This is the first time I'm reviewing a book you cannot, apparently, buy anymore.
Any online site I've checked isn't carrying it, most likely because its publishing company is out of business, although the website for that company is still up and listing books published eight years ago on its home page.
However, according to Goodreads, an online site for readers, copies are available at the Coal City Public Library District and the Wilmington Library District.
So here goes.
Way back in the dark ages of subsidized publishing, when I typically shunned "vanity press" books due to poor writing and editing qualities, I worked with a person who wrote horror and had just released his book.
His name was D. Paul Cooley. His book is called "The River Witch" and he said it was based on a legend in Illinois. It's this book I''l be reviewing in Tuesday's LocalLit newsletter.
Here is the Amazon description for "The River Witch:"
In the center of Illinois-a town carved between a river and a stream-Windchester Island holds many dark secrets and myths, and the horrible, terrifying shadows that dance between the homes of the locals as they sleep, and the childlike whispers that fill the night with horror.
But no one knows of the real evil that haunts their quaint town, except for the averse high school teenagers that are forced to play, and the detestable screams of the young....
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