Category Archives: True Crime

The Killing Game

Once a hitman, always a hitman!  One of the ghost shooters in the Kennedy assassination, mob hitman Bronk Trellisane, has retired only to be recruited once again to kidnap and deliver a government witness who has documents which bring to light incriminating evidence of old “business dealings”.  He must again deceive and incriminate Sonny Bonasera, …

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Book Review: Depravity: A Narrative of 16 Serial Killers by Harvey Rosenfeld

The word depravity is defined by Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary as “the quality or state of being depraved.”  The word depraved is defined by the same source as “marked by corruption or evil.”  In Harvey Rosenfeld’s book, “Depravity- A Narrative of 16 Serial Killers” he presents portraits of men and women who definitely fit the bill. …

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Book Review: Looking for Closure: The Theresa Ferrara Story by Maria Stewart

For anyone that loves a great mystery “Looking for Closure” will keep the pages turning.  The story of Theresa Ferrara is one shrouding in confusion & intrigue.  A beautiful, young beautician goes out to make some fast money on a February day without her coat or keys and disappears into oblivion.  Her niece (author Maria …

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Book Review: The Fence: A Police Cover-up Along Boston’s Racial Divide by Dick Lehr

“The Fence: A Police Cover-up Along Boston’s Racial Divide” is authored by Dick Lehr “who was a reporter for the Boston Globe for nearly two decades, where he won numerous journalism awards and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.”  Therefore, it is not surprising that this true crime book that tells the tale of …

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Book Review: Picking Cotton – Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton

“Picking Cotton – Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption” is co-authored by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton (with Erin Torneo). One may look at the cover and think nothing of a book being written by more than one author; however, what is unique in this instance is that the authors of this book faced each …

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