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Ghost Hunting Diary Volume 1

3.27  ·  Rating details ·  435 Ratings  ·  32 Reviews
This collection of ghost hunting diaries is a selection from those T. M. Simmons kept during her twenty years of adventures in the paranormal world. As a writer, she felt compelled to keep records of her encounters, and until now, she has only shared these with a few friends and relatives. Encouraged by their interest, and the awe and sometimes apprehension on their faces, ...more
Kindle Edition, 87 pages
Published May 31st 2011 by T. M. Simmons (first published May 30th 2011)
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Will Hoover
May 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
T.M. Simmons' Ghost Hunting Diary Volume 1 is a mostly entertaining introduction to the author's storied career as a self styled "ghost hunter." Naturally, being a collection of diary entries, the book is somewhat brief, and perhaps a bit truncated - as well as somewhat anticlimactic overall. But then, I suppose, when reading a book with "Volume 1" tacked onto the title, that is to be expected.

There were at least a half dozen or more typos and missing words, as well as quite a number of awkwardl
Sarah Crawford
Jan 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Rather than a big team of people with ultra up-to-date tech equipment, this book is about the activities of 'natural' psychics who are hunting ghosts without all the scientific equipment. There is a very interesting story about a haunted house, the investigation, and how the investigation involved talking with two ghosts who gave a number of specific details. These details were later checked out and found to be accurate, including the name of one of the ghosts and her married lover which was fou ...more
Nicholas Siney
Mar 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
After reading this book, I was intrigued with the ammount of information and experience provided within the Diary. Most of which I read was a little less believable than other encounters, but still, I was drawn into the moment of the investigation. Most of the hauntings within the diary do tie in with other investigations to the same locations within other journals/diaries. Regardless of the truthfulness of some of them, I find this Diary an easy read, and it does draw you into the moment as if ...more
Nov 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: true-paranormal
Really loved this book! The Diary is really cool. I love how T.M. Simmons pulls you right in and makes you feel that you're on the hunt with her. I loved it so much that I downloaded book 2, 3, 4, and 5 in one night to prepare myself for some creepy ghost hunting reading in the days to come. This is definitely a five star read!
Nov 26, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good story but there wasn't any photos included in this so it's hard to get it in ur head if its the truth or not. I would have love to have seen the author and her friends ghost hunting in these parts because I don't live in the United States.
Flora Brooks
Oct 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Perfect book but beware real ghost storie

when you open this book you will have a lot of surprises and scarings you can read it at night for in the day time still scary and spooky
John S Wolfe
Mar 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great read

Great details. Description of houses and land makes you feel like your there! I would love to read more of these stories
I downloaded this book from the Kindle store because it was free. Well as I have always been told you get what you pay for. I will admit that the book was interesting but Sorry to the author I do not believe any of this is true. Please be aware that this review may contain spoilers.

This book is suppose to be about true encounters with ghost. Maybe it is just me but sorry again I do not believe in ghost. While the stories were interesting I find them hard to believe. But then I guess if I believe
Mar 05, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This was available as free on the Nook reading app from Barnes & Noble.
This is the only reason why i decided to read this 'book'. I say 'book' because it was a very short read, Only 85 pages actually.
If this book cost even 99 cents, I would not pay for this ridiculous book.

I frequently spotted typographical and grammatical errors throughout this book.
I'm wondering how she could ever publish this without proofreading.
Like others have stated, you get what you pay for. It was a big waste of
T.M. Simmons stepped into the world of the paranormal with the guidance of her Aunt Belle. Using their unique psychic abilities they investigated paranormal activities together and separately. With her curiosity and writing skills, T.M. documented her adventures through the years correlating them into a series of books.

Ghost Hunting Diary Volume 1 was interesting and educational in understanding more about the world of entities. The writing was straight forward with facts and ghost hunting tips
May 01, 2012 rated it really liked it
Those that don't believe in ghosts, or at least have an open mind on the subject, probably shouldn't read this book. They would just think it hogwash or superstitious drivel. There are quite a few interesting stories in this book, but I find it hard to judge if the quality of the storytelling makes up for all of the errors.

