Category Archives: True Crime

House of Cards: Dead Men Tell No Tales by Theodore J. Cohen

House of Cards: Dead Men Tell No Tales Theodore J. Cohen Outskirts Press (2011) ISBN 9781432779801 Reviewed by Marty Shaw for Reader Views (10/11)   A seemingly random murder on Halloween leads Detective Louis Martelli into an elaborate conspiracy that … Continue reading

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DUI/DWI: The History of Driving Under the Influence by David N. Jolly

DUI/DWI: The History of Driving Under the Influence David N. Jolly Outskirts Press (2009) ISBN 9781432746223 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (01/10)   As a Psychologist teaching substance abuse classes to college students online, I found this … Continue reading

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Depravity: A Narrative of 16 Serial Killers by Harvey Rosenfeld

Depravity: A Narrative of 16 Serial Killers Harvey Rosenfeld iUniverse (2009) ISBN 9781440128479 Reviewed by Bill Cooper for Reader Views (02/10)   A potpourri of serial killers; a veritable dictionary of some of the worst mass murderers in history, this … Continue reading

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The Man in the Woods: Based on a True Story by Theresa J. Gonsalves

The Man in the Woods: Based on a True Story Theresa J. Gonsalves TJG Management (2008) ISBN 9780976234722 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (10/08)   As a psychologist for over twenty-five years, I thought I had seen … Continue reading

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The Last Undercover: The True Story of an FBI Agent’s Dangerous Dance with Evil by Bob Hamer

The Last Undercover: The True Story of an FBI Agent’s Dangerous Dance with Evil Bob Hamer Center Street (2008) ISBN 9781599951010 Reviewed by Dr. Michael Philliber for Reader Views (11/08)   Undercover Law Enforcement has a mystique around it that may … Continue reading

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Tommy Gun Tango by Brant Randall and Bruce Cook

Tommy Gun TangoBrant Randall and Bruce CookCapital Crime Press (2009)ISBN 9780979996030Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (9/09)   The authors have given readers an opportunity to travel with four main characters back to the 30s in California- the … Continue reading

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Scumbag Sewer Rats by John E. Smethers, PhD

Scumbag Sewer Rats John E. Smethers, PhD CheckPoint Press (2008) ISBN 9780955150357 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (9/09)   “Scumbag Sewer Rats” is an absolute fascinating read by an author who is a former addict who spent … Continue reading

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