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JonBenét Ramsey Case Encyclopedia


 

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  1. Archuleta 2015. Pam Archuleta. Patsy Ramsey: What the Pilot's Wife Knew (Kindle Edition)Amazon Digital Services LLC (October 12, 2015). Amazon.com. The author is the wife of the Ramsey's pilot, Mike Archuleta; she describes the book as follows: This book was not written to reveal any more than who Patsy was as a person. There are reflections of feelings on funny, serious, sad, and tragic times the author had with Patsy. 
  2. Bee 2015. Sweetie Bee. Little Girl Blu The JonBenet: Inside Circle Theory (Paperback)CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, August 15, 2015. Amazon.com. The author is a young, single mother who presents an IDI case. The author has posted a 58 minute YouTube video on 15 lies about the case; it is clear the author strongly suspects Linda Hoffman-Pugh. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Little Girl Blu The JonBenet: Inside Circle Theory.  
  3. Bellamy 2005. Patrick Bellamy. JonBenét Ramsey: an Investigative Murder Case. CourtTV Crime Library. online book (Accessed 3/25/06). This book no longer is available, as Crime Library has shut down. See Webbsleuths forum chat on JonBenét Ramsey: an Investigative Murder Case.
  4. Benish & Seifner 2006. James Benish (author) and Katherine Seifner (editor). Closed Eyes-"Who's killing our children?" (Paperback)Codefore Publications; First edition (April 21, 2006). Amazon.comIn 1993 Jim Benish worked for the Thornton Police Department in Thornton, Colo. At this time, he reopened the Neef file,a murder that took place in 1984. After some investigation, he discovers that the initial suspect was cleared without due reason. However, Benish learns that the investigation was peppered with inexperience and error. Jim Benish has worked as a police officer and detective he has what he calls a cop s sense of criminal reality and he believes that these murders have been committed by this suspect. Throughout his career, he has written or reviewed thousands of crime reports and is proficient at recognizing and combining the elements of a crime with witness statements that many times resulted in the arrest of the perpetrator. The author presents the facts of these cold case child murders (the last being JonBenet Ramsey) in sequential order from the time of the abductions, through the years of neglected follow-ups, ignored leads, and dismissal of evidence and testimony that have left these murders in the ranks of the unsolved. This is the first time in recent history that anyone has suggested with credible logic, that there is a serial killer loose in Colorado.Although the author has obtained a legal opinion that the public has a right to know the identity of this suspect, his last name has been deleted from the manuscript. 

  5. Benish & Seifner 2008James Benish (author) and Katherine Seifner (editor). Closed Eyes-"Who's killing our children?" (Hardcover). Codefore Publications; First edition (April 21, 2008). Amazon.com 
  6. Bennett 2007. S. I. Bennett, AKA Jameson. A Rebuttal to Sam Dennis McDonough’s Book (Paperback). Lulu.com, June 22, 2007. This is a rebuttal to Sam Dennis McDonough’s book “120 Clues That Show Who Killed JonBenet.” The author is firmly IDI but very well-informed about the case.

  7. Bennett 2007S. I. Bennett, AKA Jameson. A Rebuttal to Steve Thomas’ Book “JonBenét - Inside the Ramsey Murder Investigation” (Paperback)Lulu.com, June 22, 2007. eBook (pdf) version released 9.30.11 Lulu.com. A companion book intended to be used by anyone reading Steve Thomas' book, “JonBenét - Inside the Ramsey Murder Investigation”. This companion corrects much of the misinformation found in Thomas' book.The author is firmly IDI but very well-informed about the case. 

  8. Cameron 2014. John A. Cameron. It's Me, Edward Wayne Edwards, the Serial Killer You Never Heard Of. (Hardcover). Golden Door Press; First Edition edition, January 15, 2014. Amazon.com. Author is a former police sergeant and cold-case expert who purports to link Edwards to literally hundreds of killings, including Zodiac murders, JonBenet Ramsey and Making a Murderer victim Teresa Halbach. See Jameson's very detailed critique at Topix.com of this book as it relates to JBR's killing.

