Joseph Michael Reynolds, a writer living on the north coast of California

Background: My by-line has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers including Playboy, The Nation, Mother Jones,  The Bulletin of The Atomic Scientists, US News&World Report, Rolling Stone, High Times, Crawdaddy, Austin Chronicle, New Times, LA Style, San Francisco Examiner, Dallas Morning News, Chicago Sun-Times, Ireland On Sunday and Southern, also as correspondent to Reuters Miami/Caribbean bureau, and before all that, in years long gone wandering, as associate editor and film columnist at the Berkeley Barb. In later years there were stints as senior intelligence analyst at the Southern Poverty Law Center and as consultant and writer to a strange array of clients that included 60 Minutes, MSNBC, 48 Hours, NBC Dateline, CBS Evening News, Newsweek, Medley Global Advisors, the Searchlight Trust (UK), Feminist Majority Foundation, Dell Inc.,  American Jewish Committee, Institute for Research & Education on Human Rights, US Army Criminal Investigations Division and several US Department of Justice Joint Terrorism Task Forces.

Non-fiction books:

Dead Ends The Pursuit, Prosecution, and Execution of Serial Killer Aileen Wuornos, Open Road Media (ebook edition) 2016

Dead Ends, St. Martins Press NYC, 1992, revised edition with Prologue and Epilogue, 2004

Fascism: Post-war Fascisms, “Virtual Reich”, Routledge (London & New York) 2004

The Playboy Book of True Crime, “Toxic Terror”, Playboy Books 2007

Violence and Terrorism, Tenth Annual Edition, “Homegrown Terrorism”, McGraw-Hill 2008


Desperate Acts, Full Count Press 1984


“Burning the Deer”, Easy Orbit: Sixteen Illustrated Stories by Austin and Central Texas Writers, Tilted Planet Press 1986