Afterlife Research

Books or links in bold were used as references in articles.  *Starred books or links are personal favorites and highly recommended.  References are being updated regularly as I accumulate new knowledge and wisdom.  New books or links in the last 3 months are marked accordingly.  I welcome all suggestions for new references.




Loyd Auerbach   Loyd Auerbach

(Also found under Paranormal/Parapsychology)

A researcher into a number of subjects including the paranormal, supernatural, parapsychology, anthropology, life after death and spirit mediums.  He is on the board of directors at the Rhine Research Center, which is at the forefront of consciousness and psychic research.  He regularly travels the country to work with amateur paranormal researchers and to give lectures.  He has appeared on numerous television and radio programs and also teaches academic courses in parapsychology.



Mindreader – The Paranormal Network (Dimensions of the Unexplained)

Loyd Auerbach Profile

Loyd Auerbach Discusses Paranormal Misconceptions

Loyd Auerbach Lecture: Perceiving the Paranormal (Video)

Loyd Auerbach Audio Archive



ESP Wars: East and West: An Account of the Military Use of Psychic Espionage

Psychic Dreaming: A Parapsychologist’s Handbook

Ghost Hunting: How to Investigate the Paranormal

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Dr. Stafford Betty   Stafford Betty

A researcher into the afterlife, he has published many books, essays, and articles.  He uses spirit communications with mediums to give us a vision of what the other side is and to explain the purpose of life, which is to grow the soul.  He is a professor of religious studies at California State University in Bakersfield and also has a blog at the Huffington Post.



Dr. Stafford Betty Profile

Dr. Stafford Betty Blog

Dr. Stafford Betty Audio Archive



The Afterlife Unveiled: What the Dead are Telling Us About Their World

Heaven and Hell Unveiled: Updates from the World of Spirit




*Sylvia Browne   Sylvia Browne

(Also found under Psychics/MediumsSpiritual Teachers – Contemporary)

A popular psychic, medium, channel and spiritual teacher, she is well-known for her many predictions.  Although controversial at times, her philosophies and teachings mirror new age and modern esoteric spiritual teachers.  Her information is channeled by her spirit guide, known as Francine, with teachings revolving around the purpose for life, what life on the spiritual planes are like, the paranormal and decoding ancient mysteries.  We are all God experiencing universal knowledge through physical form, done by choice as many times as we wish, for the growth of our soul.  She passed away in 2013.



Sylvia Browne Main Website

Sylvia Browne’s Inner Circle – YouTube

Sylvia Browne Audio Archive



*Journey of the Soul, 3 Book Box Set

Life on the Other Side: A Psychic’s Tour of the Afterlife

The Other Side & Back

Blessings From the Other Side: Wisdom & Comfort From the Afterlife for This Life

Secrets & Mysteries of the World

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Barry Eaton   Barry Eaton

(Also found under Psychics/Mediums)

A well-known TV and radio personality from Australia, he is also a psychic medium.  His experiences, readings on others and research show us how to communicate with the afterlife and what our purpose for coming into a physical body is, including how we incarnate into soul groups in one lifetime after another.  He also hosts a radio show and has published many documentary films, commercials, and corporate presentations. 



Barry Eaton Main Website

Barry Eaton – No Goodbyes

Barry Eaton Audio Archive



Afterlife: Uncovering the Secrets of Life After Death




Dr. Edith Fiore   Edith Fiore

(Also found under Reincarnation/Life Between Life ResearchHypnotherapy/Regression Therapy)

A psychologist and hypnotherapist who specializes in helping souls who do not cross over into the spiritual planes immediately after physical death and can ‘attach’ themselves to a physical being.  These souls are usually on a lower vibrational level because of drug and alcohol abuse or extreme illness while they were in a physical body.  She releases these souls and allows them to cross peacefully to the higher spiritual planes.  She is also a past life regression therapist and travels as a lecturer and teacher of her methods.



Edith Fiore, Ph.D.

