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Texas Bigfoot

History, Legends, and Modern Encounters in the Lone Star State
LegendScape Publishing / 261 pages / 38 photos / 17 illustrations
[ Paperback, Kindle ]

For nearly two hundred years, residents of the Lone Star State have reported dramatic encounters with elusive wildmen and hair-covered beasts that surely rival those from any part of the world. Texas may be known for its western landscapes yet its true geography is incredibly diverse, offering miles upon miles of piney woods, dense thickets, creeks, and even swamps where mysterious creatures may indeed roam and flourish. Is Sasquatch among them? Find out as I offer a thrilling journey across the wilds of the Lone Star State where true tales of the Texas Bigfoot may surprise and even shock you. They say �everything�s bigger in Texas,� and if so, this may well be the state�s biggest and most unexpected mystery of all.

Purchase options: Amazon | Direct (autographed)

Boggy Creek Casebook

Fouke Monster Encounters 1908 to Present

LegendScape Publishing / 166 pages / 23 photos / 13 illustrations
[ Paperback, Kindle ]

All the documented encounters with the famed Boggy Creek Monster collected in one source! Researched, compiled, and presented in chilling detail by author and Boggy Creek historian, Lyle Blackburn, these remarkable encounters offer an intriguing story of backwoods mystery that continues today. From startling roadside glimpses to frightening confrontations and mysterious footprints, the Boggy Creek Casebook is ultimate collection of Fouke Monster phenomena!

Purchase options: Amazon | Direct (autographed)

Sinister Swamps

Monsters and Mysteries from the Mire

LegendScape Publishing / 274 pages / 25 photos / 7 illustrations
[ Paperback, Kindle ]

From reports of unknown beasts, ghostly figures, and spook lights to tales of missing persons, lost planes, and witches, swamps inevitably ooze with intrigue as they offer a glimpse into a primordial past that may well reflect our very origin. Join Blackburn for an eerie exploration as he parts the mossy curtains to expose the sinister secrets within some of North America's most notorious swamps.

Purchase options: Amazon | Direct (autographed)

Momo the Missouri Monster

The Strange Case of the Missouri Monster

LegendScape Publishing / 178 pages / 36 photos / 10 illustrations
[ Paperback, Kindle ]

Now, for the first time, the strange story of the legendary Missouri Monster comes to life in its fascinating entirety: from the Bigfoot-like creature sightings to the associated phenomenon of unexplained objects in the sky and disembodied voices. Follow legend hunter, Lyle Blackburn, as he makes his own journey to uncover the truth behind one of the greatest monster tales to ever rise from the hills and hollers of the American Midwest.

Purchase options: Amazon | Direct (autographed)

Beyond Boggy Creek

In Search of the Southern Sasquatch

Anomalist Books / 294 pages / 29 photos / 11 illustrations
[ Hardback, Paperback, Kindle, Nook, eBook ]

An in-depth exploration of the history and modern encounters with Bigfoot-like creatures across the southern United States. Join Lyle as he travels woods and waterways, delves into dusty archives, and interviews a host of credible eyewitnesses in search of fascinating legends, chilling accounts, and compelling evidence.

The book is available in paperback and electronic format (Kindle, Nook, eBook, etc.)

Purchase options: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | Kobo | Direct (autographed)

The Beast of Boggy Creek

The True Story of the Fouke Monster

Anomalist Books / 258 pages / 36 photos / 17 illustrations
[ Hardback, Paperback, Kindle, Nook, eBook ]

The definitive book on the most infamous Southern mystery creature! The book covers the entire history of the Fouke Monster and the making of the horror film, The Legend of Boggy Creek. Includes a bonus sighting chronicle with details of over 70 visual encounters near Fouke, Arkansas.

The book is available in hardback, paperback, and electronic format (Kindle, Nook, eBook, etc.)

Purchase options: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | Kobo | Direct (autographed)

Lizard Man

The True Story of the Bishopville Monster

Anomalist Books / 189 pages / 39 photos / 13 illustrations
[ Hardback, Paperback, Kindle, Nook, eBook, Audible audiobook ]

A fascinating and unprecedented look at one of the most bizarre and hair-raising cases of an unknown creature. Known locally as the "Lizard Man," the witnesses are convinced they've seen it, and the local law officials are backing them up. This is their story.

The book is available in hardback, paperback, ebook (Kindle, Nook, eBook, etc.), and audio.

