True Crime

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    John Wayne Gacy
    Defending a Monster
    By Sam L. Amirante, By Danny Broderick
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    "Sam, could you do me a favor?" Thus begins a story that has now become part of America’s true crime hall of fame. It is a gory, grotesque tale befitting a Stephen King novel. It is also a David and Goliath saga—the story of a young lawyer fresh from the Public Defender’s Office whose first client in... [READ MORE]
    The Negotiator
    My Life at the Heart of the Hostage Trade
    By Ben Lopez
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Ben Lopez spends his life traveling the world, bartering with people who value money over life. Working for governments, law enforcement agencies, multinational corporations and private clients, Ben is an expert K&R (Kidnap and Ransom) consultant, supplying professional kidnap-negotiation services. He... [READ MORE]
    The Murder of Marilyn Monroe
    Case Closed
    By Jay Margolis, By Richard Buskin
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A New York Times Best Seller!Since Marilyn Monroe died among suspicious circumstances on the night of August 4, 1962, there have been queries and theories, allegations and investigations, but no definitive evidence about precisely what happened and who was involved . . . until now. In The Murder of Marilyn... [READ MORE]
    FBI Handbook of Crime Scene Forensics
    By Federal Bureau of Investigation Federal Bureau of Investigation
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    FBI Handbook of Crime Scene Forensics is the official procedural guide for law enforcement agencies, attorneys, and tribunals submitting evidence to the FBI. This handbook outlines the proper methods for investigating crime scenes, examining evidence (bullets, computers, hairs, inks, lubricants, ropes,... [READ MORE]
    The King of Sting
    The Amazing True Story of a Modern American Outlaw
    By Craig Glazer
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Craig Glazer was an ordinary college student when he planned and successfully executed his first fake sting to get back at some drug dealers who had robbed him. The rush he got from the experience led him and a crew of 11 accomplices to mastermind a two-year, 33-sting spree that stretched coast to coast,... [READ MORE]
    Double Cross
    The Explosive, Inside Story of the Mobster Who Controlled America
    By Chuck Giancana, By Sam Giancana
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    This New York Times bestseller presents Sam Giancana—talented businessman, Las Vegas entrepreneur, ruthless killer, and outside player for the CIA’s dirtiest deeds. Giancana clawed his way to the top of the Mafia hierarchy, partied with major stars such as Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe, and did business... [READ MORE]
    Jack the Ripper's Secret Confession
    The Hidden Testimony of Britain's First Serial Killer
    By David Monaghan, By Nigel Cawthorne
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    With several million copies sold in the last fifty years, My Secret Life, first published by Grove Press in the 1960s, is one of the most famous pornographic works in literary history. What readers of this long-banned and troubling book of violent sexual fantasies failed to realize is that it is also... [READ MORE]
    Jackal
    The Complete Story of the Legendary Terrorist, Carlos the Jackal
    By John Follain
    (Arcade Publishing)
    On an August night in 1994, French counterespionage officers seized the world’s most wanted terrorist from a villa in Sudan. After more than two decades on the run, Carlos “the Jackal” had finally been caged. For years he had murdered and bombed his way to notoriety. Jackal is the definitive biography... [READ MORE]
    An End to Murder
    A Criminologist's View of Violence Throughout History
    By Colin Wilson, By Damon Wilson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Human beings have always been cruel, savage, and murderous. Is that all about to change?Human history can be seen as a catalog of coldhearted murders, mindless blood feuds, appalling massacres, and devastating wars. Creatively and intellectually, there is no other species that has ever come close to... [READ MORE]
    Beast
    Werewolves, Serial Killers, and Man-Eaters: The Mystery of the Monsters of the Gévaudan
    By S. R. Schwalb, By Gustavo Sánchez Romero
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Using modern biology and history to investigate a series of grisly deaths in the countryside of 18th-century France. Something unimaginable occurred from 1764 to 1767 in the remote highlands of south-central France. For three years, a real-life monster, or monsters, ravaged the region, slaughtering by... [READ MORE]
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