Edith Fiore, Ph.D. – The Treatment of Gender Dysphoria Sex Change or Spirit Change?

Edith Fiore Audio Archive



The Unquiet Dead: A Psychologist Treats Spirit Possession

You Have Been Here Before: A Psychologist Looks at Past Lives

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Dr. Elena Gabor   Alena Gabor

(Also found under Hypnotherapy/Regression Therapy)

A certified medical hypnotherapist and a researcher into the human conscious and subconscious mind, she holds many certifications in hypnotherapy and instruction.  Her work explores the mysteries of consciousness, life after death and healing without the use of medications.  Her pioneering techniques are opening doors into the realms of the afterlife, past lives, and the universal consciousness.  She also conducts workshops and holds certification programs in hypnotherapy.



Dr. Elena Gabor Main Website

Elena Gabor Audio Archive



HoMe at the Tree of Life: An Introduction to Subconscious, Ethereal Science




Roberta Grimes   Roberta Grimes

(Also found under Spiritual Teachers – Contemporary)

A business attorney and spiritual teacher, she is known for her research into the afterlife and evidence that has been presented since the 19th century which has been forgotten or ignored.  Putting together consistent information from quantum physics, consciousness research, ancient writings and afterlife research, she teaches us how reality works, the nature of God and the purpose for our lives.  She details the many ways in which spirit beings contact us and ways we can contact them.  She travels the country as a speaker and also has her own radio show.



Roberta Grimes Main Website

Afterlife Forums

Roberta Grimes Audio Archive



The Fun of Dying: Find Out What Really Happens Next!

The Fun of Staying in Touch: How Our Loved Ones Contact Us & How We Can Contact Them

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Annamaria Hemingway   AnnaMaria Hemingway

(Also found under NDE Research)

A spiritual counselor and teacher, she bridges the gap between ancient cultural myths and religious practices to contemporary NDEs and outlines what we have understood throughout history about consciousness.  She shows that death has become taboo in our modern society but it is something that should be better understood as an integral part of life.  As a member of the International Association of Near-Death Studies, she has authored several books, travels the country as a lecturer and also holds workshops.



Annamaria Hemingway Bio

Annamaria Hemingway – Honoring the Sacred Journey



Practicing Conscious Living & Dying: Stories of the Eternal Continuum of Consciousness

Immortal Yearnings: Mystical Imaginings & Primordial Affirmations of the Afterlife

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Dr. Annie Kagan   Annie Kagan

A songwriter and chiropractor, she tells the story of the unexpected death of her brother Billy.  Through communications with her deceased brother, she offers evidence that the soul survives death.  Her book ‘The Afterlife of Billy Fingers’ recounts this after-death communication.  She has also done numerous radio interviews.



The Afterlife of Billy Fingers – Dr. Annie Kagan Main Website

Dr. Annie Kagan – A Glimpse into the Afterlife

Interview with Annie Kagan – Author of ‘The Afterlife of Billy Fingers’

Annie Kagan Audio Archive



The Afterlife of Billy Fingers: How My Bad-Boy Brother Proved to Me There’s Life After Death





(Also found under Paranormal/ParapsychologyKnowledge Channeling)

One of the world’s leading authorities on the subject of channeling, he is also known for his research into consciousness, parapsychology, ufology and fringe science.  His uses his multi-disciplinary approach to develop a unified wisdom of all-that-is with the role of consciousness and spirit in physical space-time and spiritual dimensions.  He has given numerous presentations on a wide array of subjects and appeared on many television and radio shows.  



Jon Klimo Main Website

Channeling & the Self with Jon Klimo

Jon Klimo – Channeling Investigations on Receiving Information from Paranormal Sources (Video)

Jon Klimo Audio Archive



Channeling: Investigations on Receiving Information from Paranormal Sources

Suicide: What Really Happens in the Afterlife?

