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Notorious Crimes of the Upper Midwest:
Con-men, Cutthroats, Killers, and Cannibals
Tom Baker
• 20 notorious criminals, focusing on the upper Midwest region of the United States
• Details murderers, con-men, cutthroats, gunslingers, cannibals, serial killers, and more
• Includes Ed Gein, the Honeymoon Killers, Calamity Jane, Wild Bill Hickok, John Norman Collins, Al Capone, and more
Tour the Upper Midwest to explore the blood-soaked halls of hideous history through twenty dark and demented
stories from the corridors of criminal infamy. This exposé of true crime examines a historical roster of the bad
and the brutal: from old-time con men and gunslingers, to hardcore serial killers of the modern era. Meet the
redoubtable Ed Gein; the haunting and harrowing Honeymoon Killers; the “Gruesome Gal of the Western
Plains,” Calamity Jane; Wild Bill Hickok; serial sex killer John Norman Collins; Al Capone; Carl Panzram; the
Lonelyhearts Killers; Larry Eyler; Teena Brandon; Gwendolyn Graham; George Lester; Babyface Nelsen; John
Dillinger; Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck; Larry Hall; Tricia Lynn Reitler; Jason and Kimberly Tuzinski;
and Frank Gilmer—villains that will leave you infuriated and intrigued at their infernal notoriety. Join the author
on a round-up of the rotten as you take a thrill-ride of historic significance in a world gone mad.
TomBaker
is the author of
Haunted Indianapolis
(with JonathanTichenal),
ScaryUrban Legends
,
MidwestManiacs
,
Midwest UFOs and Beyond
,
50 Famous Fables
, and
IndianaGhost Folklore
. He has written numerous novels and short
pieces. He spends his spare time making experimental music and art and lives in Marion, Indiana.
Size: 6" × 9" • 208 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5389-5 • soft cover • $19.99
AVAILABLE IN September
other books you may enjoy!
Midwest Maniacs,
978-0-7643-3942-4, $16.99
• Ohio’s Haunted Crimes: An Exploration of
Ten Haunted Crime Scenes,
978-0-7643-5011-5, $19.99
• Vile: Peeking Under the Skin of Murderers,
978-0-7643-5090-0, $24.99
Texas Hill Country:
A Scenic Journey
Eric W. Pohl
• Stunning photography showcases rugged natural beauty, cultural heritage, and scenic wonders
• Intimately explore the region outside Austin and San Antonio
• Quintessential Texas through the lens of a journeyed Austin photographer
Experience the grandeur of the Texas Hill Country through stunning photography and narrative highlighting
the natural beauty, scenic wonders, charming historic towns, and cultural heritage of Texas’ most celebrated
region. Cradled by Austin to the east and San Antonio to the south, the Texas Hill Country is famous for
its undulating landscape, where spring-fed streams carve wooded canyons, rugged limestone peaks rise to
more than 2,500 feet, and country roads wind through rolling grasslands andwildflower meadows. Captured
beautifully in 153 color photos, view this beautiful region through the eyes of Texas-native photographer
and author Eric W. Pohl. Join him on an intimate visual journey, leaving behind the freeways and big cities
to reveal out-of-the-way places and explore the true heart of Texas.
Eric W. Pohl
is an award-winning photographer and travel writer based outside of Austin, Texas. His vibrant
photography reveals unique perspectives on the extraordinary environments, places, and spirit of the Lone Star State.
Size: 9 1/8" × 8 1/8" • 153 color photographs • 144 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5392-5 • hard cover • $24.99
AVAILABLE IN September
other books you may enjoy!
Contemporary Texas Architecture,
978-0-7643-5238-6, $50.00
• Keeping Austin Weird: A Guide to the (Still)
Odd Side of Town,
978-0-7643-5096-2, $24.99
• Texas Wild Flowers,
978-0-7643-3863-2, $50.00
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