Murder by the Book (2006– )

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Well-known crime authors talk about some of the most compelling true crime stories that have long captivated them.

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 Narrator (7 episodes, 2006-2008)
Kalina Justice ...
 Forensic Pathologist / ... (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Dr. Jay C. Smith / ... (4 episodes, 2006-2007)
DeRynn Thompson ...
 Medical Examiner / ... (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Forensic Pathologist / ... (3 episodes, 2007-2008)
Michael Boseman
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 Detective Sorenson (3 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Brian Maxie / ... (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Cop / ... (3 episodes, 2007)
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 Det, Tefft / ... (3 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Greg Stewart / ... (3 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Jeannette Slover (2 episodes, 2007)
William France Bryant
(2 episodes, 2007)
Michael Garvin
(2 episodes, 2007)
Nicole Hoelle ...
 Susan Reinert (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Samson Ghaffary
(2 episodes, 2007)
Douglas Jantzen Jr. ...
 David Swann (2 episodes, 2007)
Jeffery Jordan
(2 episodes, 2007)
Krysten Klein ...
 Karyn Slover (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Waitress (2 episodes, 2007)
Bill Quade
(2 episodes, 2007)
Matthew Snyder
(2 episodes, 2007)
Zucky Zeidner
(2 episodes, 2007)
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 Herself / ... (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
John Boatman ...
 Det, Dave Johnson (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Jimmy Derieux (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Monty Bruce (2 episodes, 2007)
Brendan James Hanrahan ...
 John O'Grady (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Molly (2 episodes, 2007)
Keith Kraft ...
 Paramedic (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Randy Williams (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Cop / ... (2 episodes, 2007)
Stephen Peirick ...
 Grocery Store Clerk / ... (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Herself - Author (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Ana May Krycki / ... (2 episodes, 2006)
Adam Medina ...
 Police Officer (2 episodes, 2007-2008)
Mell Flynn ...
 FBI Thomas (2 episodes, 2007)
Wittly Jourdan ...
 Ex-girlfriend / ... (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Assistant D.A. / ... (2 episodes, 2007)
Svetco Vladich-Gutierrez ...
 Police Officer (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Cop #1 / ... (2 episodes, 2008)
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Well-known crime authors talk about some of the most compelling true crime stories that have long captivated them.

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These are the real stories that have inspired America's best-selling crime writers.

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A spectacular program with few bumps
7 April 2008 | by (Grand Ledge, MI) – See all my reviews

While the twists and turns of the plots are to be expected, the only time the amazing-factor of the show takes a timeout is when the pace slows to advertise the author who is hosting the episode. But in spite this, it's a compelling show that easily holds its own both in entertainment value and in educational value; even while facing fierce competition from similar shows like "Body of Evidence," "Power, Privilege and Justice," "The Investigators," and "Forensic Files." I could almost effortlessly describe it as the second-best show on truTV.

Watch it some time. Unless you're a hard-nosed spam hater, or are simply too squeamish around re-enactments of violent crime, (or a killer likely to feature on the program yourself); you won't be significantly disappointed, if at all.


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