Texas’ Eric the Red

Why was a Texas Surgeon known for killing and incapacitating hundreds of patients allowed to practice for so long? Resources: Dr. Evil – Texas Monthly Rogue Surgeon: The Tale of ‘Eric the Red’ (texasobserver.org) Oft-sued orthopedic surgeon arrested in Colorado (chron.com) Patients Bleed, Practice Thrives – Hartford Courant Eric Scheffey arrested in Colorado – Off…

The Texas Poison Lady

Luci Zahray may not have much of an online presence, but she is the go-to expert for mystery writers wanting to take out fictional characters. Resources: When Your Mystery Needs a Good Murder, Call the Poison Lady (thedailybeast.com) The Poison Lady in Gatesville Doles Out Deadly Advice – Texas Monthly When Your Mystery Needs a…

The Leaning Tower of Dallas

In 2020, a planned demolition’s failure ended up making a leaning building the most popular spot in town. ResourceS: Leaning Tower of Dallas – Wikipedia Remembering the ‘Leaning Tower of Dallas’ 2 years later | wfaa.com Hughes Family Tribute Center – Posts | Facebook ‘Leaning Tower of Dallas’ Finally Falls – The New York Times…

The Rhinory

There’s a winery in Texas Hill Country that is so much more than wine. They also help save rhinos. Resources: Our story | Rhinory Rhinory (Fredericksburg) – All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (tripadvisor.com) Texas city has a winery with a rhino (kxan.com)

The Devil’s Backbone

Between Wemberly and Blanco lies a stretch of road with an iconic name and more than its share of ghostly apparitions. Resources: The Devil’s Backbone: The Most Haunted Stretch of Texas Highway (texashillcountry.com) Fear Factor – Texas Monthly Devil’s Backbone Tavern (devilsbackbonetavern.com)

The Houston Ice Box Murders

A grisly discovery in 1965 remains one of Houston’s strangest unsolved murders. Resources: Why The Ice Box Murders Remain Terrifying After 50 Years (allthatsinteresting.com) The Chilling Tale of the Icebox Murders | Houstonia Magazine The Ice Box Murders.com The Ice Box Murders by Hugh and Martha Gardenier Ice Box Murders | True Crime Tales (truecrimetalestx.com)