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Grave Desire: A Cultural History of Necrophilia

by Steve Finbow

From Ancient Egypt to True Blood - death, sex and culture.


Gangsters & Grifters: Classic Crime Photos from the Chicago Tribune

by Chicago Tribune Staff & Rick Kogan

Created from the Chicago Tribune's vast archives, Gangsters and Grifters is a collection of photographs featuring infamous criminals, small-time bandits, hoodlums, and more at shocking crime scenes. These vintage...


Girl, Wanted: The Chase for Sarah Pender

by Steve Miller

Sarah Pender was an attractive, outgoing, intelligent woman with great potential. But the straight and narrow had no appeal for this depraved young woman dubbed "the female Charles Manson", who knew how to get...


Inside Alcatraz

by Jim Quillen

Each day we saw the outside world in all its splendour, and each day that view served as a reminder that we had wasted and ruined our lives.

Jim Quillen, AZ586 - a runaway, problem child and petty thief - was...


God'll Cut You Down: The Tangled Tale of a White Supremacist, a Black Hustler, aMurder, and How I Lost a Year in Mississippi

by John Safran

An unlikely journalist, a murder case in Mississippi, and a fascinating literary true crime story in the style of Jon Ronson, for fans of "Serial."

A notorious white supremacist named Richard Barrett was brutally...


The Big Eddy Club: The Stocking Stranglings and Southern Justice

by David Rose

Called a "dazzlingly reported, supremely elegant" work by The Observer, The Big Eddy Club is an award-winning journalist's exposé of race, injustice, and serial murder in the Deep South—Midnight in the Garden...


Cannibal Serial Killers: Profiles of Depraved Flesh-Eating Murderers

by Christopher Berry-Dee

INSIDE THE WORLD OF FLESH-EATING KILLERS

Delving deep into the twisted actions of Hannibal Lecter–type murderers, Cannibal Serial Killers profiles the depraved individuals who prolong their horrific crimes beyond...


To Die For

by Kathy Braidhill

Impeccably dressed, meticulously neat, Dana Sue Gray spared no expense on herself. Dropping thousands of dollars on a shopping binge or a luxurious day spa was nothing out of the ordinary for Dana--nor for many...


Foxcatcher: The True Story of My Brother's Murder, John du Pont's Madness, and the Quest for Olympic Gold

by Mark Schultz & David Thomas

The riveting true story of Olympic wrestling gold medal-winning brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz and their fatal relationship with the eccentric John du Pont, heir to the du Pont dynasty

On January 26,...


Outlaw Biker: The Russian Connection

by Jerry Langton

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire

Ned Aiken was set up for a quiet life. After falling into the biker world almost by accident, rising through the ranks of a major motorcycle gang and eventually betraying...


Bayou of Pigs: The True Story of an Audacious Plot to Turn a Tropical Island into a Criminal Paradise

by Stewart Bell

The story of how a criminal Shangri-La almost happened

In 1981, a small but heavily armed force of misfits from the United States and Canada set off on an unlikely mission: to invade the impoverished Caribbean...


The Making of a Serial Killer: The Real Story of the Gainesville Murders in the Killer's Own Words

by Danny Rolling & SONDRA LONDON

The man convicted of the vicious murders of five college students in Gainesville, Florida, discusses his motivations and actions in commiting the crimes, reflects on what made him into a killer, and his struggle...


Killer Fiction: Stories that Convicted the Ex-Cop of Murder

by SCHAEFER SCHAEFER & SONDRA LONDON

Including a foreword by a woman who once dated him, the perverse, violent stories, poetry, and fantastic scribblings of a man convicted in 1972 of murdering two women chart the killer's extreme pathology.


The Great Train Robbery: The Myth of The Ulsterman

by Jim Morris

The true origins of the plot for the Great Train Robbery will never be know for sure, there are too many twists and turns that its difficult to see what is fact and what is legend. The popular legend has it...


Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Bolton

by Glynis Cooper

Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Bolton takes the reader on a sinister journey through centuries of local crime, meeting villains of all sorts along the way. There is no shortage of harrowing incidents of...


Respecifying Lab Ethnography: An Ethnomethodological Study of Experimental Physics

by Philippe Sormani

Respecifying Lab Ethnography delivers the first ethnomethodological study of current experimental physics in action, describing the disciplinary orientation of lab work and exploring the discipline in its social...


The Poetics of Crime: Understanding and Researching Crime and Deviance Through Creative Sources

by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

The Poetics of Crime is an invitation to reconsider and reimagine how criminological knowledge may be creatively and poetically constructed, obtained, corroborated and applied. Departing from the conventional...


Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Staffordshire & The Potteries

by Nicholas Corder

In Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Staffordshire and the Potteries the chill is brought close to home as each chapter investigates the darker side of humanity in notorious cases of murder, deceit and pure...


Gangs

by Tony Thompson

Organised crime is now the country's third biggest industry. The number of gangland murders, shootings and kidnappings, along with the levels of drug trafficking, people smuggling and money laundering, have...


Australian Tragic: Gripping Tales From the Dark Side of Our History

by Jack Marx

A compelling collection of tales from Australia's dark heart - of catastrophe and misfortune, intrigue and passion, betrayal and tragedy.

AUSTRALIAN TRAGIC ranges across our past and our present: the heartbreaking...