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  • Till murder do us part : true-crime thrillers

    Till murder do us part : true-crime thrillers2021

    by James Patterson

    (1,891)

    Summary: In the first story, Kathi Spiars can't believe she's found such a good man to marry as Stephen Marcum. Twelve years later, she starts to suspect that he isn't who he says he is. As she digs into his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 PAT

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Last call : a true story of love, lust, and murder in queer New York

    Last call : a true story of love, lust, and murder in queer New York2021

    by Elon Green

    (3,213)

    Summary: The Townhouse Bar, midtown, July 1992: The piano player seems to know every song ever written, the crowd belts out the lyrics to their favorites, and a man standing nearby is drinking a Scotch and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 GRE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Maniac : the Bath school disaster and the birth of the modern mass killer

    Maniac : the Bath school disaster and the birth of the modern mass killer2021

    by Harold Schechter

    (999)

    Summary: In 1927, while the majority of the township of Bath, Michigan, was celebrating a new primary school, local farmer and school board treasurer Andrew P. Kehoe had other plans. Behind his ordinary...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 SCH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Everything is fine : a memoir

    Everything is fine : a memoir2021

    by Vince Granata

    (1,218)

    Summary: Vince Granata remembers standing in front of his suburban home in Connecticut the day his mother and father returned from the hospital with his three new siblings in tow. He had just finished...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 GRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • At any cost : a father's betrayal, a wife's murder, and a ten-year war for justice

    At any cost : a father's betrayal, a wife's murder, and a ten-year war for justice2021

    by Rebecca Rosenberg

    (361)

    Summary: Wealthy, beautiful, and brilliant, Shele Danishefsky had it all. After climbing Wall Street's corporate ladder to the top, she was eager to build a family with her much younger husband, a handsome...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 ROS

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The haunting of Alma Fielding : a true ghost story

    The haunting of Alma Fielding : a true ghost story2021

    by Kate Summerscale

    (1,828)

    Summary: London, 1938. In the suburbs of the city, a young housewife has become the eye in a storm of chaos. In Alma Fielding's modest home, china flies off the shelves and eggs fly through the air; stolen...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 133.1 SUM

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The good girls : an ordinary killing

    The good girls : an ordinary killing2021

    by Sonia Faleiro

    (1,010)

    Summary: The girls' names were Padma and Lalli, but they were so inseparable that people in the village called them Padma Lalli. Sixteen-year-old Padma sparked and burned. Fourteen-year-old Lalli was an...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 FAL

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Disloyal : 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

    (12,225)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.933 COH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Yellow Bird : oil, murder, and a woman's search for justice in Indian country

    Yellow Bird : oil, murder, and a woman's search for justice in Indian country2020

    by Sierra Crane Murdoch

    (2,999)

    Summary: When Lissa Yellow Bird was released from prison in 2009, she found her home, the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota, transformed by the Bakken oil boom. In her absence, the landscape...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 MUR

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • John Adams under fire : the Founding Father's fight for justice in the Boston Massacre murder trial

    John Adams under fire : the Founding Father's fight for justice in the Boston Massacre murder trial2020

    by Dan Abrams

    (732)

    Summary: History remembers John Adams as a Founding Father and our country's second president. But in the tense years before the American Revolution, he was still just a lawyer, fighting for justice in one of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 345.73 ABR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kilo : inside the deadliest cocaine cartels -- from the jungles to the streets

    Kilo : inside the deadliest cocaine cartels -- from the jungles to the streets2020

    by Toby Muse

    (417)

    Summary: With access to Colombia's cocaine cartels, a journalist offers an account of the journey of one kilo of cocaine, from the farmers who produce it to the killers who protect it, to the drug barons and their lovers made fabulously wealthy by it.

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.13365 MUS

    Location: Adult Displays - Face-out Shelving

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The house of Kennedy

    The house of Kennedy2020

    by James Patterson

    (8,552)

    Summary: The Kennedys have always been a family of charismatic adventurers, raised to take risks and excel, living by the dual family mottos: "To whom much is given, much is expected" and "Win at all costs."...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.922 PAT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The house of Kennedy [large print]

    The house of Kennedy2020

    by James Patterson

    (8,552)

    Summary: The Kennedys have always been a family of charismatic adventurers, raised to take risks and excel, living by the dual family mottos: "To whom much is given, much is expected" and "Win at all costs."...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP 973.922 PAT

    Location: Large Print Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Race against time : 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

    (1,290)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 MIT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • We keep the dead close : a murder at Harvard and a half century of silence

