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Twenty-four stories of imagination and adventure, each set in one of Richmond's many popular history locations.

- A huge phantom dog appears in the Hollywood Cemetery during a thunderstorm.
- An experimental Civil War submarine blows up a river boat near Tredegar Ironworks.
- The ghosts of two alligators keep watch over the Jefferson Hotel.
- At the Richmond Folk Festival, t
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Paperback, 284 pages
Published September 15th 2016 by Chop Suey Books Books
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Lana Krumwiede
Aug 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I love Richmond and I love stories for young readers. This book has been a dream of mine for many years; it's a thrill to see it become a reality. To all Virginians (former, current, future, and wishful) with fanciful imaginations: Enjoy!
Janet Flora Corso
Jan 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love reading stories about places that are familiar to me. It is especially nice when I learn a thing or two, have a few laughs and shed some tears. All of these MG level short stories are set in sections or at landmarks of Richmond, VA, where I once lived and will always be connected.
It is an old city full of secrets, and stories, as well as history, art, and an amazing community of people from many cultures and walks of life. The stories vary from contemporary to fantasy to historical ficti
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