John Hood’s new novel Mountain Folk combines historical characters, settings, and events with elements of folklore and epic fantasy to tell the story of early America in a fresh and exciting way. The first volume in the Folklore Cycle, Mountain Folk was published on June 8, 2021. Click here for a collection of editorial reviews, reader reviews, Mountain Folk-themed articles, and broadcast appearances by the author.
The paperback, eBook, and audiobook editions of Mountain Folk is now available for sale at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. If you’d rather buy from your local bookstore, click the event listing. There are book readings and signings already on the calendar — and we’re open to recommendations about other communities and bookstores to visit.
Now that the new novel Mountain Folk has been released, this episode explains why John Hood wrote the book
— and explores the most-important setting of Mountain Folk, the fairy village hidden atop North Carolina’s Pilot Mountain.
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