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About Prose 'n Cons™


Prose 'n Cons™ Mystery & True Crime News is part of the Hoover's History-Tainment Network which also includes Hauntingly USA, Hauntingly PENNSYLVANIA™, and Mysteries at Sea.


Prose 'n Cons™ concentrates on news relating to the mystery and true crime genres, but also spotlights books and authors, and offers entertaining features on all aspects of investigation, detection, criminal justice and forensic science.


Readership for the Hoover's History-Tainment Network averages 50,000 annually. [Source: Statcounter]


Media Recognition

To date, Prose 'n Cons™ is recognized by the following:

  • AcornTV
  • AMC Networks (including AMC, BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV, WE, IFC Films, and AMC Networks International)
  • Discovery Networks (including Discovery, TLC, Animal Plant, Science Channel, Investigation Discovery, Destination America and others)
  • Fox Networks (including Fox, FX, FoxSports, National Geographic and others)
  • HBO/Cinemax
  • Travel Channel


Publisher Stephanie Hoover

Prose 'n Cons™ is published by STEPHANIE HOOVER, an established, traditionally published author and freelance journalist. Stephanie's historical true crime books (The Kelayres Massacre: Politics & Murder in Pennsylvania's Coal Country, The Killing of John Sharpless and Philadelphia Spiritualism and the Curious Case of Katie King) are available from the publisher, History Press/Arcadia, or any major book retailer.

Stephanie has appeared on-air on The Travel Channel, and conducted research for NBC's Who Do You Think You Are?, PBS's Finding Your Roots, and Canada's Ancestors in the Attic. In addition, she conducted archival research for a SyFy Channel special on the Kecksburg, PA UFO incident. Her research was recognized in North South Trader's Civil War, and she has provided background for several published biographies including one on business magnate Charles J. Harrah.

Stephanie is a proud member of The Authors Guild, Sisters in Crime and American Crime Writers League. She also supports other reading and writing programs and organizations.


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