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Crimes & Criminals

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  • Mindhunter

    Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit

    Now a Netflix original seriesDiscover the classic, behind-the-scenes chronicle of John E. Douglas’ twenty-five-year career in the FBI Investigative Support Unit, where he used psychological profiling to delve into the minds of the country’s most notorious serial killers and criminals.In chilling detail, the legendary Mindhunter takes us behind the scenes of some of his most gruesome, fascinating, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Crime Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    series Big Ideas
    Investigate 100 of the world's most notorious crimes, including the Great Train Robbery, the Lindbergh kidnapping, and the murders of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.Were the perpetrators delusional, opportunist, or truly evil? Find out what really happened and how the cases were solved.Discover conmen with sheer verve, such as Victor Lustig who "sold" the Eiffel Tower to scrap dealers in 1925, ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Burned

    A Story of Murder and the Crime That Wasn't

    by Edward Humes ...
    Now in paperback. Was a monstrous killer brought to justice or an innocent mother condemned?On an April night in 1989, Jo Ann Parks survived a house fire that claimed the lives of her three small children. Though the fire at first seemed a tragic accident, investigators soon reported finding evidence proving that Parks had sabotaged wiring, set several fires herself, and even barricade her four ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • If I Did It

    Confession of the Killer

    by O.J. Simpson ...
    Years after being acquitted of criminal charges in a case that was highly-publicised in the US, finally in November 2008, OJ Simpson was found guilty of the crime he committed as a result of the penury brought upon him by the efforts of the Goldman Family. This updated paperback edition brings together for the first time the whole story from start to finish. If I Did It includes the actual text ... Read more

    $10.59 USD

  • Weird Wild West

    True Tales of the Strange and Gothic

    by Keven McQueen ...
    From gruesome murders to ghost sightings, a collection of historical stories ranging from terrifying Texas to spooky South Dakota.The Wild West is infamous for its outrageous stories, cowboys, and gun battles. But the region is also known for its ghost stories, unexplained deaths, bizarre murders, and peculiar burials. This book features numerous tales of true crime and odd phenomena from the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Writing My Wrongs

    Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison

    by Shaka Senghor ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An unforgettable memoir of redemption and second chances amidst America's mass incarceration epidemic, from a member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100Shaka Senghor was raised in a middle class neighborhood on Detroit’s east side during the height of the 1980s crack epidemic. An honor roll student and a natural leader, he dreamed of becoming a doctor—but at age 11, his parents' ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Three Sisters in Black

    The Bizarre True Case of the Bathtub Tragedy

    In 1909, a bathtub drowning became one of the most famous and bizarre criminal cases in American history.On November 29, 1909, police were called to a ramshackle home in East Orange, New Jersey, where they found the emaciated body of twenty-four-year-old Oceana “Ocey” Snead facedown in the bathtub—dead of an apparent suicide by drowning. There was even a note left behind.But it would not take ... Read more

    $8.69 USD $1.99 USD

  • Insane Killers Inc.

    Some crimes become defining moments in history; the perpetrators infamous. During the 1980s, Belgian citizens were equal parts terrified and horrified by a series of brutal supermarket massacres committed by a trio of cold, callous murderers. The media dubbed the trio the Insane Brabant Killers. No one could identify the men, who used various disguises, but they became known as the Old Man, the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Perfect Poison: A Female Serial Killer's Deadly Medicine

    The true-crime story of a Massachusetts nurse with a dark secret, by the New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Left Behind.At the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Northampton, Massachusetts, Kristen Gilbert was known as a hardworking, dedicated nurse. Yet so many emergencies and sudden deaths occurred under Kristen's watch that others jokingly called her the “Angel of Death.” No one ... Read more

    $5.59 USD

  • Killers of the Flower Moon

    The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

    by David Grann ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history, from the author of The Lost City of Z.In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, the Osage rode in chauffeured automobiles, built ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Murder of Innocence

    series ID True Crime #5
    Dive into two dark stories of crime and murder from a New York Times bestselling author, inspired by true crime horrors where murder isn't always the worst thing that can happen to you . . .Murder of Innocence: It's impossible to resist Andrew Luster. He's rich, charming, and good-looking, and dozens of women have fallen under his spell. But Andrew is no mere womanizer. He's a predator, and it'll ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Strange Tales of Crime and Murder in Southern Indiana

    by Keven McQueen ...
    The author of Horror in the Heartland delves deep into the dark and sordid annals of the region where Hoosier history began.Prepare to take a tour of some dark, strange moments of southern Indiana’s history. From the scheming wife who wanted her dull husband out of the way to make room for a young love affair and the husband who stomped his wife to death because she wouldn’t stop singing an ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Nature of Drugs

