True Crime Books by Jason Lucky Morrow

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.


Tag: Murder

New Kindle Book from HCD: ’15 Detective Stories by the Police Captains of New York, 1888′ with Preview Chapter

Today, May 28, 2020, I am happy to announce that Historical Crime Detective Publishing has released a new Kindle book, 15 Detective Stories by the Police Captains of New York, 1888. A description of the book and link to purchase are available via the link above, and links further below, along with a preview chapter […]

Mugshot Monday! The Redemption of Wilbert Rideau, 1961

In 1961, nineteen-year-old Wilbert Rideau shot and killed Lake Charles bank teller Julia Fergusen, who was twenty-years-old. Rideau’s first trial included an all-white, all-male jury who sentenced him to death. That verdict, and two more which came in 1964 and 1970, were eventually overturned on constitutional grounds. Nevertheless, he remained on death row until 1972. […]

Mug Shot Monday! J.D. & George Dowdy, 1948

In late October 1948, Hattiesburg, Mississippi house painter Walter Dorman, 42 or 44, was vacationing at a fishing camp near Tallulah, in the northeast corner of the Louisiana (near the Mississippi River, Mississippi Delta, and Lake Providence). The fishing camp was owned and operated by George Dowdy, 68, and his son, J.D. Dowdy, 23, a […]

Mug Shot Monday! Arthur Leroy Antoine, 1928, &
Volume II of ‘Vintage True Crime Stories’ TBR this Saturday!

  IN THE 1920s, Arthur Leroy Antoine was an auto-mechanic with a wife and two children. For twelve years, he moved his family from town to town, getting one job after another, always looking for something better and never satisified with what he had. In 1928, he was living in Oakland when he applied that […]

How to Get a Free CD with 35 Vintage True Crime Magazines

Update: October 3, 2018 I want to offer my sincere appreciation to Ron, Jenn, Larry, Sarah, Mia, Howard, & Steve who all took the time to write an Amazon review after reading HCD’s new book, “Vintage True Crime Stories: An Anthology of Forgotten Tales of Muder & Mayhem, Vol I.” As I promised to them, […]