Winston & Salem: Tales of Murder, Mystery and Mayhem
A young man charged with murder is marched through the streets of Winston and Salem and hanged on the outskirts of town... A tragic event carries several citizens into a raging river and to their deaths... An eccentric with a fascination for chemicals blows himself up at the Salem Hotel...
Through the use of primary documents these and other fascinating stories of Winston and Salem's past are vividly brought to life. Jennifer Bean Bower has spent many years collecting accounts of the extraordinary historic events that have occurred in her hometown of Winston-Salem. Winston & Salem: Tales of Murder, Mystery and Mayhem covers 118 years of history and introduces readers to real-life characters and stories not soon to be forgotten.
About Jennifer Bean Bower (Winston-Salem, North Carolina Author)
Jennifer Bean Bower is an award-winning writer, native Tar Heel, and graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Bower is the author of North Carolina Aviatrix Viola Gentry: The Flying Cashier; Animal Adventures in North Carolina; Winston & Salem: Tales of Murder, Mystery and Mayhem; and Moravians in North Carolina.