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The Mothman Prophecies

By John A. Keel
  • ISBN Code: : 1466834838
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
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West Virginia, 1966. For thirteen months the town of Point Pleasant is gripped by a real-life nightmare that culminates in a strategy that makes headlines around the world. Strange occurrences and sightings, including a bizarre winged apparition that becomes known as the Mothman, trouble this ordinary American community. Mysterious lights are seen moving across the sky. Domestic animals are found slaughtered and mutilated. And journalist John Keel, arriving to investigate the freakish events, soon finds himself an integral part of an eerie and unfathomable mystery... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Book Code : 1610691660
  • Total of Pages : 789
  • Category : History
  • Members : 258
  • Pdf File: disasters-and-tragic-events.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 to the Sandy Hook school massacre of 2012, this two-volume encyclopedia surveys tragic events—natural and man-made, famous and forgotten—that helped shape American history. • Covers a wide range of topics, from the infamous to the obscure • Places each event in context, giving it deeper meaning and showing its impact • Includes primary source material from U.S. Supreme Court cases, presidential speeches, eyewitness accounts, state and federal legislation, and federal government investigations • Brings the events it covers to life through photos and illustrations

Behind the Horror

By Lee Mellor
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0744030919
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 362
  • Pdf File: behind-the-horror.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Uncover the twisted tales that inspired the big screen's greatest screams. Which case of demonic possession inspired The Exorcist? What horrifying front-page story generated the idea for A Nightmare on Elm Street? Which film was based on the infamous skin-wearing murderer Ed Gein? Unearth the terrifying and true tales behind some of the scariest Horror movies to ever haunt our screens, including the Enfield poltergeist case that was retold in The Conjuring 2 and the serial killers who inspired Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs. Behind the Horror dissects these and other bizarre tales to reveal haunting real-life stories of abduction, disappearance, murder, and exorcism.

Real Monsters, Gruesome Critters, and Beasts from the Darkside

By Brad Steiger
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  • Publisher : Visible Ink Press
  • Book Code : 1578593476
  • Total of Pages : 432
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 473
  • Pdf File: real-monsters-gruesome-critters-and-beasts-from-the-darkside.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Spotlighting news articles, historical accounts, and firstperson interviews, this chronicle of human interactions with monsters will convince even the most hardened skeptic of the existence of the bogeyman, bigfoot, werewolves, and swamp creatures. Offering an array of wild reports—from the police officer who begrudgingly responded to a call about a longhaired woman flying over a suburban neighborhood only to find himself calling for backup when she attacked his patrol car to the motorist whose headlights illuminated a sevenfoot tall, wolflike creature that stood on its hind legs—this historical record highlights scary and unbelievable narratives. From slightly demented humans to spinetingling paranormal encounters, each outlandish occurrence is detailed with thorough research and recounted with a storyteller's crafted voice.

On the Trail of Bigfoot

By Mike Dupler
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  • Publisher : Red Wheel/Weiser
  • Book Code : 1632657627
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 364
  • Pdf File: on-the-trail-of-bigfoot.pdf

Book Short Summary:

“Join Mike Dupler on his journey of adventure and discovery for the enigmatic giants of the forests. I highly recommend this book!” —Loren Coleman, author and founder of the International Cryptozoology Museum “Refreshing, thoughtful, thoroughly entertaining! Dupler is an experienced investigator who addresses many facets of the Sasquatch phenomenon.” —Ken Gerhard, cryptozoologist and author of Encounters with Flying Humanoids On the Trail of Bigfoot is a firsthand account from paranormal researcher and skilled outdoorsman Mike Dupler on his many years of investigations into the Bigfoot phenomena. It features his own encounters with these enigmatic creatures, complete with photographs. This plainspoken guide explores a variety of fascinating aspects of the Bigfoot mystery: Whether Bigfoot are interdimensional beings or biological—or both The similarities and disparities between the Sasquatch phenomena and other paranormal manifestations (fairies, wild men, Mothman, and the strange events at the notorious Skinwalker Ranch) Bigfoot’s origins and their place on the primate evolutionary tree On the Trail of Bigfoot also offers compelling theories as to the origins and arrival of Bigfoot in North America. Unique to this book is a detailed examination of stick structures attributed to Sasquatch, providing a wealth of information and reasoned speculation on the nature of these enigmatic calling cards that serve as haunting reminders of Bigfoot’s presence. Other evidence examined provides insight into possible communication techniques, such as tree knocks and perhaps even a spoken language, and an exploration of the implications of Bigfoot’s social interactions and higher intelligence.

