Steel Ghosts is a horror novel by the American writer John Michael Curlovich under the pen name Michael Paine.
Set in contemporary Western Pennsylvania in the fictional mill town of Steadbridge, it tells the story of New York film executive Tom Kruvener, who returns to his hometown to convert the abandoned United American Steelworks No. 5 into a movie studio for Overbrook Pictures. But the ghosts of the industrial past don’t want to be disturbed.
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