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Shadows Over New England is a guide to geographical locations in New England made popular by historical and contemporary horror (print, television and movies). Additional material of peripheral interest to horror aficionados is included, such as burial sites of horror-related celebrities, filming locations and places of notoriety used as inspiration.
"The darkness has been malingering over New England since the birth of American literature, but we've had to wait until the 21st Century and the Brothers Goudsward for the first map of the shadowlands. We've been blessed with two personable cartographers, thorough and meticulous in their labors, and this -- their first regional overview of the geographic lay of the land in dark fantasy and horror in all media -- is the finest imaginable roadmap."
"Move over, Weird New England...there's a new gun in town and it's loaded for bear! If you thought you knew a lot about spooky goings-on in the states that gave us maple syrup,
--Jack Ketchum, author of The Girl Next Door and Off Season
"Shadows Over New England is an invaluable and engrossing resource for any reader or writer, whether horror or otherwise: there's a whole universe of facts-becoming-imagination here, so snuggle up with this book and hang on tight--you're in for a memorable ride."
"What a fun book! I was born in Providence and as a young boy I was always fascinated with the genre. At Brown University I wrote and performed a 20 minute version of Poe's The Tell Tale Heart, and it was a great success. And then, of course, several years later along came The Fly!"
The authors filming an episode of
Shilling Shockers at
Mystery Hill with the TV hostess with
the mostest ghostess, Penny Dreadful. The episode is airing as part of
the most hexcellent season 6.
Penny's website for a station near you!