Joining me today is author and paranormal investigator Amanda Woomer to talk about her book Harlots and Hauntings which is an exploration of the voices and stories of sex workers that have been silenced for centuries. Through the sharing of locations with hauntings associated with women of negotiable affection as well as an analysis of the history of sex workers Amanda brings a topic to the attention of paranormal enthusiasts and history lovers... something that is bound to intrigue and delight whilst leaving you with some questions and thoughts of your own.
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https://spookeats.com/ and information on Amanda's books
If you want to get your hands on The Feminine Macabre Volume I, II, III or IV then make sure to take a look at https://spookeats.com/femininemacabre/ or via Amazon. You can explore my chapter titled, 'In Search of the Medieval' in Volume III.
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Paranormal author and investigator
Amanda loves to spotlight haunted locations people can actually visit and perhaps have a ghostly experience of their own. Her blog features lots of articles and of course, her books are filled with haunted tales from all over the United States.
Spook-Eats is a blog created by Amanda and dedicated to travel, food, and (of course) a little bit of paranormal thrown in just for fun! Amanda Woomer is a huge travel buff, foodie, and lover of all things strange and unusual. She’s been visiting haunted locations ever since her first visit to Gettysburg, PA in 2004 and since then, traveled to dozens of haunted places in the United States from the Stanley Hotel in Colorado to the home of Robert the Doll in Key West. She continues her journey around the country, visiting bars, cafes, restaurants, and hotels, searching for delicious food and spirits of all kinds.
Amanda is also the author of many books including: A Haunted Atlas of Western New York, The Cryptid ABC Book (picture book for kids), America’s Haunted Breweries: Distilleries, and Wineries, The Ghosts of the Ghostlight Theatre and Krampus’s Great Big Book of Yuletide Monsters is her second children’s book and will be available on November 1, 2020.