  9. Davis 2004. Walter A. Davis. An Evening with JonBenet Ramsey. (Hardcover) iUniverse February 1, 2004. Amazon.com. Walter A. Davis, Professor Emeritus at The Ohio State University, is the author of a number of books of cultural criticism. This book begins with a full-length play, Cowboy's Sweetheart, which imagines the life of a sexually abused and murdered child as it might have evolved had she lived. The play is followed by two essays which consider the JonBenét Ramsey case from a number of perspectives. The result is an incisive critique of the media and a compelling study of the psychological consequences of what is a national epidemic: the sexual abuse of children. The author postulates an incestuous relationship between JonBenet and her father, but with Patsy also implicated in the killing. The focus is more on a fictional portrayal of how JonBenet's life might have played out had she lived than on assembling the evidence proving that Ramseys did it.

  10. Davis 2004a. Walter A. Davis. An Evening with JonBenet Ramsey. (Paperback) iUniverse February 1, 2004. Amazon.com. See above. 
  11. DocG 2015Ruled In: Solving the JonBenét Ramsey Case. Second edition (Kindle edition). DocG is a composer, artist, poet and playwright and Internet sleuth who presents a JDI theory of the case. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Ruled In: Solving the JonBenét Ramsey Case.

  12. Douglas & Olshaker 2000. John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker. The Cases That Haunt Us: From Jack the Ripper to JonBenét Ramsey, the FBI’s Legendary Mindhunter Sheds Light on the Mysteries That Won’t Go Away (Hardcover). Scribner, November 14, 2000. Amazon.com. Chapter 6 (99 pages) deals with JonBenet Ramsey killing. Douglas is a twenty-five-year-FBI-veteran hired by the Ramseys shortly after JBR's murder. Olshaker is an author and filmmaker who helped create the bestselling Mindhunter series. Based largely on the RN, the authors argue an IDI theory involving a young perpetrator interested in movies. Specifically, the killer of JonBenét Ramsey was a white male, relatively young, who held a personal grudge against John Ramsey and sought to attack him personally by attacking his daughterWikipedia. See Webbsleuths forum chat on The Cases That Haunt Us: From Jack the Ripper to JonBenét Ramsey.

  13. Douglas & Olshaker 2001. John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker. The Cases That Haunt Us: From Jack the Ripper to JonBenét Ramsey, the FBI’s Legendary Mindhunter Sheds Light on the Mysteries That Won’t Go Away (Paperback). Pocket, December 1, 2001. Amazon.com. See Webbsleuths forum chat on The Cases That Haunt Us: From Jack the Ripper to JonBenét Ramsey.

  14. Dresbold & Kwalwasser 2006. Michelle Dresbold and James Kwalwasser. Sex, Lies and Handwriting. (Hardcover). Free Press (December 12, 2006). Includes a chapter on the Ramsey ransom note in which the authors conclude Patsy wrote the RN. Amazon.com. Dresbold is a handwriting expert who purportedly is the only civilian to be invited to the United States Secret Service's Advanced Document Examination training program. A scathing critique by Jim Fisher--a former FBI agent who taught criminal investigation, criminal law, and forensic science at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania from 1975 to 2004--is here. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Sex, Lies and Handwriting.

  15. Gentile & White 2003. Don Gentile and David Wright, editors, JonBenet: The Police Files (Paperback). AMI Books, January 2003. Amazon.com. Book contains the transcribed interviews between investigators and John and Patsy Ramsey, although one Amazon review indicated these interviews are edited, not verbatim transcripts. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Mother Gone Bad.

  16. Hodges 1998. Andrew G. Hodges. A Mother Gone Bad: The Hidden Confession of JonBenét’s Killer (Paperback). Village House Publishers, June 1998. Amazon.com. The author is a board-certified psychiatrist in private practice and forensic profiler who co-authored a 70 page report to Boulder authorities concluding that PR wrote the RN. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Mother Gone Bad.

