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JD Crighton books

  • Detective in the White City by JD Crighton
    Books,  Detective Frank P. Geyer,  H. H. Holmes

    Cover Reveal: Detective in the White City

    Excited to reveal my cover for Detective in the White City: The Real Story of Frank Geyer! Its been a long journey and a year and a half of research, but the wait is well worth it!   The idea for Detective in the White City came to me after I discovered false information about Geyer perpetuated in two popular books. Information, that if true, would have changed the entire history of the Geyer family. Detective in the White City is the true story of Philadelphia Detective Frank P. Geyer. A special thank you to my publisher, editor, and cover designer! Detective in the White City: The Real Story of…

  • Books,  Detective Frank P. Geyer,  H. H. Holmes

    Holmes’ Own Story: Holmes Confessed 27 Murders – Lied Then Died

    Holmes’ Own Story: Confessed 27 Murders – Lied Then Died features eighty-seven (87) restored and sourced rare historical illustrations and photographs. Holmes’ Own is a fascinating look into the mind of one of America’s first serial killers. Born as Herman Webster Mudgett, H. H. Holmes was a horrific killer featured in Erik Larson’s popular book, The Devil in the White City. Holmes built a three story ‘Murder Castle’ in Chicago in the late 1800s with death on his mind. A doctor by trade, Holmes lured unsuspecting victims into secret rooms, vaults and gas chambers and made use of a dissection table in his basement. He preyed on travelers that came to Chicago…