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: Book One of the Folklore Cycle are now available for sale at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. You can also order an author-signed special edition of Mountain Folk from this site.
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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