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Best New True Crime Website of 2016

The Rabbit Hole The term “rabbit hole” has several definitions, but #3 in the Urban Dictionary describes the internet’s best new true crime website. To go down a never ending tunnel with many twists and turns on the internet, never truly arriving at a final destination, yet just finding more tunnels. Clicking one link, then […]

Author Sarah Weinman’s Article on 1903 Mass Murder in Winfield, Kansas

Here is a good article from writer Sarah Weinman on Buzzfeed.com: “Massacre on Ninth and Main.” Summary: On August 13, 1903, Gilbert Twigg opened fire during a concert in Winfield, Kansas, killing nine and injuring dozens. There was no motive, and no one had ever seen anything like it before, or for decades after. Yet […]

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 […]

The Longest Prison Sentences Ever Served

Ever wondered who has served the longest prison sentence in US history and how long it was? How about in the entire world? Who, how long and where? And what was it like to give up more than six decades of your life? What happens to a person who serves 60-plus years in prison? In […]

“Public Morals” – 1960s Cop Show

A new cop show set in the 1960s. “Public Morals,” Premieres Tuesday, August 25 at 10/9c on TNT Public Morals is an upcoming American police drama set in New York City in the 1960s. The series will focus on the police department’s Public Morals Division and its officers’ attempts to deal with vice in the […]

August Maternity Leave

August Maternity Leave (or whatever they call it for men). Paternity Leave? For those of you that have known me awhile, last November my wife and I tried IVF to get pregnant. With only one good embryo, it worked. Tomorrow evening, our OB/GYN will induce labor and our daughter, Alison, should be born sometime on […]

Deadly Hero Reviewed on True Crime Reader

True Crime Reader is a blog dedicated to the genre of true crime – reviews, news and film and television adaptations. It is managed by Australian True Crime author, journalist, wife and busy mom, Emily Webb. If True Crime Reader says your book is good, it means something. Recently, TCR posted a very nice and […]

The Queen of True Crime is Dead. Ann Rule, 1930-2015.

  The Queen of True Crime is Dead. Ann Rule, 1930-2015. Thank you, Ann, for all that you have given us. Rest in Peace. Story —###—  

04/24/2015 Crime Book Lottery Ends

Congratulations go to Richard, Stacey Matchen, Irene Dunbar, and Bast, whose guesses of 402, 386, 386, and 374 make them the winners of our 4/24/2015 Crime Book Lottery. They came closest to the winning number of 408 selected by Random.org. I would like to thank everyone for playing and their subscription to HistoricalCrimeDetective.com. If you […]

4/3/2015 Lottery Ends, Winner Announced

Congratulations go to Jessica Zastoupil who is the winner of our 4/3/2015 Crime Book Lottery. Her guess of 177 was closest to the number selected by Random.org which was 180. A screenshot of this number is posted below. I would like to thank everyone for playing and for their subscription to HistoricalCrimeDetective.com