The Forgotten Tales history book series delights readers with true incidents of unbelievable anecdotes that have survived throughout history. Uncover the identity of Lady Bluebeard in Forgotten Tales of Idaho. Visit the site of a deadly lion attack at Luna Park or a staged train collision in Texas. Meet the snake oil salesman of Colorado, then hunt for the hairy, bipedal beasts that lurk in Michigan’s upper peninsula. From the forgotten tales of Long Island to the deserts of New Mexico, these uniquely American tales are sure to tantalize.
The history of the Tar Heel State is filled with mysterious and creepy tales. Legends say that several places in North Carolina have been visited by the devil, from the Devil's Tramping Ground near Siler City to the footprint he left in the Devil's Rock in Warren County. Learn why the Banshee of the Tar River first appeared and why her bloodcurdling screams continue to be heard. The Catsburg Ghost Train still appears on moonless nights. Sightings of Normie, the monster of Lake Norman, have been reported since the lake was created in the early 1960s. Join master storyteller Sherman Carmichael as he explores the lore of North Carolina's Piedmont.