Based on a True Story is a Dallas book club and discussion group that explores all things macabre. It is a group for anyone interested in reading, watching, and discussing anything that falls under the true crime umbrella. Topics can include (but are not limited to) serial killers, spree killers, disappearances, child killers, creepy stories, and conspiracy theories. Just about anything based on a true story, actually.

I'm hoping to meet once a month, at least initially, at a coffee shop or café to discuss our book of choice. We can also have events just to discuss crimes and cases in the media, or if folks are interested, we could have true crime and/or horror movie nights. 

Everything is a little up in the air until we get a few people to get started. I'm looking forward to meeting others out there interested in indulging their morbid curiosity.

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    Kolbee Kolbee created Meetup Ideas
    January 10

    "Hey guys! I thought I'd do a poll to get some ideas for a next meetups. I listed topics/killers plus a movie or book idea. You don't have to read the book to join in the meetup, it's just a suggestion for those interested.…­"

Founded Dec 26, 2013

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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