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Out Of The Dark: The Complete Guide to Beings from Beyond, is a book written by Brad Steige.

Cover of Out Of The Dark: The Complete Guide to Beings from Beyond by Brad Steige



  • Title: Out Of The Dark: The Complete Guide to Beings from Beyond
  • Author: Brad Steige
  • Format: Softcover
  • Publisher: Kensington
  • Pages: 304
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1575668963
  • ISBN-13: 978-15756689638
  • Release Date: October 20, 2005


A renowned paranormal expert presents a fascinating foray into the realm of supernatural and legendary creatures by providing true accounts of actual encounters and discussing the origins of ghosts, half-human/half-animal monsters, water creatures, vampires, werewolves, elves, and much more.

Book Review

The following review is taken from the book listing in the External Links below.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Super scary
  • Reviewed On: July 1, 2002
  • Reviewed By: Natalie Kilpatrick

I picked this book up and then set it back down without ever opening the cover, and it sat for a month. WHY?! This is the first Brad Steiger book I have ever picked up, and I don't think I ever want to put it down again. He takes stories collected from the "Steiger Questionnaire of Mystical, Paranormal, and UFO Experiences" and bundles the most fabulous stories up into this book.

Here's an idea of what Brad Steiger dives into the depths upon: Ghosts, burial grounds, ghostly echoes, apparitions, poltergeists, phantoms, bigfoot, sasquatch, the Patterson-Gimlin Film of Bigfoot, a bigfoot body cast, Florida's skunk ape, winged manimals (mothman, etc.), Nessie, a number of other lake and sea monsters, vampires, psychic vampires, Chupacabra, werewolves, werecats, wee people (fairies, sprites, elves, little vanishing people and trolls), Incubus, Succubus, human sacrificers, subterranean superhumans living in "abandoned" mines, Tommyknockers, aliens and Men in Black; and Steiger swears that they are all really here and really real! There is a photograph section that includes a couple of pictures of rods, but I did not see anything written up on them.

I have to say, overall, I think that the troll story was the worst; and makes it the #1 creature on my list to NOT run into! But, I did figure out that this book isn't all about "bad" entities, that some of them only are bad when you make them be. For example, give the elves a little portion of you lunch and dinner every day, and your house won't be infested by rats.

Deciding to be stupid, I finished this book at 3 o'clock in the morning while on my lunch break sitting in my car in the middle of a deserted parking lot. Don't do this! I was pretty okay with myself until I read the very last page, and that was enough for me. However, I know for a fact that this will not be the only time I read this book. It'll make a good reference for those scary stories on Halloween night 2002!

Well, to sum it up, you need this book if you're even *slightly* interested in weird stuff. It made a believer out of me, and I'm sure it will do it for you, as well.

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