Tag: murder

  • The Gift of Time

    The Gift of Time

    Opening the dusty jewelry box, I pulled out the gold timepiece given to me on that long-ago Saturday in 1974, the day I graduated from Columbus High. The watch isn't as brilliant as it was that day. It's face-covering has clouded over - or it[..]
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  • The Unlovely Truth

    The Unlovely Truth

    Every now and again I get asked to do a podcast... This is the latest one with an actual private investigator.... Let me know what you think or any questions you might have:   https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/is-there-a-serial-killer-gene/id1490970256?i=1000623777371      
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  • On the Road Again

    On the Road Again

      I am going to be on tour for the new book starting Tuesday. Please join me at one of these stops if you are nearby: Tuesday, Oct. 4, Beaufort, SC, Nevermore Books & Pat Conroy Literary Center. 910 Port Republic Street Beaufort, South Carolina.[..]
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  • The Bend Gunman: He Told Us Who He Was

    The Bend Gunman: He Told Us Who He Was

      A gunman walked through a popular neighborhood shopping area Sunday night and began shooting up the place. He killed two people before killing himself. It wasn't his original plan. He had been documenting his original plan for months and posting it to Wattpad, an[..]
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  • Ban the Bible

    Ban the Bible

    [caption id="attachment_7025" align="aligncenter" width="940"] He who controls what you read controls what you think...of if you think at all.[/caption]   The first book I can recall Mama ever reading to us was the Bible. Brother John and I would sit at the dining room table,[..]
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  • God Not the Guns

    God Not the Guns

    They say it is about God not the guns ... They say it's because America needs to humble itself before God. They say it's because we took prayer out of schools. They say it's because we are no-longer a God-fearing nation. They say it's because[..]
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  • Gabby Petito: Protecting Public Personas

    Gabby Petito: Protecting Public Personas

    The comment was short, to the point: "There is so much more to the Gabby Petito story than we know." The commentator made the remark in reference to finding out that Gabby had lived with her suspected killer's family before taking off on that cross-country[..]
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  • The Daily Reproachment of Being a Female

    The Daily Reproachment of Being a Female

    He couldn't have been older than twelve, a handsome boy with a narrow jaw and big brown eyes. All decked out in team colors, grey and blue, he had obviously just come from a soccer practice or game. He stood next to his mother in[..]
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  • Pure Evil: How a Georgia woman ended up on Death Row

    Pure Evil: How a Georgia woman ended up on Death Row

    I have been a fan of Jaclyn Weldon White's writing since I read Whisper to the Black Candle (Mercer University Press), so I was delighted when I learned she had put out a new book. Pure Evil is the riveting and often shocking account of Rebecca Akins, formerly[..]
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  • We Need Justice

    We Need Justice

    Editor's Note: George Floyd was laid to rest in Houston yesterday, next to the mother he cried out for. Did you listen to any of the service? I did. The remarks of Rev. William Lawson left me in tears. The 92-year-old Lawson helped organize the[..]
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