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Mysterious America:
The Ultimate Guide to the Nation's Weirdest Wonders, Strangest Spots, and Creepiest Creatures

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Bestselling author and noted cryptozoologist Loren Coleman set out on the ultimate mission: to uncover the fun and intriguing phenomena that exist right here in the United States. In Mysterious America, a fun and compulsively readable guidebook to America's most popular local legends, he prepares readers for their own adventure -- where to find the unbelievable spectacles on their journey.
 
Celebrity Secrets
Government Files on the Rich and Famous

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Nick Redfern's new book Celebrity Secrets: Government Files on the Rich and Famous has been getting great reviews: the Washington Post, Washington Times, New York Post, Publisher's Weekly and numerous other media outlets have given the book some very welcome publicity. In addition, Nick has been kept busy with countless radio shows and interviews. As a result of the excellent reception that the book has received, Nick has set up a Celebrity Secrets blog -  - that will act as an outlet to alert people to forthcoming publicity on the book, reviews, interviews, breaking news and more.
 
Entangled Minds
Extrasensory Experiences in a Quantum Reality

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IS EVERYTHING CONNECTED?
Can we sense what's happening to loved ones thousands of miles away? Why are we sometimes certain of a caller's identity the instant the phone rings? Do intuitive hunches contain information about future events? Is it possible to perceive without the use of the ordinary senses?
 
Hunt for the Skinwalker
Science Confronts the Unexplained at a Remote Ranch in Utah

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For more than fifty years, the bizarre events at a remote Utah ranch have ranged from the perplexing to the wholly terrifying. Vanishing and mutilated cattle. Unidentified Flying Objects. The appearance of huge, otherworldly creatures. Invisible objects emitting magnetic fields with the power to spark a cattle stampede. Flying orbs of light with dazzling maneuverability and lethal consequences. For one family, life on the Skinwalker Ranch had become a life under siege by an unknown enemy or enemies. Nothing else could explain the horrors that surrounded them -- perhaps science could.
 
The Encyclopedia of Magickal Ingredients
A Wiccan Guide to Spellcasting

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Bringing the art and magick of casting spells to the masses, Lexa Rosean is the new face of Wicca. In The Encyclopedia of Magickal Ingredients she provides beginner and experienced practitioners of spellcasting with a quick, easy, and accurate guide to the magickal powers and properties of herbs, spices, flowers, vegetables, fruits, metals, and colors -- more than 500 ingredients in all.
 
Hair of the Alien
DNA and Other Forensic Evidence of Alien Abduction

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Twenty-eight-year-old Peter Khoury was awoken by what appeared to be two females both striking and unearthlykneeling on his bed. What transpired between them was a physical assault as terrifying and disorienting, as it was unnatural. Then, as quickly as they had arrived, they vanished. Khoury had become one of a legion of alien abductees with inexplicable experiences, but this particular incident stood apart from all the others. This time, there was evidencetwo strands of white-blonde hair from one of the females.
 
Body Snatchers in the Desert:
The Horrible Truth at the Heart of the Roswell Story

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Body Snatchers in the Desert exposes the darkest secret of the US Governmentthat a post-WW2 program used the deformed and crippled bodies of adults and children in biological and nuclear experiments. One test went awry and led to the rumors and cover-up of what has become known as the Roswell incident.
 
Breaking The Time Barrier:
The Race to Build the First Time Machine

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Once widely considered an impossibility--the stuff of science fiction novels--time travel may finally be achieved in the twenty-first century. In Breaking the Time Barrier, best-selling author Jenny Randles reveals the nature of recent, breakthrough experiments that are turning this fantasy into reality.
 