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Ian Lawton   ian-lawton

(Also found under Spiritual Teachers – Contemporary Reincarnation/Life Between Life Research)

A writer and researcher, he began his career specializing in ancient history and esoteric topics.  He has since become a well-known spiritual philosopher and one of the world’s leading authorities in the interlife (life between lives).  His work focuses on rational spirituality, which is a grounded, evidence-based and logical alternative to an atheist or materialist worldview.  He also has established a ‘super soul’ spirituality which takes you to your true divinity, that of God, as well as understanding the Law of Attraction and personal accountability rather than blaming an outside force or traditional views of karma.  His work is on the leading edge of 21’st Century spirituality and a deeper purpose for our physical lives.



Ian Lawton Main Website

Ian Lawton Blog

Ian Lawton – En*theos Academy

Ian Lawton Audio Archive



The Little Book of the Soul: True Stories That Could Change Your Life

The Big Book of the Soul (Rational Spirituality for the Twenty-First Century)

The Wisdom of the Soul: Profound Insights from the Life Between Lives

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Tobias McGriff   Tobias Mcgriff

(Also found under Paranormal/Parapsychology)

A filmmaker, historian and paranormal researcher, he is regarded as the voice for all things strange in America’s Most Haunted City – Savannah, GA.  He is an expert on a wide range of subjects, including haunted locations, paranormal investigations, voodoo culture and supernatural science.  He is the founder of Blue Orb Ghost Tours, named Savannah’s best ghost tour and also hosts his own radio show.  He is also a member of the Rhine Research Center and has helped to create afterlife research technology with his colleagues.  He appears regularly on TV and radio shows, including the TV show Haunted Highway.



Tobias McGriff Main Website

Blue Orb Ghost Tours

Tobias McGriff Audio Archive



Savannah Shadows: Tales from the Midnight Zombie Tour

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Bob Olson   Bob Olson

(Also found under NDE ResearchPsychics/Mediums)

An afterlife investigator and psychic medium researcher, he is a former skeptic and private investigator.  He uses his skills to test evidence and interpret data in many areas including psychic mediumship, past-life regression, remote viewing and channeling.   He has interviewed hundreds of people who have had NDEs, OBEs, past life recalls and other afterlife phenomena.  He put together his list of best psychic mediums and also offers a course for mediums and psychics.



Afterlife TV – Bob Olson Main Website

Bob Olson – Answers About the Afterlife

Bob Olson – YouTube

Bob Olson Audio Archive



Answers About the Afterlife: A Private Investigator’s 15-Year Research Unlocks the Mysteries of Life After Death




Dr. Mark Pitstick   mark-pitstick

(Also found under Reincarnation/Life Between Life ResearchHypnotherapy/Regression Therapy)

A doctor, theologian, and counselor, he has been helping many suffering and dying people in hospitals and medical health centers since the 1970s.  His research into what happens after we die and why we are here is based off evidence and many transformative experiences.  He is certified in Past Life Regression Therapy by *Dr. Brian Weiss and in Facilitated After-Death Contact technique by *Dr. Raymond Moody.  He has given many workshops on spiritual awareness and optimal wellness as well as appearing on many radio shows.



Soul Proof – Mark Pitstick Main Website


Radiant 101

Soul Proof Documentary

Mark Pitstick Audio Archive



Soul Proof

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Dr. Gary Schwartz   Gary Schwartz

A professor of psychology, medicine, neurology, psychiatry and surgery who has published hundreds of scientific papers.  He provides evidence-based research for the existence of a greater spiritual reality.  Through laboratory controlled conditions, he provides verifiable information from mediums about living and deceased people as well as energy healing experiments.  His research provides a clearer picture of what the spiritual realm is like and is helping to bridge the gap between science and spirituality.  He has appeared on many popular TV and radio shows and authored many books.



