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Haunted Britain: Supernatural Realms of the United Kingdom

JG Montgomery

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Take a social, historical, and cultural journey of paranormal discovery throughout Great Britain with more than 50 locations for the shadowy and often unexplained world of ghosts and the supernatural. Visit the London Dungeon where an unseen hand in the mortuary room pokes people in the ribs. Journey to the Ancient Ram Inn in Wotten-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, to learn historic accounts of ritual child sacrifice, black magic, suicide, witchcraft, and murder. Find out about the Enfield poltergeist activity that pervades into this century. Discover the tallest prehistoric man-made mound in Europe and one of the largest in the world. Explore time-slips, black dogs and other spectral animals, haunted caves, graveyards, and tunnels. From the ghosts of London’s tragic past to haunted manors and ancient barrows, to the wilds of Bodmin Moor and brooding serenity of Greyfriars Kirkyard in Edinburgh, follow a cultural historian to the strange and wonderful haunted places in the UK.

Size: 6" x 9" | 37 color photos | 224 pp
ISBN13: 9780764351655

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JG Montgomery is a forty-something-year-old public servant, born in Cornwall in the United Kingdom and son of an Australian Air Force officer. Haunted Britain is his fifth book. He is also the author of A Case for Ghosts (2012), the illustrated children’s book The Oomee Mau Ma (2012), WYRD—A Journey into the Beliefs and Philosophies of the Known and Unknown (2014), Meditations in Orange (2014) and contributed and edited poetry in Capital Reflections (2014). Mr. Montgomery is a bass player, guitarist, vocalist, and song writer in a mod pop band and has served in both the Australian Army Reserve and Australian Air Force. He has university degrees in cultural heritage and teaching and was once a cricket coach. He is also a decorated State Emergency Service volunteer and lives in Canberra, Australia, with his partner Kirsten, three cats, a short black dog, six ducks, and a lot of goldfish.