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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 ...


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 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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 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 ...


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 ...


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

Woodland Press LLC, 2006

Why a book about the disgraced former governor? "When you consider that his accomplishments probably affected the day-to-day lives of West Virginians more than any figure in its history, the story is compelling," explained Brad Crouser. "I waited for twenty years, thinking someone else would write it but, when I realized that was unlikely, I tackled the project myself. Moore himself was reluctant to be interviewed for it, because so much ugly ...


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 ...


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 ...


In My Own Time and Place
Mary Dingess Tabor Perry

Woodland Press, LLC, 2007

This self-published title, by Mary Dingess Tabor Perry, is the first book under the World Literary Services imprint, a division of Woodland Press, LLC. It is a lovely memoir written and edited by 93-year-old Mary Perry, a respected woman from Logan County, West Virginia. Here she shares some of the special and humorous moments from her fascinating and full life, including more than one story that will surprise and enlighten you. Many of the ...


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 ...


Our Last Journey
Connie J. Cumbridge

Woodland Press, LLC, 2014

For 38 years, Connie had looked to her husband Earl as her spiritual rock and teacher, but never more so than during the last seven months of his life.  So how could she find the courage to go on without him? Follow this couple's love story from the early years of marriage and child-rearing days, throughout the days of dealing with his rare fatal illness, and learn how precious memories and a strong faith in God continue to sustain her in this ...


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 ...


The Blair Mountain War
George T. Swain

Woodland Press, LLC, 2009

A brand new title, The Blair Mountain War: Battle of the Rednecks, tells the true story of the Blair Mountain War, the largest organized armed uprising in US labor history and led almost directly to the national labor laws currently in effect. The title's release comes at a time of controversy surrounding Blair Mountain as state officials ask the National Parks Service to remove the mountain from the National Register of Historic Places. This is ...


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 ...


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, ...



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