“This series is about tales of Pennsylvania folklore and tales based on oral histories and legends, not covered before in print. Ask Jeff about his other volumes of legendary lore about our state and its people over the years.”
~ Pennsylvania Magazine, May/June, 2006
- Read the Pennsylvania Magazine Review (PDF File)
- Read Escaping the Scalping Knife (PDF File) to get a taste of the storytelling in Pennsylvania Fireside Tales.
“True to the title, these yarns are best read in the quilted comfort of a winter indoors, by a fire, when the trees that cover this state are skeletal and gray.”
~ Central PA – WITF’s Monthly Magazine, December, 2000
Comments from Readers
“I have just finished reading Pennsylvania Fireside Tales volumes 1 and 2, and I really enjoyed them. They reminded me of quite a few stories my Grandpap told to me.”
~ J. Walters, Georgetown, Florida
“This past Christmas my granddaughters gave me a copy of one of your books, and I could not put it down, as you mentioned so many names and places so dear to me!” …..
~ E. Klopfer, Pittsburgh, PA
“I have read every story that you have published. They are great and bring back many fond memories!”
~ L. Johnson, Corpus Christi, Texas
“Love your books! Keep on writing more of them!”
~ N. Hayes, Mingoville, PA
“I love every one of your wonderful books! I just could not put them down! Your books are magical; they capture the way I feel about the woods and mountains perfectly, and I love how you describe the mountains and hollows!”
~ N. Weist, Roaring Springs, PA
~ B. Wicks, Bellwood, PA
“My grandfather told me folktales from the Altoona area 45 years ago. I’m looking forward to being reacquainted with some of them!”
~ K. Carr, Mountain View, Calif.
To order books, visit PA Fireside Tales Bookstore.