Ghost story of an Alabama “hollar” haunted by a farmer ghost searching for his missing son.
Strange Tales of the American South
Appalachian stories, culture, travel and history.
Tennessee creature story about a mysterious monster named Old Talon terrorizing a remote Appalachian community. Written and illustrated by Seth Boyden.
Appalachian murder tale from North Carolina about a mysterious and frightening visitor to a hardscrabble Appalachian community. Written by Pat McCrary.
Werewolf terrorizes an Appalachian farm community. Based on a Tennessee folktale, written by Frank Hagelberg.
Chilling Virginia ghost story of a house sitter terrorized by a mysterious visitor to his aunt’s remote cabin. Written by
Acclaimed author Sheri Holman reads a chapter from her Southern ghost story novel “Witches On The Road Tonight,” exclusively for The Moonlit Road.com.
21 is not just the legal drinking age – it’s a curse to a North Carolina pioneer community in this evil tale written by Allan Kopp, Jr.
Ambrose Bierce’s classic ghost story “The Boarded Window” produced by Freshwater Seas Audiobooks.
Christmas kids story about a scarecrow who teaches a holiday lesson to a grumpy snowman.
Alabama ghost story about a mysterious young girl who takes a newcomer on a dangerous hike.
Appalachian Christmas stories, folklore, history and people.
History of coal mining in southern Appalachia, and how it radically transformed the region
“Jack Tales,” Appalachain folktales that arrived via Scots-Irish and German immigrants
Story of the annual Santa Claus train through Appalachia known as the “Santa Claus Special,” sponsored by CSX Transportation.
History of Cherokee Native American tribes in Appalachia, and the legend of the Wampas Mask.
Appalachian Mountain ghost stories, culture, folklore and people.
Two Georgia good-ol’-boys let their thirst for riches lead them straight into a horrifying encounter with an ancient mountain haunt.
Bizarre monster tale about a Georgia outdoosman attacked by a strange forest creature that only wants it’s “Taily-Po.”
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.
Ghost story from Kentucky coal mining country about a miner’s strange and life changing experience with a mysterious black dog.
Spooky Appalachian ghost story of a mountain traveler, stunned by the death of his wife, who stumbles across a strange mountain town with a horrifying secret.
Poignant Kentucky ghost story about the power of a mother’s love and how it stretches even beyond the grave.
Tsali is a Cherokee ghost story from North Carolina about a brave warrior whose stance against the white man would make him a legend.
Ghost story based on the famous Bell Witch hauntings in Tennessee, this is the story of two kids who embark on a dangerous journey into the Bell Witch Cave.
Ghost story of Tennessee’s famed Fiddlers Rock and a local fiddle player who has a bad run-in with some evil rattlesnakes.
Tennessee spooky story about one boy’s quest to find out where the nightly eerie noises in the local cemetery are coming from.
Based on the true Christmas story of the annual holiday train that brings Santa Claus to the poor towns of remote Appalachia.
Tennessee creature story of the frightening Ewah creature stalking the dark woods surrounding the home of two newlyweds.