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  • In cold blood [downloadable ebook] / a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences

    In cold blood / a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences1992

    by Truman Capote

    (583,658)

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  • Killer Book of Cold Cases [downloadable ebook] / Incredible Stories, Facts, and Trivia from the Most Baffling True Crime Cases of All Time.

    Killer Book of Cold Cases / Incredible Stories, Facts, and Trivia from the Most Baffling True Crime Cases of All Time.2012

    by Tom Philbin

    (335)

    Summary: The Killer Book of Cold Cases is the ultimate resource for any true crime buff. Filled with stories, trivia, quizzes, quotes, photos, and odd facts about the world's most baffling cases, this is the...  more »

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  • Pilgrim's wilderness [downloadable ebook] / a true story of faith and madness on the Alaska frontier

    Pilgrim's wilderness / a true story of faith and madness on the Alaska frontier2013

    by Tom Kizzia

    (6,425)

    Summary: -- Pilgrim?s WildernessEasy Rider.? And as his fight with the government in Alaska grew more intense, the turmoil in his brood made it increasingly difficult to tell whether his children were...  more »

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  • Finding me [eBook] : a decade of darkness, a life reclaimed : a memoir of the Cleveland kidnappings

    Finding me : a decade of darkness, a life reclaimed : a memoir of the Cleveland kidnappings2014

    by Michelle Knight

    (25,148)

    Summary: Describes the details of the abduction and decade-long captivity of one of the three survivors of notorious Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro, and how she found the courage to endure unimaginable circumstances and never lose hope for the future.

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  • Empire of sin [eBook] : a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans

    Empire of sin : a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans2014

    by Gary Krist

    (3,637)

    Summary: "From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of...  more »

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  • Hope [eBook] : a memoir of survival in Cleveland

    Hope : a memoir of survival in Cleveland2015

    by Amanda Berry

    (13,839)

    Summary: On May 6, 2013, Amanda Berry made headlines around the world when she fled a Cleveland home and called 911, saying: "Help me, I'm Amanda Berry... I've been kidnapped, and I've been missing for ten...  more »

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  • The stranger in the woods [eBook] : the extraordinary story of the last true hermit

    The stranger in the woods : the extraordinary story of the last true hermit2017

    by Michael Finkel

    (62,837)

    Summary: "For readers of Jon Krakauer and The Lost City of Z, a remarkable tale of survival and solitude--the true story of a man who lived alone in a tent in the Maine woods, never talking to another person...  more »

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  • The man from the train [eBook] : the solving of a century-old serial killer mystery

    The man from the train : the solving of a century-old serial killer mystery2017

    by Bill James

    (5,378)

    Summary: Using unprecedented, dramatically compelling sleuthing techniques, legendary statistician and baseball writer Bill James applies his analytical acumen to crack an unsolved century-old mystery...  more »

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  • Death in the air [eBook] : the true story of a serial killer, the great London smog, and the strangling of a city

    Death in the air : the true story of a serial killer, the great London smog, and the strangling of a city2017

    by Kate Winkler Dawson

    (2,262)

    Summary: In winter 1952, London automobiles and thousands of coal-burning hearths belched particulate matter into the air. But the smog that descended on December 5th of 1952 was different; it was a type that...  more »

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  • The Black Hand [eBook] : the epic war between a brilliant detective and the deadliest secret society in American history

    The Black Hand : the epic war between a brilliant detective and the deadliest secret society in American history2017

    by Stephan Talty

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    Summary: Beginning in the summer of 1903, an insidious crime wave filled New York City, and then the entire country, with fear. The children of Italian immigrants were kidnapped and dozens of innocent victims...  more »

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  • The 57 bus [eBook] : a true story of two teenagers and the crime that changed their lives

    The 57 bus : a true story of two teenagers and the crime that changed their lives2017

    by Dashka Slater

    Summary: One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both of their lives forever. If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school...  more »

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  • Breaking free [eBook] : how I escaped polygamy, the FLDS cult, and my father, Warren Jeffs

    Breaking free : how I escaped polygamy, the FLDS cult, and my father, Warren Jeffs2017

    by Rachel Jeffs

    Summary: The daughter of the self-proclaimed prophet of the FLDS Church describes the abusive patriarchal culture in which she was raised by sister wives and dominating men and discusses how her father remains a powerful influence on his followers.

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  • Member of the family [eBook] : my story of Charles Manson, life inside his cult, and the darkness that ended the sixties

    Member of the family : my story of Charles Manson, life inside his cult, and the darkness that ended the sixties2017

    by Dianne Lake

    Summary: In late 1967, fourteen-year-old Dianne Lake became one of "Charlie's girls," a devoted acolyte of cult leader Charles Manson and member of his Family. Joining the group with little more than an old...  more »

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  • Mrs. Sherlock Holmes [eBook] : the true story of New York City's greatest female detective and the 1917 missing girl case that captivated a nation

    Mrs. Sherlock Holmes : the true story of New York City's greatest female detective and the 1917 missing girl case that captivated a nation2017

    by Brad Ricca

    Summary: Presents the true story of the first female U.S. District Attorney and traveling detective who found missing eighteen-year-old Ruth Cruger when the entire NYPD had given up.

