Sally J. Ling


I am known as Florida's History Detective and write historic fiction and non-fiction books, concentrating on obscure or little known stories about Florida. As a journalist for several South Florida magazines and former special correspondent for the Sun Sentinel newspaper, I have written hundreds of articles about high profile events, organizations and people.

My books include:
The Twelfth Stone: A Shea Baker Mystery (Volume 3)
The Spear of Destiny: A Shea Baker Mystery (Volume 2)
The Cloak: A Shea Baker Mystery (Volume 3)
Who Killed Leno and Louise Lazzari?
Phillips Great Adventures: Spies, Root Beer and Alligators

Al Capone's Miami: Paradise or Purgatory?
Sailin' on the Stranahan (commissioned coffee table book)
Out of Mind, Out of Sight: The Revealing History of the Florida State Hospital at Chattahoochee and Mental Health Care in Florida
Run the Rum In - South Florida during Prohibition
A History of Boca Raton
Small Town, Big Secrets: Inside the Boca Raton Army Air Firld during WWII (First and Second Editions)
Fund Raising With Golf

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