OF TME AND THE WATERFALLS: Two recently published books with WNC connections include Elizabeth Cox’s novel, left, and Kevin Adams’ new edition of his popular book on waterfalls. Courtesy images

Four books to entertain and disturb: One on One with D.G. Martin

“Earlier editions of Waynesville’s Kevin Adams’ North Carolina Waterfalls sold more than 65,000 copies. That is an amazing report, but easier to understand when the reader and viewer see his photographs of hundreds of our state’s enchanting waterfalls and read his detailed and compelling descriptions of the falls, how Adams approached his task and the dangers to these treasures from human activity.”