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  • After the eclipse : a mother's murder, a daughter's search

    After the eclipse : a mother's murder, a daughter's search2017

    by Sarah Perry

    (4,201)

    Summary: A searing memoir of the author's efforts to understand her late mother's life and murder describes the traumatic loss of her mother in childhood, the 12-year manhunt for the killer and the author's...  more »

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    Call #: 362.88 PER

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All-American murder : 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

    (9,692)

    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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    Call #: 364.1523 PAT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • American predator : the hunt for the most meticulous serial killer of the 21st century

    American predator : the hunt for the most meticulous serial killer of the 21st century2019

    by Maureen Callahan

    (23,210)

    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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    Call #: 364.1523 CAL

    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

    (375)

    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 »

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    Call #: 364.1523 ROS

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  • The axeman of New Orleans : the true story

    The axeman of New Orleans : the true story2017

    by Miriam C. Davis

    (661)

    Summary: A look at the 1910-1919 New Orleans murders committed by the Axeman, the surrounding trial of later-exonerated Iorlando and Frank Jordano, and the likelihood that the Axeman continued to murder after he left New Orleans.

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    Call #: 364.1523 DAV

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black Dahlia avenger : a genius for murder

    Black Dahlia avenger : a genius for murder2003

    by Steve Hodel

    (3,484)

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    Call #: 364.1523 HOD

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  • Black edge : inside information, dirty money, and the quest to bring down the most wanted man on Wall Street

    Black edge : inside information, dirty money, and the quest to bring down the most wanted man on Wall Street2017

    by Sheelah Kolhatkar

    (11,008)

    Summary: "Steven A. Cohen is a Wall Street legend. Born into a middle class family in a decidedly upper class suburb on Long Island, he was unpopular in high school and unlucky with girls. Then he went off to...  more »

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    Call #: 364.168 KOL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Black Hand : 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

    (1,705)

    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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    Call #: 364.106 TAL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Blind eye : how the medical establishment let a doctor get away with murder

    Blind eye : how the medical establishment let a doctor get away with murder1999

    by James B Stewart

    (1,518)

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    Call #: 364.1523 STE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Bloodlines : the true story of a drug cartel, the FBI, and the battle for a horse-racing dynasty

    Bloodlines : the true story of a drug cartel, the FBI, and the battle for a horse-racing dynasty2017

    by Melissa Del Bosque

    (602)

    Summary: Drugs, money, cartels: this is what FBI rookie Scott Lawson expected when he was sent to the border town of Laredo, but instead he's deskbound writing intelligence reports about the drug war. Then,...  more »

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    Call #: 364.177 DEL

    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 »

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    Call #: 364.36 STA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Breaking free : 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

    (7,520)

    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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    Call #: 289.3 JEF

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The cadaver king and the country dentist : 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

    (3,044)

    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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    Call #: 614.1 BAL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Can you ever forgive me? : memoirs of a literary forger

    Can you ever forgive me? : memoirs of a literary forger2018

    by Lee Israel

    (3,526)

    Summary: Before turning to her life of crime -- running a one-woman forgery business out of a phone booth in a Greenwich Village bar and even dodging the FBI, Lee Israel had a legitimate career as an author...  more »

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    Call #: 364.163 ISR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The case of the murderous Dr. Cream : the hunt for a Victorian era serial killer

    The case of the murderous Dr. Cream : the hunt for a Victorian era serial killer2021

    by Dean Jobb

    (915)

    Summary: "When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals," Sherlock Holmes observed during one of his most baffling investigations. "He has nerve and he has knowledge." In the span of fifteen years,...  more »

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    Call #: 364.1523 JOB

    copies in: 0 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

    (82,331)

    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 »

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    Call #: 364.1532 FAR

    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 »

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    Call #: 364.1523 O'NE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • El Chapo : the untold story of the world's most infamous drug lord

    El Chapo : the untold story of the world's most infamous drug lord2021

    by Noah Hurowitz

    (41)

    Summary: This is the true story of how El Chapo built the world's wealthiest and most powerful drug-trafficking operation, based on months' worth of trial testimony and dozens of interviews with cartel...  more »

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    Call #: 364.177 HUR

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Conviction : the untold story of putting Jodi Arias behind bars

    Conviction : the untold story of putting Jodi Arias behind bars2016

    by Juan Martinez

    (3,122)

    Summary: The prosecutor who convicted Jodi Arias for the killing of Travis Alexander, speaks for the first time about the sensational trial that captivated the nation.

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    Call #: 364.1523 MAR

    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 »

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    Call #: 364.1523 FAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Death in a fishpond : a perfect husband, a perfect marriage, a perfect murder?

