Author Pam Kelley joins us on a “A Dark Turn” to discuss her new book “Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South,” in advance of her appearance at the Miami Book Fair. Her new nonfiction book is part true crime, part social history, part sociological study, in the tradition of “Ghettoside.” Listen here.
Episode 4 of “A Dark Turn" is the first in an occasional series exploring the unsolved Boca mall murders and abductions of 2007, ritualistic crimes that saw three victims killed, five kidnapped, and a sixth robbed. Episode 1 tells the story of Randi Gorenberg. Listen to the episode here.
We went to some very dark places with J. Reuben Appelman, a writer and private investigator whose new nonfiction book "The Kill Jar: Obsession, Descent, and a Hunt for Detroit's Most Notorious Serial Killer" sees him investigate the metro Detroit child murders, as well as his own demons. Listen to the episode here.Read More
For our most recent show, I spoke with "True Crime Addict" author James Renner about his investigation into the strange disappearance of Maura Murray, as well as his new podcast "The Philosophy of Crime." Check out the broadcast here: https://soundcloud.com/pam-stack/true-crime-addict-author-james-renner-on-a-dark-turnRead More
My latest: Journalist Kevin Deutsch on How Miami’s Cocaine Cowboys -and Batman- Turned Him Into a Crime Author
"No one’s born a crime reporter — it’s too thankless a job to be written in anybody’s stars. But for some of us, crime and intrigue exert a kind of gravitational pull on our lives, all but choosing our professions for us.Read More
Love true crime? Check out my new show "A Dark Turn" on Authors on the Air Global Radio Network. My guest this week is author and former LSD kingping Seth Ferranti, who launched a successful writing career while serving 21 years in federal prison. Listen to the full episode here.Read More
Writer Karen Hadley in her review of "Pill City" for Narconon says: "This new book from journalist Kevin Deutsch tells a tragic tale of utter and heartless disregard for human life."
Read her full review here.
Americans have rightfully been disturbed in recent days by stories of immigrant children being separated from their families at the border. Yet our nation’s opioid epidemic has been tearing families apart for years — including many here in Florida — with little notice from network and cable TV news.
One reason for the disparity: Pill and heroin addicts apparently don’t make for good ratings. To read the rest, click here.