Nebraska Authors

Brian Bogdanoff

His book Three Bodies Burning is a fictionalized account of a notorious Omaha murder case in which he was the lead investigator. He fictionalized the names of those involved but stuck very close to the case materials in writing the book.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Crime; Fiction or Fictionalized True Crime


Bachelor's in Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska, Omaha
Omaha Police Academy


Police Investigator

Places Worked

Omaha Police Department


Received a third place award from ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year 2012 for Three Bodies Burning.


Three Bodies Burning: The Anatomy of an Investigation into Murder, Money, and Mexican Marijuana. 2011.

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