True Crime

True crime is a non-fiction literary genre in which the author examines an actual crime and details the actions of real people. The crimes most commonly include murder, but true crime works have also touched on other legal cases. Still others revisit historic crimes (or alleged crimes) and propose solutions, such as books examining political assassinations, well-known unsolved murders, or the deaths of celebrities.

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The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America's First Serial Killer
The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts: Murder and Memory in an American City
I Will Find You
A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior High
Snatched: How A Drug Queen Went Undercover for the DEA and Was Kidnapped By Colombian Guerillas
Standing Strong: An Unlikely Sisterhood and the Court Case That Made History
Redeemable: A Memoir of Darkness and Hope
The Secret Poisoner: The Victorian Age of Poisoning
Alligator Candy
True Crimes: A Family Album
Takedown: A Small-Town Cop's Battle Against the Hells Angels and the Nation's Biggest Drug Gang
A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy
Spilled Milk: Based on a True Story
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America's First Serial Killer
A Stolen Life
Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever
A Burglar's Guide to the City
Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland
Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot
Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League
Conviction: The Untold Story of Putting Jodi Arias Behind Bars
Writing My Wrongs
The Catcher in the Rye Enigma by James MorcanBusted by Wendy RudermanImplosion at Los Alamos by Glenn WalpA Convenient Spy by Dan StoberBody of Secrets by James Bamford
True Crime - US Politics
47 books — 8 voters
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie61 Hours by Lee ChildThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleMystic River by Dennis LehaneThe Alienist by Caleb Carr
Great Crime and Mysteries
114 books — 53 voters

Columbine by Dave CullenCruel Sacrifice by Aphrodite JonesRunaway Devil by Robert RemingtonDevil's Knot by Mara LeverittAnne Perry and the Murder of the Century by Peter Graham
True Crime Involving young adults
42 books — 25 voters
Catch Me If You Can by Frank W. AbagnaleThe Cuckoo's Egg by Clifford StollBallad of the Whiskey Robber by Julian RubinsteinFlawless by Scott Andrew SelbyNewton and the Counterfeiter by Thomas Levenson
True-Crime: Lost, Stolen, or Conned
24 books — 10 voters

Hanging the Peachtree Bandit by Tom HughesWicked Atlanta by Laurel-Ann DooleySecrets Never Lie by R.R. McDonaldRich Georgian Strangely Shot by Tom HughesTemple Bombing by Melissa Fay Greene
Atlanta History and True Crime
5 books — 2 voters
In Cold Blood by Truman CapoteThe Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonTrue Hollywood Noir by Dina Di MambroHelter Skelter by Vincent BugliosiMidnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
True Crime--Well Written
221 books — 217 voters

In Cold Blood
Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders
The Stranger Beside Me: Ted Bundy The Shocking Inside Story
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story
Small Sacrifices: A True Story of Passion and Murder
Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer--America's Deadliest Serial Murderer
The Monster of Florence
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
Assuming Names (Criminal Mischief #1)
Fatal Vision
Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit
Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper - Case Closed
People Who Eat Darkness: The Fate of Lucie Blackman

Ben Mezrich
Ben Mezrich Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History
A ballsy aspiring astronaut steals moon rocks from NASA in Sex on the Moon, a work of true crime by the author of The Accidental Billionaires:The Founding of Facebook.
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Stephen Richards
Another man of sheer violence was the late Stewart Boyd, he was killed in a car accident over in Spain’s Costa del Sol shortly after being released from prison in June 2003. But he certainly left his mark on the city streets of Glasgow. He was a force to be reckoned with, a gang enforcer. Murder and witness intimidation were high on his criminal charge sheet.
Stephen Richards, Scottish Hard Bastards

You can lie through your teeth, but your teeth don't lie
Charles Bosworth Jr.

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