20 Paranormal Books Coming in 2014

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Looking for a creepy read? Here are 20 paranormal books hitting shelves next year. We’ve got demonologists, Bigfoot, UFOs, and more!

National Geographic Ultimate Guide to Supernatural Places: Close Encounters, Haunted Houses, and Other Spooky Hot Spots Around the World by Sarah Bartlett (Sep 2, 2014)

American Monsters: A History of Monster Lore, Legends, and Sightings in America by Linda S. Godfrey (Aug 28, 2014) – “From pre-Columbian legends to modern-day eyewitness accounts, this comprehensive guide covers the history, sightings and lore surrounding the most mysterious monsters in America—including Bigfoot, the Jersey Devil, and more.”

Ghost Hunter: The Groundbreaking Classic of Paranormal Investigation (Tarcher Supernatural Library) by Hans Holzer (Aug 28, 2014) – “For devoted ghost-hunting aficionados curious about the practice’s history, there is no better place to start than the first book Hans Holzer wrote, Ghost Hunter.This is the 1963 book that launched his publishing career and gained him international fame.”

Demon Street, USA: The True Story of a Very Haunted House by David Rountree and Robbie Lunt (Aug 25, 2014) – “A summoning gone awry leads to problems for Penelope, who is driven from her home by phantom parties, a dancing stove, and a wave of demonic force that tosses her around like a ragdoll. Looking for help, she turns to her friend Robbie, who brings her to David Rountree, a Lakota shaman.”

It Was a Dark and Creepy Night: Real-Life Encounters with the Strange, Mysterious, and Downright Terrifying by Joshua Warren (Aug 25, 2014) – “It Was a Dark and Creepy Night presents a wide variety of weird and spooky tales about ghosts, UFOs, cryptids, angels, demons, ESP, interdimensional contact and more.”

The Ghost in the Coal Cellar: True Case Files from a Lone Investigator by Andrea Mesich (Aug 8, 2014) – “This unique guide takes the reader along on real paranormal investigations into several haunted locations, including Mission Point Resort, the Paulding Lights, the First Ward School House, and individual homes.”

Haunted Stuff: Demonic Dolls, Screaming Skulls & Other Creepy Collectibles by Stacey Graham (Aug 8, 2014) – “Haunted Stuff provides true accounts of possessed possessions, often found in the strangest places. Discover chilling stories of the island of haunted dolls, the tumbling coffin, Rudolph Valentino’s cursed ring, and even the Queen Anne ocean liner.”

Vanquishing Ghosts & Demons: A Medium’s Harrowing Tales of Removing Evil Spirits by Sandrea Mosses (Aug 8, 2014) – “The bizarre and terrifying true accounts in this book will have readers on the edge of their seats, aghast at what is ‘out there’ and what can happen to those unlucky enough to cross pathways with deadly astral predators.”

The Everything Ghost Hunting Book: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Exploring the Supernatural World by Melissa Martin Ellis (Jul 18, 2014)

Haunted Colleges and Universities: Creepy Campuses, Scary Scholars, and Deadly Dorms by Tom Ogden (Jul 1, 2014) – “Among our country’s treasures are its colleges and universities, meccas of culture and higher learning–and paranormal activity. Haunted Colleges and Universities, a collection of stories of ghosts, mysteries, and paranormal happenings at colleges and universities, will leave readers delightfully frightened.”

Close Encounters of the Fatal Kind: Suspicious Deaths, Mysterious Murders, and Bizarre Disappearances in UFO History by Nick Redfern (June 23, 2014) – “Everyone has heard of Close Encounters of the Third Kind. But what about close encounters of the fatal kind? The field of UFOs is rife with unsettling examples of suspicious deaths, accounts of accidents that might not have been accidents after all.”

Adventures in Paranormal Investigation by Joe Nickell (May 18, 2014) – “Tales of alien abductions, miraculous relics, and haunted castles have attracted believers and skeptics across the globe for centuries. Paranormal investigator Joe Nickell tackles the world’s most seemingly inexplicable myths in Adventures in Paranormal Investigation.”

Haunted Ontario 3: Ghostly Historic Sites, Inns, and Miraclesby Terry Boyle (May 3, 2014) – “Discover more about haunted Ontario. Join Terry Boyle as he explores the shadowlands beyond the grave.”

Ghostly Tales: Poltergeists, Haunted Houses, and Messages from Beyond by Billy Roberts (Apr 8, 2014) – “Ghostly Tales is an eclectic mix of true stories collected over thirty years by a leading psychic medium. With poltergeists, murderers, and spine-tingling spirits, the stories reflect every human emotion and cover a broad spectrum of the supernatural and the unknown.”

Bigfoot: Exploring the Myth & Discovering the Truth by Tom Burnette and Rob Riggs (Mar 8, 2014) – “Over the past twenty years, two men from different parts of the United States have followed and developed a friendly connection with the mysterious ape-like creature known as Bigfoot. Now, with forty-plus years of combined field study, these experienced investigators present a detailed collection of personal stories, ethnographic research, and theories surrounding the Bigfoot legend.”

Haunted Rock & Roll: Ghostly Tales of Musical Legends by Matthew L. Swayne (Mar 8, 2014) – “From rock and roll’s pioneers to its contemporary rebels, explore how the greatest names live on after death—in unexpected and frightening ways. Combining two of America’s great passions, celebrities and the paranormal, Haunted Rock & Roll covers rock’s entire supernatural history.”

Fighting Malevolent Spirits: A Demonologist’s Darkest Encounters by Samantha E. Harris (Mar 8, 2014) – “Samantha E. Harris is a long-time demonologist and paranormal investigator. The stories collected here are her darkest, creepiest, and most terrifying cases.”

Ghosts and the Spirit World: The Cases of Hauntings and Visitations from the Earliest Records to the Present Day by Paul Roland (Mar 1, 2014) – “A fully illustrated journey into the world of the supernatural conducted by an author whose guidance will be invaluable to those who wish to uncover what lies beyond the grave.”

Ghost Tales from the Oldest City by Suzy Cain (March 1, 2014) – “America’s oldest city, St. Augustine, has its fair share of things that go bump in the night. With such a long and varied history, it’s no surprise that a few restless souls have stayed on long after their lives ended.”

Policing the Paranormal: The Haunting of Virginia’s State Capitol Complex by Paul Hope (Jan 28, 2014) – “The Commonwealth of Virginia has witnessed some of the most dramatic events of U.S. history and is known to be rich with haunted locations and paranormal activity. But what most people don’t know is just how paranormally active Virginia is, especially within the center of the Commonwealth’s most politically prestigious location, the Virginia State Capitol.”

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