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Legend of the Albino Farm (Paperback) (Steve Yates)

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The Legend of the Albino Farm is a horror story turned inside out. What if a thriving family were saddled with an unshakable spook tale? And what if that lore cursed them with an unending whirlwind of destruction from thrill seekers, partiers, bikers, and Goths? Hettienne Sheehy is about to inherit this devouring legacy. Last child to bear a once golden name, she is heiress to a sprawling farm in the Missouri Ozarks. During summer, childhood idylls in the late 1940s, Hettienne has foreseen all this apocalyptic fury in frightening, mystifying visions. Haunted by a whirling augury, by a hurtful spook tale, and by a property that seems to doom all who would dare own it, in the end, Hettienne will risk everything to save the family she truly loves.

The Legend of the Albino Farm has haunted two generations of Sheehys and marred all memory of the family’s glory days. Worse, this spooky lore now draws revelers, druggies, motorcycle gangs, hippies, and later Goths to trample the land, set bonfires, and vandalize its structures, all while Hettienne’s aged aunts cling to privacy, sanity, and a rapidly deteriorating thirteen-room mansion..

From her youth, throughout her marriage and her rearing of her children, the Legend of the Albino Farm and the curse of the Sheehys drag at her and her family like a vortex. Haunted by a whirling augury, by a hurtful spook tale, and by a relentlessly judgmental Ozarks city, in the end, Hettienne believes she must make decisions that might compromise her family’s financial security but will severe them from an ever more dangerous legacy.

NOTE: This novel is based upon an actual legend and folktale that apparently lives on today surrounding a particular farm on the outskirts of Springfield, Mo and borrows from newspaper accounts and the author’s research into additional historic documents (including legal documents) spanning the decades following WWII to now.
Number of Pages: 217
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Steve Yates
Language: English
Street Date: April 11, 2017
TCIN: 51569392
UPC: 9781609531409
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-4183
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