95 Haunted Plantations of Virginia. Beth Brown. Journey to some of the earliest settlements of the New World to discover why spirits of their founders refuse to leave. Explore homes of past presidents at Berkeley and Red Hill and learn one mysterious trait they share—the ghosts of children. Visit sixteen more historic houses in the Old Dominion to learn why spirits linger. Size: 6" x 9" • 95 b/w photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3328-6 • soft cover • $14.99 Haunted Battlefields: Virginia’s Civil War Ghosts. Beth Brown. Journey to thirteen of Virginia’s most haunted Civil War sites in search of spectral residents. Visit at Cold Harbor, Henry House Hill, and the Bull Run Bridge at Manassas, Fredericksburg’s Sunken Road, Grant’s Headquarters at Appomattox Manor, and many more ghostly sites! Size: 6" x 9" • 82 b/w photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3057-5 • soft cover • $14.99 Gibraltar of the Shenandoah: Civil War Sites and Stories of Staunton, Waynesbobo, and Augusta County, Virginia. Robert H. Moore II. Learn what role Virginia's Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta counties played in protecting the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War. Featuring 11 tours that include the sites of the Staunton Depot, Fort Edward Johnson, Thornrose Cemetery, and the Stonewall Jackson Hotel. Size: 7" x 10" • 3 color &190 b/w images • 176 pp. ISBN: 978-1-57864-266-3 • soft cover • $24.95 Haunted Richmond. Pamela K. Kinney. Richmond is chock-full of ghosts and haunted places. This city names Edgar Allan Poe as its native son, and it is rich in ghostly lore, legends, and tales. Learn why Virginia’s governor shares his mansion with ghosts; dine with ghosts at Ruth’s Chris Steak House and Crab Louie’s Seafood Tavern! Visit the prison in Powhatan (it might not be safe, even for those working there); Call on the Lady in Red who roams the corridors at Wrexham Hall. Size: 6" x 9" • 24 b/w photos • 128 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-2712-4 • soft cover • $14.95 Haunted Richmond II. Pamela K. Kinney. Return once more to haunted Richmond. Step back in time at Henricus Historical Park, where you’ll be welcomed by dead colonists, Civil War soldiers, and other haunts. Tour haunted hotels, churches, cemeteries, schools, and even a comic shop! All this… plus a sea serpent, a lost city, ghostly cats, Bigfoot, a UFO, and haunted churches, parks, and colleges. So be sure to plan your visit now to a very paranormal Richmond. The dead don’t stay dead in this town! Size: 6" x 9" • 199 b&w images • Index • 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3964-6 • soft cover • $19.99 Policing the Paranormal: The Haunting of Virginia’s State Capitol Complex. Paul Hope. The Commonwealth of Virginia has witnessed some of the most dramatic events of U.S. history and is known to be rich with haunted locations and paranormal activity. Unlock the secrets of Virginia’s haunted Capitol Square. Learn from police officers and other credible witnesses theexcitingandsometimesterrifyingparanormalactivity that frequently haunts the rooms and corridors of severalofdowntownRichmond’smosthistoric locations. Size: 6" x 9" • 26 b/w photos • 144 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4320-9 • soft cover • $16.99 Assateague. 2nd Edition. WilliamH. Wroten, Jr. The northernmost island of a chain from Delaware to Cape Charles,Virginia. Includes itsdiscovery,early inhabitants, settlement, recreational facilities, and natural history, including its famous ponies of unknown origin, which have roamed there since the late seventeenth century. Size: 6" x 9" • 37 b/w illustrations & 2 maps • 64 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3821-2 • soft cover • $4.99 Ghosts, Legends, and Lore of Hampton Roads. Cecilia Petretto. Chill to accounts describing odd hap- penings and ghost sightings by residents, employees, and paranormal teams as they experience haunted houses, ghost tours, and just plain creepiness. Find a paranormal group to join in the area and see ghostly research, photos, and a special introduction to the world of ghosts. Size: 6" x 9" • 60 b/w photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3426-9 • soft cover • $14.99 Haunted Alexandria & Northern Virginia. J. J. Smith. Tour of some of the most well-known haunts in the region, including Gadsby’s Tavern, where a strange couple left a mystery behind, the Carlyle House, where a jealous female ghost resides, and the Woodlawn Plantation, where the ghosts of slaves still work. From ghostly strangers and nightmares, to body parts found in unknowing residents’ homes, you’ll find them in Haunted Alexandria. Size: 6" x 9" • 24 b/w photos • 128 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3258-6 • soft cover • $14.99 THE SOUTH: SCENES Coastal Garden Plants: Florida to Virginia. Roy Heizer. Photography by Nancy Heizer. Learn the history, folklore, and ethno-botany of 131 of America’s coastal plants from Florida to Virginia. The plants are arranged in alphabetical order by botanical name with a common name cross-reference guide for easy use. Over 230 full color photographs make plant identification easy and accurate. This book is great for botanists, gardeners, nature lovers, and anyone else who appreciates the beauty of plants. Size: 6" x 9" • 243 color images • Index • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4181-6 • soft cover • $24.99 THE SOUTH: ARTS & CRAFTS When the Spirit Speaks: Self-Taught Art of the South. Margaret Day Allen. This book introduces the reader to 32 self-taught artists in the Southeastern United States, some who are known by collectors and scholars and some who are emerging. Their stories of perseverance, struggle and triumph illustrate the strength of the creative impulse. