True Crime

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    Manhunters
    Criminal Profilers and Their Search for the World’s Most Wanted Serial Killers
    By Colin Wilson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Author Colin Wilson opens this illuminating psychological discussion with the development of the 1977 Behavioral Science Unit, which was set up in order to answer the many questions surrounding serial killers: How does someone become a serial killer? How do they choose their victims, and why do they... [READ MORE]
    Queen of Thieves
    The True Story of "Marm" Mandelbaum and Her Gangs of New York
    By J. North Conway
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Queen of Thieves is the gritty, fast-paced story of Fredericka “Marm” Mandelbaum, a poor Jewish woman who rose to the top of her profession in organized crime during the Gilded Age in New York City. During her more than twenty-five-year reign as the country’s top receiver of stolen goods, she accumulated... [READ MORE]
    Balls
    The Life of Eddie Trascher, Gentleman Gangster
    By Ken Sanz, By Scott M. Deitche
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The true story of the man who scammed the mob and informed the FBI for over two decades.Eddie Trascher had balls. Born in the bayou of Louisiana, Eddie learned about gambling at the side of his stepfather. Starting his career in 1950s Vegas, he moved to pre-Castro Cuba and became adept at running a casino... [READ MORE]
    Evil
    Spine-Tingling True Stories of Murder and Mayhem
    By Colin Wilson, By Damon Wilson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A collection of the most shocking, horrifying accounts of true crime ever.Evil knows no boundaries. In 1614, Hungarian countess Elizabeth Báthory died, sealed in a tiny closet in her castle. Her crimes? She was rumored to have bathed in the blood of her victims, which may have numbered in the hundreds.... [READ MORE]
    Diary of a DA
    The True Story of the Prosecutor Who Took on the Mob, Fought Corruption, and Won
    By Herbert J. Stern
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    “Herbert J. Stern—prosecutor, judge, advocate—is a legend in American law, and this extraordinary memoir tells the story of how he became one.” —Jeffrey Toobin, New York Times bestselling author of The NineIn 1961, twenty-five-year-old Herbert Jay Stern, fresh from reserve duty, stood in his green army... [READ MORE]
    O.J. Is Innocent and I Can Prove It
    The Shocking Truth about the Murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman
    By William C. Dear
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman were brutally murdered at her home on Bundy Drive in Brentwood, California, on the night of June 12, 1994. The days and weeks that followed were full of spectacle, including a much-watched car chase and the eventual arrest of O. J. Simpson for the murders. The televised... [READ MORE]
    Human Sacrifice
    A Shocking Exposé of Ritual Killings Worldwide
    By Jimmy Lee Shreeve
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Welcome to the terrifying world of ritual sacrifice.Around the world, humans are being trafficked, kidnapped, sold, and enslaved for the specific purpose of sacrifice. Mass-scale migration has seen these gruesome techniques exported from the land of the Aztecs and finding their way to the United States,... [READ MORE]
    Blood in the Soil
    A True Tale of Racism, Sex, and Murder in the South
    By Carole Townsend
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Blood in the Soil is the first book about the investigation into the shooting of Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt and his country attorney in Gwinnett County, Georgia, in 1978. But this book is not primarily about Larry Flynt, or even his shooter (the serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin), though... [READ MORE]
    Kitty Genovese
    A True Account of a Public Murder and Its Private Consequences
    By Catherine Pelonero
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A New York Times bestseller! Written in a flowing narrative style, Kitty Genovese: A True Account of a Public Murder and Its Private Consequences presents the story of the horrific and infamous murder of Kitty Genovese, a young woman stalked and stabbed on the street where she lived in Queens, New York,... [READ MORE]
    Capital Punishment
    An Indictment by a Death-Row Survivor
    By Billy Wayne Sinclair, By Jodie Sinclair, Foreword by Helen Prejean
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Billy Wayne Sinclair was only twenty-one when sentenced to death. Because of an accidental shooting, he spent the next forty years in prison. When the Supreme Court struck down the death penalty, Billy was re-sentenced to life without parole. Here, he offers a blistering examination of the death penalty... [READ MORE]
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