Hans holzer, whose investigations into the paranormal took him to haunted houses and other sites all over the world, wrote more than 140 books on ghosts. Hans holzer was born in vienna and developed an interest in the supernatural when his uncle henry told him stories about ghosts and fairies. Holzer taught parapsychology and has written more than 140 books on ghosts, the afterlife, witchcraft, extraterrestrial beings,and. Oct 15, 2019 his name was hans holzer, and he was one of americas first ghost huntersin fact, if you asked him, he may have even invented the term. His first book ghost hunter was a collection of his experiences with people who had encounters with the paranormal. The original ghost hunter in a day when ghost investigation has become a subject for reality television and those involved are more like cartoon characters than serious researchers, its prudent to take a look at a real ghost hunter. If you have followed hans holzer s books through the years, you know every other ghost writer comes up wanting. Hans holzer, the man behind the ghosts photos huffpost.
See more ideas about spirit medium, paranormal, ghost hauntings. He is especially known for his role in the amityville case. Ghost hunters work gets tv afterlife in the holzer files abc news. In 1935, at the age of fifteen, hans became an avid collector of antiques and coins and was an ardent. True american ghost stories hardcover january 1, 2002. In these mysterious tales youll read about ghosts like the whipyielding princess that haunted her sister, the young child wanting to snuggle in. In this groundbreaking bookfeaturing eyeopening photographs of ghostly apparitions and visitations holzer presents hundreds of case histories, tips on interpreting sounds and other signals from the beyond, and more. From a young age, he felt attuned to realms beyond our own. The farm, the hotel ghost and hans holzer ghost stories with historigeek duration.
Hans holzer, who passed over to the other side aged 89, was a celebrated ghosthunter and author of numerous books about the paranormal. The lively ghosts of ireland by hans holzer librarything. If you have read his other books, you will find much of this repetious of stories that have appeared in other titles, but that does not detract from the enjoyment of having so many good tales. True encounters with the world beyond, and more on. However these tales, informed by his uncle henry, which he retold at college to the disapproval of adults, stayed with holzer. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Gothic ghosts is a collection of 19 true stories of haunted houses, ghosts, and eyewitness encounters with the spirit world included are true accounts of interactions with the other side from the states of georgia, new york, california, kansas, missouri, pennsylvania, new jersey, illinois, and connecticut, as well as encounters in switzerland and canada. The author of more than 100 books, including true ghost stories, he is regarded as a leading authority on the paranormal, ranging from hauntings and ghosts to telepathy, clairvoyance, and other psychic experiences of the human mind. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Born in vienna on january 26, 1920, hans holzer was like many children, fascinated by the ghost and fairy stories he heard in his youth. Author and parapsychologist, hans holzer, explores some of americas most baffling tales of mystery.
Buy a cheap copy of true ghost stories book by hans holzer. True stories that have happened to me or friends of mine that involve the paranormal. Hans holzer stands as one of historys most prominent paranormal experts. Also there are accounts from people who lived in those places. Elvis speaks from the beyond and other celebrity ghost stories. Hans holzer austrianborn american parapsychologist. But hans holzers interests lay in far more than just ghosts, and his books reflect the diversity of his worldview.
True ghost stories book by hans holzer thriftbooks. Born in vienna, austria in 1920 before emigrating to the united states in1938, holzer went on to write over 140 books about ghosts and the occult worldsecuring his position as one of americas original ghost. They aim to find out if the terrifying and tortured souls have finally moved on or simply moved. In january 1977, holzer, working with the wellknown trance medium ethel johnsonmeyers, entered 112 ocean avenue in amityville, new york.
Ghosts ebook by hans holzer 9781453280690 rakuten kobo. The images shown in this listing are stock images provided to help you identify the item, but do not show the specific item being offered, nor do they represent the grade and condition of the item being offered. Holzer tells us how to find a ghost, how to communicate with a ghost, how to get rid of a ghost, and then he tells us about more than 150 stories of true encounters with ghosts. An electromagnetic duplicate of his body carried his persona to a spirit world. He appeared on dozens of television programs, such as in search of, and wrote more than 140 books, including ghosts ive met 1965, the great british ghost hunt 1975, the amityville curse 1981, the secret of amityville 1985, and love beyond the grave 1992. Americas true ghost stories by hans holzer 1995, hardcover at the best online prices at ebay. Author of the lively ghosts of ireland, true ghost stories, beyond medicine, real hauntings, window to the past, the great british ghost hunt, ghosts, great american ghost stories hans holzer open library. Watching the films, taking notes on the films, capturing screenshots of the films. The team reopens legendary ghost hunter hans holzer s 50yearold case of rampant paranormal activity at one of the oldest houses in rye, new york. The amityville horror according to hans holzer readers of my blog must realize i watch a lot of dvds. He wrote more than 120 books on supernatural and occult subjects for the popular market as well as several plays, musicals, films, and documentaries, and hosted a television show, ghost hunter not to be confused with ghost hunters.
