Ted Schwarz is the author, co-author, or "ghost" of more than 100 books and well over 2,500 articles and short stories. He has been a frequent contributor to such shows as Hard Copy, E!-Entertainment's True Hollywood Mysteries and E!-Entertainment's True Hollywood Stories, the Mug Shots documentaries for Court TV, and numerous others. In all he has made approximately 300 appearances on shows ranging from Geraldo! to Pat Robertson's The 700 Club. He lives in Cleveland.
Ted Schwarz masterfully combines fascinating stories to uncover the hidden connections between Hollywood and organized crime. Behind the glamorous silver screen lies a dark underbelly and cunning maneuvers, which this fascinating book takes readers on a mesmerizing journey to explore. With meticulous research and a treasure trove of riveting anecdotes, Schwarz delves into the long-hidden secrets of Tinseltown, offering a comprehensive exploration of the mob’s influence on the silver screen throughout history. . . . Readers will be left with an insightful understanding of the untold stories that have affected Hollywood's past. The book serves as a tribute to the lasting fascination of Hollywood, and the significance of exposing concealed histories that need to be shared.
Praise for The Hillside Strangler
"Emotionally wrenching!" —Publishers Weekly
"A very fine job!" —Kirkus Reviews