Marilyn J Bardsley

Marilyn J Bardsley is a Wall Street Journal bestselling author and the CEO of Crimescape®. She is the former executive editor and founder of Time Warner’s Court TV Crime Library, the premier true crime site on the Internet for more than a decade. Bardsley has written extensively on true crime and is an expert on serial killers. She also appears frequently on news programs and documentaries for the History Channel, The Learning Channel and Carolina Public Television. Her feature story on the Atlanta child murders co-authored with Rachael Bell, was required reading for the police task force investigating the Green River serial murder case. Her most popular feature articles were on Jeffrey Dahmer, Jack the Ripper, Charles Manson, the Boston Strangler, Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka, the Son of Sam, Charles Starkweather, Albert Fish, the Hillside Stranglers, John Dillinger, Fred and Rose West, Leopold and Loeb, and Ted Bundy. Bardsley has written full online biographies of Al Capone, Eliot Ness and J. Edgar Hoover.

Her novel The American Sweeney Todd was one of three best reviewed thriller books in 2017 by Indie Reader.

Before starting the Crime Library, Bardsley was a telecommunications marketing executive for several multi-billion dollar companies, including British Telecom North America and MCI. She started up and general managed an electronic messaging business for BellSouth Advanced Networks and provided consulting services to all of the “Regional Bell Operating Companies.” Additionally, she was an Internet investment consultant for top executives of LG Electronics in Seoul.