Spanning the entire period of modern day Spiritualism, this book explores the fascinating history of Trance and Inspirational Control. Spiritualism’s pioneering trance mediums describe through their own words how the early forms of somnambulistic trance evolved into deep trance and conscious control. These descriptions are sourced from rare and out of print books, which are fully referenced.

The book’s originality comes from the 12 years it took to research and put the information together. New links and insights are woven into this intriguing narrative. It will challenge and enlighten any student of trance mediumship to view the history of trance mediumship in new and exciting ways. The second part of the book builds on these absorbing insights. Progressively, it outlines a developmental pathway for Trance and Inspirational Control going forward into the 21st Century.