  17. Hodges 2000. Andrew G. Hodges. Who Will Speak for JonBenét? A New Investigator Reads Between the Lines (Hardcover). Village House Publishers, July 2000. Amazon.com. He concludes that Patsy not only wrote the note as a cover-up, but participated in the child’s death with John’s involvement and assistance. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Who Will Speak for JonBenét?

  18. Hoffman-Pugh 2010. Linda Hoffman-Pugh. The Death of an Innocent. Full book has never been published due to legal dispute. Chapter One is on-line at Someone is Getting Away with Murder (November 5, 2010). Author was formerly a housekeeper for the Ramsey family who presents a PDI theory. Internet poster Jameson claims that "according to Internet poster Spade, 'if you check the properties of the original document, you will see that Sydney Barrows is listed as the author.'" Sydney Barrows is a notorious prostitute and madam know as the Mayflower Madam; at the time this chapter was released,she was the wife of Darnay Hoffman, who was Linda Hoffman Pugh's attorney. Jameson has pointed out that it is conceivable Darnay assisted Hoffman-Pugh in drafting the chapter. See Webbsleuths forum chat on The Death of an Innocent.

  19. Holmes & Holmes 2002.  Robert M. Holmes and Stephen T. Holmes. Profiling Violent CrimesAn Investigative Tool

  20. Hughes 2014. David J. Hughes. An Angel Betrayed: How Wealth, Power and Corruption Destroyed the JonBenet Ramsey Murder Investigation (Paperback). Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency, LLC (March 16, 2014). Amazon.com. Author explains how he went from IDI to RDI. Jameson lists this as a PDI theory. See Webbsleuths forum chat on An Angel Betrayed.

  21. James 2012. Bill James. Popular Crime: Reflections on the Celebration of Violence (Paperback). Scribner's, May 8, 2012. The author is the same one who popularized baseball statistics. This book devotes 25 pages to a discussion of JBR case. According to Jameson, the author states: "I felt strongly that innocent people had been wronged by the media in a way that was just appalling. The word “appalling” hardly gets there. These people lost their child in a dreadful manner. And two weeks later Jay Leno was making jokes about them. It’s unfathomable to me that you can allow that to happen." See Webbsleuths forum chat on Popular Crime: Reflections on the Celebration of Violence.

  22. Jameson 2012. Murdering JonBenet (Paperback). Self-published through Lulu.com, May 1, 2012 Amazon.com. Jameson, the screen name for Susan Bennett, who is firmly IDI but very well-informed about the case, describes the book as: "Written by a peripheral character in the saga, this historically correct play based on the murder of JonBenet Ramsey reminds the audience of an unsolved mystery." See Webbsleuths forum chat on Murdering JonBenet.

  23. Kennedy 2016. David Kennedy. Once Upon a December (Paperback). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, July 19, 2016. Amazon.com. The author has written several other true-crime books (e.g., Darlie Router, Manson Murders, John Gotti story etc.). In an Amazon review, Jameson, the screen name for Susan Bennett, who is firmly IDI but very well-informed about the case,  concludes: "this book is a serious source of misinformation and a complete waste of time."

  24. Kerns 2016. Johnny Kerns. The Coldest Case: Who Killed JonBenet Ramsey (Paperback) Ingram Publishing, October 18, 2016 Amazon.com. The author is a former partner with the United States Department of Justice who presents an IDI theory. See Webbsleuths forum chat on The Coldest Case: Who Killed JonBenet Ramsey.

  25. Kolar 2012. A. James Kolar. Foreign Faction--Who Really Killed JonBenet? (hardcover) Ventus Publishing, June 14, 2012 Amazon.com;  (paperback) Ventus Publishing, June 14, 2012 Amazon.com; Kindle Edition, June 14, 2012; Amazon.com. Author was a former lead investigator for BPD who presents a BDI theory. On-line discussions: 

    1. See James Kolar's AMA on Reddit.

    2. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Foreign Faction.

