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Publication Order of Bram Stoker Mystery Books

Cursed in the Act (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead for a Spell (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Mistake Through the Heart (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Committee Against Evil Books

Publication Order of Penny Court Enquirers Mystery Books

One Clue at a Time (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Noble Savage (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadly Spirit (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Golden Illuminati (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Atomic Sunrise (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Churchill's Secret Spy (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Collections

Out of This World (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Buckland Romani Tarot (1951)Description / Buy at Amazon
Practical Candleburning Rituals (1970)Description / Buy at Amazon
Witchcraft from the Inside (1971)Description / Buy at Amazon
Buckland's Book of Saxon Witchcraft (1974)Description / Buy at Amazon
Amazing Secrets of the Psychic World (With: Hereward Carrington) (1976)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Anatomy of the Occult (1977)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Magick of Chant-O-Matics (1978)Description / Buy at Amazon
Power of Magic Chants (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon
Color Magick (With: Finley,Brielmaier) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secrets of Gypsy Love Magick (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secrets of Gypsy Dream Reading (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Scottish Witchcraft (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book of African Divination (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Doors to Other Worlds (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Truth about Spirit Communication (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ray Buckland's Magic Cauldron (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Advanced Candle Magick (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secrets of Gypsy Fortunetelling (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gypsy Fortune Telling & Tarot Reading (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gypsy Witchcraft and Magic (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wicca For Life (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Witch Book (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Color Therapy (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Signs, Symbols & Omens (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fortune-Telling Book (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cards of Alchemy (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Buckland's Book for Spirit Communications (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wicca for One (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Witches Magical Tarot (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tree (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Here Is The Occult (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Weiser Field Guide to Ghosts (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Buckland's Book of Gypsy Magic (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Solitary Seance (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Talking With The Dead (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ouija Connection to Spirit (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Paranormal Primer (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Raymond Buckland's Alchemy Coloring Book (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Witchcraft Ancient and Modern (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Real Unexplained! Books

The Spirit Book (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Armageddon Now (By: Jim Willis,Barbara Willis) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Real Miracles, Divine Intervention, and Feats of Incredible Survival (By: Brad Steiger,Sherry Hansen Steiger) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Real Vampires, Night Stalkers and Creatures from the Darkside (By: Brad Steiger) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Real Zombies, the Living Dead, and Creatures of the Apocalypse (By: Brad Steiger) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hidden Realms, Lost Civilizations, and Beings from Other Worlds (By: Jerome Clark) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Real Monsters, Gruesome Critters, and Beasts from the Darkside (By: Brad Steiger) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Vampire Book (By: Jeffrey Alan Melton,J. Gordon Melton,J. Melton,Joyce Melton,Josef Melton) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Real Aliens, Space Beings, and Creatures from Other Worlds (By: Brad Steiger,Sherry Hansen Steiger) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Werewolf Book (By: Brad Steiger) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Unexplained! (By: Jerome Clark) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits, and Haunted Places (By: Brad Steiger) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alien Mysteries, Conspiracies and Cover-Ups (By: Kevin D. Randle,Kevin Randle) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Real Encounters, Different Dimensions and Otherworldy Beings (By: Brad Steiger,Sherry Hansen Steiger,Sherry Hanson Steiger,Sherry Steiger) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Government UFO Files (By: Kevin D. Randle,Kevin Randle) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Zombie Book (By: Brad Steiger,Nick Redfern) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Secret History (By: Nick Redfern) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bigfoot Book (By: Nick Redfern) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The UFO Dossier (By: Kevin D. Randle,Kevin Randle) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Real Visitors, Voices from Beyond, and Parallel Dimensions (By: Brad Steiger) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Monster Book (By: Nick Redfern) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ancient Gods (By: Jim Willis) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Supernatural Gods (By: Brad Steiger) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Demons, the Devil, and Fallen Angels (By: Marie D.Jones,Larry Flaxman) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Haunted (By: Brad Steiger) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Area 51 (By: Nick Redfern) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Celebrity Ghosts and Notorious Hauntings (By: Marie D.Jones) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Alien Book (By: Nick Redfern) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lost Civilizations (By: Brad Steiger) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hidden History (By: Jim Willis) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Monsters of the Deep (By: Nick Redfern) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Censoring God (By: Brad Steiger) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Vampire Almanac (By: J. Gordon Melton,J. Melton) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Time Travel (By: Nick Redfern) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Runaway Science (By: Nick Redfern) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Werewolf Stories (By: Brad Steiger,Nick Redfern) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Ghosts, Spirits, & Hauntings: Am I Being Haunted?(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Raymond Buckland is a paranormal religion and spirituality author that is best known for introducing Wicca to the United States. The author was born in London in 1934 but in 1939, his family moved to Nottingham as the Second World War got underway.
It was while he was in his formative years of school that Buckland got interested in acting and theater a passion that he would pursue most of his life. It was also during these early years that he got introduced to the occult and spiritualism by his uncle who was a practicing spiritualist.

