True Crime

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“Had Harper Lee completed The Reverend, would it have become the unparalleled great American true crime book? We’ll never know.

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“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.”

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"Stephen Turnbull in Pirate teaches history with charm, fun, humor, and sarcasm. You will want to sign on board!"

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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

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“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

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“Anyone who likes a good mystery will find Secrets of a Marine’s Wife an intriguing and satisfying read.”

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“a book that reads like a fictional thriller while remaining solidly grounded in fact.”

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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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