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

by Shaun Assael

On January 5, 1971, Sonny Liston was found dead in his home—of an apparent heroin overdose. But no one close to Liston believed that his death was acci­dental. Digging deep into a life that Liston tried hard...

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...

Who Killed These Girls?: Cold Case: The Yogurt Shop Murders

by Beverly Lowry

From the author of Crossed Over, another masterful account of a horrible crime: the murder of four girls, countless other ruined lives, and the evolving complications of the justice system that frustrated the...

Devils Walking: Klan Murders along the Mississippi in the 1960s

by Stanley Nelson & Greg Iles

After midnight on December 10, 1964, in Ferriday, Louisiana, African American Frank Morris awoke to the sound of breaking glass. Outside his home and shoe shop, standing behind the shattered window, Klansmen...

The Hostage's Daughter

by Sulome Anderson

In this gripping blend of reportage, memoir, and analysis, a journalist and daughter of one of the world’s most famous hostages, Terry Anderson, takes an intimate look at her father’s captivity during the...

Bodysnatchers: Digging Up The Untold Stories of Britain's Resurrection Men

by Suzie Lennox

In this chilling history of the bodysnatching trade, the stories of Britain's lesser known Resurrection Men are told. Here are the stories of the men who robbed graves during the winter months of 1742 - 1832,...


by Kathryn Casey


The officer responding to a 911 call at one of Houston’s hippest high-rises expected the worst. After all, domestic violence situations can be unpredictable....

Love Has Many Faces

by Lisa Morgan

A Spectacular true story of a British woman that falls in love. She moves to Uganda with her Ugandan boyfriend with plans to marry.

She later discovers that her Ugandan boyfriend has a secret life that she...

Organized Crime Queens: The Secret World of Female Gangsters

by Jerry Bader & Dream Computers

Organized Crime Queens

The Secret World of Female Gangsters

From the bizarre world of female Japanese motorcycle gangs to the historic rise and fall of London’s Forty Elephants, the history of female organized...

Death by Cyanide: The Murder of Dr. Autumn Klein

by Paula Reed Ward

A Pittsburgh doctor’s brutal poisoning of his physician wife, and his riveting trial for first-degree murder

Accused: British Witches throughout History

by Willow Winsham

The image of the witch - crook-nosed, unpleasant of disposition and with a penchant for harming her neighbours - is well established in the popular imagination. For hundreds of years the accusation of witchcraft...

Murder in the Bayou: Who Killed the Women Known as the Jeff Davis 8?

by Ethan Brown

An explosive, true-life southern gothic story, Murder in the Bayou chronicles the twists and turns of a high-stakes investigation into the murders of eight women in a troubled Louisiana parish.

Between 2005 and...

Wolf Boys: Two American Teenagers and Mexico's Most Dangerous Drug Cartel

by Dan Slater

The story of two American teens recruited as killers for a Mexican cartel, and their pursuit by a Mexican-American detective who realizes the War on Drugs is unwinnable.

What’s it like to be an employee of...

In Good Hands

by David Hechler

How can you be sure that your child in day care is safe?  

a)   The day care I chose was highly recommended.

b)  It’s fully licensed and government-approved.

c)   My son’s provider loves him as much...

Murder, Inc., and the Moral Life

Poison Panic: Arsenic deaths in 1840s Essex

by Helen Barrell

For a few years in the 1840s, Essex was notorious in the minds of Victorians as a place where women stalked the winding country lanes looking for their next victim to poison with arsenic. It’s a terrible image...

The Night Stalker: The Life and Crimes of Richard Ramirez

by Philip Carlo

“I couldn’t put the book down…very scary indeed.” —Los Angeles Times

 The Classic Account Of One Of The World’s Most Feared Serial Killers

Decades after Richard Ramirez left thirteen dead and paralyzed...