Partners in Crime, Behind the Scenes of Crime Wave Press

Partners in Crime, Behind the Scenes of Crime Wave Press

Join co-hosts Sue Coletta and Kimberly McGath on Tuesday, April 18 at 1 PM Eastern when they interview the co-founder of Crime Wave Press, Tom Vater:

Tom Vater has written non-fiction and fiction books, travel guides, documentary screenplays, and countless feature articles investigating cultural and political trends and oddities in Asia.

His stories have appeared in publications such as The Asia Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Times, Marie Claire, Penthouse and The Daily Telegraph.

He co-wrote The Most Secret Place on Earth, a feature documentary on the CIA’s secret war in Laos which has been broadcast in 25 countries. His bestselling book Sacred Skin (www.sacredskinthailand.com), the first English language title on Thailand’s sacred tattoos, has received more than 30 reviews.

Tom’s work has led him across the Himalayas, given him the opportunity to dive with hundreds of sharks in the Philippines, and to witness the Maha Kumbh Mela, the largest gathering of people in the world. On assignments, he has joined sea gypsies and nomads, pilgrims, sex workers, serial killers, rebels and soldiers, politicians and secret agents, artists, pirates, hippies, gangsters, police men and prophets. Some of them have become close friends.

Books: The Devil’s Road to Kathmandu, The Cambodian Book of the Dead, The Man with the Golden Mind.

To listen to the Partners In Crime interview Tom Vater on Writestream Radio, click here on Tuesday, April 18 at 1 PM Eastern. You can also listen by phone at (347) 945-7246 (press “1” after calling in if you would like to ask a question). Visit www.crimewavepress.com for more information.

About Kimberly McGath

Retired detective turned cold case consultant and author, Kimberly McGath recently released Zodiac, Settling the Score, in which she outlines a compelling theory regarding the identity of the infamous Zodiac killer. McGath also recently released a  guide entitled Let Them See, warning parents about various emerging diseases that are causing blindness in children.

Kimberly McGath received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of South Florida. Kimberly McGath ‘s law enforcement career spanned more than a decade in which she worked in the Special Victims Unit, Mounted Patrol, and the Criminal Investigations Bureau. McGath was the first and only detective in her agency to discover the whereabouts of a clandestine grave without an informant. McGath exhumed the body of this female victim which led her on a hunt of a serial killer.

McGath worked in various undercover roles and obtained many confessions from murderers and other violent felons. McGath earned the nicknames “Tenacious K” and “Bulldog” due to her relentless pursuit of the truth.

McGath received various academic awards and was recognized by the U.S. Secret Service for her investigation which led to the recovery of a fugitive from Kansas who had been in hiding for over twenty years. McGath has worked high-profile cold cases which have received worldwide media attention. McGath is also a singer/songwriter and a married mother of three.

About Sue Coletta

Member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and International Thriller Writers, Sue Coletta is the Top 10 bestselling author of Wings of Mayhem, MARRED, The Rendering, Crime Writer’s Research, and 60 Ways to Murder Your Characters. A multi-published author in numerous anthologies, her forensics articles have appeared in InSinC Quarterly. In addition to her popular crime resource blog, Sue’s the communications manager for the Serial Killer Project and Forensic Science and founder of #ACrimeChat on Twitter. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month, Sue co-hosts the radio show “Partners In Crime” on Writestream Radio with author Kim McGath, homicide detective (Ret.) and cold case consultant. Learn more about Sue and her books at: http://www.suecoletta.com.

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