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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.


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.


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.


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...


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.


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...


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.


The Montessori Method

by Maria Montessori Dover Publications (June 14, 2012)

This landmark book in the history of education described a new system for teaching youngsters. Discusses discipline; methods for teaching reading, writing, and arithmetic; the importance of proper diet; and...


A Dictionary of Symbols

by J. E. Cirlot Dover Publications (April 29, 2013)

A valuable reference, this informative and entertaining volume presents a key to elucidating the symbolic worlds encountered in both the arts and the history of ideas. 32 black-and-white illustrations.


Carlos Marcello: The Man Behind the JFK Assassination

by Stefano Vaccara & Robert Miller Enigma Books (November 15, 2013)

The sensational story behind the New Orleans Mafia boss who claimed to have murdered JFK.


Off the Street: Redemption

by Christopher Baughman Behler Publications (November 18, 2013)

A veteran detective hunts someone from his past to find justice for the brutalized victims of human trafficking.


What Happened to Mickey?: The Life and Death of Donald "Mickey" McDonald, Public Enemy No. 1

by Peter McSherry Dundurn (February 11, 2013)

Donald "Mickey" McDonald was charged in 1939 with the killing of a bookmaker, supposedly Toronto's first gangland slaying. Two murder trials, a sensational escape from Kingston Penitentiary, and a $50,000 bank...


Death's Shadow: True Tales of Homicide

by Jon Wells Dundurn (December 24, 2012)

Award-winning Hamilton Spectator journalist Jon Wells delivers four blockbuster murder stories, taking readers up close into multiple homicide investigations, the agony of victims and their loved ones, and into...


Wrong Side of the Law: True Stories of Crime

by Edward Butts Dundurn (July 08, 2013)

No matter where the atrocities were committed and no matter what the circumstances, criminal gangs such as the Hyslop, the Polka Dot, and the Newton Brothers outfits all had one thing in common: they lived...


Practically Perfect: Killers Who Got Away with Murder ... for a While

by Dale Brawn Dundurn (June 17, 2013)

Is it possible to commit the perfect murder? The killers profiled by author Dale Brawn in Practically Perfect certainly thought so. These individuals believed they could beat the criminal justice system. In...


3 Killer Stories: Lust Greed Envy Always Leads to Murder

by Charles Swope Charles E Swope (December 31, 1969)

3 killer stories is 3 short stories that illustrate the common causes of murder. They are Envy, lust and Greed. Three stories, with 3 killers with different motives. I think you will find the stories loaded...


The Last Testament of Lucky Luciano: The Mafia Story in His Own Words

by Martin A. Gosch & Richard Hammer Enigma Books (June 07, 2013)

In this true crime classic, out of print since 1981, Lucky Luciano remains a mythical underworld figure.


Murder Two: The Second Casebook of Forensic Detection

by Colin Evans Wiley (April 21, 2008)

PRAISE FOR The Casebook of Forensic Detection

"Pithy, concise, and remarkably accurate."

-Science Books & Films

"Contains ample material to hold the attention and foster interest in science."

-Science Teacher

"A...


Qualitative Research in Social Work

by Anne E. Fortune, William J. Reid & Robert L. Miller, Jr. Columbia University Press (May 14, 2013)

In this volume, progressive experts survey recent trends in qualitative study, which relies on small sample groups and interview data to better represent the context and complexity of social work practice. Chapters...


Jack the Ripper and the Case for Scotland Yard's Prime Suspect

by Robert House & Roy Hazelwood Wiley (March 11, 2010)

An investigation into the man Scotland Yard thought (but couldn't prove) was Jack the Ripper

Dozens of theories have attempted to resolve the mystery of the identity of Jack the Ripper, the world's most famous...


Dying for the Truth: Undercover Inside the Mexican Drug War by the Fugitive Reporters of Blog del Narco

by Blog del Narco Feral House (April 16, 2013)

Revelations of the horrifying violence of Mexican drug cartels that evade the news. The book’s threatened authors remain in hiding.


Snatched!: The Peculiar Kidnapping of Beer Tycoon John Labatt

by Susan Goldenberg Dundurn (September 22, 2004)

In 1934, 53-year-old beer tycoon John Sackville Labatt was kidnapped and held ransom for three days. This bizarre true crime story traces the abduction through to the abductors' trials. From a heavily populated...


