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Day 1017: The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America's First Serial Killer

I lived in Austin, Texas, for more than 20 years (not anymore, yay!), so I already know that Austin had a serial killer before Jack the Ripper. 272 more words


Nightmare of Slavery

I woke last Wednesday night, hour after hour -seemingly on the hour – from night terrors. Not the usual falling or running/hiding dreams. Not a boogie man or masked attacker. 817 more words


The Midnight Assassin

So, The Midnight Assassin is not at all something I would normally have read or even heard about. I’m not really on top of my historical crime novels anymore. 292 more words


April 2016 Statesman Selects: THE MIDNIGHT ASSASSIN by Skip Hollandsworth

BookPeople is proud to partner with the Austin American-Statesman for their monthly Statesman Selects program. Each month, BookPeople will highlight the Statesman’s top recommended read for Austin. 869 more words

Murder most funny in one of Linklater's best

Rating: ★★★★1/2

Ten years ago when the suspect pairing of gobby clown Jack Black and indie stalwart Richard Linklater first collaborated, the result was a critical and commercial success, the director’s biggest on both counts. 2,209 more words