    History, Pharmacology, and Social Impact

    The Nature of Drugs presents Sasha Shulgin’s popular San Francisco State University course on what drugs are, how they work, how they are processed by the body, and how they affect our society. The course also delves into social issues and reactions involving drugs, and discussions of governmental attempts at controlling them and features Sasha's engaging lecture style peppered with illuminating ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • From Russia with Blood

    The Kremlin's Ruthless Assassination Program and Vladimir Putin's Secret War on the West

    by Heidi Blake ...
    The untold story of how Russia refined the art and science of targeted assassination abroad -- while Western spies watched in horror as their governments failed to guard against the threat.They thought they had found a safe haven in the green hills of England. They were wrong. One by one, the Russian oligarchs, dissidents, and gangsters who fled to Britain after Vladimir Putin came to power ... Read more

    $12.99 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

  • Gone at Midnight

    The Tragic True Story Behind the Unsolved Internet Sensation

    by Jake Anderson ...
    The case that captivated a nation and inspired the Netflix series Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel!A Fortune Magazine “Most Anticipated Books of 2020” SelectionA Goodreads Featured Release for February 2020**Oxygen’s List of “Best True Crime Books of 2020” Selection“The Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles is a palpable presence in Gone at Midnight. Given the checkered h... ... Read more

    $11.09 USD

  • A Tangled Web

    A Cyberstalker, a Deadly Obsession, and the Twisting Path to Justice.

    by Leslie Rule ...
    In the tradition of her acclaimed mother, Ann Rule, author of The Stranger Beside Me, bestselling author Leslie Rule exposes the trail of a sadistic sociopath, identity thief, and killer . . .It was a bleak November in 2012 when Cari Farver, thirty-seven, vanished from Omaha, Nebraska. Texts sent indicated that the hardworking mother had quit her job, abandoned her son, and cut ties with everyone. ... Read more

    $11.09 USD

  • Newjack

    Guarding Sing Sing

    by Ted Conover ...
    Acclaimed journalist Ted Conover sets a new standard for bold, in-depth reporting in this first-hand account of life inside the penal system at Sing Sing.When Ted Conover’s request to shadow a recruit at the New York State Corrections Officer Academy was denied, he decided to apply for a job as a prison officer himself. The result is an unprecedented work of eyewitness journalism: the account of ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Incarceration Nations

    A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World

    In this crucial study, named one of the Washington Post's Notable Nonfiction Books of 2016 and now in paperback, Baz Dreisinger goes behind bars in nine countries to investigate the current conditions in prisons worldwide.Beginning in Africa and ending in Europe, Incarceration Nations is a first-person odyssey through the prison systems of the world. Professor, journalist, and founder of the ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Pembrokeshire Murders

    NOW A MAJOR TV DRAMA

    The dramatic, compelling bestselling true story of how a serial killer was finally unmasked after evading justice for more than twenty yearsNow a major TV series starring Luke Evans1980s. In the beautiful, unspoiled landscape of Pembrokeshire, a serial killer is at large: two double murders; an assault; the rape and assault of two teenagers - all potentially the work of one man.This is the ... Read more

    $2.99 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

    $26.69 USD

  • On My Life

    the gripping fast-paced thriller with a killer twist

    by Angela Clarke ...
    'A compelling, vividly realised prison drama with a mystery at its heart. Hugely enjoyed it' Steve Cavanagh, author of ThirteenJenna knows she didn't do it. But she is running out of time to prove it . . .A heartbreaking, compulsive thriller with a killer twist!Framed. Imprisoned. Pregnant.Jenna thought she had the perfect life: a loving fiancé, a great job, a beautiful home. Then she finds her ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • PEOPLE True Crime Unsolved Mysteries

    Unsolved Mysteries: For the father of a slain child, the fans of one of rap music's biggest stars and the families of two buddies who flew to a Caribbean island and never returned, the haunting question remains: Who did it? This special edition from the editors of PEOPLE returns to the JonBenét Ramsey case, 25 years later; examines the brazen killing of Brooklyn-born rapper the Notorious B.I.G.; ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • A Dark Room in Glitter Ball City

    Murder, Secrets, and Scandal in Old Louisville

    by David Dominé ...
    This true crime saga—with an eccentric Southern backdrop—introduces the reader to the story of a murder in a crumbling Louisville mansion and the decades of secrets and corruption that live within the old house’s walls.On June 18, 2010, police discover a body buried in the wine cellar of a Victorian mansion in Old Louisville. James Carroll, shot and stabbed the year before, has lain for 7 months ... Read more

    $18.99 USD