The recent death of Mafia “boss of bosses” Salvatore “Totò” Riina makes our new series…
Master Detective March 2018
The recent death of Mafia “boss of bosses” Salvatore “Totò” Riina makes our new series, All-Out War With The Mafia, timely. Riina’s passing, behind bars from cancer, aged 87, brought an end to a life of astonishing savagery and brutality. He had been the head of Sicily’s Cosa Nostra since the 1970s and was jailed for life in 1993 for his part in the 1992 bombing assassinations of two leading anti-Mafia lawyers. Part one, charts Riina’s rise in Sicily as the fearsome lieutenant of Luciano Liggio…
He Cut Up Grayce’s Body In The Bathroom – a long read but well worth your attention – takes us to 1930s New England for the mysterious death of “Merry Widow” Grayce Asquith. Don’t miss it.
And don’t forget that Master Detective and its sister magazines are now all available to buy in a digital format.
Enjoy the read!
A MOTHER’S STORY OF TORTURE AND MURDER
Who had killed the two-year-old girl found dead in a plastic container?
VIEWPOINT plus COMPETITION
More of your views and a chance to win a book
EUROPEAN CRIME REPORT
“How Many More Victims For The Rapist-Killer?,” “Student Cuts Teacher’s Throat In Class,” “A Deadly Message On The Motorway,” “The Artfulness Of The Long-Distance Swimmer”
MD’s CRIME QUIZ
Test your knowledge of crime in our fun quiz
MURDER IN YOUR VILLAGE: MR. CHURCHILL AND THE SUFFOLK POACHER
Was it the poacher who killed the gamekeeper near Rickinghall?
PAUL DONNELLEY’S MURDER MONTH
More Murder Months
NEW SERIES: ALL-OUT WAR WITH THE MAFIA – PART ONE
The inglorious past and the bloody rise of the Corleonesi
SCOTLAND’S CLASSIC CASES: “I CUT MY MUM’S HEAD OFF AND CHUCKED IT IN THE CLYDE”
Horrific tale of matricide from the Gorbals of the 1920s
THIRTY YEARS AGO IN CRIME
More headline-making material from MD’s crime archives
US EXECUTIONS – THE FORGOTTEN DECADE: SLOW DEATH OF KILLING PAIR’S FINAL VICTIM
Incredible tale of the Mad Dog Killers and victim Jim Peterson. He took three bullets in 1961 but survived until 2007…
HE CUT UP GRAYCE’S BODY IN THE BATHROOM
How model, wife and “Merry Widow” Grayce Asquith ended up dead and dismembered in Boston Harbour
MD FORUM: THE PRIEST WHO WENT HUNTING FOR A KILLER
County Louth priest Father James McKeown turned detective when his housekeeper Mary Callan disappeared unexpectedly…