Strange Tales of the American South

Kentucky stories, culture, travel and history.

Shadow Snatchers: Kentucky Cave Witch Story

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Cautionary tale of a Kentucky cave used by witches to steal souls, through shadows! Written by Allen Kopp. How many of us have ventured into a cave? It makes no difference if it was large or small. A cave is a hollow place in the ground, especially a natural underground space large enough for a […]

The Buried Red Brick House: Kentucky Ghost Story

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Kentucky ghost story of a gravedigger who hides a horrible secret in the nearby haunted house. Written By Nathan Oser.

Toy Food

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Kids fairy tale about a starving family of toymakers who must turn to their creations to survive. Written by Harris Tobias.

The House on Black River

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Kentucky ghost story of a haunted house that holds the key to the mysterious past of a young girl.

The Troll Bridge

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Spooky Halloween tale of two troublemakers who cross the wrong Old Man and must walk home via the feared Troll Bridge.

Witches of Methville

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Desperate to stop meth abuse among its youth, a small town turns to some local witches for help. Be careful what you wish for!

The Wildflower Girl: Civil War Ghost Story

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Kentucky ghost story of two boys on a camping trip that encounter the ghost of a mysterious girl during a lightning storm.

The Boarded Window: Ambrose Bierce Ghost Story

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Ambrose Bierce’s classic ghost story “The Boarded Window” produced by Freshwater Seas Audiobooks.

No Greater Love

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

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 Black Dog

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Ghost story from Kentucky coal mining country about a miner’s strange and life changing experience with a mysterious black dog.

The Town Without Death

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

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.

A Mother’s Love

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Poignant Kentucky ghost story about the power of a mother’s love and how it stretches even beyond the grave.

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