A Place Called Hexie

by Samuel Miller



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/29/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 512
ISBN : 9781452027517
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 512
ISBN : 9781452027524
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : E-Book
Page Count : 512
ISBN : 9781452027531

About the Book

Riding the white horse her father gave her as a wedding present , Priscilla and her husband, Samuel Rugg, came to the Turkeyfoot Valley in Somerset County, PA. The year is 1789 and she immediately becomes a person of suspicion to the early German settlers. They tag her as Hex Berge, or witch of the hills. The legend lives on. Move ahead one hundred years to the times of Mary Wyno, the witch from Slovenia whom most of the people in the area held with suspicion. She appears and disappears at will, she can silence horses and her spells become reality. Here in Hexie her spirit lives on.

About the Author

Samuel Miller was born and raised in the area of Hexie in Somerset County, PA. He left in 1954 to attend college and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy. In 1976 he retired from the Navy as a Master Chief Cryptologist and opened a tailor shop in Pensacola, FL. He is still an active tailor and for the past 25 years he has produced a product that is well recognized throughout much of the world.