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5.0 out of 5 stars The Definitive Guide to secret places connected with UFO's.
This book discusses those 'secret' places in the UK, Russia and the USA etc, where strange phenomenon occurs which seems to have an apparent connection to UFO's. Like all of Mack Maloney's books, they're easy to read and absorbing. He delivers in an easy and down to earth way. He talks about Aldermaston, UK, and the mysterious triangle in Russia where people are...
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3.0 out of 5 stars Readable but somewhat superficial
This book discusses locations around the world that have reportedly been the setting for anomalous phenomena. Some of them are home to military facilities.

Mack Maloney (whose real name is Brian Kelleher) is the only named author of the book. Oddly, though, the pronoun 'we' appears in the text, which - understood literally - implies that there's more than one...
Published 4 months ago by Dr. Peter A. Mccue


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5.0 out of 5 stars The Definitive Guide to secret places connected with UFO's., 6 Aug 2013
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This book discusses those 'secret' places in the UK, Russia and the USA etc, where strange phenomenon occurs which seems to have an apparent connection to UFO's. Like all of Mack Maloney's books, they're easy to read and absorbing. He delivers in an easy and down to earth way. He talks about Aldermaston, UK, and the mysterious triangle in Russia where people are allegedly 'healed' of all ills after visiting. If you like mysteries, UFO's, the unexplained, etc, you will LOVE this book.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Give it a miss, 7 July 2014
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After reading this book, I was left with many questions, the main two.. Why did I buy this book? And, Where did Mack Maloney get his information from in regard the UK (chapter 10)? Having served for 10 years in the RAF, I have never read such a poorly researched topic. The information is vague and he jumps to the wrong conclusion every time. This totally undermined the other incidents he wrote about. The cover also states " INCLUDED 8 PAGES OR RARE PICTURES" My copy had a picture of a Road, Rosslyn Chapel, a F-117, A forest, a Mountain, Stonehenge, Nixon and Gleason and a submarine, hardly rare pictures. Not a good buy and poorly put together.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Readable but somewhat superficial, 19 Mar 2014
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This book discusses locations around the world that have reportedly been the setting for anomalous phenomena. Some of them are home to military facilities.

Mack Maloney (whose real name is Brian Kelleher) is the only named author of the book. Oddly, though, the pronoun 'we' appears in the text, which - understood literally - implies that there's more than one author, or that Maloney is writing on behalf of a team.

Although the book contains some photographs, it's generally quite minimalistic. There's no table of contents, let alone an index. And there are no outline maps, which is unfortunate, since there are chapters about little-known places, such as the so-called 'M-Triangle', in Russia, and the Aksai Chin region, on the Chinese-Indian border.

The main text contains very few direct references, and the 'bibliography' largely consists of Internet links, some of which may become unusable over time. In my experience, another problem with Internet material is that it's often anonymous, sensationalist and unreliable. However, Maloney has also drawn on information from researchers with whom he's had personal contact (e.g. Nick Redfern, Jerome Clark and Christopher O'Brien).

Maloney writes clearly, but at points he presents questionable or incredible stories as fact, only later making it explicit that he doesn't necessarily believe them. This is obviously a rhetorical ploy, intended to add a dash of humour to his writing; but it might grate with some readers.

There are factual errors in the book. For example, in connection with the speculative notion that the UK has something akin to the USA's 'Area 51', Maloney mentions "Warton Aerodrome", stating that it's a few miles north of Preston, England. In fact, the Warton he's referring to is WEST of Preston, not to its north.

In Chapter 11 of his book, Maloney states that more UFOs have been reported in the Bonnybridge area of Scotland than anywhere else in the world, and that it has generated thousands of sightings. However, although there was a spate of UFO reports from that area in the 1990s, it seems that the number of truly anomalous sightings may have been much smaller - perhaps around 300. (I've discussed this case, along with others, in some detail in my 2012 book 'Zones of Strangeness: An Examination of Paranormal and UFO Hot Spots'.) To the best of my knowledge, the Bonnybridge area isn't currently the setting for much reported UFO activity. As with other former hot spots, things may have quietened down there.
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