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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
Michael Selden

Woodland Park Press LLC, 2013

2014 IPPY Gold Medal for Juvenile Fiction --Independent Publisher Book Awards He was the sole survivor when his village was massacred. The boy spends his days alone in the woods, feeling more of a kinship with 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. The story is set six thousand years ago in the ...


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 ...


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 ...


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. ...


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 ...


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, ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


The Tale of the Devil
Dr. Coleman C. Hatfield, Robert Y. Spence

Woodland Press, LLC, 2012

You've watched the miniseries and the documentary. Now own a piece of the feud. This volume, a brand new revision of The Tale of the Devil, is a special keepsake hardback edition with additional feud-era photos, and at a lowered price. It was recently featured as resource material, along with other important works, in the nationally televised documentary on the Hatfield-McCoy Feud. This book represents the first biography of Devil Anse Hatfield, ...


Legends of the Mountain State 2
Michael Knost

Woodland Press, LLC, 2008

After putting together this anthology's predecessor, Legends of the Mountain State: Ghostly Tales from the State of West Virginia, editor Michael Knost realized he had barely scratched the surface with Mountain State folklore. The first time around, thirteen extraordinary authors contributed horrifying tales that left everyone goosebumped and scared of the dark. After seeing great success with the project, Woodland Press, publishers of the first ...


The Wiz of the West
S. Clayton Rhodes

Woodland Press, LLC, 2013

You know the story, you know the movie. But have you ever stopped to wonder what might have happened if that Kansas twister had brought Dorothy Gale not to Oz, but to the Old West? Follow the adventures of Dotty and her friends the Scared Crow, Lionel and the tinhorn as they pit their wits against Hawknose Halley and her dog brigade and buzzards. Ole Hawknose is none too happy about someone dropping a house on her little sister, the Widder ...


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 ...


Legends of the Mountain State 4
Michael Knost

Woodland Press, LLC, 2010

The fourth installment of an extremely popular series, Legends of the Mountain State 4 is here. Again, Appalachian myths, ghost tales, and folklore provide an eerie backdrop for powerful, dark, and gritty storytelling. Concerning the series, Shroud Magazine has written that myth, legend, and folklore are among the most powerful forms of storytelling, and Legends of the Mountain State 4 will not disappoint ... not one bit. Michael Knost again ...


Fed from the Blade

Woodland Press, LLC, 2012

West Virginia, what an extraordinary place it is, as is all of Appalachia. And our land is known for its many storytellers continually bringing forward their enriching tales. In this unique volume, celebrate with us this diversity of offerings with twenty-eight Mountain State authors and poets. Allow yourself to be drawn to the characters, the settings, and the circumstances. Submerge yourself in the imagery, the language, the humorous and dark ...


The Mothman Files
Michael Knost

Woodland Press, LLC, 2011

Strange occurrences and alarming sightings in and around Point Pleasant, West Virginia-including the shocking appearance of a bizarre winged apparition that became known as the Mothman-troubled the once tranquil community from November 1966 to December 1967. Mysterious lights sparkled and moved across the winter heavens. Domestic animals were found slaughtered and mutilated. Weird speculations among townsfolk began to emerge that have never been ...


Legends of the Mountain State 3
Michael Knost, Foreword by Homer Hickam

Woodland Press, LLC, 2009

The third and final installment of the Legends of the Mountain State series is already being called the most amazing of the ghostly trilogy. Michael Knost again takes the reins as chief editor and coordinator. Here you will find 13 final chapters bone-chilling ghost tales and treacherous legends to delight the reader. Stories are penned by many of the preeminent writers in the business. Writers include: Elizabeth Massie Michael West Scott ...



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