Real Vampires, Night Stalkers and Creatures from the Darkside

By Brad Steiger

A chilling chronicle of the customarily neglected historical past of vampirism because it has surfaced again and again in information articles, historic bills, and primary individual interviews, this stunning account of occultist rituals and the inhuman forces that impression them shines a mild at the scary fact. Revealing that actual vampires aren't immortal, should not have fangs or sleep in coffins, and feature no worry of sun or crucifixes, the exam dispels many myths but in addition confirms the reality at the back of numerous features of genuine vampires, corresponding to the insatiable thirst for blood and the dream of an everlasting soul. entire with 30 spinetingling stories of the hideous wraiths and creatures that lurk in shadow, this attention-grabbing assortment contains the tales of the Mexican prostitute who mesmerized a complete village, convincing them she was once an Incan goddess who required human sacrifice for her magic; the 3 children who left a path around the South as they carried out blooddrinking rituals with animals; and the mysterious girl in Black who attracts psychic power from males who dare procedure her as she wanders via urban streets and parks.

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A Magic Still Dwells: Comparative Religion in the Postmodern Age

The first thorough overview of the sector of comparative faith in 40 years, this groundbreaking quantity surmounts the doubtless intractable department among postmodern students who reject the comparative activity and people who confirm it. The individuals reveal broader imaginative and prescient of faith, related to diversified scales of comparability for various reasons, is either justifiable and necessary.

A Magic nonetheless Dwells brings jointly prime historians of religions from a variety of backgrounds and vantage issues, and attracts from traditions as various as Indo-European mythology, old Greek faith, Judaism, Buddhism, Ndembu ritual, and the spectrum of religions practiced in the United States. The members take heavily the postmodern critique, clarify its impression on their paintings, uphold or reject numerous premises, and in different instances display new comparative methods. jointly, the essays characterize a state of the art overview of present matters within the comparative learn of religion.

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The Queen of Bedlam (Matthew Corbett Book 2)

His epic masterwork Speaks the Nightbird, a journey de strength of witch hunt terror in a colonial city, used to be hailed through Sandra Brown as "deeply satisfying...told with matchless perception into the human soul." Now, Robert McCammon brings the hero of that spellbinding novel, Matthew Corbett, to eighteenth-century big apple, the place a killer wields a bloody and terrifying energy over a bustling urban carving out its id -- and over Matthew's personal doubtful future.

The unsolved homicide of a revered health care provider has despatched ripples of worry all through a urban teeming with existence, noise, and trade. Who snuffed out the nice man's existence with the minimize of a blade on a nighttime road? The neighborhood printmaster has categorized the fiend "the Masker," including gasoline to a risky mystery...while younger legislations clerk Matthew Corbett has different obsessions in brain. Earnest and hardworking, Matthew spends his worthy spare time trying to vindicate the abuses he witnessed starting to be up within the Sainted John domestic for Boys, by the hands of its mammoth headmaster. yet Matthew's actual calling lies now not in avenging the previous yet salvaging the long run -- for while the Masker claims a brand new sufferer, Matthew Saulis lured right into a maze of forensic clues and heart-pounding research that would either try his traditional penchant for detection and inflame his starvation for justice.

within the strangest twist of all, the main to unmasking the Masker may well wait for in an asylum the place the Queen of Bedlam reigns -- and just a guy of Matthew's cause and empathy can release her secrets and techniques. From the seaport to Wall road, from society mansions to gutters glimmering with blood spilled via a deviant, Matthew's quest will tauntingly demonstrate the solutions he seeks -- and the chilling truths he can't break out.

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The Other (New York Review Books Classics)

By Thomas Tryon

Holland and Niles Perry are exact thirteen-year-old twins. they're shut, shut sufficient, virtually, to learn every one other’s techniques, yet they couldn’t be extra diverse. Holland is daring and mischievous, a foul effect, whereas Niles is style and wanting to please, one of these boy who makes mom and dad proud. The Perrys dwell within the bucolic New England city their kin settled centuries in the past, and because it occurs, the prolonged extended family has accrued at its ancestral farm this summer time to mourn the demise of the twins’ father in a so much unlucky coincidence. Mrs. Perry nonetheless hasn’t recovered from the surprise of her husband’s ugly finish and remains sequestered in her room, leaving her sons to roam loose. because the summer season is going on, notwithstanding, and Holland’s pranks turn into more and more sinister, Niles unearths he can now not make excuses for his brother’s activities.

