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    13 Reasons Maine Is The Scariest Place In The World

    Blueberries, Lobsters, and Fog: Oh My...

    Forget Transylvania. Anyone who has ever traveled to Maine knows it's the darkest, creepiest, spine-tinglingest place ever. Paul Doiron, author of the acclaimed new thriller The Bone Orchard, offers 13 reasons why you don't want to be caught in the Pine Tree State after dark...

    1. Mainers eat a lot of lobsters—which are basically giant armor-plated spiders with claws.


    Mmm. Pass the butter, please.

    2. And Maine vampires aren’t sexy vampires.


    Ah! Check out this guy from Salem’s Lot, set in Maine. If he starts to sparkle, we’re getting the hell out of here…

    3. You wouldn’t want to pet their dogs.


    Meet Maine's own Cujo. Or better yet, don’t.

    4. Or their cats...


    Only in Maine’s famous Pet Sematary would this cat come back to you…

    5. Mainers consider fog to be nice weather.


    Lovely morning to take Cujo for a walk...

    6. It’s also the largest American producer of blueberries—and if you don't think that's scary…


    Blueberry body for life? Not for the faint of heart.

    7. Maine has a lot of cliffs.






    8. Maine is home to a famous ghost.


    Okay, we know Casper says he’s friendly, but he seems a little overly possessive…

    9. Everything there is “wicked.”


    And that means something good to these people…

    10. You could go to jail for blowing your nose in public.


    Allergies? Not on Maine's watch, lady.

    (You could also be fined for having Christmas decorations up after January 14.)

    11. You can freeze to death walking to the mailbox in the morning.


    This = Maine + Fall/Winter/Spring + You.

    12. This guy.


    Maine’s very own Stephen King: the evil genius behind It, Cujo, Pet Sematary, and basically all of our nightmares—all in Maine.

    13. There’s an actual village named Misery Gore.


    Case closed.

    Still need the tingles, and thinking about Maine? Check out Paul Doiron's new haunting Maine thriller: The Bone Orchard, on sale July 15!

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