Andy Lloyd's Book Reviews


I've always enjoyed books, and find them much easier to digest than page upon page of on-line material.  I've been writing book and conference reviews for many years, offering rare peer review in the alternative knowledge field.  My book reviews are set firmly upon two main pillars: 

Firstly, I actually read the book.

Secondly. I present an honest evaluation of the book, based purely on my opinion of its relative merits, or shortcomings. 


I also highlight information in the book that ties in with my own research interests.  I hope that these reviews prove to be thought-provoking articles in their own right, enabling the reader to get a concise yet deep insight into the subject in question.

A testimonial about these book reviews:

"I read many of your reviews, in particular those abut Ufology etc and enjoyed them all. I found your reviews fair without being condescending.  They retain a reservation but not an ignorance of the subjects nor the conclusions, as such they were both informative and enjoyable to read.  I am about to move on to read your own volumes and look forward to it.  Please keep up the good work.  With thanks"    Charles

Where possible, I have provided Amazon links to easily locate your chosen book on-line. 

I have divided the reviews listed here into sections by subject (then by title).  Or you can search by author by clicking through the link at the bottom of the page. 


Enjoy your reading!

Andy Lloyd


Ufology and Conspiracy


'Above Top Secret' by Jim Marrs


'A.D. After Disclosure' By Richard M. Dolan and Bryce Zabel


'Alien Interface' By Mike Oram and Fran Pickering


"Alien Mind" by George Lobuono


"Alien Rock" by Michael C. Luckman


'Captured!' by Stanton T. Friedman and Kathleen Marden


'Close Encounters of the Fatal Kind' by Nick Redfern


"Contactees" by Nick Redfern


'Countdown to Oblivion' by D. J. Haskell


'Crash" by Kevin Randles


'Does it Rain in Other Dimensions?' by Mike Oram


'Fact, Fiction and Flying Saucers' by Stanton T. Friedman and Kathleen Marden


'Flying Saucers and Science' by Stanton T. Friedman


'Flying Saucers over the White House' by Colin Bennett


'For Nobody's Eyes Only' by Nick Redfern


'Inside the Real Area 51' by Thomas Carey and Donald Schmitt


"Keep Out!" by Nick Redfern


'Life in the Universe' by Marshall Vian Summers


'Mind Wars' by Marie D. Jones and Larry Flaxman


 'Need to Know' by Timothy Good


'Proof of Extraterrestrial Intelligence' by J E Oglesby


'Psi Spies' by Jim Marrs


'Set Your Phaser to Stun' by Steve Pearse


'Sky People' by Ardy Sixkiller Clarke


'The Alien Abduction Files' by Kathleen Marden and Denise Stoner


'The Allies of Humanity' by Marshall Vian Summers


'The Andreasson Affair' by Raymond Fowler


"The Aztec UFO Incident" by Scott Ramsey, Suzanne Ramsey and Frank Thayer


'The Children of Roswell' by Thomas Carey and Donald Schmitt


'The Pyramids and the Pentagon' by Nick Redfern


'The Real Men in Black' by Nick Redfern


'The Roswell Legacy' by Jesse Marcel Jr. and Linda Marcel


'The Starchild Skull' by Lloyd Pye


'The UFO Singularity' by Micah Hanks


'The Universe Speaks' By Roar Sheppard & Marlin


'UFOs and Aliens' edited By Michael Pye and Kirsten Dalley


'UFOs and Nukes' by Robert Hastings


'UFOs and the Extraterrestrial Message' by Richard Lawrence


'UFOs: God's Chariots?' by Ted Peters'


'UFOs: The Secret Evidence'


'Unidentified: The UFO Phenomenon' by Robert Salas


'Wild Things They Don't Tell Us' by Reg Presley'


