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At the End of the World

by Lawrence Millman

At the End of the World is the remarkable story of a series of murders that occurred in an extremely remote corner of the Arctic in 1941. Those murders show that senseless violence in the name of religion is...


Handbook of Tests and Measurement in Education and the Social Sciences

by Paula E. Lester, Deborah Inman & Lloyd K. Bishop

This edition of Handbook of Tests and Measurement in Education and the Social Sciences has been expanded to include the increasing interest and need for qualitative and mixed methods research designs.


Mrs. Sherlock Holmes

by Brad Ricca

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes tells the incredible true life story of Mrs. Grace Humiston, the New York lawyer and detective who solved the famous cold case of Ruth Cruger, an 18-year-old girl who disappeared in 1917....


PEOPLE True Crimes: Cases That Shocked America

by PEOPLE

Fresh twists on notorious trials are the focus of True Crime Stories: Cases That Shocked America, a special edition of PEOPLE magazine. A companion to the new Investigation Discovery network series People Magazine...


Developing Cross-Cultural Measurement in Social Work Research and Evaluation

by Thanh Tran, Tam Nguyen & Keith Chan

Developing Cross-Cultural Measurement in Social Work Research and Evaluation, Second Edition is an applied practice-to-research text, with a focus on developing, assessing, and validating meaningful measurements...


The Last Gang in Town: The Epic Story of the Vancouver Police vs. the Clark Park Gang

by Aaron Chapman

The story of a year-long 1970s showdown between police officers and a gang of would-be petty criminals.


Grief Diaries: Project Cold Case

by Lynda Cheldelin Fell & Ryan Backmann

Part of the award-winning Grief Diaries series, Project Cold Case is a true crime anthology featuring the stories of 22 active cold cases. Readers are taken inside the chilling aftermath of unsolved kidnappings...


Krejcir: Business As Usual

by Angelique Serrao

A powerful Czech multimillionaire, Radovan Krejcir fled his home country shortly after his arrest in 2005 on charges of fraud. He arrived on South Africa's shores in 2007, travelling under a fake name with a...


Writing to Save a Life: The Louis Till File

by John Edgar Wideman

An award-winning writer traces the life of the father of iconic Civil Rights martyr Emmett Till—a man who was executed by the Army ten years before Emmett’s murder. An evocative and personal exploration...


The True Crime MEGAPACK®: 4 Complete Books

by Wenzell Brown & Martin M. Frank

The public has always had a fascination with true crime, from the Victorian era to the present day. This collection presents 4 classic true crime books in one volume. Three are by Wenzell Brown, who worked with...


A Death in the Islands: The Unwritten Law and the Last Trial of Clarence Darrow

by Mike Farris

Lies, murder, and a legendary courtroom battle threaten to tear apart the Territory of Hawaii.

In September of 1931, Thalia Massie, a young naval lieutenant’s wife, claims to have been raped by five Hawaiian...


Leisure Activities in Context: A Micro-Macro/Agency-Structure Interpretation of Leisure

by Robert A. Stebbins

There have been many analyses of leisure, drawing on the social, historical, cultural, temporal, and geographical contexts in which acts of leisure are pursued. Yet these studies lack a theoretical framework...


The Dark Side of East London

by David Charnick

Just hearing the phrase ‘the East End’ summons up images of slums and dark alleyways, with Jack the Ripper appearing from the mist, or housing estates and pubs where you might find the Kray twins. It is...


Little Fish Are Sweet

by Matthew Condon

"I recall meeting Lewis on a number of occasions in company with Tony Murphy. I recall conversation getting around to payments of money with Murphy and Lewis. Lewis thanked me on several occasions and said 'Little...


Charlie Peace: Murder, Mayhem and the Master of Disguise

by Ben Johnson

A devil once lived in God’s own county. A grotesque figure with many names and many faces, he could slip into the home of an unsuspecting family with the silent stealth of a cool night time breeze, and leave...


The Murder of Sonny Liston: Las Vegas, Heroin, and Heavyweights

by Shaun Assael

A daring investigation into the mysterious death of Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston, set against the dawn of the 1970s, when the mob was fighting to keep control of the Las Vegas Strip, Richard Nixon was launching...


The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City: Spectacle and Assassination at the 1901 World's Fair

by Margaret Creighton

The Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, meant to herald the twentieth century, went tragically, spectacularly awry.

In 1901, Buffalo was the eighth-largest city in the United States, and its leaders...


Shallow Grave: The Unsolved Crime That Shook The Midwest

by Gavin Schmitt

An upright citizen kidnapped in public and dumped in a shallow grave. A police chief's wife arrested for murder. A mobster kidnapped and threatened by the FBI. And an ongoing corruption probe looking at everyone...


Mary Ann Cotton: The West Auckland Borgia

by Martin Connolly

A female thief, with four husbands, a lover and, reportedly, over twelve children, is arrested and tried for the murder of her step-son in 1872, turning the small village of West Auckland in County Durham upside...


Searching for Answers: The Truth Lies out There Somewhere

by Marlene Gunn

A young man is found collapsed backwards over his bed still fully clothed from the previous day. His housemates, Catherine and Martin, cannot rouse him. They know he should have been at work some time ago...