There are many stories of ghosts and hauntings in and around this area. It's all part of the history and culture. Scare yourself! Read!

MtnGhost.jpg Mountain Ghost Stories
By Randy Russell and Janet Barnett. A hardback book of stories dealing with witches, ghosts, an enchanted lake, a phantom choir, a lover's leap, Bigfoot, fairies, and magic. All tales from Western North Carolina.
ghostsPied.jpg Ghosts of the NC Piedmont
The North Carolina Piedmont can be a very spooky place. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, many people in this region have experienced things that simply cannot be explained. This collection of local lore includes classic ghost stories that have been passed down for generations, as well as personal experiences of the author, her family, friends and even strangers. Join local author Frances Casstevens as she recounts one spine-tingling tale after another.
GhostsYadkin Ghosts of the Yadkin Valley
Written by our very own R.G. Absher. R.G. is one of our Wilkes Candlelight Ghost Tour guides. T he rolling hills and hollers of the Yadkin Valley have been home to many historic events, from Stoneman's raid to the hanging of Tom Dooley. These events have left their imprint on the county's architecture and landscape, and some of them have even left a ghostly legacy. "Ghosts of the Yadkin Valley" is a collection of spine-tingling tales, including ghost stories from many of the area's National Historic Register sites. Join local storyteller R.G. Absher as he relates the history behind the haunts.
HaintsHills.jpg Haints of the Hills Vol. 3
Daniel W. Barefoot's colleagues in the North Carolina General Assembly call him their "resident historian." Now, he's their resident folklorist too. This book is part of a 3 volume series and offers a sampling of diverse supernatural history of the Tar Heel State. You'll find tales of ghosts, witches, demons, spook lights, unidentified flying objects, unexplained phenomena, and more.