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Sex Crimes: Then and Now: My Years on the Front Lines Prosecuting Rapists and Confronting Their Collaborators

by Alice Vachss

Sex Crimes Then, originally published in 1993 (as Sex Crimes: Ten Years on the Front Lines Prosecuting Rapists and Confronting Their Collaborators) and its sequel Sex Crimes Now.

As a front-line prosecutor and...


Aberration in the Heartland of the Real: The Secret Lives of Timothy McVeigh

by Wendy S. Painting

Presenting startling new biographical details about Timothy McVeigh and exposing stark contradictions and errors contained in previous depictions of the "All-American Terrorist," this book traces McVeigh's life...


Bad: The Autobiography of James Carr

by James Carr

An unapologetic, brutal memoir from notorious 60s career criminal and Black Panther James Carr. BAD covers Carr's life from his first arrest for burning down his school at age 10, through merciless stints in...


The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts: Murder and Memory in an American City

by Laura Tillman

In Cold Blood meets Adrian Nicole LeBlanc’s Random Family: A harrowing, profoundly personal investigation of the causes, effects, and communal toll of a deeply troubling crime—the brutal murder of three...


Jonathan, Wild

by Henry Fielding

The Life and Death of Jonathan Wild, the Great – novel, 1743, ironic treatment of Jonathan Wild, the most notorious underworld figure of the time.


You Could Do Something Amazing with Your Life [You Are Raoul Moat]

by Andrew Hankinson

Winner of a Northern Writers Award

These are the last days of Raoul Moat. Raoul Moat was the fugitive Geordie bodybuilder-mechanic who became notorious one hot July week when, after killing his ex-girlfriend's...


Outlaws and Peace Officers: Memoirs of Crime and Punishment in the Old West

by Stephen Brennan

The West’s most prominent lawmen and criminals tell their stories of fight, death, and survival.

In the romantic narrative of the Old West, two larger-than-life characters emerged as the perfect foils for each...


Guilt by Matrimony: A Memoir of Love, Madness, and the Murder of Nancy Pfister

by Daleen Berry & Nancy Styler

In February 2014, Aspen socialite Nancy Pfister was murdered in her own home—brutally bludgeoned, wrapped in a sheet, and stuffed inside a locked closet. The question was: Who did it?

Fewer than twelve hours...


Acid Bath Murders

by Gordon Lowe

John George Haigh found the way to commit the perfect murder - five of them in fact - by dissolving his wealthy victims in sulphuric acid to avoid detection on a 'no body, no murder' principle, before taking...


A Checklist for Murder: The True Story of Robert John Peernock

by Anthony Flacco

From award-winning author Anthony Flacco comes a powerful tale of a picture-perfect family, the madness that plagued them, and a betrayal that plunged them into a fatal nightmare.

Robert Peernock appeared to...


The Fortune Hunter

by Suzy Spencer

From the New York Times bestselling author of BREAKING POINT

Multimillionaire Steven Beard, Jr. fell hard for Celeste Martinez, a shapely, blonde waitress who served him his nightly cocktail at the local country...


The Valley of the Shadow of Death: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption

by Kermit Alexander, Alex Gerould & Jeff Snipes

“A must-read for anyone concerned with how drugs and gangs ravaged Los Angeles.” —Los Angeles Times

“A deeply moving story of one man’s pain and hard-won peace...This is a special book.” —Booklist...


Mr. Smith Goes to Prison

by Jeff Smith

The fall from politico to prisoner isn't necessarily long, but the landing, as Missouri State Senator Jeff Smith learned, is a hard one.

In 2009, Smith pleaded guilty to a seemingly minor charge of campaign malfeasance...


To Love and To Kill

by M. William Phelps

“Phelps dares to tread where few others will: into the mind of a killer.” —TV Rage

“Phelps is a true-crime veteran.”—New York Post

The missing-persons case of Heather Strong, a young, beautiful suburban...


Bombed in His Bed, The Confessions of Jewish Gangster Myer Rush

by Bruce Farrell Rosen

It is truly one of the most powerful stories being produced during this time or any time: it is a sweeping epic, taking in the depression, the immigrant experience, the origins of the mobster world-many of the...


The Boss of Bosses: The Life of the Infamous Toto Riina Dreaded Head of the Sicilian Mafia

by Attilio Bolzoni, Giuseppe D'Avanzo & Shaun Whiteside

In the fields of a forgotten post-war Sicily, an obsession with power was growing; Salvatore 'Totò' Riina, the shrewd peasant Corleone, became the boss of bosses and Palermo was conquered, one crime at a time....


The Man in the Monster: An Intimate Portrait of a Serial Killer

by Martha Elliott

An astonishing portrait of a murderer and his complex relationship with a crusading journalist

Michael Ross was a serial killer who raped and murdered eight young women between 1981 and 1984, and several years...


Street Poison: The Biography of Iceberg Slim

by Justin Gifford

The first and definitive biography of one of America's bestselling, notorious, and influential writers of the twentieth century: Iceberg Slim, né Robert Beck, author of the multimillion-copy memoir Pimp and...


Guy Fawkes, his life

by Thomas Lathbury

"...London was all in commotion as the day dawned: the streets were thronged with spectators, all eagerly inquiring what had taken place during the night. It was soon ascertained, that a conspiracy had been...


Vendetta: Bobby Kennedy Versus Jimmy Hoffa

by James Neff

One of America's greatest investigative reporters brings to life the gripping, no-holds-barred clash of two American titans: Robert Kennedy and his nemesis Jimmy Hoffa.

From 1957 to 1964, Robert Kennedy and Jimmy...