Crime Books and Films

 
January 30 2012, 1 Comment
Special to Crime Magazine An excerpt from the recently released book Scapegoat: The Chino Hills Murders and the Framing of Kevin Cooper by J. Patrick O’Connor, editor of Crime Magazine. ...
 
July 23 2012, 0 Comments
While conspiracy theories abound, the murders of two of rap’s biggest stars go unsolved. by Cathy Scott Just before 3 p.m. on a spring afternoon in May 1998, a car drove up to a crowded car wash...
 
July 5 2012, 0 Comments
Special to Crime Magazine An excerpt from The Case of the Drowning Men: Investigating the Smiley Face Serial Murder Theory by Eponymous Rox. The police are calling them accidents. They say young...
 
November 7 2012, 0 Comments
Facing the U.S. Prison Problem 2.3 Million Strong is a massive, thoughtful book written by someone from inside "the belly of the beast," who knows from years of personal experience what works and...
 
November 30 2009, 0 Comments
Special to Crime Magazine (This excerpt is from Ron Chepesiuk’s book, Gangsters of Miami, True Tales of Mobsters, Gamblers, Hitmen, Con Men and Gang Bangers from the Magic City, which Barricade...
 
September 2 2013, 0 Comments
An edited extract from Cold Case Files: Past crimes solved by new forensic science – winner of Australia’s 2012 Davitt Award for best true crime book and available for Kindle in the United States...

American Assassins – The “Copycat Effect” and the Longing for Fame

April 14 2014, 0 Comments
This article is adapted from Mel Ayton’s latest book, Hunting the President, an examination of plots, threats and assassination attempts against American presidents. The book was published by...

Ban the Booze: Prohibition in the Rockies

January 27 2014, 0 Comments
Jan. 27, 2014An excerpt from Ban the Booze: Prohibition in the Rockies by Betty Alt and Sandra Wells.The authors take a brief look at the 18 years of Prohibition in Colorado.  Its pages cover...

The Rough Guide To True Crime

December 30 2013, 0 Comments
Dec. 30, 2013An excerpt from The Rough Guide To True Crime by Cathy Scott, featuring Pablo Escobar, the Lucchese Family, and the hunt for Jimmy Hoffa’s body. by Cathy ScottOrganized CrimeDrugs,...
Mon, 09/24/2012 - 14:06
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Sept. 24 2012An excerpt from Seth Ferranti’s upcoming book on street gangs, Street Legends Vol. 3. The book chronicles the story of the Supreme Team from its inception to its fall to its rise again. This legendary crew was organized in the early 1980s in Baisley Park Houses in...
Mon, 09/10/2012 - 07:15
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Sept. 10, 2012Although some radicals have championed the dissolution of the family, it is, in varying forms, an institution deeply ingrained into every human society. It survives because it is necessary for the upbringing of children and because humans of both genders crave...
Mon, 07/23/2012 - 22:09
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While conspiracy theories abound, the murders of two of rap’s biggest stars go unsolved. by Cathy Scott Just before 3 p.m. on a spring afternoon in May 1998, a car drove up to a crowded car wash on a street corner in Compton, California. An argument broke out between two...
Thu, 07/05/2012 - 09:58
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Special to Crime Magazine An excerpt from The Case of the Drowning Men: Investigating the Smiley Face Serial Murder Theory by Eponymous Rox. The police are calling them accidents. They say young men are simply drinking too much and meeting a tragic end in icy lakes and...
Tue, 07/03/2012 - 10:55
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July 3, 2012 An edited extract from Cold Case Files: Past crimes solved by new forensic science – available for Kindle in the United States on amazon.com. Hard copies available at www.panmacillan.com.au by Liz Porter Mark Chrystie relished the challenge of hunting criminals with...
Tue, 06/26/2012 - 13:08
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June 26, 2012 Special to Crime Magazine   An excerpt from The Charmer: The True Story of Robert Reldan – Rapist, Murderer, and Millionaire – and the Women who Fell Victim to his Allure (Title Town Publishing, 2012, available in soft cover at major book stores and in Kindle...
Mon, 06/18/2012 - 11:38
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June 18, 2012 Special to Crime Magazine An excerpt from The Millionaire’s Wife: The True Story of a Real Estate Tycoon, his Beautiful Mistress, and a Marriage that Ended in Murder by Cathy Scott. (St. Martin’s Press True Crime Library, March, 2012.) by Cathy Scott Chapter 1: A...
Wed, 05/23/2012 - 22:12
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May 24, 2012 Special to Crime Magazine An excerpt from Jack the Ripper: The Hand of a Woman by John Morris. No case in criminal history has spurred more theories as to the identity of the killer than the one known as Jack the Ripper.  Up until now the identity of the...
Mon, 05/21/2012 - 12:08
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May 21, 2012 by Evan Whitton The lawyer-run adversary system used in Britain and its former colonies, including the United States, India, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia does not try to find the truth. It is the only system which conceals evidence. Our Corrupt Legal...
Mon, 05/14/2012 - 11:19
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May 14, 2012 Special to Crime Magazine This is an excerpt from The Kalinka Affair by Joshua Hammer. The full ebook single is available for sale from The Atavist, through Kindle Singles, iBooks, The Atavist app,and other outlets via The Atavist website. When André Bamberski...

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