Ghost on Black Mountain

Ghost on Black Mountain

Ann Hite

ONCE somebody LEAVES THE MOUNTAIN, THEY by no means come again, not likely. THEY’RE misplaced FOREVER.

Nellie Clay married Hobbs Pritchard with no even noticing he used to be a spell conjured right into a guy, a strolling, conversing ghost tale. yet her mama knew. She observed it in her tea leaves: demise. parents informed Nellie to get off the mountain whereas she might, to return domestic ahead of it was once too overdue. Hobbs wasn’t not anything yet difficulty. He’d even killed a guy. No telling what else. That mountain was once haunted, and shortly sufficient, Nellie might think it too. a method or one other, Hobbs could get what used to be coming to him. The ghosts may see to that. . . .

Told within the wonderful voices of 5 girls whose lives are inextricably certain whilst a homicide occurs in rural Depression-era North Carolina, Ann Hite’s unforgettable debut spans generations and conjures the easiest of Southern folk-lore—mystery, spirits, hoodoo, and the incomparable great thing about the Appalachian panorama.

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