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 200 photos • 144 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4731-3 • hard cover • $34.99 Contemporary Southern Homes. E. Ashley Rooney with Foreword by Carl Abbott. The South is known for its preserved mansions but many more beautiful twenty-first century houses preserve that same sense of ambiance. From Virginia to Arkansas, twenty Southern design professionals' work features expansive, open floor plans, walls of glass, and the use of indigenous materials. Size: 9" x 12" • 424 color photos • 144 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4682-8 • hard cover • $60.00 A People and Their Quilts. John Rice Irwin. Interviews with hundreds of old-time quilters, some over one hundred years old, present a fresh oral history of the subject. Emphasis is placed on quilts and quilters in the Southern Appalachian region, but quilts from throughout America are included. Size: 9’’ x 12’’ • 239 photos & color plates Index • 214 pp. ISBN: 0-916838-87-0 • hard cover • $45.00 ISBN: 0-88740-024-8 • soft cover • $19.95 THE SOUTH NORTH CAROLINA • SOUTH CAROLINA • GEORGIA • FLORIDA • KENTUCKY • TENNESSEE • ARKANSAS • MISSISSIPPI • LOUISIANA Baskets and Basketmakers in Southern Appalachia. John Rice Irwin. American baskets madebypeople inAppalachiaare lovinglyshared with readers. Indianbaskets,especiallyCherokee, also are included. Numerous photos detail every step in the basket making process: from the time thetree iscutuntilthetimethebasket iscompleted. Size: 8 1/2’’ x 11’’ • 603 photos & drawings Index • 192 pp. ISBN: 0-916838-61-7 • soft cover • $19.95 The Unlikely Story of the Museum of Ap- palachia and How It Came to Be. John Rice Irwin. From boyhood days on the farm through hisadultyears,JohnRice Irwin’s life is inextricably entwined with the founding and development of theMuseumofAppalachia.Thisbooktellsthestory of a man who took to heart his Grandpa Rice’s advice to “start you a little museum sometime." Over 140 images illustrate the text. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 44 color & 97 b/w photos 144 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4114-4 soft cover • $24.99 GunsandGunmakingToolsofSouth- ern Appalachia: The Story of the Kentucky Rifle. John Rice Irwin. The Kentuckyriflehasbecomeafamouspartof thehistoryofAmericandevelopment,and here is the story of its own development. Thepeopleofthe isolatedmountainvalleys ofAppalachiatellhowtheymakeanduse theKentuckyandrelatedfirearmsandthe supplies that go with them. Size: 11’’ x 8 1/2’’ • 315 illus. • Index • 118 pp. ISBN: 0-916838-81-1 • soft cover • $14.95 100 Southern Artists. E. Ashley Rooney with PaulaAllen.Viewworksby100 livingartists living inAlabama,Florida,Georgia,NorthCarolina,South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Artists tell their personal stories and inspirations, and show examplesoftheirworks.Inoil,pastels,sculpture,and wood,adiversityofstylesand influences, including pop surrealism, realism, contemporary, abstract, alternative, and others, exemplify rich imagery that affects culture, society, and our environment. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 628 color images • 224 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4241-7 • hard cover • $45.00 Hooked Rugs of the Deep South. Jessie A. Turbayne.Thetraditionofrughooking isaliveand kicking intheHeartofDixie.Through844 images, see lushfloralmotifs, intricategeometrics,Oriental andPersianstyles, impressionisticportraits,scenic landscapes,andglimpsesoftheOldSouth.This is agreatreferencebookforrughookingenthusiasts, fiberartists, folkart lovers,collectors,historybuffs, and lovers of anything Deep South. Size:81/2"x11"•844 images• Index•288pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-3801-4•hardcover•$59.99 Southern Decoys of Virginia and the Car- olinas. Henry A. Fleckenstein. The decoy and waterfowlinghistoryofthis importantregionalong thesouthAtlanticcoast isthoroughlypresented in this comprehensive study. The book fully covers all of the major makers of decoys in the eastern shore of Virginia and the coast of North Carolina as well as makers from other areas whose decoys were used there. Size: 8 1/2’’ x 11’’ • 64 color, 549 b/w photos Index • 232 pp. ISBN: 0-916838-86-2 • hard cover • $39.50 THE SOUTH: STORIES, LORE & HISTORY Haunted Battlefields of the South. Bryan Bush and Thomas Freese. These true tales include chilling firsthand accounts of encounters with Civil War ghosts. The spirits of dead soldiers from both Union and Con- federate armies walk into re-enactor camps, march in a ghostly night fog, call us to the line, and ask for help. Size: 6" x 9" • 69 b/w photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3385-9 • soft cover • $14.99 MIDDLE ATLANTIC: VIRGINIA • THE SOUTH