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Barbara Parks

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Barbara Parks is a microbiologist and podiatrist; working in her own private practice for the last twenty years. Her paranormal experiences have often been at odds with her scientific background and it has been a circuitous journey towards the acceptance of her abilities.

Barbara's clairvoyance showed itself early in life and constitutes some of her earliest memories. She recalls countless faces which would gather at her bedside, a nightly ritual she found to be a comforting aspect of her day to day life. As time went on however, the ghostly manifestations became progressively more sinister. Innocent acceptance soon gave way to unadulterated fear.

In the Presence of Spirits documents Barbara's journey toward the embracing of her clairvoyance...more

After two and a half years of writing, re-writing, editing and tweaking,I’mdelighted to announce that my first book has finally been released! September 8th marked the official release date, so for those in the US, you should nowbe able to get your hands on a copy from your local bookstore…if they don’t have it, ask them to order it in! And for the rest of us in other parts of the world, we’ll...

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"I tried, man, I really tried to get through this fucking thing. Got about 3/4 and my friend asked what it was about. I told her, and she said, "That sounds really good." So I slammed it closed and said "Take it.""
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Patricia Puddle Hi Barbara, nice to meet you.

Barbara Nice to meet you too Patricia!

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Leila Summers loving your book!!!

Barbara Leila wrote: "loving your book!!!"

You've just given me goosebumps...I'm so glad you're enjoying it Leila!

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