From the time he was introduced to the occult as a twelve-year-old, he read everything he could on the subject. He would soon become interested in related subjects including witchcraft, ghosts, magic, and ESP. Similar to acting, spirituality would become a passion that he would pursue right into adulthood.

Starting in 1951, he went to King’s College London and ultimately went to Brantridge Forest College where he got his doctorate degree in anthropology. It was also during this time that he got married to Rosemary his first wife and became a father.
In his early career, he had several positions and was also a member of the Royal Air Force for two years between 1957 and 1959.

In 1962 Raymond Buckland’s life changed and he set out on a path that would lead him toward notoriety. It was at this time that he moved his family to Long Island New York from the United Kingdom.
He was then an employee of the British Overseas Airways Corporation and with a lot of time on his hands he began reading the works of Gerald Gardner. It was also at this time that he developed a long-distance relationship with the author who would become his mentor.
Soon enough, Buckland and his wife were initiated by Gardner and Monique Wilson in the United Kingdom after which they introduced the Wicca tradition in the United States.

Raymond established a coven in Long Island at a time when the occult was becoming more popular in the US. He also established the First Museum of Magic and Witchcraft in the United States.
Raymond then began penning “A Pocket Guide to the Supernatural” his first work that was first published in 1969. He followed that up with several books on Wicca, the occult, and magic.
His works would become hugely popular and the success meant he was able to quit his job and devote much of his time to writing, the coven, and his teachings.

During the 1970s, Raymond Buckland moved to Virginia and New Hampshire where he began his new spiritual journey. There he established his own form of Wicca and began a correspondence course, teaching spirituality to more than 1000 students.
It was at this time that he published “The Tree: Complete Book of Saxon Witchcraft” while still teaching and attending festivals with the Wicca community. It was during the mid-1980s that he published his most famous work “Buckland’s Complete Book of Witchcraft” otherwise referred to informally as “The Big Blue Book.”

Ultimately, he began reconnecting with his love for theater and even performed stand-up theater. During this time, his writing began to move toward fiction as he wrote in several genres including works that showcased his love for the Victorian age such as The Bram Stoker Mysteries. He also penned science fiction and high fantasy.

Raymond Buckland’s health began to decline in 2015 as he was battling pneumonia and had recently had a heart attack. While he had told friends that he was keeping active and feeling much better, he had stopped doing public appearances and traveling great distances.

In 2017, he was reported as having edema in his lungs and started experiencing chest pain. He would ultimately pass on his sleep aged 83.

“Cursed in the Act” by Raymond Buckland is the first of the popular historical mysteries featuring Bram Stoker and Harry Rivers his trusted sidekick. The first adventure of the two is set in 1881 when the owner and star of the lyceum is a man named Henry Irving.

The latter is poisoned on the opening night of Hamlet when someone puts some toxic substance in his lemonade. It is only his insistence that the show has to go on and his cast iron constitution that prevents the opening night from turning into a total disaster.

But the horrible events will not let up as his understudy, a man named Irving dies after he is hit by a fast-moving carriage. Things only get worse when the young son of actress Ellen Terry goes missing and is reported to have been kidnapped.
Later on, the backdrop is unrolled and the biggest impediment to the show yet happens, as a severed head comes tumbling onto the stage. The police have been working hard to track down whoever is involved in the bizarre happening, but it does seem they are not efficient enough.

This gets Harry and Bram into the investigation that leads them to London’s dockyard warehouses and opium dens. It is there that they meet a man who encourages them to try voodoo in their efforts to catch the criminal.

Raymond Buckland’s novel “Dead for a Spell” continues to follow Bram Stoker who is ever surprised by supernatural incidents. Set in 1881, The Lyceum Theatre where he is employed is buzzing with news that Edwin Booth the American actor is going to be sharing the stage with Henry Irving their very own Shakespearean superstar.

However, Harry Rivers the stage manager is preoccupied with other matters. One of the regular actresses has gone missing and after he got a disturbing reading of tarot cards, Bram Stoker who is Harry’s boss is convinced that they may have to deal with something evil in the near future.

Soon enough, they find the body of a strange girl, and Stoker is proved right. At the murder scene are all manner of bizarre clues which Stoker believes point to an occult ritual.
Someone has been making a pernicious plot against the crew and cast of the Lyceum Theatre and if Harry will not be able to track down the culprit, it may turn out disastrous for the people he holds dear.

“A Mistake Through the Heart” by Raymond Buckland is another charming mystery that features Harry Rivers that was the theater manager under Bram Stoker. In this outing, he is a suspected vampire which just makes things more interesting.
At the opening of the novel, there is the bizarre death of one of the top actors at the Lyceum Theatre in London and the police are unsure if it is murder, suicide, or an accident.

Meanwhile, a figure believed to be a vampire makes the theatre start to hemorrhage its audience. Will Harry Rivers and Bram Stoker be able to determine if the city is being attacked by vampires while solving the mystery of the actor’s death?

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