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Filthy Rich: The Billionaire's Sex Sc...

James Patterson

A shocking true crime tale of money, power, and sex from the world's most popular thriller writer.Jeffrey Epstein rose from humble origins to the rarefied heights of New York City's financial elite. A college dropout with an instinct ...

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Published: Nov 2017

Lost and Found: The True Story of Jay...

John Glatt

Jaycee Lee Dugard was just 11 years old when she was kidnapped by strangers off of a South Lake Tahoe street.  Her abduction sparked a flurry of local and national media coverage, and it was the subject of an episode of America's M...

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Published: Sep 2010

Catch Me If You Can: The True Story o...

Frank W. Abagnale

Frank Abagnale was possibly the world's most talented con artist. A high school dropout, Abagnale amassed millions of dollars by passing bad checks, playing the role of an airline pilot (including actually flying commercial airplanes)...

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Published: Aug 2000

Bitter Harvest

Ann Rule

GIFTED WITH A BRILLIANT MIND, BLESSED WITH A BEAUTIFUL FAMILY -- AND CURSED WITH A DESTRUCTIVE MADNESS In this harrowing New York Times bestseller, Ann Rule is at her masterful best as she winnows horrific truths from the ashes of w...

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Published: Feb 1999

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustic...

John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn the town of Ada, Oklahoma, Ron Williamson was going to be the next Mickey Mantle. But on his way to the Big Leagues, Ron stumbled, his dreams broken by drinking, drugs, and women. Then, on a winter night...

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Published: Nov 2007

Murder Beyond the Grave (James Patter...

James Patterson

Two true-crime thrillers as seen on Discovery's Murder is Forever TV series - premiering February 2018MURDER BEYOND THE GRAVE. Stephen Small has it all-a Ferrari, fancy house, loving wife, and three boys. But the only thing he needs r...

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Published: Feb 2018

Wolves Among Sheep

James Kostelniuk

There are tragedies in life. The young child killed by a drunk driver. The family devastated by an early morning house fire. These events sadden us and make us reflect. "There but for the grace of God..." But if tragedy h...

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Published: Oct 2009

Home Sweet Murder (James Patterson's ...

James Patterson

Two true-crime thrillers as seen on Discovery's Murder is Forever TV series - premiering January 2018HOME SWEET MURDER. Lawyer Leo Fisher and his wife Sue are a sixty-one-year-old couple enjoying a quiet Sunday dinner at home. Until a...

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Published: Jan 2018

Inside the Mind of BTK: The True Stor...

John Douglas

A dramatic and compelling true-crime psychological thriller This incredible story shows how John Douglas tracked and participated in the hunt for one of the most notorious serial killers in U.S. history. For 31 years a man who ...

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Published: Aug 2008

Practice to Deceive

Ann Rule

From "America's best true-crime writer" (Kirkus Reviews) Ann Rule comes the New York Times bestselling mystery novel of drama, greed, sex, scandal, and murder on an eerie island in the Pacific Northwest. Nestled in Puget Sou...

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Published: Oct 2014

Heart Full of Lies: A True Story of D...

Ann Rule

True-crime specialist Rule here examines the murder of Chris Northon in 2000. Northon's wife, Liysa, was convicted of the crime, though she claimed that she shot him in self defense. Rule delves into Liysa's past (both real and manufa...

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Published: Oct 2004

Bitter Almonds : The True Story of Mo...

Gregg Olsen

An account of the crimes of Stella Nickell describes how Nickell killed her husband in order to collect on an insurance policy and how to cover her tracks she placed cyanide-laced painkillers of innocent strangers, examines what trans...

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Published: Aug 2006

Nightmare in Wichita: The Hunt for th...

Robert Beattie

After 31 years of silence, the accused BTK Strangler resurfaced in Wichita, Kansas after eluding justice since his first attack in 1974. Some local law enforcement officials think the killer reemerged after hearing about the publicati...

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Published: Mar 2005

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage...

David Grann

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   -  NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST A New York Times Notable BookA Best Book of the Year: Time, Entertainment Weekly, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, GQ, Newsday, Seattle Times, St. Louis Pos...

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Published: Apr 2018

Echoes of My Soul

Robert K. Tanenbaum

This true crime book is like a real-life thriller, and it has historic import because it paved the way for the Supreme Court's ruling that led to Miranda rights. ECHOES OF MY SOUL tells all about the Career Girls Murders. Two young...

