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Foreword When Jason Offutt

asked me if I would be inter-

ested in writing the foreword for his new book, I immediately said “Yes!” I have followed Jason’s work for more than a few years and it has always proved to be captivating and intriguing— and written in an entertaining and atmospheric style. Jason’s new book is no different. So, with that said, what will you discover in the pages of Chasing American Monsters? A more accurate question might be: what won’t you discover? I’ll tell you: not much! Jason’s new book is packed with tales that range from the creepy to the spine-tingling, and from the bizarre to the amazing. Of course, it helps when the writer has a flair for keeping his audience entranced, which is exactly what Jason does. In less capable hands, a state-by-state study of the monsters of America might come across as tedious and repetitive—and quickly, too. Fortunately, you can dispel all such thoughts from your mind. From page one onward, Chasing American Monsters is guaranteed to grab you (by the claws and jaws, of course). As for the contents, what we have here is a book that addresses matters relative to the field of cryptozoology (the study of unknown animals, xv

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Chasing American Monsters, by Jason Offutt  

From Alabama to Wyoming and every state in between, the United States is crawling with monsters lurking in the dark corners, just waiting fo...

Chasing American Monsters, by Jason Offutt  

From Alabama to Wyoming and every state in between, the United States is crawling with monsters lurking in the dark corners, just waiting fo...

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