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Lair of the Beasts: Beware of the Big Gray Man by Nick Redfern, Columnist
(September 10, 2011)
Ben Macdhui, at 1309 meters, is the second highest mountain in the British Isles and lies in the heart of the Scottish mountain range known as the Cairngorms. The mountain is comprised of a high plateau with a sub-arctic climate and is often covered in sno

Lair of the Beasts: Creatures of the Spectral Kind by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(August 27, 2011)
Over the years I have interviewed a number of people who have claimed close encounters with animals that…well…didn’t sound quite like real animals. Let me explain what I mean by that: What do you do when someone tells you (as they have told me) they

Lair of the Beasts: The Werewolf Book by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(August 20, 2011)
If werewolves, hairy shape-shifting monsters, and silver-bullets are your thing, then you’re in for a big, big treat! The good folk at Visible Ink Press have just published an excellent, fully updated, and massively expanded, edition of Brad Steiger’s

Lair of the Beasts: The Weird Weekend by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(August 13, 2011)
For three days and nights of each and every year, the tiny North Devon, England village of Woolsery becomes just about the weirdest locale in the entire land. That’s right: the largest gathering of scholars of esoteric natural history in the English-spea

Lair of the Beasts: A Wizard and Monsters by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(August 06, 2011)
Originally published more than twenty-years ago, Monstrum! A Wizard's Tale is a book that, if you didn't read it first time around, you most definitely should now. Why? We'll, here's why: the good folk at CFZ Press have just made available a brand new edit

Lair of the Beasts: Proof of Bigfoot by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(July 30, 2011)
Just a few days ago I was lecturing in San Antonio, Texas on the subject of my most recent book, The Real Men in Black. Although the lecture was primarily UFO-based, after it was over one of the attendees came up to me and asked: “What will happen if we

Lair of the Beasts: Exotic Animals Increasing by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(July 23, 2011)
Just last week, I received an intriguing story from a family living on the fringes of White Rock Lake, Dallas, Texas (where, coincidentally, me and my wife, Dana, lived from 2004 to 2008), who claimed to have seen a four-to-five-foot-long alligator briefly

Lair of the Beasts: Weird Waters by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(July 16, 2011)
Weird Waters: The Lake and Sea Monsters of Scandinavia and the Baltic States is an excellent new book from author and creature-seeker Lars Thomas, and which is published by England’s CFZ Press. Of his book, Thomas says the following:

Lair of the Beasts: Monsters of Wisconsin by Nick Redfern, Monster Expert
(July 09, 2011)
Monsters of Wisconsin is an excellent new book from Badger State-based author and researcher of a whole range of anomalies, Linda Godfrey. For those who follow the fields of cryptozoology and monster-hunting, Linda’s name will be instantly recognizable.

Lair of the Beasts: When Bigfoot & UFOs Collide by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(July 02, 2011)
Stan Gordon is a well-known, long-term researcher, writer and authority on many things of a distinctly strange nature - as is clearly evidenced by his book, Silent Invasion: The Pennsylvania UFO-Bigfoot Casebook. Now, I know for sure that any book suggesti

Lair of the Beasts: Water-Monsters by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(June 25, 2011)
When it comes to a discussion of lake-monsters and strange, water-dwelling beasts, more often than not many people tend to think of the Loch Ness Monsters of Scotland. But, the reality of the situation is that sightings of such creatures in the United King

Lair of the Beasts: Creatures of the Past by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(June 18, 2011)
If there are exotic, out of place, big cats living and thriving in stealth throughout much of the British Isles - as the majority of the available evidence strongly suggest is the case - then the biggest, and most puzzling, question of all surely has to be

Lair of the Beasts: Monsters in Print by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(June 11, 2011)
I’m very pleased to announce that the good folks at Britain’s Center for Fortean Zoology are going from strength to strength on the book-publishing front, with a number of excellent new titles of a cryptozoological and monster-hunting nature having jus

Lair of the Beasts: A Monster Hunter is Born by Nick Redfern, Columnist and Monster Hunter
(June 09, 2011)
Every now and again, as you may recall, I devote my weekly Lair of the Beasts column to revealing how, and under what specific – and sometimes very strange - circumstances, some of the world’s most well respected, and well known, seekers of strange bea

Lair of the Beasts: Monsters and Proof by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(June 04, 2011)
People often ask me: When will we finally have proof for the existence of Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, the Chupacabra and the absolute menagerie of additional strange beasts alleged to lurk in the darker and wilder parts of our world? But when people as

Lair of the Beasts: Big Cats on the Loose by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(May 28, 2011)
For those interested in the mystery of the elusive big cats of the British Isles, Marcus Matthews' book, Big Cats Loose in Britain, is essential reading - particularly due to the fact that Marcus is one of those researchers who gets out into the field and

Lair of the Beasts: Monsters & the Men in Black by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(May 21, 2011)
For decades - or perhaps even for centuries, some firmly believe - the infamous Men in Black have been elusive, predatory, fear-inducing figures that have hovered with disturbing regularity upon the enigmatic fringes of the subject of Unidentified Flying O

Lair of the Beasts: Man-Made Monsters by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(May 14, 2011)
Dr. Bob Curran's latest book release, Man-Made Monsters: A Field Guide to Golems, Patchwork Soldiers, Homunculi, and Other Created Creatures, is an absolutely superb addition to the long-line of titles that Curran has written for New Page Books. As you'll

Lair of the Beasts: Monster Archives by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(May 07, 2011)
More than two hundred and fifty million years ago, massive movements in the crust of the Earth led to the creation of a gigantic rift across Scotland that is now known as the Great Glen. As the centuries passed, and as the deeper parts of the Glen filled w

Lair of the Beasts: Creatures of the Crop by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(April 30, 2011)
Without doubt, one of the strangest aspects of cryptozoology, is it’s tie-in with the Crop Circle mystery. Although it’s a little-known aspect of both phenomena, more than a few accounts exist of strange creatures seen in and around Crop Circles. From

Lair of the Beasts: A Monstrous Anniversary by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(April 16, 2011)
Although it was during the summer of 2003 that all Hell broke loose, next month – May 2011 - marks the 10th anniversary of the beginning of a series of sightings of a strange creature, or creatures, said to inhabit a body of water in central England call

Lair of the Beasts: Creatures of the Psychic Kind by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(April 08, 2011)
Declassified United States Army files reveal that, in the early 1950s, Dr. Joseph Banks Rhine, Ph.D., of Duke University, North Carolina was secretly hired by the American military to determine if dogs, cats, and even pigeons, possessed extra-sensory perce

Lair of the Beasts: A Winged Monster by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(April 02, 2011)
Stan Gordon is the author of the book Silent Invasion (an excellent, regional study of Bigfoot high-strangeness), who has generously allowed me to share with you the following report that he received very recently, and which tells a fascinating story of tr

Lair of the Beasts: Manipulating the Monster by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(March 26, 2011)
Few people, whether they have a deep interest in the realm of Cryptozoology or not, will be unaware of the strange phenomenon known as the Chupacabra: a vampire-like entity rumored to roam the island of Puerto Rico since the 1990s. I have been to this myst

Lair of the Beasts: Books of the Beastly Kind by Nick Redfern, Contributing Author
(March 19, 2011)
Right now, as I write these very words, there are a number of excellent new books available on a wide and varied body of cryptozoological creatures that, if you’re interested in learning what’s new and fresh within the field of monster-hunting, I most