Hans holzer, ghost hunter, died on april 26th, aged 89. If you enjoy reading ghost stories you will want to read hans holzer s ghosts. Jan 24, 2020 born in vienna on january 26, 1920, hans holzer was like many children, fascinated by the ghost and fairy stories he heard in his youth. Apr 03, 2012 hans holzer is more than just a compiler of ghost stories, back in the 60s and 70s, heck even all the way to the 50s, he was a ghost hunter of sorts who would visit peoples homes upon request and banish their problem spirits. Holzer, hans 19202009 parapsychologist and author of 8 books on ghosts, hauntings, dreams, ufos, astrology, reincarnation, healing, paganism, witchcraft, and other topics.
Hans holzer, the worldfamous parapsychologist, ghost hunter and author, was born in vienna in 1920. New york september 12, 2019 for the first time ever, travel channel is exclusively reopening the case files of americas first ghost hunter, hans holzer, revealing the original recordings and documents from the paranormal pioneers renowned studies. Hans holzer biography hans holzer biography and list of works hans holzer books. As a child, i got to spend many years playing at my grandparents farm. Tales he heard from his uncle henry inspired young hans to fascinate his kindergarten classmatesand shock their motherswith ghost stories of his own creation. It is a well written book, i cant wait to read more of hans holzer books. Hans holzers true ghost stories by hans holzer 1993. This book contains both tales he has heard and many of his own recountings of experiences with haunted places. He believes in using both scientific and psychic means to probe the paranormal. May 02, 2009 hans holzer died sunday after a long illness. Read ghosts by hans holzer available from rakuten kobo. Holzer was born january 29, 1920, in vienna, austria.
His reputation grew, and soon, researching the supernatural was a fulltime job. Dr hans holzer last interview part 1 of 7 duration. Paranormal researcher hans holzer documents more than 50 locations where he has personally investigated ghosts, often with the assistance of a psychic. Hans holzer was the first known ghost hunter in america. Hans holzer is a worldrenowned parapsychologist and author of several paranormal books including are you psychic. Hans holzer is more than just a compiler of ghost stories, back in the 60s and 70s, heck even all the way to the 50s, he was a ghost hunter of sorts who would visit peoples homes upon request and banish their problem spirits. Hans holzer, whose investigations into the paranormal took him to haunted houses and other sites all over the world, wrote more than 140 books on ghosts, the. Actual experiences of seemingly inexplicable phenomena investigated by dr. Americas true ghost stories by hans holzer 1995, hardcover at the best online prices at. See all books authored by hans holzer, including real hauntings.
Hans holzer, whose investigations into the paranormal took him to haunted houses and other sites all over the world, wrote more than 140 books on ghosts, the afterlife, witchcraft, extraterrestrial beings, and other phenomena associated with the realm he called the other side. I loved this book so much, i ordered 2 copies, one for me, the other for my son. Ghosts ive met by hans holzer nook book ebook barnes. The team revives hans holzer s investigation of the. Hans holzer is perhaps best known as the famed ghost hunter and paranormal investigator associated with the amityville horror investigations, which later became the subject of several popular horror films. Holzer believed in a journalistic approach to investigating the unknown, and had a way of connecting with people from all walks of life. Hans holzer, the foremost authority on the subject of the paranormal and author of over 100 books, has written a bonechilling collection of case histories of real hauntings in america. He said at one point in the book that hed written over 100 books i checked out his wikipedia article, and it looks like hes written exactly 8 books thus far. Once again, in his 27th book, hans holzer embarks on a ghost hunt, this time in the haunted southland. May 3, 2012 hans holzer, whose investigations into the paranormal took him to haunted houses all over the world, most notably the long island house that inspired the amityville horror, died on sunday at his home in manhattan. Take it with a grain of skepticism, or a salt mines worth, but ghost stories are enduring. Born in vienna, austria in january 1920, holzer and his family moved to new york city in 1938. He ranges from alabama, arkansas, and florida to oklahoma, texas, virginia and the carolinas, to georgia and louisiana and maryland in quest of spectre.
Hans holzer, austrianborn american parapsychologist born jan. Hans holzer, the man behind the ghosts photos 03072012 04. Sep 12, 2019 series reveals original recordings and findings from americas first ghost hunter and reinvestigates his most disturbing cases. Join paranormal expert and storyteller extraordinaire hans holzer as he explores ghostly manifestations of every variety and delves into the true nature of the other side.
