Kalbrandt Institute Archives
Book I: Hauntings
Eva can read the true stories of whatever she touches. In the Archives, she got more than she bargained for...
Ancient books, rare artefacts, reports of paranormal phenomenon: the Kalbrandt Institute archives surpass Eva’s wildest imagination. Here, her ability to ‘read’ objects on touch isn’t considered weird – it is why they hired her.
But examining the reports of her predecessors, she finds their memories speak louder than words on paper. The Institute harbours secrets, dark secrets that will cost Eva her life. And now her boss knows what she found out...
WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT KIA: HAUNTINGS
"A wonderfully written work by Chris Chelser that hooked me immediately. Eva, the main character, serves as a vehicle for Chelser to tell 5 ghost stories that are all unique and interesting."
– SciFi and Scary Book Reviews
“Overall this sensational read can only be described as the perfect book, it has brilliant, memorable characters, a compelling plot and lastly, it has excellent writing that will keep any reader entertained the whole way through.”
“The reports are wonderfully varied and well documented. The English language used in the book is of a very high level.”
“My favourite story must have been the one in Paris. Those two ghosts had won my heart from the first moment. 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.”
“I was thrilled with myself for finding this book. The writing is not only excellent, but more importantly, the characters are fabulous: three-dimensional, multi-faceted and realistic. The short stories are all linked through our main character, Eva, who is such an engaging woman, and all the plots offer an original take on the haunting place phenomenon. I will definitely read the next. I only hope I won’t have to wait too long!”
– Caroline Cairn
“I absolutely loved this book. I’m eagerly awaiting the second.”