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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Troy Taylor  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1966 in Decatur, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.prairieghosts.com/abtauthor.html
-- Troy Taylor on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=troy+taylor


Illinois Connection

Taylor was born in Decatur, Illinois and currently resides in Chicago's West Loop area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Troy Taylor is an occultist, supernatural historian and the author of 73 books on ghosts, hauntings, history, crime and the unexplained in America. He is also the founder of the American Ghost Society and the owner of the Illinois and American Hauntings Tour companies.


Selected Titles At Your Library

The haunting of America :
ISBN: 1892523175. OCLC Number:

Whitechapel Productions Press,. Alton, Ill. :. ©2001.

"Join author Troy Taylor in search of America's most haunted places, and the strangest historical ghost stories ever told, in his new series about historical hauntings! Travel to New England in search of Dudleytown, roam the haunted battlefields at Gettysburg, hunt for ghosts in historic Mammoth Cave, wander through the Winchester Mansion and get lost at Bachelors Grove Cemetery... and that's only the beginning!"--Back cover.

Confessions of a ghost hunter :
ISBN: 1892523280. OCLC Number:

Whitechapel Productions Press,. Alton, Ill. :. 2001.

Field guide to haunted graveyards :
ISBN: 1892523345. OCLC Number:

Whitechapel Productions Press,. Alton, Ill. :. 2003.

Ghosts on film :
ISBN: 1892523396. OCLC Number:

Whitechapel Productions Press,. Decatur, Ill. :. ©2005.

Mysterious Illinois :
ISBN: 1892523434. OCLC Number:

Whitechapel Productions Press,. Decatur, Ill. :. ©2006.

The possessed :
ISBN: 1892523558. OCLC Number:

A Dark Haven Entertainment Book from Whitechapel Press,. Decatur, Ill. :. 2007.

Weird Chicago :
ISBN: 1892523590. OCLC Number:

Whitechapel Press,. Decatur, Ill. :. ©2008.

Bloody Illinois :
ISBN: 1892523582. OCLC Number:

Whitechapel Press,. Decatur, Ill. :. ©2008.

Murder & mayhem on Chicago's South Side /
ISBN: 1596296976. OCLC Number:

History Press,. Charleston, SC :. ©2009.

Murder & mayhem on Chicago's North Side /
ISBN: 1596296445. OCLC Number:

History Press,. Charleston, SC :. 2009.

Murder & mayhem on Chicago's West Side /
ISBN: 1596296933. OCLC Number:

History Press,. Charleston, SC :. 2009.

Murder & mayhem in Chicago's downtown /
ISBN: 1596296941. OCLC Number:

History Press,. Charleston, SC :. 2009.

Murder & mayhem in Chicago's Vice Districts /
ISBN: 1596296925. OCLC Number:

History Press,. Charleston, SC :. 2009.


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