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Mystery on the Isles of Shoals

by J. Dennis Robinson Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

For the first time, the full story of a crime that has haunted New England since 1873.

The cold-blooded ax murder of two innocent Norwegian women at their island home off the coast of New Hampshire has gripped...


Everglades Lawmen: True Stories of Game Wardens in the Glades

by James T. Huffstodt Pineapple Press (October 01, 2014)

From the first game wardens in the Everglades to present-day wildlife officers, law enforcement in the wild, untamed Everglades has kept pace with changing times. Today's game wardens chase escaped convicts,...


Rapid Qualitative Inquiry: A Field Guide to Team-Based Assessment

by James Beebe Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2014)

An accessible field guide to Rapid Qualitative Inquiry (RQI)—a team-based, applied research method designed to quickly develop an insider’s perspective on and preliminary understanding of complicated situations....


Rampage: Canadian Mass Murder and Spree Killing

by Lee Mellor Dundurn (March 09, 2013)

Lee Mellor has gathered more than 25 of Canada's most lethal mass and spree killers into a single work. Rampage details their grisly crimes, delves into their twisted psyches, and dissects their motivations...


The Making of a Serial Killer: The Real Story of the Gainesville Murders in the Killer's Own Words

by Danny Rolling & SONDRA LONDON Feral House (February 01, 2011)

The man convicted of the vicious murders of five college students in Gainesville, Florida, discusses his motivations and actions in commiting the crimes, reflects on what made him into a killer, and his struggle...


Killer Fiction: Stories that Convicted the Ex-Cop of Murder

by SONDRA LONDON, G. J. Schaefer & Colin Wilson Feral House (February 01, 2011)

Including a foreword by a woman who once dated him, the perverse, violent stories, poetry, and fantastic scribblings of a man convicted in 1972 of murdering two women chart the killer's extreme pathology.


Trial of H.H. Crippen

by Filson Young Bloomsbury Publishing (July 15, 2014)

In The Trial of H H Crippen, Filson Young compiles the transcript of one of the most famous murder trials of the early 20th century. Young gives us a clear image of the quiet, considerate doctor, and why such...


The Cult of Violence

by John Pearson Bloomsbury Publishing (May 16, 2013)

John Pearson knows more about the Krays than anyone alive. Legend, starring Tom Hardy, was based on his book The Profession of Violence and it was Pearson who exposed the Boothby connection in 1994. In 1967...


The Profession of Violence

by John Pearson Bloomsbury Publishing (March 25, 2013)

The classic, bestselling account of the infamous Kray twins, now a major film, LEGEND, starring Tom Hardy.

Reggie and Ronald Kray ruled London's gangland during the 1960s with a ruthlessness and viciousness that...


Technological Slavery: The Collected Writings of Theodore J. Kaczynski, a.k.a.

by Theodore J. Kaczynski & David Skrbina Feral House (June 01, 2010)

Sociopath? Absolutely! Prophetic genius? The First Amendment ensures that every reader gets to decide.


Framing the Global: Entry Points for Research

by Hilary E. Kahn & Saskia Sassen Indiana University Press (May 22, 2014)

Framing the Global explores new and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of global issues. Essays are framed around the entry points or key concepts that have emerged in each contributor's engagement with...


Research Beyond Borders: Multidisciplinary Reflections

by Anjana Narayan, Lise-Hélène Smith, Wiline Pangle & Sami Hanna et al. Lexington Books (December 28, 2011)

This collection draws insights from an interdisciplinary group of scholars specializing in diverse methods used in the social sciences and humanities to reflect on the empirical, methodological, and practical...


Putin's Kleptocracy

by Karen Dawisha Simon & Schuster (September 30, 2014)

The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawisha’s brilliant Putin’s Kleptocracy provides an answer, describing how Putin got to power,...


They All Love Jack

by Bruce Robinson Harper (October 13, 2015)

For over a hundred years, the mystery of Jack the Ripper has been a source of unparalleled fascination and horror, spawning an army of obsessive theorists and endless volumes purporting to finally reveal the...


Smoke

by Meili Cady Dey Street Books (March 24, 2015)

Combining the excess of The Bling Ring with the intimacy of Blow and the charm of Catch Me If You Can, an outrageous, entertaining and true story of an aspiring young actress’ ill-fated friendship and unwitting...


