Shapeshifters by Nick Redfern

Shapeshifters by Nick Redfern

Stories of shape-shifting humans and animals have filled folklore and mythology throughout history. They form part of the myths of our land and the fairy tales that we tell our children. In his book Shapeshifters intrepid paranormal researcher Nick Redfern digs deep into the topic and reveals many strange, and often bizarre, aspects to the subject. He opens his book with reports of the best-known shapeshifting creatures, the Werewolf,. As an example of many of the appearances that have been noted of this creature he cites the case of a hairy,…

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The New Science of the Paranormal by Carl Llewellyn Weschcke and Joe H Slate

The New Science of the Paranormal by Carl Llewellyn Weschcke and Joe H Slate

The further we head on into the 21st century the more the lines that once used to separate physics and metaphysics become increasingly blurred. As they do so, as spiritual adventurers, we have to consider and integrate into our philosophies many of the new ideas and paradigms that are emerging. One of the father-figures of parapsychology research; and someone who has worked to develop a new way of thinking about life and the human experience as a result of the merging of these two sciences, is J B Rhine. His…

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Aldous Huxley’s Hands by Allene Symons

Aldous Huxley’s Hands by Allene Symons

Whilst clearing out personal effects stored in boxes in her family’s home in Long Beach, Allene Symons uncovered a collection of eleven by fourteen inch photographic prints. Doing so caused childhood memories to come flooding back from an earlier time when she had been fascinated by her father’s seven-year passion for a hobby that was referred to as the ‘Hand Project’. Opening Pandora’s Box A mystery that initially began as a casual observation by her father whilst shaking hands with students grew into a desire to photograph people”s hands with…

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Chupacabra Road Trip by Nick Redfern

Chupacabra Road Trip by Nick RedfernChupacabra Road Trip by Nick Redfern

In 1995, around the Puerto Rico towns of Morovis and Orocovis, locals became terrified following the unnatural, overnight slaughtering of their animals. In most cases their animals were discovered with strange marks on their necks and a notable lack of blood left remaining in their carcasses. Many of those animals found so horrifically mutilated happened to be goats and so, with no other explanation for their killer, or killers, forth-coming the attacker was given the name ‘chupacabra’ which is Spanish for ‘goat sucker’. The Beast is Revealed Around August of that…

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In Search of the Paranormal by Richard Estep

In Search of the Paranormal by Richard Estep

A great deal has changed in the world of paranormal investigating since Richard Estep, author of ‘In Search of the Paranormal’ first became interested in the subject way back in the 1990s. In the introduction to his book, Estep explains how advances in technology along with changes to investigative procedures and the massive, worldwide interest in the subject by TV companies has changed both the practice, as well as the publics perception of ghost-hunting in particular Estep, who originates from England – a country well-documented for its paranormal activity, founded…

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Chronicles of the Unexplained by Gary Gillespie

Chronicles of the Unexplained by Gary Gillespie

Some years ago Gary Gillespie bought a house for himself and his family at a way below market price. Nothing remarkable about that you might say and ordinarily this would be the case. Let me leave it to Gary to explain further in tbe opening chapter to his book on paranormal encounters, Chronicles of the Unexplained: True Stories of Haunted Houses, Bigfoot & Other Paranormal Encounters. In hindsight, I should have suspected something was wrong when I told the sellers they could take their time moving out. They still had…

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Spirit Realms of Vietnam (Volume I): The Context by Judith Mann

Spirit Realms of Vietnam (Volume I): The Context by Judith Mann

Vietnam has been a nation only too aware of the catastrophic effects of death through warfare and, even though it is a country more at peace now than in its recent past, memories of the horrors of war remain with the persistent appearance of War Ghosts. These are spirits that suffered violent deaths and who continue to wander the earth all over the country. The way in which Vietnamese society approaches their ghosts and discarnate souls is completely different from our treatment of them here in the West. While we…

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Spirit Realms of Vietnam (Volume II): The Diaries by Judith Mann

Spirit Realms of Vietnam (Volume II): The Diaries by Judith MannSpirit Realms of Vietnam (Volume II): The Diaries by Judith Mann

Père Léopold Michel Cadière (1869–1955) was a French missionary of the Paris Foreign Missions Society. During his life, he wrote 250 research works about Vietnamese history, its religions, customs and linguistics—valuable historical material that he had gathered in the years leading up to the start of the First World War. More recently, writer, researcher and explorer Judith Mann became aware of his work ‘Croyances et Pratiques Religieuses des Vietnamiens’ and was intrigued by the Frenchman’s references to the standing stones and their associated spiritual traditions that he alluded to throughout…

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The Gods’ Machine by Wun Chok Bong

The Gods’ Machine by Wun Chok Bong

Throughout the World, our natural landscape is littered with extraordinary Neolithic remains. From cairns to stone circles, burial mounds to earthworks, our planet was evidently home to many ancient cultures who, not only venerated life and the Earth, they also possessed advanced mathematical and astronomical knowledge. Over the past few decades, there has been a great deal of research into the mysteries of these stone creations. It has looked at the planetary and stellar alignments, their proximity to other ancient sites as well as their placement on the landscape. In…

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Killers on the Moor by Mike Freebury

Killers on the Moor by Mike Freebury

Dartmoor National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty located in the South-West of England. It is known for its wild, open moorland and expansive terrain—populated mainly by wild ponies, rugged sheep and the occasional old farmstead. Dartmoors’s quaint trickling streams and delightful tors are an attraction to walkers and ramblers from all over the world who come to enjoy one of the few truly remote areas of the United Kingdom. However, as beautiful as the locality is during the day, by nightfall, the area becomes a quite different…

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