'The Square Magazine' interviews author Daniel J. Duke and publishes his article concerning outlaws, treasures, the Knights Templar and more...
The Mysterious Life and Faked Death of Jesse James
A deep investigation into historical documents that prove the notorious outlaw Jesse James faked his own death.
Book Review: The Mysterious Life and Faked Death of Jesse James
Daniel and Teresa Duke, children of the late Betty Dorsett Duke (also an author of several well-known Jesse James’ works), have come together to produce the newest in a James’ book series that breaths new life into the outlaw’s rich history.
“If that was Jesse James…I’m the Queen of May.”
After browsing through some of the many files my family has accumulated over the years, I wanted to post somet notes from my late mother, author and great granddaughter of Jesse James, Betty Dorsett Duke. On April 3, 1882 Zerelda was asked to identify the reported body of Jesse James and upon viewing it said,... Continue Reading →
The Book Signing at Barnes & Noble
My first book signing event is slated for this coming Saturday, August 17th at Barnes & Noble in Austin, Texas. This happens to be the same Barnes & Noble (see directions below) that my late mother, author, and great granddaughter of the Old West outlaw Jesse James, Betty Dorsett Duke, had her first book signing at, which makes it all the more special to me.
If you're in the area, please stop by and I will be more than happy to sign a copy of my book, 'Jesse James and the Lost Templar Treasure' for you.
I wanted to share with you, one of many memories I have of my late mother; author and great granddaughter of the outlaw Jesse James, Betty Dorsett Duke, who passed away in 2015. I've spent a lot of time looking back through the years and remembering her; helping her research and watching her write three... Continue Reading →
Jesse James’ DNA
My late mother, Betty Dorsett Duke had written this several years before she passed and she added even more info in her books. Betty Dorsett Duke proved that the 1995 exhumation of the alleged grave of Jesse James, in Kearney, Missouri, proved absolutely nothing. In honor of my late mother, and in continuing her work,... Continue Reading →
Continuing the Work
Going through some old photographs today and found one I wanted to share. Here's a photo of my late mother and author, Betty Dorsett Duke with our family friend, the late George Roming. This photo was taken sometime around the year 2000. George Roming was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Freemason, Shriner, World War II veteran and many other things as... Continue Reading →
Flashback to 1997 – ‘Body of Evidence’ by Anne Dingus of Texas Monthly Magazine — The Outlaw Jesse James
Originally posted on The Outlaw Jesse James website: Here's a great old article from Anne Dingus of Texas Monthly magazine. Betty Dorsett Duke has come a long way since then. 'Body of Evidence' "Could Jesse James be buried in Falls County? A Central Texan who claims to be his descendant has unearthed some startling new... Continue Reading →
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