Post by Graveyardbride on May 8, 2016 5:04:40 GMT -5
Books: (10 points wins any of the following books).
Civil War Ghosts and Legends by Nancy Roberts (University of South Carolina Press, 1992) - 183 pages.
Deadly Affair, A, by Tom Henderson (2007 - True Crime: Michael Fisher, a young attorney, is accused of killing his pregnant wife).
Evil Beside Her by Kathryn Casey (2008 - True Crime: A Texas woman is married to a dangerous psychopath and rapist).
Great Unsolved Mysteries (Pearson Learning Group, 2006) - 60 pages.
Her Deadly Web by Diane Fanning (2012 - True Crime: The story of Black Widow Raynella Dossett Leath).
I Am Cain by Gera-Lind Kilarik & Wayne Klatt (1994 - True Crime: Newlyweds Nancy and Richard Langert are murdered in the basement of their suburban Chicago home).
Lie After Lie by Lara Bricker (2010 - True Crime: Julie Keown is poisoned with antifreeze and the primary suspect is her husband, whose entire life is a lie) - 336 pages.
Love Beyond the Grave by Hans Holzer (1992).
Love Her to Death by M. William Phelps (2011 - True Crime: Illicit passion, deadly deceit and coldblooded murder) - 459 pages.
Magic of Candle Burning by Gerina Dunwich (Citadel 1989) - 194 pages.
Murder Next Door: How Police Tracked Down 18 Brutal Killers by Edward Bauman & John O'Brien (1993 - True Crime).
Murder on a Lonely Road by George Pawlaczyk and Beth Hundsdorfer (2012 - True Crime: 1985 murder of 21-year-old beauty queen Jackie Johns in Missouri) - 336 pages.
Mysterious Valley, The, by Christopher O'Brien (UFOs, etc. in Colorado’s San Luis Valley - 1996).
Obsessed by M. William Phelps (2014 - True Crime: A love triangle gone horribly wrong) - 500 pages.
Please Don't Kill Mommy by Fannie Weinstein & Ruth Schumann (2001 - True Crime: Tim Boczkowski got away with killing his wife, then kills again).
Taste for Murder, A, by Burl Barer and Frank C. Girardot Jr. (2016) - True Crime) - 211 pages
Voices from the Circle, The Heritage of Western Paganism by Prudence Jones and Caitlin Matthews (Aquarian Press, 1990) - 219 pages.
When Evil Came to Good Hart by Mardi Link (2008 - True Crime: The Robinson family murders) - 159 pages.
Where the Ghosts Are by Hans Holzer (Citadel, 1995) - 231 pages).
Witches Tarot, The, by Ellen Cannon Reed (Llewellyn, 1989) - 293 pages.
DVDs: (Number of points required to win DVDs are indicated in brackets).
Bernie (2011 - film based on the true murder case of an elderly Texas woman (played by Shirley MacLaine) shot by a local charismatic undertaker who befriended, killed, chopped up her body, wrapped the meat and packed her in the freezer alongside pot pies). [25 points]
Butterfield 8 (1960 - Elizabeth Taylor in tale of a loose woman. Black & white). [20 points]
Campion - British TV mystery series set in the 1930s. [25 points each]
“Case of the Late Pig, The”
“Death of a Ghost”
“Look to the Lady”
“Police at the Funeral”
Disappearing Act, The, starring Patty Duke (2005 - based on the 1992 disappearance of David Richmond in Florida and subsequent murder conviction of Michele Roger, his fiancée). [15 points]
Dorian Gray starring Ben Barnes (2009) Note: this is a Blu-Ray DVD and will play on Blu-Ray equipment only. New. [25 points]
Dorothy L. Sayers Mysteries [25 points each]
“Have His Carcase”
Gothic - (Lord Byron, Percy Shelley, Mary Godwin, Dr. John Polidori and Claire Clairemont spend a “haunted summer” in Switzerland). [25 points]
Hinterland (2013 - Season 1 of a dark detective drama set in Wales; consists of four episodes on four discs. Like new, some episodes never watched). [35 points]
House of Evil (2009 - suspense drama based on Satanic panics of the 1980s). [15 points]
If Someone Had Known starring Patty Duke (2005 - based on true story of an abused wife). [15 points]
Killing in a Small Town, A (1990 - film based on the 1980 axe murder of Betty Gore by her friend Candy Montgomery in Wylie, Texas). [15 points]
Murder by Decree (1979 - starring Christopher Plummer as Sherlock Holmes investigating Jack the Ripper). [15 points]
Legend of Lucy Keyes, The (2006 - based on the true story of the disappearance of a young girl from her Massachusetts home in 1755). [15 points]
Mayday (2013 - The small town of Mayday is steeped in pagan tradition and the May Queen goes missing - two discs.) Note: Mayday is in PAL format, so you will need either a region-free DVD player or TV/DVD player combo less than 10 years old. [30 points]
Midsomer Murders (Individual Episodes: these are copies and will play on US/Canada DVD players). [10 points each]
“Black Book, The”
“Dogleg Murders, The”
“Made-to-Measure Murders, The”
“Secrets and Spies”
“Sword of Guillaume, The”
Midsomer Murders - Note: These DVDs are in PAL format and will not play on Region 1 (US/Canada) DVD equipment. So if you're in the US or Canada and do not have a region-free DVD player or a TV/DVD player combo less than 10 years old, do not choose these DVDs. Warning: These episodes were filmed after the departure of Brian True-May and many feel they are much too “diverse.” [25 points each]
“Ballad of Midsomer County, The”
“Dagger Club, The”
“Murder by Magic”
“Vintage Murder, A”
Midwest Obsession (2009 - film based on the 1989 murder of Lisa Cihaski in Wausau, Wis., by 20-year old Lori Esker). [15 points]
Midwinter of the Spirit (Season 1 - 2015) - Three-part British horror drama (not recommended for those under age 15). Note: This DVD is in PAL format (Region 2) [50 points]
Morrison Murders, The - (2009 film based on the 1988 Culverhouse family murders in Ariton, Alabama). [15 points]
Public Enemies - (2009 film starring Johnny Depp - watched once) [20 points]
Stranger Beside Me, The (1995 - a young woman suspects her husband is a rapist). Note: This film is not about Ted Bundy. [15 points]
Wicker Tree, The (2012 - Billed as a follow-up to The Wicker Man with special guest appearance by Christopher Lee.) Note: This DVD is in PAL format (Region 2) [20 points]
Woman in Black, The (2012 - Daniel Radcliffe stars in a movie about a young lawyer who encounters a vengeful spirit when he travels to a remote village to settle the estate of an old woman who recently died). [20 points]
For additional information about books and DVDs, check Amazon: www.amazon.com/
For a synopsis of Midsomer Murders episodes, click on the following link: epguides.com/MidsomerMurders/guide.shtml
For a synopsis of Hinterland Season 1 episodes, click on the following link: www.imdb.com/title/tt2575968/episodes?season=1
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