Welcome to the Reader of Minds, the on-line cold reading, Q&A, and psychic entertainment emporium for magicians and mentalists. Here you will find listed all of Paul Voodini's ebooks, which will be sent to your email address as PDF attachments once your purchase is made!
The mystical door handle above leads the way to the most popular releases, however all of Paul Voodini's publications may be viewed from the menu to the left.
NEW! THE CHRISTMAS MOON £12 This limited time Christmas compilation contains many of Paul Voodini's most infamous bizarre magic manuscripts, and is available only for a short period of time. For full details, please click on the 'Christmas Moon' button in the menu to the left.
NEW! NECROMANTIC RITES - a Book of Seance & the Paranormal for the Mystery Entertainer is now available to pre-order. For full details, please click on the 'Necromantic Rites pre-order' button in the menu to the left.
PSYCHIC PARLOUR GAMES! £14 This is a unique collection of party games with a distictly psychic flavour to them! Expect to discover games that involve telepathy, mind-to-mind communication, and spirit contact! Many of these games also contain ideas about how they can be 'tricked up' - these games will entertain your guests and freak them out! For more details, click on the 'Psychic Parlour Games' button in the menu to the left.
FIVE HAUNTED KEYS! £10 Paul Voodini presents five perfectly frightful presentations for the haunted key! Stories to chill the blood and quicken the pulse! For more details please click on the Five Haunted Keys button in the menu to the left.
THE MANY HANDS OF DESTINY £14 The Hand of Destiny has been Paul Voodini's signature close-up performance piece for many years. Here he expands on the original, brings in new routines and ideas, and also introduces new concepts on the original from Australian mentalist Jordan Jai. For more details, click on the Hand of Destiny button in the menu to the left.
SECRETS OF THE MESMERIC SEANCE! £22 Available at last! Paul Voodini's semi-mythical PDF is a 50 page tour de force, covering routines, presentations, and demonstrations for the mystery entertainer, all centred around the themes of mesmerism/hypnosis, paranormal activity, and seance! For more details, please click on the 'Mesmeric Seance' button in the menu to the left.
VICTORIAN SEANCE & THE BIRTH OF MENTALISM £30 This is a 17,000 word, 60 page PDF recounting the rise of Spiritualism in the 1800s, the antics, tricks, and techniques of the fraudulent mediums, and how this led directly to the birth of that branch of the magical arts known as 'mentalism.' This is Paul Voodini's first in-depth work since 2015, and represents decades of research, performance experience, and his obsession with the Victorian age and the fraudulent mediums of that era. Click on 'Victorian Seance' in the menu to the left for more information.
THE CHIMNEY SWEEP'S VICTORIAN ORACLE plus FREE 'TIME SLIP' PDF £8 - In Victorian London, the chimney sweep was a man who lived half way between night & day, between light & dark. For those souls brave enough to cross his palm with silver, the sweep could always be counted on to tell their fortune & divine their future. Paul Voodini presents a unique and novel new reading system utilising playing cards and a pendulum. Click on 'Victorian Oracle' on the menu to the left for more information.
PALM READING FOR MAGICIANS mp4 download £30 Finally, Paul Voodini's 'Palm Reading for Magicians' video is available once again! Originally released in 2012 as a 2 DVD set, this video has long been unavailable. Now at last it is available as an mp4 video download! For more information, please click on the 'Palm Reading For Magicians video' button in the menu to the left.
AFFINITY: COLD READING'S 3rd WAY £18 The Very Soul of Cold Reading and What it Means to be Truly Psychic! A Guide for Mind-Readers, Mentalists,and Psychic Entertainers! Affinity is a new way of looking at readings that takes the positive elements from both the esoteric world and the cold reading/mentalism world and moulds them together into something new - a 3rd Way. And for a limited time, Affinity comes bundled with a free PDF! For more details and to purchase, please click on the 'Affinity: Cold Reading' button in the menu to the left.
Any Killer at Any Number! £25 Paul Voodini is proud to present Adam Daniel's 'Any Killer at Any Number'! The hit routine of the 2017 Doomsday bizarre magick convention in Whitby, England is now exclusively available to purchase in PDF format with an additional 45 minute video embedded into the manuscript.For more details, please click on the 'AKAAN' button in the menu tp the left.
The Vince Wilson Seance Manuscripts! Vince Wilson is master of the seance. A professional performer, creator, and expert in the paranormal, we are delighted to be able to make available his two most iconic seance manuscripts - The Gloomy Sunday Seance and An Ode to Lovecraft Seance.For more details, please click on the 'Vince Wilson Seance' button in the menu to the left.
The Magician's Guide to Palm Reading Audiobook! At last! In response to public demand, the audiobook version of Paul's iconic 'Magicians Guide to Palm Reading' is now available! Also includes FREE GIFTS! For more details, please click on the 'Palm Reading Audiobook' button in the menu to the left.