Purchase options: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | Kobo | Direct (autographed)

Monstro Bizarro

An Essential Manual of Mysterious Monsters

Rue Morgue Library / 132 pages / full color
[ Trade Paperback ]

Blackburn takes you on a sightseeing tour of the darkest forests, the murkiest lakes and the most sinister skies in North America and beyond, in this seventh installment of the Rue Morgue Library series. The book - named after Lyle's "Monstro Bizarro" column in the magazine - explores the entertaining world of cryptozoology in horror cinema and culture. It features articles, photo galleries, cryptid files, and much more with a Foreword by EXISTS director and "Blair Witch Project" co-creator, Eduardo Sanchez.

Purchase options: Rue Morgue


Film Work

Amercian Monster Tour

Monstro Productions / episode series documentary

Hosts: Lyle Blackburn and Ken Gerhard

Join cryptid investigators Ken Gerhard and Lyle Blackburn as they examine amazing legends and mysterious creatures across the American landscape. Episodes include "Oklahoma Demon Flyer" and "Caddo Creature."

Purchase options: DVD

Momo the Missouri Monster

Small Town Monsters / movie / 81 minutes

Directed by Seth Breedlove
Co-starring Lyle Blackburn

Equal parts documentary and narrative horror film, Momo: the Missouri Monster seeks to examine a decades old case, and to uncover the impact a “creature feature” can have on a local legend.

Purchase options: DVD | Amazon | Vimeo

Boggy Creek Monster

Small Town Monsters / documentary / 75 minutes

Directed by Seth Breedlove
Co-produced and narrated by Lyle Blackburn

The legend lives on in this new feature-length documentary film from Small Town Monsters and Lyle Blackburn. It explores the history of the Fouke Monster and the famed 1972 horror movie, The Legend of Boggy Creek, with haunting scenery shot on location in Fouke, Arkansas. Includes interviews with eyewitnesses who've encountered the mysterious beast in and around Boggy Creek in recent years.

Purchase options: DVD | Amazon | Vimeo

Mothman of Point Pleasant

Small Town Monsters / documentary / 67 minutes

Directed by Seth Breedlove
Co-written, narrated, and executive produced by Lyle Blackburn

This feature-length film examines the Mothman legend through eyewitness testimony and the perspective of Point Pleasant citizens. The film focuses on the 13 months between the first official Mothman sighting in November 1966 and the tragic collapse of the Silver Bridge in December 1967.

Purchase options: DVD | Amazon | Vimeo

The Mothman Legacy

Small Town Monsters / documentary / 77 minutes

Directed by Seth Breedlove
Narrated by Lyle Blackburn

The sequel to Small Town Monsters' highly regarded film, "The Mothman of Point Pleasant." The film examines modern sightings of the creature known as the "Mothman" with nearly a dozen eyewitness interviews. These are some of the most intense, and terrifying encounters ever recorded.

Purchase options: DVD | Amazon | Vimeo

Bray Road Beast

Small Town Monsters / documentary / 66 minutes

Directed by Seth Breedlove
Narrated by Lyle Blackburn

From the eerie backroads of Wisconsin where the infamous "Beast of Bray Road" is said to lurk, to the fields and villages of Europe where sightings of upright canids date back centuries, this feature-length film explores the chilling "dogman" phenomenon from the perspective of investigators and eyewitnesses.

Purchase options: DVD | Amazon | Vimeo

Terror in the Skies

Small Town Monsters / documentary / 68 minutes

Directed by Seth Breedlove
Narrated by Lyle Blackburn

Journey to the Prairie State and discover the history of Illinois’ winged cryptids in the eighth Small Town Monsters film, Terror in the Skies. From mysterious, fog-shrouded cliffs to suburban backyards to busy city streets, the skies above the Land of Lincoln continue to harbor mysteries.

Purchase options: DVD | Amazon | Vimeo


Small Town Monsters / movie / 70 minutes

Directed by Seth Breedlove
Narrated by Lyle Blackburn

Do real werewolves exist? In the American south legends tell of encounters with a creature that stalks the swamps and bayous. A creature who was here long before the immigrants who settled the region. An ancient evil called the Rougarou.

Purchase options: DVD | Amazon



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Lyle is also the frontman and founder of the rock band, Ghoultown.

Ghoultown albums and merchandise can be purchased at the official Ghoultown webstore.

Ghoultown music is also available through major retail outlets: iTunes, Amazon, Bandcamp, Spotify, etc.

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