Salem Swamp Press
From the hills and hollows of Central
Pennsylvania, this collection of true tales of
the uncanny will raise the hair on the back
of your neck.  Meet the headless dog, tour
the Bloody Triangle.  Read about the house
trailer, a gift, complete with the specters of
the previous occupants.  Welcome a spirit
nanny into the house, as did one of the
story tellers in this volume.  There are more
than just the spirits on the shelf at Penn’s
Tavern.  How  about the ghosts that don’t
leave at closing time?  All this and much
more, but let us offer a word of caution for
those faint at heart, when you’ve finished
reading this book - keep the lights burning!

128 pages
Illustrated
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The Headless Dog
and Other Far-Fetched Extraordinary True Tales
of
Central Pennsylvania
Willis
Crackpot, inventor, curbside
philosopher, wheeler, dealer, a
man with a plan, a dreamer.
 This is
the story of Albert Willis, an old man posed
at the edge of a hole six feet deep, with a
message and an invention he believes will
benefit all mankind.  His invention is a group
of turning wheels, flashing lights and fancy
decals.  He calls it a computer.  It’s not.  The
message that he has to deliver is a mixed
up jumble of thoughts hidden in lines of
poetry painstakingly penned, and put into a
manual that repeats, repeats, repeats the
same warning over and over again.
Following a chance meeting, Betty, a young
woman, fresh out of art school with dreams
of her own, becomes his reluctant disciple.  
She chooses to help Willis fulfill his dream
of getting his message to the world.  She
keeps any skepticism to herself because
after all, it’s his dream, not hers, so what
does it matter what he thinks?  Until the
end.  Sometimes those dreams that seem
the craziest make the most sense, when
we come to understand the source.


198 pages
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The Headless Dog is
available locally at these
locations:
Shade Mountain Winery at
16140 Pennsylvania Rt. 104,
Middleburg, PA
17842

Lycoming County Historical
Society Thomas T. Taber
Museum 858 West 4th St.,
Williamsport, PA 17701

Otto's Bookstore
107 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701

Joseph Priestly House
Museum Store
472 Priestly Avenue
Northumberland, PA 17857

Susquehanna Trading Post
3312 Susquehanna Trail
(along Route 15)
Duncannon, PA 17020
A futuristic historical existential pastoral road
poem thriller mystery.


    In the year 1997, junk cites are ruled by
behemoth corporations and an elite of
governmental, professional, and similar
special interest organizations,
socioeconomic inequality, social strife, and
overconsumption (to name just a few ills) run
rampant, and the bulk of people, if they can
afford it, scurry about on crowded highways
in high-powered vehicles, for which the state
readily grants licenses for their legal
operation.
    But two renegade women, known
collectively as TZB-1003, Tizsa and Brocolee
respectively, depart from the city late one
October night and travel in their car up the
central Susquehanna River valley, through
the Appalachian Mountains, and into the
Genesee River valley, areas of the country
only sporadically touched by civilization.  
Their erratic movements arouse the attention
of several ghosts from the region’s past,
including John Harris, father of the founder of
Harrisburg, and his former slave, Hercules;
John Mason, the Hermit of Blue Hill; Indian
chiefs Shikellamy and Sasoonan; and
lumber baron Peter Herdic and his
community of admirers.   Along the way the
women pick up several hitchhikers, one of
whom in a former life was Regina Shultz,
friend of fellow “Native abductee” Mary
Jemison, the White Woman of the Genesee.
Also, from the outset of their trip, Tizsa and
Brocolee are followed by another car – and it
is not at all clear why.
    No one knows exactly where Tizsa and
Brocolee are going, and from what anybody
can tell, they probably don’t know exactly
where they’re going either.

228 pages
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TZB-1003
A Narrative
In Search of Various
Heretofore Unwitnessed Wonders
An incantatory and melodramatic unfolding
of space and time.

The full title of this short novel is A Narrative
Based on the Fidelious Journal of
Fernando Guillaume Faulstern Parker
Giving a Most Accurate Account of his
Voyage In Search of Various Heretofore
Unwitnessed Wonders, Of His Escape
from Slavery and Bondage, & of Further
Interesting Travels to & through Unknown
Lands, Including an essay upon the
Travails of Establishing A Profitable
Enterprise Therein & an Elegy on the Death
of his Dear Guide & Companion, the Lovely
& Courageous Princess Mmoomtuktli.

104 pages
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