Author Sam Baltrusis unleashes “Wicked Salem”

Pre-order Wicked Salem: Exploring Lingering Lore & Legends by Sam Baltrusis directly from the publisher, Globe Pequot, here or on the following sites including IndieBound here, Books-A-Million here,  B&N here, or Amazon here.

Release date is April 15, 2019.

It’s no surprise that the historic Massachusetts seaport’s history is checkered with violence and heinous crimes. Originally called Naumkeag, Salem means “peace.” However, as its historical legacy dictates, the city was anything but peaceful during the late seventeenth century. Did the reputed Boston Strangler, Albert DeSalvo, strike in Salem? Evidence supports the possibility of a copy-cat murder. From the recently pinpointed gallows where innocents were hanged for witchcraft to the murder house on Essex Street where Capt. Joseph White was bludgeoned to death and then stabbed thirteen times in the heart, Sam Baltrusis explores the ghost lore and the people behind the tragic events that turned the “Witch City” into a hot spot that has become synonymous with witches, rakes, and rogues.

Join Ghosts of Salem author Sam Baltrusis as he unleashes his latest book, Wicked Salem: Exploring Lingering Lore & Legends, at the historic Hawthorne Hotel on Saturday, May 11 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Jack Kenna, featured on shows like Haunted Case Files and Paranormal Survivor, will also be at the book launch to discuss an incident featured in Wicked Salem.
Sponsored by Wicked Good Books and Globe Pequot Press, the event will include a book signing and lecture. After the event at the Hawthorne Hotel, author Sam Baltrusis is offering a Haunted Foot Steps ghost walk at the Salem Historical Tours at 8 p.m.
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