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- University Press of Mississippi 2006; US$ 22.00
Southerners are accustomed to hearing stories of a residence, an old hotel, a mansion, or a battlefield being haunted. In Ghost Hunters of the South , Alan Brown shows that ghostlore is no longer enough for some. The forty-four ghost hunting groups he profiles in this book pack cameras, Geiger counters, thermal scanners, oscilloscopes, tape recorders,... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 25.00
Some of the nation's most compelling ghost stories owe their origin to "The Father of Waters." Ghosts along the Mississippi River is the first book-length collection of ghost tales from the small towns and bustling cities that have grown up along its banks. The states represented in this book include Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana,... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2002; US$ 20.00
Before Alan Brown wrote Haunted Places in the American South, only the locals knew what was lurking in these locations. Slamming doors, eerie lights, and Confederate soldiers' ghosts kept some folks too scared to talk with outsiders. Above Peavey Melody Music in Meridian, Mississippi, children may be heard giggling and running down an abandoned hallway... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2000; US$ 20.00
A bewitching convocation of Dixie's most frightening ghost tales From backwaters as dark as a cypress swamp to nooks as mysterious as a musty college library, southerners have conjured spirits and told ghost stories. Shadows and Cypress: Southern Ghost Stories is a Dixie séance that summons ghost tales from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia,... more...
- Fledgling Press 2014; US$ 6.55
From his humble beginnings as a raw recruit aged 15 to his departure from the army aged 27 and a fully qualified Helicopter Air Gunner/Pilot, Alan Brown recounts anecdotes and tales from his life as a soldier in the British army in the 60s and 70s. This refreshingly frank and often funny book follows Alan as he begins his army career in The Junior... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57
After the Dunkirk debacle in May 1940, Britain's primary weapon of defence was her air force. The exploits of the RAF's bomber crews and fighter pilots featured almost nightly on the radio and in the cinema newsreels; the men themselves were the objects of great admiration and respect. Yet, how many of these brave airmen were not British nationals?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Most of us have been perplexed by a strange sense of familiarity when doing something for the first time. We feel that we have been here before, or done this before, but know for sure that this is impossible. In fact, according to numerous surveys, about two-thirds of us have experienced déjà vu at least once, and most of us have had multiple experiences.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.00
This book brings together the body of empirical findings and theoretical interpretations of the tip of the tongue (TOT) experience ? when a well-known or familiar word cannot immediately be recalled. Although research has been published on TOTs for over a century, the experience retains its fascination for both cognitive and linguistic researchers.... more...