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The Haunted Queen of the Seas The Living Legend of the RMS Queen Mary (2nd ed.)

The crown jewel of British shipbuilding, the RMS Queen Mary is indeed the unrivaled “queen of the seas.” With her rich art deco design, the Queen Mary began her journey as a luxurious cruise liner. She then proved her worth and courage during World War II before coming to rest at Long Beach, California, and once again opening her decks to the public as a museum and hotel. In this book, paranormal researcher and author Nicole Strickland takes you on an exciting tour of the ship’s rich history, from her construction and maiden voyage to the paranormal encounters of the present-day.

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Spirited Queen Mary: Her Haunted Legend

Born to reign upon the seas, the RMS Queen Mary is a testament to British Shipbuilding. Paranormal researcher and author, Nicole Strickland, has conducted both historical and paranormal research on the liner for over 12 years.  In this book, she delves deeply into the vessel’s spiritual phenomena, sharing her many encounters with its ghostly activity and resident energies.  This volume also shares previously unpublished experiences from research colleagues and ship visitors.  Stories abound for each Queen Mary ​passenger and crew member.  In a way, her spiritual phenomena help to share the story of her unrivaled career on the high seas, a quest to help keep both her living and haunted legends afloat.  Uniting the people of her past with those of her present, this stately masterpiece continues to share her living haunted legend with visitors from all over the world.

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Indeed, there will never be another ship like the iconic RMS Queen Mary. A prodigy of the seas, she was constructed by the people, for the people and proved her worth on the North Atlantic and beyond. In both war and peace, the Mary has carried people from all walks of life—and some of those people have come together to tell their stories in this amazing book.
In RMS Queen Mary: Voices from Her Voyages, author and researcher Nicole Strickland has answered the clarion call by not only sharing the sailing stories, accounts, and memories of former Queen Mary crew, passengers, WWII veterans, and war brides, but also highlighting how voyaging aboard this renowned vessel changed these individuals’ lives. Featuring rare historical photographs, first-hand accounts, and exclusive interviews, RMS Queen Mary: Voices from Her Voyages captures the visions of yesteryear and preserves the story of this glorious ship for another generation.
A portion of proceeds from the sale of this book benefits the Queen Mary Heritage Foundation.