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About the Author

Denver Michaels is an author with a passion for cryptozoology, the paranormal, lost civilizations, and all things unexplained. At age 42, the Virginia native released his first book People are Seeing Something—a culmination of many years of research into the lake monster phenomenon. Since then, he has gone on to write Water Monsters South of the Border and Wild & Wonderful (and Paranormal) West Virginia.

Michaels is employed as an engineering technologist and works full-time. He is married with three children. In his spare time, Michaels enjoys the outdoors and traveling and he continues to perform research and writing for future works.

My Books

My first book, People are Seeing Something, examines the lake monster phenomenon in the United States and Canada. Click on the icon to visit the Amazon page.

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My second book piggybacks off of the first. In Water Monsters South of the Border, I look at reports in the Caribbean, Central & South America, and Mexico of water monsters. Click on the icon to visit the Amazon page.

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In my third book, Wild & Wonderful (and Paranormal) West Virginia, I ask: Why does the Mountain State experience a disproportionate amount of strange activity? Click on the icon to visit the Amazon page.

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Thoughts on Dogmen

Dogmen, human-canine hybrids—similar, to werewolf descriptions—have always had their place in paranormal and cryptozoological lore. However, they are being reported in North America more and more frequently. They are described thusly: Hairy, bipedal, although sometimes seen on four legs​ 7 ½ feet tall when standing on two legs. On four legs, 4 feet in height​ …

Haunted Bellevue Hall

I recently visited several interesting places in Delaware. Among these, was Bellevue Hall. Bellevue Hall and the surrounding land was originally owned by a wealthy merchant named Hanson Robinson. Robinson built a Gothic Revival-styled castle on the property complete with towers that provided a view of the Delaware River. William du Pont (1855–1928) acquired the …