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Posts Tagged: true crime

Yes, you read that right. No, it’s not a typo. Between 1964-65, six women were murdered, their bodies found around the Thames River. All were prostitutes. All had been strangled and left naked. Because of their locations and similarity to the Jack the Ripper case, the unidentified assailant was given the nicknamed Jack the stripper. … Read the rest
No, we’re not talking about the iconic scene from The Shining (although that still sends chills down my spine). Today’s topic is the brand new Investigation Discovery show, Redrum, and its first case. I’ve been seeing previews for Redrum for a few weeks, so with all the hype, I had high expectations. For the most … Read the rest
Today’s Thriller Thursday features two current cases, one local (Iowa) and the other national. Iowa City, Iowa On January 3, Kirk Levin, age 21 was arrested and charged with murdering his mother and kidnapping another woman within hours of his release from prison on New Year’s Day. Levin was arrested on kidnapping charges after a … Read the rest
Welcome to my first edition of Twisted Facts! As most of you know, I’m a research nerd. Mondays will be about whatever odd fact on history, crime, technology and whatever else catches my eye. Dumb crime and bonehead criminals are a favorite topic for me. With all the cruelty in this world and the topics I … Read the rest
Because I’m going to be inundating you with posts about INTO THE DARK’s blog tour, my Thriller Thursday posts are going to be short and sweet for a while. For the next few weeks, I’m stealing Catie Rhodes‘ idea of talking about my favorite true crime television shows. This week’s victim is A&E’s Cold Case … Read the rest
With Into The Dark’s blog tour in full swing, I’m going to be doing something different with Thriller Thursdays the next few weeks. A lot of the posts will be short and sweet, featuring unsolved crimes. Today I’m reblogging a great post by my friend and critique partner Catie Rhodes. It’s an intense but fascinating … Read the rest
Welcome back to old-school Thriller Thursdays! Even though Thriller Extravaganza was a huge success, I’ve missed writing about true crime. And since it’s September and I love themes, I’ve got a great one for this month: Serial September. That’s right, this month we’re going to be looking at serial killers–but not the usual suspects. We’re … Read the rest