Photos by Meg Hibbert

Best-selling author Sharyn McCrumb signs a copy ‘The Unquiet Grave,’ her latest historical novel featuring the Greenbrier ghost, for Salem residents Jim and Loraine Myer at the Salem Museum on Sept. 22 during the museum’s Appalachian Festival.
Dozens of fans lined up to get Sharyn McCrumb to autograph copies of ‘The Unquiet Grave’ after her talk at the Salem Museum.
West Virginia genealogy buff Sandra Menders and Sharyn McCrumb spent thousands of hours researching background stories.


Meg Hibbert Contributing writer

The Greenbrier ghost gave best-selling author Sharyn McCrumb the initial plot for her latest historical novel, but it was the characters associated with murdered Zona Shue who gave life to “The Unquiet Grave.”

National award-winning writer McCrumb enthralled more than 80 listeners at the Salem Museum on Sept. 22 as she explained how…

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