New Book: Monster Hike: A 100-Mile Inquiry Into the Sasquatch Mystery

It’s impossible to believe it’s been more than two years since I’ve posted on my blog. But there’s a good reason: I’ve been busy. And I’m very happy to announce the release of my ninth book: Monster Hike: A 100-Mile Inquiry Into the Sasquatch Mystery, published by Anomalist Books.

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From the back cover:

This is the true story of two journeys — one of the mind, one of the body.

The journey of the mind was from curiosity to belief to knowledge of one of the enduring mysteries of our time: the existence of sasquatches. I had read about them for years, but wanted to see for myself. So I undertook a second journey, a 100-mile solo expedition across one of America’s hottest bigfoot sighting areas, Sam Houston National Forest in East Texas.

This personal memoir — at turns frightening, funny, and philosophical — explores the fundamental questions about this persistent mystery: What are these creatures? Why, after thousands of encounters with humans, do they still go unacknowledged by science, government, and mainstream society? And what does all of this tell us about the dangers and the rewards of believing in something mysterious?

Available on Amazon here. The ebook should be available shortly. Here’s my book trailer:

Writing this book and getting it published represents two huge items off my bucket list. It’s also required more courage than just about anything else I’ve ever done, which is the reason I ultimately decided to go forward with it. I will likely write about this phenomenon in the near future.

I plan to build out a page on this blog with photos and possibly sound files to enrich the experience of the book. I hope you’ll give Monster Hike a try, and let me know what you think.

Be safe out there!

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One comment on “New Book: Monster Hike: A 100-Mile Inquiry Into the Sasquatch Mystery

  1. Mike McGuire says:

    Enjoyed your interview on WDTRG, why would Rangers and the government want to cover up the existence of an undiscovered potentially dangerous primate? Consider the economic ramifications, the outdoor gear industry is approaching 19 billion dollars in the U.S. alone. There would be 2 reactions from the public kill/protect so consider as well the effect that would have on the logging and energy industries, not to mention to a lesser extent the impact on the national parks themselves. I am of the opinion that regardless of their initial inclinations, casual visitors and vacationing families would flee those areas, not flock to them. Think Jaws and the Amity beaches “your the mayor of shark city”

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