Mark Leslie is the author of Creepy Capital and Tomes of Terror, as well as many other books on the fascinating and paranormal, and is editor of Campus Chills and Tesseracts Sixteen. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario.
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.
Jenny Jelen is a newspaper reporter in Sudbury, Ontario, who loves exploring the city she calls home. Her endless curiosity and appreciation for her surroundings inspired her to find out more about her city and the people – both alive and dead – she shares it with.