From the very start of Unmask Alice: LSD, Satanic Panic, and the Imposter Behind the World’s Most Notorious Diaries, Rick Emerson makes big promises.
“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.”
“Both well written and intriguing, this is hybrid memoir will stick in your memory long after you finish.”
“Benson tells this little known chapter of American Jewish history well and with passion”
“Part detective story and part scientific journal, Fischer’s narrative will appeal to true crime afficionados, history buffs, movie fans, and engineers—what other book can claim that audien
The best history to learn about is that of unknown or otherwise obscure events, especially in this instance where a 19th century American frontier “serial killing” family is concerned.
“With enjoyable, au currant language, and a sharp ear for dialogue, Kerbeck’s astounding story is fraught with tension, written in a voice both confident and accessible throughout an inside
“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.
The “masterpiece” in the title of Birmingham’s big new intriguing book is Crime and Punishment—the grandfather of modern crime fiction and the contemporary detective novel—which was publis
“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.”
Some stories are hard to believe, and this is one of them.
“Sam Kean’s crisp, bright storytelling makes these tales of out-of-control scientists irresistible.”
“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
“a gripping ride”
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.
“Both captivating and frightening, Don’t Call it a Cult will astonish most readers.”
“While some black Tulsans were indicted, no whites ever served prison time for any of the events of the massacre, nor did it take long for white amnesia to set in.”
Journalist Elon Green’s true-crime book Last Call is a chilling account of the murders of gay men in the ’80s and ’90s.
“For the reader who is intrigued by America’s romance with gangsters, Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid is definitely worth spending time with a couple who, for just a short time, lived
Secrets are at the center of Derek DelGaudio’s memoir A Moral Man. There are the secrets he chooses to keep and the ones he decides to reveal.
“To be able to brag that your son or daughter was accepted at Harvard or Yale or Stanford checked off a box for status-hungry parents.
“one of the best books of 2020.”
“In Blood Runs Coal, former CIA officer and Justice Department attorney Mark A.