"The Strange Case of Dr. H.H. Holmes" contains three fully illustrated,
unabridged primary source books, plus Holmes' published confession as
originally documented shortly before his... More > execution. For the first time in
over a century, these materials are again available - and all in one book.
HOLMES' OWN STORY by Herman W. Mudgett - 1895
In this autobiography, Holmes recounts his childhood years, and life's
trials and tribulations.
THE HOLMES-PITEZEL CASE by Detective Frank Geyer - 1896
Included are rare court transcripts, expert
witness testimony, and in-depth criminal and legal detection methods
utilized in the trial against Holmes.
THE HOLMES CASTLE by Robert Corbitt - 1895
Robert Corbitt entered the Holmes "castle" when the investigation into the
horrors first began. Learn what made Corbitt believe that Holmes was
THE CONFESSION OF H.H. HOLMES - 1896
Holmes gives the media what they want...a confession.
UNABRIDGED - ILLUSTRATED< Less
Shortly after midnight on March 20, 1988, Stacie Madison and Susan Smalley, two seniors at Newman Smith High School in Carrollton, Texas, ventured out into the night. Their destination was Forest... More > Lane, the legendary cruise strip known to every Dallas teenager as the premier hot spot for meeting up with friends. The girls were never seen again. 22 years later, their disappearance remains perhaps the most infamous unsolved mystery in North Texas history. The product of the author's original research, this book, which the Carrollton Police Department credits with revitalizing its investigation into this cold case, examines: the lives of these two young women; what is known about that fateful night; theories and speculation regarding their final fates; the person of interest original case investigators insist was never "properly eliminated as a suspect"; and the impact this haunting event continues to have on the Carrollton community. For additional information, see http://www.thisnightwoundstime.com< Less
From AVN Online Review:
The latest exhumation of how John Holmes’ runaway blow habit led to the grisly “Four-on-the-Floor” murders on Hollywood’s Wonderland Avenue.
The... More > bulk of this tome is the real deal — the complete transcript of the February 1982 preliminary hearing for Holmes in the multiple murder case... and it’s a grim yet fascinating read ... Reading the testimony of this parade of parasites is like watching a series of car accidents in slow motion. You know it’s all going to end in crimson carnage, but you can’t avert your eyes.
This is a tale of both hubris and sheer stupidity, fueled by equal amounts of greed and narcotics, and peopled by scumbags, misfits, addicts, and caricatures of evil incarnate.
Rodger Jacobs wraps it all up with a biting look at the making of the documentary "Wadd", which is a descent into the inferno unto itself.< Less