Cryptozoology books

cryptozoology books

PARAVIEW PRESS is one of the premier cryptozoology book publishers in the world. (definition of "cryptozoology")
 
Our current cryptozoology book list features the titles below—with more to come!

Our first three titles are by Loren Coleman, an acknowledged expert in the field of cryptozoology and fortean phenomena investigations…
The 1983 cryptozoology classic, Mysterious America Mysterious America: The Revised EditionPoint here for more book info Order Now
Loren Coleman's highly-praised, 1983 cryptozoology classic, Mysterious America, has been thoroughly updated for this revised edition. This new edition contains an invaluable, never-before-published index; two completely new chapters, "Giant Catfish" and "Minnesota Iceman"; a new list, "The American Lion," with 141 entries; and several extensively rewritten chapters.
The Mothman, a huge, red-eyed creature Mothman and Other Curious EncountersPoint here for more book info Order Now
On November 15, 1966, this huge, red-eyed creature with wings appeared over Point Pleasant, West Virginia. But contrary to popular belief, Mothman is not unique. Here for the first time, cryptozoologist Loren Coleman looks at the precursors of Mothman, then brings the story up to date, detailing the sightings of the spawn of Mothman, some as recent as November 2001.
   
Bigfoot! The True Story of Apes in AmericaPoint here for more book info Order Now
Bigfoot has been a legendary figure in American folklore for almost a century. A name that is used to describe almost any large, hairy biped in North America ever since it was first introduced into common terminology, Bigfoot has always been a source of curiosity for scientists. Is Bigfoot some sort of ape? How does it survive? How does it reproduce? Does Bigfoot even exist?

Our next title is by Texas journalist and fortean investigator Rob Riggs
The cryptozoology wonders of East Texas and Southwest Louisiana: ghost lights, phantom Indians, wild-men and fireballs In The Big Thicket: On The Trail of the Wild ManPoint here for more book info Order Now
In the Big thicket, the unknown makes profound intrusions into what we call "reality." There are cryptozoological wonders in this region of East Texas and in Southwestern Louisiana—"ghost lights," phantom Indians, howling ape-like "wild men," and fireballs that streak through the nighttime skies —that defy both our common sense notions of space-time and all attempts at scientific explanation.

Karl P.N. Shuker, Ph.D., is a zoologist and an expert in cryptozoology, animal mythology, and wildlife anomalies. The author of ten books on mysterious phenomena, his writing has also appeared in Fate, Strange Magazine, and Fortean Times.
cryptozoology sea serpent and other hidden animals explored in this book The Beasts that Hide from ManPoint here for more book info Order Now
Shuker has collected evidence of mysterious, somewhat mythical creatures and provides entertaining, solidly researched tales about extraordinary animals such as the dobhar-chú, Ireland’s murderous master otter; Mongolia’s death worm, which reportedly electrocutes its victims; sea serpents from around the world; hairy reptiles, furry fish, living unicorns, and more. Shuker also provides a supplement to Bernard Heuvelmans’s checklist of cryptozoological animals.

J.P. O’Neill spent her formative years in the past playground of the New England sea serpent, Swampscott, Massachusetts, and has never stopped hoping to catch a glimpse of “His Snakeship.”
The Great New England Sea Serpent: An Account of Unknown Creatures Sighted by Many Respectable Persons Between 1638 and the Present DayPoint here for more book info Order Now
Is it a strange mammal related to the seals, a descendant of a prehistoric reptile, or a new, unidentified animal? Whatever it is, or was, the witnesses call it a sea serpent, and it has left a trail of clues and controversy going back three centuries. O’Neill draws on the historical record as well as previously unpublished first-hand accounts to chronicle more than 230 sightings of the mysterious marine creatures inhabiting the Gulf of Maine.

Nick Redfern is the author of the bestselling books A Covert Agenda: The British Government's UFO Top Secrets Exposed, The FBI Files: The FBI's UFO Top Secrets Exposed, and Cosmic Crashes: The Incredible Story of The UFOs That Fell to Earth.
Three Men Seeking Monsters Point here for more book info Order Now
On an odyssey of oddities that would take them all to the very limits of their imagination (and inebriation), bestselling author Nick Redfern teamed up with professional monster-hunters Jonathan Downes and Richard Freeman. For six weeks in the summer of 2001, the intrepid-yet-hard-partying trio rampaged across the remote wilds of Great Britain in hot pursuit of werewolves, lake monsters, giant cats, ghostly devil dogs, and ape-men.
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*. What does the word “cryptozoology” mean? 

It’s the study of the reports of so-called legendary animals--such as Bigfoot, Sasquatch, and the Loch Ness monster--as recounted by native observers and other eyewitnesses with the express purpose of evaluating the possibility of their existence. A cryptozoologist is one who devotes himself or herself to this task, which science tends to frown upon by the way, even though this was, in fact, the original methodology used by zoologists.

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