New York Times Bestselling Author Steve Hodel

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In Her Own Words-Tamar Nais Hodel Tells the True Story of the Circumstances Surrounding Her Daughter Fauna Hodel’s Birth and Adoption

May 19, 2019 Los Angeles, California Tamar Hodel circa 2001, Hawaii I recently appeared on several nationally televised talk shows, Dr. Phil and Dr. Oz  with my two great-nieces, Rasha and Yvette, who are the daughters (different father’s) of my niece, Fauna Hodel, who passed away from cancer in 2017. During our interview with Dr.…

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Serial Killer Rodney Alcala “The Dating Game Killer”: Hollywood & Crime Podcast Episode 1 “Tali” Steve Hodel’s Investigation and Arrest of Alcala

May 17, 2019 Los Angeles, California After working LAPD uniform patrol for six-years, I transferred to Hollywood Detectives and one of my first case assignments was the investigation of the rape and attempted murder of the eight-year-old victim, Tali Shapiro. Tali’s assailant was RODNEY JAMES ALCALA, who after serving less than three years for the…

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Mystery Writers of America 73rd Annual Edgar Awards Dinner Focus on “True Crime and the Writers It Inspires” My Author Essay Inclusion for the Annual Program

May 15, 2019 Los Angeles, California A few months back I was contacted by MWA’s Kris Montee (Edgar Banquet Chair and Annual Editor) and asked if I would be willing to contribute a short essay for the 73rd Anniversary Annual Program for the upcoming 2019 Edgar Awards Ceremonies. to be held at the Grand Hyatt…

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Fauna Hodel Interview Inside the Sowden/Hodel House: No “Chinatown Scenario” (‘She’s My Daughter/She’s My Sister’); DNA Eliminates Dr. George Hodel as Father of Fauna Hodel- A New Thoughtprint?

  May 11, 2019 Los Angeles, Californi DNA ANALYSIS REVEALS DR. GEORGE HILL HODEL NOT BIOLOGICAL FATHER OF FAUNA HODEL   Fauna Hodel birth certificate  Born in San Francisco on August 1, 1951 Place of Birth- St. Elizabeth’s Infant Hospital, 100 Masonic Avenue, San Francisco Mother-Tamar Nais Hodel  “Age 16” Female, Single Father-“Information withheld concerning…

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Hollywood Fictional Miniseries “I Am The Night” Eclipses The Truth As Presented In Two Hodel True Story Family Biographies: “One Day She’ll Darken” and “Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder”

  4/28/19 Los Angeles Only in Hollywood’s Dreamland using the words “Based On” or “Inspired By” can you see a simultaneous blocking (eclipse) of both the Sun and Moon.  This rare phenomenon occurred on March 4, 2019, with the airing of TNT’s television miniseries, “I AM THE NIGHT,” Finale, Episode 6, “Queen’s Gambit.” The dual…

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Dr. Oz To Air New “Black Dahlia True Crime “Science, Medicine and Mystery” on May 14- New Show Completes Spring Trifecta as “Root of Evil” Ranked No. 1 Podcast in Nation

April 24, 2019 Los Angeles DR. OZ SHOW  To Feature No. 1 Ranked “Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and Black Dahlia” New show scheduled to air  TUESDAY, MAY 14TH  Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia Ranked No. 1 in Nation this week…

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Zodiac Killer Crimes Examined on “Very Scary People” Parts I & II- My Short Review of the Case: Status “The Good and Bad” as of 2019- Program Eliminates “The Usual Suspects” (Allen, Van Best Jr., Kane, and Kaczynski)

April 15, 2019 Los Angeles, California Hosted by actor Donnie Wahlberg   I watched the two-hour opening episodes (Part I & II) of HLN’s “Very Scary People” which featured a review of the “Zodiac” serial crimes that occurred in the San Francisco Bay Area back in 1968 and 1969. HLN Trailer for “Very Scary People”…

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