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The Iceman
The Iceman
Written by Anthony Bruno
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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 >
Murder at the Supreme Court
Murder at the Supreme Court
Written by Martin Clancy and Tim O'Brien
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616146481
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Murder at the Supreme Court
Lethal Crimes and Landmark Cases
Written by Martin Clancy and Tim O'Brien


Format: Hardcover, 375 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $26.00

True-life reporting on vicious criminals and the haphazard system that punishes them

In 1969, the Supreme Court justices cast votes in secret that could have signaled the end of the death penalty. Later, the justices’ resolve began to unravel. Why? What were the consequences for the rule of law and for the... Read more >
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The Murder of Cleopatra
The Murder of Cleopatra
Written by Pat Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616146504
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The Murder of Cleopatra
History's Greatest Cold Case
Written by Pat Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 270 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $20.00

A world-renowned criminal profiler takes a fascinating look at one of the most tragic mysteries in history.

For more than two thousand years, the great pharaoh Cleopatra VII has been portrayed as a failed monarch. Various ancient sources state that she desperately ended her life with the bite of an asp... Read more >
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The Murder of Cleopatra
History's Greatest Cold Case
Written by Pat Brown


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.99

A world-renowned criminal profiler takes a fascinating look at one of the most tragic mysteries in history.

For more than two thousand years, the great pharaoh Cleopatra VII has been portrayed as a failed monarch. Various ancient sources state that she desperately ended her life with the bite of an asp... Read more >
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Murder at the Supreme Court
Lethal Crimes and Landmark Cases
Written by Martin Clancy and Tim O'Brien


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.99

This in-depth yet highly accessible books provides compelling human stories that illuminate the thorny legal issues behind the most noteworthy capital cases. In 1969, the Supreme Court justices cast votes in secret that could have signaled the end of the death penalty. Later, the justices’ resolve began to unravel. Why? What... Read more >
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The Devil's Cinema
The Devil's Cinema
Written by Steve Lillebuen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771050350
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The Devil's Cinema
The Untold Story Behind Mark Twitchell's Kill Room
Written by Steve Lillebuen


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $19.99

"A detailed, well-constructed account of a diabolical real-life Dexter. Lillebuen has written a riveting, true crime page-turner about aspiring filmmaker Mark Twitchell, who turned his obsession with fantasy into horrible reality." -- Robert Remington, co-author of Runaway Devil

     On the night of October 10, 2008, Johnny Altinger was heading to his...

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The Inventor and the Tycoon
The Inventor and the Tycoon
Written by Edward Ball, Read by John H. Mayer
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ISBN: 9780307876638
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The Inventor and the Tycoon
A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures
Written by Edward Ball
Read by John H. Mayer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $24.00

From the National Book Award-winning author of Slaves in the Family, a riveting true life/true crime narrative of the partnership between the murderer who invented the movies and the robber baron who built the railroads.
 
One hundred and thirty years ago Eadweard Muybridge invented stop-motion photography, anticipating and making possible... Read more >
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The Inventor and the Tycoon
The Inventor and the Tycoon
Written by Edward Ball
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ISBN: 9780385535496
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The Inventor and the Tycoon
A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures
Written by Edward Ball


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the National Book Award-winning author of Slaves in the Family, a riveting true life/true crime narrative of the partnership between the murderer who invented the movies and the robber baron who built the railroads.
 
One hundred and thirty years ago Eadweard Muybridge invented stop-motion photography, anticipating and making possible... Read more >
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Anatomy of Injustice
Anatomy of Injustice
Written by Raymond Bonner
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ISBN: 9780307948540
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Anatomy of Injustice
A Murder Case Gone Wrong
Written by Raymond Bonner


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $16.00

From Pulitzer Prize winner Raymond Bonner, the gripping story of a grievously mishandled murder case that put a twenty-three-year-old man on death row.
 
In January 1982, an elderly white widow was found brutally murdered in the small town of Greenwood, South Carolina. Police immediately arrested Edward Lee Elmore, a semiliterate, mentally retarded... Read more >
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Thirty-Eight Witnesses
The Kitty Genovese Case
Written by A.M. Rosenthal
Foreword by Samuel G. Freedman
Introduction by Arthur Ochs Sulzberger


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $14.95

"[Rosenthal] told a stunning, tragic story and called each one of us to account for averting our eyes—and hearts—and voices."
—Mike Wallace, 60 Minutes

It remains one of the most notorious deaths in New York City history not because of who was murdered but because of the circumstances: 28-year-old Kitty... Read more >
The Shooting Salvationist
The Shooting Salvationist
Written by David R. Stokes, Foreword by Bob Schieffer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781586422004
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The Shooting Salvationist
J. Frank Norris and the Murder Trial that Captivated America
Written by David R. Stokes
Foreword by Bob Schieffer


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $17.95

The Reverend Doctor J. Frank Norris was many things in the 1920's: a pastor who led the nation's first megachurch, a provocative publisher, and a pioneer broadcaster. With the flair of a great showman, he railed against vice and conspiracies he saw everywhere to a congregation of more than 10,000 at... Read more >
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The Fatal Gift of Beauty
The Fatal Gift of Beauty
Written by Nina Burleigh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307588593
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The Fatal Gift of Beauty
The Trials of Amanda Knox
Written by Nina Burleigh


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $14.99

   The sexually violent murder of twenty-one-year-old British student Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy, on the night of November 1, 2007, became an international sensation when one of Kercher’s housemates, twenty-year-old Seattle native Amanda Knox, as well as her Italian boyfriend and a troubled local man Knox said she “vaguely” knew, was... Read more >
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Death in the City of Light
Death in the City of Light
Written by David King
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ISBN: 9780307452900
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Death in the City of Light
The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris
Written by David King


