This is the pin the Victims advocate handed out it was in honor of the girls.
The Panel, left to right Bob Crowder, Sheriff of Martin County, Joe Crankshaw, Journalist, Bob Stone, Former Prosecutor who prosecuted Schaefer, Yvonne Mason, Author of Silent Scream, Bruce Colton State Attorney and former co-counsel for Schaefer.
If you live on the East Coast of Florida please join me on March 7th. I will be at a book fair in Cocoa Beach, Florida selling my books and speaking about Silent Scream my true crime documentary about the victims of Gerard Schaefer Florida's first serial killer. I will be speaking at 4:00pm
BREVARD AUTHORS BOOK FAIR
Where: Central Brevard Library, Forrest Ave, Cocoa, Fl
When: Sat., March 7th, 2009, - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Added by Yvonne Mason on January 20, 2009 at 12:22pm —
Silent Scream is listed on the Preditors and Editors site for Novel of the Year. Currently it is sitting in 9th place. I have until hte 14th to get it to number one. It would be so great if we could get it there. It would mean that the girls are being heard even better.
Here is the link please if you haven't voted please vote and then tell others- Help the girls with their voice.
Please give the girls a voice. Help them be… Continue
Added by Yvonne Mason on January 8, 2009 at 11:28pm —
I've just finished Silent Scream, Yvonne. I read your book in one day and I can honestly say it is one of the most incredible, frightening and compelling books I've ever read. And you put my words on the back cover, too! My goodness. I'm so very honored. Thank you for doing that.
You know, when I picked up Silent Scream this morning, I sort of paged through it from the back to the front, as my mother often… Continue
Added by Yvonne Mason on December 12, 2008 at 10:57am —
When I first started researching this book- my husband who worked the crime of Georgia Jessup and Susan Place told me he didn't know just how many people would be interested in a 34 year old crime. I told him that I had a feeling about this. So I continued with my quest. As it turned out not only were people interested, but those who worked all of the crimes and are still alive were more than willing to help me with this book.
Since last week… Continue
Added by Yvonne Mason on December 9, 2008 at 8:11am —
It was a time of innocence, a time of hippies, flower children and the Age of Aquarius. A time when young people felt free to roam about the countryside hitchhiking without fear. A time when law enforcement was trusted by the people they were sworn to protect and serve. That time was shattered by one of law enforcements own. His name was Gerard Schaefer. He was a former Wilton Manors, Florida Police Officer who lied his way into the office of the… Continue
Added by Yvonne Mason on December 1, 2008 at 9:06am —
Popular Florida Author Yvonne Mason will be making a personal apperance at Circle Books in Sarasota Florida on November 8,2008 from 11:00am- 1:00pm to sign her lates releases Brilliant Insanity and Silent Scream. She will also have her first release Stan's Story A Touch of Love. A true story of a young man's success at a time when failure was the only option for the challenged. She will take you into Stan's life from beginning to present in such a way you come away with a better understanding… Continue
Added by Yvonne Mason on October 20, 2008 at 3:06am —
Louis Reinhart has five days to live before he is injected with the lethal cocktail. Louis Reinhart has been given permission to tell the world his side of the story.
The story which was not allowed to be told in court.
The Fort Pierce Sentinel has agreed to send a reporter to interview Reinhart. However, Reinhart has been very specific as to which reporter he will agree to talk to.
Her name is Mandy McQuaid. She is a rookie… Continue
Added by Yvonne Mason on October 1, 2008 at 10:05am —
For Immediate Release:
Lulu.com is pleased to announce the release of local Florida Author Yvonne Mason’s true crime book Silent Scream. In 1972 Martin County Deputy Gerard Schaefer was arrested for the aggravated assault of two young women by the name of Nancy Trotter and Pamela Wells. They were the lucky ones. They got away.
April 1,1973 the bodies of two more young women named . Georgia Jessup and Susan Place were found on South… Continue
Added by Yvonne Mason on October 1, 2008 at 9:30am —
I know this space is supposed to be for true crime- But I just had to share something that happened to me about an hour ago.
I was sitting at my desk on my back deck and doing research for my book and building my page here when guests arrived.
That in itself is not something out of this world.However, what transpired was over the top.
Let me just digress. A couple of weeks ago a couple came to our house to see who had put up the portico on our front porch. I told them our… Continue