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The Midlands of England is a literal borderland where history, folklore and the paranormal converge at its frontiers. From cursed stone circles to modern urban wyrd, the old kingdom of Mercia is full of strange places where odd tales from history have left their permanent mark alongside near forgotten tales.

Witches and Cunning Folk, mad kings, ritual murders and haunted burrows - Hugh Williams encounters them all on a fascinating journey around the Heartlands. Along the way some of our most enduring mysteries are examined in depth and answers for them put forward.

Over brooding hills and through eerie forests, join this intriguing exploration of the borderlands.