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Douglas MacGowan

Douglas MacGowan

Doug MacGowan has authored seven books and countless articles, mainly about history and true crime. He has been a resident of Redwood City since 2000.

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dougmacgowanpulse@gmail.com

Recent Work by Douglas

Blog: Murder by a War Bride

Blog: Murder by a War Bride

A robbery goes wildly wrong.
Blog: Murder or Hoax?

Blog: Murder or Hoax?

An anonymous letter leads the authorities on a grim chase.
Blog: Two Deadly Puzzles in Montara

Blog: Two Deadly Puzzles in Montara

Were the deaths murder? Accidents? Suicides?
Blog: The Murder of Elizabeth Brandup

Blog: The Murder of Elizabeth Brandup

A Puzzling Murder Without an Apparent Motive...
Blog: An Adoption Gone Wrong

Blog: An Adoption Gone Wrong

A normal birth spirals into kidnapping charges.
Blog: Two Incomplete Burglaries

Blog: Two Incomplete Burglaries

Two clumsy burglary attempts on the same bar.
Blog: The Spencer-Viano Puzzle

Blog: The Spencer-Viano Puzzle

Two murders and a suicide—or three murders?
Blog: A Series of Bar Robberies in 1954

Blog: A Series of Bar Robberies in 1954

A successful string of robberies is stopped by one clever bartender.
Blog: Wyatt Earp's Missing Gravestone

Blog: Wyatt Earp's Missing Gravestone

A risky adventure to steal Tombstone's tombstone.
Blog: Local Kleptomaniac Eugene Kenneth Ward

Blog: Local Kleptomaniac Eugene Kenneth Ward

His need to steal was apparently outside of his control.
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