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By J. W. Ocker

Edgar Award-winning go back and forth author spends an autumn dwelling in a single of America's spookiest vacationer locations: Salem, Massachusetts

Salem, Massachusetts, could be the strangest urban on the earth. A unmarried occasion in its four hundred years of history—the Salem Witch Trials of 1692—transformed it into the Capital of Creepy in the US. yet Salem is a seasonal town—and its season occurs to be Halloween. each October, this small urban of 40,000 swells to shut to part one million as witches, goblins, ghouls, and ghosts (and their admirers) descend on Essex road. For the autumn of 2015, occult fanatic and Edgar Award–winning author J.W. Ocker moved his family members of 4 to downtown Salem to adventure firsthand a season with the witch, vacationing all of its old websites and macabre sights. In among, he interviews its leaders and voters, its marketers and viewers, its road performers and Wiccans, its psychics and critics, making a photograph of this specific position and the folk who enjoy, or simply climate, its witchiness.

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