Spooky Sudbury: True Tales of the Eerie & Unexplained by Mark LeslieSpooky Sudbury: True Tales of the Eerie & Unexplained by Mark Leslie

Spooky Sudbury: True Tales of the Eerie & Unexplained

byMark Leslie, Jenny Jelen

Paperback | September 21, 2013

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The magnetic aura surrounding Sudbury, for both the living as well as the once-alive, is the backdrop for tales of mystery, wonder, and outright horror.

"I tried to leave" is a common theme for those from the Sudbury region. People often vow to move away, but something about the Nickel City keeps luring them back. Whether it's the taste of fresh air - or just the sulphur in the air - it's hard to move beyond the black rocks, endless lakes, and great openness without longing to come home.

Some are so attached to the northern community that they choose to stick around, even when their physical life is over. After all, if the living can't leave the place behind, why should the dead?

Spooky Sudbury explores the magnetic aura surrounding the city, for the living as well as the once-alive, in these tales of the supernatural.

Mark Leslie is the author of  Haunted Hamilton and I, Death as well as the editor of Campus Chills and Tesseracts Sixteen: Parnassus Unbound. Born in Sudbury and raised in Levack, Ontario, he now lives in Hamilton. But the siren song of Sudbury keeps calling him home. Jenny Jelen is a newspaper reporter in Sudbury, Ontario, who loves...
Title:Spooky Sudbury: True Tales of the Eerie & UnexplainedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:September 21, 2013Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1459719239

ISBN - 13:9781459719231

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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointed I bought this book hoping to read spooky occurrences in my hometown. However, it also refers to very outlying areas that are unfamiliar to me. I didn't enjoy the section on UFOs either. The writing style made me think I was reading a Grade 8 English assignment.
Date published: 2014-01-23

Table of Contents

SPOOKY SUDBURY – Table Of Contents [Working Titles]

Sudbury: An Overview
Sudbury Spooks: Ghosts, Spectres and other Apparitions
Haunted Mine
North River Graveyard
Heritage Hall
Things in my House
Burwash Prison
The Energies Present
The Hospital
Morgan Road

We Are Not Alone: UFOs, Flying Saucers and Other Objects in the Sky
The 1950's: The Race To (and from) Space
The 1960's: Did You Just Feel That Movement?
Various UFO Sightings
Martian Visitors at Garson Mine
[Unnamed UFO]
[Unnamed UFO]

Speculative Sudbury: Aliens, Bigfoot and other Creatures
[Unnamed Bigfoot/Sasquatch Sightings]
[Unnamed Other creatures/legends]

Strange Sudbury: Other Oddities
Blood and Darkness
Morley's Mine
Underground Ghost Hunters and the Search for Dark Matter
The Old Hag Held Me Down While Aliens Abducted My God Helmet

Resources: About Sudbury, About Ghosts, Etc