    3. See Kolar's BookKolar's Book -- Part 2: Burke and More on Kolar's Book on DocG's blog, Solving the JonBenet Ramsey Case. 

  26. Kula 2009. M'Linda Kula. Santa Murderer of Mine! JonBenét's True Case History. Available on-line. Author presents a theory that William (Bill) Ramsey, the unknown illegitimate son of Mr. John Ramsey, traveled from NJ to commit the murder. 

  27. Lakin 2005. Peggy Lakin. Journey Beyond Reason. Ebookstand.com (E-book). www.peggylakin.com. Chapter One is posted on-line. Both links no longer available. Now available on Smashwords (published January 9, 2011). Author presents an RDI theory. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Journey Beyond Reason.

  28. Lee & LaBriola 2001. Henry C. Lee and Jerry Labriola. Famous Crimes Revisited: From Sacco-Vanzetti to OJ Simpson (Hardcover). Strong Books, January 5, 2001. Amazon.com.  Includes a chapter JonBenet Ramsey. What is Wrong with the Case? Unlike his later book, Lee does not offer an opinion about who committed the killing: he concludes: "Whether ... it was murder or an accidental death with staging of the crime scene remains an open question in my mind."

  29. Lee and O'Neil 2004. Henry C. Lee and Thomas W. O'Neil. Cracking More Cases: The Forensic Science of Solving Crimes (Hardcover). Prometheus Books; Book Club (BCE/BOMC) edition, August 1, 2004. Amazon.comLee clearly suspects the little girl's family of being involved in her death ("there was enough evidence to establish the probable cause level of proof needed to indict John and Patsy Ramsey of [sic], at least, obstruction of justice"). Lee speculates that JonBenet may have been killed by accident, and that family members then staged an elaborate crime scene and concocted the bizarre ransom note to cover up the mishap. In 2016, Lee concurred with the conclusion of the CBS team that Burke may have killed JBR accidently, but that theory is not presented in this book.

  30. McDonough 2016. Sam Dennis McDonough. 120 Clues That Show Who Killed JonBenet (Paperback). Lulu.com (August 15, 2016). Amazon.com. The 120 clues include 49 clues that show an intruder did not kill JonBenet and 40 clues that show who wrote the ransom letter. It details the killing and its cover-up. The book concludes by naming the killer (it is reasonable to infer from Amazon reviews that the author presents a Patsy did it theory). The author is an Air Force major who has published 10 books about controversial true crimes (e.g., Steven Avery, JFK assassination, West Memphis Boogieman) and has no obvious deep knowledge or expertise about the JBR case. The book gets mixed reviews on Amazon. 

  31. McDonough 2016. Sam Dennis McDonough. The True Story of How JonBenet Was Killed: Did an intruder or family member kill the talented six year old beauty? (Kindle Edition). Amazon Digital Services LLC (October 12, 2016). The author has published a wide variety of audiobooks on various crimes (e.g., Steven Avery, JFK assassination, West Memphis Boogieman) and has no obvious deep knowledge or expertise about the JBR case. All reviews on Amazon are negative.

  32. McLean 1998. Linda Edison McLean. JonBenét's Mother: The Tragedy and the Truth! (Paperback). McClain Printing Co., August 1998. Amazon.com. The author was a family friend who argues against RDI theories based on the history and character of John and Patsy Ramsey as she knew them. See Webbsleuths forum chat on JonBenét's Mother: The Tragedy and the Truth.

  33. McMenamin & Choi 2002. McMenamin, Gerald R., and Dongdoo Choi. Forensic Linguistics: Advances in Forensic Stylistics (Hardcover). Boca Raton, FL: CRC, March 28, 2002, Amazon.com. Authors conclude that Patricia Ramsey is excluded as the writer of the questioned ransom letter. 

