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  • True Hauntings and Paranormal: 10 of the Most Chilling Neighborhoods on Earth

  • Scary Stories, Book 2
  • By: Roger P. Mills
  • Narrated by: Ken OBrien
  • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 2

In this book, I want to show you some of the strangest, creepiest incidents that have taken place through the centuries, and show you that there has to be something bigger than what can be explained taking place. Sure, there are always going to be those who doubt, but if you open your mind and consider the possibility that there is something unseen taking place, you will realize just how plausible it really is.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • less than average

  • By liam masterson on 30-01-19

less than average

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-01-19

firstly you use music for moments of tension to enhance them. not to play the same dam track for the whole book on repeat, the story's had no dates, names or places and may as well have been. stories the author pulled out his backside.

the performance and voice actor I did like, it just worked with this kind of source material. but the story itself lacks substance it lacks any real feeling of what is being alleged in the small stories and without details for further reading it really leaves you disappointed as other books have done this thing so much better.

I will say however the book is cheaper than most so I have to give it extra points for price to entertainment value.

  • True Ghost Stories

  • Real Demonic Possessions and Exorcisms
  • By: Zachery Knowles
  • Narrated by: Bob Baker
  • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 1

Within this book, you will find eyewitness stories unlike anything you've heard before. You will experience the terror, the helplessness, the loss of control, and the torment felt by those who have fallen prey to the dark powers in this world - the demon possessed.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • very so so.

  • By liam masterson on 30-01-19

very so so.

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-01-19

I have listened to a large number of books in this field. and this did not grip me at all, it give details which are unimportant and does not focus on the intresting details of each case. all in all it is just quite boring.

for the cost of this book I would say it may be worth a go, but there are far better books here on this very type of subject

  • The Demonologist

  • The Extraordinary Career of Ed and Lorraine Warren - The True Accounts of the Paranormal Investigators Featured in the film 'The Conjuring'
  • By: Gerald Brittle
  • Narrated by: Todd Haberkorn
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179

If you think ghosts are only responsible for hauntings, think again. The Demonologist reveals the grave religious process behind supernatural events and how it can happen to you. Used as a text in seminaries and classrooms, this is one book you can't put down. For over five decades, Ed and Loraine Warren have been considered America's foremost experts on demonology and exorcism. With over 3,000 investigations to their credit, they reveal what actually breaks the peace in haunted houses. Don't miss the Warrens in the new blockbuster movie The Conjuring.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great for Bedtime

  • By Andy on 20-10-13

overall very good

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-01-19

the book itself was very enjoyable, a good set of stories and explains why the warrens had such a successful career. it is very much from their view point as to why the things they say they experienced happened.

This is from their Catholic views. I perform my own paranormal investigations on a regular basis and I have never seen nor experienced anything like this at all. that is not to say however they have not. however the religious parts which at times they really go in to seem so far fetched but I understand that again this is all from their point of view.

still the book was a good 12 hours of would entertainment .

  • Unexplained

  • Supernatural Stories for Uncertain Times
  • By: Richard MacLean Smith
  • Narrated by: Richard MacLean Smith, Alex Wingfield, Harriet Kershaw, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117

Based on one of the most successful paranormal podcasts ever, with over 10 million streams and downloads to date, Unexplained consists of 10 chapters focusing on a different paranormal event, from Australia to Germany, the UK to Zimbabwe, using the stories as gateways to a journey beyond the veil of the uncanny, exploring what they reveal of the human experience. This special immersive audio edition is narrated by Richard MacLean Smith and features full cast re-creations of the unexplained events. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just as excellent as the podcast.

  • By RGW on 26-10-18

I loved this book.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-01-19

I couldn't stop listing to this book, if you like intresting and weird stories with some scientific explanation at the end along with parts that cannot be explained and leave the wondering how is that possible. this is the book for you.

  • Ouija Board Nightmares

  • Terrifying True Tales
  • By: John Harker
  • Narrated by: Michael E. Smith
  • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 1

The Ouija board continues to be a popular means of entertainment for a wide variety of people: paranormal thrill-seekers, adventurous adolescents, temperamental teens, tipsy party guests, and even curious skeptics. Most of the time, those who dabble with the Ouija experience nothing out of the ordinary. But many times that's not the case. And many times that extraordinary experience isn't just strange, but downright awful.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • middle of the road. enjoyable but not amazing

  • By liam masterson on 05-01-19

middle of the road. enjoyable but not amazing

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-01-19

the stories within this book are a little too short. I feel like a little of what occurred after the alleged fact took place would bump the rating up a little.

it is a short book and as such you never feel like you are having to sink huge amounts of time in to it. and I finished it within a day mostly while on I was on the treadmill at the gym.

the narrator at times elongated the words for no apparent reason. however overall not bad at all.