Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Brian W. Alaspa  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Brian was born and raised in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

In 2006 Brian began dedicating his talents full time as a freelancer, wirter and novelist.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Chicago Crime Stories: Rich Gone Wrong
ISBN: 0764331140

Schiffer Pub Ltd. 2008

Discover the most notorious criminals and crimes in Chicago's history. Meet psychopath and criminal mastermind Silas Jayne, a stone-cold killer even the mob seemed to fear. Read about the "Trial of the Century," the case that made the names Leopold and Loeb famous, and legendary lawyer Clarence Darrow a household name. Explore the mind of the Tylenol Terrorist who paralyzed the country with fear. You've heard about Capone, Gacy, and Speck

now learn about the rest of Chicago's worst.