  34. Miller 2007. Thomas "Doc" Miller. JonBenet Ramsey: Prostitution of Justice. Originally published in Japan, May 2007. Full 7-chapter book in English is on-line (January 10, 2015). A reading of the first few pages of the book by Doc Miller is available on YouTube. The author is a Denver attorney who self-reportedly is a Top 100 National Trial Lawyer. The author concedes he does not know who killed JBR but is certain Patsy wrote the RN. See Webbsleuths forum chat on JonBenet Ramsey: Prostitution of Justice.

  35. Oates 2008. Joyce Carol Oates.  My Sister, My Love: The Intimate Story of Skyler Rampike. Ecco; Book Club (BCE/BOMC) edition (January 1, 2008). Amazon.comThis novel reimagines the JonBenét Ramsey murder, with the ice-skating champion Bliss Rampike standing in for JonBenét, and is narrated by her surviving older brother, Skyler Rampike. Wikipedia

  36. Pietras 2014. David Pietras. The Tragic Little Pageant Princess (Paperback).  CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, January 12, 2014. Amazon.comThe author has written at least a dozen "true crime" books about other cases such as Menendez brothers and Manson killings.  Jameson states this is a PDI account. See Webbsleuths forum chat on The Tragic Little Pageant Princess.

  37. Pietras & Shay 2015. David Pietras and Julia Shay. The Bloodstained Tiara (Paperback).  CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, March 15, 2015. Amazon.com. The author has written at least a dozen "true crime" books about other cases such as Menendez brothers and Manson killings. The only Amazon review characterizes the book as "a very amateur account" that is "laced with inaccuracies." Because Pietras' earlier book is PDI, it is assumed this one is too.

  38. Ramsey 2012. John Ramsey. The Other Side of Suffering: The Father of JonBenet Ramsey Tells the Story of His Journey From Grief to Grace. FaithWords, March 14, 2012. Amazon.com.  See Webbsleuths forum chat on The Other Side of Suffering.

  39. Ramsey & Ramsey 2000. John and Patsy Ramsey. The Death of Innocence: The Untold Story of JonBenét’s Murder and How Its Exploitation Compromised the Pursuit of Truth (Hardcover). Nelson Books, March 17, 2000. Amazon.com. The book was ghost-written by  Robert L. Wise, an Episcopalian priest. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Death of Innocence.

  40. Ramsey & Ramsey 2001. John and Patsy Ramsey. The Death of Innocence (Paperback). Onyx, January 1, 2001. Amazon.com. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Death of Innocence.

  41. Rockefeller 2016. J.D. Rockefeller. The Murder of JonBenet Ramsey (Paperback). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, January 4, 2016. Amazon.com. The author has published a wide variety of audiobooks on disparate topics (e.g., Bernie Madoff, El Chapo Guzman, Serena Williams) and has no obvious deep knowledge or expertise about the JBR case. All reviews on Amazon are scathing, e.g., "This book is awful, don't waste your money."

  42. Rubacher 2000. Richard Rubacher. JonBenét Knows Evil Love (Paperback). Writers Club Press, April 11, 2000. Amazon.com. "According to this book, if you the Ramseys in interviews and play it backwards there are
    "twenty-five smoking guns" that link the parents to the killing of JonBenet
    . See Webbsleuths forum chat on JonBenét Knows Evil Love

  43. Sauers 1998. Bonita Sauers. The Bonita Papers (these papers are unpublished but the full set is available at Forums for Justice and acandyrose.com. According to Forums for Justice poster, Spade, these are the unedited "notes" of Bonita Sauer, secretary/para-legal to Dan Hoffman. Bonita intended to write a book from the case documents provided to her boss. But Bonita's notes were sold to the tabs by her nephew. See Webbsleuths forum chat on The Bonita Papers.

