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We’re well into “True Crime Tuesdays” book club at the fantastic Last Bookstore in downtown L.A. – check out the “Events” tab on their site. Below is the fab “murder board” that Eric, the organizer, put together for us….


I was also in London recently, and I wrote a piece for the L.A. Times about the ancient Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London, and about my visit to the Silver Vaults 

Also, July 5 was “John Parkinson Day”. Who was he? I’m glad you asked, as I wrote about this Forgotten Architect for the BBC.

Also, I recently attended the Left Coast Crime conference in Sparks, Nevada. It was freezing cold up in the Eastern Sierra Mountains, but utterly beautiful. I saw some unusual sights on the journey too….


Back in downtown, I recently wrote a scary hotel walk based there for LA Magazine, and this year is the 71st anniversary of the The Black Dahlia – read my article about it: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38513320



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