Fiction can be exciting, inventive, and entertaining, but for really incredible and unbelievable tales, you just can’t beat fact. That’s why I write books that are either factual ,or based on real events or real criminal cases. How about these for real life?
-A detective who produced a last minute confession to the Lindbergh kidnapping just days before someone else was scheduled to be executed for the crime.
-Confederate blockade runners living it up in the Bahamas between runs and smuggling luxury goods, including a thoroughbred horse and chamber pots decorated with the picture of a Union general
-A POW escape and manhunt…in Canada
– A French invasion of Mexico during our Civil War, and their installation of an Austrian as the Emperor of that country
-A couple found shot to death in a locked room in New Jersey
-A lighthouse keeper found dead in his lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay, but the blood on the floor belonged to someone else.
-A shipwrecked Spaniard who became a Mayan war chief in the 1500s.
And a lot more.
There are plenty of strange and fascinating events to write about and that’s what I do. I write about real events because truth really is stranger than fiction.

If you like what you see here, you might want to take a look at my website,  www.johnreisinger.com, or maybe my more specialized pages that cover my Lindbergh kidnapping book, MasterDetective. my Roaring 20s mystery series, my Secrets Behind the Structures project, or my blog.


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