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  • 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

    $2.99 USD

  • Hell's Half-Acre

    The Untold Story of the Benders, a Serial Killer Family on the American Frontier

    by Susan Jonusas ...
    **One of NPR's "Books We Love"New York Times Book Review's "The Best True Crime of 2022""Rich in historical perspective and graced by novelistic touches, grips the reader from first to last.”—Wall Street JournalA suspense filled tale of murder on the American frontier—shedding new light on a family of serial killers in Kansas, whose horrifying crimes gripped the attention of a nation still reeling ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda

    by Ali H. Soufan ...
    A book that will change the way we think about al-Qaeda, intelligence, and the events that forever changed America.On September 11, 2001, FBI Special Agent Ali H. Soufan was handed a secret file. Had he received it months earlier—when it was requested—the attacks on New York and Washington could have been prevented. During his time on the front lines, Soufan helped thwart plots around the world ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Fool Me Once

    Scams, Stories, and Secrets from the Trillion-Dollar Fraud Industry

    A riveting look at the perpetrators, victims, and whistleblowers behind financial crimes, from forensic accounting expert and documentarian Kelly Richmond Pope.Have you ever wondered why Bernie Madoff thought he could brazenly steal his clients' money? Or why investors were so easily duped by Elizabeth Holmes? Or how courageous people like Jeffrey Wigand are willing to become whistleblowers and ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • Murder Machine

    "The inside story of a single Brooklyn gang that killed more Americans than the Iraqi army."—Mike McAlary, columnist, New York PostThey were the DeMeo gang—the most deadly hit men in organized crime. Their Mafia higher-ups came to know, use, and ultimately fear them as the Murder Machine. They killed for profit and for pleasure, following cold-blooded plans and wild whims, from the mean streets of ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Prison:

    Life’S Follies

    by James Lloyd ...
    The book deals with some very serious events that I was a part of, starting almost immediately getting out of my two-week indoctrination period: from hands-on trips to lock up to deal with troublesome inmates to a life-or-death situation in the control room in my fourth month of my six-month probationary period, through a couple of riots that took place right after my probation was up, as well as ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Hunting Whitey

    The Inside Story of the Capture & Killing of America's Most Wanted Crime Boss

    Based on exclusive, fresh reporting, the thrilling, definitive inside story of the pursuit, capture, and killing of legendary South Boston mob boss, James “Whitey” Bulger, detailing as never before his years on the run, how he evaded capture, and his brutal murder in prison.For the first time, Boston reporters Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge draw on exclusive interviews and exhaustive investigative ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Love and Death in the Sunshine State

    The Story of a Murder

    by Cutter Wood ...
    "Gripping . . . Cutter Wood subverts all our expectations for the true crime genre.” —Leslie Jamison, author of The RecoveringWhen a stolen car is recovered on the Gulf Coast of Florida, it sets off a search for a missing woman, local motel owner Sabine Musil-Buehler. Three men are named persons of interest—her husband, her boyfriend, and the man who stole the car. Then the motel is set on fire; ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • Clarence "The Preacher" Heatley

    Clarence "Preacher" Heatley struck fear into the hearts of New Yorkers for over a decade. He was the vicious, ruthless leader of the Preacher crew, a gang that specialized in drug trafficking, extortion, and intimidation. The gang allegedly called Heatley "Preacher" because of his dazzling way with words, and ability to manipulate people into following and fearing him. Heatley didn't only rule the ... Read more

    $2.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Don't Call it a Cult

    The Shocking Story of Keith Raniere and the Women of NXIVM

    by Sarah Berman ...
    **As seen in Season Two of the HBO docuseries THE VOWThey draw you in with the promise of empowerment, self-discovery, women helping women. The more secretive those connections are, the more exclusive you feel. Little did you know, you just joined a cult.**Sex trafficking. Self-help coaching. Forced labor. Mentorship. Multi-level marketing. Gaslighting. Investigative journalist Sarah Berman ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The King of Sting

    The Amazing True Story of a Modern American Outlaw

    by Craig Glazer ...
    Craig Glazer was an ordinary college student when he planned and successfully executed his first fake sting to get back at some drug dealers who had robbed him. The rush he got from the experience led him and a crew of 11 accomplices to mastermind a two-year, 33-sting spree that stretched coast to coast, posing as everything from local police to IRS agents and hotel managers. Glazer and Donald ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Serial Killer’s Wife

    by Alice Hunter ...
    *Read it before you watch it – now a major TV series for Paramount+*‘The final double twist is well worth waiting for’ My Weekly‘Hooks you in to the drama straight away and does not let you go, even on the last page’ The SunEvery marriage has its secrets…Beth and Tom Hardcastle are the envy of their neighbourhood – they have the perfect marriage, the perfect house, the perfect family.When the ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Killers of the Flower Moon