Thomas Tryon’s best-selling novel a couple of homegrown monster is an eerie exam of the darkness that dwells inside each person. it's a landmark of mental horror that could be a necessary descendent of the books of James Hogg, Robert Louis Stevenson, Shirley Jackson, and Patricia Highsmith.

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The Ghost in the Coal Cellar: True Case Files from a Lone Investigator

By Andrea Mesich

A younger family's rocking chair strikes on its own, swaying from side to side below the strength of a ghostly presence. An deserted schoolhouse, the positioning of an important fireplace, teems with stressed spirits. Deep in a countrywide woodland, phantom lighting fixtures chase the terrified occupants of a motor vehicle. those chilling stories and extra look forward to you inside of those pages.

The Ghost within the Coal Cellar offers the spooky info of Andrea Mesich's so much severe investigations―from begin to finish―at 4 mythical haunted destinations in Wisconsin and Michigan's higher Peninsula. discover the background of every ghostly story, what to anticipate from an research, what apparatus is used, and lots more and plenty extra. notice how Andrea first grew to become an investigator and every little thing she's realized concerning the world's paranormal mysteries. start your individual ghost-hunting trip with this e-book as your guide...if you dare.

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Alan Oken's Complete Guide to Astrology

By Alan Oken

"Our activity is to lovingly and consciously cooperate with the forces at paintings in this globe at this time.  Astrology offers the way to hyperlink the person with a unsleeping attunement to the planetary forces which are a part of and impact the whole."

More than fifteen years in the past, Alan Oken pioneered the advance of recent Age astrology with the book of 3 books accumulated during this finished edition.  Now, newly up to date, Alan Oken's entire Astrology charts the cosmological pathway to larger own achievement and religious attunement via a deeper, extra intuitive knowing of our personal power--and the age we are living in.

Featuring state of the art astrological charts and diagrams, line drawings, charts of latest celebrities, an exhaustive bibliography and masses extra, this re-creation of the vintage trilogy is likely one of the so much available and informative courses to the heavens ever written.  For newbies and specialists alike, Alan Oken's entire Astrology is your key to figuring out the legislation of the hot planetary age.

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Initiation in the Aeon of the Child: The Inward Journey

By J. Daniel Gunther

This book's fundamental concentration is an realizing of the switch to the formulation of Initiation caused by means of the appearance of the recent Aeon--the Aeon of the Child--in 1904. It attracts deeply from Jungian psychology, international mythology and faith, the lessons of Aleister Crowley, and the doctrines of the secret traditions. It explains how the revelations special to this level of human evolution influence the paintings of the person aspirant. a lot of what's written this is printed for the 1st time, with each try to accomplish that in transparent and particular language.

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Uriel's Machine: Reconstructing the Disaster Behind Human History

By Christopher Knight, Robert Lomas

* what's the general view of heritage is totally improper? * What if technology and writing constructed from a sophisticated prehistoric civilisation within the British Isles? * what's written proof within the useless Sea Scrolls documents megalithic historical past and offers the plans for a laptop which may rebuild civilisation following a world disaster? * And what if Jesus and his brother James have been practitioners of megalithic astronomy? In URIEL'S desktop Knight & Lomas supply strong new proof that our planet was once hit via seven mountain-sized lumps of comet, making a sequence of huge waves that ripped around the globe. placing jointly the most recent findings of top geologists with their very own sensational new archaeological discoveries, they convey how a civilisation emerged and was once in a position to construct a global community of subtle astronomical observatories which supplied actual calendars, may degree the diameter of the planet and competently expect comet influence years upfront. The revelation that this can be the genuine function of the nice megalithic websites in Western Europe, equipped lengthy ahead of the Egyptian pyramids.

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A Dark Muse: A History of the Occult

By Gary Lachman

The occult was once an important impression at the Renaissance, and it obsessed the preferred thinkers of the day. yet with the Age of cause, occultism used to be sidelined; purely charlatans stumbled on any use for it. Occult principles didn't disappear, in spite of the fact that, yet quite went underground. It constructed right into a fruitful resource of proposal for plenty of vital artists. Works of brilliance, occasionally even of genius, have been produced below its impact. In a dismal Muse, Lachman discusses the Enlightenment obsession with occult politics, the Romantic explosion, the futuristic occultism of the fin de siècle, and the deep occult roots of the modernist move. a few of the writers and thinkers featured during this hidden heritage of western notion and sensibility are Emanuel Swedenborg, Charles Baudelaire, J. okay. Huysmans, August Strindberg, William Blake, Goethe, Madame Blavatsky, H. G. Wells, Edgar Allan Poe, and Malcolm Lowry.

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