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Janis Thornton

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Janis Thornton is an Indiana-based author of history, mystery, and true crime. Her newest book, “No Place Like Murder: True Crime in the Midwest,” from Indiana University Press, is a collection of 20 sensational true crimes that shook Indiana from 1869 through 1950.

Her previous true crime work, “Too Good a Girl: Remembering Olene Emberton and the Mystery of Her Death,” tells the story of the 1965 Tipton, Indiana, murder of Janis' high school classmate.

Janis’ fiction works include the paranormal-romantic mystery, “Love, Lies & Azure Eyes”; and two cozy mysteries in the Elmwood Confidential series — “Dust Bunnies & Dead Bodies” and “Dead Air & Double Dares.” She also is the author of three local history books, “Images of America: Elwood,” “Im
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