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.
The paperback and eBook 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.
If you live in North Carolina, please put Thursday, June 17 on your calendar. Quail Ridge Books will host John Hood’s book launch at 7pm at their Raleigh store. He’ll give a talk and sign books. Click on this sentence to visit the Quail Ridge event calendar for more details. And check our Event Calendar regularly for postings of other book signings and presentations.
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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