'Witness to Roswell' by Thomas Carey and Donald Schmitt



Planet X / Nibiru


'Osiris, Isis and Planet X' by Rob Solàrion


'Planet X Forecast and 2012 Survival Guide' by van der Worp, Masters & Manning


'Seven Mountains and the Red Star' by Al Cornette


'The End of Days' by Zecharia Sitchin


'The Lost Book of Enki' by Zecharia Sitchin


'There Were Giants Upon the Earth' by Zecharia Sitchin


'The Nefilim' Synopsis by Monika Myers



Andy Lloyd's Books Reviewed


'The Dark Star' Reviewed by Rob Solàrion


'The Dark Star' Reviewed by Greg Jenner


Western Daily Press 'Dark Star' Article


Testimonials about 'Ezekiel One' by Andy Lloyd


Testimonials about 'The Followers of Horus' by Andy Lloyd


'Winged Disc' (Manuscript) Reviewed by Joan d'Arc



Ancient Aliens


'Aliens in Celtic History and Legend' by Melissa Westwind


'Bloodline of the Gods' by Nick Redfern


'Evidence of the Gods' by Erich von Däniken


'History is Wrong' by Erich von Däniken


'Immortality of the Gods' by Nick Redfern


'Lost Secrets of the Gods' edited by Michael Pye and Kirsten Dalley


'Remnants of the Gods' by Erich von Däniken


'Temples of the African Gods' by Michael Tellinger and Johan Heine


'The Ancient Alien Question' by Philip Coppens


'The Gods Never Left Us' by Erich von Daniken


'The Secret History of the Reptilians' by Scott Alan Roberts


'The Sagan Conspiracy' by Donald Zygutis


'The Yahweh Encounters' by Ann Madden Jones


'Twilight of the Gods' Erich von Däniken


'We Are Not Alone in the Universe' By Konrad Kulczyk



Mysteries et al


'Ancient Treasures' by Brian Haughton


'Ancient Giants of the Americas' by Xaviant Haze


'History's Mysteries' by Brian Haughton


'Lost Civilizations & Secrets of the Past' Michael Pye and Kirsten Dalley (Eds)


"Markawasi" by Kathy Doore


'Monster Files' by Nick Redfern


'On The Edge of Reality' by Colin Andrews with Synthia Andrews


'Out of Place in Time and Space' by Lamont Wood


'The Exodus Reality' by Scott Alan Roberts and John Richard Ward


'The Lost Civilization Enigma' by Philip Coppens


'The Lost Colonies of Ancient America' by Frank Joseph


'The Lost Secrets of Maya Technology' by James A. O'Kon


'The Lost Worlds of Ancient America' edited by Frank Joseph


'The Slenderman Mysteries' by Nick Redfern


'The Star of the Magi' by Courtney Roberts


'The World's Weirdest Places' by Nick Redfern


'Viral Mythology' by Marie D. Jones and Larry Flaxman



Occult and Esoteric


'A Deed Without a Name' by Lee Morgan


'A Haunted Mind' by Bob Curran


'American Vampires' by Bob Curran


'Conscious Ink' by Lisa Barretta


"Dogged Days" by Ellis C. Taylor


'Hidden Secrets of "Many, but One"' by Donald Ryles


'In These Signs Conquer' by Ellis C. Taylor


'Living in the Matrix' by Ellis C. Taylor


'Lost Lands, Forgotten Realms' by Dr Bob Curran


'Man-Made Monsters' by Bob Curran


'Mirror of the Free' By Nicholas Swift


'Nostradamus, Bibliomancer' by Peter Lemesurier


'Spirals' by Geoff Ward


'The Circle of Initiates, Past and Present' by Klaire D. Roy


'The Last Bastion' by Ralph Harvey


'The Master Game' by Graham Hancock and Robert Bauval


'The United Symbolism of America' by Robert Hieronimus


'Traditional Witchcraft and the Path to the Mysteries' by Mélusine Draco


'Traditional Witchcraft for the Seashore' by Mélusine Draco


'The Three Dangerous Magi' by P. T. Mistlberger


'Werewolves' by Dr. Bob Curran


'Witchcraft into the Wilds' by Rachel Patterson


'Yesterday's Children' by Jenny Cockell


'Zombies' by Bob Curran



Ghosts and Mediums


Derek Acorah: Lecture and Book Review


'Encyclopedia of Haunted Places' Jeff Belanger (Ed)


'Ghosts, Spirits, & Hauntings' Michael Pye & Kirsten Dalley (Eds)