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $16.00

Death in the City of Light is the gripping, true story of a brutal serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-Occupied Paris. As decapitated heads and dismembered body parts surfaced in the Seine, Commissaire Georges-Victor Massu, head of the Brigade Criminelle, was tasked with tracking down the... Read more >
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The Murder of the Century
The Murder of the Century
Written by Paul Collins
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ISBN: 9780307592217
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The Murder of the Century
The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City & Sparked the Tabloid Wars
Written by Paul Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $16.00

“No writer better articulates ourinterest in the confluence of hope, eccentricity, and the timelessness of the bold and strange than Paul Collins.”—DAVE EGGERS
 
On Long Island, a farmer finds a duck pond turned red with blood. On the Lower East Side, two boys playing at a pier discover a floating human torso... Read more >
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The Devil's Cinema
The Devil's Cinema
Written by Steve Lillebuen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771050343
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The Devil's Cinema
The Untold Story Behind Mark Twitchell's Kill Room
Written by Steve Lillebuen


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $13.99

Reality and fantasy collide with shocking results in this riveting account of the notorious case of Mark Twitchell - and the police investigation into one of the most bizarre murders in recent memory.

In October 2008, Johnny Altinger, a 38-year-old Edmonton man, was on his way to a tryst with a woman... Read more >
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The Innocent Man
The Innocent Man
Written by John Grisham
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345532015
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The Innocent Man
Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
Written by John Grisham


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $9.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In the town of Ada, Oklahoma, Ron Williamson was going to be the next Mickey Mantle. But on his way to the Big Leagues, Ron stumbled, his dreams broken by drinking, drugs, and women. Then, on a winter night in 1982, not far from Ron’s home, a...

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Anatomy of Injustice
Anatomy of Injustice
Written by Raymond Bonner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307700216
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Anatomy of Injustice
A Murder Case Gone Wrong
Written by Raymond Bonner


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $26.95

The book that helped free an innocent man who had spent twenty-seven years on death row.
 
In January 1982, an elderly white widow was found brutally murdered in the small town of Greenwood, South Carolina. Police immediately arrested Edward Lee Elmore, a semiliterate, mentally retarded black man with no previous felony record. His... Read more >
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Anatomy of Injustice
Anatomy of Injustice
Written by Raymond Bonner
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ISBN: 9780307957368
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Anatomy of Injustice
A Murder Case Gone Wrong
Written by Raymond Bonner


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

The book that helped free an innocent man who had spent twenty-seven years on death row.
 
In January 1982, an elderly white widow was found brutally murdered in the small town of Greenwood, South Carolina. Police immediately arrested Edward Lee Elmore, a semiliterate, mentally retarded black man with no previous felony record. His... Read more >
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Almost Midnight
Almost Midnight
Written by Michael W. Cuneo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815453
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Almost Midnight
An American Story of Murder and Redemption
Written by Michael W. Cuneo


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $14.99

The haunting true story of a triple murder in the Ozarks, two lovers on the lam, and a death-row inmate saved by the pope.
On a spring day more than ten years ago, sixty-nine-year-old Lloyd Lawrence was gunned down in rural Missouri. The shooter also turned his twelve-gauge shotgun on Lawrence’s... Read more >
The Book of Assassins
The Book of Assassins
Written by George Fetherling
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ISBN: 9780307369093
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The Book of Assassins

Written by George Fetherling


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 16, 2011
Price: $21.99

The compelling, tragic and often bizarre life stories of history's famous and infamous assassins, now collected in one comprehensive, easy-to-use volume.

The names are well-known, but how much do you know about the inner lives of John Hinckley Jr.,  who shot Ronald Reagan in a misguided attempt to impress actress Jodie Foster, or... Read more >
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On the Farm
On the Farm
Written by Stevie Cameron
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ISBN: 9780676975857
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On the Farm
Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women
Written by Stevie Cameron


Format: Trade Paperback, 768 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $19.95

Now that the publication bans are lifted, you need Stevie Cameron to get the whole story, which includes accounts of Pickton's notoriety that police never uncovered. You need On the Farm.

Covering the case of one of North America's most prolific serial killer gave Stevie Cameron access not only to the story... Read more >
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Men of Blood
Men of Blood
Written by Elliott Leyton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996479
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Men of Blood
Murder in Everyday Life
Written by Elliott Leyton


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $12.99

A milkman shares a take-out supper with his cousin and then fatally stabs him.…A man breaks into a shelter for abused women and snuffs out the life of his wife who has taken refuge there.…A youth rapes and kills a woman on the landing of her apartment building.…The boyfriend of a... Read more >
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Death in the City of Light
Death in the City of Light
Written by David King, Read by Paul Michael
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307967190
Our Price: $22.50

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Death in the City of Light
The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris
Written by David King
Read by Paul Michael


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $22.50

Death in the City of Light is the gripping, true story of a brutal serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-Occupied Paris. As decapitated heads and dismembered body parts surfaced in the Seine, Commissaire Georges-Victor Massu, head of the Brigade Criminelle, was tasked with tracking down the... Read more >
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Death in the City of Light
Death in the City of Light
Written by David King
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307452917
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Death in the City of Light
The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris
Written by David King


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $11.99

Death in the City of Light is the gripping, true story of a brutal serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-Occupied Paris. As decapitated heads and dismembered body parts surfaced in the Seine, Commissaire Georges-Victor Massu, head of the Brigade Criminelle, was tasked with tracking down the... Read more >
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