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Nancy Roberts (1924-2008), was often described as the "First Lady of American Folklore." She not only a best selling author but a superb storyteller, presenting storytelling programs and lectures on creative writing at clubs, public libraries, schools and universities. The author of over two dozen books, Roberts began her career writing ghost stories for the Charlotte Observer. Carl Sandburg encouraged her to publish her stories as a book. In 1958 she followed Sandburg's advice and her books have sold over one million copies earning her national recognition including a nomination for the Great Western Writers Spur Award and a certificate of commendation from the American Association for State and Local History.

Southern Living magazine described her as the "custodian of the twilight zone."

Roberts is survived by her husband, Jim Brown, who assisted her in her extensive research.

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Total Books: 75
Civil War Ghosts Stories and Legends
Heaven Cent Prayers
2009 - Heaven Cent Prayers (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781414112008
ISBN-10: 1414112009

Ghosts of the Wild West
2008 - Ghosts of the Wild West (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781570037313
ISBN-10: 1570037310

Ghosts of the Wild West Enlarged Edition Including Five Never-Before-Published Stories
2008 - Ghosts of the Wild West Enlarged Edition Including Five Never-before-published Stories (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781570037320
ISBN-10: 1570037329
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Over the Bridge
2006 - Over the Bridge (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9789774249747
ISBN-10: 9774249747
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Crossing the Great Divide
2005 - Crossing the Great Divide (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781893239388
ISBN-10: 1893239381
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Christmas Quilt
2003 - Christmas Quilt (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780595297689
ISBN-10: 0595297684

Ghosts from the Coast
2001 - Ghosts From the Coast (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780807826652
ISBN-10: 0807826650
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Horror, Nonfiction

Blackbeard's Cat
1999 - Blackbeard's Cat [Cat of Nine Tales Vol. 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781886391413
ISBN-10: 1886391416
Genre: Children's Books

The Bending Moment
1998 - The Bending Moment (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780966560909
ISBN-10: 0966560906

Haunted Houses Chilling Tales from 24 American Homes
1998 - Haunted Houses Chilling Tales From 24 American Homes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780762703203
ISBN-10: 0762703202
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Horror, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

Schools of Sympathy Gender and Identification Through the Novel
Schools of Sympathy Gender and Indentification Through the Novel
Georgia Ghosts
1997 - Georgia Ghosts (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780895871725
ISBN-10: 0895871726
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

Civil War Ghosts  Legends
1996 - Civil War Ghosts Legends (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780760703663
ISBN-10: 0760703663
Genre: History
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Civil War Ghosts and Legends
1996 - Civil War Ghosts and Legends (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781586635664
ISBN-10: 1586635662
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction, Substores
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.

The haunted South Two volumes in one
1996 - The Haunted South Two Volumes in One (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780760703670
ISBN-10: 0760703671
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Haunted Houses Chilling Tales from Nineteen American Homes
1995 - Haunted Houses Chilling Tales From Nineteen American Homes [A Campfire Book] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781564406996
ISBN-10: 1564406997
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

Animal Ghost Stories
1995 - Animal Ghost Stories [American Storytelling] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780874834017
ISBN-10: 0874834015
Genres: Children's Books, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction

Introduction to Computer Simulation A System Dynamics Modeling Approach
Blackbeard and Other Pirates of the Atlantic Coast
1993 - Blackbeard and Other Pirates of the Atlantic Coast (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780895870988
ISBN-10: 0895870983
Genre: History
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.

Use of Social Sciences Literature [Information sources for research and development] (Hardcover)