Mike Ricksecker is the author of the historic paranormal books Ghosts of Maryland, Ghosts and Legends of Oklahoma, Campfire Tales: Midwest, Ghostorian Case Files: Volume 1, and the Encounters With The Paranormal series. He has appeared on multiple television shows and programs as a paranormal historian, including Animal Planet’s The Haunted and Bio Channel’s My Ghost Story, Fox 5 News (Washington DC) and Fox 25 News (Oklahoma City), Coast-to-Coast AM with George Noory, and he produces his own Internet shows Ghosts and Legends and Paranormal Roads. Recently, he has formed his own paranormal and supernatural publishing company, Haunted Road Media.
Mike’s historic paranormal articles have been published in The Baltimore Sun, Paranormal Underground Magazine, and he wrote an Oklahoma City paranormal column for Examiner.com (2010 – 2014). His work has also been featured in The Oklahoman, The Frederick News Post, Marshall University’s The Parthenon, and Louisiana State University’s Civil War Book Review.
Additionally, Mike is an Amazon best-selling mystery author with two entries to his Chase Michael DeBarlo private detective series, Deadly Heirs and System of the Dead. With over 20 years of experience, Mike serves as a paranormal investigator and “Ghostorian”, along with his partner, Shana Wankel, with Society of the Haunted, and regularly travels to speak about the paranormal and writing.
Mike is a father of four and is an avid baseball fan.