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Something Happened to Grandma (A True Crime Short)

By Elizabeth Engstrom

Two people ambushed and gunned down in their living room. The murderer? A family man, former police officer, former Mormon missionary and the murdered woman’s son. Had he plotted this crime in his heart for decades?

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT

Dr. Katherine Ramsland

Dr. Katherine Ramsland, a Wall Street Journal bestselling author, has written 40 books and over 1,000 articles. She holds graduate degrees in forensic psychology, clinical psychology, criminal justice, and philosophy, and teaches forensic psychology and criminal justice at DeSales University.

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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 crime authors. 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