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Published: Jun 2014

3,096 Days in Captivity: The True Sto...

Natascha Kampusch

On March 2, 1998, ten-year-old Natascha Kampusch was kidnapped, and found herself locked in a house that would be her home for the next eight years. She was starved, beaten, treated as a slave, and forced to work for her deranged capt...

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Published: Sep 2011

A Family Cursed: The Kissell Dynasty,...

Kevin McMurray

As boys, Robert and Andrew Kissel competed and excelled. As men, they made millions—Robert in the Asian markets and Andrew in real estate. But a darkness was chasing the brothers down. In November 2003, Robert was murdered in his po...

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Published: Nov 2007

Perfect Victim: The True Story of 'Th...

Christine McGuire

Some may find it unbelievable that a 20-year-old Oregon woman could be enslaved by a sexual sadist for seven years--that even after being able to move freely during the day, she would allow him to lock her into a wooden box ever...

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Published: Jul 1989

In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror...

Erik Larson

"Larson is a marvelous writer...superb at creating characters with a few short strokes."—New York Times Book Review  Erik Larson has been widely acclaimed as a master of narrative non-fiction, and in his new book, the be...

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Published: May 2012

Death of a Dream (48 Hours Mystery)

Paul LaRosa

A BEAUTIFUL GIRL WITH AMBITIOUS DREAMS -- DID FOLLOWING HER HEART COST HER LIFE?Award-winning journalists from TV's 48 Hours Mystery go inside the case that shocked even jaded New Yorkers: the murder of aspiring dancer Catherine Woods...

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Published: Mar 2008

The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Ar...

Edward Dolnick

In the predawn hours of a gloomy February day in 1994, two thieves entered the National Gallery in Oslo and made off with one of the world's most famous paintings, Edvard Munch's Scream. It was a brazen crime committed while the whol...

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Published: Jul 2006

Blood Bond

William W. Johnstone

In the years since Matt Bodine saved Sam Two Wolves' life, the bond between these bloodbrothers becomes legendary, until General George Custer's war on Indians comes to Little Big Horn River and forces the two to choose sides. Reprint.

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Published: Jan 2006

Pure Murder

Corey Mitchell

Two Innocent Teens The crime was unspeakable. On a summer night in Houston, two bright, beautiful, success-bound teenage girls crossed paths with a group of young men fueled with alcohol and rage. Four days later, when searchers fina...

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Published: Jun 2008

Portrait Of A Killer: Jack The Ripper...

Patricia D. Cornwell

Mystery author Cornwell reportedly spent a small fortune in pursuing her own investigation into the infamous Jack the Ripper case. Here, she presents what she believes to be new evidence in the crimes and offers her own solution to wh...

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Published: Oct 2003

Thunderstruck

Erik Larson

A true story of love, murder, and the end of the world’ s “ great hush” In 'Thunderstruck,' Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men— Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, ...

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Published: Sep 2007

Without Pity: Ann Rule's Most Dangero...

Ann Rule

THEY KILL WITHOUT CONSCIENCE.ANN RULE PORTRAYS THEIR SHATTERING CRIMES WITHOUT PITY.In eight stunning Case Files volumes, from A Rose for Her Grave to the #1 blockbuster Last Dance, Last Chance, Ann Rule reigns as 'America's best true...

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Published: Dec 2003

Evil Eyes

Corey Mitchell

Recounts the shocking story of Coral Eugene Watts, a sadistic serial killer and the prime suspect in ninety slayings, who almost got away with murder until the efforts of investigators and the mother of one of his victims led to a con...

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Published: Apr 2006

Kiss Me, Kill Me: Ann Rule's Crime Fi...

Ann Rule

A chilling compilation of all-new cases exposes the dark violence and lethal obsessions behind passionate love affairs, documenting the crimes of a murderous faithless wife, a seductive former Marine and martial arts master, a killer ...

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Published: Dec 2004

Bully: A True Story Of High School Re...

Jim Schutze

Booby Kent was a bully--a steroid-pumped 20-year-old who dominated his peers in their comfortable, middle-class Ft. Lauderdale beach community through psychological, physical and sexual abuse. But on a summer night in 1993, Bobby was ...

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Published: Feb 1998

The FBI Killer

Aphrodite Jones

Dirt poor, divorced, the mother of two young children, Susan Daniels Smith, 27, prayed for a hand-some Prince Charming who would take her away from the squalor of her rural Kentucky community to live in romance and luxury. When a good...

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Published: Jul 2006
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