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Blood & Ivy: The 1849 Murder That Scandalized Harvard Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393357325
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 16th, 2019

“Well-researched and beautifully written.…Collins knows how to build suspense.” —San Francisco Chronicle


Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250178954
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Published: Forge Books - May 28th, 2019

The instant #1 New York Times and USA Today best seller by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, the voices behind the hit podcast My Favorite Murder!


Savage Appetites: Four True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501188886
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Published: Scribner - August 20th, 2019

A provocative and original investigation of our cultural fascination with crime, linking four archetypes—Detective, Victim, Defender, Killer—to four true stories about women driven by obsession.

In this illuminating exploration of women, violence, and obsession, Rachel Monroe interrogates the appeal of true crime through four narratives of fixation.


Norco '80: The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640092129
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - June 11th, 2019

" An] alarming account of a bank heist that rocked the country in 1980. . . For a first-time writer, Houlahan sure knows how to dramatize a scene.


Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781101947869
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Published: Knopf - May 7th, 2019

New York Times Best Seller
 
“Compelling . . . at once a true-crime thriller, courtroom drama, and miniature biography of Harper Lee. If To Kill a Mockingbird was one of your favorite books growing up, you should add Furious Hours to your reading list today.” —Southern Living
 


The Killer Across the Table: Unlocking the Secrets of Serial Killers and Predators with the FBI's Original Mindhunter Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062910639
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Published: Dey Street Books - May 7th, 2019

The legendary FBI criminal profiler, number-one New York Times bestselling author, and inspiration for the hit Netflix show Mindhunter delves deep into the lives and crimes of four of the most disturbing and complex predatory killers, offering never-before-revealed details about his profiling process, and divulging the strategies used to crack som


The Nature of Life and Death: Every Body Leaves a Trace Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525542216
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 3rd, 2019

A riveting blend of science writing and true-crime narrative that explores the valuable but often shocking interface between crime and nature--and the secrets each can reveal about the other--from a pioneer in forensic ecology and a trailblazing female scientist.


The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781328663818
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 9th, 2019

Five devastating human stories and a dark and moving portrait of Victorian London—the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper.

Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They came from Fleet Street, Knightsbridge, Wolverhampton, Sweden, and Wales.


Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference, and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501160288
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Published: Atria Books - November 12th, 2019

“These murder cases expose systemic problems...


The Trial of Lizzie Borden Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501168376
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 12th, 2019

The remarkable new account of an essential piece of American mythology—the trial of Lizzie Borden—based on twenty years of research and recently unearthed evidence.

The Trial of Lizzie Borden tells the true story of one of the most sensational murder trials in American history.