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Gangster City: The History of the New York Underworld 1900-1935

by Patrick Downey

Arguably the most complete book ever compiled on New York City's underworld from 1900-1935. It chronicles virtually every known mafioso, bootlegger, racketeer, and thug who terrorized the city in the early 20th...


The Borgias (Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 1)

by Alexandre Dumas

There are many dreadful -- and perhaps scurrilous -- rumors about the Borgia family of renaissance Italy, and Alexandre Dumas (author of "The Three Musketeers" and many other period classics) reveals one possible...


Vanished: Cold-Blooded Murder in Steeltown

by Jon Wells

It is Easter weekend, 1999. A rookie uniformed cop responds to a call of "suspicious circumstances" in a working class neighbourhood inn Hamilton, Ontario. The cop meets a woman who is afraid to go near bags...


If I Did It: Confessions of the Killer

by The Goldman Family

Get the full story in O.J. Simpson's own words!

On July 31, 2007 Federal Court Judge A. Jay Cristol awarded the Goldman family the rights to If I Did It. Thus began one of the strangest odysseys in publishing...


The Finish: The Killing of Osama bin Laden

by Mark Bowden

From Mark Bowden, the preeminent chronicler of our military and special forces, comes The Finish, a gripping account of the hunt for Osama bin Laden. With access to key sources, Bowden takes us inside the rooms...


Kings of Cocaine: Inside the Medellín Cartel - An Astonishing True Story of Murder, Money and International Corruption

by Guy Gugliotta & Jeff Leen

This is the story of the most successful cocaine dealers in the world: Pablo Escobar Gaviria, Jorge Luis Ochoa Vasquez, Carlos Lehder Rivas and Jose Gonzalo Rodriguez Gacha. In the 1980s they controlled more...


My Story

by Elizabeth A. Smart & Chris Stewart

For the first time, ten years after her abduction from her Salt Lake City bedroom, Elizabeth Smart reveals how she survived and the secret to forging a new life in the wake of a brutal crime

On June 5, 2002,...


Dead End: The Crime Story of the Decade--Murder, Incest and High-Tech Thievery

by Jeanne King

The focus of this book is the trial and conviction of Sante and Kenneth Kimes for the bizarre murder of Irene Silverman, whose New York mansion they were attempting to steal.


John Christie of Rillington Place: Biography of a Serial Killer

by Jonathan Oates

Sixty years ago, the discovery of bodies at 10 Rillington Place in Notting Hill, London, led to one of the most sensational, shocking and controversial serial murder cases in British criminal history - the case...


The Ghosts of Mississippi: The Murder of Medgar Evers, the Trials of Bryon De La Beckwith, and the Haunting of the New South

by Maryanne Vollers

Revised and reissued with a new epilogue, the award-winning classic Ghosts of Mississippi tells the inside story of one of the most rankling murder cases of the civil rights era. In this historical page-turner,...


Freed to Kill: The True Story of Serial Murderer Larry Eyler

by Gera-Lind Kolarik & Wayne Klatt

Larry W. Eyler was caught in 1983, accused of being the "homosexual highway killer," responsible for 22 murders in three states. Unbelievably, he was indicted for just one killing and spent three months in jail...


Cries in the Desert

by John Glatt

In the fall of 1999, a twenty-two-year-old woman was discovered naked and bleeding on the streets of a small New Mexico town south of Albuquerque. She was chained to a padlocked metal collar. The tale she told...


Abandoned Prayers

by Gregg Olsen

On Christmas Eve in 1985, a hunter found a young boy's body along an icy corn field in Nebraska. The residents of Chester, Nebraska buried him as "Little Boy Blue," unclaimed and unidentified-- until a phone...


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...


A Sociopath Beside Me

by Junie Moon

A Sociopath Beside Me is a true story about my life with a sociopath and the devastating circumstances he created for his many victims. This personal journey leads to the discovery that a sociopath was in our...


True Story

by Michael Finkel

Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Jonah Hill & James Franco and Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures

When New York Times reporter Michael Finkel meets accused killer Christian Longo–who has taken on Finkel's...


The White House Boys: An American Tragedy

by Roger Dean Kiser

Hidden far from sight, deep in the thick underbrush of the North Florida woods are the ghostly graves of more than thirty unidentified bodies, some of which are thought to be children who were beaten to death...


Rampage: Canadian Mass Murder and Spree Killing

by Lee Mellor

Lee Mellor has gathered more than 25 of Canada's most lethal mass and spree killers into a single work. Rampage details their grisly crimes, delves into their twisted psyches, and dissects their motivations...


Crime of the Century

by Gregory Ahlgren and

After it was announced that the twenty month-old son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh was abducted, the entire world grieved for their loss. Seventy-two days later, the body was found in the woods next to a roadway,...


The Green River Serial Killer

by Pennie Morehead

This first book by Pennie Morehead chronicles the life of Judith, the wife of Gary Ridgway, the infamous serial killer of more than 48 women. It contains 112 original photographs and letters, many published...