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Messages: Signs, Visits, and Premonitions from Loved Ones Lost on 9/11

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“Through moving stories, insights, and incredible spirit messages, she takes you on a journey of love, in which your soul will forever be transformed.”
—James Van Praagh, spiritual medium and author of Unfinished Business

As told by Bonnie McEneaney, the wife of a 9/11 victim, Messages is a collection of inspiring true stories about the spiritual experiences of those who los
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published June 8th 2010 by William Morrow (first published January 1st 2010)
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It occurred to me to look for a book on this subject - 9/11 and paranormal - because recently, during the 10th anniversary of the tragedy, I was watching a documentary where the widow of one of the victims of the World Trade Centre said he knew his wife was gone because he felt her soul going right through his body. I do have an interest in these subjects, even though my interest stems mainly from own difficulty in believing, fully. My friends, those who know me well, and that have an unwavering ...more
Roberta Grimes
Feb 19, 2015 Roberta Grimes rated it it was amazing
Bonnie McEneaney lost her husband in the World Trade Center Towers on 9/11. Soon thereafter she began to receive signs from him, as did many widows and other survivors. McEneaney eventually collected these accounts into a book that also includes premonitions and messages received in other ways. This is a beautiful and moving account of a group of people who left their homes one morning not expecting that they were about to die, and then were desperate to assure their families that they were stil ...more
Jan 22, 2015 Tannie rated it liked it
Not my favorite... and the fact is that I can't even pinpoint why I didn't love it. I liked a lot of things about it, but it just didn't resonate with me. I thought it was written poorly, but it had some great stories. I didn't like the emphasis on psychics and mediums (I guess that's part of the reason I didn't like it).
Dec 23, 2010 Katya rated it really liked it
"The author received messages from her husband before and after he died in the WTC on 9/11. This a collection of stories from wives and loved ones who connected with their lost family members. No one should be surprised by any of this. Love reaches everywhere-that is the message."
Jul 10, 2010 Suzan rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
The author's husband worked at the World Trade Center and lost his life on 9/11. After his death she felt his presence reassuring her that he was okay and was watching over her and their family. Other people he knew saw his spirit and came away with the same message, "I'm okay." She wondered if other people who had lost loved ones on 9/11 were having similar experiences. She was astounded by the number of people who were, and records their experiences in this book as well as her own. What I real ...more
Dennis McMahon
Oct 24, 2010 Dennis McMahon rated it it was amazing
Miraculous Stories, Wonderfully Told

As someone who became inspired to pursue "9/11 Truth" after spontaneously connecting with a group of 9/11 spirits while working near Ground Zero in 2008, I was hopeful that the encounters reported in "Messages" would touch on the fact that that there is much more to 9/11 than what the government and mainstream media is telling us. The only instance in "Messages" that arguably comes close to making that point is when Deena Burnett discusses her husband Tom's 9/
Sep 20, 2014 Shannon rated it really liked it
I picked this up after watching this year's 9/11 coverage, thinking how sadly, I had never given too much thought to the lives of the families affected by this tragedy, and that I wanted to know more about what they went through.

Before reading this book, I was ambivalent on the possibility of an afterlife. But after reading this, I find that it's hard NOT to believe in it. A very heartwarming and sad (yet uplifting) book.
Julie Arkush
Aug 30, 2011 Julie Arkush rated it really liked it
With the 10th anniversary of September 11 approaching, this book is a fascinating quick read, giving you an insight to what the survivors of 9/11 victims have experienced since the tragedy and the premonitions some had before it occurred. I think that it would have been equally interesting if the book had gone a step further to discuss the experiences of those who were supposed to be there that day, but weren't. Everyone living in New York at the time seems to know at least one person who was ei ...more
Jan 15, 2011 Barb rated it it was amazing
I loved this book because the thought of people being able to foresee their death or somehow experience the presence of a loved one who has passed is so remarkable. The author, a wife of a 911 victim, went out of her way to show that she and those she interviewed were not normally believers in the supernatural, but the evidence was so overwhelming for them. Just recently a friend died from ALS. He told his family that when they missed him to look for pennies. Sure enough right after he passed, h ...more
Kryssy Kirsch
Jan 25, 2012 Kryssy Kirsch rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2012
This book truly gave me a sense of peace. It also piqued my interest into the spiritual world moreso. Despite such a tremendously horrible time in our history, there is love and light beaming through. Each story told made me realize how little, precious time we have on this earth as flesh and body, but we are always around in energy even when we pass. It's cliche to say "live life to the fullest," but this book really inspired me to be a better person, a better friend, a better daughter/sister/a ...more
Jun 17, 2016 Patti rated it really liked it
I really liked this book. It was sad due to the subject but the signs that the families of 9/11 victims received were just amazing.
Michelle Wright
Jun 20, 2013 Michelle Wright rated it it was amazing
I deliberated as to purchase this book as I've spent the last 12 years trying to put my cousin's death on 9/11 behind me. Eventually I gave in and pleased I did. Each story gave me hope and comfort. Despite being a medium myself losing someone close doesn't always mean the pain is less. I loved the sensitivity of this book and the inspiring way it captured my thoughts. Amazing also how many talked about strange behaviour exhibited by their loved ones prior to going to work that day. This is a bo ...more
Jan 03, 2016 Alice rated it it was amazing
Wow! Hauntingly beautiful. You will cry, and you will think, and you will be comforted.
Sep 19, 2013 Diane rated it really liked it
Since the death of my husband two years ago, I have become fascinated with the prospect of spirits living among us. This book was recommended to me by a friend who is also a widow and feeling her husband 's presence. Many of the "signs" mentioned in this book I have also experienced and it was a comfort to me knowing I am not going nuts. Although I have been a skeptic on this topic for many years and cannot absolutely know for sure if this dimension exists, the author has done a good job of brin ...more
Jul 04, 2014 Shanti rated it it was amazing
Fascinating! Loved! Recommended to many!
Aug 11, 2016 Rochelle rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very thought provoking book.
Judie Hatton
Aug 07, 2011 Judie Hatton rated it it was amazing
I started it last night and finished it this morning. Although my husband did not die in the 9/11 disaster; the experiences the survivors shared touched me. Some of those interviewed became more spiritual after they lost their loved one. While Keith was sick and after he died I found myself becoming more spiritual. I find comfort in knowing that there is something bigger than me out there; and knowing Keith is with his family and friends in heaven. I miss him terribly, but feel safe knowing he i ...more
Sep 09, 2012 Kelly rated it it was amazing
Fascinating book. I have always interested in this type of afterlife. I experienced it myself when my grandfather passed away and never met anyone else to have the same feeling I had. My husbands grandmother past away this year and I found for two months new tea bags (she loved tea and carried her own with her) in my purse at the most random times. After I said out loud, thank you I know you will always be with my family and we love you always....finding those things stopped.
Feb 26, 2011 Noah rated it liked it
Liked it, glad I read it. I think part of what this book suffers from is that spiritual experiences are fundamentally personal experiences. They're really something you have to experience for yourself. Trying to explain it to others afterward in the light of day can always make you seem a little like you're grasping at straws.

