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Out Of The Dark: The Complete Guide to Beings from Beyond
A renowned paranormal expert presents a fascinating foray into the realm of supernatural and legendary creatures by providing true accounts of actual encounters and discussing the origins of ghosts, half-human/half-animal monsters, water creatures, vampires, werewolves, elves, and much more.
Published September 1st 2001 by Kensington
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This book takes a look at the beasties that go bump in the night or occupy a certain space in our minds. Vampires, Bigfoots, etc. are all covered. It is a collection of sightings, stories, myths and legends surrounding various creatures. Good book.
I have always loved these types of books. One benefit of them is that whether or not they are good, if the author has any writing talent, they are often campy and enjoyable in a humorous way. I own so many of these types of books that as a responsible adult who moves frequently, I have to be careful which ones I pick up. So, I only try to buy them if something unique stands out about them. In this book, it was chapters seven and eight: "Creatures Who Serve the Darkness" and "Inner Earth Empire o ...more