Project Beta
The Story of Paul Bennewitz, National Security, and the Creation of a Modern UFO Myth

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Project Beta by fringe historian Greg Bishop is the horrifying true story of a government-authorized campaign of disinformation that defined an era of alien paranoia and destroyed one man's life. "This is both a true story and a little known but extremely important event in the social history of the fringe movements that swept America during the 1990s." -- Paul Davids, executive producer for Showtime's Roswell
 
Psychic Living
A Complete Guide to Enhancing Your Life

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You possess the inner power to improve every aspect of your life. With her engaging blend of irreverent wit and inspiring wisdom, Stacey Wolf demonstrates how to access the transformative energies of the universe to use in your everyday life. Let her show you how easy it is to tap into the innate psychic energy all of us are born with but few know how to use. "One of the best psychic primers ever written." -- James Van Praagh
 
Brain Trust:
The Hidden Connection Between Mad Cow and Misdiagnosed Alzheimer's Disease

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This exposé by biochemist Colm Kelleher, Ph.D., reveals how Mad Cow Disease has jumped species, now infecting humans, and may be hidden in the enormous increase in the number of Alzheimer's cases since 1979. The Emmy Award-winning journalist George Knapp said, Anyone who thinks the meat on their plate is safe is living in a fantasy world. When the public sees this book, there will be hell to pay.
 
The Copycat Effect:
How the Media and Popular Culture Trigger the Mayhem in Tomorrow's Headlines

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A disturbed student shoots up his classroom -- and a wave of murder sweeps through our schools. A young child is taken from her home -- and child abductions are reported on an almost daily basis. This is the Copycat Effect -- the phenomenon through which violent events spawn violence of the same type. Author Loren Coleman has uncovered a tragic flaw of the information age -- a flaw that must be corrected before the next ripples of violence spread.
 
Gods and Goddesses in Love

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The ancient Greeks created the gods and goddesses to represent various personalities of human nature. Agapi Stassinopoulos tells the stories of the primary goddesses and gods, and how their myths can provide insight into your own romantic relationships. Stassinopoulos helps men and women gain value as they claim the power of the archetypes in themselves so they can enjoy deeper and more meaningful relationships. -- Deepak Chopra
 
After the Martian Apocalypse
Extraterrestrial Artifacts and the Case for Mars Exploration

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Mac Tonnies details the latest Mars discoveries and their paradigm-toppling implications, offering strong new evidence that points to an extinct civilization on the Red Planet -- and explaining how our own survival may depend on confronting its
strange and ancient truths. "A stunning survey of the latest evidence for intelligent life on Mars." -- Herbie Brennan, author of Martian Genesis and The Atlantis Enigma
 
Watermark
The Disaster That Changed the World and Humanity 12,000 Years Ago

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Twelve thousand years ago, the human race barely escaped annihilation when a piece of exploded star passed through our solar system, unleashing an apocalypse. The resulting aftershock shaped humanity for thousands of years, and continues to haunt us to this day. This is not fiction. This is history.
 
Unleashed
Of Poltergeists and Murder: The Curious Story of Tina Resch

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One scientist's account of the poltergeist case that made headlines across the country -- and the riveting examination of a child's mysterious murder. William Roll and Valerie Storey have created a compelling and perplexing real-life paranormal thriller. Unleashed should come with a warning label: MAY FOREVER CHANGE YOUR WORLDVIEW. -- Larry Dossey, MD, author of Healing Words
 
The Seventh Sense:
The Secrets of Remote Viewing as Told by a Psychic Spy for the U.S. Military

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For decades, the U.S. government secretly trained a select corps of military personnel in the art of remote viewing to gather intelligence from around the world. Lyn Buchanan was one of these psychic spies -- and their trainer -- during the Iran hostage crisis, the Chernobyl disaster, and the Gulf War. The Seventh Sense also includes exercises to help readers develop their psychic abilities and a foreword by Jim Marrs.
 
