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  • Rogues

    True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the prize-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Empire of Pain and Say Nothing—and one of the most decorated journalists of our time—twelve enthralling stories of skulduggery and intrigue“I read everything he writes. Every time he writes a book, I read it. Every time he writes an article, I read it … he’s a national treasure.” —Rachel Maddow“Patrick ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • Solitary

    “An uncommonly powerful memoir about four decades in confinement . . . A profound book about friendship [and] solitary confinement in the United States.” —New York TimesFinalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book AwardSolitary is the unforgettable life story of a man who served more than four decades in solitary confinement—in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, twenty-three hours a day, in ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Written in Bone

    Hidden Stories in What We Leave Behind

    Winner of the Crime Writers’ Association ALCS Gold Dagger for Nonfiction—A tour through the human skeleton and the secrets our bones reveal, from the author of All That RemainsIn her memoir All That Remains, internationally renowned forensic anthropologist and human anatomist Dame Sue Black recounted her life lived eye to eye with the Grim Reaper. During the course of it, she offered a primer on ... Read more

    $18.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Catch and Kill

    Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

    by Ronan Farrow ...
    **Now an HBO documentary series streaming on HBO Max.One of the Best Books of the Year**Time * NPR * Washington Post * Bloomberg News * Chicago Tribune * Chicago Public Library * Fortune * Los Angeles Times * E! New... ... Read more

    $15.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • Brooklyn's Most Wanted

    The Top 100 Criminals, Crooks and Creeps from the County of the Kings

    by Craig McGuire ...
    A collected history of the 100 most notorious criminals to walk the streets of the New York City borough.Brooklyn’s Most Wanted parades an impressive perp walk of 100 of the borough’s most notorious, ranking them meticulously from bad to worst. From crime bosses to career criminals to corrupt politicians, pedophile priests to Ponzi scammers, this is not your usual crime chronicle. You want labor ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency

    **Look for Dan Abrams and David Fisher’s new book, Kennedy’s Avenger: Assassination, Conspiracy, and the Forgotten Trial of Jack Ruby.Instant** New York Times **bestseller!A Winner of the Barondess/Lincoln AwardA** Washington Independent Review of Books **Favorite Book of 2018A** Suspense Magazine **Best Book of 2018A** Mental Floss **Best... ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Written in Blood

    by Colin Wilson ...
    Extraordinary accounts of forensic crime detection—from poisoners in ancient Rome to modern day serial killers—by the bestselling author of The Outsider.In 44 BC, a Roman doctor named Antistius performed the first autopsy recorded in history—on the corpse of murder victim Julius Caesar. However, not until the nineteenth century did the systematic application of scientific knowledge to crime ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

    by John Berendt ...
    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “Elegant and wicked.... [This] might be the first true-crime book that makes the reader want to book a bed and breakfast for an extended weekend at the scene of the crime." —The New York Times Book ReviewShots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • God’s Law and Order

    Winner of a Christianity Today Book AwardAn incisive look at how evangelical Christians shaped—and were shaped by—the American criminal justice system.America incarcerates on a massive scale. Despite recent reforms, the United States locks up large numbers of people—disproportionately poor and nonwhite—for long periods and offers little opportunity for restoration. Aaron Griffith reveals a key ... Read more

    $29.99 USD

  • Kentucky Bloodbath

    Ten Bizarre Tales of Murder from the Bluegrass State

    series WildBlue Press True Crime
    The author of The Bundy Murders and Unnatural Causes shares ten strange but true tales of homicide from the state of Kentucky.From the author of Vampire: The Richard Chase Murders comes an excursion into the weird and the bizarre. Learn about a medieval-esque murder in a small-town museum. Meet a jilted boyfriend who decides that his former girlfriend needs to die on her twenty-first birthday. ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Project Icarus

    An absolutely gripping suspense thriller

    by R.D. Shah ...
    Book 1 - The Disavowed
    An old enemy, a new threat, and a secret that could tear the world apart.Hostage negotiator Ethan Munroe is called urgently to a developing crime scene. A serial killer is holding a young girl hostage, and, inexplicably, demands his attendance.Events quickly spiral out of control, and the security of Ethan's life is stripped away, as he is thrown headlong into a perilous world of deception, ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • American Predator

    The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century

    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn Amazon “Best Book of 2019”A Washington Post “10 Books To Read in July”A Los Angeles Times “Seven Highly Anticipated Books for Summer Reading”A USA Today “20 of the Season’s Hottest New Books”A New York Post “25 Best Beach Reads of 2019 You Need to Pre-Order Now”**A Bustle “The Best New True Crime Books You Can Read Right Now”<strong... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Snake Eyes

    Murder in A Southern Town

    by Bitty Martin ...
    By 1966, Hot Springs, Arkansas wasn’t your typical sleepy little Southern town. Once a favorite destination for mobsters like Al Capone and Lucky Luciano, illegal activities continued to lure out-of-state gamblers, flim-flam men, and high rollers to its racetracks, clubs, and bordellos. Still, the town was shaken to its core after a girl was found dead on a nearby ranch. The ranch owner claimed it ... Read more

