true-crime books
  • True Crime books
  • Unanswered Cries: A True Story of Friends, Neighbors, and Murder in a Small Town
    Views : 128
    Pages : 360

    by: Thomas French

    Publisher: pSt Martins Pr

    Book Description

     A solid re-creation of the rape-murder of Karen Gregory in Gulfport, Florida, and of the resulting trial, by the reporter who first covered the case for the St. Petersburg Times. On May 22, 1984, 36-year-old Karen, white, a graphic arti ... more

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    0000-00-00

    ISBN-10: 0312055269

    ISBN-13: 9780312055264

    Language: English

  • Smuggler's Blues: A True Story of the Hippie Mafia
    Views : 241
    Pages : 320

    by: Richard Stratton

    Publisher: pArcade Publishing

    Book Description

    Former drug smuggler, TV writer, and magazine contributor Stratton (Altered States of America: Outlaws and Icons, Hitmakers and Hitmen, 2006, etc.) revels in his glory days in the drug trade and his eventual downfall at the hands o ... more

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    2016-04-05

    ISBN-10: 1628726687

    ISBN-13: 9781628726688

    Language: English

  • The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts: Murder and Memory in an American City
    Views : 344
    Pages : 256

    Publisher: pScribner

    Book Description

    A haunted, haunting examination of mental illness and murder in a more or less ordinary American city.

    The small ghosts of debut author Tillman’s title are those of three young children, innocent of any wrongdoing, who were killed in ... more

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    2016-04-05

    ISBN-10: 150110425X

    ISBN-13: 9781501104251

    Language: English

  • The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America's First Serial Killer
    Views : 271
    Pages : 336

    by: Skip Hollandsworth

    Publisher: pHenry Holt and Co.

    Book Description

    The true story of a serial killer in 1880s Austin, Texas.

    The tension is high throughout Texas Monthly executive editor Hollandsworth’s first book. It’s clear from the narrative polish that true crime is one of the aut ... more

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    2016-04-05

    ISBN-10: 0805097678

    ISBN-13: 9780805097672

    Language: English

  • A Burglar's Guide to the City
    Views : 395
    Pages : 304

    by: Geoff Manaugh

    Publisher: pFSG Originals

    Book Description

    Manaugh (The BLDGBLOG Book, 2009) melds a romantic's taste for the furtive with the nitty-gritty of subverting architectural design in this fascinating, occasionally overfurnished examination of the art and science of burglary. more

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    2016-04-05

    ISBN-10: 0374117268

    ISBN-13: 9780374117269

    Language: English

  • Pretty Jane and the Viper of Kidbrooke Lane: A True Story of Victorian Law and Disorder: The Unsolved Murder that Shocked Victorian England
    Views : 233
    Pages : 400

    by: Paul Thomas Murphy

    Publisher: pPegasus

    Book Description

    Murphy (Interdisciplinary Writing/Univ. of Colorado; Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Rebirth of the British Monarchy, 2013) exposes the inequities of British justice in the 1871 case of Jane Clouson, who was “found at ... more

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    2016-04-11

    ISBN-10: 1605989827

    ISBN-13: 9781605989822

    Language: English

  • The Duke of Wellington, Kidnapped!: The Incredible True Story of the Art Heist That Shocked a Nation
    Views : 9
    Pages : 256

    by: Alan Hirsch

    Publisher: pCounterpoint

    Book Description

    Who was the clever thief who snatched Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London in 1961?

    He was well-read, if not learned, too clever by half, and clearly talented in the burglar’s arts. Hir ... more

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    2016-04-12

    ISBN-10: 1619025914

    ISBN-13: 9781619025912

    Language: English