True Crime

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“The Shooter at Midnight offers a deep look into the criminal justice system, with all its warts, and reveals that the system is only as good as the people who ope

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“brings together Hoover-style surveillance and Goldman-style anarchism with the force of inevitability [that] reflects both top-notch detective work and consummate crime writing.”

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“For the female of the species is more deadly than the male.”

—Rudyard Kipling, from the poem “The Female of the Species.”

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“A Murder in Hollywood shines a bright light into the dark crevices of Hollywood at a time when #MeToo wasn’t even something that was dreamed about, much less utte

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“The Bishop and the Butterfly reads like a cross between a whodunnit and a political expose. . . .

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“This is a compelling, well-crafted exploration of a world turned culturally upside down by what might well be characterized as a civil war in which the abnormal becomes normal, and people

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“Whatever the reader concludes, this book makes an exciting reading adventure, built on an enlightening study on analyzing legend and challenging popular history with scholarship and scienc

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In January 1958, Charles Starkweather, accompanied by his 14-year-old girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate, embarked on a killing spree in Nebraska, leaving ten people dead in their wake.

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“the author combines his background as both a historian and lawyer to present his guilty verdict on the Confederate government in the plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. . . .

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While Idaho Slept is consistently absorbing, if frustrating in its lack of a conclusion.

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Rory Carroll, a Dublin-based foreign correspondent for the Guardian, has written a nonfiction book that is as adrenaline-fueled and heart-stopping as any piece of fiction one can imagine f

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“in his precise writing and masterful contextualizing, Dorsey doesn’t offer an opinion. He lets the horror of our culture speak for itself.”

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David Grann, New Yorker staff writer and bestselling author of The Lost City of Z  and The Devil and Sherlock Holmes, offers what amounts to three page-turning narratives

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“Operating under its law and order banner but hiding behind dog whistle rhetoric and white hoods, the Klan infiltrated nearly every aspect of daily life throughout post-World War I Colorado

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“Brightly written and well-researched, this book will appeal immensely to true-crime fans.”

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The Cigar: Carmine Galante, Mafia Terror is more a collection of mob lore and history than an account of a mafia terror, but in those stories we see an aspect of the American mob into whic

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a narrative so mesmerizing that it’s impossible to put the book down. Tell Me Everything is, quite simply, an exceptional accomplishment.”

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“sprawling, shocking story of the whacko Gilded Age . . .”

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“underscores the danger of relying on eyewitness testimony.”

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“a fast-paced, engrossing read that casual readers and enthusiasts for stories related to true crime and the Mafia won’t be able to refuse.”

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“Valentine’s book is . . . a unique and engaging reference work that all Christie fans should enjoy.”

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“the author tells this story in a clear and engaging manner that makes the text read almost like a crime novel told on a personable, almost heartbeat level.”

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“Krogh had no idea at the start of how far he would fall. Perhaps if he’d had some inkling of the ethical and moral deficiencies in two of his first team members, G. Gordon Liddy and E.

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