Dr. Gary Schwartz Main Website

Gary Schwartz Audio Archive



The Afterlife Experiments: Breakthrough Scientific Evidence of Life After Death

The Sacred Promise: How Science Is Discovering Spirit’s Collaboration with Us in Our Daily Lives

The G.O.D. Experiments: How Science Is Discovering God in Everything, Including Us

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Tony Stubbs   Tony Stubbs

(Also found under NDE ResearchReincarnation/Life Between Life Research)

A master teacher and ghostwriter, he has provided some of the most popular works on spirituality, death, and NDEs.  He outlines how souls design all aspects of their lives on the physical planes.  As a student of the *Michael Teachings, he provides in-depth insight into our reasons for choosing to come into a physical body and the reasons why it is important that we continue to evolve.  Leaving traditional organized religion behind and referring to it as a grand deception, his work is about revealing the truth and using your own judgment.



Tony Stubbs – Living with Soul

Earth Life Preparation: Excerpts from Chapter 5, Living with Soul by Tony Stubbs



Living with Soul, Vol. 1

Living with Soul: An Old Soul’s Guide to Life, the Universe & Everything, Vol. 2

Ascension Handbook: Channeled Material by Serapis

The Other Side: Wisdom About the Other Side From Those on the Other Side

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Emanuel Swedenborg   emanuel-swedenborg

(Also found under Psychics/Mediums)

A renowned scientist of his time, he studied many hard sciences including anatomy and physiology but was also a devoted Christian.  He claimed to be in contact with spiritual entities, where he experienced many metaphysical realms such as OBEs, NDEs, and visions of ‘heaven’ and ‘hell’.  His many spiritual writings still affect contemporary researchers such as the father of the NDE, *Dr. Raymond Moody.  He presents his ideas in a logical form, a draws examples from everyday life and proof of his revelations.  He passed away in 1772.



Emanuel Swedenborg – Main Website

Emanuel Swedenborg – Bio

The Trigger of Psychic Visions: Emanuel Swedenborg’s Near-Death Experiences

Emanuel Swedenborg – A Wise/Mystic Swede with Cosmic Views & Experiences (Video)



Emanuel Swedenborg – Sacred Text Archive

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Dr. Jamie Turndorf   Jamie Turndorf

(Also found under Spiritual Healing)

Known as ‘Dr. Love’ she is a popular relationship expert who developed a groundbreaking form of grief therapy that helps people resolve issues and reconnect with loved ones who have passed on.  She discovered her technique after experiencing her deceased husband’s presence and reconnection, often manifesting in front of other people.  Her message is that heaven is a state, not a place, and loved ones who have passed on can give their support and love no matter how long they have been away from the physical planes.  We can also work out conflicts that may not have been resolved during their physical lives.  She has appeared on numerous major TV and radio shows and hosts her own radio show.



Dr. Jamie Turndorf Main Website

Dr. Jamie Turndorf – Ask Dr. Love

Dr. Jamie Turndorf Bio

Jamie Turndorf Audio Archive



Love Never Dies: How to Reconnect & Make Peace with the Deceased

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James Van Praagh   James Van Praagh

(Also found under Psychics/Mediums)

One of the most popular and accurate spiritual mediums and clairvoyants in the world, he is a well-respected pioneer in his field.  His contributions have brought worldwide awareness to the public about life on the spiritual planes and communications with those that have passed on.  He has appeared on numerous television and radio shows and has regularly worked with popular world leaders and entertainment celebrities as a consultant and spiritual leader.



James Van Praagh Main Website

James Van Praagh – YouTube

James Van Praagh Audio Archive



Adventures of the Soul: Journeys Through the Physical & Spiritual Dimensions

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Dr. Jan W. Vandersande   Jan Vandersande

A physicist, professor and wall street analyst, he is best known for his research into the afterlife.  Having his own experiences with trance mediums and channelers, he has witnessed many psychic phenomena and has published over 80 scientific articles.  His research takes over a century of literature and testimony and combines them with modern-day accounts and investigations to present a compelling case for life after death.  



Jan W. Vandersande – Life After Death: Some of the Best Evidence

Jan W. Vandersande Ph.D., Life After Death (Video)

Jan Vandersande Audio Archive



Life After Death: Some of the Best Evidence

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