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Legends of the Mountain State 2: More Ghostly Tales from the State of West Virginia (Legends of the Mountain State #2)

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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 had contributed horrifying tales that left everyone goosebumped and scared of the dark. After

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Paperback, 116 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Woodland Press LLC
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Angie Lisle
A haunting book filled with a mix of sorrowful and horrific tales from Appalachian authors. I enjoyed all of the stories found in this collection. My favorite story is The Adventure of the Greenbrier Ghost by Jonathan Maberry, who utilized Sherlock Holmes to retell one of West Virginia's most famous ghost stories, The Greenbrier Ghost. LOL, but yes, I squeed when I started that story!

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Vince Liaguno
As a collection, the thirteen stories in Legends of the Mountain State 2: More Ghostly Tales from the State of West Virginia work cohesively to paint a multi-layered portrait of a working-class region overflowing with superstition and ghostly lore. As in the first volume, editor Knost does a commendable job balancing the terror and tenderness. Individually, some of the stories feel restrained by an arbitrary word count, like butterflies whose wings can’t fully spread because of the constraints o ...more
Angel
I enjoyed this book. It even mentions my old high school in one of the stories. Awesome!
Hannah (Well-Thumbed)
I personally know Michael and he is an awesome editor!
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Bram Stoker Award-winner Michael Knost is an author, editor, and columnist of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and supernatural thrillers. He has written many books in various genres, helmed anthologies such as the Bram Stoker Award-nominated Barbers & Beauties. His Writers Workshop of Horror won the 2009 Bram Stoker Award for superior achievement in nonfiction. His critically acclaimed Write ...more
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