For centuries, rumors persist of a demonic creature that haunts the Pine Barrens, a labyrinth of pine and cedar trees, mist covered bogs and abandoned colonial villages that stretch through the middle of New Jersey.
For most New Jerseyans, the Jersey Devil exists somewhere between shadow and s...
Leigh Paynter was born and raised in Southern New Jersey.
For 15 years, she has worked as both a print and television journalist in New Jersey, Florida and California. She also served in the United States Peace Corps (2006-2008 Armenia).
"The Pine Barrens' Devil" is her first book.