    The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

    by David Grann ...
    **#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history, from the author of The Wager and The Lost City of Z, “one of the preeminent adventure and true-crime writers working today."—New York Magazine • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NOW A MARTIN SCORSESE PICTURE“A shocking whodunit…What more could fans of true-crime ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Kidnapped by a Client

    The Incredible True Story of an Attorney's Fight for Justice

    “He promised to kill me when he got out. I believed him. If I wanted justice, I had to fight both him and the courts...maybe kill him first. If I didn’t do something, I was going to die.”This is not a manufactured dialogue from a thriller but the words of attorney Sharon Muse. They came after she survived an attempted kidnapping, rape, and murder at the hands of Larry Morrison, a former client. On ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Wager

    A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder

    by David Grann ...
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a page-turning story of shipwreck, survival, and savagery, culminating in a court martial that reveals a shocking truth. The powerful narrative reveals the deeper meaning of the events on The Wager, showing that it was not only the captain and crew who ended up on trial, but the very idea of empire.A Best Book of the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Art Thief

    A True Story of Love, Crime, and a Dangerous Obsession

    **NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • One of the most remarkable true-crime narratives of the twenty-first century: the story of the world’s most prolific art thief, Stéphane Breitwieser. • “The Art Thief, like its title character, has confidence, élan, and a great sense of timing."—The New Yorker"Enthralling." —The Wall Street Journal**In this spellbinding portrait of obsession and flawed genius, the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Secret Poisoner

    A Century of Murder

    “This fine social history charts the changing patterns of using poison” and the forensic methods developed to detect it in the Victorian Era (The Guardian, UK).Murder by poison alarmed, enthralled, and in some ways even defined the Victorian age. Linda Stratmann’s dark and splendid social history reveals the nineteenth century as a gruesome battleground where poisoners went head-to-head with ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Tree Thieves

    Crime and Survival in North America's Woods

    **SHORTLISTED FOR THE COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM J. ANTHONY LUKAS BOOK AWARDLONGLISTED FOR THE 2023 PEN/JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH AWARD FOR NONFICTIONFINALIST FOR THE NELLIE BY CHANTICLEER INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS FOR JOURNALISTIC NON-FICTIONA gripping investigation of the billion-dollar timber black market “and a fascinating examination of the deep and troubled relationship between people and ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • Roll Red Roll

    Rape, Power, and Football in the American Heartland

    ****A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice selection**An incisive narrative about a teen rape case that divided a Rust Belt town,** exposing the hostile and systemic undercurrents that enable sexual violence, and spotlighting ways to make change.In football-obsessed Steubenville, Ohio, on a summer night in 2012, an incapacitated sixteen-year-old girl was repeatedly assaulted by members of ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Mothers & Murderers

    A True Story of Love, Lies, Obsession . . . And Second Chances

    “[Weaves] together her own story and a stranger-than-fiction true-crime tale…gripping prose that by turns is tragic and hilarious.”—Stephen Hinshaw, author of Another Kind of MadnessThis remarkable memoir by a Pulitzer Prize- and Polk Award-winning journalist takes readers on a wild, tragicomic ride from the criminal courtrooms of California’s Silicon Valley to the Himalayan mountains of Pakistan ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Number Go Up

    Inside Crypto's Wild Rise and Staggering Fall

    by Zeke Faux ...
    The “rollicking” (The Economist), “masterfully written” (The Washington Post) account of the crypto delusion, and how Sam Bankman-Fried and a cast of fellow nerds and hustlers turned useless virtual coins into trillions of dollars—hailed by Ezra Klein in The New York Times as “One of the Best Books that Explain Where We Are in 2023”Finalist for the Porchlight Business Book Award • A BEST BOOK OF ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Best Minds

    A Story of Friendship, Madness, and the Tragedy of Good Intentions

    **Named a Top 10 Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The AtlanticA Washington Post Notable Book“Brave and nuanced…an act of tremendous compassion and a literary triumph.” *—*The New York Times“Immensely emotional and unforgettably haunting.” *—*Wall Street JournalAcclaimed author Jonathan Rosen’s haunting investigation of the forces that led his closest ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Murder of John Peanuts Manfredonia Genovese Family Associate

    John Peanuts Manfredonia was murdered inside his Mount Vernon, New York home on November 28, 1978. The murder scene was a bloodbath, with a smudge of blood on the wall and a victim lying in a pool of his own blood. Manfredonia was a bookie who was associated with the Vito Genovese crime family. He was linked to several restaurants in the Westchester County area. The hoodlum spent his time ... Read more

    $2.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Incident at Howard Beach

    INCIDENT AT HOWARD BEACHA CASE FOR MURDERBYCHARLES J. HYNES andBob DruryTHE 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITIONThe murder that shocked a city and nation and how our justice system works at its best.Late on the night of December 19, 1986, four black men were driving through the all-white community of Howard Beach, in the New York City borough of Queens, when their car broke down. By the early hours of the ... Read more

    $8.99 USD