RIVER CITrcsfrontcoverY SECRETS: STORIES FROM RICHMOND

Edited by Lana Krumwiede

Available from Chop Suey Books

This book is 100% Richmond! ¬†Richmond stories, Richmond authors, Richmond art, Richmond publisher, Richmond printer. I’m so excited to share this collection of fantastic stories with everyone!¬†Twenty-four stories of imagination and adventure, each set in one of Richmond’s many popular historic locations.

  • A huge phantom dog appears in the Hollywood Cemetery during a thunderstorm.
  • An experimental Civil War submarine blows up a river boat near Tredegar Ironworks.
  • The ghosts of two alligators keep watch at the Jefferson Hotel.
  • At the Richmond Folk Festival, three young performers contend with an alpaca stampede to reach their stage on time.
  • A basketball-playing rat with mad skills has to shake off her pre-game jitters at the Science Museum of Virginia.
  • And many more!

This collection of stories showcases Richmond’s fantastic history, sites, and scenery like never before. Kids and adults alike will experience this rich river city in a unique way.

New stories by Richmond’s own children’s book authors:

Kristi Tuck Austin

Elle Blair

Hazel Buys

Melissa Bybee

Deb Dudley

Robin Farmer

K.A. Herndon

Phillip Hilliker

Troy Howell

Erica Kirov

Lana Krumwiede

Stephanie McPherson

Brian Rock

Mary Helen Sheriff

Steven K. Smith

Chris Sorensen

A.B. Westrick

Vernon Wildy, Jr.