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Coming Soon - 2 New Books from Me

I have two new books coming out sometime in the near future, both focusing on some of Ohio's cryptid creatures.

First, Buckeye Beasts: Historical Accounts of "Wild Men," "Gorillas," and Other Hairy Monsters in Ohio. The book is an examination of old "wild man" accounts from the 18- and early 1900s in the state. I cover sightings from the "first" report in 1896 up to 1950, since the '50s were the decade when "Bigfoot" was born. After looking at all the newspaper reports, I compare them to other stories of "wild men" from throughout the world (Australia and England for example) and also to modern Bigfoot reports. The book should be available on Amazon before long and I will update things when it is!

The other is The Ohio Monster Guidebook: A Look at the Buckeye State's Most Mysterious Creatures. This one is being published by CFZ Press and things are currently underway. In this book, I cover many Ohio cryptids, and not just Bigfoot, including the Loveland Frogmen, lake monsters, Mothman, black panthers, melon heads, werewolves, and more. I got the first proof earlier today, and I will update things when it is closer to publication!

My first book, Cryptid U.S., can be bought on paperback and Kindle on


  1. I grew up in Toledo, and seen some weird things along the Ottawa river.
    So happy to see material of Ohio.


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