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The Feuding Hatfields & McCoys
Dr. Coleman C. Hatfield, F. Keith Davis

Woodland Press, LLC, 2008

As a scion of one of the feuding families of the Allegheny and Cumberland hills, and one whose forebearers began their trek westward from the Virginia coast, I offer the following for all who may be interested or desire to hear the facts from one who has first-hand knowledge of the people of whom he writes, so says Dr. Coleman C. Hatfield in the foreword of this title. This unique book is about two proud families. It is a title that includes a ...


The Devil's Son
Anne Black Gray

Woodland Press, LLC, 2012

You think you know who they were, why they fought, why they died. You know only the black-and-white version-now experience the feud in full color. Over 100 years ago the Hatfield-McCoy feud bloodied the West Virginia-Kentucky border and threatened the lives and fortunes of Cap Hatfield and his family. Encouraged by wealthy men who used courtrooms and political power to their advantage, the feud threatened to explode into a second War Between the ...


The Boy Who Ran

Woodland Park Press LLC, 2013

IPPY Gold Medal Winner, Juvenile Fiction for 2014 The sole survivor when his village was massacred, the boy spends his days alone in the woods, feeling more kinship with the animals than with the people who took him in but never really accepted him. THE BOY WHO RAN is a middle grade novel about a Native American orphan trying to find a place in the world. It's written like a parable, following the boy's struggle to be seen and treated ...


Memories of Tug Valley
Kyle Lovern

Woodland Press, LLC, 2012

Take a fascinating trip back through time. Memories of Tug Valley celebrates and captures the colorful and proud history of Mingo County and the Tug River Valley. Using vintage photographs and rare images, along with historical narrative, this book vividly illustrates, page-by-page, the county's past, and depicts many of the people who have shaped the future of this rugged portion of the Mountain State. It's the land of the Hatfields and McCoys, ...


History of Logan County, West Virginia
G. T. Swain

Woodland Press, LLC, 2010

History Of Logan County, West Virginia, is an especially important literary work. The book, which was originally penned in 1927 by respected Logan resident and journalist G.T. Swain, paints a vivid picture of the county in bygone days. Inside this cover, Swain's text is offered exactly as it was first published in the second decade of the twentieth century. The story of the earliest pioneers and settlers is given, along with the moving story of ...


Appalachian Winter Hauntings: Weird Tales from the Mountains

Woodland Press, LLC, 2009

Appalachian Winter Hauntings includes eleven bone-chilling accounts-penned by many of the preeminent storytellers in the business-that are appropriate to the Appalachian region and relative to the heart of the holiday season. This anthology, edited by Michael Knost and Mark Justice, is designed for cozying up close to a blazing fireplace on the coldest of winter nights. Contributors include: Ronald Kelly, Brian J. Hatcher, Patricia Hughes, Steve ...


Writers Workshop of Horror

Woodland Press, LLC, 2009

Writers Workshop of Horror focuses solely on honing the craft of writing. It includes solid advice, from professionals of every publishing level, on how to improve one's writing skills. The volume edited by Michael Knost includes contributions by a dream-team of nationally known authors and storytellers, many Bram Stoker Award winners. Contributors to this work include: Clive Barker, Joe R. Lansdale, F. Paul Wilson, Ramsey Campbell, Thomas F. ...


The Tale of the Devil: The Biography of Devil Anse Hatfield
Dr.Coleman Hatfield, Robert Y. Spence

Woodland Press, LLC, 2008

The Tale of the Devil represents the first biography of Anderson "Devil Anse Hatfield," written by great grandson Dr. Coleman Hatfield, and noted Mountain State historian Robert Y. Spence. The title is now in its third publishing and has remained an Appalachian best-seller. The Tale of the Devil is the story of Hatfield patriarch Devil Anse Hatfield, beginning with his childhood in frontier Appalachia; it also covers his Civil War days as a ...


Arch: The Life of Governor Arch A. Moore, Jr.
Brad Crouser

Woodland Press, LLC, 2008

Newly revised and now available as a softcover, this is the story of West Virginia Governor Arch A. Moore, Jr. Author Brad Crouser, a Charleston lawyer and former state tax commissioner, takes the reader from the turn of the Twentieth Century and Arch's grandfather, the entrepreneur F. T. Moore, to the present day of his Congresswoman daughter, Shelley Moore Capito, from the mountaintops of triumph to the valleys of tragedy, weaving a most ...


Dark Tales of Terror
Michael Knost

Woodland Press, LLC, 2010

Experience sixteen short stories by Appalachian writers with strong appetites for the macabre. Within these pages lie terrifying ghost tales sure to cause more than a few sleepless nights. Dark Tales of Terror is a gripping anthology-full of Southern fried horror of the first degree-assembled by Bram Stoker Award finalist Michael Knost. Storytellers and contributors include G. Cameron Fuller, Karen L. Newman, Brian J. Hatcher, Michael ...


