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Three authors examine true crime cold cases and solve them from a fictional perspective.

Three authors examine true crime cold cases and solve them from a fictional perspective.
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United Kingdom

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Three authors examine true crime cold cases and solve them from a fictional perspective.

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English


Episodes

The Somerton Man - Part 3

2/18/2019
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Episode Summary This week is the last episode of season one! It’s also our fictional solves for the bizarre Somerton Man case. The spy obsession continues, we expand into secret societies, and Victoria is horrendously cruel to a fictional man called Bert. Show notes and links Discuss the show on Twitter using #CrimeGirlGang Waterstone's HampsteadBlog dedicated to the Tamam Shud case Omar Khayyam clubRubaiyat by Omar Khayyam List of people connected to the Tamam Shud/Somerton Man...

Duration:00:29:34

The Somerton Man - Part 2

2/11/2019
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Episode Summary We carry on discussing The Somerton Man case. Lots of twists turns, and other possible spy-related deaths. This leads us off onto a tangent about spy thrillers, films, books and real life stories – please see the links below for examples of authors who write great spy thrillers. Victoria offers her services to MI5, we discuss the best Bond and how much we all want the next one to be Gillian Anderson. You can expect all of our next books to be spy thrillers! Show...

Duration:00:35:56

The Somerton Man - Part 1

2/4/2019
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Episode Summary We introduce ‘The Somerton Man' case, or the ‘Tamam Shud' case: the mystery of a man found on a beach in Adelaide in 1948. He was smartly dressed with a lot of intriguing clues including no identification and a piece of a book hidden within his clothing. This case has never been solved to this day, although it has attracted an awful lot of attention. There is lots of information and speculation about this case which we look into during this episode. We utilise our Aussie...

Duration:00:41:52

The Murder of Betty Gail Brown - Part 3

1/28/2019
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Episode Summary This is the third episode where we look into the cold case of Betty Gail Brown, a university student strangled with her own bra in 1941. Her killer has never been identified, although there are plenty of strange clues surrounding Betty Gail Brown's murder. This week we discuss how we’d solve this case if we were writing it as fiction. This episode also features a cameo appearance from Maggie - Victoria’s dog and the fourth member of Crime Girl Gang. Show notes and...

Duration:00:24:53

The Murder of Betty Gail Brown - Part 2

1/21/2019
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Episode Summary We continue to discuss the murder of Betty Gail Brown. We discuss Alex Arnold Junior's confession, how cases are prioritised and homosexuality in the 1960’s. We also find out that Elle went to a farm school (we had to Google this too) and we discuss the controversial Staunch prize. Show notes and links Discuss the show on Twitter using #CrimeGirlGang Kentucky News: https://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/fayette-county/article182486586.html Transy Rambler:...

Duration:00:32:50

The Murder of Betty Gail Brown - Part 1

1/14/2019
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Episode Summary In this episode we delve into the murder of University student Betty Gail Brown, who was found strangled in her car in 1961. The case has remained unsolved for 56 years. No-one appears to have had a motive to kill her. Caveat to this episode – we do know that Hannibal Lecter isn’t real. Show notes and links Discuss the show on Twitter using #CrimeGirlGang Betty Gail Brown Reddit thread:...

Duration:00:48:45

Angel of the Meadow - Part 3

1/7/2019
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Episode summary After discussing the strange true crime cold case of the Angel of the Meadow for the past two episodes, in episode 3 we put on our writers’ hats and have a go at solving this murder case on the fictional page. Show notes and links Discuss the show on Twitter using #CrimeGirlGang 8MM: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0134273/ Fiona Barton – The Widow: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B013QONXRI/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 The Teacher’s Pet podcast:...

Duration:00:36:55

Angel of the Meadow - Part 2

1/7/2019
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Episode summary This week we look in more detail at the mysterious Angel of the Meadow case and we discuss the lovely story of a woman found as a result of the search for the identity of the Angel of the Meadow. Show notes and links Discuss the show on Twitter using #CrimeGirlGang Angel of the Meadow Reddit thread: https://bit.ly/2xsWqWC Woman found as a result of the case: https://dailym.ai/2QGguNg The Fall TV series:...

Duration:00:35:52

Angel of the Meadow - Part 1

1/7/2019
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Episode summary and links An introduction to us! We are three crime writers: Victoria Selman, Elle Croft and Niki Mackay. In this episode we look at some of our favourite books, TV shows, and podcasts that explore true crime. We'll then be introducing the case of The Angel of the Meadow, which we’ll be looking at over the next three episodes. And finally, we talk about psychopathy and ‘why done its’. Show notes and links Discuss the show on Twitter using #CrimeGirlGang Angel...

Duration:00:34:22

Crime Girl Gang Trailer: A Sneak Peek at Season 1

12/24/2018
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Crime Girl Gang is a true crime podcast in which three crime writers examine mysterious cold cases and then ‘solve’ them from a fictional perspective. Crime Girl Gang is hosted by Victoria Selman (author of Blood for Blood, out February 2019), Niki Mackay (author of I, Witness, out now, and The Lies We Tell, out March 2019) and Elle Croft (author of The Guilty Wife and The Other Sister, both out now). Think Castle meets Serial with a friends on the sofa feel. In Season 1 (airing on Jan...

Duration:00:01:51