Archive for 'New Books'
Famous Crimes the World Forgot Published in Czech Republic
In January of this year, I was contacted by the Omega publishing company in the Czech Republic about acquiring the Czech language rights to my December 2014 book, Famous Crimes the World Forgot: Ten Vintage True Crime Stories Rescued from Obscurity. Since it is an independently published book, I found this to be a great […]
Posted: November 12th, 2016 under New Books, Recent News.
New Book: Unwanted: A Murder Mystery of the Gilded Age, by Andrew Young
A Sensational Crime and Trial that Confronted Racism, Sexism, and Privilege as America Took to the World Stage On the foggy, cold morning of February 1, 1896, a boy came upon what he thought was a pile of clothes. It was soon discovered to be the headless body of a young woman, brutally butchered and […]
Posted: October 27th, 2016 under New Books.
New Book: Suburban Nightmares: Australian True Crime Stories, by Emily Webb
Australian journalist and true crime author, Emily Webb, has recently released her third true crime book with Suburban Nightmares: Australian True Crime Stories, which features 28 incredible true crime stories most Americans have never heard about. And, of course, the very first chapter is about an American who killed a girl with a crossbow. Yes, […]
Posted: August 18th, 2016 under New Books.
New Book: Terror in Ypsilanti : John Norman Collins Unmasked
Terror in Ypsilanti:John Norman Collins Unmasked (TIY) is a true crime account of the sex-slayings of seven young women in Washtenaw County, Michigan. Between the summers of 1967 through 1969, a predatory killer stalked the campuses of Eastern Michigan University and the University of Michigan looking for prey, until he made the arrogant mistake of […]
Posted: August 3rd, 2016 under New Books.
Tags: 1960s, Michigan, Serial Killer
New Book: Memphis Vice, 1863: An Untold Story of the Civil War
Not all crime books are about murder or serial killers. Some of the most intriguing ones are about other subjects like gambling, Ocean 11 type heists, bank robbers, con men, spies, and other non-violent crimes. And there is also prostitution. Veteran historical true crime writer, Tobin Buhk, author of eight books including the popular, True […]
Posted: July 20th, 2016 under New Books.
Tags: 1800s, Civil War, Prostitution
New Book, Ted Bundy: A Visual Timeline
Ted Bundy: A Visual Timeline is aimed at students of psychology, criminology and neuroscience who are interested in trying to further their understanding of psychopathy in general and Ted Bundy in particular. The book gathers together all the available important information on Ted’s life and lays it out on a visual timeline in exhaustive detail. […]
Posted: May 21st, 2016 under New Books.
Tags: 1970s, Serial Killer
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 […]
Posted: May 14th, 2016 under New Books.
Tags: Massachusetts, Murder, Serial Killer
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 […]
Posted: April 5th, 2016 under New Books.
Tags: 1800s, Serial Killer, Texas
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 […]
Posted: March 26th, 2016 under New Books.
Tags: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, California
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 […]
Posted: February 10th, 2016 under New Books.