The Courtroom Drama of the Century.

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ABOUT the BOOK

Courtroom Drama of the Century

A vacant, midnight courtroom becomes enlivened by the ethereal and personal testimony of his murder victims.
For the first and last time he will have to face his victims and hear their story as Steve Hodel masterfully gives voice to the murdered.
"George Hill Hodel, how do you plead to the twelve counts, each charging you with murder in the first degree?"

ABOUT STEVE

Steve Hodel was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He served four years as a medic in the U.S. Navy, and then joined the Los Angeles Police Department in 1963. After six years in uniform patrol, he transferred to Hollywood Division Detectives where he worked all of the “tables”: Burglary, Robbery, Auto-Theft, Juvenile, Crimes against Persons and was then permanently assigned to the Homicide Detail.

Steve Hodel

ABOUT STEVE'S BOOKS

Steve’s first book, Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder published in 2003 with new updated investigative chapters added to the HarperCollins paperback edition in 2004 and 2006. Black Dahlia Avenger is a New York Times Bestseller, a NYT Most Notable Book and was nominated by the Mystery Writers of America for an Edgar Award in the Best Fact Crime category.

Steve’s sequel, MOST EVIL: The Further Serial Murders of Dr. George Hill Hodel, is scheduled to be published by DUTTON – PENGUIN GROUP on September 21, 2009.

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A Reader’s Questions-Setting the Record Straight On Some Black Dahlia Misinformation from A Critic

June 18, 2024 Birch Bay, Washington An Email from a reader, David ____. SKH Note: I have blocked out the name of the “expert” and the sender’s last name. I know of who David speaks. He is a troll and curmudgeon who has been misinforming and misrepresenting my investigation for decades. I’ll leave it at…

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