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New England's Scariest Stories and  Urban Legends

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New England’s Scariest Stories and Urban Legends

Summer Paradis and Cathy McManus. Illustrations by Wayne Bud Ridsdel

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Journey through New England’s darkest places and read 22 of its scariest stories and urban legends. Explore mysterious cryptids like the Dover Demon, Pigman, the Sea Serpent of Gloucester, the Dublin Lake Monster, and the Derry Fairy. Meet Champ, the legendary lake monster of Lake Champlain, and a fisherman who found himself thirty feet from the beast. See the grave of Midnight Mary and the Desert of Maine, and judge for yourself if their curses are real. Try to walk with the Leather Man and wonder why he chooses to walk alone. Visit The House of the Seven Gables and The Shunned House, both famous in literature, and learn of ghosts that still linger there. Cross Emily’s Bridge in Vermont, creep over the alleged vampire Mercy Brown’s grave in Rhode Island, and more. New England promises to scare you!

Size: 6″ x 9″ | 73 color images | Index | 144 pp
ISBN13: 9780764341229 | Binding: soft cover


Summer Paradis is a native New Englander. When not working in the paranormal, she is employed as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. Cathy McManus is a lifelong Mainer. She spends her free time researching the paranormal throughout New England. A long-time resident of Leeds, UK, Wayne Bud Ridsdel has had a passion for art since he was a child, He completed seven years of study at Wakefield Art College in Yorkshire, UK. His career has been diverse and he has held positions in advertising design, point of sale advertising, print and graphic design.