The Tri-Cities region encompasses three main cities, in two states, as well as numerous towns and villages. It has a combined population of around 500,000. This region is located among the central and southern Appalachian Mountains. It extends from Saltville, Virginia, through Unicoi County, Tennessee. Bizarre Tri-Cities is filled with folklore, true crime, oddities, discoveries, ghost stories, and historic events that have been forgotten by mainstream history books. It covers such topics as the Buchanan County Butcher, Bristol’s Axe Murderer, the Marble Hall Fiend, strange mines, vanishing plagues, disappearing Civil War battalions, the truth behind the Rotherwood legends, strange lights in the sky, and historic structures we have lost in time. History has never been more fascinating… or more bizarre.More info →
Blue Ridge Nuclear Energy is the largest and safest nuclear energy facility on earth, until the impossible occurs. A mushroom cloud arises from a reactor. Freak electrical events plague nearly every home. There are no answers, no evidence, and as soon as it seems the worst is over, new horrors begin. First responders abandon their posts. Teachers desert their classrooms. The citizens of Thompson are stricken with a strange affliction. Enraged hordes of the ailing gather in the streets, and those who should be dead are not. Four strangers from vastly differing lives must survive this new world of madness and destruction. Each must conquer their demons within, to fight the evil that surrounds them. Their struggles come down to a battle of shadow and light, but hope ebbs as they discover just how powerful the enemy is. The explosion wasn’t a display of power, it was merely a distraction for an even greater adversary.More info →
They say he's doomed to run the train for eternity, and if you're caught, he'll take you with him. They say his only love was his precious Black Diamond. They say because of his cruelty in life, his death would be the cruelest imaginable. They say now he's merely a captain on a train that transports the devil. Josie is a sole survivor of a prank gone wrong and finds out that some histories are far more than just memories. She is suspected of a crime she didn't commit, inside a town that hides many secrets. Sometimes history comes back and some legacies you can't escape.More info →
Botanical Beauties offers a spectrum of gorgeous, vintage flowers for your papercraft. Whether you scrapbook, make junk journals, greeting cards, or whatever your papercraft, Botanical has the flower for you. The book is in full-color with 29 full page-sized images, 6 Full-Page Backgrounds, 45 medium, 12 small, and 41 fussy cut graphics. This book has been created, with crafters in mind, to disassemble and reuse in art projects.More info →
James Trondheim lives a happy, contented life… until his best friend receives a mysterious book. Suddenly, his entire world is turned upside down. Suddenly, his best friend is no longer his friend, she has become someone, or something, completely different. He begins a quest to read the book’s contents for himself, but the innocent attempt doesn’t just get him in trouble. It lands him on death row.More info →
Tyler was an avid hiker. He knew the area around Roan Mountain as well as he did most of the Blue Ridge highlands. He didn’t know Walnut Lodge. The strange structure seemed to appear out of the air. He finds a strange and beautiful world of wealth and privilege, but something is not right. The evening turns darker as night progresses, and he discovers he may not escape the resort alive.More info →
Beyond the reaches of civilization, beyond the nearest town, deep in one of the darkest Appalachian Mountain hollows grew a very strange flower. As this unique species developed, she began to turn life into words. Surrounded by more trees than humans, the specimen spent years observing humanity. Years of solitude and isolation focused her voice into powerful works of life, love, obsession, grief, abuse, the paranormal, mysterious gypsies, and even pirates.
The Girl in the Trees is a vast compilation of some of the most obscure lyrics, prose, and verse by thriller author Laura Wright/L. Chambers Wright.More info →
Karen Hamilton has accepted death. She knows death is the only way to escape the monster. He forced her to star in the most horrific show online, where the acting is not pretend, and the gore is not special effects. After weeks of imprisonment, she is given an opportunity by something unknown. She flees the cabin and all who inhabit it, living or dead. She returns to civilization a shell of the person she was, but she doesn’t return alone. Something comes with her. The forces that helped her escape now demand restitution, and she will not be allowed rest until she uncovers the horrific truth. There was just one monster in the cabin, but the many monsters in his organization are very much alive, and they’re coming for her.More info →
Sylvia Drake enjoys a life filled with simple pleasures in 1857. She loves her Appalachian Mountains, but doesn’t want to remain in Hickory Hollow forever. Her parents even begin preparations for her to attend college.
Just as her dreams seem to be coming true, her world is shattered. As if the losses aren’t bad enough, she finds someone has ventured into madness, and the time has come for everyone to pay the price.More info →
Clarissa Tyler wakes in a remote hospital after two months in a coma. The eccentric staff won't talk to her about what happened. She only recalls dark chaos, but the doctor says her mind can’t be trusted. She doesn’t believe there was an accident. The physician says they aren't memories, just hallucinations. She knows there is more to that night than what they're telling her. Darrin Parks is a junior doctor at the clinic. He’s embroiled in his own web of torment, but finds a bright light of hope with Clarissa. She must adapt to the bizarre life within the clinic, and the prolonged absence from life, to piece together what happened. The quest takes her far beyond reclaiming hidden memories, and deep into a deadly conspiracy. Knowledge doesn’t bring resolution, but it may take her life.More info →
Madeline Ramsey ushered her family through years of substance abuse. She suddenly finds herself thrust into a normal life. Her family discovers the wonders of structure and stability as they heal. They even buy their first home in the country. Life couldn’t be better. She soon discovers a heap of twisted metal hidden behind the yard. She fears the rusted cauldron might contain fatal chemicals. Her efforts to dispose of the old moonshine still sets off a bizarre chain reaction that destroys the home she loves, and just might destroy the world.More info →
Elysium is a mysterious estate of beauty and grace. Exquisite antiquities are not the only amenities awaiting visitors. Life there is murder.
Melanie Smallwood has always loved the old estate. She is shocked when an unexpected windfall eliminates all that was familiar. She purchases the antebellum house to restore it.
Strange incidents begin as soon as she moves in. The realtor is the first to suffer a strange affliction. Everyone who visits begins to suffer the symptoms of an ancient plague that annihilated the region a century earlier. The pestilence isn’t just a dormant virus, it’s a supernatural contagion hell-bent on spreading.
The gardens are not peaceful, the home is not stately, and the estate's spirit is rotten. She must end the evil or everyone who visits will suffer the same agonizing fate.More info →