When the Allen brothers sold Houstonas first lots, the city became a magnet for enterprising tycoons and opportunistic crooks alike. As the young city grew, a scourge of crime and vice accompanied the success of oil and real estate. The Bayou Cityas seedy sideaflashing Bowie knives, privileged bad boys, hardened prostitutes and unchecked serial killersaestablished its hold. From a young Clyde Barrow to the aMan Who Killed Halloween, a Houstonas past is filled with bloody tales, heartbreaking loss and despicable deeds. Authors Mike Vance and John Nova Lomax shine a light on these dark days.Ralph A. Wooster, aCivil War, a Handbook of Texas Online, https:// www.tshaonline .org/handbook/online/articles/qdc02 ... Times of Arizonaa#39;s Confederate Governor (Phoenix, AZ: Colonel Sherod Hunter Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Murder and Mayhem in Houston|
|Author||:||Mike Vance, John Nova Lomax|
|Publisher||:||The History Press - 2014-10-07|