Heidi was an ex-stripper, working for the mob in D.C. White House Call Girl reveals how a prostitution ring she was running at the time led to the Watergate break-in and the downfall of the president, Tricky Dick Nixon himself. Learn more.

The Peyton-Allan Files is a real-life whodunit about the most sensational murder case in Portland history. Straight from the files of the detectives who worked the case.  The Man with the Hook visits Portland. Enter the site.

Portland Confidential is the gritty and frequently hilarious story of the great Portland Vice Scandal of 1956-57. It was winner of the Independent Publisher's Best True Crime Award for 2005. Click here. 


White House Call Girl, The Peyton-Allan Files and Portland Confidential are available for purchase online. These books make ideal gifts for any occasion. Purchase now.


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