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    In the Wake of the Butcher: Cleveland's Torso Murders by James Jessen Badal    Poison Panic: Arsenic deaths in 1840s Essex by Helen Barrell    A Death in the Islands: The Unwritten Law and the Last Trial of Clarence Darrow by Mike Farris    Shadow of Doubt: The Trial of Dennis Oland by Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon    Searching for Answers: The Truth Lies out There Somewhere by Marlene Gunn    The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City: Spectacle and Assassination at the 1901 World's Fair by Margaret Creighton    Scammed: Learn from the Biggest Consumer and Money Frauds How Not to Be a Victim by Gini Graham Scott    Accused: British Witches throughout History by Willow Winsham    Who Killed These Girls? Cold Case: The Yogurt Shop Murders by Beverly Lowry    Bloody Lies: A CSI Scandal in the Heartland by John Ferak    Hauptmann's Ladder: A Step-by-Step Analysis of the Lindbergh Kidnapping by Richard T. Cahill Jr.    The Christmas Murders by Jonathan Goodman    The Supernatural Murders by Jonathan Goodman    The Ballad of Ben and Stella Mae: Great Plains Outlaws Who Became FBI Public Enemies Nos. 1 and 2 by Matthew Cecil    Mary's Mosaic: The CIA Conspiracy to Murder John F. Kennedy, Mary Pinchot Meyer, and Their Vision for World Peace: Third Edition by Peter Janney    Iced: The Story of Organized Crime in Canada by Stephen Schneider    My Sweet Angel: The True Story of Lacey Spears, the Seemingly Perfect Mother Who Murdered Her Son in Cold Blood by John Glatt    Catch me a Killer: Serial murders - a profiler's true story by Micki Pistorius    Strangers On The Street - Serial homicide in South Africa by Micki Pistorius    Fatal Females: Women who kill by Micki Pistorius    Profiling Serial Killers: And other crimes in South Africa by Micki Pistorius    Doctors of Death by Wensley Clarkson    Mary Ann Cotton: The West Auckland Borgia by Martin Connolly    Devils Walking: Klan Murders along the Mississippi in the 1960s by Stanley Nelson    The Scholl Case: The Deadly End of a Marriage by Anja Reich-Osang    Shallow Grave: The Unsolved Crime That Shook The Midwest by Gavin Schmitt    Organized Crime Queens: The Secret World of Female Gangsters by Jerry Bader    Rogue Heroes: The History of the SAS, Britain's Secret Special Forces Unit That Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the Nature of Wa by Ben Macintyre    Love Has Many Faces by Lisa Morgan    Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and Redemption by Walidah Imarisha    Silent Witnesses: The Often Gruesome but Always Fascinating History of Forensic Science by Nigel McCrery    Blood in the Fields: Ten Years Inside California's Nuestra Familia Gang by Julia Reynolds    Dirty Secrets: Our ASIO files by Meredith Burgmann    Forgiving Troy: A True Story of Murder, Mental Illness and Recovery by Thom Bierdz    Possessed: The Infamous Texas Stiletto Murder by Kathryn Casey    The Joan Robinson Legacy by Ingrid H. Rima    Death by Cyanide: The Murder of Dr. Autumn Klein by Paula Reed Ward    Charlie Peace: Murder, Mayhem and the Master of Disguise by Ben Johnson    The Sins of Jack Saul (Second Edition): The True Story of Dublin Jack and The Cleveland Street Scandal by Glenn Chandler    In Good Hands by David Hechler    Never Again: A Never Before Told Insight into the 1992 Los Angeles Riots by Bill C. Weiss    The Disappearance of Maria Glenn: A True Life Regency Mystery by Naomi Clifford    Bodysnatchers: Digging Up The Untold Stories of Britain's Resurrection Men by Suzie Lennox    Capital Offenses: Business Crime and Punishment in America's Corporate Age by Samuel W. Buell    Good Cop, Bad Cop: Confessions of a Reluctant Policeman by Andrew Brown    Confession of a Serial Killer: The Untold Story of Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer by Katherine Ramsland PhD    Australia's Toughest Prisons: Inmates by James Phelps    Murder That Wasn't: The Case of George Gwaze by Felicity Goodyear-Smith    Rich People Behaving Badly by Dick Kreck    The Night Stalker: The Life and Crimes of Richard Ramirez by Philip Carlo

