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Alan Toner

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in Birkenhead, The United Kingdom




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My name is Alan Toner and I am a successful writer of ghost and paranormal stories, both fact and fiction. I have published volumes 1-4 of my True Ghost Stories Kindle books on Amazon. I have also published two volumes of my short story collection, HORROR STORIES, there. In addition to writing Kindle books, I have also published many articles on the site, where I have attained Expert Author status, and have had some of my short stories published in various magazines and books.

In addition to writing, I also run the hugely popular True Ghost Stories site at In 2008, my site attracted the attention of the popular paranormal TV show, Most Haunted, which led to my appearing on the programme talking a

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Average rating: 3.52 · 107 ratings · 15 reviews · 33 distinct works · Similar authors
100 True Ghost Stories

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50 True Ghost Stories

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Celebrity Hauntings

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Hammer Horror Remembered

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True Ghost Stories

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Haunted Objects

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Horror Stories

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True Witchcraft

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I’ve been a big fan of Stephen King ever since the mid-seventies, when he published his first novel, Carrie, about a young girl with incredible telekinetic powers. King has, of course, since gone on to write many more chilling novels. Here are my own top 5 Stephen King books:

1. Salem’s Lot – Without a doubt, my all time favourite Stephen King book. This spine chilling classic – King’s second bo...

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Extract From My Horror Stories 2 Short Story Collection (Horror)
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Description: This is an extract from my short story STAKED, which is featured in my HORROR STORIES 2 collection.
True Ghost Stories Kindle Book Extract (Nonfiction)
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"I can't believe it took me so long to read this since I love vampire books. I really enjoyed it. I love the diary style story. I can see why it was so popular. And of course, it was nice to have a truly evil vamp for a change."
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“If I couldn't be a fiction writer, I would be a roller coaster designer for theme parks”
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For fans of British horror author James Herbert.
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Do you like your horror on the aged side? This group is for readers who love older/classic horror stories and books. Generally, horror published befor ...more
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With the publication of my new Kindle book on the history of UK TV talent shows, IT'S A YES FROM ME, I thought I would start a group on this aspect of ...more
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Alan Toner I have just published a new Kindle book called IT'S A YES FROM ME: A HISTORY OF UK TALENT SHOWS, and you can download it from Amazon here:

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Alan Toner Guys, just to let you know that I have just published a new Kindle book on Amazon. It's called THE EU - A QUICK GUIDE, and you can get it from Amazon here:

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Alan Toner Guys, I am offering my Kindle book True Witchcraft as a FREE download for a limited period. To download your copy now, go to:

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Alan Toner Loving Vincent Price's biography, written by his daughter. I would highly recommend it to anybody who loves Vincent Price.

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Alan Toner I would love to hear from anybody who likes to review Kindle horror and paranormal books. I have published quite a few now on Amazon. Here is my website for more details:

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Alan Toner I am really excited that The British Fantasy Society have just reviewed my Kindle book, HORROR STORIES. Here is the link to that review:

message 1: by Alan

Alan Toner My debut Kindle book, True Ghost Stories, is doing really well on Amazon. I am writing True Ghost Stories 2, which will be published soon on Amazon. Stay tuned.

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