Bigfoot!
The True Story of Apes in America

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Loren Coleman, America's premier cryptozoologist, tackles America's most popular monster, Bigfoot. Coleman sorts out the recent Bigfoot is dead claims and challenges Bigfoot hunters on the unstated taboo against discussing Bigfoot and sex.
Loren Coleman is to Bigfoot what Captain Ahab is to Moby-Dick, doggedly on the trail of the elusive legendary apemen. . . . impressively researched.    -- Charles Rammelkamp, Mysteries Magazine.
 
Strange Secrets:
Real Government Files on the Unknown

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Nick Redfern and Andy Roberts delve into the real X-files in Strange Secrets. They take a look at the CIA's secret file on Noah's Ark, the British military's documents on the Loch Ness Monster and sea serpents, the U.S. Department of Defense files on the telepathic power of animals, the Canadian government documents on real-life flying saucers, and more.
 
The Phaselock Code
Through Time, Death and Reality, the Metaphysical Adventures of the Man Who Fell Off Everest

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For Professor Roger Hart, life truly began after he almost lost his -- in a horrific fall off the slopes of Mount Everest that he miraculously survived. This near-death experience sparked a desire in him to devote his studies to the very nature of human consciousness, in order to unlock the code of reality that binds our world.
 
Men in Black Dresses
A Quest for the Future Among Wisdom-Makers of the Middle East

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If we pause long enough, we can hear, above the din of our planet's rapid globalization and technological advancement, the quiet voices of spiritual leaders from ancient faiths. Middle East historian Yvonne Seng asks, what can these modern Desert Fathers with their long history of survival advise us on the future of our planet? Her intellectual quest rapidly becomes a personal journey that turns her Western training and perceptions on their head.
 

Experiencing the Next World Now

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If there is a next world, it must be nearby -- and the path leads through the gateways of our own minds. Philosopher Michael Grosso shows us how to open these passages -- or at least peek through a keyhole -- and glimpse what may lie beyond. I can't think of anyone who can handle this challenging and all-important material any better. -- John Cleese
 
Three Men Seeking Monsters

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They sought out the strange. They investigated the inexplicable. They had one hell of a hangover. On an odyssey of oddities that would take them to the limits of their imagination (and inebriation), bestselling author Nick Redfern teamed up with professional monster-hunters Jonathan Downes and Richard Freeman. Their adventures led them deep into ancient forests, into the dark corridors of a mansion hiding a wild man, and to the shores of the legendary Loch Ness -- along the way encountering witches, government agents, and eyewitnesses.
 
Transcendent Sex
When Lovemaking Opens The Veil

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What could be better than sex? Transcendent Sex by Jenny Wade, Ph.D., is not about the "Tantric method." It is about the best-kept secret in human history: that ordinary people can find themselves in different spiritual realms when making love -- an experience so profound that nothing will ever be the same. Transcendent Sex is a glimpse into the nature of your immortal divine being. Read, enjoy and be liberated. -- Deepak Chopra
  
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Penny's Gift

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Penny Chaney was a living miracle. The victim of a lethally sudden virus, no medicine could help her, and no doctor could bring her back. Then, in the realm between this world and the next, she was given a choice: enter the hereafter, or return to her life with the extraordinary ability to heal others -- but at a great personal price. Penny chose life in this novel by Edna Ventre-Auerfeld.
 
Angel Café

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Jill Morrow's first novel is an otherworldly thriller. South Baltimore's Angel Café is a trendy eatery where patrons can enjoy tea, coffee, and the psychic readings of clairvoyant Tia Melody. The main attraction of the restaurant, Tia claims to channel a guide named Valentine, but Tia is no simple fortune-teller, and Valentine is no benevolent spirit. Valentine's true power may be almost limitless -- and he doesn't want to tell the future anymore...
 
The Open Channel

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Attorney Katerina Piretti and her husband, Stephen Carmichael, own South Baltimore's trendy Angel Café. Having battled with the dark side in the past, they want nothing more now than to lead ordinary lives by simply raising their two daughters and pursuing their lucrative careers. Unfortunately, ordinary doesn't seem to be an option...
  
 
 

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