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Wicked Salem: Exploring Lingering Lore and Legends

by Sam Baltrusis Author

Salem is so often at the center of stories about American witchcraft. It is, of course, famous for the witch trials that took place there in the 17th century, but there are many more spooky and macabre stories that center around this Massachusetts seaport besides. From the tale of the Boston Strangler and the possible copy-cat murders that took place in Salem, to Captain Joseph White being bludgeoned to death and then stabbed thirteen times in the heart, author Sam Baltrusis takes the reader on a tour of the horrifying historical events that have made this city infamous. Fans of all things spooky and witchy will get a kick out of the lore and legends recounted herein.