crime

True Crime Houston

Some of Houston's local crime stories have made national headlines over the years. If you're a true crime buff, you can read more about a few of the city's infamous crime cases with these titles:

A Different Kind of Farm

Farms are usually associated with images like clean air, open spaces, and growing crops, but a body farm is not your typical establishment.  Body farms are places where forensic anthropologists study human decomposition under a variety of conditions.  Texas is home to two such research facilities.  One is located at Texas State University in San Marcos and the other is hosted at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.  The information gathered on these farms is used to solve criminal investigations and tr

Real World Forensics

TV shows like CSI, NCIS, Bones, and Criminal Minds dramatize forensics and criminal investigations, but how do the script writers figure out how to accurately portray different scenes? They ask the experts. 

All this over a bird?

I wanted to change it up a little read a classic mystery. I’m a huge Humphrey Bogart fan (as you can see), so I decided to read The Maltese Falcon, a role that he brought to life and made it into a classic. I have to say that I was impressed.

Swedish Crime Wave

Swedish crime and mystery fiction books are now in high demand - thanks to the success of Steig Larsson's Millennium trilogy.
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