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  • Hacks [eBook] : the inside story of the break-ins and breakdowns that put Donald Trump in the White House

    Hacks : the inside story of the break-ins and breakdowns that put Donald Trump in the White House2017

    by Donna Brazile

    Summary: In June 2016, the Washington Post first reported that Russian hackers had penetrated the Democratic National Committee. Barely a month later, these cyber criminals -- which the U.S. government later...  more »

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  • All-American murder [eBook] : the rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez, the superstar whose life ended on murderers' row

    All-American murder : the rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez, the superstar whose life ended on murderers' row2018

    by James Patterson

    Summary: Everyone thought they knew Aaron Hernandez. He was an NFL star who made the game of football look easy. Until he became the prime suspect in a gruesome murder. Rich with in-depth, on-the-ground...  more »

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  • Lincoln's last trial [eBook] : the murder case that propelled him to the presidency

    Lincoln's last trial : the murder case that propelled him to the presidency2018

    by Dan Abrams

    (4,342)

    Summary: The true story of Abraham Lincoln's last murder trial, a case in which he had a deep personal involvement -- and which played out in the nation's newspapers as he began his presidential campaign At...  more »

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  • Conan Doyle for the defense [eBook] : the true story of a sensational British murder, a quest for justice, and the world's most famous detective writer

    Conan Doyle for the defense : the true story of a sensational British murder, a quest for justice, and the world's most famous detective writer2018

    by Margalit Fox

    Summary: In this thrilling true-crime procedural, the creator of Sherlock Holmes uses his unparalleled detective skills to exonerate a German Jew wrongly convicted of murder. For all the scores of biographies...  more »

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  • A false report [eBook] : a true story of rape in America

    A false report : a true story of rape in America2018

    by T. Christian Miller

    (6,321)

    Summary: On August 11, 2008, eighteen-year-old Marie reported that a masked man broke into her apartment near Seattle, Washington, and raped her. Within days police and even those closest to Marie became...  more »

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  • Claws for concern [eBook]

    Claws for concern2018

    by Miranda James

    Summary: True-crime writer Jack Pemberton has a connection to Charlie Harris's family, and he wants Charlie as the subject of his latest book. Meanwhile Charlie is spending time helping an elderly man...  more »

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  • The cadaver king and the country dentist [eBook] : a true story of injustice in the American South

    The cadaver king and the country dentist : a true story of injustice in the American South2018

    by Radley Balko

    Summary: A shocking and deeply reported account of the persistent plague of institutional racism and junk forensic science in our criminal justice system, and its devastating effect on innocent lives. After...  more »

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  • The sun does shine [eBook] : how I found life and freedom on death row

    The sun does shine : how I found life and freedom on death row2018

    by Anthony Ray Hinton

    (40,604)

    Summary: In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. It was a case of mistaken identity, and Hinton believed that the truth would prove his innocence....  more »

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  • The library book [eBook]

    The library book2018

    by Susan Orlean

    (97,918)

    Summary: On the morning of April 28, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not...  more »

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  • I'll be gone in the dark [eBook] : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer

    I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer2019

    by Michelle McNamara

    (196,713)

    Summary: A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer-- the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade-- from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who...  more »

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  • Race against time [eBook] : a reporter reopens the unsolved murder cases of the civil rights era

    Race against time : a reporter reopens the unsolved murder cases of the civil rights era2020

    by Jerry Mitchell

    (1,314)

    Summary: Mitchell takes readers on the twisting, pulse-racing road that led to the reopening of four of the most infamous killings from the days of the civil rights movement. His work played a central role in...  more »

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  • "I heard you paint houses" : Frank "the Irishman" Sheeran and closing the case on Jimmy Hoffa2016

    by Charles Brandt

    Summary: The first words Jimmy Hoffa ever spoke to Frank "the Irishman" Sheeran were, "I heard you paint houses." To paint a house is to kill a man. The paint is the blood that splatters on the walls and...  more »

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  • American Predator

    American Predator2019

    by Maureen Callahan

    (23,564)

    Summary: A gripping tour de force of investigative journalism that takes us deep into the investigation behind one of the most frightening and enigmatic serial killers in modern American history, and into the...  more »

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  • Disloyal [eBook] : a memoir : the true story of the former personal attorney to the president of the United States

    Disloyal : a memoir : the true story of the former personal attorney to the president of the United States2020

    by Michael Cohen

    (12,377)

    Summary: Once Donald Trump's fiercest surrogate, closest confidant, and staunchest defender, Michael Cohen knows where the skeletons are buried. This is the most devastating business and political horror...  more »

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