A murderous vigilante group named Black October guns down drug dealers – and a prominent politician. A psychopath stalks the corridors of city hall en route to a near deadly rendezvous with the mayor. A crazed sniper picks off half a dozen city police officers from the third window of an east Baltimore row home. Learn More
Carol Anne Davis explores the dark and disturbing world of the female serial killer. From the mass poisoner to the sexual sadist, from profit killings to crimes committed just for twisted thrills. Learn More
In this engrossing journey into the lives of psychopaths and their infamously crafty behaviors, the renowned psychologist Kevin Dutton reveals that there is a scale of “madness” along which we all sit. Learn More
A shocking portrait of a small town crumbling—socially, morally, physically and emotionally—under the impact of the great depression of the 1890s. This "cult classic" is now available again in paperback.
Former Baltimore City homicide detective Kelvin Sewell has seen it all. Gang members burned alive; a baby unceremoniously stuffed into the ground by its own mother; a sex offender who killed a child in a delusional jealous rage. The constant grind of bearing witness to violent death has given Sewell an unprecedented perspective into the minds of killers. Learn More
Every murder is shocking, but few crimes shock society more than when the killer is a woman. There has been an explosion in female violence in the last ten years, and Women Who Kill brings to light some of the most horrific and compelling cases in this disturbing trend. Learn More
From the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police press club: a unique, firsthand, revelatory look at Japanese culture from the underbelly up. Learn More