Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jim Conover  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1940 in Kennett, Missouri

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Illinois Connection

In 1962 Jim moved to Pekin, Illinois where he eventually joined the Police Department and served for 20 years.

Biographical and Professional Information



Bronze award at the 2000 Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival for Screenplay title Major Pauline

Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Greenhorns and killer mountains /
ISBN: 0966947215. OCLC Number: 41586746

Lynch Law Productions,. .

Lynch law /
ISBN: 0966947207. OCLC Number: 41439337

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History of the crimes and subsequent lynching of the Berry Gang of Tazewell, County, Illinois.

Slayer of innocence /
ISBN: 096694724X. OCLC Number: 785572908

Lynch Law Productions,. .

Slayer of Innocence details the investigation of the disappearence and murders of several young boys throughout the midwest during the 1970?s. The book follows in first hand the author and lead detective Jim Conover as he and other detectives investigate, pursue and arrest a far ranging, deranged railroad hobo nick-named Freight Train that finally puts a stop to the murders. Slayer of Innocence also contains tips on what to do to make kidnapping your child more difficult for predator pedophiles.