“Polchin has collected innumerable long-lost newspaper stories of anonymous sex crimes involving gay men and, through careful analysis, given them historical and political
“David's eventual self-transformation as he rises above his upbringing makes for an empowering memoir.”
“Had Harper Lee completed The Reverend, would it have become the unparalleled great American true crime book? We’ll never know.
“John Douglas walks into rooms most of us would shun in our worst nightmares and comes back with remarkable insight into what type of person perpetrates such horrible acts.”
"Stephen Turnbull in Pirate teaches history with charm, fun, humor, and sarcasm. You will want to sign on board!"
Claire Harman’s Murder by the Book begins in chaos and mystery: the body of 73-year-old aristocrat Lord William Russell is discovered in his own bed in his Mayfair mansion, hi
“Doing Justice is an essential read for every American who cares about the rule of law and the pursuit of justice in the United States, particularly at a time when
“Anyone who likes a good mystery will find Secrets of a Marine’s Wife an intriguing and satisfying read.”
“a book that reads like a fictional thriller while remaining solidly grounded in fact.”
This is an odd hybrid of a book.
“The Spy Who Was Left Behind tells a fascinating story of one man’s quest for the truth, even if that meant putting his own life at risk for someone he had never met.”
“Anyone who enjoys true crime is liable to enjoy the story behind Brottman’s search and Rivera’s death.”
Thanks to an army of great and critically acclaimed mystery writers, the Scandinavian country of Sweden is, in 2018, synonymous with murder.
In November 1849, Cambridge, Massachusetts, was very much a sleepy town run by Harvard University.
Anyone seeking to understand the last years of the Cold War should read this book. The central figure is Oleg Gordievsky, now in his eighties and living in a (hopefully) safe house near London.
What if a dismembered corpse was discovered underneath your treasured family vacation home? How would you react?
“Monster City will make an excellent addition to any true crime enthusiast's library.”
Between the winters of 1976 and 1977, an evil force prowled the blue-collar and tony towns of Oakland County, Michigan.
For sheer noirish decadence, few cities around the globe have rivaled Shanghai between the two world wars and for a short time after.
What possesses a mother to kill her children? This is an age-old question to a scenario that unfortunately happens too often.
What happens when the world’s greatest mystery writer is asked to solve a real murder? Not exactly what you would expect.
“a powerful book that delves deep into a seriously deranged mind.”
“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.”
“. . . be forewarned: The war against radical Islamic terrorism has no end in sight. This is a war of ideas, not a war of attrition.”
In Little Shoes, author Pamela Everett has chronicled the events of a 1937 California murder of three little girls with lawyerly skill.