Criminals

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Between the winters of 1976 and 1977, an evil force prowled the blue-collar and tony towns of Oakland County, Michigan.

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"when the legend becomes so famous, it takes too long for a good read like this one to replace the sensational with the no less amazing facts"

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“Cavalcanti’s book is about one unique human named Julio Santana—a professional killer with a code of honor and a sincere belief in God and redemption.”

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True crime books will always sell. Humanity’s thirst for the macabre is quite insatiable. It has always been this way.

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“The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist is a wide-ranging and explosive investigation of a racist criminal justice system that allows for the tragic exploitation and incarceratio

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Ever since April 30, 1945, the spirit of Adolf Hitler has floated across the minds of Western Europeans and North Americans like a vampiric miasma—a perennial threat that is often invoked whenever

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“hauntingly compelling. A highly recommended thrill ride . . .

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"Death of Assassin is an entertaining look at very human characters in a world on the edge of radical change."

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Charles “Sonny” Liston, former heavyweight champion turned drug dealer, was found dead in his Las Vegas home on January 5, 1971.

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“Al Capone was a son, husband, and father who was looking for the best way to become a good provider for everyone.”

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For those who enjoy reading a well-told tale of historical nonfiction, this could be that story. But be forewarned that it comes with at least two caveats to be explained below.

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The emergence of the comic book to a more mature graphic novel can easily be equated to a butterfly rising from a cocoon.

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In February 2005, 14-year-old Mary (not her real name) was a naïve and impressionable teenager. She desperately sought out attention and wanted to make a good first impression.

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". . . brings to life the many characters and truly bizarre and astonishing events."

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“a fast read about a ghastly situation and its effects on myriad people.”

The Red Parts by Maggie Nelson is a republication of her original work from 2007.

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Serial killers mesmerize the public on many levels. Why did they do it? How did they do it? If they’ve not been apprehended, how did they escape detection?  

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The American criminal justice system has long wrestled with evolving societal and scientific understandings about how best to deal with crime and criminals. Should we punish or rehabilitate?

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Long before Etan Patz disappeared on his way to school in SoHo, and long before parents suspected the worst might happen to their children at any moment, an 11-year-old boy was kidnapped and murder

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Sex, lies, deceit, an outwardly moral woman who perpetrates shocking violence, and a gripping courtroom drama to bring her to justice—this sounds like the latest crime fiction novel, but in fact is

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For years, Hollywood has been selling the story in which a regular guy gets threatened by the minions of an evil government, only to win out against all odds in the end.