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Blood in the Snow: The True Story of a Stay-at-Home Dad, his High-Powered Wife, and the Jealousy that Drove him to Murder

Tom Henderson

Blood in the Snow: The True Story of a Stay-at-Home Dad, his High-Powered Wife, and the Jealousy that Drove him to Murder by Tom Henderson

***Please note that the photos that appear in the print edition of the title do not appear in the e-book.***

Washington Township, Michigan: Valentine's Day, 2007. Stephen Grant filed a missing person's report on his beloved wife, Tara. The stay-at-home father of two was beside himself with despair. Why would Tara abandon him and their family? Was she involved with another man?

Stephen's frantic, emotional search for Tara made national headlines, and the case was featured on Dateline among other television shows and news outlets. But key elements in Stephen's story still weren't adding up: Why...

19 May 2015$8.99

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Blood in the Streets: Racism, Riots and Murders in the Heartland of America

Daniel L. Baker & Nalls Gwen

Blood in the Streets: Racism, Riots and Murders in the Heartland of America by Daniel L. Baker & Nalls GwenIn the midst of a nation suffering through riots and racial stife in the 1965-1975 era, which was one of the most violent periods in urban American history, a racist sniper roamed the streets of Dayton, Ohio. He stalked and killed black men as a vigilante determined to stop federal court-ordered public school desegregation and the mixing of races. During this period, the city endured multiple riots. The story is told via experiences of the authors, one a rookie police officer who became a homicide detective, and the other author who grew up during that period in the segregated city. The story...
15 Jan 2014$7.99

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Blood In, Blood Out: The Violent Empire of the Aryan Brotherhood

John Lee Brook

Blood In, Blood Out: The Violent Empire of the Aryan Brotherhood by John Lee BrookFor the first time, ex-convict John Lee Brook subjects the Aryan Brotherhood to a devastating exposé, revealing how the notorious white supremacist prison gang has become perhaps the most powerful criminal organization in America, an achievement much more remarkable considering that the majority of its members remain behind bars, and its infamous Commission-the folkloric threesome, Thomas ‘Terrible Tom' Silverstein, Tyler ‘the Hulk' Bingham and Barry ‘the Baron' Mills-are kept in maximum-security solitary confinement, as the US government makes...
29 Nov 2013$19.95

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Blood Justice

Tom Henderson

Blood Justice by Tom Henderson

In 1991, flight attendant Nancy Ludwig checked in to an airport hotel near Detroit. The next morning she was found gagged, raped, and tortured-her throat slit with such rage that she was nearly decapitated. Her husband Arthur never gave up hope that the future would bring enough evidence to close the case. But it was the past that held the clue.

In 1985, fifty-five-year old Margarette Eby, a music professor, met the same grisly death at her cottage in Flint, Michigan. The case went cold-until six years later when the victim's son Mark came upon the story of Nancy Ludwig's slaying. With nothing...

29 Aug 2015$7.99

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Blood Lust

Sheila Johnson

Blood Lust by Sheila JohnsonHis Victims Were Uncounted. . .

From the time he was a teenager, Jeremy Bryan Jones had let his violent passions run wild: attacking, raping, and mutilating. Then, in Mobile County, Alabama, Jones's rampage was stopped. But no one knew how many bodies were in his past.

His Evil Was Unmeasured. . .

Convicted and sentenced to die for the brutal murder of Lisa Nichols, an Alabama mother of two children, Jones shocked authorities with the story of his life--and his claims of snuffing out over a dozen victims in thirteen years. But was he telling the truth, or was he simply taunting his captors?


