“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
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.
“There have been other books about the polygamist Mormons in Mexico, some of them first-hand accounts.
“Horowitz has pieced together a fascinating story of a woman who ‘lied all her life’ and died in 1954 at the age of 86 in a Hove nursing home, taking her secrets with her.”
“A Death on W Street is a brutal look at the damage a lie can do to people’s lives as well as to institutions that we, as Americans, revere—or at least should reve
Beverly Lowry is clear: Deer Creek Drive: A Reckoning of Memory and Murder in the Mississippi Delta is not a memoir.
Veteran reporter Stephen Bates, who once covered both the English royals and religion for the Guardian, has since leaving the newspaper carved out an engaging and enterta
“It seemed as if Frank Davis’s violent and erratic tendencies were about to finally catch up to him. But since true crime involves real life, sometimes there is no Hollywood ending.
“considerable detective work, which overlooks few details. White has certainly written the definitive book on Jane Stanford’s death.”
“succeeds in capturing the full story behind a notorious murderer’s brazen quest to avoid the death penalty by any means possible.”
“This book is really not about homicide but about crime, justice, and the science used to find the truth.
“Wright has done substantial reference on her subjects and skillfully taken large amounts of information and boiled it down to readable facts and comprehensible material.”
“It is more than a little disconcerting to read that each meeting of the White Knights, no matter how sparsely attended, opened with a Christian prayer before discussion turned to their dec
One picks up What Happened to Paula? On the Death of an American Girl, expecting a true crime murder mystery. On the surface, it checks all the boxes.
“one of the best books of 2020.”
“In Blood Runs Coal, former CIA officer and Justice Department attorney Mark A.
Jarvis Jay Masters has been on death row in San Quentin State Prison for 30 years. He became famous after renowned Shambhala Buddhist, Pema Chodron, wrote about him.
"the reader will find an epic who dunnit in this detailed but somewhat disorganized narrative about a different America.”
The Man Who Played with Fire is up front about using author Stieg Larsson’s name and research to help solve the 1986 assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme who was gunned down
“David's eventual self-transformation as he rises above his upbringing makes for an empowering memoir.”
What if a dismembered corpse was discovered underneath your treasured family vacation home? How would you react?
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.”