The Haunting of Hotel Chalpella

by Marty Hambright



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/11/2014

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 306
ISBN : 9781490746173
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 306
ISBN : 9781490746234
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 306
ISBN : 9781490746180

About the Book

Young Danny Calder joins the Union army to escape his dreary farm life and the fire and brimstone sermons of his farmer/preacher dad.

After two years of marching and fighting Confederate soldiers, Danny is discouraged and homesick and hopes to be heading home soon. But instead of going north, he is being led further south and further into enemy territory.

While marching and fighting ever southward, they reach a small town in south Mississippi. Here Danny does something that goes against everything he has been taught. Something that burdens him with guilt. Guilt that plagues him until his death and beyond.

Mortally wounded in a battle at the small town of Revoux, Louisiana, Danny is carried to an old hotel which is being used as a hospital.

Unable to leave this earthly dwelling because of his guilt, Danny is destined to haunt the halls of Hotel Chalpella, until he can correct the crime he has committed.

One hundred years later, a man with twin children moves to the grounds of the old hotel as a caretaker. Danny watches the twins and sees goodness in the children that might aid him in his salvation.

About the Author

Marty Hambright is retired and lives with his wife, Betty, in Atkins, Arkansas. He enjoys reading, fishing, traveling and spending time with his family. He has two grown children, five grandchildren and one great-grandson. Marty has always loved making up and telling stories, especially to his grandchildren. Marty lived several years in Louisiana, which is the setting for this book.