The Exorcist in Chicago – Murder & Mayhem in the Windy City

As Chicago enters sub-zero temperatures, we wanted to explore some famous Chicago cold cases, crimes, and the strange this week. In 1971 the exorcist came to Chicago. No, not The Exorcist film based on the best-selling novel by William Peter Blatty that was released two years after this Chicago event. Source: GamesRadar Edwin and Marsha…

Lipstick Murders – Murder & Mayhem in the Windy City

As Chicago enters sub-zero temperatures, we wanted to explore some famous Chicago cold cases and crimes this week. On June 5, 1945 Josephine Ross was found dead in her apartment. She had been repeatedly stabbed. Dark hair was found in her closed fists which indicated she struggled with her murderer. On December 10, 1945, Frances…

Grimes Sisters – Murder & Mayhem in the Windy City

As Chicago enters sub-zero temperatures, we wanted to explore some famous Chicago cold cases this week. Source: Chicago Tribune Over 60 years ago, two Chicago sisters left their house to see the Elvis Presley film “Love Me Tender” and never returned home. On Friday December 28, 1956 15-year-old Barbara and and 13-year-old Patricia Grimes, just…

Unsolved Mysteries

Unsolved Mysteries is Coming Back! The oddest thing happened over the course of the last couple of weeks. We wrote a blog post about the return of Unsolved Mysteries and the post caused so many technical issues that we became locked out of our website. We also tried ten times to repost the original blog,…

Cursed Books

Cursed Books Have you been working on your to be read list for 2019? Would you be interested in including a book or two that may or may not conjure a demon? Why not? It may be nice to welcome a new visitor into your home this year. Following are a few books that are…

Vampires are real…

Vampires are real… At least, some people continue to believe in the vampire. In recent decades, the vampire of folklore, legend, and myth has taken on this decadent, sexy persona. Why are vampires in modern fiction always so wildly wealthy and attractive? When young adult fiction began to explore the vampire in teenage love triangle…

Chicago Book Expo 2016

Chicago Book Expo Sunday, November 13 1104 S. Wabash, noon-5pm   Burial Day Books will be at the Expo hope yo see you there so you can pick up a Gothic Blue Book.   Expo Facebook Page Expo Facebook Event Page Expo Twitter