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The Surprising Case of One Houston Robber

Someone wise whose name now escapes me said we can never truly know anyone, and by “truly” they meant “fully.” For Texas Monthly, Skip Hollandsworth… 448 more words


The Midnight Assassin, by Skip Hollandsworth, 2015, Henry Holt and Company; Creative Nonfiction/Historical True Crime

The butchery began out of the blue and, fittingly, in a freezing rain storm called a Blue Norther, that swept across the Texas hill country on New Years Eve, 1884. 738 more words

Serial Killer


Those who don’t believe that truth is stranger than fiction have never visited Carthage, Texas, a charming little town that in the mid-90s became the scene of a Southern Gothic, true crime media circus that involved a mean, old rich lady, a beloved local eccentric, an accusation of murder, and all the local gossip you could fit on your plate. 946 more words


The Midnight Assassin by Skip Hollandsworth

In my heart it’s always October. The night is full of terrors and we don’t know what we’re supposed to do. October is Harvest Moon, Ray Bradbury and unsolicited confessions. 754 more words