The Axe Murders of Villisca (2016)

DVD Release Date: June 6, 2017

 

The Axe Murders of VilliscaOn the morning of June 10, 1912, five members of the Moore family and two Stillienger girls who had been visiting the family were found bludgeoned to death in the Moore home. Amateur ghost hunters, Caleb (Robert Adamson of The Princess Protection Program) and Denny (writer and actor, Jarrett Sleeper), plan to spend Caleb’s last night in town investigating the legendary murder house. The new girl, Jess (The Inbetweener’s Alex Frnka), decides to tag along. Will they make contact with the souls left behind and will any of them make it out alive?

 

 

 

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His Name was Ben: A Novel by Paulette Mahurin

Publication Date: September 21, 2014

 

This review is dedicated to Allison Ridgeway Doan, the wife of one of my husband’s childhood friends and a lovely person, who lost her battle with cancer yesterday. Check out her memoir released not long before her death, Bruised and Beautiful.

His Name was Ben by Paulette Mahurin, book review by Rabid Reader's Reviews

Sara Phillips’ life changed when she received a cancer diagnosis. Life was over until she met Ben and everything changed yet again.

 

 

 

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A Light in the Desert by Anne Montgomery

Publication Date: May 27, 2015

 

A Light in the Desert by Anne Montgomery, mystery book reviewThe Amtrak Sunset Limited crashes in the desert under mysterious circumstances. In the area of the crash is a pregnant teen, a soldier suffering from PTSD, a group of Pentecostal zealots waiting for the events foretold in Revelations surely soon to happen. A Light in the Desert is the story of the people surrounding the event.

 

 

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Accidental Death of an Anarchist by Dario Fo

Publication Date: March 12, 1987

 

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Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Morte accidentale di un anarchico) was written by the Italian playwright, Dario Fo, following the events that took place in Italy, in the late 1960s. Fo is one of Italy’s most important and well-known literary writers who is famous for employing satire and popular elements within his work. His writings deal with Italian politics and his work is able to attract people from all walks of life.

The book was released in 1970 and the play was first performed in Milan in December of the same year. In 1984, it was staged on Broadway and became Fo’s most popular work inside and outside of Italy. For theater directors, this has been the play of choice when it comes to dealing with corruption.

 

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