Hay there, gourd-geous! 🎃 Spooky season is upon us and you better be-leaf true crime podcasts are on repeat over here at Grace+Heart Co HQ. It’s no wonder we recently came out with a curated Couch Detective Gift Box!
Looking for the best crime podcast yourself? We won’t ghost you on this one - read on for a few of our top picks!
About: Hosted by two crime junkies, Ashley and Brit, this podcast never fails to give us our crime fix! Every Monday, the two dive into their latest crime obsession. The Crime Junkie Podcast uses a storytelling approach, making the crimes suspenseful yet easily to follow all at the same time.
Favorite Episode Pick: The Mysterious Death of Kendrick Johnson
About: Hosted by Chris Lambert, this documentary-style podcast unravels the 1996 disappearance of Cal Poly student, Kristin Smart. Since the podcast’s launch in September of 2019, ten episodes have been released, the last being in July of 2021. We’re always on the edge of our seats waiting for new episodes, and each release is always worth the wait time and time again!
Favorite Episode Pick: A Face on a Billboard
About: Another documentary-style podcast, The Orange Tree dives into the 2005 murder of21-year-old, Jennifer Cave, at the University of Texas Austin’s West Campus area. In this riveting crime podcast, hosts Haley Butler and Tinu Thomas investigate court documents and interview critical characters of the murder.
Favorite Episode Pick: Vacation
About: Doctors see us at our most vulnerable. We are supposed to trust them with our lives… literally! But what happens when corrupt doctors have ulterior motives and are not all they appear to be? Dr. Death shares the poisonous secrets of various doctors, each highlighted in their own season!
Favorite Season Pick: Season 1 - Dr. Christopher Duntsch
About: Hosted by true crime fanatics Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, this podcast shares all things murder, notorious serial killers, and hometown crime stories from friends and fans. Did we mention one of the hosts is a stand-up comedian? This true crime podcast is unlike any other and is sure to make you laugh!
Favorite Episode Pick: Breakfast Wine
We hope this blog post helped you find the best crime podcast for your listening this season! Further feed your true-crime obsession with our curated Couch Detective Box. Trust us, it was made for you!
The Grace+Heart Co. Team