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In Plain Sight, Kathryn Casey. William Morrow, $7.99.

Kathryn Casey is America’s greatest living True Crime writer, period. The reason for this is simple — Casey has a firm grasp of the most important ingredients for any writing, fiction or non. First and foremost is character, and her … Continue reading

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True Crime

True Crime The body of a young woman lying beneath a power line At 10:45 on the 27th day of January 1980 Two boys out dirt-dogging in a remote area Off Bellvue Avenue thought they had discovered A dead animal … Continue reading

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Kathryn Casey: Possessed: The Infamous Texas Stiletto Murder

Ever since the loss of Ann Rule, the True Crime world has been in a bit of a funk. To some extent the books that used to come out by the dozens have been replaced by semi-documentaries that proliferate on … Continue reading

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“The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial” by Maggie Nelson, Graywolf, $16 and “Jane Doe January: My Twenty-Year Search For Truth and Justice” by Emily Winslow, Morrow, $29.99.

  I recently read two great true crime narratives, The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial by Maggie Nelson and Jane Doe January: My Twenty Year Search For  Truth and Justice by Emily Winslow, that started me thinking about the … Continue reading

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