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  • Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

    By David Grann

    Our Price: $15.25
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307742483
    • Publisher: Vintage
    • Published: April 2018
  • Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History

    By Tori Telfer

    Our Price: $14.39 - $15.29
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780062433732
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: October 2017
  • Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson

    By Jeff Guinn

    Our Price: $15.30
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781451645170
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks
    • Published: August 2014
    An account of one of the most notorious criminals in American history puts Manson in the context of his times, the turbulent end of the 1960s, revealing a rock star wannabe whose killings were directly related to his musical ambitions.
  • My Friend Dahmer

    By Derf Backderf

    Our Price: $10.00 - $19.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781419702174
    • Publisher: Abrams ComicArts
    • Published: March 2012
    You only think you know this story. In 1991, Jeffrey Dahmer – the most notorious serial killer since Jack the Ripper – seared himself into the American consciousness. To the public, Dahmer was a monster that committed unthinkable atrocities. To Derf Backderf, “Jeff” was a much more complex figure: a high school friend with whom he’d shared classrooms, hallways, and car-rides. Here, in a haunting and original graphic novel, writer-artist Backderf creates a surprisingly sympathetic portrait of a disturbed young man struggling against the morbid urges emanating from the deep recesses of his psyche – a shy kid, a teenage alcoholic, and a goofball who never quite fit in with his classmates. With profound insight, what emerges is a Jeffrey Dahmer that few every really knew, and one readers will never forget. 180 two-color illustrations. 224p.
  • People Who Eat Darkness: The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo -- and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up

    By Richard Lloyd Parry

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780374230593
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: May 2012
    Looks at the disappearance and murder of Lucie Blackman in Tokyo, following every step of the investigation and offering a grim portrait of her suspected killer.
  • The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America

    By Erik Larson

    Our Price: $8.50 - $15.25
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780375725609
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: February 2004
    Chicago circa 1893 surges to vivid life in this spellbinding bestseller of the intertwining tale of two men - the brilliant architect behind the legendary 1893 World's Fair; and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. 9 B&W illus. Index. 447p.
  • The Monster of Florence: A True Story

    By Douglas Preston

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780446581271
    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
    • Published: June 2009
    Moving with his family to a farmhouse in Florence, Italy, Douglas Preston, meeting the celebrated journalist Mario Spezi, was stunned to discover that the olive grove next to his home had been the scene of a horrific double murder committed by one of the most infamous figures in Italian history - the Monster of Florence. Fascinated, Preston commenced working with Spezi to uncover the serial killer who had ritually slain fourteen youg lovers and was never caught. This book is the true story of their search to find & confront the man they believe to be the Monster. In an ironic twist of fate, both Preston & Spezi became targets of a bizarre police investigation. A remarkable chronicle.
  • The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

    By Deborah Blum

    Our Price: $15.30
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143118824
    • Publisher: Penguin
    • Published: January 2011
    A page-turning account of a forgotten era, THE POISONER'S HANDBOOK realizes a fascinating Jazz Age tale of chemistry and detection, poison and murder. In early 20th-century New York, poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime. Science had no place in the Tammany Hall-controlled coroner's office, and corruption ran rampant. However, with the appointment of chief medical examiner Charles Norris in 1918, the poison game changed forever. Together with toxicologist Alexander Gettler, the duo set the justice system on fire with their trailblazing scientific work to become the pioneers of forensic chemistry. Notes, Index. 319p.
  • The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

    By Jeff Guinn

    Our Price: $15.30 - $16.20
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781476763835
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: April 2018
  • The Wicked Boy: An Infamous Murder in Victorian London

    By Kate Summerscale

    Our Price: $15.30
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143110460
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: July 2017
  • Zodiac

    By Robert Graysmith

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780425212189
    • Publisher: Berkley
    • Published: January 2007
    A "San Francisco Chronicle" reporter provides an account of the series of unsolved murders committed in California from 1968 to the early seventies, in which letters were sent to the "Chronicle" announcing the crimes and signed with a symbol from the Zodiac.

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