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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Dale David Kaczmarek  

Pen Name: Dale Kaczmarek

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1952 in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

I have lived in the south suburbs of Chicago all my life. I have written about Chicago ghost stories. I reside now in Oak Lawn, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

I am President of the Ghost Research Society and Publisher of Ghost Research Society Press producing fine quality books on the paranormal since 2004.

Published Works

    Windy City Ghosts, Ghost Research Society Press, 2005Windy City Ghosts II, Ghost Research Society Press, 2005Illumintating the Darkness: The Mystery of Spooklights, Ghost Research Society Press, 2003Field Guide to Spirit Photography, Ghost Research Society Press, 2002Field Guide to Ghost Hunting Techniques, Ghost Research Society Press, 2009

Selected Titles At Your Library

Windy City ghosts :
ISBN: 0976607204. OCLC Number:

Ghost Research Society Press,. Oak Lawn, Ill. :. ©2005.

A look at the many ghost stories surrounding Chicago and the suburbs. The book is broken down by geographic area in Chicago including the north, south and west side and downtown Chicago.

Windy City ghosts II /
ISBN: 0976607212. OCLC Number:

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Illuminating the darkness :
ISBN: 0976607255. OCLC Number:

Ghost Research Society Press,. Oak Lawn, IL :. ©2003.

This book takes the reader to the secluded regions along the dusty back roads and into the desolate cemeteries of the country for a revealing look at some of the most famous and little know ghost lights that have been chronicled over the last three centuries.

Field guide to spirit photography /
ISBN: 0976607239. OCLC Number:

Ghost Research Society Press,. Oak Lawn, IL :. 2002.

Field guide to ghost hunting techniques /
ISBN: 0979711517. OCLC Number:

Ghost Research Society Press,. Oak Lawn, Ill. :. ©2009.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Contact the author for speaking engagements directly. Fees are negotiable but start at $200 per hour. Any type of group from children to seniors have enjoyed my talks in the past. Generally travel within two hours of speaking engagements.