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Fatal Trust (A True Crime Short)

By Kevin McMurray

Police believe a missing young girl is a runaway until the truth is exposed many months later. The tragedy deepens in a long legal ordeal.

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT

M. J. Trow

M. J. Trow is a uniquely talented British novelist and author of nonfiction books on important historical figures such as El Cid, Spartacus, and Jack the Ripper. He is the creator of three highly acclaimed detective novel series.

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About Crimescape

From the best true crime authors in the business, many of whom have seen their books made into major motion pictures comes Crimescape—a collection of compelling true crime books from leading independent publisher RosettaBooks. Crimescape is now proud to introduce the new genre of true crime fiction−novels based on exceptional true crime cases.

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True Crime Fact

These true crime facts were compiled by Crimescape CEO Marilyn J. Bardsley. They were compiled from FBI publications, Psychology Today, SentryPC, Court TV Crime Library demographic and survey data, and her twenty years of crime investigation and reporting.

True crime audience is overwhelmingly women age 25-45.

“Staying safe” is the primary motive for the female audience.

Female serial killers are less than 20% of total and often go unrecognized.

Serial killer women murder for fun, profit, and revenge—often in care facilities.

About 50% of male serial killers are sexual predators.

Women fear being crime victims much more than men even though men are statistically much more likely to be murdered.

New FBI data shows that violent crime in the United States, including homicide, increased for two years in a row.

Read The Blog

Read the blog by Crimescape’s, chief executive, Marilyn J. Bardsley. The posts cover an exciting variety of topics related to true crime, from mysteries solved after 100 years to the latest thinking on the mind of a serial killer.

Click here to read Marilyn’s blog