Christmas Slay Ride

Christmas Slay Ride There S Never A Good Time To Die Violently, But Christmas Tragedies Are Especially Heinous Christmas Is A Time For Peace On Earth And Good Will Toward Men Holiday Bloodshed Feels Like A Sacrilege, But It Does Happen Whether By Accident Or Deliberate Malice, Scores Of People Have Been Killed On December 25 Or The Days Surrounding It This Volume Contains Seven Accounts Of Unnatural Deaths That Occurred On Or Around Christmas Day The Ashland Tragedy On December 24, 1881, Three Burned Corpses Were Pulled From A House In Ashland, Kentucky They Belonged To Teenagers Robert Gibbons, Fannie Gibbons, And Emma Carrico, Who Had All Been Bludgeoned To Death The Girls Had Also Been Sexually Assaulted A Formerly Quiet Kentucky Town Was Plunged Into A Nightmare Fueled By Grief And Lust For Revenge Christmas Eve Combustion On Christmas Day, 1885, Patrick Rooney And His Wife Were Found Dead In Their Home In Seneca, Illinois Rooney Died From Smoke Inhalation, Caused By His Wife S Body Suddenly Bursting Into Flames It Is An Early And Sensational Case Of Spontaneous Human Combustion Delia S Gone Early On Christmas Morning In 1900, Fourteen Year Old Moses Cooney Houston Murdered His Lover, Delia Green, Who Was The Same Age Because Georgia Had No Youth Justice System, Cooney Houston Was Charged As An Adult The Senseless Crime Shocked The Citizens Of Savannah, Georgia, And Inspired Songs Later Recorded By Johnny Cash And Bob Dylan The Holyhead Horror On Christmas Day, 1909, A Horrific Murder Took Place In North Wales Gwen Ellen Jones Was Killed By Her Ex Soldier Lover, William Murphy, In A Manner So Depraved That Even In An Era When Domestic Violence Was Commonplace, People Were Shocked The Murder And Subsequent Execution Of William Murphy Are Still Talked About In Holyhead Today Changing Of The Guard Early On The Morning Of December 26, 1920, New York Underworld Legend Edward Monk Eastman, Was Shot Down By A Crooked Prohibition Agent, Ending A Thirty Plus Year Career Marked By Murder And Mayhem Eastman, Who Had Once Ruled The Roost In Manhattan S Lower East Side, Died In A Freezer Gutter The Adonis Club Massacre December 25, 1925 Was The Last Christmas On Earth For Irish Gangster Richard Pegleg Lonergan He And His White Hand Gang Had Taunted, Abused, And Killed Their Italian Rivals For Years Finally, When Lonergan And His Boys Went To The Italian Owned Adonis Social Club, Their Resentful Enemies Got Even Lawson Family Massacre On December 25, 1929, North Carolina Tobacco Farmer Charlie Lawson Murdered His Wife And Six Of Their Seven Children The Reason For This Brutal Act Is A Subject Of Debate Even Today, But May Be Attributable To A Terrible Family Secret That Remained Hidden Until 1990 All Of These Events Took Place In The Distant Past People Who Knew The Victims, Remembered The Circumstances Of Their Demise, Or Were Directly Involved In The Investigations Are Dead That S Why These Cases Were Chosen For This Book The Passage Of Time Has Transmuted Them Into Tragic Mysteries, Ensuring That They Arouse Astonishment, Sympathy, And Indignation Instead Of The Grief And Personal Loss That Is At Odds With The Holiday Season Scroll Back Up And Grab Your Copy Now

Biographer and recorder of the history of serial killers

➼ Christmas Slay Ride  Free ➲ Author Jack          Smith –
  • Kindle Edition
  • 112 pages
  • Christmas Slay Ride
  • Jack Smith
  • English
  • 06 March 2017

10 thoughts on “Christmas Slay Ride

  1. says:

    This was an okay true crime book, but I wasn t impressed with it as I thought I would be All of the murders happened around the turn of the century and 90% of the killers I had never heard of before There was some detail, but nothing extensive Only giving it two stars.

  2. says:

    December 24th 1881, 3 teenagers have been bashed burned in their own home while the parents are away.Early Christmas morning 1885, a woman burned to mere ashes and her husband dies of asphyxiation Is this a case of Spontaneous Human Combustion Heard the song Delia by Bob Dylan or Delia s Gone by Johnny Cash These songs are based on a true story of poor 14 year old Delia who was shot and killed by her boyfriend who was then tried as an adult as Georgia had no youth justice system back in 1900.December 26th 1920, a decorated war hero, gangster and self confessed killer was found shot dead in a snow covered street.December 25th 1929, Charlie Lawson murdered his whole family before killing hi...

  3. says:

    Good stories here This is a well written account of several murders that happened on or near Christmas.These were horrific crimes, and I couldn t help noting that the Lawson family massacre was eerily similar to the murders of Ronald Gene Simmons, who murdered his entire family then went to other places on his list, murdering and wounding several Then he calmly surrendered and was executed without appeal, by his own request.If you like to read about true crime a...

  4. says:

    All are interesting stories and the book is a quick read I just wish each story had a little background on the families My other complaint is it reads like a police report, just stating the facts, Author does not give depth to many of the stories.

  5. says:

    ShortIt is okay, a bit of a letdown Is it really noteworthy, mysterious, or horrific that gangsters got shot in NYC, on streets and in clubs in the 1920 s A fire of unknown origin isn t murder if it was not set by someone other than the deceased.

  6. says:

    Interesting readA collection of short stories telling of those who lost their lives on Christmas Day If you enjoy true for, then you ll enjoy reading this book.

  7. says:

    Just read.Stayed up this morning to start reading this book and finished it Went to purchase your other book and already have it Can t wait to start it Read the first story of it and am hooked already

  8. says:

    Too SterileWhen I read true crime books, I don t want to read a police blotter or report If that s what you like to read, this is for you.

  9. says:

    Short readIf you re looking for something to read that s short and simple I recommend this book I enjoyed the book and recommend it.

  10. says:

    WowSuch a great book all though this is sad that everything took place a Christmas time it s was great to read stories that happened a long time ago.

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