The perfect manual for the ghost enthusiast, aspiring ghost hunter, or anyone who likes spine-tingling true tales, this book has something for everyone! It looks at the stories behind famous ghosts through history, ghost hunting and the original ghost-busters, mediums, spirit communication, spirits, apparitions, poltergeists, and more. This ghoulish guide is unique because it blends the history of the paranormal and paranormal investigations (including some infamous cases) with the ghost stories that accompany them. It can be read as either a handbook for ghost hunters or as a collection of true scary tales for pure enjoyment.From ancient Babylon to nineteenth-century seance chambers to modern-day ghost hunts, paranormal investigator Brian Righi takes the reader on a fascinating exploration of the supernatural. Readers will venture into creepy moonlit cemeteries, ghost ships, and haunted castles, learn how to conduct a ghost hunt of their own, and spend time with some of the greatest ghost hunters to ever walk a haunted house.