Brenda RyanGuestDecember 13, 2020 at 6:38 amPost count: 2733
Blood on the Mitten: Infamous Michigan Murders 1700s to Present
Great Lakes Murder; Volume 1
by Tom Carr
- Publisher: Chandler Lake Books
- Release date: April 28, 2016
- Language: english
- Author: Tom Carr
- ISBN: 9781943338078 (1943338078)
- Format: paperback, 160 pages
About The Book
“In this hugely effective debut, Tom Carr sheds keen illumination upon a regional inventory of killers, kooks, cutthroats and the aggressively unhinged. The tales are horrific and humorous by turns — grisly, goofy, poignant dispatches expertly summated by a skilled veteran reporter who’s no stranger to the back stairs habituated by a true sleuth. Story telling at its fully imagined best.”
— Ben Hamper, bestselling author of Rivethead
Before Michigan became a state, there were witch trials, scalp collectors, dirty sports, and a massacre of epic proportions. The lumber era that followed made Michigan as much of a wild, wild west as Deadwood. And Prohibition allowed a group of Detroit thugs to run roughshod over even the likes of Al Capone.
• A father who shoots his daughter and friends for being hippies, just as an eerily similar tale hits the silver screen
• A widow whose love of dressing up leaves a trail of poisoned relatives across the Lower Peninsula
• A lawless Upper Peninsula town that not only hangs two criminals without trial, but forces women to lie with the corpses
• A murder that spread its victim’s body parts along I-75 from Detroit to Pellston
In Blood on the Mitten, crimes of passion, crimes of necessity and cold, calculated evil take on flesh, bones and blood. These 57 illustrated, read-out loud tales from across time also look at the historical context of murder, in Michigan and beyond.
Michigan’s blood-red past includes crooked sheriffs, ruthless gangsters, serial killers, mass murderers, Wild West-style bandits, and pirates. These miscreants, and more, do their dastardly deeds in Blood on the Mitten, an aptly-titled case book documenting the more infamous scenes in Michigan history. Each chapter contains a “Murder Map” — a unique guide for the stout-of-heart who would like to follow in the footsteps of the characters who doused the Mitten with blood-spatter. True crime aficionados as well as those new to the genre will be spellbound by this well-written and informative book.
— Tobin T. Buhk, author of True Crime: Michigan, Skeletons in the Closet: Stories from the County Morgue and other historical books “with a dark twist”
Author Tom Carr shows his reportorial chops with crisp, concise prose enhanced by a multitude of historical photographs, including miscellaneous graphics. Carr blends interesting content with some visually gruesome graphics. This collection is one that Michigan history bibliophiles will want on their shelves.
— Joseph Heywood author of the Woods Cop mysteries, based on conservation officers in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, The Snowily, nonfiction and poetry
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