Tucson Festival of Books

Investigating the Cold Case

Pulitzer Prize winner Edward Humes together with New York Times bestselling authors Daniel Stashower and Paul Holes will share how investigators can now solve cases that stumped their predecessors many years ago. Sometimes, solving a cold case comes with consequences.

Paul Holes

Paul Holes is a New York Times bestselling author, podcaster, television host and retired cold case investigator with the Sheriff and District Attorney’s Offices in Contra Costa County, located in the Bay Area of California....

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Edward Humes

Edward Humes is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author whose 15 previous books include "Burned," "Mississippi Mud," and the PEN Award–winning "No Matter How Loud I Shout." His new book is "The Forever Witness....

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Daniel Stashower

New York Times bestselling author Daniel Stashower is an acclaimed biographer and narrative historian. Winner of the Edgar, Agatha and Anthony awards, as well as the Raymond Chandler Fulbright Fellowship in Detective Fiction, his work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, AARP: The Magazine, National Geographic Traveler and American History as well as other publications....

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My Life Solving America's Cold Cases
Paul Holes
True Crime
Celadon Books
April 2022
ISBN 9781250622792
288 pages

The Forever Witness
How DNA and Genealogy Solved a Cold Case Double Murder
Edward Humes
True Crime
November 2022
ISBN 9781524746278
384 pages

American Demon
Eliot Ness and the Hunt for America's Jack the Ripper
Daniel Stashower
True Crime
St. Martin's Publishing Group
September 2022
ISBN 9781250041166
352 pages