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You never know when a chance encounter will put you in the path of someone incredible.

Years ago I was speaking at an SCBWI conference. It’s a conference that has since caused me a lot of consternation because I am 90% certain that I didn’t know where it was at the time...

On the night of St. Patrick’s Day in 1990, Rick Abath was working the overnight shift as a security guard at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. While the rest of the city drank and partied and drank some more, he and another guard, Randy Hestand, took turns...

A rollicking biography of a female art thief.

In his lively third book about art and crime, Amore, the director of security at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, tells the story of a “fiery, bold, and brash” Englishwoman who stole for nationalistic reasons. Bridget Ro...

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Leah Henderson: Thanks so much for having me!

According to this tweet, we met in person for the first time on April 23, 2017. 2017???? It feels like it was just yesterday, but in many ways it feels like it was 20...

He was a lead investigator on terrorist Richard Reid, the so-called “Shoe Bomber." He is Director of Security and Chief Investigator at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Now, he is unveiling his new book.

Anthony Amore, who could play the role of Dos Equis' "most int...

Eleanor Rigby is a graphic novel about a teenage girl who runs away to Seattle to find her missing sister. and must tell stories on the street to survive. It will be published in the autumn next year. TS Ferguson of Little, Brown/Patterson has signed Valeria Wicker as...

It’s a story that many in Northeast Ohio are already familiar with. In 1997, Jane Blasio, an Akron woman adopted as a baby, was searching for her birth mother when the investigation led her to McCaysville, Georgia. In that small southern town, she discovered the distur...

Apple TV+'s new crime series Home Before Dark follows a 9-year-old journalist named Hilde (Brooklynn Price), who is solving a mysterious death in her town that connects to her father's own past. And while the central crime in the 10-episode series is fictional, its cen...

The Apple TV+ original Home Before Dark is a gritty drama inspired by the true story of investigative reporter Hilde Lysiak, who made history at a very young age.


Apple TV+ may not have a vast library of originals to choose from, but the few they do have to offer pack...

The 1990 Gardner Museum art heist has been so often retold it borders on litany, with a half dozen books and a podcast (co-created by the Boston Globe) in its canon. The theft of 13 works is so well known, it’s a cottage industry for the museum itself. A souvenir shrin...

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