When Jim Qwilleran retired to Moose County (400 miles north of everywhere), he intended to write a book — a novel of crime and investigation with a metropolitan setting. He never finished the first page! Instead, he listened to the folktales of local people and recorded a collection of Moose County legends. Qwilleran’s informants swore they were true — even though some had a supernatural twist that left one wondering. . .