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The Hour of Peril

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Fact Crime 2014, Agatha Award for Best Non-Fiction 2013

by Daniel Stashower

"It's history that reads like a race-against-the-clock thriller." Harlan Coben

Daniel Stashower, the two-time Edgar award–winning author of The Beautiful Cigar Girl, uncovers the riveting true story of the...


Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Fact Crime 2013

by Paul French

Winner of the both the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime and the CWA Non-Fiction Dagger

Peking in 1937 is a heady mix of privilege and scandal, opulence and opium dens, rumors and superstition. The Japanese are...


American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Fact Crime 2009

by Howard Blum

It was an explosion that reverberated across the country—and into the very heart of early-twentieth-century America. On the morning of October 1, 1910, the walls of the Los Angeles Times Building buckled as...


Son of a Grifter

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Fact Crime 2002

by Kent Walker & Mark Schone

In 1988 a troubled young man and his flamboyant mother were arrested for murdering a wealthy widow in her New York City mansion. Suddenly, America was transfixed by a pair of real-life film noir characters....


The Death of Innocents: A True Story of Murder, Medicine, and High-Stakes Science

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Fact Crime 1998

by Richard Firstman & Jamie Talan

Unraveling a twenty-five-year tale of multiple murder and medical deception, The Death of Innocents is a work of first-rate journalism told with the compelling narrative drive of a mystery novel. More than just...


In Cold Blood

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Fact Crime 1966

by Truman Capote

National Bestseller 

On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was...


Gideon's Trumpet

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Fact Crime 1965

by Anthony Lewis

A history of the landmark case of James Earl Gideon's fight for the right to legal counsel. Notes, table of cases, index. The classic backlist bestseller. More than 800,000 sold since its first pub date of 1964....