Tuesday 13 December 2022

Cold Cases Solved Volume 5


18 Baffling True Crime Cold Cases, including;

Snapshots from Hell: Two adults are dead; two teenagers are missing. The case goes unsolved until rumors begin to surface of a macabre collection of Polaroids.

Poetry in Justice: A brilliant chemist is murdered while working on a new DNA method. Years later, that very technology will trap her killer.

After the Fire: Donald had only just met Judith when he asked her to marry him. He barely lived long enough to regret his mistake.

The Killer Upstairs: The man at the door said that he lived upstairs and asked if he could borrow a cup of sugar. Felicia let him in. That was a mistake.

Evil Eyes: A savage murder in a small town goes unsolved for decades. When the killer’s identity is finally uncovered, it will leave the community stunned.

Goodbye, Krystal Jean: Krystal Jean bore a stunning resemblance to her famous aunt, Marilyn Monroe. Like Marilyn, she’d meet a tragic end.

Living the Low Life: The discovery of charred bones solves a decade old missing person case. But does the hiker who found them know more than he’s saying?

Repertoire of Lies: Jane never expected to love again after the sudden death of her husband. But then there was Tom. Smooth-talking Tom. Lying Tom.


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 Cold Cases: Solved! Volume 5

Wednesday 30 November 2022

Murder Most Vile Volume 42


18 Shocking True Crime Murder Cases From Around The World, including;

Five Puzzle Pieces: A complicated investigation spanning over a decade. Meticulous police work will finally crack it… with a little help from the victim.

Taxi Driver: He had the perfect cover for a serial killer. Victims got willingly into his taxi cab. Some never got out.

A Pathetic Kind of Evil: A born loser, desperately clinging to a failing romance; two innocence kids who he sees as an encumbrance; a sickening solution.

The Only Way Out: As a cop, he swore to uphold the law. As a husband and father, he promised to love and to cherish. He did neither.

Flesh for Fantasy: The victim wanted to fulfil a lifelong ambition, to be killed, butchered, and eaten. Is it still murder under those circumstances?

Mommy Loves You: Alice had a love for her son that bordered on the romantic. Woe betide the woman who tried to usurp her in his affections.

The Hunchback of York Street: Two little girls fall into the clutches of a cannibalistic pedophile in this gothic horror from Old England.

The Preacher from Hell: The Reverend knew his Bible well. He’d yet to encounter a sin in it that he hadn’t committed.


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Friday 4 November 2022

Serial Killers Unsolved Volume 3


18 Shocking Cases of Serial Killers Who Have Never Been Caught, including;

The Freeway Phantom: From the heyday of serial murder comes this terrifying tale, of a monster who lured and murdered little girls.

The Redhead Murders: He had a preference for redheads and a penchant for murder. He may have been a trucker. He was definitely a monster.

Stoneman: The killer had a unique method of mayhem, heavy stones, dropped from a height onto unsuspecting victims.

The Honolulu Strangler: The setting was breathtaking, the killings incredibly ugly. From the beautiful state of Hawaii, a brutal tale of serial homicide.

The Toronto Hospital Baby Murders: A monster is stalking the hallowed halls of a prestigious Toronto hospital, preying on the most innocent of victims.

The Lisbon Ripper: Someone is killing the sex workers of Lisbon, someone armed with a scalpel… and an unrivalled bloodlust.

The Toledo Clubber: He was known as ‘the Clubber’ for the weapon he carried, a carved hunk of wood wielded to deadly effect.

The Doodler: The killer enjoyed drawing sketches of potential victims. Later, he’d paint the walls with their blood.


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Sunday 2 October 2022

Murder Most Vile Volume 41


18 Shocking True Crime Murder Cases From Around The World, including;

Grave Danger: A prolific serial rapist is sowing terror in the City of Brotherly Love. How long before he kills someone?

Little Detectives: The killer thought he’d gotten away with murder. He should have known that children see things; children hear things; children talk.

Old Habits Die Hard: Tony Ayers had killed before, serving 19 years for the crime. Now he’s back on the street, still angry, still dangerous.

Tragedy at Gander Lake: A day at the lake turns tragic when two little girls end up dead in the water. Was it an accident or was it murder?

An Act of War: After suffering years of abuse at the hands of his father, Eric decides to strike back…with a unique method of murder.

Killing is My Business: He saw himself as a big time gangster, on par with the Krays. The crime he committed was certainly worthy of that bloodthirsty pair.

A Bad Day on Good Lane: Kathryn Schoch has suffered a terrible tragedy, the loss of a beloved child. It’s a loss that she’s not willing to bear alone.

Perchance to Die: It was a silly argument, one that no one could recall the cause of anymore. It would cost a young woman her life.


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Saturday 27 August 2022

Cold Cases Solved Volume 4


18 Baffling True Crime Cold Cases, including;

Evil Never Sleeps
: A sweet five-year-old is savagely assaulted and killed. Police are desperate to catch the monster who did this. Justice will be a slow burn.

A Walk in the Park: The killer thought that he’d gotten away with his savage act of mayhem. Unfortunately for him, he’d left behind one small clue.

