Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Jason Offutt, author of the new Chasing American Monsters.
The beast Bigfoot has fascinated me since childhood. However, when I became a journalist and started researching this legendary creature, I realized what I knew growing up was wrong. Bigfoot isn't solely a North American monster—it's worldwide, and, more importantly, it might not be a beast.
Native Americans traded with it, Australian aboriginals warred with it, and some lonely Russian villagers once mated with it. As I discovered researching my book, Chasing American Monsters, in the United States, encounters with these hairy giants have been reported in every state except
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Richard Estep, author of Trail of Terror.
It takes a lot to make an agnostic call in a Catholic priest to cleanse his home. Yet that is exactly what happened to me one winter a few years ago.
I have been a paranormal investigator and author since the mid-Nineties, and thought I'd seen it all. If the truth be told, I'd gotten a little jaded. Most of my peers employed some sort of "psychic protection" ritual, such as envisioning themselves surrounded by a bright white light of spiritual origin, when leaving a supposedly haunted location. I never did, and it was something I would ultimately have cause to regret.
It had been a busy
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Matthew L. Swayne, author of Haunted World War II.
It must have been one boring, leafless November 4th or something like that—right about the time when the Jack O’Lantern started to turn to mush, the leftover trick-or-treat candy began to dwindle away in the plastic pumpkin bowl, and movies about couples hoping to get married by Christmas suddenly replaced all the cool movies about serial killers who seemed to target just such couples—that I thought, “Why can't every day be Halloween?”
I was born on Halloween, and the holiday raced valiantly in a dead heat with Christmas for my favorite holiday. (It's hard for a fistful of
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Nick Redfern, author of Shapeshifters and the new Paranormal Parasites.
The world around us is not as it appears to be. In fact, far from it. As we go about our daily business, working, and living our lives, behind the scenes something dark and dangerous is taking place. And it has been going on since the dawn of civilization. Most people remain oblivious to the truth and don't even realize it. Now and again, however, someone will stumble upon the startling reality that, potentially, affects and dictates the lives of just about all of us.
What am I talking about?
Nothing less than a monstrous collection of supernatural entities that