    $17.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Waitress

    The BRAND NEW gripping, edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller from the bestselling author of The Bridesmaid for 2022

    by Nina Manning ...
    The brand new novel from the international bestselling author of The Bridesmaid and Queen Bee!Nameless. Faceless. Deadly?Waitress Kit Lowman knows that people look down on her and the job she does. But being anonymous offers Kit safety and security and allows her own terrible secrets to remain hidden.And then Kit’s luck changes, and she suddenly faces a terrible dilemma: reveal her true identity ... Read more

    $1.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • Mr. Smith Goes to Prison

    What My Year Behind Bars Taught Me About America's Prison Crisis

    by Jeff Smith ...
    The fall from politico to prisoner isn't necessarily long, but the landing, as Missouri State Senator Jeff Smith learned, is a hard one.In 2009, Smith pleaded guilty to a seemingly minor charge of campaign malfeasance and earned himself a year and one day in Kentucky's FCI Manchester. Mr. Smith Goes to Prison is the fish-out-of-water story of his time in the big house; of the people he met there ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Decision to Kill

    A True Crime Story of a Teenage Killer and the Mother Who Loved Him

    A family tragedy propels this gripping true crime debut as a mother searches for answers in the shocking murder of her husband—and conviction of her son.In the early morning of October 18, 1986, Cherie Wier’s life collapses when her teenage son takes the life of her beloved husband. For years, Cherie grapples with events preceding and following the crime, struggling to overcome the consuming grief ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • Anyone You Want Me to Be

    A True Story of Sex and Death on the Internet

    JOHN DOUGLAS -- THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF MINDHUNTER AND THE UNDISPUTED MASTER PROFILER OF SERIAL CRIMINALS -- TELLS THE CHILLING TRUE STORY OF JOHN ROBINSON, THE INTERNET'S FIRST SERIAL MURDERER.In Olathe, Kansas, a balding, pudgy father of four sits in prison convicted on three counts of homicide -- two of capital murder -- and suspected in at least five other disappearances. During the last ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Devil's Knot

    The True Story of the West Memphis Three

    by Mara Leveritt ...
    *A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON AND COLIN FIRTH*The West Memphis Three. Accused, convicted…and set free. Do you know their story?In 2011, one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in American legal history was set right when Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley were released after eighteen years in prison. Award-winning journalist Mara Leveritt’s The Devil’s ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Stateville

    The Penitentiary in Mass Society

    series Studies in Crime and Justice
    Stateville penitentiary in Illinois has housed some of Chicago's most infamous criminals and was proclaimed to be "the world's toughest prison" by Joseph Ragen, Stateville's powerful warden from 1936 to 1961. It shares with Attica, San Quentin, and Jackson the notoriety of being one of the maximum security prisons that has shaped the public's conception of imprisonment. In Stateville James B. ... Read more

    $26.99 USD

  • The Lockerbie Bombing

    A Father's Search for Justice

    The destruction of Pan Am Flight 103 over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in December 1988 was the largest attack on Britain since World War Two. 259 passengers and 11 townsfolk of Lockerbie were murdered. Libyan Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was convicted of the crime. He maintained his innocence until his death in 2012. Among the passengers was Flora, beloved daughter of Dr Jim Swire. Jim accepted ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Blood Cold

    Fame, Sex, and Murder in Hollywood

    The riveting true account of the 2001 murder of Bonny Lee Bakley, starring Robert Blake—the Hollywood icon accused of killing his wife in cold bloodIn May 2001 Bonny Lee Bakley was shot to death in a car parked on a dark Hollywood side street. Eleven months later Robert Blake—her husband, the father of her child, and the star of the classic film In Cold Blood and the popular 1970s TV detective ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Our Friend Travis

    The Travis Alexander Story

    Travis Victor Alexander was a good looking, charismatic, entrepreneur and motivational speaker. He was in the prime of his life enjoying good health, financial success, world travel and a bustling social life. But, things weren't always so good for him. His life began in dismal circumstances, and tragically, it ended worse than it began. He was born to drug addicted parents and suffered many of ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Mafia Prince

    Inside America's Most Violent Crime Family and the Bloody Fall of La Cosa Nostra

    by Phil Leonetti ...
    MONEY, MURDER, AND MACHIAVELLIAN MAYHEM . . . CONTAINS A NEW EPILOGUEMafia Prince is the first person account of one of the most brutal eras in Mafia history -- "Little Nicky" Scarfo's reign as boss of the Philadelphia family in the 1980s -- written by Scarfo's underboss and nephew, "Crazy Phil" Leonetti.The youngest-ever underboss at the age of 33, Leonetti was at the crux of the violent breakup ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Down, Out, and Under Arrest

    Policing and Everyday Life in Skid Row

    In his first year working in Los Angeles’s Skid Row, Forrest Stuart was stopped on the street by police fourteen times. Usually for doing little more than standing there.Juliette, a woman he met during that time, has been stopped by police well over one hundred times, arrested upward of sixty times, and has given up more than a year of her life serving week-long jail sentences. Her most common ... Read more

    $15.99 USD