Welcome to the second jam-packed volume of Tales of the Weird by the internationally recognized expert of the supernatural - Tom Slemen. From teleportation secrets to a mysterious being that tried to entrap a girl in a nightmare world, you will hear of horrors and intrigues across the world which will send a tingle down your spine and give you nightmares.
If you are brave enough to attempt to try and contact the dead, this is the book for you. In this controversial work by Tom Slemen - the internationally recognized expert on all things paranormal - you will be shown how to use a ouija board, hold a séance, and you will even be told how you can build a chamber to contact the dearly departed.
This book - which put Liverpool on the paranormal map - is about ghosts - whatever they are. Every culture has believed in ghosts at one time or another: Buddha trained himself to overcome fear by sitting in a haunted cemetery. Spooky tales are not just a contemporary phenomenon - there are several ghosts mentioned in the Old Testament. In the course of a person's lifetime, the chances of encountering a ghost are surprisingly high.
Running parallel to the conventional history of Liverpool ... there is an unseen seam of supernatural stories that have been largely ignored by the strait-laced historians,' says Torn Slemen, who is, of course, fascinated by this other history and no subject matter is too strange or too terrifying to merit his scrutiny. While some stories may prove to be nothing more than urban myths, many turn out to be only too spine-chillingly true.
Welcome to Tom Slemen's Tales of the Weird, a journey into the chilling sphere of the supernatural where you will encounter, vampires, werewolves, and even the Devil himself.... Here are just some of the things you will hear about in Tales of the Weird: A centuries-old demonic royal rapist.... A happily-married woman who became possessed by three strange personalities - including that of a nymphomaniac.... The terrifying power of the Evil Eye, which could be upon you at this moment....
Haunted Liverpool 26 will challenge your most basic perceptions about the universe you live in, and undermine your assumptions about reality itself. Liverpool and the Northwest of England is teeming with ghosts, witches, fallen angels, timeslips, test-tube supermen, weird reptilian humanoids, and some of the weirdest and most nightmarish apparitions in the paranormal sphere.
There are the usual mundane books about regurgitated mysteries, and there are books such as Strange Mysteries which boldly delve into the more offbeat mysteries of history, as well as mysteries of crime, space, and time. Within this amazing collection of 65 mysteries you will read of the mysterious Zodiac Killer who terrorized the West Coast of the United States in the 1960s - who was he? Could a new scientific breakthrough finally unmask Zodiac?
"Mr Crain's mispronouncements are the best part."
Cult supernatural writer and investigator of the paranormal Tom Slemen brings you 25 strange and spooky stories about the creepy side of Christmas in The Angel of Twelfth Night. As the title suggests, those enigmatic but awe-inspiring beings known down the ages as "angels" are featured in this book, but you will also meet the fallen angel, Lucifer.
Welcome to the 24th volume in the legendary series of the Haunted Liverpool books. In this fascinating and chilling collection of over 40 spine-tingling stories, you will encounter real zombies, terrifying ghosts that physically inflict harm on the living, as well as an abomination known as Long-Legged Alice that is guaranteed to give you many sleepless nights.
The Red Fiend of Bold Street, The Black Elves of Bloody Acre, The Old Man in the Carpet, Strange Creatures from the Bootle Caverns, and the sinister legend of the Devil's Bridge in Mossley Hill where, it is alleged, John Lennon sold his soul in return for 20 years of global fame and undreamt-of fortune...just some of the tales in this phenomenal book by Liverpool's most popular writer - Tom Slemen. Beasts, Banshees, and Bogeymen is just further proof that Tom Slemen is the unrivalled master storyteller of the supernatural.
Strange Liverpool is Tom Slemen's fascinating book documenting the bizarre-but-true stories about his hometown that are not found in most local history books.
Ghosts, ghouls, witches, spectres, demons, the Grim Reaper, vampires, leprechauns, the Devil, as well as a host of other supernatural beings - along with the odd unsolved murder thrown in for good measure – all to be found within the pages of this unique first volume of Tom Slemen's work. Thirty-six stories that will haunt your mind and delight your dark side, all from the pen of one of England's greatest writers on the supernatural – Tom Slemen.
"The Best of Tom Slemen"
In The Twelve Ghosts of Christmas, you will even be chilled by the stories in the introduction to the book, never mind the devilish dozen true tales about eerie time slips, gory premonitions, heart-stopping exorcisms, heartbreaking tales of lost love, graveyard tricksters, and sinister old hags. Listen to a story about the devil that tempted a bishop with pleasures of the flesh in "The Missing Room" and of the titanic, ominous force that turned a 3,000-ton ship upside down and sent its crew of 75 into limbo, never to be seen again.
Tales of the Talking Picture is a fabulous science-fiction fantasy novel about a boy who comes into possession of an old oval portrait of a woman named Rhiannon Tanglewyst, who happens to be a witch who has been trapped within the picture for centuries. Rhiannon tells Matthew and his troublesome girlfriend, a Goth named Christina, fantastical tales from the future and the past....
Thirty-one strange, but true tales to make your flesh creep, to intrigue you, and to give you sleepless nights - all from the pen of Tom Slemen, one of England's top writers and researchers of all things supernatural. Amongst the 31 tales, you will hear about the bizarre, but terrifying creature who terrorised people in Victorian times in Liverpool's Pellew Street. What was he? Man, beast, or some freak of nature hybrid?
In this groundbreaking investigation into the unsolved Whitechapel Murders case of 1888, Tom Slemen uncovers a shocking possibility - that the Jack the Ripper murders were executed by a military-trained assassin hired by the British Intelligence Service.
"Farfetched and without evidence"
Over 45 spine-chilling and thought-provoking tales from one of the greatest writers in the realm of the supernatural - Tom Slemen.
This is Part One of a new series of books about the loves and lives of the Cats of Salisbury Road, written by the best-selling writer Tom Slemen. If you have a cat you will especially love these comical tales!
With romance and Valentine's Day as a backdrop, hear these dozen tales about ghosts, witches and a variety of weird entities, as well as unearthly and often cruel twists of fate in times and places that range from Liverpool, to London, from 1960s San Francisco and the heart of England's countryside in modern times as well as the Victorian era.
Grab your coat and let Mr. Tom Slemen - Liverpool's legendary ghost hunter - take you on the town to embark on a haunted pub crawl of the gutter drinking dens and high-brow establishments....