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Murdered Innocence: The Maryann Mitchell Murder Revisited By Donna Persico
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Sixteen year old Maryann Mitchell was last seen alive on December 28, 1959 as she was crossing Henry Avenue in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia. Her body was found brutally murdered on... More > December 30, 1959 at Harts Lane and Manor Road in Lafayette Hill,PA. On September 1, 1960 a parolee named Elmo Lee Smith was found guilty of murdering Maryann. On April 2, 1962 Elmo Smith was the last person executed in the electric chair in the State of Pennsylvania. But was Justice blind in this case? Does the possibility exist that Elmo Smith was made to fit the crime?< Less
Murdered Innocence: The Maryann Mitchell Murder Revisited By Donna Persico
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On December 28, 1959, 16 year old Maryann Mitchell from the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia went missing. Three days later he body was found in the Montgomery County suburb of Lafayette Hill,... More > PA. On September 1,1960 Elmo Smith was found guilty of her murder. On April 2, 1962 Smith became the last man to be executed by electrocution in the State of Pennsylvania. Did Smith commit the heinous crime? Or, was Elmo Smith made to fit the crime?< Less
Steven Truscott and the Murder of 12-Year Old Lynne Harper By Sam Dennis McDonough
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Reason for Reading: This book presents all the facts from both sides about Canada’s most infamous crime. Reach your own conclusion by being objective and thinking critically. Synopsis: On a... More > cold September day in 1959 a 14 year old Canadian schoolboy, in just his first encounter with the police and in a crime of passion, was sentenced by a jury to hang for the murder of his 12-year-old friend. Why I wrote this book: My greatest passion is to search for the truth in real crimes. Why you should read this book: This is probably the only book you will find in all of America’s media about Steven Truscott and the Murder of 12-year-old Lynne Harper that is completely objective. Why you may avoid this book: There is an unconscious desire on the part of many to find greater meaning in the life and trials of Steven Truscott than is possible based upon the historical case. And so for them, there will always be an innocent Truscott. It simply has to be, no matter what.< Less
Steven Truscott and the Murder of 12-Year Old Lynne Harper By Sam Dennis McDonough
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On a cold September day in 1959 a 14 year old Canadian schoolboy, in just his first encounter with the police and in a crime of passion, was sentenced by a jury to hang. It is sad when any young... More > boy is punished more harshly than should be for his crime. Fortunately, common sense prevailed and after three months the penalty was reduced to a life sentence. Six years later a journalist would write about this boy who, sentenced to hang until dead, had always claimed he was innocent.< Less
The Treaty By A.J. Conway
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In 1959, the world signed a peace agreement over the continent of Antarctica, protecting it from exploition, pollution and military occupation. In 2011, that continent became the epicentre of... More > catastophe. To protect a horrible truth discovered accidentally in the ice by a team of international scientists, the island was wiped out. All stations bombed. All occupants killed. A small group survived, and still, thirteen years later, hold with them that secret that led to the Treaty's end.< Less
The Haunting of Michael Hunt By Colin Richards
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1, THE HAUNTING OF MICHAEL HUNT.An aging ex- Angolan mercenary is pursued by his long dead innocent victims seeking revenge 2 LIFE IS COMPLICATED. A bored housewife becomes embroiled with a teenage... More > boy with a surprising conclusion. 3, AUTHORS IN MORTALITY. A macabre scenario is played out as a group of authors unwittingly predict a disaster. 4. DEADLY SIBLING. Retribution for a sister a victim of domestic violence. 5 BOR-BUKA. An ex soldier takes on the Taliban alone after his wife is murdered. 6. THE LAST SOIREE. A macabre but humorous dinner party. 7 1959 A CHRISTMAS OF FEAR. A true story from Birmingham's past< Less
Ghosts Of Saint Steven By Jimmy Beard
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Begin this cozy mystery with a sleepy Southern Lowcountry town. Add a wealthy diamond broker who discovers that his wife and best friend are lovers. Sprinkle on a dash of witch doctor, who helps him... More > plan their murders, which are ruled as accidental. Fold in sixteen year old Jamey Hart, who moves to town from Colson Creek, is visited at sundry times by an angel, and the truth comes to light. Find a way to solve a four year old kidnapping, discover a hidden treasure, and prevent the murder of a teen-aged friend. Sift through some rattlesnakes and ghosts and protect Jamey with a supernatural power. Season with nostalgia via some zany Lowcountry characters of 1959 and add a bizarre ending. Stir well, season to taste, and serve up Ghosts Of Saint Steven, Southern style. A family book for teens and up.< Less
Ghosts Of Saint Steven By Jimmy Beard
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Begin this cozy type mystery with a sleepy Southern Lowcountry town. Add a wealthy diamond broker who discovers that his wife and best friend are lovers. Sprinkle on a dash of witch doctor, who helps... More > him plan their murders, which are ruled as accidental. Fold in sixteen year old Jamey Hart, who moves to town from Colson Creek, is visited at sundry times by an angel, and the truth comes to light. Find a way to solve a four year old kidnapping, discover a hidden treasure, and prevent the murder of a teen-aged friend. Sift through some rattlesnakes and ghosts and protect Jamey with a supernatural power. Season with nostalgia via some zany Lowcountry characters of 1959 and add a bizarre ending. Stir well, season to taste, and serve up Ghosts Of Saint Steven, Southern style. A family book for teens and up.< Less
Ghosts Of Saint Steven By Jimmy Beard
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Begin this cozy type mystery with a sleepy Southern Lowcountry town. Add a wealthy diamond broker who discovers that his wife and best friend are lovers. Sprinkle on a dash of witch doctor, who helps... More > him plan their murders, which are ruled as accidental. Fold in sixteen year old Jamey Hart, who moves to town from Colson Creek, is visited at sundry times by an angel, and the truth comes to light. Find a way to solve a four year old kidnapping, discover a hidden treasure, and prevent the murder of a teen-aged friend. Sift through some rattlesnakes and ghosts and protect Jamey with a supernatural power. Season with nostalgia via some zany Lowcountry characters of 1959 and add a bizarre ending. Stir well, season to taste, and serve up Ghosts Of Saint Steven, Southern style. A family book for teens and up.< Less
Ghosts Of Saint Steven By Jimmy Beard
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Begin this cozy mystery with a sleepy Southern Lowcountry town. Add a wealthy diamond broker who discovers that his wife and best friend are lovers. Sprinkle on a dash of witch doctor, who helps him... More > plan their murders, which are ruled as accidental. Fold in sixteen year old Jamey Hart, who moves to town from Colson Creek, is visited at sundry times by an angel, and the truth comes to light. Find a way to solve a four year old kidnapping, discover a hidden treasure, and prevent the murder of a teen-aged friend. Sift through some rattlesnakes and ghosts and protect Jamey with a supernatural power. Season with nostalgia via some zany Lowcountry characters of 1959 and add a bizarre ending. Stir well, season to taste, and serve up Ghosts Of Saint Steven, Southern style. A family book for teens and up.< Less

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