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In August 1990, at the beginning of the fall semester, five college students were brutally slain in their southwest Gainesville, Florida apartments. An unknown killer, or killers, paralyzed the city for months.  As the police searched for clues, Helen Baxter performed her own investigation with the help of several unusual sources: Psychics.


Convincing members of the task force to use information gleaned from psychic intuition proved to be difficult but ultimately led Helen, a team of investigators, and two psychics down a frightening path of discovery.


Would the psychics be able to provide the police with enough credible information to stop the killing?


Helen Baxter was certain of one thing: some experiences defy explanation.

Echoes from the Mind: The Psychic and the Gainesville Student Murders

  • The people, places, and events described in this book are real. However, the author has changed the names and identifying characteristics of most of the people referenced in this story to protect their privacy. The author has relied on the memories of those who shared their experiences to make this story as accurate as possible. Events, conversations and timelines have been recreated from interviews, personal notes, conflicting newspaper and media accounts, police reports and, of course, psychics. Any errors are the sole responsibility of the author.


    Copyright ©2016 Susan Waller Lehmann


    All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means without prior written permission from the author, except for the use of brief quotations in a book review.


    The poem “Gemini” by Daniel Harold Rolling is courtesy of, and copyrighted by Sondra London.


    Cover design by Peter Lehmann. Edited by Vince Font.


    Library of Congress Control Number: 2017900245

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