Last Chance to Pre-Order Tales of Coles County

Today and tomorrow (Saturday/Sunday) are your last days to pre-order Tales of Coles County, Illinois. Pre-orders will be signed by the author and shipped on Monday August 5th.

Tales of Coles County XThe 10th Anniversary edition of Michael Kleen’s classic Tales of Coles County, Illinois combines both the original book and the Legends and Lore of Coles County, with updated content and additional legends.

First published in 2004, Tales of Coles County, Illinois takes an entertaining look at local history through vivid historical fiction. When four students from Eastern Illinois University are stranded during a violent storm, they seek shelter with an elderly couple who give them more than they bargain for. After one night, the four will never look at Coles County the same way.

In the Legends and Lore of Coles County, Michael Kleen reveals over a dozen hidden stories from the from the area’s past and present, leaving no stone unturned. What is the history of Coles County’s ghost towns? Does a werewolf stalk the Charleston Stone Quarry? When did a poltergeist terrorize one rural family in Pleasant Grove Township? Is there buried treasure in Coles County? What is the real story behind the “Mad Gasser of Mattoon”? The answers to these questions and more can be found in this definitive volume.


Pre-order Tales of Coles County, Illinois today and get it as soon as the book is released! Pre-orders will be accepted until July 29, 2013 and books will be shipped on August 5th. Use the Paypal button below to secure your copy of Tales of Coles County; or download, fill out, and mail this order form along with your check. Please make your check out to Black Oak Media, Inc.


I hope you enjoy the new edition of Tales of Coles County!


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