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Kimberly Tilley

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Kimberly Tilley is a Bay Area author who unearths true stories of forgotten crimes from the early twentieth century.

Her first book, The Poisoned Glass (2019), was an Amazon category #1 best-seller in four countries and multiple categories, including True Crime and American History.

Cold Heart (2020) is an Amazon category #1 best-seller and the true story of the unsolved murder of Ed Burdick in Buffalo, NY in 1903. After the wealthy, good-natured manufacturer was brutally slain in his own home, the citizens of Buffalo were amazed to learn the proper Ed Burdick was at the center of the most shocking scandal in the city’s history, and numerous suspects had a motive to murder him.

Kimberly is the co-founder of Pivot Discovery Career Services (

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The Poisoned Glass

3.99 avg rating — 504 ratings — published 2019 — 3 editions
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Messengers Beyond the Edge of Respectability

A factories inspector named Jean Gordon was quoted in a 1908 New Orleans newspaper in which she decried the “absolutely unblushing manner in which mothers declare their children of legal age argues poorly for their moral training.“ She added darkly, “Not for one moment do I wish this community to think I have been deceived […]
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