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Book Review: Ride The Devil’s Herd

Ride The Devil’s Herd: Wyatt Earp’s Epic Battle Against The West’s Biggest Outlaw Gang, by John Boessenecker This is a book that is strangely relevant to our own times in ways that appear to make the author deeply uncomfortable. The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Helter Skelter

Helter Skelter: The True Story Of The Manson Murders, by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry This is a book that was written by the prosecutor of the initial Manson cases, and this book makes for sure a thorough case against … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ripper: The Secret Life Of Walter Siekert

Ripper: The Secret Life Of Walter Siekert, by Patricia Cornwell Quite a while ago I read the previous book that the author had written, the prematurely and unfortunately titled “Case Closed,” and this book basically falls in line with the … Continue reading

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Famines In A Time Of Plenty

One of the oddities of famine is that frequently people suffer from famines not because there is not enough food, but that the food does not get to the people who need it. Political famines in recent decades have been … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: The Trials Of Laura Fair

The Trials Of Laura Fair: Sex, Murder, And Insanity In The Victorian West, by Carole Haber, read by Pam Ward This book greatly irritated me, and a large part of this book’s problems is the fact that the author simultaneously … Continue reading

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Book Review: Romans: A Self-Study Guide

Romans:  A Self-Study Guide, by Irving L. Jensen As someone who enjoys reading Bible study guides [1], it should not be too unexpected that my attention should turn to those books readily available around me.  In fact, as our congregation’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: London Underground Serial Killer

London Underground Serial Killer: The Life Of Kieran Kelly, by Geoff Platt Readers of this book like myself who read this book without reading the first book of the author on this subject are at a bit of a disadvantage. … Continue reading

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Book Review: In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood, by Truman Capote With this book, Truman Capote claims to have invented a new genre of writing, the nonfiction novel. This particular genre, which is an admittedly compelling way to examine a true crime situation like the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Murder Of The Century

The Murder Of The Century: The Guilded Age Crime That Scandalized A City & Sparked The Tabloid Wars, by Paul Collins Is the crime detailed here the crime of any century? No. Can it be be said that this crime … Continue reading

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Crime Without Criminals

Like many people, I find myself fascinated by books and documentaries relating to true crime. I remember one example of a true crime book I read that I found fascinating which showed the obsessive attempts of someone to solve the … Continue reading

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