True Crime to Die For

FBI! CSI! The Mob! True Crime thrillers are on the rise in all facets of our media. Whether you love the puzzle of the mystery or the meticulously detailed crime scene evidence, these books are sure to be a wild ride. The most chilling part? It's all TRUE!

 

The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316449236
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Published: Hachette Books - January 21st, 2020

A stunningly written investigation of the murder of two young women--showing how a violent crime casts a shadow over an entire community.


Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385521314
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Published: Doubleday - February 26th, 2019

One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year

BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR - TIME MAGAZINE

ONE OF THE BEST 10 BOOKS OF THE YEAR - WASHINGTON POST

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST

WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 


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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307742483
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   -  NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST 

A New York Times Notable Book


American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525539551
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 11th, 2020

From the acclaimed author of Death in the Air ("Not since Devil in the White City has a book told such a harrowing tale"--Douglas Preston) comes the riveting story of the birth of criminal investigation in the twentieth century.


I Heard You Paint Houses: Frank
$17.00
ISBN: 9781586422387
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Published: Steerforth - June 29th, 2016

The inspiration for the major motion picture, THE IRISHMAN, directed by Academy Award® winner Martin Scorsese, starring Academy Award® winners Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Anna Paquin, and Academy Award® nominee Harvey Keitel, and written by Academy Award® winner Steven Zaillian. 


I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer Cover Image
By Michelle McNamara, Gillian Flynn (Introduction by), Patton Oswalt (Afterword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062319791
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 26th, 2019

Features new material on the Golden State Killer's case and an updated afterword by Patton Oswalt.

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR:


Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250160836
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 9th, 2018

Nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime!

This is the shocking and amazing true story of the first female U.S. District Attorney and traveling detective who found missing 18-year-old Ruth Cruger when the entire NYPD had given up.


Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399589157
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Published: Random House - February 25th, 2020

The gripping true story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it—an urgent work of literary journalism.
 


In Cold Blood (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679745587
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Published: Vintage - February 1st, 1994

The most famous true crime novel of all time and one of the first non-fiction novels ever written; In Cold Blood is the bestseller that haunted its author long after he finished writing it.


18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics Cover Image
By Bruce Goldfarb, Judy Melinek (Introduction by)
$25.99
ISBN: 9781492680475
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Published: Sourcebooks - February 4th, 2020

"Eye-opening biography of Frances Glessner Lee, who brought American medical forensics into the scientific age...genuinely compelling."--Kirkus Reviews

"A captivating portrait of a feminist hero and forensic pioneer." --Booklist


The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780375725609
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Published: Vintage - February 10th, 2004

This New York Times bestseller intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction.


Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062183651
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 6th, 2014

Soon to be a Netflix film

One of Slate’s Best Nonfiction Books of the Past 25 Years

A literary account of the lives and presumed serial killings of five “Craigslist” prostitutes, whose bodies were found on the same Long Island beach in 2010. Based on the New York Magazine cover story.