Michael Thomas Barry is an award-winning author and graduate of Cal State Fullerton with degrees in criminal justice and history. He is a columnist for CrimeMagazine.com where he pens, This Week in Crime History. He is the author of seven non-fiction books that includes In the Company of Evil Thirty Years of California Crime 1950-1980 (2016). 

Among Michael's many literary awards are the 2011 and 2014 Reader's Favorite International Book Awards (silver and gold medals); 2012 and 2013 International Book Awards (winner); 2013 and 2014 Next Generation Indie Excellence Book Awards (finalist), and 2013 National Beverly Hills Book Awards (winner).

He is a member of the Mystery Writers of America, The Authors Guild, The Crime Writers Association, and American Society of Journalists and Authors.

Visit his website www.michaelthomasbarry.com or his blog www.mikeb63.blogspot.com for more information.
  • Orange, California
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mikeb63 mikeb63 Aug 21, 2015 05:42PM
@_Storyteller-Girl_ sorry for the delay Roseann Quinn was stabbed to death by John Wayne Wilson in NYC on Jan 1 1973. The case inspired the 1977 movie "Looking for MR. Goodbar."
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This Week in Crime History by mikeb63
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