Susan Elaine Elmore
Pen Name: Susan Elmore
Genres: Non-Fiction, History, Mystery
Born: 1946 in Springfield, Illinois
Elmore was born and raised in Springfield, Illinois. She attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and then lived in Park Ridge & Crystal Lake, Illinois for many years after her marriage and before her husband's job took them out of state. Her book is about a famous central Illinois crime from the 1880s where an ancestor was the victim.
Biographical and Professional Information
Susan Elmore is a veteran genealogist with over 30 years experience in deciphering the past. Her longtime passion for genealogy, history, and true crime was the driving force behind her investigation of the Emma Bond case (Nameless Indignities). She also maintains the rootsweb.com page for the Sabin Family of North America, a database which contains over 46,000 names of the descendants of William Sabin of Rehoboth, MA.
Elmore attended the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana as an art major. She and her husband Dave have lived in northern Illinois, southern California, the Bay area, the Atlanta area, and have recently retired to the small town of Ellijay in the north Georgia mountains.
Nameless Indignities: Unraveling the Mystery of One of Illinois's Most Infamous Crimes, Kent State University Press, 2013
Titles at Your Library
Nameless Indignities: Unraveling the Mystery of One of Illinois's Most Infamous Crimes (True Crime History)
Release Date: 2013-05-15
- Gold medal, Foreword Review's IndieFab awards
- Bronze medal, IPPY awards
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
The author can be contacted through her website: www.namelessindignities.com.
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