Tomorrow is release day for A THOUSAND YESTERYEARS, the first novel in my Point Pleasant series. I’m not actually kicking off a blog tour until the beginning of May, but I thought I’d do a couple of posts related to Mothman sightings this week, since he factors so highly into the novel and series.
The first sighting of the infamous cryptid took place on the night of
November 15, 1966. Roger Scarberry, his wife Linda, and friends Steve
and Mary Mallette took a drive to the “TNT,” a remote wooded area
approximately six miles outside of Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Once a
World War II munitions site, the region was popular with many young
couples who simply wanted a place to hang out away from town.
two couples parked near an abandoned power plant and were chatting when
they spied two glowing red spheres behind a gate. It didn’t take long
to realize those disembodied spheres were actually eyes. A creature
unlike any they had ever seen regarded them steadily in the
darkness. Towering nearly seven feet tall, the nightmarish form appeared
humanoid with enormous wings folded behind its back.....
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