All posts tagged: True Crime Author

New Book Release by Dennis N. Griffin: SURVIVORS

  Survivors combines investigative journalism and real cases by investigators and families to highlight the growing number of unsolved cases, issues with police transparency, and cases where corruption interrupts due diligence. AlyBlue Media announces the release of a startling new book by retired investigator and award-winning author Dennis N. Griffin. According to NPR.org, the national clearance rate for homicide today is 64.1%. Fifty years ago, it was more than 90%. Survivors brings systemic issues to the forefront along with strategies of how constituencies can work together to reduce this statistic and give families hope for resolution. “Survivors serves to expose the shortcomings in our justice system,” states Larry Young. His daughter Molly died in 2012 from a gunshot wound in the apartment of her boyfriend, who was a police dispatcher at the time. Molly’s case has riveted a nation frustrated with police transparency and difficulty obtaining documents related to investigations. “Survivors depicts the dire need for improved and innovative investigative strategies,” states Dr. Sarah Stein, an expert on the Missing White Woman Syndrome and co-founder for …

PATHOLOGICAL ImaginePublicity on Air Interview with author Henry Cordes

What creates a serial killer capable of unspeakable brutality? Henry Cordes a reporter for the Omaha World-Herald whose book, PATHOLOGICAL: The Murderous Rage Of Dr. Anthony Garcia, recounts a series of murders, five years apart in Omaha, NE and the ensuing investigation, capture, and trial of Dr. Anthony Garcia. Detective Derek Mois wasn’t sure what he was dealing with when in March 2008 he walked into a home in an affluent Omaha neighborhood and was confronted with the bodies of an 11-year-old boy and the housekeeper. Both had been murdered with kitchen knives plunged into their throats. Five years later, a strikingly similar crime occurred in which two more victims were brutally murdered with knives expertly thrust into their jugular veins.  In PATHOLOGICAL: The Murderous Rage Of Dr. Anthony Garcia, authors Henry J. Cordes and Todd Cooper, who covered the story for the Omaha World-Herald, recount the dramatic tale of deep-seated revenge, determined detectives, and the sensational trial of the doctor-turned-serial killer. More information at WildBlue Press

ImaginePublicity on Air: Interview with author Alan R. Warren

Alan R Warren is one of the current hosts of the House of Mystery Radio Show that is heard on KKNW 1150 A.M. in Seattle and is syndicated in many markets throughout the U.S. including 106.5 F.M. KCAA Los Angeles, Riverside & Palm Springs and in Utah on KYAH 540 A.M. in Salt Lake City and KFNX 1100 A.M. Phoenix. He has written six best-selling True Crime Books and Articles for True Crime Case Files Magazine and Serial Killer Magazine. For information on books and where to listen to House of Mystery Radio Show refer to the website: http://somethingweirdmedia.com In THE LAST MAN STANDING, true crime author Alan Warren writes in exacting detail about the kidnapping, murder and subsequent investigations—both in 1957 and 2008—that eventually led to the murder conviction of Jack McCullough. But the story doesn’t stop there as it delves into the years McCullough spent in prison and the efforts to have his conviction overturned. In “THE KILLING GAME,” best selling true crime author and radio show host, Alan R. Warren reveals the …

NO STONE UNTURNED: New York Times bestselling author Steve Jackson

    For investigators, the story is often the same: they know a murder took place, they may even know who did it. But without key evidence, pursuing a conviction is nearly impossible. That’s when they call NecroSearch International. In NO STONE UNTURNED by New York Times bestselling author Steve Jackson readers are taken on a fascinating, often-shocking journey into a realm of crime investigation of which few people are aware. Necrosearch’s most challenging cases are described, step-by-step, as these modern-day Sherlock Holmes’s detect bodies and evidence thought irretrievable, and testify in court to bring cold-blooded killers to justice. Following his participation in a NecroSearch expedition to Russia looking for the remains of a Russian noble, Jackson was voted in as a member of NecroSearch International in February 2015. Jackson, who is writing a book FINDING ANASTASIA with the leader of the expedition, Peter Sarandinaki, and other search team members returned to Russia in June 2015 to continue the search for the Grand Duke Mikhail Romanov. Read about the expedition in Steve’s posts FROM RUSSIA WITH …

Bullied to Death? Interview with author Judith A. Yates

    A community began to question the laws and definitions regarding “bullying.” Should schoolyard bullies be held legally responsible for causing a suicide? Can a rough family history guarantee a tragedy? And just what is bullying, anyway? Perhaps Sherokee’s death was an accident … perhaps there was a sinister truth that has yet to be told. True crime author Judith A. Yates peels back the sensationalism and rumors, revealing the truth of what happened that day in Mankin Park, attempting to answer the question everyone was asking: did Sherokee Harriman kill herself because she was bullied? Exploring the truth about “bullicide” while telling Sherokee Harriman’s story, taking a look at the role of social media in our lives, and defining the myriad definitions of “bullying.” Revealing bullying does exists … it lives within the family dynamic, it exists in the mental health care system, walks the hallways of the educational system, and grows within all peer groups. More at WildBlue Press If you would like to be considered for an interview on ImaginePublicity on Air …