BOOK, A HISTORY OF VAMPIRES IN NEW ENGLAND, Arcadia Publishing - 144 Pages, 30 Images

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Author: Thomas D'Agostino 

New England is rich in history and mystery. Numerous sleepy little towns and farming communities distinguish the region's scenic tranquility. But not long ago, New Englanders lived in fear of spectral ghouls believed to rise from their graves and visit family members in the night to suck their lives away. Although the word "vampire" was never spoken, scores of families disinterred loved ones during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries searching for telltale signs that one of them might be what is now referred to as the New England vampire.

Thomas D'Agostino is one of the region's most well-known writers and investigators of the paranormal. As founders of the Paranormal United Research Society, Tom and his wife, Arlene, have been extensively studying and investigating paranormal accounts for over twenty-eight years. D'Agostino is also author of "Haunted Rhode Island," "Haunted New Hampshire," "Haunted Massachusetts," "Pirate Ghosts and Phantom Ships," and "Abandoned Villages and Ghost Towns of New England" by Schiffer Publishing.