Time Travel

By Nick Redfern
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Visible Ink Press
  • Book Code : 1578597552
  • Total of Pages : 353
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 781
  • Pdf File: time-travel.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Fact or fiction? Real or impossible? Movement through time explored, examined and explained! Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity postulates, and scientists have proven, that the faster you travel, the slower time moves. Clocks on airplanes, satellites and rockets are slower than clocks on Earth, and time travel is indeed real. Can time machines, time-tunnel wormholes or tales of fictional time-traveling heroes be so far-fetched? Covering the history of time travel in both reality and fiction, Time Travel: The Science and Science Fiction investigates the long history, myths, science and stories of movement from the present to the past and into the future. Timely in its telling, Time Travel chronicles more than 30 instances, accounts, stories and famous examples of time slips, such as ... The theory of relativity showing the link between time and space H.G. Wells’ epic novel of 1895: The Time Machine British physicist Stephen Hawking’s famous paradoxes surrounding time travel Charlton Heston’s character Taylor in the Planet of the Apes discovering that he is home, 2,000 years in the future Wormholes, the shortcuts through both space and time And many more! The idea of time travel fascinates because it offers the possibility, however remote, of revisiting and recapturing moments from our youth. And if travelers of the future have secretly visited us—well, that proves that our future is secure. Stories of time travel abound in books and film, and it’s been a source of endless fascination—and speculation—surrounding UFO sightings and conspiracy theories. This richly researched reference ripples with fascinating information. With more than 120 photos and graphics, this tome is nicely illustrated. Time Travel also includes a helpful bibliography and an extensive index, adding to its usefulness. Time will fly by as you ponder the possibilities. Don’t hesitate. There’s no time like the present. Get your copy today. The future is waiting!

Midwestern Strange

By B.J. Hollars
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  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Book Code : 1496216849
  • Total of Pages : 232
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 316
  • Pdf File: midwestern-strange.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Midwestern Strange chronicles B.J. Hollars’s exploration of the mythic, lesser-known oddities of flyover country. The mysteries, ranging from bipedal wolf sightings to run-ins with pancake-flipping space aliens to a lumberjack-inspired “Hodag hoax,” make this book a little bit X-Files, a little bit Ghostbusters, and a whole lot of Sherlock Holmes. Hollars’s quest is not to confirm or debunk these mysteries but rather to seek out these unexplained phenomena to understand how they complicate our worldview and to discover what truths might be gleaned by reexamining the facts in our “post-truth” era. Part memoir and part journalism, Midwestern Strange offers a fascinating, funny, and quirky account of flyover folklore that also contends with the ways such oddities retain cultural footholds. Hollars shows how grappling with such subjects might fortify us against the glut of misinformation now inundating our lives. By confronting monsters, Martians, and a cabinet of curiosities, we challenge ourselves to look beyond our presumptions and acknowledge that just because something is weird, doesn’t mean it is wrong.

