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For more than five decades, Hans Holzer has been delving into disturbances from The Other Side. This Vienna-born researcher, the man they call “The Ghost Hunter,” has devoted much of his adult life to tracking those phantom ...

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Overview

 “Have you ever come home and wondered what might be lurking up the stairs, in the dark of the corridor where the lights don’t reach and the soft footfalls of the visitor disappear into the thick carpet?”
 
For more than five decades, Hans Holzer has been delving into disturbances from The Other Side. This Vienna-born researcher, the man they call “The Ghost Hunter,” has devoted much of his adult life to tracking those phantom presences that emerge from the shadows when least expected. Whether we call these spectral personages, “ghosts” or “spirits” or “left behinds,” they hover among us, defying easy explanation or dismissal.
 
No one in America has researched these ghostly beings more assiduously or skillfully than Holzer. Indeed, he has been lauded as the most published paranormal investigator of the past century. This collection contains some of his most famous and controversial cases. Houses of Horror takes us deep into history both known and obscure; we encounter accused traitor Aaron Burr and experience the postmortem rustlings of colonial spies. In New Hampshire, a nineteenth century admiral makes things go bump in the night; a girl ghost playfully leaves surprise gifts in an old Kentucky home; and in Illinois, a suicide moves restlessly from room to room.
 
Holzer’s explorations in the seemingly unexplainable have taken him far afield. He ventures down dark corridors in eerie New England mansions and sprawling Southern homes. His ghostly quarry surfaces in Minnesota, the rural Midwest heartland; even in Hollywood and on a moving Swiss train. Ever observant, patiently curious, Holzer jots down the cases and then moves on. This rich collection of hauntings can be read as an   extended glimpse into the life beyond life; the realm of the unknown.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760783849
  • Publisher: Fall River Press
  • Publication date: 2/19/2007
  • Pages: 368

Meet the Author

Hans Holzer, Ph.D., author, investigator, and parapsychologist, is known throughout the world as the Ghost Hunter. He is a leading authority on the paranormal, ranging from hauntings and ghosts to telepathy, clairvoyance, and other psychic experiences of the human mind. The author of more than 100 books, Holzer has written, produced, and appeared in numerous television documentaries

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2012

    This dude is one scary story teller

    I have a very large book of ghost stories by him and let me tell you I was scared out of my mind
    If you read any of his stories try not to be alone in the house

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  • Posted June 19, 2012

    It was okay

    It was okay. Some of the stories ended kinda stupid. One storie lead me to read more about Aaron Burr. It was okay.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2012

    Readin this book

    Any book from Hans Holtzer, I will be reading! I have a very thick, large book, on his stories and I only read it when not alone.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 28, 2012

    So far,so good...

    I haven't finished reading Houses of Horror, but so far so good. I have a few of Han Holzer's books and I've thoroughly enjoyed each of them. If you like ghost stories and Hans Holzer, I recommend this read.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2012

    It a great book

    I love reading horror

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