Category Archives: True Crime

Loaded: A Misadventure on the Marijuana Trail by Robert Sabbag

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Hardcover (available in trade), 341 pages, 2002 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: I found a hardcover copy up for offer in the bargain section of an on-line site, and remembered how popular it had been when I worked at a bookstore, so I thought I’d see what the fuss was about. Better […]

Until You Are Dead: Steven Truscott’s Long Ride into History by Julian Sher

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Hardcover (available in trade), 580 pages, 2001 Rating: 10/10 Reason for Reading: An interest in the law that led to an interest in Canada’s justice system failing miserably, as in the case of Guy Paul Morin. The gripping title helped, too. Synopsis: In 1959, fourteen-year-old Steven Truscott was accused of the brutal […]