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Master Detective Magazine

12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $4.58 per issue Master Detective magazine brings you the world’s best true crime stories – now available in a versatile digital edition you can read anywhere on any device. .. read more

Packed full of must-read reports on unspeakable crimes, illustrated with astonishing photos, it’s better than the most thrilling whodunit – because it’s 100% TRUE.

Specialising in real-life stories from the US, the UK and around the world, it brings you the most notorious homicide cases from Victorian times right up to the present. In its pages you might find the latest murder case from the UK courts, a fascinating gangster saga from the 1930s, a French crime of passion from the 1970s and a crazed cannibal killer from the former Soviet Union. All this plus regular features such as European Crime Report, US Executions – The Forgotten Decade, and They Came To Watch The Hanging.

Use this app to try the latest issue or a full year’s subscription (12 issues) and explore the dark world of crime with our expert writers as your guide. We take a lot of care over the way our stories are written – to make them clear, engrossing and above all factually correct. Never less than fascinating, Master Detective might just be the best crime read you can buy.

And if you like Master Detective, be sure to check out the other digital magazines in the True Crime Library stable: True Detective, True Crime and Murder Most Foul.  read less
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London’s vice trade was thriving in the late 1940s – and the kings of it were the Soho-based Messina brothers. They became so successful that they believed they were more powerful than the British government. But pride comes before a fall. And they hadn’t reckoned on the courage and influence of legendary investigative crime reporter Duncan Webb who would hasten their demise. This issue, in the first part of a new series, Murder Was My Business – “My War Against The Drug Barons,” we look at Webb’s role. .. read more

“Women On The Gallows – What On Earth Made Hilda Kill?”, meanwhile, takes us to Canada and the deadly deed of twisted Hilda Blake.

Finally, don’t miss a trip across the Irish Sea for the intriguing County Wexford’s Caravan Murder.


Highlights this issue include:

* Murder She (Really) Wrote
* European Crime Report: “Slayer Sarah, 19, Idolised Serial Killers,” “How Many Of Her Kids Did This Mum Kill?” “Rugby Star Gunned Down In Paris,” “No Country For Dog Owners”
* New Series: Murder Was My Business _ “My War Against The Vice Barons”
* Scotland’s Classic Cases: Horror In Aberdeen
* Women Executed For Their Crimes: What On Earth Made Hilda Kill?
* US Executions – The “Rock ’N’ Roll Years”: “You’ll Never Put Me In The Green Room”
* “He’s A Good Boy At Heart”
* County Wexford’s Caravan Murder
* MD Forum: Wiped Out By His Darling Daughter  read less
Master Detective magazine brings you the world’s best true crime stories – now available in a versatile digital edition you can read anywhere on any device.

Packed full of must-read reports on unspeakable crimes, illustrated with astonishing photos, it’s better than the most thrilling whodunit – because it’s 100% TRUE.

Specialising in real-life stories from the US, the UK and around the world, it brings you the most notorious homicide cases from Victorian times right up to the present. In its pages you might find the latest murder case from the UK courts, a fascinating gangster saga from the 1930s, a French crime of passion from the 1970s and a crazed cannibal killer from the former Soviet Union. All this plus regular features such as European Crime Report, US Executions – The Forgotten Decade, and They Came To Watch The Hanging.

Use this app to try the latest issue or a full year’s subscription (12 issues) and explore the dark world of crime with our expert writers as your guide. We take a lot of care over the way our stories are written – to make them clear, engrossing and above all factually correct. Never less than fascinating, Master Detective might just be the best crime read you can buy.

And if you like Master Detective, be sure to check out the other digital magazines in the True Crime Library stable: True Detective, True Crime and Murder Most Foul.
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Master Detective

Great magazine... Reviewed Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Exciting stuff

You've got to read this as so many interesting stories. No adverts just all brilliantly written stories of actual murders!!! Reviewed Wednesday, 21 February 2018

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