Category Archives: Thriller Thursdays

Thriller Thursday: T.J. Lane. Poster Child for New Generation of Killers?

On Tuesday, T.J. Lane, 18, was sentenced to three life sentences for shooting three students to death in an Ohio high school cafeteria after pleading guilty for the February 2012 shootings at Chardon High School. Instead of showing any remorse–either … Continue reading

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Thriller Thursday: This Month in Criminal History

Today’s Thriller Thursday is about history-one of my favorite topics. March is a month full of interesting criminal history, and here are a few of the events that stand out to me. On a side note, today is Einstein’s birthday. … Continue reading

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Bestselling Thriller Author Rachel Abbott Shares Her Secrets!

I am so honored to have internationally bestselling author Rachel Abbott visiting today. For those who don’t know, Rachel’s debut novel, ONLY THE INNOCENT, rose to the top of the Amazon UK Charts as an indie release, and then hit … Continue reading

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Thriller Thursday: Jack The Stripper

Yes, you read that right. No, it’s not a typo. Between 1964-65, six women were murdered, their bodies found around the Thames River. All were prostitutes. All had been strangled and left naked. Because of their locations and similarity to … Continue reading

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Thriller Thursday: A Cult Following

How many of you are watching the new Fox series The Following? So far, it’s lived up to the hype. The serial killer with an obsession for Edgar Allen Poe (James Purefoy) is one of the most interesting and diabolical … Continue reading

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Thriller Thursday: FBI’s Most Wanted List

The FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list is something most of us are familiar with. It’s comprised of the worst of the worst, and is usually posted in any government facility, including the post office. The list originated in 1949 … Continue reading

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Thriller Thursday: Famous Last Meals

The last meal is customary part of a convicted criminals last day. Some states, like Texas, have done away with the tradition, but the vast majority still allow death row inmates to choose their last meal. So what does a … Continue reading

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Thriller Thursday: Serial Killer Fascination

Serial killer. Those two words send chills down our collective spines and yet many of us, including myself, are fascinated by them. We want to understand WHY they do what they do, if their actions are driven by base instinct … Continue reading

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Thriller Thursday: This Week In Crime

Today’s Thriller Thursday features two current cases, one local (Iowa) and the other national. Iowa City, Iowa On January 3, Kirk Levin, age 21 was arrested and charged with murdering his mother and kidnapping another woman within hours of his … Continue reading

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Thriller Thursday: Traipsing Below Sin City

This is an interview I ran more than a year ago, as a Monday post. In light of the senseless tragedy in Connecticut, I couldn’t bring myself to talk about true crime this week. Instead, I’m sharing this interview for … Continue reading

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