During my research on the Hunt book, I discovered this odd fragment of history regarding how prisoners were housed in Lamb County, Texas during the county’s early years. From 1908 to 1946 the Lamb County Courthouse and the county seat was in Olton. The first nine-room courthouse built in 1908 burned down 14 years later…Read More
All articles filed in My Book Writing and Research
Here you will find updates on my writing and research for a true crime book, as well as other hopeful books related to STEM. On paper, I’ve started several other small books that are both fiction and nonfiction. It’s just finishing the books.
Timeline of the Complicated Hunt Murders
Writing and researching nonfiction is often not an easy task, especially when it comes to true crime. It takes a lot of perseverance to make sure all your research bases are covered. Then it takes hundreds if not thousands of hours delving through all that research figuring out the important parts that will convey the…Read More
Evidence of a Single Tire
Many murder case convictions often rest upon one single piece of evidence to convict a person. Often it’s surprising what that evidential piece entails. In the Hunt murders, one piece of evidence turned out to be a single Lee Tire. Yes – a tire! It was not long ago that I came across this Lee…Read More
One of the oldest Hilton Hotel’s – haunted?
Since researching the attempted murder and murder trials around the Hunt killings I’ve passed by the former Hilton Hotel in Plainview, TX many times. This hotel opened in 1929. It was the sixth hotel Conrad Hilton built for Hilton Hotels. It’s been reported the hotel is haunted. Remaining curtains move with breeze like motions as…Read More