Born again the hans holzer digital collection book 1 by hans holzer, alexandra holzer. The audio recordings of hans holzer s investigations are truly chilling alice hammer. His name was hans holzer, and he was one of americas first ghost huntersin fact, if you asked him, he may have even invented the term. Over 50 years after publishing his first book about the spirit world, preeminent paranormal investigator hans holzer remains one of historys greatest ghost hunters. A small girl called mary masters is rumored to have been discovered by the famous ghost hunter hans holzer and his wife sybil, who think the little girl died in 1846 possibly in one of the townhouses that became the famous hotel. Hans holzer books biography and list of works author of. Yankee ghosts like new 93952 hans holzer 1972 ebay. Where the ghosts are audiobook by hans holzer, alexandra. I know ghost and spirits exist, i have seen them myself. Interview with alexandra holzer, daughter of hans holzer. Hans holzer books list of books by author hans holzer thriftbooks.
Yet for all that, hans holzer was never scared of ghostsat least, not to hear him tell it. Holzer investigated hundreds of alleged haunted houses and depended upon the testimonies of witnesses to ghostly phenomena. The ghost hunters strangest cases by hans holzer overdrive. In this excerpt from hans holzer s haunted people, the ghost hunter investigates a woman who bought a ouija board for fun but soon unleashed the angry spirit of a former flame. Holzers investigations into the paranormal took him to haunted houses all over the world, most notably the long island house that inspired. Hans holzer has authored 160 books about the paranormal.
Great american ghost stories is a chilling investigative report of over twenty actual cases of american hauntings. True ghost stories by hans holzer 1994, hardcover for. Here, according to one of his books, is what happened afterward. Born in vienna on january 26, 1920, hans holzer was like many kids, fascinated by the ghost and fairy tales he heard in his youth. Ghost hunter hans holzer roams irelands castles and hotels and meets some of the most interesting characters of all time. Hans holzer 26 january 1920 26 april 2009 was an austrianamerican author and parapsychologist. Paranormal expert hans holzer investigates some of the strangest and most difficult cases of loved ones who are simply not ready to leave their earthly lives the staybehind, a term coined by professor hans holzer, is a ghost who is not prepared to move to the other side, but prefers to remain among loved ones and its former home. Upcoming episodes, which draw on hans holzer s case files that include audio tapes, letters and other. Ghost hunters work gets tv afterlife in the holzer files. Nestled among titles like yankee ghosts and this house is haunted are books on witchcraft, reincarnation, astrology, esp, extraterrestrial life, the death of kurt cobain, and many more topics. Hans holzer books list of books by author hans holzer. Holzer reopens his files to unfold the most striking cases of people in various walks of life who suddenly, without warning, crossed paths with the unknown.
Before his death in 2009, at age 89, holzer authored nearly 140 books on the paranormal, extraterrestrial life, witchcraft, and more, beginning. But those tales, told by his uncle henry, which he retold. The audio recordings of hans holzers investigations are. Before their paranormal encounters, most of the witnesses interviewed herein knew little or nothing about ghosts. Complete with details about each spectral phenomenon as well as the stories of the ghosts themselves. Join paranormal expert and storyteller extraordinaire hans holzer as he explores ghostly manifestations of every variety and delves into the true nature. Hans holzer was one of the first ghost researchers of our contemporary era, and has such amazing stories. Hans holzer 103 followers hans holzer, whose investigations into the paranormal took him to haunted houses and other sites all over the world, wrote more than 140 books on ghosts, the afterlife, witchcraft, extraterrestrial beings, and other phenomena associated with the realm he called the other side. Sep 25, 2012 join paranormal expert and ghost hunter hans holzer as he investigates the most famous haunted locations around the world ghosts have been known to haunt not only houses but other locations as wellsuch as dark forests, trains, ships, and even airplanes. Sep 11, 2008 author of the lively ghosts of ireland, true ghost stories, beyond medicine, real hauntings, window to the past, the great british ghost hunt, ghosts, great american ghost stories hans holzer open library. Sadly hes not around anymore, but his stories, screenplays, and research are available if you know where to look. True ghost stories by hans holzer was not my favorite ghost story collection, but it was average. Now, for the first time ever, travel channel will reopen holzers case files to be investigated by a new generation of paranormal researchers. This definitive volume, with a new introduction by holzer s daughter, is the largest collection of his work ever published.
Sep 18, 2019 hans holzer is considered the pioneer of modern paranormal investigators. I even have pictures of thembut to read about others stories, i no longer feel alone. Hans holzer, best known for his plethora of hundreds of cases worldwide dealing with the paranormal and the occult, deeming him the given phrase of the father of the paranormal. Apr 30, 2009 hans holzer was born in vienna and developed an interest in the supernatural when his uncle henry told him stories about ghosts and fairies. Oct 24, 2019 in this excerpt from hans holzer s haunted people, the ghost hunter investigates a woman who bought a ouija board for fun but soon unleashed the angry spirit of a former flame.156 1277 1058 783 190 132 1261 1357 1114 198 1007 18 295 1264 106 491 237 807 380 1151 538 49 755 551 229 1124 755 1415 223 1377 663 1089