Adam Selzer

Adam Selzer is the host of the Mysterious Chicago blog, podcasts, and tours, and he regularly tells Chicago history stories for WGN radio and for websites such as and Atlas Obscura. He has spent many years researching the more gruesome side of Chicago’s history: criminals, ghost stories, gangsters, mysteries, and folklore.

  • H.H. Holmes

    By Adam Selzer

    Read by David Bendena

    The True History of the White City Devil

    Discover the truth behind the killing spree that peaked during the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago.

    "Erik Larson brought the serial killer H. H. Holmes to the general reading public’s attention in The Devil in the White City. But where Larson leaves off, Adam Selzer picks up, filling in gaps, replacing legend with fact, and debunking myths...A fascinating read!" - Mike Farris, author of A Death in the Islands

    Released April 4, 2017
    English, Unabridged