I was living with Virginia so it was before 1973. (Meaning I was under 11.)
The version I read was in a Reader's Digest Condensed. One of the collections of four stories in one volume.
The basic idea was that four people -- two couples -- moved into an old house. Three ghosts/spirits haunted this house, and eventually "took over" three of the people. I remember one scene where the one not possessed (a female) is sitting (cowering) on the basement stairs watching what unfolds between the others.
The people are not paranormal investigators and at first have no idea what is happening.
The house was in a town, not up on a hill away from everything -- it's not The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, I bought that one thinking it might be and it's not. :( Nor is it The House on Haunted Hill -- no millionaire, no eight or ten people trapped overnight.
I think it was set east of the Mississippi, but not willing to bet money on it.
SO....if anyone knows what this might have been, or knows where i can get a list of old RDC volumes with their contents (yes, I tried the company itself. bleah.), the info would be most appreciated.
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