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Doris Lane

August 19 2002

Madam Murder:
True Crime and Mystery

Enter Madam Murder: True Crime and Mystery

An online column of murder and mayhem. America's first known serial killers. Unsolved Murders. The Mad Bomber. The Polly Bodine Murder Case. The Sayres Triple Murder. And more bloody murder.

Shady Lady:
Ghost Tales

Enter: Shady Lady

Ghostly tales of spirits and hauntings, some true, some fiction. The haunted Belasco Theater. The Morris-Jumel mansion's many ghosts. Was the ghostly Theodosia Burr killed by pirates along the North Carolina Coast? The ghostly peanut stand of Jersey City. And more, including the Jersey Devil and the ghost of Tory outlaw Joe Mulliner.

Cat by Haze McElhenny courtesy of UrbanDecay

Jersey Shore:
North Jersey Coast Line

Enter Jersey Shore: North Jersey Coast Line

Traveling to the Jersey Shore? Get the inside story on the North Jersey Coast towns from the Raritan River south to Bay Head. Where to eat, where to sleep, and who slept where in history. Ocean Grove, Asbury Park, Long Branch, Keyport, Sandy Hook.

this column is on hiatus

Doris Lane is an online writer of fiction and non-fiction, much of it drawn on Americana, local history, folklore, and legend of New York and New Jersey.

Her work has been published by MacKenzie Magazine, Nefarious, Crime Magazine, Haints, Thunder Sandwich, and Zinos. She has been a featured author at The 13th Story. She has a novella noir in the upcoming mystery anthology "Murder in a Small Town" to be released by Judas. She wasTrue Crime & Mystery Editor for E-This! and New Jersey History Editor for the Open Directory.

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What's New

Novella Noir: Blackie, Home from the War

Madam Murder True Crime: Phoebe and The Man Who Became A Pocketbook

Shady Lady: The Spring Street Ghost

Crime Fiction: Murder in Greenwich Village

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Port Richmond Square, Circa 1910, Staten Island NY.
Published by H. Ebertz, Stapleton.

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Port Richmond Dutch Reformed Church, Staten Island NY, built 1786; Circa 1920. Known as the "Rebel Church," the first church building was burned in the Revolution. Published by Lumitone Press Photo-Print, New York.

Some Of What Else Is Inside

Shady Lady: Theo and the Pirates (Click)

Madam Murder: Nobody Believed the Pig Woman (Click)

Shady Lady: Madam Jumel and Her Two Husbands

Madam Murder: The Harps, Big and Little (Click)

Jersey Shore: Ocean Grove: Camp Meeting Tents

Shady Lady: "The Ghostly Peanut Stand"

Jersey Shore: "Loch Arbor: New Jersey's One and Only Village

Madam Murder: "He Wore a Double-Breasted Suit"

Jersey Shore: Ocean Grove: Way To Build A Town

Shady Lady: The Bank Street Ghost

Madam Murder: "He Wore a Double-Breasted Suit"

Shady Lady: Big Foot Lives: The Wantagh Monster

Madam Murder: The Girls In The Garden

Travel: Asbury Park In The News

Short Story: I And My Annabel Lee

Book Review: Edward Ball's, Slaves In The Family

Short Story: "The No-Truck Truck Stop"

Travel: Jersey Shore: Music To My Ears

True Crime: She Went Out The Window

Shady Lady: The Jersey Devil; The Devil and the Dancing Fool

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Travel: Ocean Grove Eats and Conveniences

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