Poets of the Tabloid Murder

Series produced by Steven Nester

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Not your father's mystery author interview show.

"Poets of the Tabloid Murder" brings you new and cutting edge crime writers as well as some of the more venerable authors on the scene. In production since 1998 "Poets of the Tabloid Murder" may also be heard from time to time on 93.5 KRTS Marfa Public Radio.

148 Pieces

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Among the criminal celebrities of Prohibition-era Chicago, not even Al Capone was more notorious than two well-educated and highly intelligent Jewi...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2024
  • Length: 29:28
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Vivian Gordon went out before midnight in a velvet dress and mink coat. Her body turned up the next morning in a desolate Bronx park, a dirty cloth...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2024
  • Length: 25:44
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Lou Berney is the author of the novels Dark Ride (Sept. 19, 2023), November Road, The Long and Faraway Gone, Whiplash River, and Gutshot Straight. ...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2023
  • Length: 18:21
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The author of the acclaimed true-crime memoir, The Kill Jar, tells the inside story of the “University of Idaho Murders,” offering a memorable, tho...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2023
  • Length: 30:13
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n 1968, Nate Heller is there when Robert Kennedy is shot at the Ambassador Hotel. Heller takes it upon himself to investigate the murder when a fri...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2023
  • Length: 29:40
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When the lifeless body of Eric Castle, a weapons technician for a major American defense contractor, is found under his hotel balcony, both his emp...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2023
  • Length: 31:01
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Sean Doolittle is an American author of crime and suspense fiction. This is his seventh book.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2023
  • Length: 27:38
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Patti McCracken is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in Smithsonian magazine, Wall Street Journal, the Guardian and many oth...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2023
  • Length: 24:20
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Award-winning and bestselling author William Kotzwinkle is back with the second in the darkly comedic Felonious Monk series featuring Tommy Martini...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2023
  • Length: 28:41
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Jason Starr is an American author, comic book writer, and screenwriter from New York City. Starr has written numerous crime fiction novels and thri...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2022
  • Length: 26:55
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In Aurora, Illinois, Aubrey Wheeler is just trying to get by after her semi-criminal ex-husband split, leaving behind his unruly teenage son. Then...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2022
  • Length: 30:42
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Josh Weiss is a novelist who lives in Philadelphia.

  • Added: Jun 01, 2022
  • Length: 26:48
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A Thousand Steps is a beguiling thriller, an incisive coming-of-age story, and a vivid portrait of a turbulent time and place by three-time Edgar ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2022
  • Length: 28:49
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When Peter Ash rescues a stranded woman, he finds she’s in far deeper trouble than he could ever imagine in the powerful new thriller in this bests...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2022
  • Length: 16:13
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Harley Rustad is the author of "Lost in the Valley of Death: A Story of Obsession and Danger in the Himalayas" (2022) and "Big Lonely Doug: The Sto...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2022
  • Length: 29:11
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Alice Henderson’s love of wild places inspired her new thriller series, which begins with A Solitude of Wolverines, as well as her novel Voracious,...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2021
  • Length: 25:47
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David Hill is a writer from Hot Springs, Arkansas. His work has appeared regularly in Grantland and The Ringer, and has been featured in The New Yo...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2021
  • Length: 14:16
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Craig Nova is an American novelist and author of fourteen novels. His writing has appeared in Esquire, The Paris Review, The New York Times Magazin...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2021
  • Length: 15:41
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S. A. Cosby is a novelist who lives in Virginia.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 13:15
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After a rough mission in Rome involving the discovery of a devastating bioweapon, Company spy Ben Calix returns to Paris to find his perfectly orde...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2021
  • Length: 14:20