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Alyssa Hutchins2 days ago
The Life of a Correctional Officer's Wife
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Jessica Critch3 days ago
The Secret of Iris (Pt. 2)
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Edward Anderson3 days ago
Cannibal Competent
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Phill Ross3 days ago
Monster Mansion
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Sherrie Pogue9 days ago
Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
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Stanley Gray19 days ago
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Nicola P. Younga month ago
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Popular interest in true crime has risen exponentially over the last few years. Between intriguing documentaries like Making a Murderer, and incredible investigative podcasts like Serial, it's no surp...
carlie ricea month ago
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Carolena Trissela month ago
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Cato Conroy6 days ago
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Iggy Paulsen20 days ago
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Tom Bakera month ago
The Undying Love of Count von Cosel
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McKenna Painea day ago
The Crossbow Cannibal (Cliffhanger)
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Edward Anderson3 days ago
Cannibal Competent
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Reid Moore3 days ago
True Crime Blotter: 8/12/18
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Lynne Rush7 days ago
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Edward Anderson10 days ago
Mob Gone Wild
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Phoebe Kyle10 days ago
Real Life Vigilantes Aren't Here to Save You
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Jessica Critch3 days ago
The Secret of Iris (Pt. 2)
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Jessica Critch4 days ago
The Secret of Iris (Pt. 1)
The sound of clanging bars, angry whispers, and grunts replaced the sound of my parents' voices. Most children have their first memories being a trip to Grandma's house or jumping off the diving board...
Loving the Loveless Pt. 6
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SKYLERIZED 8 days ago
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Book Review: 'Truth and Lies' by Caroline Mitchell
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Nicola P. Younga month ago
Top 11 Japanese Crime Fiction Novels (Translated into English)
Riddled with reflections on mankind and the dark corners of our psyches, crime novels have a unique ability to give us much more than the simple story it directly portrays. They burrow into the things...
Robyn Welbornea month ago
Make It Efficient, Practical, and Humane (**Essay**)
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Valerie Holt2 months ago
Case Brief: ‘A Life for a Life?’
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Edward Anderson5 days ago
Movie Set Heist
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Kyla Lee13 days ago
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Nicola P. Young2 months ago
Best Crime Authors of All Time
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Alyssa Hutchins2 days ago
The Life of a Correctional Officer's Wife
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Phill Ross3 days ago
Monster Mansion
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Peter P8 days ago
'You Were Never Really Here' (2017)
McCleary said you were brutal. I can be. I want you to hurt them. It’s not just the fact that defenseless young children are victims of unscrupulous people who use them in networks for pedophiles. The...
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Best True Crime Documentaries of 2018
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Katie Pevreall15 days ago
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The latest season of the popular Netflix series Orange is the New Black (OitNB) dropped on Friday and if you’re anything like me you’ve already binged the entirety of it. The Netflix show is famous fo...
Charlie Tibblea month ago
'Power' Season 5
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