    We keep the dead close : a murder at Harvard and a half century of silence2020

    by Becky Cooper

    (7,436)

    Summary: 1969: the height of counterculture; the year Harvard University would begin the tumultuous process of merging with sister school Radcliffe; and the year that Jane Britton, an ambitious 23-year-old...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 COO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Notes on a silencing : a memoir

    Notes on a silencing : a memoir2020

    by Lacy Crawford

    (5,608)

    Summary: When the elite St. Paul's School came under state investigation after extensive reports of sexual abuse on campus, Lacy Crawford thought she'd put behind her the assault she'd suffered decades...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 362.883 CRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The third rainbow girl : the long life of a double murder in Appalachia

    The third rainbow girl : the long life of a double murder in Appalachia2020

    by Emma Copley Eisenberg

    (4,301)

    Summary: In the early evening of June 25, 1980 in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, two middle-class outsiders named Vicki Durian, 26, and Nancy Santomero, 19, were murdered in an isolated clearing. They were...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 EIS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Memorial Drive : a daughter's memoir

    Memorial Drive : a daughter's memoir2020

    by Natasha D Trethewey

    (13,732)

    Summary: At nineteen Trethewey's world turned upside down when her former stepfather shot and killed her mother. Grieving and still new to adulthood, she confronted the twin pulls of life and death in the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B TRETHEWEY

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The last book on the left : stories of murder and mayhem from history's most notorious serial killers

    The last book on the left : stories of murder and mayhem from history's most notorious serial killers2020

    by Ben Kissel

    (3,894)

    Summary: An equal parts haunting and hilarious deep-dive review of history's most notorious and cold-blooded serial killers, from the creators of the award-winning Last Podcast on the Left.

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 KIS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Queen : the forgotten life behind an American myth

    The Queen : the forgotten life behind an American myth2019

    by Josh Levin

    (1,612)

    Summary: In the fall of 1974, the Chicago Tribune found a woman its readers were sure to hate. Linda Taylor had reported a phony burglary, concocting a lie about stolen furs and jewelry. The detective who...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.163 LEV

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The ghosts of Eden Park : the bootleg king, the women who pursued him, and the murder that shocked jazz- age America

    The ghosts of Eden Park : the bootleg king, the women who pursued him, and the murder that shocked jazz- age America2019

    by Karen Abbott

    (4,275)

    Summary: This is the epic true crime story of bootlegger George Remus and the murder that shocked the nation. In the early days of Prohibition, long before Al Capone became a household name, a German...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 ABB

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Body leaping backward : memoir of a delinquent girlhood

    Body leaping backward : memoir of a delinquent girlhood2019

    by Maureen Stanton

    (303)

    Summary: The mesmerizing, daring and important story of a risk-taking girlhood spent in a working-class prison town. For Maureen Stanton's proper Catholic mother, the town's maximum security prison was a way...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.36 STA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Doing justice : a prosecutor's thoughts on crime, punishment, and the rule of law

    Doing justice : a prosecutor's thoughts on crime, punishment, and the rule of law2019

    by Preet Bharara

    (4,777)

    Summary: The former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York recounts captivating tales of true crime from his years atop the most storied prosecutor's office in the country -- inside...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 347.73 BHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Furious hours : murder, fraud, and the last trial of Harper Lee

    Furious hours : murder, fraud, and the last trial of Harper Lee2019

    by Casey N. Cep

    (18,543)

    Summary: The stunning story of an Alabama serial killer and the true-crime book that Harper Lee worked on obsessively in the years after "To Kill a Mockingbird." Reverend Willie Maxwell was a rural preacher...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 CEP

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I'll be gone in the dark : 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

    (193,743)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 364.1532 MCN

    copies in: 14 of 15 details

  • Know my name : a memoir
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    Know my name : a memoir2019

    by Chanel Miller

    (100,170)

    Summary: Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting "Emily Doe" on Stanford's campus. Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where it...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1532 MIL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The last stone

    The last stone2019

    by Mark Bowden

    (3,758)

    Summary: Cold case detectives solve the 1975 disappearance of two pre-teen girls in suburban Washington, DC.

