cowl of Secret Snakes and Serpent
, depicting the crowing crested cobra as primarily based upon eyewitness
descriptions (© Dr Karl Shuker/Coachwhip Publications)

My newest thematic cryptozoology guide is lastly
right here, my 33rd guide in whole, and dedicated to a topic that has by no means
beforehand obtained book-length therapy.

Few creatures divide human opinion so
diametrically concerning their perceived benevolence, or malevolence, as do
snakes – the eternally-cursed serpent sort based on Christianity, probably the most
divine and blessèd of reptiles based on Hinduism, vilified and commemorated,
sanctified and demonised, passively protected, actively annihilated, typically
ignored, however by no means deemed unfit of discover if or when encountered.

The above is very true, furthermore, when
investigating whether or not our world might include extraordinary snake kinds nonetheless
undescribed by science and in addition whether or not snakes can exhibit weird behaviour
presently deemed scientifically unbelievable.

Revealed by Coachwhip Publications,
this uniquely engrossing guide supplies probably the most in depth survey of secret
snakes and serpent surprises ever revealed, through which I look at such diversified
envenomed and constricting controversies as Africa’s crowing crested cobra,
thriller snakes of the Mediterranean lands, the Mongolian dying worm, North
America’s boss snakes, and Parker’s serpentine slayer from Papua, plus St
John’s viper, the Virgin Mary snakes, and the pre-cursed Eden serpent, Kipling’s
Karait and Sherlock Holmes’s Speckled Band, gargantuan anacondas with horns and
the tiny however terrifying pichu-cuate, furry snakes and feathered serpents,
Glycon the speaking horse-headed ophidian deity of historical Rome and commemorated
king cobras, to not point out huge serpent kings and venom-quelling snake-stones,
serpents that shriek, leap, fly, and hypnotise their prey through deadly fascination,
plus a lot extra.

So put together your self to be duly fascinated –
however solely in probably the most innocent, non-lethal method! – by the ophidian choices
revealed right here. However, it might maybe be greatest to not stare for too lengthy into the eyes of any of the
limbless ones portrayed inside this guide’s complete assortment of
illustrations, simply in case…

Snakes and Serpent Surprises
is formally revealed in
12 April 2022, however might be pre-ordered right here
on Amazon UK and right here
on Amazon USA. It is usually accessible on Barnes & Noble’s web site and might be ordered
instantly by way of all good bookstores too. And make sure you try its devoted
web page right here
on my official web site for extra info regarding it.


full wraparound cowl of Secret
Snakes and Serpent Surprises
, depicting the crowing crested cobra as primarily based
upon eyewitness descriptions; click on image to enlarge for studying functions (© Dr Karl Shuker/Coachwhip Publications)


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