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I Would Find a Girl Walking
Around the same time as Ted Bundy was killing coeds in the Pacific Northwest, Gerald Stano was picking up women and killing them in FL. In his own wor...more
Jan 02, 2012
Nov 03, 2011
The Bank Holiday Murders: The True Story of the First Whitechapel Murders
So many Ripperologists only consider 5 murders to be his work, but Emma Smith and Martha Tabram were murdered earlier in 1888 and I always wondered my...more
Mar 18, 2014
Mar 07, 2014
American Eve: Evelyn Nesbit, Stanford White, the Birth of the "It" Girl and the Crime of the Century
Young Evelyn Nesbit was raised in poverty and brought to New York City by a really horrible mother who left her to become a millionaire's mistress and...more
May 04, 2009
Apr 25, 2009
50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of (True Crime)
An interesting compilation of killers that don't get all the press. Every time I hear the FBI statistic that about 30 serial killers are active in Ame...more
Feb 13, 2014
Feb 20, 2014
50 American Serial Killers You've Probably Never Heard Of Volume 2
The thing I really like about these books, is that it is true, I have heard of very few of them. And there are a lot more women and minority offenders...more
Feb 26, 2014
Feb 20, 2014
The Girl in the Leaves
I started this one a couple times before I finally picked it up and got into it. It was a very tragic story but I have to admire the strength of survi...more
Dec 26, 2013
Mar 12, 2013
Twisted Triangle
I remember hearing about this case at the time, but I really never knew how crazy or cruel the husband was. This was a very well told story.
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 07, 2012
Depraved: The Definitive True Story of H.H. Holmes, Whose Grotesque Crimes Shattered Turn-Of-The-Century Chicago
I have read bits of HH Holmes' story over the years and they have all focused on his horror castle during the Chicago's world fair. This book goes way...more
Feb 25, 2010
Feb 20, 2010
Finding Chandra: A True Washington Murder Mystery
Chandra Levy's story made headlines around the world, and the media and DC police were totally focused on Congressman Gary Condit and his affair with...more
Jun 12, 2010
Jun 07, 2010
The American Murders of Jack the Ripper: Tantalizing Evidence of the Gruesome American Interlude of the Prime Ripper Suspect
I saw a special on a cable network about the possible american murders of Jack the Ripper a month or so ago that I found very interesting. Then I foun...more
Jul 15, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
Manhattan Murder Mystery
I saw on amazon, and I thought it sounded interesting so I got it. But I have to say that in the first paragraph, I almost deleted it from my kindle b...more
Feb 13, 2013
Feb 12, 2013
Torture at the Back Forty
This is the story of the gang rape, torture and brutal murder of Margaret Anderson in a biker bar in Green Bay. What happened to her was horrific and...more
Apr 16, 2011
Apr 17, 2011
40 Whacks: New Evidence in the Life and Legend of Lizzie Borden
This was a really good book. The author tried hard to sort out all the muckracking, rumors and just plain lies from the actual happenings and evidence...more
Mar 27, 2010
Mar 21, 2010
The Profiler: My Life Hunting Serial Killers and Psychopaths
Ms. Brown is a former housewife who after a woman is murdered in her home town, suspects her boarder is the offender. She is blown off by the police d...more
Nov 18, 2010
Nov 14, 2010
Motive for Murder: The Bombs, the Mormons and the Salamander
Two people were killed in 1985 by bombs and another injured (later found to be the killer) and the motive for the murders went to the exposure of his...more
Mar 09, 2010
Mar 10, 2010
Outrage: The Five Reasons Why O.J. Simpson Got Away with Murder
Vincent Bugliosi was a great prosecutor and when he analizes the OJ SImpson case, he pulls no punches. He shows why he believes OJ was guilty and why...more
May 15, 2010
Mar 28, 2010
Guilty by Reason of Insanity: A Psychiatrist Explores the Minds of Killers
Dr. Lewis studies violence and its frequent roots in violent abuse and nerological damage. And her case stories are very interesting. And as her views...more
Jun 25, 2011
Jun 20, 2011
Tears of Rage: From Grieving Father to Crusader for Justice: The Untold Story of the Adam Walsh Case
Out of such a tragedy has come so much change for victims, families, investigations and yes, catching the bad guys. John Walsh's story is one that is...more
Oct 31, 2009
Oct 11, 2009
The Gardner Heist
This is the story of a man who was fascianted by the robbery at the Gardner museum and his almost obsessive pursuit of leads trying to solve the crime...more
Apr 20, 2010
Apr 05, 2010
Blood Bath
Derrick Todd Lee is a monster. For years he terrifying the women of South Louisiana. And he didn't fit the invesitgator's profile so he kept killing....more
Jan 14, 2012
Jan 09, 2012
Inside the Mind of BTK: The True Story Behind the Thirty-Year Hunt for the Notorious Wichita Serial Killer
This is the best book on the subject I have read. And it is an intense read. Douglas goes deeper while analyzing all of Rader's horrific writings and...more
Apr 10, 2011
Apr 04, 2011
Dillinger's Wild Ride: The Year That Made America's Public Enemy Number One
I really knew little about Dillinger except for the Lady in Red and the shootout at the theater. This is interesting
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Jul 07, 2009
Never Let Them See You Cry
Edna Buchanan has a way with telling a story that can bring you to tears, anger, to a broad smile... this book shares many of the stories she wrote ab...more
Feb 15, 2013
Feb 04, 2013
Ted Bundy: Conversations with a Killer
Read this originally about maybe 15 years ago and found it very dull. This re-read for the book club was more interesting. Maybe I just am more in a p...more
Jul 12, 2010
Jun 22, 2010
Murder In Hollywood: The Secret Life and Mysterious Death of Bonny Lee Bakley
This book was written only 6 weeks after the crime so is incomplete. I understand the rush to publish - but this was nuts. What the author did do, was...more
Jul 27, 2008
Jul 26, 2008
Bizarre Crime
The book is full of very short descriptions of some weird and bizarre crimes. Categorized by type of crime. It is an interesting quick read but not a...more
Jan 16, 2011
Jan 08, 2011
The Drag Queen Murder (A true crime short)
A well known drag queen kills his wife. What a piece of work.
Jan 21, 2012
Jan 21, 2012
Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder
A case that will always have too many unanswered questions.
not set
Dec 06, 2009
Think No Evil: Inside the Story of the Amish Schoolhouse Shooting...and Beyond
Though I would have liked to have more information about the Shooter and his motives, this is a really important book. The Amish's ability to forgive...more
Nov 28, 2009
Nov 02, 2009
Perfect Murder, Perfect Town
There is so much of this case that will never be understood. But it was the incompetency of the Denver police to secure the crime scene and avoid evid...more
not set
Aug 18, 2008
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