The Even Stranger Reappearance of Judge Nathan Q. Tanquary

At the end of the last post, Judge Nathan Q. Tanquary – who had been presumed dead for just over a month – unexpectedly communicated to his wife that he was in Peru, and heading home to Texas. Upon his return to Fort Stockton, the judge lost no time in explaining what had befallen him…

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The Strange Disappearance of Judge Nathan Q. Tanquary

It’s been a while since I posted anything. I’ve been working on another project that I’m really excited about — a book about a 1901 court case. It was originally going to be a post on this blog but I kept digging and learning more interesting things about the story, so it’s going to be…

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Where is Dorothy?

Dorothy Harriet Camille Arnold was one of the earliest high-profile missing persons in the twentieth century. The facts of her case are sparse but suggestive of a darker story. Dorothy was the daughter of a Manhattan millionaire. She was 25 years old when she disappeared. Dorothy enjoyed writing, and aspired to become a novelist. Manuscripts she submitted…

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