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Welcome to HistoricalCrimeDetective.com [Est. 2013], where you will discover forgotten crimes and criminals lost to history. This blog is the official website for true crime writer Jason Lucky Morrow, author of four books including the popular series: Famous Crimes the World Forgot, Volume I and Volume II. Please follow us on Facebook, for updates. Contact me here for questions or comments.


Archive for 'New Books'

New Book: Murder & Mayhem in Boston

“Murder & Mayhem in Boston: Historic Crimes in the Hub,” a new book by Christopher Daley, contains nine riveting chapters exposing the dark underbelly of Boston.  Daley chronicles the history of murder in Boston from the mid-nineteenth century up until the 1970’s.  Most of the cases are unknown today but in their time, they were […]

New Book: The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America’s First Serial Killer, by Skip Hollandsworth

HCD Review: This is the best historical true crime book of 2016. Some authors crank out books, some of them write books, and an elite few craft a great book over years of unimaginable diligence and Skip Hollandsworth has produced a new American classic. I read it this weekend and I can tell you that […]

New Book: In the Company of Evil:
Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980

Inside Look at Serial Killers, Assassins, Bank Robbers, and More Crime Overviews, Evidence Gathered, and Theories for Solutions California’s picturesque shores have always been a magnet for outcasts and criminals. Read about 64 of the most horrifying crimes ever committed in The Golden State, from the early 1950s into the 1980s. These accounts tell of […]

New Book: Gitchie Girl

[The following information was provided by the authors.] Gitchie Girl is a fast-paced, quick read at 164 pages that has been on several #1 true crime national bestseller lists since its January 2016 release. It profiles one of the most heinous mass murders in the Midwest. What happened at Gitchie Manitou State Park over a […]

Dark Bayou: Infamous Louisiana Homicides

If you’re from Louisiana or love Louisiana like I do, you’ll want to read this book. It’s from a great team of authors who know their history well. Great stories of murder and mayhem with a gumbo flavor. This collection chronicles the most mysterious, bizarre and often overlooked homicides in Louisiana history. Drawing on contemporary […]