All This Time: Edward was a grandfather, a churchgoer, a pillar of the community. He also had a former life… with some dark secrets.

Never Give Up: When a savage rape-slaying goes unsolved, it looks like a killer will get away with murder. Not if the victim’s sister can help it.

The Wish List: A talented, free-spirited artist meets a grisly end in her San Francisco apartment. Decades later, a very unlikely suspect emerges.

Letters to a Killer: The killer was sitting on death row, convicted of another crime. Why then, would he not confess to this one?

Barely Human: Lucille was a compassionate person, always willing to help a stranger in need. Sometimes your good deeds come back to hurt you.

The Secret Life of a Sociopath: He was a larger-than-life character whose story sounds like a Hollywood movie script. He was also a cold-hearted killer.

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 Cold Cases: Solved! Volume 4

Killer Kids Volume 10

 22 shocking true stories of kids who kill, including;

Ruby Thomas:
A man is beaten to death in broad daylight at one of London’s most popular tourist attractions. His killer? A teenaged beautician.

Nathaniel Berhow:
Today is Nathaniel Berhow’s 16th birthday. He’s celebrating it by bringing a gun to school.

Christian Romero:
Two men are shot to death at a suburban home. But who killed them? Surely it couldn’t be the householder’s 8-year-old son.

Ashleigh Dye:
A mother and daughter at odds over the girl’s choice of boyfriend; a conflict about to escalate into violence. One of them won’t survive.

Andrew Conley:
Some kids worship sporting icons or rock stars. Andrew’s hero was television’s favorite serial killer, Dexter.

Katrina Sarkissian:
A petty squabble at a house party escalates into a confrontation between teenaged girls. Both of them will end up dead.

Ove Andersson:
A cowboy-obsessed teen is ejected from a school dance. A short time later, he returns…with a gun.

Darren Huenemann:
Darren was in a hurry for his inheritance. Perhaps a pair of teenaged assassins can speed the process along.

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Sunday 31 July 2022

Deadly Women Volume 13

20 classic true crime cases of women who kill, including;

Alice Arden:
Alice wanted out of the marriage; Thomas was against a divorce. Never mind, there are other ways to rid oneself of an unwanted spouse.

Shirley Allen:
A deadly Black Widow, Allen sent three husbands to an early grave. Her weapons of choice? Arsenic-spiked Tylenol and anti-freeze.

Dorice “Dee Dee” Moore:
Abraham had never won a thing in his life until the day he landed a $30 million Lotto. But here’s the thing with that much money. It draws out the predators.

Shelly Arndt:
Opposites may attract but they can also repel. And when one of those involved is an abusive drunk, the warning signs are not to be ignored.

Rena Salmon:
When Rena’s marriage was falling apart, her best friend, Lorna, was a shoulder to cry on. Now Lorna is dating Rena’s ex and Rena is none too happy about it.

Betty Neumar:
A man is shot to death in an apparent robbery. Then detectives make a startling discovery. The grieving widow has been down this road before.

Lois Jurgens:
She was a prim, Catholic wife, house-proud to a fault. She was also a sadistic monster, who brutalized the unfortunate children in her care.

Lisa Segotta:
A cheating wife, a hen-pecked lover and a $750,000 insurance policy are the key ingredients in this real-life take on a classic film noir.

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Deadly Women Volume 13

Wednesday 13 July 2022

Murder Most Vile Volume 40


18 Shocking True Crime Murder Cases From Around The World, including;

The Needle and the Damage Done: A male nurse with a well-worked date-rape routine. It worked until it didn’t. Then someone ended up dead.

Rest Now, My Love: His daughter had been murdered. Andre Bamberski knew it and he wasn’t going to rest until her killer was brought to justice.

Behind Closed Doors: Lance was a multi-millionaire bachelor who enjoyed playing the field. This time, he’s hooked up with a psycho.

Black Flag: Poor and desperate, Jessie King struck on the idea of taking babies in for money. Her lover had a better idea. Kill the kids and pocket the cash.

Head Over Heels: Money and marital problems had driven Ken to the edge of despair. Then another piece of bad news arrived to tip him over the edge.

A Woman Scorned: Kaitlyn was a young woman with a unique philosophy in life. If you can’t be with the one you love, destroy what they hold dear.

In the Presence of Evil: What happens when the lies you tell paint you into a corner? If you’re James Keown, you kill the one you’ve been lying to.

The Monster in the Woods: It was to have been a glorious two-week camping trip. It culminated in the bloody slaughter of an entire family.


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Thursday 5 May 2022

Serial Killers Unsolved Volume 2


18 Shocking Cases of Serial Killers Who Have Never Been Caught, including;

The Alphabet Murders: Three savage murders, one intriguing clue. This was a killer with a penchant for wordplay.

The Oakland County Child Killer: There’s a killer on the loose, targeting the most innocent of victims. In Oakland County, no child is safe.

The Vending Machine Killer: Stopping for a cold soda on a hot day should never get you killed. In this case, it just might.

The Thames Torso Murders: In the shadow of the Ripper, another killer stalks the streets of London, just as depraved and twice as lethal.