An American Vendetta: Hatfield and McCoy Feud
T.C. Crawford

Woodland Press, LLC, 2013

With Foreword by F. Keith Davis, co-author of the The Feuding Hatfields & McCoys. An American Vendetta: Story of Barbarism in the United States. Initially published in 1889, An American Vendetta represented one of the earliest journalistic accounts of the now famous Hatfield and McCoy Feud. During that time period, many across the country first came to hear of the story through the pages of this book. Besides telling the complex and bloody story ...


The Land of the Guyandot
Robert Y. Spence

Woodland Press, LLC, 2013

LAND OF THE GUYANDOT. The history of an area is only as rich as the recollections of its people. For more than a year and a half, author Robert Spence researched Logan County, West Virginia, seeking to weave individual experiences and memories into a work that tells of all the cultures which have inhabited southern West Virginia, the land of the Guyandot River, today spelled Guyandotte. It was the Shawnee Indians who first left their mark on the ...


A Step Back in Time: Triadelphia District, Logan County, WV
Seniors Taking Active Roles Today (START)

Woodland Press, LLC, 2011

The purpose of this special volume is to document, both in rare images and words, a history of the Triadelphia District of Logan County, West Virginia, covering the era from the late-1800s through the 1950s. This region of the Mountain State, including the Town of Man, and other nearby communities, grew rapidly due to the great demand for coal and timber by various industries in the early-1900s. Most of the vintage photographs in this book ...


Return of the Mothman
Michael Knost

Woodland Press, LLC, 2014

Ted Browning moves back to his rural hometown of Logan, West Virginia, after learning his grandmother is dying of cancer. When he hears talk of Mothman sightings from miners at Bear Creek Coal Company he simply doesn't believe it-until a series of events puts him in direct confrontation with the evil winged creature. Ted is forced to face his inner demons in order to protect the very loved ones he's kept at a distance for twenty years ... and to ...


APPALACHIAN CASESTUDY: UFO Sightings, Alien Encounters And Unexplained Phenomena VOL. 2
Kyle Lovern

Woodland Press, LLC, 2009

West Virginia journalist Kyle Lovern is at it again-putting together another fascinating book about eyewitness accounts of UFOs and strange encounters from the Appalachian region. His first book, Appalachian Case Study: UFO Sightings, Alien Encounters, and Unexplained Phenomena, became a cult favorite and took readers on an amazing journey of exploration through the eyes of many down-to-earth people. Using his background in newspaper and radio, ...


Mike Collins

Woodland Press, LLC, 2005

The griping and inspiring story of America's Southern Gospel Trio, the Greenes. Titled after the Greenes mega-hit, Hold On. This dear family -- Tim, Tony, TaRanda, and Kim Green Hopper -- has faced challenging difficulties and enjoyed wonderful blessings through their successful and enduring career in Southern Gospel music. Through all the valleys and mountaintop experiences, the Greenes have pushed ever forward with the vital message of hope ...


Appalachian Case Study: UFO Sightings, Alien Encounters and Unexplained Phenomena
Kyle Lovern

Woodland Press, LLC, 2008

The state of West Virginia has a long prominent history of unexplained happenings and bizarre sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs). Perhaps it's because we are a rural state geographically covered with harsh mountains and rolling hills, being far from more densely populated territories that makes this phenomena even more fantastic. Maybe the people here are just more observant of such oddities, or more willing to report such ...


Full Bone Moon
G. Cameron Fuller

Woodland Press, LLC, 2011

Someone is killing West Virginia University students. Again. Six years ago, two WVU freshmen were last seen hitchhiking back to their dorms after seeing a movie in downtown Morgantown, West Virginia. Their bodies were later found in the dark woods south of town. E.P. Clawson was convicted of the murders, but Michael Chase, a reporter for the Herald-Dispatch, never thought Clawson was guilty-a belief that nearly cost him his career. Now the ...


Legends of the Mountain State
Michael Knost

Woodland Press, LLC, 2007

This ghostly anthology includes thirteen accounts of Mountain State ghostly manifestations, myths and mountain mythology, based on known legends from the state West Virginia. Themes included in this work are Mothman, the Ethel coalmine spector, the Chapmanville school haunting, the Ghost of #22 Mountain and many others. Nationally known horror writer Michael Knost serves as the anthology s editor. Participating writers are an amalgamation of ...


Mountain Magic
Brian J. Hatcher, Frank Larnerd

Woodland Press, LLC, 2010

The power of magic is the power of story. Both use illusion to illustrate the truth. Both create worlds with a few magical words. And both have the power to change us forever. The Appalachian Mountains are full of stories. And magic. In Mountain Magic: Spellbinding Tales of Appalachia, editor Brian J. Hatcher collects stories and poems from around the world. Thirteen authors share awe-inspiring, beautiful, frightening, and sometimes deadly, ...



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