It was actually kind of entertaining when I realized that not only the author capitalized The Light when talking of a ghost moving on towards The Light, but anytime as well.
Barbara Collins
Aug 10, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: stopped-reading
I believe in ghost
but I don't believe in this book
stopped reading this book
2 stars
Oct 03, 2011 rated it it was ok
I was disappointed in this book. I enjoyed the first story/encounter about the ghosts that haunt a bed and breakfast in St. Francisville, Louisiana and the 2nd story/encounter, Crossing Over was okay, but it went downhill from there. The first 2 stories, I had an eerie feeling reading, but the other stories/encounters just didn't do anything for me. It felt incredulous to me. In a way, I felt as if I wasted my time reading this book. Luckily, it was a relatively short book and I had picked this ...more
Oct 24, 2013 rated it did not like it
I downloaded the book from Amazon because it was free and I thought I'd check it out. I have to say, like many others, I enjoyed the first couple of stories, then after that, I just couldn't finish. I would have liked it if it had kept going along the lines of telling about the ghost experiences instead of going the psychic/clairvoyant route of communicating with the dead.
Feb 11, 2015 rated it it was ok
I do not believe in many stuff but I do get thrilled when I read or watch something about paranormal activities. But unfortunately most of the stories in this book just did not have that affect on me.
The book was OK, since I did not pay for it and just downloaded from amazon for free. But if I had paid for this book I would be disappointed.

Miranda Frey-myers
Mar 13, 2014 rated it liked it
Good read

I read this really fast partly because its a subject I love but also because its very short. I'm glad it was free because I wouldn't pay to read such a short book. I found the author very knowledgeable but sometimes a bit cocky.
Apr 10, 2012 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Ghost Lovers
Shelves: ebooks
I loved the first two stories and the story about the pissed-off ghost but I didn't really like the rest. However the other stories weren't bad just a bit cheesy and unbelievable. These are nice stories to read before bedtime to get the thrill of ghost hunting.
James T Morris
Dec 11, 2016 rated it liked it
An ok book.

I choose this rating because although this book was a good read it was not as scary as I was looking for. But I would recommend this book to anyone.
Kelli Leger
Jul 11, 2014 rated it did not like it
I got this because it was free, and you get what you pay for.
Jul 28, 2012 rated it liked it
Short fast read.
Jul 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Really interesting

I loved reading this book. Made you feel like you were there with them. It was a great read. I highly recommend this book and can't wait to read more.
Treva Fitzgerald
Nov 25, 2014 marked it as to-read
I am ready for a good ghosty book. Hope it fits the bill
Paula Knight
Mar 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book couldn't put it down, going to download the next one
Jan 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
This was a fun and interesting read. My only complaint, like a lot of people, is that it wasn't long enough :) Currently reading Volume 2.
Baz M
Feb 28, 2013 rated it liked it
A great read for those that love reading and watching ghost hunts. A few hairy bits to keep you reading with the lights on.
Jul 26, 2012 rated it liked it
Started out with interesting experiences at the Myrtles Plantation but the stories got progressively more 'entertaining' rather than believable.
Oct 08, 2013 rated it liked it
Enjoyed most of it, some was a bit dry like ghost hunting.
Oct 02, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: read-in-2014
1.5 stars.
I really like the first story about the Myrtles. The rest of the stories were just okay. A quick read.
May 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
Pretty good.
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Trana Mae Simmons sold her first book two years from the time she started writing. After a decade and a dozen books in the romance genre, she now writes paranormal mysteries. The first book in her DEAD MAN series, DEAD MAN TALKING, was originally a release from Five Star Mystery. In addition to her writing, she enjoys developing her strengthening psychic powers. This has led her along the path of ...more
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