    Death in a fishpond : a perfect husband, a perfect marriage, a perfect murder?2005

    by Howard R Lemcke

    (39)

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    Call #: 364.1523 LEM

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  • Death in the air : 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

    (2,199)

    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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    Call #: 364.1523 DAW

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America

    The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America2003

    by Erik Larson

    (577,353)

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    Call #: 364.1523 LAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Devil's knot : the true story of the West Memphis Three

    Devil's knot : the true story of the West Memphis Three2003

    by Mara Leveritt

    (9,729)

    Summary: A comprehensive look at the guilty verdicts given to three young men in Arkansas, known as the West Memphis Three, for the murder of three eight-year-old boys in 1993 and discusses whether the case was handled correctly.

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    Call #: 364.1523 LEV

    Location: Adult 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

    (1,526)

    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 »

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    Call #: 364.162 PAY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    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 »

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    Call #: 973.933 COH

    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 »

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    Call #: 347.73 BHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Drug warrior : inside the hunt for El Chapo and the rise of America's opioid crisis

    Drug warrior : inside the hunt for El Chapo and the rise of America's opioid crisis2019

    by Jack Riley

    (233)

    Summary: DEA Agent Jack Riley tells the inside story of his 30-year hunt for the drug kingpin known as El Chapo, and reveals the true causes of the American opioid epidemic. Jack Riley, grandson of a Chicago...  more »

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    Call #: 363.25 RIL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Echoes of my soul

    Echoes of my soul2013

    by Robert Tanenbaum

    (401)

    Summary: New York Times bestselling author and renowned prosecuting attorney Robert K. Tanenbaum provides the first insider's account of the historic Wylie-Hoffert case, from the shocking double-murder to the...  more »

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    Call #: 364.1523 TAN

    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 »

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    Call #: 364.1523 GRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The fact of a body : a murder and a memoir

    The fact of a body : a murder and a memoir2017

    by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

    (19,530)

    Summary: Before Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich begins a summer job at a law firm in Louisiana, working to help defend men accused of murder, she thinks her position is clear. The child of two lawyers, she is...  more »

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    Call #: 364.1523 MAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

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

    A false report : a true story of rape in America2018

    by T. Christian Miller

    (6,279)

    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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    Call #: 364.1532 MIL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The family tree : a lynching in Georgia, a legacy of secrets, and my search for the truth

    The family tree : a lynching in Georgia, a legacy of secrets, and my search for the truth2016

    by Karen Branan

    (219)

    Summary: "In the tradition of Slaves in the Family, the provocative true account of the hanging of four black people by a white lynch mob in 1912--written by the great-granddaughter of the sheriff charged...  more »

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    Call #: 364.134 BRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A father's story

    A father's story1994

    by Lionel Dahmer

    (1,125)

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    Call #: 364.1523 DAH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Filthy rich : a powerful billionaire, the sex scandal that undid him, and all the justice that money can buy : the shocking true story of Jeffrey Epstein

    Filthy rich : a powerful billionaire, the sex scandal that undid him, and all the justice that money can buy : the shocking true story of Jeffrey Epstein2016

    by James Patterson

    (7,815)

    Summary: Jeffrey Epstein rose from humble origins to the rarefied heights of New York City's financial elite. A college dropout with an instinct for numbers and for people, Epstein amassed his wealth through...  more »

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    Call #: 364.153 PAT

    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 »

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    Call #: 364.154 CUM

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Foxcatcher : the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold

    Foxcatcher : the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold2014

    by Mark Schultz

    (2,379)

    Summary: "On January 26, 1996, Dave Schultz, Olympic gold-medal winner and wrestling golden boy, was shot three times by du Pont family heir John E. du Pont at the famed Foxcatcher Farms estate in...  more »

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    Call #: 796.812 SCH

    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 »

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    Call #: 364.1523 CEP

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Future crimes : everything is connected, everyone is vulnerable and what we can do about it

    Future crimes : everything is connected, everyone is vulnerable and what we can do about it2015

    by Marc Goodman

    (3,849)

    Summary: Technological advances have benefited our world in immeasurable ways, but there is an ominous flip side. Criminals are often the earliest, and most innovative, adopters of technology, and modern...  more »

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    Call #: 364.168 GOO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ghettoside : a true story of murder in America

    Ghettoside : a true story of murder in America2015

    by Jill Leovy

    (18,777)

    Summary: On a warm spring evening in South Los Angeles, a young man was shot and killed on a sidewalk minutes away from his home, one of hundreds of young men slain in Los Angeles every year. His assailant...  more »

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    Call #: 364.1523 LEO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details