Bring your s’mores, pull up a log, and light the campfire, it’s time for some great ghost stories! But unlike made up tales of terror and mayhem you may have heard as a kid, these are accounts told by real people who have crossed between the worlds to discover that we are indeed much more than our physical bodies. Katie Letcher Lyle is the consummate guide and chronicler, as she takes us on adventures in which the dead literally come alive to inform, teach and enlighten us. Friends
Katie Letcher Lyle is the author of 20 books and many articles. Her short fiction has appeared in many magazines, including Viva, Shenandoah, and The Virginia Quarterly Review. A writer, teacher, folksinger,and speaker, she taught 25 years at Southern Seminary College, has taught in the graduate Writing Program at Hollins University, and has been visiting professor at Washington and Lee University, Mary Baldwin College, and Randolph-Macon Woman's College. Since 1983 she has taught over 250 Elderhostels at several Virginia colleges, including Virginia folklore and folk life, History of the English language, Virginia history and pre-history, and creative writing. She holds the world’s record for 3 “My Turns” in Newsweek. She has been active in organizations that serve the handicapped, and serves currently on the Rockbridge Area Hospice Board, where she is also a volunteer . She lives in Lexington, Virginia, and has two grown children.