Howard Jackson is a Liverpool-based author, who runs Red Rattle Books, an Independent publishing company, specialising in crime and horror. Some of Red Rattle’s titles include Treat Me Nice Elvis, Frankenstein Galvanized, Mortal Shuffle and Spooky Isles’ horror anthologies, Dracula’s Midnight Snacks and Zombie Bites.
Award-winning London-based horror film historian STEPHEN JACOBS is the author of Karloff: More than a Monster.
L.H. DAVIES ia a young writer from Grimsby, Humberside. Now living in South Shields she enjoys writing all things paranormal/supernatural, and also dabbles in epic fantasy, music reviews and interviews.
An expert on the life and career of Vincent Price, Peter Fuller recently won Best Blog at the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards for The Vincent Price Journal: My First Trip Abroad, which reproduced a 17-year-old Vincent Price’s 1928 travel journal. When Peter’s not blogging about his hero on his The Sound of Vincent Price website, he reviews cult movies, books and TV shows on his Kultguy’s Keep blog and works as a writer and sub-editor for some of the UK’s leading TV listings magazines.
Chris Rush is an international bestselling Irish Horror Writer and Lead Paranormal Investigator with PRI from County Wicklow. He loves all things horror, gory folklore and the Supernatural – the darker the better!
CHRIS NEWTON is the singer and lyricist of the Blackpool-based punk band Dischord, renowned in the UK scene for their elaborate albums and energetic live performances. His writing credits include black comedy novels ‘Life Begins at 40’ and its sequel ‘Behind The Sofa’, co-written with Mark Charlesworth. His ghost story ‘Grim’ was featured in The Crowvus Christmas Spirit anthology.
DOM COOPER is a London graphic designer, who resides with a black cat familiar. As a designer he has created book covers for Doctor Who and record covers on British Wyrd Folk. He is also a musician and singer who’s current path is modular synthesis and tape experimentation. His past bands have included The Owl Service, The Straw Bear Band and Bare Bones. He has a deep interest in culture and history, and likes to write about them. His website is www.domcooper.com
My name is Patsy Sorenti. I am a serving medium of several Spiritualist churches and together with my husband I undertake paranormal investigations and local ‘ghost walks’. I am an author, specialising in local history and especially with regards to ghosts and legends. I have degrees in English and History from Brunel University and a professional qualification in accountancy and earth sciences from Kingston. I give talks on ghosts and legends to local history societies and have written a thesis on the music of Buddy Holly. I have a son and two grandchildren.
Tracy Monger is the founder and lead paranormal investigator for Norwich Paranormal Experience Group, based in Norwich, Norfolk.
GREGOR STEWART first became interested in the paranormal when his parents took out a subscription for him in 1980 for a magazine entitled ‘The Unexplained’. Since then he has read numerous books on the subject, visited many reported haunted sites and has conducted several investigations.
SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS is The Spooky Isles’ South East England Correspondent. She is particularly interested in folklore and historical hauntings, “I’ve been intrigued by the paranormal from an early age. I am also an avid fan of British horror, particularly Hammer and Amicus productions, and I love all things strange and macabre.”
JAY HOLLIS is a paranormal researcher, amateur historian and musician. He was born in the London Borough of Enfield and lived there for over 30 years before moving to Hertfordshire where he now lives with his wife and children. His lifelong interest in the supernatural led him to write about Enfield’s ghosts and Haunted Enfield, his first book, brings together for the first time all of the stories, legends and documented evidence of the supernatural from around the Borough into one volume.
ANDREW HOMER has written two books on hauntings in both the Black Country and Shropshire. Andrew has investigated reported anomalous phenomena in just about every type of location including castles, stately homes, private houses and haunted hostelries. Discover Andrew’s books and Android phone app on his website at www.andrewhomer.co.uk
Janet Quinlivan is a Paranormal Investigator with County Antrim Paranormal Research Association, a dark history and paranormal enthusiast and an avid fan of horror.
Matt Wingett is a Portsmouth-based novelist and playwright. Check out his website www.lifeisamazing.co.uk
Kaja Franck has a PhD in lycanthropic literature. She loves vampires (even ones that sparkle), werewolves, dark fairies and is somewhat reticent about zombies. In her spare time she enjoys reading YA novels, eating fish-finger sandwiches and playing with her spinning wheel. You can find more of her work on the ‘Open Graves, Open Minds’ website.
Paul Adams is a Luton-based paranormal historian, writer and publisher.
Amy Van De Casteele is a well-travelled young freelance content writer with a keen interest in all things paranormal, supernatural and mythological. She is currently amassing an almost encyclopaedic knowledge of all things related to fairy-stories and fairy folklore, but you can also find her pondering the intricacies of Tolkien’s fictional teleology or following the legendary trail of the Green Man and Black Shuck.
PHILIP DAVIES lives in Shrewsbury and is an Undertaker, Funeral Celebrant and writer. He is also the curator of Islwyn’s Legacy, a collection of esoterica and paranormal curiosities left to him by his late Great Uncle.
Katie Doherty is a blogger and writer currently living in London. Check out her website at blacksundaymagazine.net
The Spooky Isles is the leading horror and paranormal website that invites all to enjoy the many historic horrors and ghostly goings-on that the UK and Ireland has to offer…