Michael Fleeman is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author of ten true-crime books published by St. Martin’s Press, including the New York Times best- seller “The Stranger in My Bed” and most recently “Love You Madly” and “Seduced by Evil.”
Fleeman is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. A longtime reporter for the Associated Press, he specialized in covering criminal justice and the courts, including the Los Angeles riots, the O.J. Simpson trials, and the Timothy McVeigh Oklahoma City bombing trial. His Simpson trial coverage earned a nomination for a Pulitzer Prize.
Fleeman has covered all the major awards shows and film festivals, including the Oscars, Golden Globes, Emmys, Grammys and SAG Awards, and his work has been repeatedly honored by the Los Angeles Press Club.
A frequently requested public speaker and television commentator, Fleeman has appeared regularly on Entertainment Tonight, “E! True Hollywood Story,” Inside Edition, HLN’s “Showbiz Tonight,” CNN and a variety of true-crime programs on TruTV, Investigation Discovery and Oxygen. He most recently participated on panels at the conference of the Greater Los Angeles Writers Society.
His next book, about the highly publicized Rusty Sneiderman murder in Atlanta, will be out later this year.