Michigan's Most Dangerous Women

January 14, 2020, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Rochester Hills Public Library

Adult

The Rochester Hills Public Library will host “Michigan's Most Dangerous Women” with true-crime author Tobin Buhk. The program will explore some of the wildest women in the history of the Great Lakes State. Take a peek behind the walls of the old Detroit House of Corrections, Michigan’s only penal institution for women. Meet a serial poisoner who killed over a dozen people because she wanted to dress in black and attend the funerals. Discover a con artist knows as “Queen of the Underworld,” and find out why a wife used an ax to sever her marriage. Meet these and other wild and intriguing characters in this fascinating talk about a unique segment of Michigan history. Buhk is a freelance author specializing in true crime stories. He is the author of several novels about past crimes. Registration is required for this program and open to library cardholders. For more information, visit calendar.rhpl.org.