  44. Schiller 1999. Lawrence Schiller. Perfect Murder, Perfect Town (Hardcover). Harpercollins, February 1999. Amazon.com. Schiller is an award-winning author and this 800+ page book is generally regarded as the most authoritative in terms of completeness and balance; he does not draw any conclusions about who killed JonBenet. Freelance writer Frank Coffman has called into question the accuracy of some of Schiller's reporting. Wikipedia. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Perfect Murder, Perfect Town.

  45. Schiller 1999a. Lawrence Schiller. Perfect Murder, Perfect Town : The Uncensored Story of the JonBenet Murder and the Grand Jury's Search for the Final Truth (Paperback). HarperTorch, November 1999. Amazon.com. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Perfect Murder, Perfect Town

  46. Singular 1999. Stephen Singular. Presumed Guilty: An Investigation into the JonBenét Ramsey Case, the Media, and the Culture of Pornography (Hardcover). New Millenium Entertainment, July 1999. Amazon.com. The author is a veteran crime journalist who was in Boulder, Colo., for much of the investigation. He presents an IDI theory involving a child pornographer but also speculates that JR may have written RN due to guilt over having arranged (without PR's knowledge) risque photos of JBR in an effort to accelerate her fame. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Presumed Guilty.

  47. Singular 2016. Stephen Singular. Presumed Guilty: An Investigation into the JonBenét Ramsey Case, the Media, and the Culture of Pornography (Kindle Edition). Amazon Digital Services LLC, August 7, 2016. Amazon.comThis electronic version of the book contains significant new information bolstering Singular's original theory of a child pornography ring and will be updated as further developments warrant. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Presumed Guilty

  48. Smith 1997. Carlton Smith. Death of a Little Princess: The Tragic Story of the Murder of JonBenét Ramsey (Paperback). St. Martin's Paperbacks, September 15, 1997. Amazon.com. The author is a New York Times bestselling true-crime writer; because the book was completed in May 1997, it did not include many of the later details in the case that were leaked/revealed subsequently. Webbsleuths forum chat.

  49. Smith 2015. Laurence Smith. The Last Christmas of JonBenét Ramsey. Kindle edition published April 8, 2015; ebook by BabyBook published April 15, 2015. The author presents an RDI theory. See Webbsleuths forum chat on The Last Christmas of JonBenét Ramsey

    • This book originally had been scheduled to be released on November 1, 2005, with book signings scheduled for July 2006. The author explains that "The date of November, 2005 was originally used for the purposes of potential publishers and/or agents to reflect marketing strategy" (author communication with Miss Marple, July 7, 2006). The book was then delayed until December 1, 2006, reflecting a "3 month" delay in the original publication date that the author states was necessitated by small changes made to reflect the death of Patsy Ramsey.

    • December 2007. In July 2007, Smith's Website was updated to state: "The last Christmas of JonBenet Ramsey has just been released and will be in bookstores nationally by December 1, 2007."

    • Later in 2007? "A little bird" has informed Internet poster RiverRat that "this book is still scheduled for publication this year."

    • April 2007 Due Date? Internet poster SuperDave reports that the author said the deadline has been slipped to April, 2007.

    • Table of Contents. On February 25, 2007, the author wrote Internet poster Solace saying the book had been delayed due to Patsy's death, the Karr situation, and resolving some legal issues with Ramseys, so it lost its place at the printer's. No new date was suggested, but the author included a Table of Contents.

    • Motivation for Writing Book. The book allegedly will exceed 300 pages and the author has stated his aspiration that "THIS BOOK SERVE AS A DEFINITIVE CONCLUSIONARY ANALYSIS OF THIS CASE, WITH NO FUTURE BOOK BEING ABLE TO CREDIBLY REFUTE MY FINDINGS OR POSE ANY CREDIBLE CONTRASTING THEORY(S)."