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 BOW

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Five days gone : the mystery of my mother's disappearance as a child

    Five days gone : the mystery of my mother's disappearance as a child2019

    by Laura Cumming

    (4,665)

    Summary: In the fall of 1929, when Laura Cumming's mother was three years old, she was kidnapped from a beach on the Lincolnshire coast of England. There were no screams when she was taken, suggesting the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.154 CUM

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The last pirate of New York : a ghost ship, a killer, and the birth of a gangster nation

    The last pirate of New York : a ghost ship, a killer, and the birth of a gangster nation2019

    by Rich Cohen

    (1,900)

    Summary: The story of Albert Hicks, the most notorious criminal on the New York waterfront, unfolded in the course of three bloody months in the summer before the Civil War. There was a massacre, a flight, a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1 COH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Chaos : Charles Manson, the CIA, and the secret history of the sixties

    Chaos : Charles Manson, the CIA, and the secret history of the sixties2019

    by Tom O'Neill

    (8,035)

    Summary: An investigative journalist chronicles his twenty-year obsession with the 1969 Manson murders and describes how he discovered evidence of a cover-up, carelessness from police, misconduct by...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 O'NE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Caught! : nabbing history's most wanted

    Caught! : nabbing history's most wanted2019

    by Georgia Bragg

    (183)

    Summary: A humorous look at how famous people got caught, including Joan of Arc, Blackbeard, Al Capone, and more! Outlaw, assassin, art thief, and spy, these fourteen troublemakers and crooks -- including...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 364.1 BRA

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Catch and kill : lies, spies, and a conspiracy to protect predators

    Catch and kill : lies, spies, and a conspiracy to protect predators2019

    by Ronan Farrow

    (80,505)

    Summary: In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only whispered about: one of Hollywood's most powerful producers was a predator, protected by fear, wealth, and a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1532 FAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Stolen : five free boys kidnapped into slavery and their astonishing odyssey home

    Stolen : five free boys kidnapped into slavery and their astonishing odyssey home2019

    by Richard Bell

    (534)

    Summary: Philadelphia, 1825. Five young, free black boys are lured onto a small ship with the promise of food and pay. They are instead met with blindfolds, ropes, and knives. Over four long months, their...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.362 BEL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The outlaw ocean : journeys across the last untamed frontier

    The outlaw ocean : journeys across the last untamed frontier2019

    by Ian Urbina

    (2,902)

    Summary: There are few remaining frontiers on our planet. But perhaps the wildest, and least understood, are the world's oceans: too big to police, and with no clear international authority, the oceans have...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 639.2 URB

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Norco '80 : the true story of the most spectacular bank robbery in American history

    Norco '80 : the true story of the most spectacular bank robbery in American history2019

    by Peter Houlahan

    (1,915)

    Summary: Tells the story of how five heavily armed young men -- led by an apocalyptic born-again Christian -- attempted a bank robbery that turned into one of the most violent criminal events in U.S. history,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.155 HOU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • My friend Anna : the true story of the fake heiress

    My friend Anna : the true story of the fake heiress2019

    by Rachel DeLoache Williams

    (14,897)

    Summary: Anna Delvey, a self-proclaimed German heiress, was generous, worldly and ambitious. Then she asked her new friend Rachel Williams to join her on an all-expenses-paid trip to Marrakech at the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.163 WIL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Say nothing [large print] : a true story of murder and memory in Northern Ireland

    Say nothing : a true story of murder and memory in Northern Ireland2019

    by Patrick Radden Keefe

    (67,135)

    Summary: "A stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devastating repercussions. In December 1972, Jean McConville, a thirty-eight-year-old mother of ten, was dragged...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP 364.1523 KEE

    Location: Large Print Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Diamond Doris : the true story of the world's most notorious jewel thief

    Diamond Doris : the true story of the world's most notorious jewel thief2019

    by Doris Payne

    (1,460)

    Summary: In the ebullient spirit of "Ocean's 8," "The Heist," and "Thelma & Louise," a sensational and entertaining memoir of the world's most notorious jewel thief -- a woman who defied society's prejudices...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.162 PAY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dead in the water : my forty-year search for my brother's killer

    Dead in the water : my forty-year search for my brother's killer2019

    by Penny Farmer

    (678)

    Summary: In July 1978, two bodies were discovered in the sea off Guatemala. They were found to be the remains of Chris Farmer and his girlfriend Peta Frampton, two young British graduates. They had been...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 FAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • How now, butterfly? : a memoir of murder, survival, and transformation

    How now, butterfly? : a memoir of murder, survival, and transformation2019

    by Charity Lee

    (87)

    Summary: Losing a young daughter to murder is the worst nightmare that a mother could possibly imagine, but what if the killer was her son? Charity Lee was thrust into this unimaginable situation when her...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 LEE

    copies in: 1 of 1 details