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Brake, Sherri. FIRESIDE FOLKLORE OF WEST VIRGINIA, Volume 1. NEW copy, trade paperback. CreateSpace, 2012). 170 pages.

~~~Ghosts, Spirits, Legends and Dark History. Fireside Folklore of West Virginia offers up locations of reported paranormal activity, haunted buildings, spooky spirits, folklore and the legends they are born from. The Mothman,The Headless Ghost of Centralia, The West Virginia Penitentiary, UFO's,Gravestone Symbolism, Ghosts on the Battlefield, and Burnt House Haints are just a few of the locations and subjects covered in this new series by author Sherri Brake. This paranormal folklore guide is the first in a spellbinding series focusing on the state's ghost stories, legends and haunted locations. Over 170 pages feature over 100 images including photographs and old folklore woodcuts. The 24 intriguing chapters are based on Sherri Brake's popular column appearing in West Virginia's largest independent publication, Two-Lane Livin'. Each story features extra details and photographs not seen in the original columns. Dim the lights, light a candle and enjoy.

$14.95




Musick, Ruth Ann. COFFIN HOLLOW, and other Ghost Tales. NEW copy, trade paperback. (Lexington, University Press of Kentucky, 1977). 216 pages.

~~~The Telltale Lilac Bush has been a bestseller for adults and children throughout the Appalachian region since 1965, when it was first published. Ruth Ann Musick has captured the state's rich heritage of ghosts in this book. Our "ghostly"heritage was forged by various facets of the state's history, including its geographic isolation, the bloodshed of the Civil War, and the hardships of miners and railroad laborers. Likewise, The Telltale Lilac Bush contains spooky stories of phantom soldiers, mining ghosts, railroad ghosts, and many more. Don't miss West Virginia's most popular collection of ghostly tales.

$19.95




Musick, Ruth Ann. THE TELLTALE LILAC BUSH, and other West Virginia Ghost Tales. NEW copy, trade paperback. (Lexington, University Press of Kentucky, 1965). Notes, bibliography, 189 pages.

~~~The Telltale Lilac Bush has been a bestseller for adults and children throughout the Appalachian region since 1965, when it was first published. Ruth Ann Musick has captured the state's rich heritage of ghosts in this book. Our "ghostly"heritage was forged by various facets of the state's history, including its geographic isolation, the bloodshed of the Civil War, and the hardships of miners and railroad laborers. Likewise, The Telltale Lilac Bush contains spooky stories of phantom soldiers, mining ghosts, railroad ghosts, and many more. Don't miss West Virginia's most popular collection of ghostly tales.

$19.95




Samples, Mack. ELK RIVER GHOSTS, TALES & LORE. NEW copy, trade paperback. (Quarrier Press, 2002). 82 pages.

~~~ In a time when the world has become a global village and America a global nation, there is one place where things are largely as they used to be. Protected by mountains, largely ignored by modern industry and developers, Appalachia is America’s first and last frontier. Encom-passing more than 195,000 square miles in thirteen states, it possesses the least understood and most underappreciated culture in the United States.

$12.95





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