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Murder, Inc., and the Moral Life

Murder That Wasn't: The Case of George Gwaze

by Felicity Goodyear-Smith

This book tells the story of the case of Zimbabwean-born New Zealand resident George Gwaze, twice charged and twice acquitted of the rape and murder of his 10-year-old adopted niece, Charlene Makaza. When Charlene...


Indefensible: The Missing Truth about Steven Avery, Teresa Halbach, and Making a Murderer

by Michael Griesbach

An insider exposes the shocking facts deliberately left out of the hit Netflix series Making a Murderer—and argues persuasively that Steven Avery was rightfully convicted in the 2005 killing of Teresa Halbach....


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu & GP Editors

'The Art of War' is an ancient Chinese military treatise written by Sun Tzu, a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect...


Confession of a Serial Killer: The Untold Story of Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer

Playing Dead: A Journey Through the World of Death Fraud

by Elizabeth Greenwood

Is it still possible to fake your own death in the twenty-first century? With six figures of student loan debt, Elizabeth Greenwood was tempted to find out.

So she sets off on a foray into the world of death...


American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst

Violent Obsession: The Stalker Next Door

by Jackie Eigner & Simon Gullifer

The Stalker Next Door. The amazing true story of lust, fixation, courage and survival

To her, he was just the boy next door. To him she was something more. They were never lovers. They were never friends....


Framed: Why Michael Skakel Spent Over a Decade in Prison For a Murder He Didn't Commit

by Robert F. Kennedy

On Halloween 1975, Martha Moxley was found brutally murdered outside her home in swanky Greenwich, Connecticut. Twenty-seven years after her death, the State of Connecticut spent some $25 million to convict...


Tong Wars: The Untold Story of Vice, Money, and Murder in New York's Chinatown

by Scott D. Seligman

A mesmerizing true story of money, murder, gambling, prostitution, and opium: the Chinese gang wars that engulfed New York’s Chinatown from the 1890s through the 1930s.

Nothing had worked. Not threats or negotiations,...


A Killing in Amish Country

by Gregg Olsen & Rebecca Morris

At just 30 years old, with dark-blonde hair and freckles, Barbara Weaver was as pretty as the women depicted on the covers of her favorite "bonnet" stories - romance novels set in Amish America. Barbara had...


Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss by Homicide

by Lynda Cheldelin Fell, Donna R Gore & Nicola Belisle

Karen’s 13-year-old sister was murdered in 1971. Nicola’s 51-year-old husband was murdered in 2012. Lisa’s 18-year-old sister was kidnapped in 1994, and remains missing. But they all have one thing in...


The Case of the Chocolate Cream Killer: The Poisonous Passion of Christiana Edmunds

by Kaye Jones

“The trial which terminated yesterday…revealed one of the strangest and most horrible stories possibly ever told in a court of justice.” (Morning Post).

When the news broke in 1871 of a series of mysterious...


We Are Not Such Things: The Murder of a Young American, a South African Township, and the Search for Truth and Reconciliation

by Justine van der Leun

A gripping investigation in the vein of the podcast Serial—a summer nonfiction pick by Entertainment Weekly and The Wall Street Journal

Justine van der Leun reopens the murder of a young American woman in...


Australia's Toughest Prisons: Inmates

by James Phelps

These are the true and uncensored accounts of Australia's hardest inmates, from Australia's hardest inmates. Martin Bryant - who killed 35 people and injured another 23 at Port Arthur in 1996 - is a 160kg slob...


The Devil Man

by Edgar Wallace

Edgar Wallace's 1931 novel "The Devil Man" is the mysterious and thrilling story of Charles Pearce, an small, unnerving, musician, gifted but terribly boastful. Woman can't resist him, but they don't know the...


I Have Life: Alison's Journey as told to Marianne Thamm

by Marianne Thamm

Like an apparition, conjured out of the darkness, a young man with light blond hair pushed his face into the car. I immediately spotted the knife. It was a long, thin weapon, almost like a letter opener, with...


Criminology: The Basics

by Sandra Walklate

Criminology is a discipline that is constituted by its subject matter rather than being bound by an agreed set of concepts or way of thinking. This fully updated third edition of Criminology: The Basics is a...


Murder in Auburn

by Gary Winstead

When diminutive rodeo cowboy Trell Johnson is killed trying to protect a girl from her attacker, the authorities in Auburn try for a quick fix to prevent bad publicity for the rodeo competition.  His friends...


Summary of The Devil in the White City: by Erik Larson | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Devil in the White City: by Erik Larson | Includes Analysis

 

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The Devil in the White City is a book by Erik Larson that takes a close look at The World’s Columbian Exposition, the...