditional practices still carried on today as well as at aspects of folklife that are dynamic and emergent, contributors to this volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture examine a broad range of folk traditions. Moving beyond the traditional view of folklore that situates it in historical practice and narrowly defined genres, entries in this volume demonstrate how folklife remains a vital part of communities' self-definitions. Fifty thematic entries address subjects such as car culture, funerals, hip-hop, and powwows. In 56 topical entries, contributors focus on more specific elements of folklife, such as roadside memorials, collegiate stepping, quinceanera celebrations, New Orleans marching bands, and hunting dogs. Together, the entries demonstrate that southern folklife is dynamically alive and everywhere around us, giving meaning to the everyday unfolding of community life.