Into the Uncanny

Into the Uncanny


'A contemporary Van Helsing...' Sunday Times

'King of true-life scary tales' Observer

'A wonderfully entertaining ride through the haunted landscape which Danny has made his own.' Mark Gatiss, co-creator of Sherlock

'Terrifying, fascinating, often hilarious... the best ghost investigation I've ever read' Dan Schreiber, author of The Theory of Everything Else

'Scarily good' Danny Wallace, author of Yes Man

'A brilliant book, engaging and filmic - it made me frightened in the daytime' Reece Shearsmith, co-creator of Inside No. 9

I know what I saw...

'The ghosts of today don't live in castles or stately homes, they're in normal houses and workplaces, witnessed by ordinary people like you and me. Now we just need to figure out what the hell they are - the dead returning from the "undiscovered country" of death? Or the product of that equally mysterious location, the human mind?'

Danny Robins is a sceptic who wants to believe. His award-winning podcasts, Uncanny, The Battersea Poltergeist and The Witch Farm, and his smash-hit West End play 2:22 - A Ghost Story have made him "the UK's go-to-ghost guy", and he's on a mission to try to solve this greatest of all mysteries - is the impossible possible?

Into the Uncanny is the story of ordinary people who have experienced extraordinary things and want to make sense of them. Each one is a brand-new case never shared before; modern day, real-life ghost stories that will make your blood run cold. It is also a journey of self-discovery, as Danny explores what the paranormal means to us and the exciting and terrifying prospect that we are not alone.

From poltergeists and apparitions, to UFOs and messages from beyond the grave, Into The Uncanny is a thrilling, adrenaline-filled supernatural adventure. Whether you're Team Believer or Team Sceptic, all you need is an open mind and a bit of courage. So, are you ready to investigate?

About the author

Danny Robins

DANNY ROBINS is an award-winning British writer, broadcaster and journalist. He created the hit BBC podcasts The Battersea Poltergeist, Uncanny and The Witch Farm, and the Olivier Award-nominated West End play 2:22 - A Ghost Story, which is now playing in countries around the world. He has created and written various shows for TV and radio, including the BAFTA-nominated series Young Dracula for BBC1. The TV series of Uncanny will be broadcast on BBC 2 later this year.

Most impressively though, he came second in the UK Air Guitar Championship (he was robbed) and he bizarrely once had a Number 11 hit single by accident. Ask him about it when you see him.
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