Signed books in Wauwatosa

I spent part of Thanksgiving weekend, namely "Black Friday," battling crowds to get to my books, "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher," at the Wauwatosa bookstores. I signed all the books they had at Barnes & Noble at the Mayfair Mall and at The Little Read Book in the Village.So, if you... Continue Reading →

Location of Buddy’s grave

I've had a few people ask me recently how to find Buddy Schumacher's grave. My wife and I went there today and have some landmarks to look for when finding it. Here we go: It's at the Wauwatosa Cemetery, just north of Longfellow Middle School, which is at 76th Street (Wauwatosa Avenue) and North Avenue.... Continue Reading →

The Next Big Thing

An author who helped me immensely in getting through the process of having my first book published, Heather Hummel, invited me to join her in the latest blog craze, My Next Big Thing. Heather's Journals from the Heart series is chick-lit/women's lit. She is also an awesome photographer, ghost writer and is working on her... Continue Reading →

The Next Big Thing

I'm honored that fellow author┬áHeather Hummel asked me to be a part of The Next Big Thing blog tour. The way it works is each author does a post on his or her blog that answers questions from the author who tagged them. Heather tagged me, did a post based on questions she'd been asked... Continue Reading →

Story updates

For those of you who have read the book, I have found out some new information, much of which came from some United Press stories back in the day: The reason Edward Vreeland was not administered scopolamine, a "truth serum" was because his brother, Charles, refused to allow authorities the privilege. - Sept. 24, 1925... Continue Reading →

Continued research

I feel that Buddy's story is not yet complete. The book is the start. But there are still questions to be answered. Not sure how many answers I'll get. But I'm still digging. Among the topics I'm delving into most heavily right now are: *The state of the Milwaukee County hospitals at the time of... Continue Reading →

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