Paul Voodini Audiobooks! Paul narrates his most popular manuscripts as mp3 files! Listen in as Voodini Speaks! For more details, please click on the 'Audio Books' button in the menu to the left.
The Dan Dent section! Dan Dent is a brand new voice in the world of mentalism, and Paul Voodini is delighted to bring Dan's work to the marketplace. Explore these exciting new works of mentalism in Dan Dent's own section by clicking on the button in the menu to the left.
Paul Voodini Live Q&A Lecture and Demonstration! £15 On May 6th 2016, Paul gave a lecture and demonstration of his various Q&A techniques at the Mind-Summit convention in Cologne, Germany. You can now purchase the video of this entire lecture, unedited so you get to see everything up close and personal! Almost 90 minutes of great Q&A demonstrations and explanations. For more information and to purchase, please click on the 'Q&A Video' button in the menu to the left.
3rd DIMENSION TELEPATHY: Q&A for the Naked Generation! £15 In 2011, Paul Voodini changed the face of the Q&A show with his groundbreaking 'Pure Q&A'. Returning to the arena of the Q&A show, Paul now brings us '3rd Dimension Telepathy: Q&A for the Naked Generation'! Imagine an ungimmicked Q&A show with no one-aheads, no stooges, no pre-show, no peeks, and no electronics! Imagine techniques that allow the performer to answer any genuinely unseen question! For more details and to purchase, please click on the '3rd Dimension Telepathy' button in the menu to the left.
THE VOODINI STEPS TO MENTALISM £55 Paul Voodini presents the 362 page Voodini Steps to Mentalism, his own very personal take on the classic 13 Steps to Mentalism. Taking the original 13 Steps to Mentalism's chapter headings as his starting point, Paul takes us on a journey through his unique approach to mentalism and mind-magic. Packed full with routines and presentational ideas, The Voodini Steps also features real world performance advice and anecdotes from his time as a professional entertainer. For more details and to purchase, please click on the 'Voodini Steps' button in the menu to the left.
THE 21 READING & CHARACTER ANALYSIS SYSTEM £8 21 is a fascinating reading and character analysis system for mentalists and mind-readers based around the card game Blackjack. It is a mesmerising game of fate and fortune that combines the cool world of the casino with the intriguing feats of the psychics. With the 21 system you will decipher the character, understand the person, and foretell their decisions!For more details and to purchase, please click on the '21' button in the menu to the left.
THE MARK OF THE DEVIL - Six Slick Routines with a Marked Deck! £4 This PDF features six routines from Paul Voodini, all utilising a marked deck. As well as fully explaining the six routines, Paul also discusses many subtleties that allow the performer to use a marked deck with confidence. For more details and to order, please click on the 'Mark of the Devil' button in the menu to the left.
COFFEE BREAK MENTAL MAGIC Coffee Break Mental Magic is a weekly mental magic PDF release, priced around £1.50. The latest edition may be seen above, while all previous releases can be found by clicking on the 'Coffee Break Mental Magic' button in the menu to the left.
THE SPIRIT-MEDIUM'S SECRET FRIEND £4 What is this 20 page PDF titled 'The Spirit-Medium's Secret Friend'? A labour of love? An intricate back-story for those with eyes to see? A plot for any number of routines? Or simply a fascinating insight into the shadowy world of the Victorian spirit-medium? You decide. Come empty handed and take from this text that which you need. For more details and to purchase, please click on the 'Spirit-Medium's Secret Friend' button in the menu to the left.
THE JACK THE RIPPER SEANCE! £18 - The original concept of ungimmicked evening of paranormal entertainment is taken and given a gothic Victorian feel, incorporating mesmerism, time travel, and Jack the Ripper himself! Click on "Jack the Ripper" on the menu to the left for more details.
THE MAGICIAN'S GUIDE TO THE TAROT! £12. From the man who brought you the Magician's Guide to Palm Reading comes the Magician's Guide to the Tarot. Everything you need to know about using the Tarot in a close-up and entertainment-based setting! To learn more and to order, please click on the Magician's Guide to the Tarot button in the menu to the left.
READER OF MINDS £18 - The ultimate guide to cold reading and ungimmicked mind-reading, this PDF ebook also covers warm & hot reading, palm reading and tarot card reading, AND includes a wonderful close-up routine combining a simple piece of card magic and a palm reading! Click on "Reader of Minds" on the menu to the left for more information.
PAUL VOODINI COLD READING LECTURE NOTES £5 - In March 2012, Paul was employed to lecture on the subject of cold reading to the drama department of one of the UK's finest universities. These are the lecture notes, collated, edited, and presented as a 12 page PDF. For more details and to order, please click on the "Cold Reading Lecture" button in the menu to the left.
