How to be a Ghost Hunter

How to be a Ghost Hunter

by Richard Southall, R. H. Southall


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So you want to investigate a haunting? This book is full of practical advice used in the author's own ghost hunting practice. Find out whether you're dealing with a ghost, spirit, or an entity...and discover the one time when you should stop what you're doing and call in an exorcist. Learn the four-phase procedure for conducting an effective investigation, how to capture paranormal phenomena on film, record disembodied sounds and voices on tape, assemble an affordable ghost-hunting kit, and form your own paranormal group.

For anyone with time and little money to spend on equipment, this book will help you maintain a healthy sense of skepticism and thoroughness while you search for authentic evidence of the paranormal.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738703121
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 04/01/2003
Series: How To Series , #2
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 981,497
Product dimensions: 5.19(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Richard Southall is the author of How to Be a Ghost Hunter (2003),Haunted Route 66 (2013)and Haunted Plantations of the South (2015). He has also written articles for a number of periodicals, including Fate Magazine . To reflect his interest in writing about the unknown, Richard is a current member of the Horror Writers' Association, and he is a Bram Stoker Award nominee.

In addition, he has been a featured guest on several national and international radio shows including The X-Zone Radio Show with Rob McConnel, Shadows of the Paranormal, Edge of the Unknown, and Spirited History with Leanne and Angela.

Richard lives in northern West Virginia with his wife, daughter, and Australian Shepherd, and he has worked for over twelve years as a substance abuse therapist. In addition to being a member of the West Virginia Writers and Horror Writers Association, he is actively involved in his community and is a current member of the Freemasons and Scottish Rite.

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How to Be a Ghost Hunter 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is an awesome book - it provides easy-to-read information on everything you need to be a ghost hunter. It includes: Definitions of the different types of ghosts spirits and entities, Multiple investigation forms, step by step instructions on investigating a haunted area, suggestions (and pricing) for putting together your ghost hunting kit, Forming or joining a paranormal group, Information on ghost photography ... and lots more!! I have found this ENTIRE guide extremely helpful for me - I think you will too. But I have to say the part I very much found helpful was the investigation forms - it includes something like five different ones! I definatly think this is the best guide to ghost hunting I have ever read. Very practical.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It Is A Realy Great Book! And It Is Easy To read And Has Great Tips For Ghost Hunting! :-)
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book. I like how the author talked in laymans terms and made it a nice easy read. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to start ghost hunting!