The Wilderness of Ruin

by Roseanne Montillo William Morrow (March 17, 2015)

In late nineteenth-century Boston, home to Herman Melville and Oliver Wendell Holmes, a serial killer preying on children is running loose in the city—a wilderness of ruin caused by the Great Fire of 1872—in...


Queen of Thieves

by J. North Conway Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

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...


Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine

by Maximillian Potter Twelve (July 29, 2014)

Amazon Best Book of the Month, July 2014

Journalist Maximillian Potter uncovers a fascinating plot to destroy the vines of La Romanée-Conti, Burgundy's finest and most expensive wine.

In January 2010, Aubert...


American Honor Killings: Desire and Rage Among Men

by David McConnell Akashic Books (March 05, 2013)

An exposé of an America no one is comfortable talking about: the volatile ground where male violence and sexuality overlap.


Gathering of Waters

by Bernice L. Mcfadden Akashic Books (January 31, 2012)

Following her best-selling, award-winning novel Glorious, McFadden produces a fantastical historical novel featuring the spirit of Emmett Till.


Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology

by H. Russell Bernard & Clarence C. Gravlee Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 08, 2014)

Draws on both science and humanism to explore the scope of contemporary anthropological fieldwork in practice. This thoroughly revised second edition also features new chapters addressing online ethnography;...


Lizzie Didn't Do It!

by William Psy.D. Masterton Branden Books (February 21, 2013)

On August 4, 1892, an elderly couple living in Fall River, Massachusetts, was slaughtered with a hatchet. Their daughter, Lizzie Borden, was first accused of the crime, then tried for it, and acquitted of it...


Manhunters

by Colin Wilson Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

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:...


Crime of the Century

by Gregory Ahlgren and Branden Books (February 21, 2013)

After it was announced that the twenty month-old son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh was abducted, the entire world grieved for their loss. Seventy-two days later, the body was found in the woods next to a roadway,...


Lizzie Didn't Do It; Emma Did!

by E. Elaine Watson Branden Books (February 21, 2013)

On a hot summer day in August of 1892, a double murder took place in Fall River, Massachusetts. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Borden were killed in their own home by a person or persons unknown who attacked them with...


The Green River Serial Killer

by Pennie Psy.D. Morehead Branden Books (February 21, 2013)

This first book by Pennie Morehead chronicles the life of Judith, the wife of Gary Ridgway, the infamous serial killer of more than 48 women. It contains 112 original photographs and letters, many published...


Getting Life

by Michael Morton Simon & Schuster (July 08, 2014)

“A devastating and infuriating book, more astonishing than any legal thriller by John Grisham” (The New York Times) about a young father who spent twenty-five years in prison for a crime he did not commit…and...


The Skeleton Crew

by Deborah Halber Simon & Schuster (July 01, 2014)

Solving cold cases from the comfort of your living room…

The Skeleton Crew provides an entree into the gritty and tumultuous world of Sherlock Holmes–wannabes who race to beat out law enforcement—and one...


Jon Wells Three-Book Bundle

by Jon Wells HarperCollins Publishers (June 24, 2014)

From one of Canada’s most respected crime journalists come three shocking stories of true crime.

A man rages in his home on April 4, 1999, breaking furniture and dishes. A woman wants to leave him. “You’re...


Narrating Social Work Through Autoethnography

by Stanley L. Witkin Columbia University Press (June 03, 2014)

Autoethnography is an innovative approach to inquiry in which the researcher is also the subject of the research. Using scholarly and literary devices, the researcher/subject explores the social and cultural...


The Fixer

by Ira Judelson & Daniel Paisner Atria Books (June 03, 2014)

From New York’s foremost bail bondsman with “over $30 million on the street” comes the story of a modern-day “fixer” who walks a fine line between hustler and humanitarian with clients ranging from...


In the Best of Families: The Anatomy of a True Tragedy

by Dennis Mcdougal Grand Central Publishing (June 03, 2014)

Ronald Reagan's personal attorney Roy Miller was a California success story. The Miller family's friends could never have imagined the horror and darkness that were to follow as Michael, the Miller's youngest...


Life after College: Ten Steps to Build a Life You Love

by Tori Randolph Terhune & Betsy A. Hays Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 01, 2014)

Transitioning from college to “real life” has never been easy. Life After College aims to help recent grads successfully adjust to life beyond college. Focusing on more than just success in the workplace,...


Research within the Disciplines: Foundations for Reference and Library Instruction

by Peggy Keeran & Michael Levine-Clark Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 28, 2014)

Research within the Disciplines is designed to help reference librarians – and students studying to become librarians – gain that deeper understanding of disciplinary differences that allows them to comfortably...


