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Civil War Ghosts

By: Edited by Martin Harry Greenberg, Frank McSherry, Jr. and Charles G. Waugh

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Paperback, 205 pages:

Seller Id: 56


Over half a million lives were lost in the Civil War. That enormous amount of untimely death and grief resulted in a large number of ghost stories. The collection Civil War Ghosts features the best of the best, including stories by such writers as John Jakes, known for the series North and South. Read bone-chilling tales about a Confederate ghost seeking revenge, or a dead Union lieutenant returning to dance with his sweetheart. A Union Lieutenant keeps his promise... View more info

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Devil's Tea Tables: West Virginia Ghost Tales and Other Stories

By: Mack Samples

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Paperback, 117 pages:

Seller Id: 118


In the spirit of Chaucer's famed Canterbury Tales, West Virginia writer Mack Samples has produced an entertaining gem with his latest book, The Devil's Tea Tables. The author has created a busload of gregarious travelers who share their strange and ghostly tales as they traverse the West Virginia hills. The stories tell about all kinds of strange dealings, some with horse traders, disturbed graves, kind hobos, vanishing moonshine, and fiddle-playing preache... View more info

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Elk River Ghosts, Tales and Lore

By: Mack Samples

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Paperback, 82 pages:

Seller Id: 119


Pull up a chair and join Mack Samples as he recounts tales from along the Elk River. The Porter’s Creek Ghost tells the tale of an American Indian who purportedly drowned in one of his boats along the Elk, his splashing and struggles being detected by shy horses and locals for a century. In The Northern Lights, chuckle along with Samples as local Pentecostals who observed aurora borealis believed that the end was truly near, with the righteous rejoicing and the ... View more info

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Strange West Virginia Monsters

By: Michael Newton

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Paperback, 192 pages:

Seller Id: 110


Join the search to examine reports of unidentified and misplaced creatures—known as “cryptids”—throughout the Mountain State, from its earliest history to present day. Included are such famous unknowns as Bigfoot; Mothman, harbinger of disaster; giant birds and snakes unrecognized by modern science; anomalous huge human remains unearthed statewide since the 19th century; “extinct” cougars that refuse to die; animals alien to North America, including lions, ti... View more info

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Buried Treasures of the Appalachians: Legends of Homestead Caches, Indian Mines and Loot From Civil War Raids

By: W. C. Jameson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Paperback, 208 pages:

Seller Id: 113


The Appalachian Mountains have seen untold fortunes gained and lost. The confluences and clashes of cultures - Indians, Spanish, French, pioneer, Union and Confederate forces - produced struggles over wealth, and gold and silver were often cached for later retrieval. Jameson gathered the book's material from historic journals, maps, on-site research in the mountains, and interviews with people whose lives have been entwined with the legends about and the searches for the... View more info