“Haunted Ocean City and Berlin” Book Release, Oct. 11

A new book, Haunted Ocean City and Berlin, published by The History Press will be released for sale on Saturday, October 11th at 3pm. The book, which features 20 haunted site in these two towns will be for sale at a book launch at the Dunes Manor Hotel on 28th Street – ocean side. The Dunes has its own haunted history and is featured in the book, as is the story of Zipporah Lewis, the namesake of the Zippy Lewis Lounge at the Dunes Manor. Guests at the book launch can buy a copy of the book there for $21 (includes tax) and the author, Mindie Burgoyne will sign books.

Mindie Burgoyne

This is Burgoyne’s second book published by The History Press, and it is the first of a three-book series that will include a book on the haunted Mid Shore (released summer of 2015) and one on the haunted Lower Shore (released summer of 2016). These three books along with her first book, Haunted Eastern Shore will cover over 100 haunted sites on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The books follow the trail of sites featured on the Chesapeake Ghost Walks – a series of ten year-round ghost tours in ten Eastern Shore towns.

Haunted Ocean City and Berlin includes stories on the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, Trimper’s Carousel, the Plim Plaza, the Shoreham Hotel, and Dolle’s Candyland in Ocean City, and the Atlantic Hotel, Adkins Hardware Store, Baked Desserts and the old Odd Fellows Hall in Berlin. The sites covered in Berlin also include a “healing tree” and an elemental – or non-human spirit.

FREE DRAWING AT BOOK LAUNCH – People who attend the launch can enter a free drawing to win a free, signed copy of the book plus a private ghost walk for themselves and up to 25 of their friends in any one of the ten Eastern Shore towns covered by Chesapeake Ghost Walks – Ocean City, Berlin, Snow Hill, Pocomoke, Crisfield, Princess Anne, Cambridge, Denton, St. Michaels or Easton. Value is $410.

The book launch coincides with the Dunes Manor’s daily “Afternoon Tea” where hotel staff serve complimentary tea and cookies. Burgoyne will say a few words beginning at 3:15 and will read the Dunes Manor entry, then guest will be able to purchase books and speak to the author. The drawing will be held at 4 pm. Entry tickets can be obtained online at http://chesapeakeghostwalks.com/event/book-launch-oc/
or at the launch itself. There is no charge to attend the launch or enter the drawing.

DATE OF LAUNCH: Saturday, October 11, 2014
TIME: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
PLACE: Dunes Manor Hotel, 2800 Baltimore Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
COST: Free. Drawing for free book and private ghost walk will be held at 4pm

For more information visit www.chesapeakeghostwalks.com