So I wouldn't necessarily expect any skeptic to be moved by this book, but if you already believe, there are some interesting stories in here.
Aug 19, 2016 Kristen rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fiction
This book is filled with stories of signs, visits and premonitions of loved who lost their lives on that horrible day in September 2001 which we all know as 9/11. Miraculous stories that are told amazingly by loved ones to bring them comfort knowing that there is life after death. Reading the book gave me chills up and down my spine but yet, gave peace. I am a believer now and will alway be. I also hope that this book brings more comfort to those in need.
Rhonda Lundquist
Sep 19, 2011 Rhonda Lundquist rated it liked it
My cancer diagnosis has me thinking about death and communication with the living. This book talks about ways that family members that died on 9/11 communicated with their loved ones that day or after. It also discusses a phenomenon of premonitions by some of those who died that day. It was really interesting but about halfway through it lost something to tie the various short narratives together. So, I recommend it, kind of.
Jun 15, 2010 Deb rated it really liked it
This book is a must-read. Of course, it was very exciting to go into Borders and buy a book that was written by someone I know. Bonnie is the widow of Eamon McEneaney, a close friend of Pete's who died in 9/11. It gives personal accounts of people who had premonitions about 9/11 and received signs from lost loved-ones. There are pictures as well. It will break your heart to read the stories, but it is healing as well.
Apr 23, 2012 Smboohar rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's creepy, but in a good way...We don't know for sure what happens when we die, but this book gives hope that there is a beautiful afterlife. Reading the stories of family members who lost loved ones on 9/11 has been fascinating. So far, it's made me wonder about events in my life, "was it just a coincidence or was it something someone is trying to tell me?" A very intriguing book, I would definitely recommend it.
Nov 04, 2011 Nikki rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: friends, family members
Recommended to Nikki by: co-worker
Brought back a lot of memories of 9/11. Makes you wonder about messages from those that passed on to their loved ones still living. I found it quite interesting how many victims of 9/11 had premonitions and a feeling that they were going to die young and very soon, especially a few months before it happened. Sure wish I could get some communication from my family members who have passed on......
Nov 06, 2010 Lisa rated it it was amazing
This book was amazing. Bonnie McEneaney did a fantastic job of sharing the incredible stories of many 9/11 victims and their premonitions, visits to family/friends, and messages sent to the living via mediums and psychics. A must read!!! Her words made me appreciate that the world has many more good people than evil, people who were willing to risk their lives for their love of others.
Oct 07, 2011 Kim rated it liked it
Fascinating concept and subject matter. I found it to be repetitive after the first few chapters though. I also cringed a bit at the number of victim's families who desperately sought assistance wanting to communicate with their lost loved ones. A scant few "mediums" may be genuine in their ability and intent but one can only imagine the charlatanism that events such as this encourage.
Sep 15, 2011 Christy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this book on Kindle after my sister recommended it. It was sad reading about these people and all those who lost lives and loved one on 9/11. This is an interesting account of individuals and families directly affected by 9/11. I am a person of Faith, who has had similar premonitions, so I have every belief that what these people are saying true and happened as they say it did.
Dec 17, 2011 Clmahan rated it it was amazing
I thought this book was very inspiring to hear what families, friends, co workers and nyers were able to overcome over time and with the help of messages of lives lost. Made me remember we are all just temporary in this life but doesn't necessarily mean the end of relationships. Very powerful to read the struggles and perseverance of people as they try to believe and carry on.
Susie Stangland
Aug 24, 2010 Susie Stangland rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love reading books that remind me to look at life w a prescription that differs from our everyday view & then hold on to it and those you love even tighter.The heroes of 9/11 in this books loved beautifully so it is not surprising their love is still shown & felt in miraculous ways. The families of these incredible individuals gifted us w their stories. I feel honored.
Sep 30, 2010 Holly rated it it was ok
The editing of this book is terrible, but the content is pretty interesting. My mother in law gave me a copy of the book because my sister in law and niece are written about, but otherwise I would never have chosen to read this book on my own. If you can get past the poor word choices and grammatical errors, you'll find some fascinating stories.
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