“Monster of Florence” Douglas Preston

The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston My rating: 4 of 5 stars “The Monster of Florence” is the first non-fiction book I’ve read by Douglas Preston and it is nothing like his works of fiction. This book covers not only the serial murders that took place in Florence and near by but also examines the political atmosphere that influenced the investigation. While the story … Continue reading “Monster of Florence” Douglas Preston

“Bloodstains” by Jeff Mudgett

Bloodstains by Jeff Mudgett My rating: 4 of 5 stars “Bloodstains” by Jeff Mudgett is a disturbing account of the author’s discovery of his family history. After learning his great-great grandfather was America’s first acknowledged serial killer, H.H.Holmes, Mudgett begins to question what impact that relationship might have on his own life. Holmes, whose real name was Herman Webster Mudgett, confessed to the killings of … Continue reading “Bloodstains” by Jeff Mudgett