Bram Stoker’s eerie tale follows a Cambridge astronomy student who needs a quiet place to study for the toughest exam of his life. He rents an old house in a little town, but the superstitious locals warn him that the home is haunted by the evil judge who owned it…
Parcasters, your favorite hosts are getting personal in a heart-warming special from Our Love Story. Listen here to Alastair Murden tag-team with his wife Naomi as they tell their swoon-worthy tale of falling in love. Then search “Our Love Story” to hear real-life couples — including the hosts of your favorite Parcast series — prove that true love exists. Our Love Story is a Spotify Original from Parcast. New episodes every Tuesday. Listen free on Spotify.
After her employers tragically die, a young nursemaid pledges to keep their little girl safe. But when they're sent to live at the family’s old ancestral estate, her charge becomes entranced by the ghost of another little girl whose presence reveals a dark family secret.
After the Pole-Star’s Captain Craigie descends into madness and disappears, Doctor John Ray must keep the crew’s spirits up while searching for their leader… and the spirit that may have taken him.
This season, “L” stands for love… and lawless… and lethal. Beginning February 1st, uncover history’s most infamous couples in this collection of episodes from across Parcast Network. Follow the misdeeds of married mafiosos. Enter the transgressions of casanova cult leaders. And demystify the lives of coupled kingpins, pirates, and spies… Because in this limited series, romance takes a sharp turn into the radical.
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In Arthur Conan Doyle’s bone-chilling maritime thriller, a young doctor on a whaling ship investigates ghostly visions that are somehow linked to his captain’s dwindling sanity.
Young Embla never sees her irksome friend Baldur without his floppy white cap. One night, in a moment of exasperation, she takes it from him. But she does not yet realize who exactly she has stolen from.
In this hair-raising Western tale from American author Ambrose Bierce, a crooked deputy in a one-horse town attends a duel in a haunted house… and faces a ghost from his past.
A French aristocrat agrees to help a friend, but the simple favor ensnares him in a nightmarish horror.
The clock’s winding down on the final moments of the year and people around the world are putting their charms and traditions to work, shoring up good fortune for the future. But it’s not always our own personal luck that’s on the line… In this story, a night of superstitions weaves together the fates of merrymakers eager for fresh starts.
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He’s faced his ghosts, and reckoned with his past. But after decades of relentless self-enrichment, how can Ebenezer Scrooge truly redeem himself?
“A Christmas Carol” is presented by Tales, a Spotify Original from Parcast. For more stories that aren’t afraid to get dark, follow Tales free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Nearly two centuries ago, Charles Dickens wrote a tale of greed and redemption. It starts with a miserly old man, his long-dead business partner, and the sound of rattling chains… When Ebenezer Scrooge is forced to reckon with his past, he’s in for a frightful night of ghostly visitations — and a long overdue moral awakening.
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It’s the Western world’s first recorded account of a haunted house, and it proves that even the most logical men can be thrown by the appearance of the supernatural…
From Greek-Irish writer Lafcadio Hearn comes the Japanese story of a blind priest with a talent for music. When a mysterious samurai asks him to perform for a high-ranking noble, the priest is eager to accept… and unwittingly falls into a supernatural trap.
From Spanish Romantic author Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, this is the 1862 tale of a murderous musician who believes his key to salvation lies within the ruins of a church haunted by a ghostly choir.
In this American tale by Mary Wilkins Freeman, a teacher visits the home of her niece and begins to suspect that the girl's domineering stepmother is hiding a deadly secret.
After leaving the home of a peculiar scientist, James Murray is accompanied by the scientist's servant to catch a mail coach that will take him home. As the two men travel through the snowy moors to meet the coach, they make a strange and sinister discovery.
When a young man becomes lost in a blizzard during a hunting trip, he finds shelter in the home of a reclusive scientist whose supernatural beliefs make for unsettling conversation…
Based on an Indian folktale recorded by the Reverend Lal Behari Dey, this tale follows a husband whose domestically challenged bride turns into the perfect housewife... at a demonic cost.
Inspired by writer Robert Hunt’s telling of a classic folktale, this is the story of a lovelorn woman who is taken on a terrifying horseback ride by a spectral vision of her long-lost beau.
One of famous English horror writer M.R. James’ most classic tales, A School Story follows a teenage boy in boarding school as he slowly becomes aware of a dark presence that's stalking his Latin teacher.
Based on a tale by 19th century author Edith Nesbit, this is the story of a lovesick man who would do anything to marry the woman of his dreams… dead or alive.
When Annie spends the summer at her Aunt Mary’s home in St. Rules, she becomes transfixed by the window across the way. Every time she looks at it, it reveals something new. But is any of it real?
From the early 20th century author Algernon Blackwood comes a chilling story of how an innocent mistake subjected a young man to an otherworldly encounter.
Starting October 1st, Parcast Network is summoning the scariest ghost stories ever imagined. Join host Alastair Murden as he resurrects fictions from all over the world, bringing to life a new heart-racing tale every Thursday. These stories may not be real—but that doesn’t make them any less spine-chilling.
New episodes air every week on Thursday. Listen to Haunted Places: Ghost Stories free on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!