'Haunted Spaces, Sacred Places' by Brian Haughton


'It was a Dark and Creepy Night' by Joshua P. Warren with Andrea Saarkoppel


'Jim Harold's Campfire: True Ghost Stories' by Jim Harold


'The Ghost Studies' by Brandon Massullo


'The Haunted House Diaries' by William J. Hall


'The Haunting of Asylum 49' by Richard Estep and Cami Andersen


'The World's Creepiest Places' by Bob Curran


'The World's Most Haunted Hospitals' by Richard Estep





'Cracks in the Great Wall' by Charles Upton


'Delusion' By Philip Gardiner


'The Alien Deception' by Nigel Watson


'The Song of the Greys' by Nigel Kerner



Science and Cosmology


'An Enlightened Philosophy' by Geoff Crocker


'Cosmic Conversations' by Stephan Martin


'Destiny vs. Choice' by Marie D. Jones


"Science was Wrong" By Stanton T. Friedman and Kathleen Martin


'Strange Electromagnetic Dimensions' by Louis Proud


'The Archetype of the Number and its Reflections in Contemporary Cosmology' by Alain Negre


'The Déjà Vu Enigma' by Marie D. Jones and Larry Flaxman


'The Choice' by Mike Bara


'The New Genesis' by Wojciech K. Kulczyk


'The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing' by Richard Dawkins


'The Purpose-Guided Universe' by Bernard Haisch


'The Resonance Key' by Marie D. Jones and Larry Flaxman


'The Way of the Explorer' Revised Ed by Dr Edgar Mitchell with Dwight Williams


'The Planets' by Dava Sobel


'This Book is From the Future' by Marie D. Jones & Larry Flaxman



Motivational Literature and Spirituality


'A Call from Heaven' by Josie Varga


'Activate Joy' by AlixSandra Parness


'Beyond the Rainbow' by Judy Kennedy


'Dragonflame' by Lawren Leo


'Between Now and When' by Richard House


'Happiness Genes' by James D. Baird and Laurie Nadel


'Instant Healing' By Susan Shumsky


'Making Your Wisdom Come Alive' by Michael Gluckman


'Manual for Living: Reality' by Seth David Chernoff


'Open Your Heart to the Magic of Love' by Lester Sauvage


'Rain Drops of Love for a Thirsty World' by Eileen Workman


'Sustainable Wellness' by Matt Mumber and Heather Reed


'The Alchemy of Self Healing' by Jeannine Wiest


'The Book of Transformation' by Lisa Barretta


'The Oneness Blessing' by Paula Rosenfeld


'The Path of Energy' by Synthia Andrews


'The Power of Chakras' By Susan Shumsky


'The Unfoldment' By Neil Kramer


'Think and Grow Rich' by Napoleon Hill


'Your Ultimate Life Plan' by Jennifer Howard




Fiction and Miscellaneous


'2012 - Biography of a Time Traveler' by Stephanie South


'2013' by Marie D. Jones


'Aliens in my Garden' by Jude Gwynaire


'Capital in the 21st Century' by Thomas Piketty


'Carrots, Elves and Aliens' by John Francis Callaghan


'Cloud Atlas' by David Mitchell


'Grendel's Mother' by Susan Signe Morrison


'Granny Boo' by Phil Whitley


'It wasn't me' by Chris Addison


'Jubilee Year' by Gerard O'Neill


'Keechie' by Phil Whitley


'Mind Reader' by Steve Godofsky


'Ontogenesis' by John Evan Garvey


'Reclaiming Civilization' by Brendan Myers


'The Alchemists of Barbal'  by David Clement-Davies


'The Awakening Artist' by Patrick Howe


'The Lost Symbol' by Dan Brown


'The Mushroom Club' By Wayne Sekulic


'The Yogi Footballer' by Simon Ralli Robinson



DVD  and Gigs Review


Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)




Sick 'N' Beautiful


'The Great Year'



Conference reviews and Dark Star lectures


Rome Planet X Conferences 2009, 2012 & 2016


Worcester ASSAP Conferences 2006 and 2012


Reg Presley  August 2003


Lloyd Pye  March 2003


Jean Kelford, Medium: Lecture Review


Books for review can be sent to Andy Lloyd at the author/publisher's own risk. (I reserve the right to fail to produce a review if a submitted book turns out to be complete pants). Please contact me by e-mail for a postal address.



Written by Andy Lloyd, author of 'The Dark Star' (2005), 'Ezekiel One' (2009), 'The Followers of Horus' (2010) and 'Darker Stars' (2018)

Published by Timeless Voyager Press



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