Turn on a night light, lock your door, and close the window blinds . . . Join investigative reporter James Renner as he looks into 13 tales of mysterious, creepy, and unexplained events in the Buckeye State, including:
• The giant, spark-emitting Loveland Frog
• The bloodthirsty Melon Heads of Kirtland
• The lumber-wielding Werewolf of Defiance
• The Mothman of the Ohio River
• The UFO that inspired “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”
• and more!
Table of Contents
Foreword: In the darkness, we believe
Cops and Aliens: The flying saucer named Floyd and the many lives it ruined
A Big, Fat, Hairy Deal: Did a werewolf terrorize a small Ohio town in 1972?
The Ballad of the Loveland Frog: An Indian legend still haunts the Little Miami River
The Mothman Cometh: Its first victim was from Ohio
The Legend of “Red Eyes”: The evil spirit of Camp Manatoc
Bigfoot’s Lair: Salt Fork State Park is Sasquatch Central
The Coyne Incident: Flying saucer vs. helicopter above Mansfield
Resurrect Dead on Planet Jupiter! Who created the Toynbee tiles and what did they want with Ohio?
The WOW Signal: Did aliens really contact an Ohio State University professor in 1977?
Goodnight, Gracie: The angry ghosts of Hower House hate men
Dr. Kroh’s Home for Peculiar Children: The Melon Heads of Kirtland crave revenge . . . and your blood!
Ohio’s Oldest Monster: For centuries, a sea serpent has stalked the shores of Lake Erie
What Happens on Rattlesnake Island Stays on Rattlesnake Island: The true story of the most elite secret society in Ohio