The Snitch

“In Scott Kimball, the FBI thought it had found a high-value informant who could help solve big cases. What it got instead was lies, betrayal, and murder.”

Source: The Atavist
Published: May 31, 2021
Length: 46 minutes (11,500 words)

Invisible Kid

“Sentenced to life in prison at 16, Adolfo Davis hoped a Supreme Court ruling would give him a chance at a new beginning. But nothing about freedom turned out as he expected.”

Source: The Atavist
Published: Apr 30, 2021
Length: 44 minutes (11,000 words)

The Lives of Others

“Two women gave birth on the same day in a place called Come By Chance. They didn’t know each other, and never would. Half a century later, their children made a shocking discovery.”

Source: The Atavist
Published: Mar 31, 2021
Length: 39 minutes (9,750 words)

Cat and Mouse

“With dozens of felines turning up dead around London, a pair of pet detectives set out to prove it was the work of a serial killer.”

Author: Phil Hoad
Source: The Atavist
Published: Feb 28, 2021
Length: 56 minutes (14,000 words)

The Gilded Age

Greed, grift, and murder—gold mined in the jungles of Peru brought riches to three friends in Miami, but it also carried ruin.

Author: Scott Eden
Source: The Atavist
Published: Jan 31, 2021
Length: 100 minutes (25,000 words)

The Secret Formula

“Could shrunken heads from the Amazon hold the key to curing cancer? One man thought so—and spent a lifetime trying to prove it.”

Source: The Atavist
Published: Dec 30, 2020
Length: 70 minutes (17,500 words)

Castles in the Sky

“While renovating a house in San Francisco, a couple discovered a diary, hidden away for more than a century. It held a love story—and a mystery.”

Source: The Atavist
Published: Nov 30, 2020
Length: 34 minutes (8,600 words)

Stranger Than Fiction

“How an aspiring poet in Brooklyn became a tool in a right-wing propaganda blitz linked to Falun Gong.”

Source: The Atavist
Published: Oct 23, 2020
Length: 51 minutes (12,750 words)

The Pretender

People in Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, thought Lois Reiss was a nice wife and grandmother. If she had a vice, it was playing the slots. Then she committed murder.

Source: The Atavist
Published: Sep 30, 2020
Length: 37 minutes (9,400 words)

The Free and the Brave

“A patriotic parade, a bloody brawl, and the origins of U.S. law enforcement’s war on the political left.”

Source: The Atavist
Published: Aug 31, 2020
Length: 32 minutes (8,000 words)