Here is a brief description of Murder Most Texan, Bartee’s new book. From the back cover:
“Texas has long boasted its iron fist of the law and strict treatment of its hardest criminals. Nevertheless, scoundrels, fiends and homicidal criminals inevitably slipped through the Lone Star justice system despite the best efforts of even the legendary Texas Rangers. From roadside murder to political assassinations, discover the seedy underbelly of Texas’s murderous past. In 1877, Texas saw its first high-profile murder case with the slaying of a woman in Jefferson and the subsequent “Diamond Bessie” trial. Over a century later, state legislator Price Daniel Jr. was shot in cold blood by his wife at their home in Liberty. Texas true crime writer and historian Bartee Haile unburies this collection of sixteen cold-blooded killings from Lone Star history and the dirty details that have shocked and bewildered Texans for decades.”
Murder Most Texan is now in stock and ready to ship. While it is in various bookstores and on numerous web sites, this is the only place you can get a copy signed and dated by Bartee. Please allow ten days for delivery.