Author writes about the murder of her brother

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis businesswoman who usually sells books as the co-owner of Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi is now an author.

“Flying Shoes,” by Lisa Howorth, delves into her family’s dark past but is still filled with humor.

The book is based on the real life molestation and murder of author Howorth’s stepbrother on Mother’s Day in 1966.

News of the killing made national headlines.

The crime was never solved.

Howorth tackles the tough subject matter with wit and courage.

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