I started out in the 1970s as a National Park Service Ranger/Historian in Gettysburg, PA. I knew that I wanted to be a writer, so after five years with the NPS, I got the crazy idea that I should start my own research and writing company. Thus began Interpretive Enterprises. I spent several years as a freelance writer and wondering if I had lost my mind.
My first book was a children's book: The Little Drummer Boy. It won an award and boosted my confidence. I had been collecting ghost stories of the Gettysburg area since I first arrived, so I decided to approach a local publisher to see if they'd be interested in a book about the Ghosts of Gettysburg. The first ghost book came out in 1991. Since then, I have written fifteen books, covering topics of historical interest, as well as the paranormal. My stories have been seen on The History Channel, A&E, The Discovery Channel, The Travel Channel, Unsolved Mysteries, The Biography Channel, and numerous regional television shows and heard on Coast to Coast AM, and regional radio.
In 1994, I founded "The Ghosts of Gettysburg Candlelight Walking Tours®," a tour based on the stories in my book series. The tour company started out on a card table in the town square. The next year I rented office space at the corner of Baltimore St. and Steinwehr Ave. Finally, in 1997, I purchased the current headquarters building at 271 Baltimore St.
Mara McKay is anxious to get her new life started and leave her past behind, but when the subject of her book commits “suicide,” she is thrown into a world of ghosts and psychics, turning her belief system, and love life, upside down, as she fights to hang on to her mortal soul.
Along with more ghost stories from Gettysburg, this newest addition to the Ghosts of Gettysburg series includes stories about places with a Gettysburg connection and tales of ghostly manifestations that have re-occurred in Gettysburg–a ghostly déjà vu.
Gettysburg has become a place of mysterious stories and strange experiences. While author Mark Nesbitt can't provide the reader with specific times or places where the spirits may be intercepted on their journeys around the area made infamous by the Battle of Gettysburg, he does give advice on techniques, equipment, locations, and more to help in the quest to encounter the Ghosts of Gettysburg.
Gettysburg has earned the reputation as the most haunted place in America! The fourth book in Mark Nesbitt's popular "Ghosts of Gettysburg" book series includes more ghostly encounters on the battlefield, Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town. Some venues are new, others continue to provide unsuspecting visitors with unexpected, sometimes bizarre, glimpses into another world.
Gettysburg has earned the reputation as the most haunted place in America! The third book in Mark Nesbitt's popular "Ghosts of Gettysburg" book series includes more ghostly encounters on the battlefield, Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town. Some venues are new, others continue to provide unsuspecting visitors with unexpected, sometimes bizarre, glimpses into another world.
The second book in the "Haunted Crime Scenes" series. This book focuses on the paranormal phenomena at crime scenes. Forensics expert Katherine Ramsland and paranormal investigator Mark Nesbitt examine murder implements, victims, killers and crime scenes that reportedly have supernatural components. Included are results of their investigations and suggestions for sites they haven't investigated.
"Ghosts of Gettysburg II" is the second volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. After the release of the first volume, people began contacting Mr. Nesbitt to share their ghostly experiences on the Gettysburg battlefield. This volume includes more ghostly encounters on the Gettysburg battlefield, on the Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town of Gettysburg.
What if forensic and paranormal investigation deliberately crossed paths? Can forensics aid ghost hunters? Might ghost hunters one day assist in the cause of justice? In "Blood & Ghosts," Katherine Ramsland and Mark Nesbitt examine tales of murder, ghosts and hauntings; police psychics; and scientific experiments in search of the answers to these questions and more!
"Ghosts of Gettysburg" is the first volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. A combination of history and mystery, this volume focuses on the early ghost-lore of Gettysburg. Included are the timeless stories of the woman in white, the surgeons of Old Dorm, the ghosts of Devil's Den, the Blue Boy, and other infamous spectres who wander the Gettysburg battlefield.
Many historical accounts have been written documenting the Battle of Gettysburg and the Civil War. In "If the South Won Gettysburg" author Mark Nesbitt makes a dramatic hypothetical examination of precisely that theory: What if the South won at Gettysburg as a result of a change in the South's battle tactics ? What would have been the fate of this great nation?
"Ghosts of Gettysburg V" is the fifth volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. This volume includes tales of eerie events and more ghostly encounters on the Gettysburg battlefield in such well known areas as Devil's Den, the National Cemetery, the Triangular Field, Oak Ridge and Little Round Top.
"Ghosts of Gettysburg VI" is the sixth volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. This volume includes tales of eerie events in the Civil War era house where the Ghosts of Gettysburg Candlelight Walking Tours originate, "shadow people" or "dark ghosts," a haunted clock, and more ghostly encounters on the Gettysburg battlefield.
"Ghosts of Gettysburg VII" is the newest addition to Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. It contains a multitude of stories never heard in public before, including an entire chapter dedicated to the eerie and unexplainable events experienced by tour guides while conducting their tours for the Ghosts of Gettysburg Candlelight Walking Tours.