Research Material

Books are influenced by the research material used by the author.  Readers who like a book, therefore, may take an interest in the reference books that contributed to a book.

Here’s my list of favorite research material for the books and short stories that I write.

Magic during the Middle Ages and Renaissance:

1) The Foundations of Modern Science in the Middle Ages – Edward Grant

2) Renaissance Magic & the Return of the Golden Age – John S. Melbane

3) Eros and Magic in the Renaissance – Ioan P. Couliano

4) The History of Witchcraft – Montague Summers

5) Alchemists and Gold – Jacques Sadoul


Mythological Creatures:

The Druid Animal Oracle



The World of Wizards