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Steven David Lampley is an exceptional writer. With numerous true crime books under his hand and a Number One Best Seller. His background lends greatly to his impacting books, having been a police officer and undercover SVU detective for twenty-one years working in a city ranked Number Three in violent crime by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Mr. Lampley is a noted speaker, filling up convention centers and theaters - standing room only - across the United States, and is known the world-over for his lectures of such topics as Human Decomposition and Homicide Investigations, Entomology and Human Decomposition, Serial Killer Profiling, Detecting Deception and Lying, Powers of Observation, and other forensic, crime, and psychological lectures. He is a writer for the leading psychological magazine in the world, Psychology Today, and a prior contributor to Death Investigator Magazine and Law Enforcement Today. Mr. Lampley has appeared on Crime Stories with Nancy Grace over seventy-five times!
Nancy Grace, the Queen of True Crime and seen on networks such as
FOX and Oxygen, says of Steven,
"He is a well-respected former SVU detective."
William T. Gaut, PhD, and Deputy Chief (Retired), Homicide Division,
Birmingham Police Department, relates,
"His skills place him in the "cream of the crop" category."
Perhaps you have seen one of Mr. Lampley's actual cases on networks such as Investigation Discovery, Discovery, TruTV, FOX, or maybe you read of one of his cases in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, Tuscaloosa Times, or maybe even WIkipedia.
He is the negotiating and arresting officer of The Clairemont Killer, a serial killer featured on FOX's America's Most Wanted. He was also a serial killer profiler on the Atlanta Homeless Killer case.
Some of his previous true crime books include, Outside Your Door, The Dahmer Book, 12 and Murdered, Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer, and Three Blocks: The True Story of the Cold Case Abduction and Murder of Dorothy Ann Distelhurst.
Steven is a Number One Best Selling Author and many of his other books are top ten best selling books in the fields of psychological and medical forensics as well as true crime and psychology!
Steven's first foray into crime fiction is TWO DAYS, being released late 2023. This will be the very first book in a new series of DETECTIVE LOGAN CASH psychological serial killer novels.
"This book has more twists and turns than an old back-woods country road."
Predicted to come in at approximately 750 pages and based on real life psychological and serial killer profiling, readers might wish to invest in a night light for comfort!
"As real as it gets without having to be in the investigation and on the crime scene!"