Spooky tales and ghost stories about Rockford and more are coming out today thanks to Poplar Grove publishing company.

WREX shares that "Tales of Wonder and Dread Publishing in Poplar Grove is releasing its first three books  Life Blood: A Collection of Vampire Tales, Spooky Rockford: Creepy Tales in the Greater Forest City Area and Strange Realities: Collected Short Stories and More."

Gary Hill, who is the author of Life Blood and Strange Realities  as well as a contributor in Spooky Rockford said that “As far as the spooky stuff, I think everybody just likes to get a chill down their spine once in a while. And whether the stories are true or not, it’s just fun.”

There will be a book signing on Saturday, September 22nd  from 12 to 2 at Katie's Cup in downtown Rockford with Gary Hill and the other contributors of the books if you'd like to meet them and find out more about their creepy tales.

By the way you can get copies of these books at various bookstores as well as on Amazon and Lulu.