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Nancy Roberts

Nancy Roberts, a popular Southern writer and storyteller, was the acclaimed, award-winning author of more than twenty-five books where she blended suspense, mystery, and history with a talent for finding true stories of the supernatural.

She was aptly proclaimed the "Custodian of the Twilight Zone" by Southern Livingmagazine, and was frequently introduced as the "First Lady of Folklore." She was the featured speaker or teller at the North Carolina Museum of History; Thalian Hall in Wilmington, North Carolina; Kiawah Island Resort, South Carolina; University of Illinois at De Kalb; and at many schools and libraries throughout the southeast. She passed away in the fall of 2008.

Nancy Roberts


Books by Nancy Roberts

America’s Most Haunted Places (1987)

Animal Ghost Stories (1995)

Blackbeard and Other Pirates of the Atlantic Coast (1993)

Blackbeard’s Cat (1998)

Civil War Ghost Stories and Legends (1992)

Georgia Ghosts (1997)

Ghosts and Specters of the Old South (1984)

Ghosts from the Coast (2000)

Ghosts of the Carolinas (1988)

Ghosts of the Southern Mountains and Appalachia (1988)

Ghosts of the Wild West (2008)

Gold Seekers: Gold, Ghosts, and Legends from Carolina to California (1989)

Haunted Houses (1998)

The Haunted South (1988)

North Carolina Ghosts and Legends (1991)

South Carolina Ghosts: From the Coast to the Mountains (1983)



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