A book chronicling some of Indiana's biggest mysteries hits the shelves in Evansville, and you can even discuss the book with the author at an upcoming event.

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Unsolved Indiana: Murder Mysteries, Bizarre Deaths, and Unexplained Disappearances.

The Hoosier state is no stranger to unsolved murders and mysterious occurrences.  One author has decided to explore some of the most infamous unsolved mysteries from Indiana, and some of the lesser-known strange disappearances and put them into one incredibly fascinating book, Unsolve Indiana: Murder Mysteries, Bizarre Deaths, and Unexplained Disappearances.

Photo by Sindy Süßengut on Unsplash
Photo by Sindy Süßengut on Unsplash

The book's description says:

Enduring mysteries from the Hoosier state.


Crime and tragedy have all too often disturbed the peace and stained the memory of Indiana's bucolic countryside. The small town of Dupont was thrust into the nation's spotlight in 1947 after a series of suspicious deaths were blamed on a well-known local housekeeper--suspected serial killer Lottie Tot Lockman. On a fall day in 1976, a Benton County farmer found an unusual package in his cornfield--a corpse. Dubbed The Box Lady of Benton County, her identity remains a mystery. On September 13, 1989, Joseph Bova was killed outside of his Merrillville home when a pipe bomb rigged to his truck's ignition exploded. With no witnesses, suspects, or motive, his case remains unsolved.

The book is written by author Autumn Bones, and if you're interested in reading it, you can pick up a copy at Your Brother's Bookstore in downtown Evansville.   If you aren't sure you'll be able to stop into Your Brother's Bookstore, you can order a copy online, while still supporting the local bookstore here.


Meet The Author And Discuss Unsolved Indiana

If this book piques your interest, you can join the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library for a special author talk, where you can meet with Unsolve Indiana: Murder Mysteries, Bizarre Deaths, and Unexplained Disappearances author, Autumn Bones.

This special author talk with Autumn Bones will take place on Thursday, March 23rd from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at EVPL Oaklyn.  According to EVPL author Autumn Bones will be discussing her book, as well as exploring some of Indiana's least-known unsolved mysteries.  It's sure to be a fascinating time, and if you're interested in attending you can learn more about this event, here. 


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