DEATH IN A TEXAS DESERT...And Other True Crime Stories from the Dallas Observer

Author: Stowers (Carlton)
Year: 2003
Publisher: Republic of Texas Press
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st US edn.
Book Condition: F.
ISBN: 9781556229770
Price: 6.00
Softcover. The author delivers 18 absorbing stories of some of the remarkable people he has encountered and their fascinating cases. Includes : the world-famous Texas PI who believes he knows who left Nicole Brown dead in a pool of blood on the doorsteps of her South Bundy condo - and it isn't O.J. Simpson; the Dallas police officer fascinated by genealogy who solves a murder that happened in broad daylight - 88yrs. after it was committed; the pretty ex-Tyler cheerleader who falls under the strange spell of a hippie guru and disappears - until her mummified body is finally found 18 months later, hidden away in her killer's apartment; the legend of the phantom killer who long haunted Texarkana, but was never identified - until his identity is revealed 55 yrs. later; the 11yr. old Austin girl who was tried and convicted for murder - until the truth finally emerges; the heartbreaking account of a son's love-hate relationship with a racist father convicted of the 1963 bombing of a Birmingham church, which claimed the lives of 4 innocent black girls + much more. Illus. 261pp. trade size softcover. From the library of true-crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, withhis personal b/plate. F.


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