Curious tales of Western North Carolina by Randy Russell and Janet Barnett. Randy Russell has believed in ghosts since having to take the trash out at night when he was 12 and being chased back to the house by something in the darkness. Randy is an academically trained folklorist who has collected hundreds of first-person accounts of ghost experiences from across the South. He presents regularly on True Ghost Stories of the South, based on his interviews of people who have encountered ghosts. Hardcover, 109 pages.