Legend Tripping

By Robert C. Robinson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : SCB Distributors
  • Book Code : 193914969X
  • Total of Pages : 310
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 420
  • Pdf File: legend-tripping.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Look outside the box and go on the ultimate adventure! Enter the exciting world of myth and monsters, the paranormal, UFOs and extraterrestrials, lost treasures and mysterious places. Delve into these awesome legends and learn how easy and inexpensive it is to search for the subjects of these stories, and what you’ll need to look for them. Robert Robinson presents this epic guide to the stranger sites in America and gives you some valuable pointers on legend tripping out your back door. Chapters include: Legend Tripping; Bigfoot; Other Cryptids; Bigfoot Legend Trip; Aquatic Cryptids; Aquatic Cryptid Legend Trip; Haunted Sites and the Paranormal; Paranormal Legend Trip; UFO Sites and Ghost Lights; Extraterrestrial Legend Trip; Treasure Legends; Treasure Legend Trip; Critical Thinking; Legend Trip Location; Outdoor Survival; Equipment and Tools; Your Legend Trip Begins Now!; Who’s Who in Legend Tripping; Legend Tripping in Popular Fiction; more.

Most Dangerous

By Sherwood Kent,Kris Millegan
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  • Publisher : TrineDay
  • Book Code : 1634240413
  • Total of Pages : 408
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 211
  • Pdf File: most-dangerous.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A deeper understanding of the occult aspects of 9/11 and the Kennedy assassination The year is 2013, the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination, and Kent discovers that he and the rest of the unwitting citizenry of Tupelo, Mississippi, are enmeshed in a year-long series of scripted events meticulously planned and brilliantly executed by some of the most ruthless, diabolically creative, powerful psychopaths on the planet. From a critical look at the suspicion-arousing Boston bombings to new revelations about the Kennedy assassination and the Zapruder film, the author weaves tantalizing insights into a range of historical events that help the reader better understand the breadth and depth of the villainy with which Kent is faced.

The Third Kind

By Michael Ryan
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  • Publisher : Michael Ryan
  • Book Code : 1519355866
  • Total of Pages : 314
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 914
  • Pdf File: the-third-kind.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book is a Compendium of all documented UFO sightings through out history, from as early as 200 BC to Events taking place today on a world wide scale! What does it all mean? Are "They" real? and if so why are they here? In the end, the decision is yours...

Real Encounters, Different Dimensions and Otherworldy Beings

By Brad Steiger,Sherry Hansen Steiger
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Visible Ink Press
  • Book Code : 1578594723
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 174
  • Pdf File: real-encounters-different-dimensions-and-otherworldy-beings.pdf

Book Short Summary:

An expert on the unexplained and paranormal research, Brad and Sherry Steiger turn their unique and remarkable talents to the bold storytelling of encounters with the unknown from throughout the ages. From mysterious strangers and unpredictable beings to weird behavior and paranormal phenomena, they investigate claims of visits from ghastly ghosts, otherworldly creatures, aliens living among us, phantoms, spirits and other accounts of encounters with the unexplained. Over 130 astounding accounts of Real Encounters with the supernatural, such as ... *Visitors from others worlds who have had Earth under surveillance for centuries, conducting their activities in secret-- even abducting humans for their own research and undeclared ends. *Members of secret societies who developed an advanced technology centuries ago which has been kept hidden in underground or undersea cities. *Time Travelers from the Future. Beings who claim to be our descendents from the future who are returning to study the true destiny of humankind. *Ghosts that haunt people, places, and things--and poltergeists that create havoc. *Beasties and monsters found in everyone’s worst nightmares--and sometimes in their campsites, fields, and yards. *Other Dimensional Visitors, Beings, Creatures, or Entities that come not from a faraway world in our solar system or any other, but from an adjacent space-time continuum existing on another vibrational/dimensional frequency or level. *Previously unknown, unidentified terrestrial life-forms, such beings as "sky-critters," "sky fish,” “rods,” and “orbs.” *As yet unknown physical energies that may be activated by the psyche, the unconscious level of the human mind. *Archetypal creatures and entities of the collective unconscious that are the result of energies that are accessible through dreams, meditations, and other states of altered consciousness. *Interactions with beings that have been dubbed elves, fairies, devas throughout the centuries. *The marvelous, creative facet of dreams. *Out-of-body mind-traveling through Time and Space. *Majestic beings who are described in the scriptures of many world religions as angels or demons.