About the author
In 1962 Raymond Buckland came to the United States from England, where he’d written comedy scripts and was personal scriptwriter for a popular British comedian. Raymond has had nearly seventy books published (fiction and non-fiction), with nearly three million copies in print and translated into seventeen foreign languages. He has received awards for his work and his books are featured in several national book clubs. He served as Technical Director for movies, working with Orson Wells, Vincent Price, John Carradine, and William Friedkin (director of The Exorcist). Raymond has lectured at colleges and universities across the country and has been the subject of articles in such newspapers and magazines as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, New York Sunday News, National Observer, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Look Magazine, Cosmopolitan, True, and many others. He has appeared on numerous national television and radio talk shows, including The Dick Cavett Show, The Tomorrow Show (with Tom Snyder), Not For Women Only (with Barbara Walters), The Virginia Graham Show, The Dennis Wholey Show, The Sally Jessy Raphaël Show, and has been seen on BBC-TV, England, RAI-TV, Italy, and CBC-TV, Canada. He has appeared extensively on stage in England and played small character parts in movies in America. He has taught courses at colleges and universities and been a featured speaker at conferences and workshops. He teaches at Lily Dale Assembly, NY, and Camp Chesterfield, IN; two of the world’s largest Spiritualist communities. He is listed in a number of reference works including Contemporary Authors, Who’s Who In America, Men of Achievement, and International Authors’ and Writers’ Who’s Who. His recent books include The Spirit Book (Visible Ink Press), Buckland’s Book of Spirit Communications (Llewellyn), the novels Golden Illuminati (Pendraig), and Atomic Sunrise (Galde Press). A prolific author, Raymond Buckland is currently writing two series of Victorian mysteries. Today he lives on a small farm in north-central Ohio.