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Author, Paranormal Investigator, featured on Animal Planet's The Haunted,
Bio Channel's My Ghost Story, and Fox 5 News in Washington!
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Ghosts of Maryland
Deadly Heirs
System of the Dead
Ghosts & Legends of Oklahoma

Video Blogs

Inside Paranormal Shows

A look inside the paranormal shows I've been on, including The Haunted and My Ghost Story. Deleted scenes, EVPs, and meter activations not yet before seen!


Friends of the Fedora

In this sixth video blog episode I invite viewers to a new interactive Chase Michael DeBarlo mystery for my Friends of the Fedora that is hidden on a secret page of my web site.


Starbucks Coffee for the Writing Life

In this fifth video blog episode I'm on a trip to Starbucks to grab some coffee. While I conclude this with a special announcement about the next episode of "Ghosts and Legends" I talk a bit about coffee and writing... and I start with a rant about mowing the lawn early on Saturday mornings!



Video Blog: Celebrating a Mystery

In this fourth video blog episode I celebrate the 10th Anniversary of my first mystery novel, DEADLY HEIRS. Learn the history and influences behind the book that launched my writing career and the journey private investigator Chase Michael DeBarlo and I have taken together.

Contained within in a special 10th Anniversary Edition announcement of the book and that Hayden Christensen will NOT be making a surprise George Lucas-style appearance.



New Video Blog: Shadow People

In Mike's new video blog series he discusses the phenomenon of shadow people!