Thorndike Press

The Phantom Killer: Unlocking the Mystery of the Texarkana Serial Murders: The Story of a Town in Terror

  • James Presley
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  • ISBN-10: 1410488071
  • ISBN-13: 9781410488077
  • DDC: 364.152
  • Shipping Weight: 1.65 lbs ( .75 kgs)
  • 676 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released April 2016

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Set in the rowdy, often lawless town of Texarkana shortly after World War II, The Phantom Killer is the history of the most puzzling unsolved murders in the United States, along with new insights and revelations on the old slayings.


Customer Reviews

"Well researched and solidly written, Presley's book brings a forgotten crime to the forefront. Readers will be spellbound and want to consume it in one sitting. "

— Library Journal (starred)