New EnglandMyths and Legends explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. From vampires to an angel, a ghost rapper to a phantom ship, New EnglandMyths and Legends pulls back the curtain on some of the region’s most fascinating and compelling stories.
Independent historian Diana Ross McCain has been writing about Connecticut’s past for more than thirty-five years. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history, and was on the staff of the Connecticut Historical Society for twenty-five years She is the author of the non-fiction books To All on Equal Terms: The Life and Legacy of Prudence Crandall, the award-winning biography of Connecticut’s official state heroine; It Happened in Connecticut; and Connecticut Coast: A Town-by-Town Illustrated History, and of the historical novel Thy Children’s Children, based on the true story of five generations of a New England grassroots dynasty. She lives in Durham, Connecticut.