Christiane's Reviews > The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World's Most Perplexing Cold Cases

The Murder Room by Michael Capuzzo
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Jan 05, 2011

liked it
bookshelves: true-crime, non-fiction
Read in January, 2011

Chronicles the founding and work of the Vidocq Society, a detective society created to track down killers who have literally gotten away with murder, some for many, many years. With larger-than-life characters and chilling murders (I kept wishing were fiction) I actually found myself double-checking that this wasn't a novel, but no, it is a true crime tale of monsters and the men and women trying to bring them to justice. There is a selected bibliography but no index, which would have been useful for research.

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read The Murder Room.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.