Paranormal Texas – My Book Review

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PARANORMAL TEXAS
Your Travel Guide
to Haunted Places
Near Dallas & Fort Worth
2ND EDITION

 

by
TUI SNIDER
Genre: Travel / Haunted Places / Texas History
Publisher: Castle Azle Press
Date of Publication: September 19, 2019
Number of Pages: 210 with 100+ black & white images
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More Haunted Places and True Ghost Stories!
Tui Snider’s popular travel guide to haunted places in North Texas is back with a fully updated 2nd Edition featuring more haunted places and true ghost stories!
What’s new in Paranormal Texas, 2nd Edition?
Just like the original travel guide, Paranormal Texas 2nd Edition gives readers haunted history and directions to sites where paranormal activity is reported in the Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex.
The 2nd edition now includes:
• Photos: Readers asked for photos of haunted places. Paranormal Texas, 2nd edition has over 50 photos of haunted towns, haunted hotels, and more.
• Ghost hunting tips: Tui Snider explains what she has learned since she began attending paranormal investigations with Texas ghost hunters.
• More haunted places: Several new venues (including a haunted doll museum!) with fascinating haunted history were added to Paranormal Texas, 2nd edition.
• Firsthand accounts: Readers asked for more true ghost stories and hauntings. (She even shares personal experiences with paranormal activity, including a strange encounter with her doppelganger at a haunted hotel!)
All the above, PLUS a paranormal activity evidence database:
See the paranormal activity for yourself: Readers can access an online database with links to EVPs, ghost photos, videos, and other evidence gathered by paranormal investigators who have visited the haunted sites in her book.
Continually updated: This database will be continually updated with EVPs, anomalous photos, videos, and other data gathered at haunted places featured in Paranormal Texas, 2nd edition.
Add your paranormal activity: Readers can contact the author if they have paranormal evidence to add!
 
Is Paranormal Texas, 2nd edition for YOU?
1.            Ghost Hunters – If you want to plan a fun road trip to haunted places (with or without ghost hunting equipment) Paranormal Texas, 2nd edition can help.
2.            Armchair Travelers – If you prefer reading about haunted history, Paranormal Texas, 2nd edition can take you on an exciting armchair tour through haunted towns of North Texas.

“Tui’s 2nd edition is spot on fun and thrilling for everyone to read as only Tui can tell it!”  – Greg Stephens, Paranormal Investigator (RIP)

5 Surprising Facts about Haunted Places in Paranormal Texas

Paranormal Texas – My Book Review

 

“Before venturing upstairs, the research team left a few items behind, including a folder full of newspaper clippings and a flashlight. Upon entering the upstairs billiards room, investigators were shocked to discover those two items sitting on a table, as if Scotty from “Star Trek” had beamed them up when they weren’t looking.”

I love ghost stories. I love real ghost stories even more. Paranormal Texas makes the ghosts truly authentic.

Are you a disbeliever? Are ghosts real? In Paranormal Texas you get introduced to an elevator ghost, along with a purported alien landing and dying in Aurora, Texas and haunted cemetery encounters. You will most likely not be a disbeliever for long after reading this book. If these things deeply interest you then Paranormal Texas is a book to add to your glovebox if you travel.

What was so chilling about reading this 2nd Edition for me? I’ll honestly state here I knew when I visited Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park back in 2006 that something was off. I was uneasy the entire time I was there. Now thanks to Paranormal Texas I know why I had that uneasy feeling during a work-related research trip. I never knew it could be haunted since the buildings had been moved to the location. I have visited the Granbury Opera House that has an interesting historical tie to one of our Presidents. Plus, I’ve shopped at Artefactz and have Haunted Granbury by Brandy Herr.

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Paranormal Texas is a book that kept my interest energized with every page because of my own encounters with a few unexplained incidences that left me uneasy. Broken down by north Texas towns, the book gives readers the perfect amount of information that will further pique your interest on each haunted location. Author, Tui Snider also includes the physical addresses of the actual locations, as well as websites when they are available.

This 2nd Edition now includes photographs of the paranormal locations. You can tell Snider has done her research either before or after visiting some of the locations. You catch snippets of Tui’s deep research throughout the book on the locations where ghosts and paranormal activity have been spotted or experienced. For example, a while back I discovered the Find a Grave website complements online newspaper archives quite well.

Snider offers a fresh trustworthiness to her paranormal investigations. Sprits most certainly will not wait until you get investigation equipment set up.  According to Snider, the moment you enter a building or a place is when your observing needs to begin.

One very sad point that Snider reminds readers of is that many people died nameless long ago. Back in the early days, there were no ID cards to help identify who you were unless you carried a calling card.

Now, after reading this book I must decide which sites should I visit first from Paranormal Texas. I must say I need to get my friend June to visit the Haunted Hill House in Mineral Wells, as well as the Oakwood Cemetery in Fort Worth.

Check out Tui’s 2nd Edition of Paranormal Texas if you are a ghost lover or seeker. It has originality, just enough novelty, and lots of spark to keep your interest. It is simply a little amazing book to travel with to do some explorations of your own.

Thank you, Tui for the opportunity to review your book.

 

Tui Snider is an award-winning writer, speaker, photographer, and musician specializing in offbeat sites, overlooked history, cemetery symbolism, and haunted lore. As she puts it, “I used to write fiction, but then I moved to Texas!”

Tui lectures frequently at universities, libraries, conferences, and bookstores.This fall, she will speak about the Great Airship Mystery of 1897 at this year’s UFO Congress and teach a course on Understanding Cemetery Symbols at Texas Christian University. She also shares weekly info-videos based on her research at her YouTube channel.

Snider’s writing and photography have been featured in a variety of media outlets, including WFAA TV, Coast to Coast AM, LifeHack, Langdon Review, the City of Plano, Wild Woman Waking, Shades of Angels and many more. She has several more books in progress.


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