About the Author:
Andrew Homer is a local historian who has been researching and writing about the West Midlands for many years. He has had a lifelong fascination with anomalous phenomena and especially ghosts and hauntings. He has enjoyed a long and varied career in anomaly research including serving as National Investigations Co-ordinator for the Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena (ASSAP). In 1998 he was awarded the Michael Bentine memorial shield for anomaly research. He has played a key role in numerous notable investigations over many years of anomaly research and has appeared on radio and television programmes. Andrew has investigated reported anomalous phenomena in every type of location including castles, stately homes, private houses and, of course, licensed properties. He has written books for Amberley on the Black Country, including brewing, and haunted hostelries in Shropshire.