Archives for May 2019

The Conviction of Cora Burns by Carolyn Kirby

Carolyn Kirby has a knack for describing in painful detail how hard life was in Victorian London. The atmosphere, violence, and darkness grip you from page one. She details meticulously how poor people were, the humiliations they suffered, and how few privileged men could really call themselves gentlemen. The story takes place in 1885. It […]

Dana Michelle Speights Solomon

Dana Michelle Speights Solomon (May 17, 1985 – Nov 19, 2006) was hit by a small truck around 7pm on November 12, 2006 on Normandy Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida. The driver never stopped. Her case remains unsolved. Dana (21) was flown to UF Health Jacksonville, formerly Shands, and put in a medically induced coma. Her organs […]

Gerard Homer Soules (Aug 3, 1936 – June 4, 1992)

Gerard Homer Soules (Aug 3, 1936 – June 4, 1992) was a famous trapeze artist with Ringling Bros. He performed in the center ring for five years. His last performance was for Queen Elizabeth. His signature move was a forward somersault off the trapeze catching the bar again with his heels. Soules never missed until […]