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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 Boy Who Ran
Michael Selden

Woodland Park Press LLC, 2013

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 mid-archaic period of North American history.


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. ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 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 ...


Specters In Coal Dust

Woodland Press, LLC, 2011

The depth and darkness of the coalmine has been described as the blackest of black, the loneliest of lonely, and the coldest of cold. American miners have tunneled the earth s bowels for the black diamond since the early 1700s, and unexplained tales of ghosts and specters have made their way to the surface with nearly every load of anthracite. Specters in Coal Dust. An eerie collection of coal-camp stories from some of the horror genre's finest ...


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, 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 ...


Hills of Fire

Woodland Press, LLC, 2012

The rugged mountains of Appalachia have always been a place where a man, if he was tough enough, could carve out a place for himself. The land is bountiful and composed of vast forests, racing rivers, and dizzying peaks. The region is also known for its courageous victors, monstrous villains, and tales of incredible adventure. When a dozen of today's hottest authors get together for an Appalachian tribute to the great pulp writers of the past, ...


All These Years: The Authorized Biography of the Hoppers
F. Keith Davis, Foreword Charles F. Stanley and John Hagee

Woodland Press, LLC, 2006

This is the biography of America's Favorite Family of Gospel Music, the Hoppers. It's the account of the beloved Hoppers, the longtime anchors of the Gaither Homecoming videos, television shows and concerts. They are award-winning Gospel artists who recently received the prestigious Singing News 2008 Mixed Group of the Year. Inside this book, there are many rare and personal photos of the family from their beginnings in 1957 to today. They have ...


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 ...


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 ...


Time Spent With God
Sandy Blackburn

Woodland Press, LLC, 2010

Author Sandy Blackburn has penned an exceptional and inspiring devotional entitled, Time Spent With God. The Lord has given her one of His most gracious gifts by enabling her to write about everyday happenings in life. Nothing seems to be left out, the early morning sunrise, the birds of the air, her little stray cat, Boots of Grace, and people. God teaches her through the insights of everyday life experiences, and from her heart and hand flow ...


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 ...


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 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, ...


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 ...



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