    • Is Laurence Smith a Fraud? Some posters have questioned whether Smith is a fraud: his site states that he is a member of American Psychology Association, but there is no such association; moreover, he is not a member of the American Psychological Association according to Internet poster Princess ((Post#: 202055). Internet poster lowcrawl (Post#: 202114) asserts that The State of Illinois Division of Professional Regulation License Lookup "does not show or indicate, any record of Laurence Smith, being a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of Illinois." Strictly speaking, Smith only claims: "with a Masters degree in clinical psychology from the University of Chicago, and as a member of the American Psychology Association, he has spent nearly 28 years in various areas of the psychology milieu including clinician, counselor, therapist, and staff consultant for various major corporations." Thus, technically he never claimed to be licensed, nor did he explicitly claim to have practiced in Illinois. That said, as Internet poster Jayelles has pointed out, Smith has been unusually vague about his specific credentials: "NO academic worth his/her salt will expect to be taken at face value - that is why they list their credentials in such detail." A detailed critique by Jayelles is here. Along the same lines, Smith sent Internet poster Athena a very unprofessional personal attack in response to her queries about his book. 

  50. Smith 2016. Laurence Smith. The Last Christmas of JonBenet Ramsey II: A Freakish Accident, Murderous Cover-Up, And a Shameless Plea-Bargain.  PDF version available for purchase at author's web pageAccording to the author, "Two major new revelations in this updated version include a  concealed plea-bargain agreement made in 2003, and an admission  that a freak accident occurred involving JonBenet that was  allegedly fatal, though police investigators chose not to determine if the  stated accident was in fact fatal, or if her death resulted in  the cover-up . Other than the accident and  confession details  everything else stays the same as in the original  version of this  book. Another chapter has been added detailing the cover-up by  Boulder law enforcement."  See Webbsleuths forum chat on The Last Christmas of JonBenét Ramsey

  51. Stobie 1999. Jane Gray Stobie. JonBenét's Gift: A Miracle for the Millennium (Paperback). Blue Balloon Press, November 15, 1999. Amazon.com. The author is a disgruntled Access Graphics employee who presents an RDI theory. See Webbsleuths forum chat on JonBenét's Gift.

  52. Taylor 2012. John W. Taylor. Umbrella of Suspicion: Investigating the Death of JonBenét Ramsey. Publisher: John W. Taylor, August 22, 2012. Amazon.com. Author is a former Special Agent with the U.S. Secret Service who offers a BDI theory. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Umbrella of Suspicion.

  53. Thomas 2000. Steve Thomas with Donald A. Davis. JonBenét: Inside the Ramsey Murder Investigation From a Leading Detective on the Case (Hardcover). St. Martin's Press, May 5, 2000. Amazon.com. The author is a former lead detective for BPD who presents a PDI theory involving bedwetting rage. See Webbsleuths forum chat on JonBenét: Inside the Ramsey Murder Investigation.

  54. Thomas 2000a. Steve Thomas with Donald A. Davis. JonBenét: Inside the Ramsey Murder Investigation From a Leading Detective on the Case (Paperback). St. Martin's Paperbacks, November 15, 2000. Amazon.comWebbsleuths forum chat. 

  55. Tracey 2008. Michael Tracey. From Christmas to August: An Essay on Murder, Media Mayhem and the Condition of the Culture (October 5, 2008). This is a 13-part series of extended blog posts (full links to each here). See Webbsleuths forum chat on From Christmas to August.

  56. True Crime Detectives Guild 2016.  Listen Carefully: Truth and Evidence in the JonBenet Ramsey Case. Kindle, 12.20.16. Amazon.com. A reviewer comments: "Listen Carefully collates and analyzes publicly available material to provide a well-rounded overview of the crime and its aftermath. In a refreshing departure from most books on this subject, the author does not offer any theory as to which Ramsey did what or why - though they have clearly rejected and in my opinion debunked the "intruder theory." They simply lay out the facts without promoting any pet theory." See Webbsleuths forum chat on Listen Carefully: Truth and Evidence in the JonBenet Ramsey Case.

