True Crime

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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.” 

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“Anyone who enjoys true crime is liable to enjoy the story behind Brottman’s search and Rivera’s death.”  

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Thanks to an army of great and critically acclaimed mystery writers, the Scandinavian country of Sweden is, in 2018, synonymous with murder.

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In November 1849, Cambridge, Massachusetts, was very much a sleepy town run by Harvard University.

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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.

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“Monster City will make an excellent addition to any true crime enthusiast's library.”

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What if a dismembered corpse was discovered underneath your treasured family vacation home? How would you react?

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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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For sheer noirish decadence, few cities around the globe have rivaled Shanghai between the two world wars and for a short time after.

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What possesses a mother to kill her children? This is an age-old question to a scenario that unfortunately happens too often.

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What happens when the world’s greatest mystery writer is asked to solve a real murder? Not exactly what you would expect.

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“a powerful book that delves deep into a seriously deranged mind.”

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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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“. . . be forewarned: The war against radical Islamic terrorism has no end in sight. This is a war of ideas, not a war of attrition.”

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In Little Shoes, author Pamela Everett has chronicled the events of a 1937 California murder of three little girls with lawyerly skill.

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T. J. English’s newest look at the American criminal underworld, The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban Underworld, has a unique genesis.

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Racism in the rural, pre-Civil Rights South could sometimes be as perverse as it was brutal, as Gilbert King ably demonstrates in Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Jus

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“You have the right to remain silent.” So begins the reading of the Miranda Rights. The name stems from Miranda vs. Arizona (1966), a landmark court case that ended when the U.S.

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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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Her quarry was a white male, 5’ 9” to 5’ 11”, lean but with the athletic build of a swimmer, size 9–9½ shoes, dirty blond hair, Type A blood.

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No book could have a more auspicious moment of publication than Simon Baatz’s The Girl on the Velvet Swing.

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One of the great rallying cries of politics in the 21st century is anxiety over rising income inequality.

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“Alarming and timely, Justice Failed is a must-read for anyone hoping to better understand the reality of modern American criminal justice.”

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

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