This is the diary of Count Carl Von Cosel. Marrero studios Key West. Count carl von cosel was brought before the courts in 1931 after the mummified remains of Elena Hoyos were discovered in his Key West home. His words, his thoughts and his secrets.
Undying Love: The True Story of a Passion That Defied DeathThe Ketch & Yawl Press #ad - She wanted to come home with him. What makes undying love so special are the interviews Ben conducted with those old enough to have known the story participants and the way things were in Key West during the 1930s. Karl tanzler, was a radiologist in key west, also known as Count Carl von Cosel, Florida who developed an obsession for one of his patients, Elena Milagro Hoyos.
In writing this definitive and mesmerizing tale of the most obsessive love imaginable, Ben Harrison did his homework thoroughly, studying numerous press accounts from the 1930s as well as the von Cosel memoir. Above the coffin of elena hoyos, a black crucifix inexplicably glowed with a soft light as Count Carl von Cosel extracted the inner casket from the outer one.
Undying Love: The True Story of a Passion That Defied Death #ad - The book also includes eight pages of compelling, unforgettable photos. With difficulty because the caskets were heavy, shoved, he pushed, pulled and maneuvered the inner one onto the grass outside the tomb, closed and locked the tomb door. The beautiful young woman died from tuberculosis in 1931. One of his better discoveries was a song, la boda negra, The Black Wedding, which Count von Cosel claimed Elena sang to him from the elaborate crypt he had built for her in the Catholic section of the Key West cemetery.
With her parents' permission von Cosel had an above ground mausoleum built for her. Their remarkable journey was about to begin.
Ghosts of Key WestPhantom Press #ad - Ghosts of cigar makers, pirates, wreckers and voodoo practitioners all await you. Sloan founded key west’s original ghost tour and is the leading authority on the island’s hauntings. From victorian era spirits returning to claim what is rightfully theirs, to haunted dolls that continue to send chills down their visitors’ spines, Ghosts of Key West beautifully captures the true spirit of Florida’s second oldest city.
While their ghostly journeys continue through time, yours is just about to begin. Ghosts of key West author David L. Key west’s past comes alive with thirteen incredible stories of the southernmost ghosts.
VON COSELiUniverse, Inc. #ad - It happened in key west:the greatest love story since the bride of FRANKENSTEIN"Swicegood casts a powerful light upon this compelling tale a fascinating journey of an obviously brilliant mind to the limits of sanity. Elder troy perry, foundermetropolitan Community Church"Well written one of the most macabre events in Key West's annals.
VON COSEL #ad - Norman artman, former editor-publisherthe key west citizen"Tom Swicegood has given new insight into the strange love of Count von Cosel for Elena Hoyos exciting and lively kind and gentle as the Count would have told it. Tom hambright, monroe County Historian Used book in Good Condition. The manuscript kept me spellbound.
Charles "sonny" mccoyfive time mayor of key West"A wonderful job of telling a horror-love story based upon an actual event I read it in one sitting-couldn't put it down. Rev.
Robert The DollPhantom Press #ad - Voodoo was suspected. Used book in Good Condition. People heard the doll giggle and saw the doll move without help from any human. The boy gave the doll his own name - Robert - and the two became inseparable. The doll's origins have been questioned for years. Today robert resides in a protective case at a Key West museum where hundreds of visitors each year experience things not normally associated with dolls.
In 1904, a doll was given as a gift to a young boy in Key West, Florida. This book reveals robert's true origins: legends surrounding the doll are traced back to their original sources, and the true story of Robert the Doll is revealed. The doll was blamed for many things, and "I didn't do it - Robert did it" became a catchphrase in Key West.
Haunted Key WestPhantom Press #ad - Stories include the water witch, ernest's ghost, count von cosel, the seance, the watcher, Hemingway's Ghost Cats, The Devil's Masks, Ghost of the Overseas Highway, The Lady in Blue, A Stiff Drink, The Sentinel of Fort Taylor, and La Finca Vigia. Originally released in 2003 with strange Key West, local legends, the 2015 version includes bonus stories, updated locations a different cover and dozens of new photos.
Haunted Key West #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Discover the dark side of paradise with 12 haunting tales of lost soldiers, mysterious masks, famous authors, water witches, and a love that continues beyond the grave.
Roosters Are AssholesPhantom Press #ad - Roosters are assholes. Unnerving and endearing. The conch Republic Tribune. The title alone makes this a sound investment. The cluck & Comb. Take a look inside to see your own reaction. You can’t go wrong with the price, and the look on your friend's face when they see the title will be. Used book in Good Condition.
Roosters Are Assholes #ad - Priceless. I know it, you know it, and the friend you are going to buy this book for knows it. You will be sure to agree. Roosters are assholes! Praise for Roosters Are Assholes:Destined to become a cult classic. Farm & Fence Magazine. Finally, a book that confirms what we’ve known all along. Bar tab Magazine. Genius and idiotic.
The inside is graced with a combination of words and photos that may entertain, depending on their mood, offend or intrigue the reader, upbringing, amuse, and social status. But go ahead and buy a copy or two.
The Best Key West Trivia Book EverPhantom Press #ad - Buy a copy and play with your friends. This is the perfect book for regular visitors to Key West to test their knowledge, and a great way for anyone planning a trip to Key West to get a head-start on behind the scene facts about the island. When it comes to Key West trivia, this book is the best. This book provides hours of fun with categories including jimmy buffett, the railroad, cigars, Mallory Square, pirates, lighthouses, Captain Tony, conchs, turtles, treasure, hurricanes, TV shows, wrecking, rum runners, sponges, Key West songs, Duval Street, Key Lime Pie, presidents, paranormal, famous residents, the Conch Republic, shrimping, Ernest Hemingway and more.
You will be glad you did. How much do you know about key west, florida? Test your knowledge and prove your prowess with 500 questions in 50 categories all about the southernmost city in the continental United States. Used book in Good Condition.