Christine Wicker was raised in Oklahoma, Texas and other parts of the South. During her 17 years at The Dallas Morning News, she was a feature writer, columnist and religion reporter. Her work took her from demonstrations in Nairobi to peace communes in Belfast. She slept in Mexican chicken shacks, trailed homeless people through Dallas alleys and tracked down East Germans who had worked for the Communist secret police. She covered Lady Diana's funeral in England and Pope John II's historic visit to Cuba.
Her first book was a true crime tale co-authored with a Dallas street cop named John Matthews. Matthews solved one of the city's most gruesome serial killing sprees: three prostitutes whose eyes were removed by the killer after they were murdered. The book, which came out in paperback, was entitled The Eyeball Killer.Her second book was a spiritual autobiography called God Knows My Heart. She is also the author ofLily Dale: The True Story of the Town that Talks to the Dead.
Ian welcomed writer Christine Wicker, who discussed her work as a religion reporter for The Dallas Morning News as well as her research into spiritualism and magic, which she defined as "all those things that science will not allow us to believe anymore."