THE MAGICIAN'S GUIDE TO PALM READING £8 - A concise guide to reading palms and how to incorporate these skills into your close-up and mentalism routines! Click on "Palm Reading" on the menu to the left for more information.
PURE Q & A £18 - Imagine a full 2 hour Q & A show for the stage or parlour that involves no sleights, no gaffs, and no gimmicks! A 2 hour show that will be perceived by your audience as the real thing as opposed to a "magic trick"! This is Pure Q & A - questions are answered, futures are divined, and the audience are enthralled. Includes forewords by Luke Jermay and Neal Scryer. Click on "Pure Q&A" on the menu to the left for more information.
CATHY SHADOWS' SECRET GARDEN £10 - The final PDF in the highly popular Cathy Shadows series, Secret Garden is a fascinating and unique reading system that you will thoroughly enjoy using! For more details and to purchase, click on the "Secret Garden" button in the menu to the left.
HYPNO-MENTAL SELF-WORKING CARD TRICKS £10 - Simple and classic self-working card tricks are taken and thoroughly shaken up in a way and manner that only Paul Voodini could conceive of! Click on "Hypno-Mental" on the menu to the left for more details.
HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL MEDIUM (AND OTHER BEDTIME STORIES FOR MENTALISTS) £10 This represents Paul Voodini's final PDF. Centring around the stage performances of mediums, Paul analyses all aspects of their shows and demonstrates how there is much that any mind-reader can learn from a good medium. Priced at a pocket friendly £10! To discover more and to purchase, click on the 'Successful Medium' button in the menu to the left.
MIDNIGHT SIDE OF THE MIND £100 - Midnight Side of the Mind is Paul Voodini's most ambitious and far-reaching book thus far. Encompassing past life regressions, remote viewing, psychometry, and the enigmatic routine called "Kiss of the Clairvoyant", Midnight Side of the Mind has variously been described as "revolutionary" (Jerome Finley), "nuclear powered" (Jerome Finley), "hard-hitting" (Dr. Todd Landman), and "one of the best books on mystery entertainment" (Roni Shachnaey). Click on "Midnight Side of the Mind" in the menu to the left for more information.
THE ART: MIDNIGHT SIDE OF THE MIND 2 £60 - The Art: Midnight Side of the Mind 2 is the follow up work to 2011's groundbreaking Midnight Side of the Mind. The Art contains many new routines while also expanding on ideas from the first Midnight book. As you have come to expect from Paul Voodini, this is 72 pages of nuclear-powered gimmickless mentalism! Click on "The Art: Midnight 2" in the menu to the left for more information.
A LIGHTNING ROD TO THE SPIRITS! Priced at just £9.99 (yes, that's an inverted 666!), this 24 page PDF features 4 terrifying routines with their feet very firmly planted in the spooky world of the Bizarre! All routines are practically self-working, allowing the performer to concentrate on performance and atmosphere. Bizarre Magick at its best! For more details and to order, please click on the 'Lightning Rod' button in the menu to the left.
Paul Voodini presents... CATHY SHADOWS: DOING IT FOR REAL! £4 - For the first time ever, Paul Voodini is proud to present the work of another performer. Cathy Shadows is the pseudonym of a professional esoteric entertainer, working primarily in the psychic party and psychic fair market. This 19 page PDF outlines her favourite routines which she employs on a regular basis to amaze her clients. These routines range from ESP and telepathy through to mind-to-mind communication and tools for readings. For more details and to order, please click on the 'Cathy Shadows' button in the menu to the left.
CATHY SHADOWS: PIMP (Practical Intuition for Mystery Performers). £30 - The second installment of Paul Voodini and Cathy Shadows' collaboration takes their work to a higher level. This amazing publication outlines how mystery performers and mentalists are able to utilise the power of intuition as a tool for providing amazement and entertainment! For more details and to order, please click on the 'PIMP' button in the menu to the left.
PSYCHIC PHENOMENA £6 -Paul Voodini presents a highly entertaining and interactive way of presenting Tarot card readings from the stage. This wonderful routine is ideal for both parlour and stage presentations, where audience numbers may range from twelve up to hundreds! This routine combines the classic theatrics of old school mentalism with more modern requirements to be upbeat, interactive, and engaging. For more details and to order, please click on the "Psychic Phenomena" button in the menu to the left.
3 COINS 4 YOUR THOUGHTS £5 - "3 Coins 4 Your Thoughts" is a full, self-contained, multi-phase reading system that is perfect for any situation, impromptu or in-depth. Utilising just 3 coins (your own or borrowed), you will be able to give wonderful, uplifting readings to both friends and complete strangers! To order and for more details, click on the "3 Coins 4 Your Thoughts" button on the menu to the left.
The Paranormal Entertainer £18 - The art of the ungimmicked seance! Could this be the Holy Grail of mentalism and bizarre magic?! Click on "Paranormal Entertainer" on the menu to the left for more details.