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Empire of Sin

(Available October 28, 2014)
Empire of Sin
Written by Gary Krist
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437060
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Empire of Sin
A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Written by Gary Krist


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $26.00

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City
 
     Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans’ thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city’s... Read more >
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Empire of Sin
A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Written by Gary Krist


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City
 
     Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans’ thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city’s... Read more >
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Marrying the Hangman
Marrying the Hangman
Written by Sheila Weller
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152679
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Marrying the Hangman
A True Story of Privilege, Marriage and Murder
Written by Sheila Weller


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2014
Price: $11.99

The account of the murder of Diane Whitmore Pikul describes how her wealthy and violent Wall Street husband murdered her and then won custody of her children while under indictment for her murder. Read more >
Duel with the Devil
Duel with the Devil
Written by Paul Collins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307956460
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Duel with the Devil
The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery
Written by Paul Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.00

BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE EDGAR FINALIST, MURDER OF THE CENTURY

In the closing days of 1799, the United States was still a young republic. Waging a fierce battle for its uncertain future were two political parties: the well-moneyed Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, and the populist Republicans, led by Aaron Burr. The two...

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Niños en el crimen
Niños en el crimen
Written by Julio Scherer García
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9786073118934
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Niños en el crimen

Written by Julio Scherer García


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $10.00

Niños en el crimen

"¿Qué oculta el alma del niño asesino?", se pregunta Julio Scherer García en estas páginas llenas de violencia y sufrimiento, resultado del trabajo de reportero que realizó en la Comunidad de Tratamiento Especializado para Adolescentes en el Distrito Federal.

A través de entrevistas y documentos penales, el autor narra... Read more >
Son of a Gun
Son of a Gun
Written by Justin St. Germain
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980745
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Son of a Gun
A Memoir
Written by Justin St. Germain


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2014
Price: $16.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

In the tradition of Tobias Wolff, James Ellroy, and Mary Karr, a stunning memoir of a mother-son relationship that is also the searing, unflinching account of a murder and its aftermath

Includes an exclusive conversation between Alexandra Fuller and Justin St... Read more >
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Little Demon in the City of Light
Little Demon in the City of Light
Written by Steven Levingston, Read by John Lee
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449012987
Our Price: $20.00

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Little Demon in the City of Light
A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris
Written by Steven Levingston
Read by John Lee


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $20.00

A delicious account of a murder most gallic—think CSI Paris meets Georges Simenon—whose lurid combination of sex, brutality, forensics, and hypnotism riveted first a nation and then the world.

Little Demon in the City of Light is the thrilling—and so wonderfully French—story of a gruesome 1889 murder of a lascivious court official... Read more >
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Little Demon in the City of Light
Little Demon in the City of Light
Written by Steven Levingston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536042
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Little Demon in the City of Light
A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris
Written by Steven Levingston


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $13.99

A delicious account of a murder most gallic—think CSI Paris meets Georges Simenon—whose lurid combination of sex, brutality, forensics, and hypnotism riveted first a nation and then the world.

Little Demon in the City of Light is the thrilling—and so wonderfully French—story of a gruesome 1889 murder of a lascivious court official... Read more >
Little Demon in the City of Light
Little Demon in the City of Light
Written by Steven Levingston
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536035
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Little Demon in the City of Light
A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris
Written by Steven Levingston


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $26.95

A delicious account of a murder most gallic—think CSI Paris meets Georges Simenon—whose lurid combination of sex, brutality, forensics, and hypnotism riveted first a nation and then the world.

Little Demon in the City of Light is the thrilling—and so wonderfully French—story of a gruesome 1889 murder of a lascivious court official... Read more >
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The Inventor and the Tycoon
The Inventor and the Tycoon
Written by Edward Ball
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767929400
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The Inventor and the Tycoon
The Murderer Eadweard Muybridge, the Entrepreneur Leland Stanford, and the Birth of Moving Pictures
Written by Edward Ball


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $16.95

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book of the Year

Nearly 140 years ago, in frontier California, photographer Eadweard Muybridge captured time with his camera and played it back on a flickering screen, inventing the breakthrough technology of moving pictures. Yet the visionary inventor Muybridge was also a murderer who killed coolly and meticulously...

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Five Days at Memorial
Five Days at Memorial
Written by Sheri Fink, Read by Kirsten Potter
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804128094
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Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Written by Sheri Fink
Read by Kirsten Potter


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $45.00

One of the New York Times’s Best Ten Books of the Year

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction


Winner of the 2014 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Ridenhour Book Prize, the 2014 American Medical Writers Association Medical Book Award (Public/Healthcare Consumers), a 2014...

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Five Days at Memorial
Five Days at Memorial
Written by Sheri Fink
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307718969
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Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Written by Sheri Fink


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $27.00

One of the New York Times’s Best Ten Books of the Year

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction


Winner of the 2014 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Ridenhour Book Prize, the 2014 American Medical Writers Association Medical Book Award (Public/Healthcare Consumers), a 2014...

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Five Days at Memorial
Five Days at Memorial
Written by Sheri Fink
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307718983
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Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Written by Sheri Fink


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $13.99

One of the New York Times’s Best Ten Books of the Year

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction


Winner of the 2014 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Ridenhour Book Prize, the 2014 American Medical Writers Association Medical Book Award (Public/Healthcare Consumers), a 2014...

