Welcome to The Moonlit Road.com, where we tell ghost stories, folktales, myths and legends from the dark backroads of the American South. Want to come along? Follow the lantern to visit with our storytellers.
Mansworth County (Ghost Stories, Your Short Stories)
Man returns to his childhood home to confront the terrifying ghost at the Mansworth County bridge that haunted him as a child. Written by Will Mustin.
No Greater Love (Ghost Stories, Audio Stories)
Ghost story from Kentucky coal mining country of one tortured man’s supernatural experience with the ultimate act of love. Adapted from folklore by Craig Dominey, told by Jim McAmis.
The Ticking Clock (Ghost Stories, Audio Stories)
Georgia ghost story about a haunted family clock that perhaps shouldn’t have been passed down to the next generation. Written by Craig Dominey and Lanny Gilbert, told by Lanny Gilbert.
A Wish Too Far (Myths, Legends and Folktales, Your Short Stories)
Mississippi folktale of a desperate fisherman who is granted a wish from a mysterious sea witch. And you know what they say about wishes. Written by Harris Tobias.
Buttercup and the Forest Princess (Creature Stories, Your Short Stories)
Great Depression folktale of a mysterious forest creature protecting a widow and her family from the frightening depths of Tennessee logging country. Written by John W. Hammer, III.
Alien Artifacts (Myths, Legends and Folktales, Your Short Stories)
Creepy tale of a lost couple who stumbles across a bizarre “Alien Artifact Museum” in rural Georgia. Written by Harris Tobias.
The Plat Eye (Creature Stories, Audio Stories)
Georgia folktale and creature story of two young girls who ignore their Grandma’s warning about the monster of the “Gongetcha Woods.”
A Visitor Comes Tapping (Your Short Stories, Ghost Stories)
New Orleans haunted house story by Marlon Heimerl, inspired by a true story!
The Inverse Werewolf (Your Short Stories, Creature Stories)
Werewolf terrorizes an Applachian farm community. Based on a Tennessee folktale, written by Frank Hagelberg.
Unbroken Lines (Your Short Stories, Myths, Legends and Folktales)
Nightmarish tale of Southern suburban landscaping gone very, very wrong. Written by Tim Westover.
NEW! Calling all teachers – you can now download lesson plans based on our stories. Created and submitted by your fellow teachers. Please feel free to share yours!
- A Winter’s Guest
- Our Ghost
- Waltzing In The Moonlight
- The Red Satin Pantyhose
- A Shadowland Afflicted
- The Path of Dead Roses
- The Curse of 21
- A Figure of Fun
- The Cadillac Mermaid
- A Betrayal Amongst Friends
- Swamp Children