A collection of true-life encounters with the supernatural based on the first-hand experiences of everyday Australian women from all walks of life.
Karina Machado was born in Uruguay and moved to Sydney with her family as a toddler, where she grew up hearing stories of her mother's psychic gift, igniting a life-long curiosity about all matters supernatural. She began her career in journalism as editorial assistant at TIME magazine in 1994, and is now a senior editor at WHO magazine, where she's for ever pitching spooky stories. She's also obsessed with the Tudors of England, and has been known to dress up as Anne Boleyn, whose ghost she's sadly never seen.
this collection of spooky tales from Australian women about their experiences with the paranormal is really delicious, and very, very hard to put down. - Sunday Telegraph The book's appeal lies in Machado's unwavering passion for telling the extraordinary happenings of ordinary people in a gripping yet unsensational manner. Fascinating and thought provoking, Spirit Sisters is an intriguing reminder of a world with which most of us have connected. - Sun-Herald If you have ever seen a ghost or felt a strange chill in an old house, then don t miss this - Woman s Day these stories make addictive reading - Daily Telegraph