The Gallup Poll: Public Opinion 2012

by Frank Newport Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 24, 2013)

As the only complete compilation of polls taken by the Gallup Organization, The Gallup Poll is an invaluable tool for ascertaining the pulse of American public opinion throughout the year and for documenting...


Bloody Justice

by Anita Arvast HarperCollins Publishers (April 29, 2014)

On the night of April 7, 2006, eight members of the motorcycle gang the Bandidos were killed execution style and left in a farmer's field near London, Ontario. The brutal slaying, the largest mass killing in...


The Savage City

by T. J. English William Morrow Paperbacks (March 15, 2011)

“T.J. English has the mastered the hybrid narrative art form of social history and underworld thriller. The Savage City is a truly gripping read filled with unexpected twists and turns.”

—Douglas Brinkley,...


Gaming the Game: The Story of the NBA Betting Scandal and the Gambler Who Made It Happen

by Sean Patrick Griffin Barricade Books (March 16, 2011)

In June 2007, the FBI informed the NBA that one of its referees, Tim Donaghy, was the subject of a probe into illegal gambling. Within months, the public knew the broad outlines of a scheme involving Donaghy...


Drug Lord: A True Story: The Life and Death of a Mexican Kingpin

by Terrence E. Poppa & Charles Bowden Cinco Puntos Press (November 30, 2010)

“This book could function as an owner’s manual for the Mexican drug cartels.”—Charles Bowden


"Yellow Kid" Weil: The Autobiography of America's Master Swindler

by W.T. Brannon, J.R. Weil & Bruno Ruhland Nabat Books (February 22, 2011)

Everywhere the Yellow Kid looks he sees money—too bad it's yours.


Kill the Irishman

by Rick Porrello Pocket Books (February 15, 2011)

Be sure to see Kill the Irishman—the major motion picture based on Rick Porrello’s true-crime masterpiece!

A modern warrior known as Greene

Was very quick and smart, and mean.

He scrambled hard and fought...


Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America

by Joe Matthews & Les Standiford HarperCollins e-books (March 01, 2011)

“Les Standiford’s account of the decades-long attempt to solve the murder of Adam Walsh is chilling, heartbreaking, hopeful, and as relentlessly suspenseful as anything I’ve ever read. A triumph in every...


Social Movements and Global Social Change: The Rising Tide

by Robert K. Schaeffer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 06, 2014)

The book examines different types of social movements, including those often ignored in social change textbooks, such as riots, migration, and disorganized protest. It also looks at citizens’ rights and inequality...


Inside the Vault

by Amil Dinsio I Love You, Brother, LLC (February 06, 2014)

Millions of dollars sat in a small, non-descript bank perched on a hill in the quiet town of Laguna Niguel in Orange County. But deep within its vaults was a secret: millions of dollars in illegally obtained...


Every Breath You Take

by Ann Rule Gallery Books (January 14, 2002)

If anything ever happens to me, promise me that you will see that there is an investigation....And find Ann Rule and ask her to write my story," Sheila Blackthorne Bellush told her sister after she divorced...


Flim Flam: Canada's Greatest Frauds, Scams, and Con Artists

by Mark Bourrie Dundurn (October 01, 1998)

Through this exploration of white-collar crime in Canada, youll discover that we have some of the most colourful hucksters in the world.


Flim-Flam Man

by Jennifer Vogel Scribner (June 15, 2010)

One frosty winter morning, Jennifer Vogel opened the newspaper and read that her father had gone on the run. John Vogel, fifty-two, had been arrested for single-handedly counter-feiting nearly $20 million in...


Cold War

by Jerry Langton HarperCollins Publishers (February 03, 2015)

Organized crime in Canada has long been dominated by the Hells Angels and their friends in the Rizzuto crime family. Over the years, they have brought many street gangs into their alliance, most notably the...


Public Enemies

by John Walsh & Philip Lerman Pocket Books (June 15, 2010)

The host of America's Most Wanted, John Walsh has formed a vital partnership with the public, the media, and law enforcement that has led to the capture of hundreds of the worst serial killers, kidnappers, pedophiles,...


Deliver Us

by Kathryn Casey Harper (January 27, 2015)

Critically acclaimed author Kathryn Casey delivers a riveting account of the brutal murders of young women in the I-45/Texas Killing Fields—a chilling true story that has already helped police uncover evidence...