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COMING 2014!

The Kelayres Massacre:

Politics & Murder in Pennsylvania’s Coal Country

Publisher: The History Press

Release Date: September 2014

Also in 2014...

Read an expanded version of Stephanie’s story about the Lake Erie Sea Serpent in Tom White’s forthcoming book, Supernatural Lore of Pennsylvania: Ghosts, Monsters and Miracles, to be released by The History Press, August 2014.

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The Kelayres Massacre: Politics & Murder

in Pennsylvania’s Coal Country

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Prose ‘n Cons™ Mystery Magazine

Stephanie Hoover, Publisher & Editor


Presentations & Book Signings:

October 2014 - The Spiral Bookcase

October 2014 - Ryerss Museum

(both in Philadelphia)


Media Interviews:

September 2014 - Small Business Digest Radio


Many thanks to the owners, staff and new friends I met at these previous interviews, appearances and

book signings:


Credited Contributor:

Supernatural Lore of Pennsylvania

Author: Thomas White • Publisher: The History Press


Mechanicsburg Mystery Bookshop

and Susquehanna Mysteries Alliance

Independent Bookstore in Central PA

(pic courtesy of owner Debbie Beamer)













Chester County Book Company

West Chester, PA

(pic courtesy of store staff)


Recorded Interview: Radio PA

(on all Pennsylvania stations running Radio PA content)


Live Interview: “Conversations with Peter Solomon,” WIP-AM, Philadelphia


Barnes & Noble

Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA


Barnes & Noble

Plymouth Meeting, PA


Guest Blogger:

Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania

“How I Uncovered the Complex Tale of the Killing of Quaker John Sharpless (and Why You Should Use These Techniques in Your

Family History Research)”

Credited Contributor:

Witches of Pennsylvania: Occult History & Lore

Author: Thomas White

Publisher: The History Press, 2013

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