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Jim Conover

Born: 1940 in Kennett, Missouri
Pen Name: None

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

Biography: N/A

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

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Young adult readers

Jim Conover on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Greenhorns and killer mountains /
ISBN: 0966947215 OCLC: 41586746

Lynch Law Productions, Pekin, Ill. : ©1999.

Lynch law /
ISBN: 0966947207 OCLC: 41439337

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

Slayer of innocence /
ISBN: 096694724X OCLC: 785572908

Lynch Law Productions, Pekin, Ill. : ©2003.

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.