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The Kalbrandt Institute Archives: Book I

Review stars 5
“Overall, this was a fantastic read that put short stories together in a form that held my interest, and I definitely look forward to reading more from this author. Hopefully that whetted your interest, and I highly recommend getting this book!” Read the whole review here!
 – Sci Fi and Scary Book Reviews

Review stars 5
“The reports are wonderfully varied and well documented. The characters are clearly drawn and recognizable. The English language used in the book is of a very high level, which I enjoyed very much during reading. The background information at the end of the book is an extra treat.”
– Hannah Bijl, reader

Review stars 4
“My favourite story must have been the one in Paris. Those two ghosts had won my heart from the first moment. I was actually quite cross that they should be exorcised. If one story already can make me as the reader instantly relate to characters depicted, then the rest of the book cannot be bad. And it is not; far from it.”
– Elke Niclaesen, reader

Review stars 4
“My first reaction was “Finally, a book that treats ghosts and other phenomena as real”. The goosebumps do not come from wondering about whether or not there are ghosts, so one can delve into the story head-first and see what develops. From other books by Chelser I had already come to expect a high level of wielding the English language. I will enjoy going back to these stories to re-read and discover more nuances.”
 – Edith Gessner, reader

Review stars 5
“A wonderful book to read on long winter nights, with very atmospheric stories that range from delightfully spooky to deep and philosophical, with the frame narrative ending in an unexpected twist.”
 – Birte, reader

…and there are more reviews on Goodreads.