The Ghostly Hand and Other Haunting Stories edited by Nora Kramer, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TX2234, 1972, 96 pages. Illustrated by Don Dyan.
DESCRIPTION: “Bella’s heart almost stops beating!
That gaunt, hooded figure sitting by the fire is no old woman taking shelter from the storm. For beneath the long cloak, Bella sees the toes of a man’s heavy riding boots.
Read about this fearsome intruder, plus other haunting stories and poems that will send shivers down your spine.“(from the back cover)