Sherri Brake is an author, lecturer and paranormal investigator. She owns the award winning "Haunted Heartland Tours". She has instructed classes on the paranormal and consulted on a few paranormal television shows.

Sherri leads tours and ghosthunts. She is a member of many historical & heritage societies and lives on a 100 acre farm in central West Virginia with her family. She has written books on the subject of The WV State Penitentiary in Moundsville and the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

She has been a guest speaker during the Mothman Festival. She spoke during the 13th Annual Mothman Festival in 2014 and the 15th Annual Mothman Festival in 2016.


  • Haunted Stark County Ohio (2009)
  • The Haunted History of the Ohio State Reformatory (2010)
  • The Haunted History of the West Virginia Penitentiary (2011)
  • Fireside Folklore of West Virginia. Vol I (2012)
  • Fireside Folklore of West Virginia. Vol II (2014)
  • The Ghosthunters Guide to the West Virginia Pen (2014)
  • The Haunted History of the Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (2014)

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