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2003 Library:
Celtic Astrology: How the Mystical Power of the Druid Tree Signs Can Transform Your Life
by Phyllis Vega

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Encyclopedia of Wicca & Witchcraft
by Raven Grimassi

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Hawaiian Magic & Spirituality
by Scott Cunningham

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Pagans and the Law: Understand Your Rights
by Dana D. Eilers

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Time Travel: A New Perspective
by J. H. Brennan

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Never Say Goodbye: A Medium's Stories of Connecting With Your Loved Ones
by Patrick Mathews

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Spirit of the Witch: Religion & Spirituality in Contemporary Witchcraft
by Raven Grimassi

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How to Communicate With Spirits
by Elizabeth Owens

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How to Be a Ghost Hunter
by Richard Southall

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Incense: Crafting and Use of Magickal Scents
by Carl F. Neal

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My Proof of Survival: Personal Accounts of Contact With the Hereafter
by Andrew Honigman

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Overshadows: An Investigation into a Terrifying Modern Canadian Haunting
by Richard Palmisano

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Future Prospects of The World According to the Bible Code
by Joseph Noah

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New Daughters of the Oracle: The Return of Female Prophetic Power in Our Time
by Virginia Adair

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Conversations With Eternity: The Forgotten Masterpiece of Victor Hugo
by Victor Hugo, John Chambers, and Martin Ebon

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Dunwich's Guide to Gemstone Sorcery: Using Stones for Spells, Amulets, Rituals, and Divination
by Gerina Dunwich

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The Song That Never Ended: A Jazz Musician's Journey to a Love Beyond Life
by John Novello

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Wicca for Life: The Way of the Craft-From Birth to Summerland
by Raymond Buckland

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Origins of Modern Witchcraft: The Evolution of a World Religion
by Ann Moura

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The Ghosthunter's Guide Book
by Troy Taylor

Author interview.  

Our Haunted Planet
by John A. Keel

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Crop Circles: Signs of Contact
by Colin Andrews with Stephen J. Spignesi

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The Witch Book: The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft, Wicca and Neo-Paganism
by Raymond Buckland

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Hans Holzer's the Supernatural: Explaining the Unexplained
by Hans Holzer

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Coast to Coast Ghosts: True Stories of Hauntings Across America
by Leslie Rule

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Ghost: Investigating the Other Side
by Katherine Ramsland


The Holy Grail Mystery Solved
by Frank C. Tribbe

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True Tales of the Paranormal
by Kimberly Molto

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Investigating the Paranormal
by Tony Cornell


The Forgotten
by Tamara Thorne

Author interview.  





October 6, 2003

How to Be a Ghost HunterHow to Be a Ghost Hunter
By Richard Southall
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications (September 2003)
Pages: 216 - Price: $12.95

Review by Lee Prosser - leep@ghostvillage.com
Ghostvillage.com review

Richard Southall of West Virginia gives workshops on ghost hunting and is actively involved in ghost investigations. In his well-written nonfiction book, How to Be a Ghost Hunter, he introduces readers to approaches for discovering authentic evidence of paranormal happenings. Southall, along with Susan Sheppard, is the co-creator of the Haunted Parkersburg Ghost Tours in West Virginia. There are many photographs in the book.

This is both a memoir and a handbook from the author as he shares personal stories of ghost-hunting, how he went about it, and what he found. He gives helpful information to those interested in pursuing ghost-hunting on their own.

The introduction, "Why A Ghost-Hunting Guide?," is well worth the reader's time and an excellent look at just what ghost-hunting is about. Chapter 1 is "Ghosts, Spirits, and Poltergeists Defined," Chapter 2 is "Researching a Suspected Haunted Area," Chapter 3 is "Paranormal Photography," Chapter 4 is "Electronic Voice Phenomenon," Chapter 5 is "Your Ghost-Hunting Kit," and the concluding Chapter 6 is the highly informative "Forming a Paranormal Group."

Additionally, there are two helpful appendix listings on "Forms and Questionnaires," and "Useful Websites for Ghost Hunters." The conclusion of the book contains a glossary, bibliography, and index.

This is one of the most useful, up-to-date guides on how to become a ghost hunter published in the past several years. Concise, entertaining, and accurate would be the best three words to describe How to Be a Ghost Hunter for readers interested in the paranormal. There is never a dull moment in this interesting book.

There is reference to the Mothman and the Silver Bridge collapse in 1967 at Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Most readers remember the big box office movie hit The Mothman Prophecies starring actor Richard Gere.

Chapter 1 is a first-rate approach to ghosts, spirits, and poltergeists and how they are defined. Fascinating reading, it is also sound reference data to have on hand. Each chapter instructs and explains in an enjoyable fashion. This is the type of book hard to put down as it is written in a nice, straight-forward approach. This book is highly recommended reading on how to become a ghost hunter.

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