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Five Days at Memorial
Five Days at Memorial
Written by Sheri Fink, Read by Kirsten Potter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804128100
Our Price: $25.00

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Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Written by Sheri Fink
Read by Kirsten Potter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $25.00

One of the New York Times’s Best Ten Books of the Year

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction


Winner of the 2014 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Ridenhour Book Prize, the 2014 American Medical Writers Association Medical Book Award (Public/Healthcare Consumers), a 2014...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
Echoes in the Darkness
Echoes in the Darkness
Written by Joseph Wambaugh
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804150675
Our Price: $7.99
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Echoes in the Darkness

Written by Joseph Wambaugh


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2013
Price: $7.99

On June 25, 1989, the naked corpse of schoolteacher Susan Reinert was found wedged into her hatchback car in a hotel parking lot near Philadelphia's "Main Line."  Her two children had vanished.  The Main Line Murder Case burst upon the headlines--and wasn't resolved for seven years.  Now, master crime writer Joseph Wambaugh reconstructs the... Read more >
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Son of a Gun
Son of a Gun
Written by Justin St. Germain
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068623
Our Price: $26.00
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Son of a Gun
A Memoir
Written by Justin St. Germain


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $26.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

In the tradition of Tobias Wolff, James Ellroy, and Mary Karr, a stunning memoir of a mother-son relationship that is also the searing, unflinching account of a murder and its aftermath


Tombstone, Arizona, September 2001. Debbie St. Germain’s death, apparently at... Read more >
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Son of a Gun
Son of a Gun
Written by Justin St. Germain
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345538741
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Son of a Gun
A Memoir
Written by Justin St. Germain


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

In the tradition of Tobias Wolff, James Ellroy, and Mary Karr, a stunning memoir of a mother-son relationship that is also the searing, unflinching account of a murder and its aftermath


Tombstone, Arizona, September 2001. Debbie St. Germain’s death, apparently at... Read more >
Son of a Gun
Son of a Gun
Written by Justin St. Germain, Read by George Newbern
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804128889
Our Price: $17.50

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

Son of a Gun
A Memoir
Written by Justin St. Germain
Read by George Newbern


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $17.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

In the tradition of Tobias Wolff, James Ellroy, and Mary Karr, a stunning memoir of a mother-son relationship that is also the searing, unflinching account of a murder and its aftermath


Tombstone, Arizona, September 2001. Debbie St. Germain’s death, apparently at... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Killer Dads
Killer Dads
Written by Mary Papenfuss, Foreword by Michael Daly
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616147433
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Killer Dads
The Twisted Drives that Compel Fathers to Murder Their Own Kids
Written by Mary Papenfuss
Foreword by Michael Daly


Format: Trade Paperback, 275 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $19.00

No crime is as horrific, as mesmerizingly perplexing, as a child's murder at the hands of a parent. In most cases, the perpetrator is the father. A veteran journalist explores five examples of "family annihilators" in this troubling snapshot of American crime twisted by the dark trajectory of machismo in economically... Read more >
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Killer Dads
The Twisted Drives that Compel Fathers to Murder Their Own Kids
Written by Mary Papenfuss
Foreword by Michael Daly


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $11.99

No crime is as horrific, as mesmerizingly perplexing, as a child's murder at the hands of a parent. In most cases, the perpetrator is the father. A veteran journalist explores five examples of "family annihilators" in this troubling snapshot of American crime twisted by the dark trajectory of machismo in economically... Read more >
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Duel with the Devil
Duel with the Devil
Written by Paul Collins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956453
Our Price: $26.00
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Duel with the Devil
The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery
Written by Paul Collins


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $26.00

Duel with the Devil is acclaimed historian Paul Collins’ remarkable true account of a  stunning turn-of-the-19th century murder and the trial that ensued – a showdown in which iconic political rivals Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr joined forces to make sure justice was done. Still our nation’s longest running “cold case,&rdquo...

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Duel with the Devil
Duel with the Devil
Written by Paul Collins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307956477
Our Price: $11.99
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Duel with the Devil
The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery
Written by Paul Collins


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE EDGAR FINALIST, MURDER OF THE CENTURY

In the closing days of 1799, the United States was still a young republic. Waging a fierce battle for its uncertain future were two political parties: the well-moneyed Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, and the populist Republicans, led by Aaron Burr. The two...

Read more >
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The Iceman
The Iceman
Written by Anthony Bruno
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345540119
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The Iceman
The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer
Written by Anthony Bruno


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $16.00

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, with Ray Liotta and Chris Evans
 
He was smart, merciless, and deadly. And it took someone just as tough to bring him down.
 
A mob contract killer known as “The Iceman” for hiding a body in an... Read more >
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The Iceman
The Iceman
Written by Anthony Bruno
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345540096
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The Iceman
The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer
Written by Anthony Bruno


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, with Ray Liotta and Chris Evans
 
He was smart, merciless, and deadly. And it took someone just as tough to bring him down.
 
A mob contract killer known as “The Iceman” for hiding a body in an... Read more >
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In Cold Blood
In Cold Blood
Written by Truman Capote
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812994384
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In Cold Blood

Written by Truman Capote


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $23.00

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Truman Capote—also available are Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Other Voices, Other Rooms (in one volume), Portraits and Observations, and The Complete Stories


Truman Capote’s masterpiece... Read more >
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