Encyclopedia for Paranormal Tourists Updated
By Jennifer Seaman
(Franklin, New Jersey) - The belief in ghosts may be one of the few beliefs citizens the world over have in common. Ghosts are everywhere. Every town has its haunted houses and cemeteries - the kinds of places locals whisper about and children run past. Ghost legends are powerful.
Authored by dozens of the world’s leading paranormal investigators, the Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Revised Edition is filled with research notes, location backgrounds, firsthand accounts, interviews, and many anomalous photographs featuring ghostly manifestations of the haunted listings in this directory.
Now expanded, the Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Revised Edition offers dozens of new locations from all over the globe. From the gravesite of James Dean in East Fairmount, Indiana, to Bran Castle in Bran Romania (commonly referred to as “Dracula’s Castle”), ghost investigators tell their sometime harrowing experiences and give readers an overview of haunted locals. From private residences to inns and restaurants, from battlefields to museums and libraries, and from graveyards to churches, this directory offers supernatural tourists a guide to haunted points of interests the world over.
“To truly understand a haunted location, you need to get local,” said Jeff Belanger, editor and compiler for the Encyclopedia of Haunted Places. “What makes this book unique is that the entries are written by people who have done the haunted field work to back up each ghostly claim -- hearsay and urban legends weren’t enough. Each entry combines the history, the tragedies, and the eyewitness accounts of each haunted locale.”
Now in its second edition, the Encyclopedia of Haunted Places has been updated with dozens of new listings, new information on existing haunts, and a comprehensive directory of paranormal investigators.
Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Revised Edition (EAN 978-1-60163-799-8, pages: 360, price: $19.99) was published by New Page Books. The book is available at Barnes & Noble, Borders, Amazon.com, and many other booksellers.
For more information about Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Revised Edition and other new releases, visit the website of publisher New Page Books at www.NewPageBooks.com.
Editor Jeff Belanger has been studying and writing about the supernatural for regional and national publications since 1997. He’s the founder of Ghostvillage.com, the largest supernatural community on the Web, and the author of more than 10 books, including The World’s Most Haunted Places, Our Haunted Lives, and The Ghost Files. Belanger lectures throughout the United States and has appeared on more than 100 radio and television programs worldwide, including The History Channel, The Travel Channel, Living TV (UK), The Maury Show, The CBS News Early Show, National Public Radio, The BBC, Australian Radio Network, Coast to Coast AM, and The ‘X’ Zone. He currently haunts Massachusetts with his family.