“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
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.
“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. . . .
“While Idaho Slept is consistently absorbing, if frustrating in its lack of a conclusion.”
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
“in his precise writing and masterful contextualizing, Dorsey doesn’t offer an opinion. He lets the horror of our culture speak for itself.”
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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“Brightly written and well-researched, this book will appeal immensely to true-crime fans.”
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
“a narrative so mesmerizing that it’s impossible to put the book down. Tell Me Everything is, quite simply, an exceptional accomplishment.”
“sprawling, shocking story of the whacko Gilded Age . . .”
“underscores the danger of relying on eyewitness testimony.”
“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.”
“Valentine’s book is . . . a unique and engaging reference work that all Christie fans should enjoy.”
“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.”
“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.
“[The book] is an amazing piece of crime noir . . .
“Whether one is interested in cold case puzzles or genealogy, or just curious about solving crimes, The Forever Witness should be read and reread until it becomes a dog-eared part
Truman Capote’s groundbreaking, nonfiction classic, In Cold Blood—a gripping account of the 1959 slaughter of a wealthy Kansas farm family— instantly established the writer’s brilliant lit
“The Perfect Crime is a must-read for every crime fiction fan looking for new horizons to explore in their favorite genre.”
With the grit and determination to overcome very similar hardscrabble backgrounds, Truman Capote and Ann Woodward both rose to pinnacles in New York’s glittering mid-century high society.
Nicholas Dawidoff set out to tell the story of a tragic miscarriage of justice in a small New England city.
“There have been other books about the polygamist Mormons in Mexico, some of them first-hand accounts.
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