  57. Van Der Beek & Wilson 2016. Nick Van Der Beek and Lisa Wilson. The Craven Silence (Kindle edition, September 13, 2016). Amazon.com. Nick van der Leek is a bestselling author and professional freelance photojournalist.  Lisa Wilson is a marketer by day and true crime author and trial blogger (aka Juror13) by night.  The authors present a BDI theory. See Webbsleuths forum chat on The Craven Silence

  58. Van Der Beek & Wilson 2016a. Nick Van Der Beek and Lisa Wilson. The Craven Silence: Book 2 (Kindle edition, October 9, 2016). Amazon.com. See Webbsleuths forum chat on The Craven Silence

  59. Van Der Beek & Wilson 2016b. Nick Van Der Beek and Lisa Wilson. The Craven Silence: Book 3 (Kindle edition, October 25, 2016).  Amazon.com. See Webbsleuths forum chat on The Craven Silence

  60. Von Duyke & Wallington 1998. Eleanor Von Duyke and Dwight Wallington. A Little Girl's Dream? A JonBenét Ramsey Story (Paperback). Windsor House, February 1, 1998. Amazon.com. A victim of her own father's sexual abuse, she knows the same happened to JonBenét. See Webbsleuths forum chat on A Little Girl's Dream.

  61. Walker 2001. John H. Walker. JonBenét Ramsey: The Travesty of Innocence-Now Hear the Truth (Paperback). 1stBooks Library, August 2001. Amazon.com reports book is not availableThe author is licensed and ordained by the Independent Prelate Council of the United Progressive Baptist Church and a divorced father of one child and three adult stepchildren, one of whom is deceased. The author outlines an RDI theory based on the premise that both parents were sexually abusing JBR. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Travesty of Innocence.

  62. Walker 2010. John H. Walker. In My Opinion: JonBenet Ramsey, the Travesty of Innocence Revisited (Paperback).  Rosedog PR, June 15, 2010. Amazon.com. See Webbsleuths forum chat on In My Opinion: JonBenet Ramsey, the Travesty of Innocence Revisited.

  63. Wecht & Bosworth 1998. Cyril H. Wecht and Charles Bosworth, Jr. Who Killed JonBenét? A Leading Forensic Expert Uncovers the Shocking Facts (Paperback). Onyx Books, July 1, 1998. Amazon.com. Wecht is one of the world's leading forensic pathologists/lawyers and Bosworth is a best-selling author. Wecht's theory is that either John or Patsy Ramsey put a cord around JonBenét's neck during a sex game and the rope inadvertently caused her to suffocate. As she was dying or after she was dead, the girl was struck over the head "to create a fictional scenario tied in with the obviously phony note." See Webbsleuths forum chat on Who Killed JonBenet?

  64. Whitson & Smit 2012. Robert A. Whitson and Andrew Lou Smit. Injustice: Why JonBenét Ramsey Was Murdered by a Sadistic Psychopath--Not Her Parents (Paperback). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (June 29, 2012). Amazon.com. Andrew "Lou" Smit was stricken with cancer and passed away on August 11, 2010, after this book was 90% written. Lou was a highly respected criminal investigator with the Colorado Springs and El Paso County Sheriff's Department, who had investigated 200 homicides with a 90% clearance rate. Lou played a major role during the investigation of JonBenet's death and he became the leading authority of the intruder theory. Robert Whitson, Ph.D., was a law enforcement officer for 30 years and retired from the Boulder Police Department in 2005. He spent six years obtaining his doctorate degree after he retired and, because of JonBenet's murder, studied psychopathy for his dissertation. The authors present an IDI theory involving a sadistic psychopath and cite some possible suspects who fit this profile. See Webbsleuths forum chat on Injustice.

  65. Woodward 2016.  Paula Woodward. We Have Your Daughter: The Unsolved Murder of JonBenét Ramsey Twenty Years Later (Hardcover). Prospecta Press (September 27, 2016). Amazon.com. Author is an Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist who concludes an intruder did it.

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