Today is the last day to get the Amazon.com bestselling book Looking Back: True Stories of Mountain Maryland as a FREE Kindle e-book.
The book is filled with true stories about Western Maryland that will keep you reading whether you’re a native of Western Maryland or just someone who has heard about it.
- Did you know that a Russian prince once worked as a priest in Cumberland?
- Have you heard the story about the German POW camp near Flintstone during WWII?
- Do you know about the mining wars that were fought to try and unionize the coal mines in the Georges Creek region?
- Do you know the story behind Cumberland’s only lynching? Have you heard the story about the baseball game played between the Cumberland Colts and the New York Yankees?
These are the stories of Allegany and Garrett counties in Maryland found in old newspapers, history books and other places. It’s the stories of people who tamed the mountains, established cities, raised families and lived their lives.
Journey back in time and look beyond the photos that so well document the region’s history. This collection of 40 stories spans 220 years of life in Western Maryland.
Looking Back hit no. 1 in Amazon’s Mid-Atlantic E-book category yesterday (I took a screenshot to mark the occasion) and has since climbed into the top 500 of non-fiction e-books.
Grab your free copy today and let me know what you think by leaving a review. That will help my future marketing efforts for the book.
Here are some of the types of stories that you’ll find in Looking Back: True Stories of Mountain Maryland:
- Train crashes into county school bus killing seven children
- Labor trouble on the C&O Canal
- How did the young lovers die on the eve of their wedding? (part 1)