The Atlanta Lover's Lane Killer: Three young couples are attacked in their cars by a gun-wielding maniac. Making out just got deadly.

The Butcher of Mons: Plastic bags start showing up around the city of Mons. What they contain is the handiwork of a madman.

The Colonial Parkway Killer: It is scenic stretch of highway, dotted with historic sites. It also has a more nefarious claim to fame.

The West Mesa Bone Collector: The missing person cases had drawn little attention from the authorities. Then a mass grave was discovered.


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Tuesday 5 April 2022

Murder Most Vile Volume 39


18 Shocking True Crime Murder Cases From Around The World, including;

Who Killed Baby Doe?: The pitiful remains of a murdered child wash up on a Boston beach. Who killed her and why?

Flesh and Blood: Karl Karlson had lived a life blighted by tragedy. People had a habit of dying around Karl, usually his heavily-insured nearest and dearest.

The Lady in the Lake: A woman’s body turns up at the bottom of a lake 20 years after she disappeared. All of the clues point to her husband. Did he do it?

Might Just Take Your Life: Meet Franklin Floyd, jailbird, bank robber, kidnapper, child molester, with a bit of serial murder thrown in for good measure.

Taxi to Chiswick: An American GI and his jailbait girlfriend cruising the streets of war-torn London, up to no good. There’ll be some blood spilled tonight.

Curtain Call: As an actress, she’d appeared on Britain’s most popular soap. But her most dramatic role was yet to come, that of murder victim.

Daughter of Darkness: Bill Mussack is missing. His daughter insists he’s gone camping. What then is that stench, coming from the crawlspace of his house?

The Perfect Murder: A marriage in trouble, an illicit affair; a convoluted plan. When you set out to commit the perfect murder, the devil’s in the details.


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Sunday 6 March 2022

Killer Kids Volume 9

 22 shocking true stories of kids who kill, including;

Nicholas Browning: He was the golden boy of the family, who excelled at everything he did…even murder.

Eliza Wasni: An Uber driver is savagely stabbed and slashed to death. His killer? A teenaged girl with anger issues.

Armadeep Sada: He is the world’s youngest known serial killer. You won’t believe how young.

Tasmiyah & Jasmiyah Whitehead: A battle of wills between a mother and her twin daughters turns deadly in this tragic tale of familial discord.

Anton Woode: Three big city hunters encounter a 10-year-old in the Colorado wilderness. Someone ends up dead… and it isn’t the kid.

Roger Dale Strunk: A six-year-old child is abducted from her backyard, taken by a teenager who has long harbored lustful thoughts about her.

Hannah Ocuish: A tragic tale from a dark past. Hannah Ocuish was just twelve years old when she went to the gallows for murder.

Darwin Bagshaw: A teenaged girl is beaten to death and tossed into a river. The chief suspect is her 14-year-old boyfriend.

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Killer Kids Volume 9

Sunday 30 January 2022

Cold Cases Solved Volume 3


18 Baffling True Crime Cold Cases, including;

Cold Storage: The truck sat in the drive on flats, an electrical cable powering a freezer in its cargo hold. What’s inside is the stuff of nightmares.

The Running Man: A man is seen running from a burning house. Inside is the badly burned corpse of a young woman. Are the two events connected?

Malevolent: The savage murder of a disabled woman sends police on a decades long hunt for a cowardly killer. One small detail might unlock the mystery.

Firebug: Fire had always been John Veysey’s friend. Sometimes it put money in his pocket. Other times, it covered the evidence of his evil deeds.

The Coward's Way: The case had gone unsolved for decades, then a veteran detective took an interest and uncovered a killer close to home.

Family Secrets: John’s wives had a habit of walking out on him, never to be seen again. Unlucky in love? Or something more sinister?

Prime Suspect: A brutal murder with an obvious suspect. The police have evidence, but the killer has an alibi. It will take time for technology to catch up.

Run: A promising young athlete with dreams of the Olympics; a sexual predator with far less admirable objectives. They meet. Tragedy ensues.

Tuesday 4 January 2022

Murder Most Vile Volume 38


18 Shocking True Crime Murder Cases From Around The World, including;

Say Goodbye: The divorce had taken a toll on Arthur. He was coming apart at the seams. Why, oh why, were the children left in his care?

The Story in Her Eyes: A woman drowns in the bathtub. Her husband swears it’s an accident. He’s up against a brilliant pathologist who thinks otherwise.

When Love and Hate Collide: A scheming lawyer and his neurotic wife are the protagonists in this warped tale of bad choices and dire consequences.

She Loves Me Not: John wanted a romantic relationship. Heather just wanted to be friends. Between those conflicting objectives lies a slaughter.

The Curse of Good Fortune: Winning the lottery was the best day of Bazil Thorne’s life. It was also the worst.

Malice: Everyone said that Perry was a good father who loved his kids more than anything in the world. Everyone was dead wrong.

Blackout: She was the pretty clerk behind the counter at the video store. He was the creepy guy hanging out in the X-rated section…always watching.

Family Business: Susanne should have known better. Never hire an amateur to do a professional’s job. Especially when the job involves murder.


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