24 Apr 2014$5.99

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Blood Money: Bikies, terrorists and Middle Eastern gangs

Clive Small & Tom Gilling

Blood Money: Bikies, terrorists and Middle Eastern gangs by Clive Small & Tom GillingA meticulously researched and revealing expose of the new players in organised crime.
17 Dec 2012$22.72

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Blood Money: The Du Pont Heir and the Murder of an Olympic Athlete

Carlton Smith

Blood Money: The Du Pont Heir and the Murder of an Olympic Athlete by Carlton SmithThe story of an Olympic wrestler allegedly murdered by the wealthy heir to the Du Pont fortune, Blood Money takes readers inside the bizarre owrld of a multi-millionaire, and lays bare the brutal shooting and tense police siege that riveted the nation.
16 Feb 2016$8.99

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Blood on the Altar

Tobias Jones

Blood on the Altar by Tobias Jones

One Sunday morning in 1993 a 16-year-old girl named Eliza Claps goes missing from a church in the centre of Potenza, Italy. Shortly before her disappearance, Elisa had met Danilo Restivo, a strange local boy with a fetish for cutting women's hair on the back of buses. Elisa's family are convinced that Resitvo is responsible for their daughter's disappearance, but he is protected by local big-wigs: by his Sicilian father, by a doctor with links to organised crime, by a priest who had vices of his own. Years went by and Elisa's family could find only false leads.

2002, and Restivo is now living...

16 Nov 2014$10.19

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Blood on the Streets: A-Z of Glasgow Crime

Robert Jeffrey

Blood on the Streets: A-Z of Glasgow Crime by Robert JeffreyFor more than a hundred years, Glasgow has been right up there in the major league of big-city crime. From Madelaine Smith and Oscar Slater, by way of the Bridgeton Billy Boys and the Norman Conks, through to modern villains like Paul Ferris and Tam McGraw, Glasgow's streets have spawned a succession of fascinating tales of true crime. Even in the twenty-first century, as the new Glasgow polishes a growing reputation for sophistication and culture, blood still gets spilled on the streets and scams of one kind or another are always in the pipeline. The A-Z of Glasgow Crime is a compelling journey...
19 Aug 2012$2.90

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Blood Ransom: Stories from the Front Line in the War against Somali Piracy

John Boyle

Blood Ransom: Stories from the Front Line in the War against Somali Piracy by John BoyleFor the first time in history, the navies of every superpower on the planet have united against a common enemy ? a couple of thousand rag tag underfed men and boys. Crammed together in tiny open boats,they range up to a thousand miles from their home shores. Armed with ancient AK47s and rocket propelled grenades, they scour the western Indian Ocean. No-one knows how many simply die at sea. But occasionally these modern-day pirates hit the jackpot, seizing vessels and crews that will be ransomed for millions of dollars. This is a war that's estimated to cost the world economy $18 billion every...
18 Apr 2015$19.99

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Blood Relation

Eric Konigsberg

Blood Relation by Eric Konigsberg

A New Yorker writer investigates the life and career of his hit-man great-uncle and the impact on his family.

Growing up in a household as generic as Midwestern Jews get, author Eric Konigsberg always wished there was something different about his family, something exotic and mysterious, even shocking. When he was sent off to boarding school, he learned from an ex-cop security guard that there was: His great-uncle Harold, in prison in upstate New York, was a legendary Mafia enforcer, suspected by the FBI of upwards of twenty murders.

Konigsberg had uncovered a shameful, long-hidden family secret....

23 Mar 2014$12.99

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Blood Secrets: Chronicles of a Crime Scene Reconstructionist

Rod Englert & Kathy Passero

Blood Secrets: Chronicles of a Crime Scene Reconstructionist by Rod Englert & Kathy Passero

Blood Secrets reveals how forensic experts read the story of a murder told in the traces of blood left behind, providing crucial evidence that has helped convict criminals who might have otherwise walked free.

When Rod Englert began his career in law enforcement, virtually no police force in the world knew how to correctly examine blood spatter. He spent years studying and testing how blood behaves, pioneering a vital new tool that is now a part of any criminal investigation. In Blood Secrets he demonstrates how detectives and forensic experts use blood-spatter analysis to solve real cases.


