True Crime - Murder

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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

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

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

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

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

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

The Devil in the White City: Murder,...

Erik Larson

Author Erik Larson imbues the incredible events surrounding the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with such drama that readers may find themselves checking the book's categorization to be sure that The Devil in the White City is not, in fact,...

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Published: Feb 2004

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

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

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

The Shark Arm Murders: The Thrilling ...

Alex Castles

This true story of one of the world's great unsolved murder cases begins one quiet day in Australia in 1935 when a giant Tiger shark, on display in the Coogee public baths, coughs up a tattooed arm. What follows is a spellbinding tal...

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Published: Jun 1995

The Onion Field

Joseph Wambaugh

This is the frighteningly true story of two young cops and two young robbers whose separate destinies fatally cross one March night in a bizarre execution in a deserted Los Angeles field.

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Published: Aug 2007

The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shoc...

Kate Summerscale

The national bestseller, now in paperback. In June of 1860 three-year-old Saville Kent was found at the bottom of an outdoor privy with his throat slit. T he crime horrified all England and led to a national obsession with detection, ...

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Published: Feb 2009

Monsters of Death Row: America's Dead...

Christopher Berry-Dee

From the cells of Death Row come the true-life accounts of the most heinous, cruel and depraved killers of modern times. At the time of writing, there are 3,702 inmates on Death Row across the US. They have carried out serial murder, ...

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Published: Feb 2003

Down by the River: Drugs, Money, Murd...

Charles Bowden

Lionel Bruno Jordan was murdered on January 20, 1995, in an El Paso parking lot, but he keeps coming back as the key to a multibillion-dollar drug industry, two corrupt governments -- one called the United States and the other Mexico ...

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Published: Jan 2004

Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Myst...

Robert Kolker

A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Book of 2013Award-winning investigative reporter Robert Kolker delivers a humanizing account of the true-life search for a serial killer still at large on Long Island, and presents the first detailed look a...

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Published: May 2014

Shake the Devil Off: A True Story of ...

Ethan Brown

A charismatic young soldier meets a tragic end in this moving and mesmerizing account of the war in Iraq, Hurricane Katrina, and no-safety-net AmericaZackery Bowen was thrust into two of America's largest recent debacles. He was one o...

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Published: Nov 2010

The Murder of the Century: The Gilded...

Paul Collins

"No writer better articulates ourinterest in the confluence of hope, eccentricity, and the timelessness of the bold and strange than Paul Collins."—DAVE EGGERS On Long Island, a farmer finds a duck pond turned red with bl...

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Published: Jun 2012

Indefensible: The Missing Truth about...

Michael Griesbach

Shocking facts missing from the hit Netflix series Making a Murderer.In 1985, Steven Avery went to prison for the brutal sexual assault of a female jogger on the shores of Lake Michigan. Eighteen years later, DNA evidence proved hi...

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Published: Mar 2017

Murder in Grosse Pointe Park: Privile...

Steve Miller

Investigative reporter, and author of Nobody's Women, Steve Miller makes a thoroughly researched inquiry into a murder that rocked the privileged world of Grosse Pointe, Michigan.Bob Bashara: husband, father, Rotary Club president and...

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Published: Sep 2015

Lethal Guardian: A Twisted True Story...

M. William Phelps

"A dark, true account of obsession." --Gregg Olsen"Phelps dares to tread where few others will: into the mind of a killer." --TV RageSmart, gorgeous redhead Beth Carpenter was a successful attorney in Connecticut's...

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Published: May 2016
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