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  1. Encyclopedia of Serial Killers

    Encyclopedia of Serial Killers


    A study of the chilling criminal phenomenon, from 'Angels of Death' to the 'Zodiac' Killer. Learn More
  2. Evil Web

    Evil Web: A True Story of Cult Abuse and Courage


    Mary Rich, an average, attractive, reasonably intelligent woman, allows herself and her family to be drawn into a twisted cultist's evil web in this often horrifying and bizarre but gripping and compelling true story. Learn More
  3. Fiend

    Fiend: The Shocking True Story Of America's Youngest Serial Killer


    A monster preyed upon the children of 19th century Boston. His crimes were appalling - and yet he was little more than a child himself. Learn More
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    Fire in a Canebrake: The Last Mass Lynching in America


    On that July evening in 1946, the leader counted aloud and the mob of white men fired. Seconds later, the leader counted again, 'One, two, three,' and the mob fired once more. Learn More
  5. Forensics

    Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell Us About Crime


    Val McDermid is one of the finest crime writers we have, whose novels have captivated millions of readers worldwide with their riveting narratives of characters who solve complex crimes and confront unimaginable evil. Learn More
  6. Gangsters And Grifters

    Gangsters And Grifters: Classic Crime Photos from the Chicago Tribune


    Created from the Chicago Tribune's vast archives, Gangsters and Grifters is a collection of photographs featuring infamous criminals, small-time bandits, hoodlums, and more at shocking crime scenes. Learn More
  7. The Gates Of Janus (paperback)

    Gates Of Janus


    Ian Brady and Myra Hindley's spree of torture, sexual abuse, and murder of children in the 1960s was one of the most appalling series of crimes ever committed in England, and remains almost daily fixated upon by the tabloid press. Learn More
  8. The Good Nurse (paperback edition)

    Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder


    After his December 2003 arrest, registered nurse Charlie Cullen was quickly dubbed "The Angel of Death" by the media. But Cullen was no mercy killer, nor was he a simple monster. He was a favorite son, husband, beloved father, best friend, and celebrated caregiver. Implicated in the deaths of as many as 300 patients, he was also perhaps the most prolific serial killer in American history. Learn More
  9. Helter Skelter: The True Story Of The Manson Murder

    Helter Skelter: The True Story Of The Manson Murder


    This classic is Bugliosi's (the prosecuting attorney at the Manson trial) account of how he built his case from what a defense attorney dismissed as only 'two fingerprints and Vince Bugliosi.' Learn More
  10. Homicide: A Year On The Killing Streets

    Homicide: A Year On The Killing Streets


    From the creator of HBO's The Wire, the classic book about homicide investigation that became the basis for the hit television show. Learn More
  11. Hot Art

    Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives Through the Secret World of Stolen Art


    Hot Art traces Joshua Knelman’s five-year immersion in the shadowy world of art theft, where he uncovers a devious game that takes him from Egypt to Los Angeles, New York to London, and back again, through a web of deceit, violence, and corruption. Learn More
  12. How To Make A Serial Killer

    How To Make A Serial Killer


    The Twisted Development Of Innocent Children Into The World's Most Sadistic Murderers. Learn More
  13. In Cold Blood (new edition)

    In Cold Blood


    On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. Learn More
  14. In Defense Of Flogging

    In Defense of Flogging


    America's justice system is broken, and nobody seems able to fix it. Learn More
  15. The Invention Of Murder

    Invention Of Murder: How The Victorians Revelled In Death And Detection And Created Modern Crime


    In this fascinating exploration of murder in the nineteenth century, Judith Flanders examines some of the most gripping cases that captivated the Victorians and gave rise to the first detective fiction. Learn More
  16. John Wayne Gacy: Defending A Monster (paperback)

    John Wayne Gacy: Defending a Monster


    The true story of the lawyer who defended one of the most evil serial killers in history. Learn More
  17. Journal of a Russian Businessman: -40°F

    Journal of a Russian Businessman: -40°F


    Journal of a Russian Businessman is a multifaceted picture of modern Europe, a financial thriller, and a tragicomedy of how life throws together human fates and ambitions to keep this world revolving. Learn More
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    Killer Clown: The John Wayne Gacy Murders


    He murdered 33 boys... now he will die for his crimes. Learn More
  19. Killer Cops

    Killer Cops: An Encyclopedia of Lawless Lawmen


    In America, citizens are killed by the police every day of the year. Learn More
  20. LAPD '53

    LAPD 53


    James Ellroy, the undisputed master of crime writing, has teamed up with the Los Angeles Police Museum to present a stunning text on 1953 LA. Learn More
  21. Life Is Beautiful

    Life Is Beautiful


    A zine with content that features medical anomalies, interesting deaths, and gruesome killers. Learn More
  22. Manson In His Own Words

    Manson In His Own Words


    These 'words' are the essence behind the horror of the tragedy: cold, calculated, hard facts told exactly the way it was from the beginning... Learn More
  23. Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson (softcover)

    Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson


    The most authoritative account ever written of how an ordinary juvenile delinquent named Charles Manson became the notorious murderer whose crimes still shock and horrify us today. Learn More
  24. Manson: The Unholy Trial Of Charlie And The Family

    Manson: The Unholy Trail Of Charlie And The Family


    Random murder and savage overkill, mind control and trips, satanism and witchcraft, cursed glamour, Haight Ashbury, rock'n'roll, biker gangs, sexual rebellion & dune buggies tearing across Death Valley in search of the 'hole in the earth'. Learn More
  25. Missoula

    Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town


    From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana ­— stories that illuminate the human drama behind the national plague of campus rape. Learn More

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