16 May 2015$30.99

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Blood Sisters

Roelien Schutte & Eileen de Jager & Ilse Salzwedel

Blood Sisters by Roelien Schutte & Eileen de Jager & Ilse SalzwedelEileen de Jager and Roelien Schutte's occupation is somewhat unusual, to say the least. These two sisters clean up the biohazardous waste left behind after people have died - washing, scrubbing, sanitising and incinerating. It is a macabre, grisly job that few people want to do and even fewer can physically and emotionally endure. Eileen and Roelien have been doing this work for almost four years in South Africa. This is their story.
16 Apr 2012$13.19

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Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball'sSteroid Era

Tim Elfrink & Gus Garcia-Roberts

Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball'sSteroid Era by Tim Elfrink & Gus Garcia-RobertsThe definitive and dramatic story of the Alex Rodriguez and Biogenesis scandal, written by the reporters who broke and covered the story

On January 29th, 2013, an exposé by Miami New Times reporter Tim Elfrink set the sports world on fire. Elfrink revealed that a Miami clinic, Biogenesis, had been supplying illegal performance enhancing drugs - PEDs - to many of the nation's top baseball stars. One name stood out among all the others: Alex Rodriguez, the highest-earning player in the game.

Over the next year and more the story would unravel with incredible details about tanning salon robberies,...

5 Nov 2014$17.00

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Blood Stain

Peter Lalor

Blood Stain by Peter LalorThe true story of Katherine Knight, the mother and abattoir worker who became Australia's worst female killer. A must for true crime fans.
17 Jun 2015$18.17

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Blood Trail

Steven Walker & Rick Reed

Blood Trail by Steven Walker & Rick ReedIncludes killer's confession

Slaughter On A Shoestring

On October 29, 1997, hooker Andrea "Slick" Hendrix's, beaten, naked body was discovered in a roadside ditch near Stewartsville, Indiana. With no leads for police to follow, the case eventually went cold, but it wouldn't stay that way. In 2003, sadistic sexual predator Joseph W. Brown claimed to have strangled Hendrix with his favorite murder weapon: a shoelace from a woman's size-8 shoe.

Hard Luck

Ginger Gasaway, 53, met Brown at a Gambler's Anonymous meeting. She didn't know that when she took up with him, she was gambling with her life. On...

11 Mar 2015$5.99

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Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade

Walter Kirn

Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade by Walter Kirn

An In Cold Blood for our time, a chilling, compulsive story of a writer unwittingly caught in the wake of a grifter-turned-murderer.

In the summer of 1998, Walter Kirn—then an aspiring novelist struggling with impending fatherhood and a dissolving marriage—set out on a peculiar, fateful errand: to personally deliver a crippled hunting dog from his home in Montana to the New York apartment of one Clark Rockefeller, a secretive young banker and art collector who had adopted the dog over the Internet. Thus began a fifteen-year relationship that drew Kirn deep into the fun-house world of an outlandish,...
23 Jan 2014$15.95

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Blood Will Tell: A Shocking True Story of Marriage, Murder, and Fatal Family Secrets

Carlton Smith

Blood Will Tell: A Shocking True Story of Marriage, Murder, and Fatal Family Secrets by Carlton Smith

They Were The Perfect Family. . .

For twenty years, Ken and Kristine Fitzhugh and their two sons had lived lives of comfortable middle-class normality in the university town of Palo Alto, California. Then came the shocking news that Kristine Fitzhugh was dead, the victim of a terrible accident... By the time the Palo Alto Police Department looked closer at the death of Kristine Fitzhugh, there could be only one conclusion. Someone had murdered Kristine in her own home, inflicting a series of horrific blows to the back of her head, and then cleaned up the mess to make it look like an accident....

6 May 2015$10.99

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Blood+Death: The Secret History of Santa Muerte and the Mexican Drug Cartels

John Lee Brook

Blood+Death: The Secret History of Santa Muerte and the Mexican Drug Cartels by John Lee Brook
18 Mar 2016$14.95

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Bloodhound in Blue: The True Tales of Police Dog JJ and His Two-Legged Partner

Adam David Russ

Bloodhound in Blue: The True Tales of Police Dog JJ and His Two-Legged Partner by Adam David Russ

He was born in rural Missouri, and it was immediately clear that he was different from the rest. He caught his first criminal when he was just two years old. By his sixth birthday, he had located burglars, rapists, drug dealers, missing children, and murderers—including Utah's most wanted criminal. Known to friends as JJ, to law enforcement as Michael Serio's partner, and by captured criminals as "that damned dog," Jessie Jr. was an exceptionally talented bloodhound, baying like a sea lion that had swallowed a fog horn. Before JJ, few police departments in the West used bloodhounds, and none...

27 Jun 2013$19.99

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