Crime Books and Films

Oct 31, 2011
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Special to Crime Magazine:  An excerpt from David A. Gibb’s book, Camouflaged Killer: The Shocking Double Life of Canadian Air Force Colonel Russell Williams.  By day Williams commanded the largest military base in Canada; by night he stalked single women in their...
Oct 10, 2011
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Special to Crime Magazine An excerpt from Scott Bartz’s recently published book, The Tylenol Mafia: Marketing, Murder, and Johnson & Johnson, available at Amazon.com and Barnes&Noble.com. by Scott Bartz Introduction On September 29, 1982, seven people in Chicago...
Sep 12, 2011
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A Predatory Priest by David Margolick is available as a Kindle Single on Amazon.com by David Margolick Hard by the Santa Fe Railroad tracks on the outskirts of Belen, New Mexico, on a rutted gravel driveway flanked by scrubby brush and lonely cottonwoods, Tommy Deary’s...
Jul 18, 2011
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An excerpt from Peter Manso’s recently published book Reasonable Doubt: The Fashion Writer, Cape Cod, and the Trial of Chris McCowen. by Peter Manso Introduction The American murder trial as a metaphor for the nation as a whole has become, in recent years, almost a cliché....
Jul 6, 2011
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Special to Crime Magazine     This is an excerpt from the book, Straight from the Hood: Amazing but True Gangster Tales, by Ron Chepesiuk and Scott Wilson. The book is published by Strategic Media Books (www.strategicmediabooks.com) and is available from the...
Jun 20, 2011
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June 20, 2011 Crime Magazine's Review of True-Crime Books At their best, true-crime books are character studies — getting languorously, even microscopically up close and personal with criminals, victims, witnesses, law-enforcement personnel, and whomever else gets swept up...
May 30, 2011
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May 30, 2011 Crime Magazine's Review of True-Crime Books Identity is a tricky thing. That name, that birthdate, and all those other details allegedly marking you as whom you claim to be are recorded on documents, in files, on cards, and in the archives of every institution...
May 9, 2011
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An excerpt from the book Spinning the Law: Trying Cases in the Court of Public Opinion  by Kendall Coffey The White Bronco People love a good car chase. Or at least television news producers think we do. That's why we're treated to endless coverage of the police...
May 2, 2011
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An excerpt from Dane Batty’s new book: Wanted: Gentleman Bank Robber: The True Story of Leslie Ibsen Rogge, One of the FBI’s Most Elusive Criminals (Nish Publishing, 2011) by Dane Batty My partner, Bo, and I were pretty successful. So much so that we bought a condo in the...
Apr 27, 2011
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  An excerpt from Mel Ayton recently published book Dark Soul of the South – The Life and Crimes of Racist Killer Joseph Paul Franklin by Mel Ayton In 2010 the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for executions to start again in Missouri when it refused to hear the...

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