The Vault: Trauma

Trauma is a special kind of insanity as each day the mind (dis)members what remains and reconstructs a “New Normal.” In the months following the loss of my son I continued working as a trial lawyer; incredulous that I now lived a story so foreign to my former life. I wrote other people’s stories; told … Read more

The Vault: Part 1

It’s nearly impossible to write about this which is why I’ve placed it in The Vault, [My Vault] a large underground chamber [of secrets] used for storage. It’s where I keep my darkest pain. But This—the loss of my son, I can’t keep there anymore. He was too beautiful a soul; he deserves to be … Read more

How To Become A True Crime Writer

Become A True Crime Writer Are you wondering what it takes to become a true crime writer? Writing true crime is not for faint of heart, but if you’re fascinated by the human condition and want to know why people do the things they do, read on for some helpful tips: First, get tough. Prepare … Read more

Analyzing Biker Culture | Crime Bites Podcast

Analyzing Biker Culture Recently I had the pleasure of speaking on the Crime Bites podcast, hosted by criminologist Professor Elizabeth Yardley. In this show, get some insights on what we really know about biker clubs, what makes them so intriguing to outsiders, and how biker clubs have changed throughout history. Plus, learn what it’s like … Read more

The Murder Case of Gary Triano | True Murder Podcast

This week I spoke with Dan Zupansky, host of True Murder Podcast, where we discussed the case behind one of my earlier books, A Socialite Scorned. In this podcast, we discuss the case of Gary Triano, a millionaire real estate developer from Tucson, Arizona who was killed in Tucson by a pipe bomb explosion. His … Read more

Chicago Magazine Talks Biker Gangs With Big Pete

Chicago Magazine likely knows a thing or two about the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club. Journalist Adam Morgan sat down with Big Pete, the subject of The Last Chicago Boss, to chat about the impact of TV motorcycle gangs on biker culture. One of the worst things that could ever happen to motorcycle clubs was Sons … Read more