Uncertain Justice: Canadian Women and Capital Punishment, 1754-1953

by F. Murray Greenwood & Beverley Boissery Dundurn (October 01, 2000)

An exposition of the patriarchal values that lie at the core of criminal law, and the class and gender biases that permeate its procedures and applications.


The Ship of Seven Murders: A True Story of Madness & Murder

by Alannah Hopkin & Kathy Bunney The Collins Press (March 01, 2010)

In 1828, the'Mary Russell' sailed into Cork Harbour from theWest

Indies. Seven crewmen lay in themain saloon, brutally murdered

by the captain. His trial was a sensation as survivors revealed a

tale of danger...


Poison and Poisoning: A Compendium of Cases, Catastrophes and Crimes

by Celia Kellett Accent Press (November 19, 2012)

This fascinating book will be enjoyed both by those interested in the science of poisons and also by general readers who can dip in and find hair-raising horrors and calamities on every page.


How They Got Away With It: White Collar Criminals and the Financial Meltdown

by Susan Will, Stephen Handelman & David C. Brotherton Columbia University Press (October 30, 2012)

An international team of scholars with backgrounds in criminology, sociology, economics, business, government regulation, and law examine the historical, social, and cultural causes of the 2008 economic crisis....


Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

by Joanna I Lewis Columbia University Press (November 20, 2012)

As the greatest coal-producing and consuming nation in the world, China would seem an unlikely haven for wind power. Yet the country now boasts a world-class industry that promises to make low-carbon technology...


Japan's Sex Trade: A Journey Through Japan's Erotic Subcultures

by Peter Constantine Tuttle Publishing (September 11, 2012)

Interested in Japan's infamous and colorful sex trade? This guide to sex in Japan presents the in's and out's with extensive details and background information.

Japan's Sex Trade offers a probing, step by step...


The Last Atoll: Exploring Hawai'i's Endangered Ecosystems

by Pamela Frierson Trinity University Press (August 31, 2012)

The Last Atoll is a first-person account of journalist Pamela Frierson’s ten-year exploration of the exotic and ecologically significant small lands at the far northwestern end of the Hawaiian island chain....


Blood & Volume: Inside New York's Israeli Mafia

by Dave Copeland Barricade Books (April 01, 2007)

Blood and Volume: Inside New York's Israeli Mafia by Dave Copeland reads like fiction but is absolutely all true. Ron Gonen ran a multi-million dollar drug distribution and contract murder syndicate in Brooklyn,...


Cyber Crimes

by Vannesa Pitts Alpha Editions (December 01, 2016)

Computer crime refers to criminal activity involving a computer. The computer may be used in the commission of a crime or it may be the target. This book covers the history of Cyber Crimes and gives some of...


The Art of Defiance

by Tyson Mitman Intellect Books (May 11, 2018)

The Art of Defiance is an ethnographic portrait of how graffiti writers see their city and, in turn, how their city sees them. It explores how becoming a graffiti writer helps disenfranchised urban citizens...


Uncle John's True Crime

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (September 01, 2012)

You'll be on the edge of your seat reading tales of cops, robbers, criminals, and lawyers with this little tome that packs a lot of heat.

Do you like to read great stories? This book is loaded with them! We've...


Using Media for Social Innovation

by Aneta Podkalicka & Ellie Rennie Intellect (April 23, 2018)

Using media for social innovation is a critical roadmap for understanding and researching ‘social innovation media’. These media initiatives seek to find new solutions to seemingly intractable social problems...


The Honour Killing

by J.S. Hamilton Melrose Books (March 12, 2018)

When a teenage Sri Lankan au pair goes missing, it’s up to the Bradford police to find her. When they fail, the objective turns to justice. For DCI James Turnbull, the case is a puzzling contrast to his career...


TIME-LIFE Deaths That Shocked the World

by The Editors of Time-Life Liberty Street (March 16, 2018)

Fallen giants, taken too soon.

Unexpected deaths are not entirely unexpected-they surround us every day. What shocks us is "the who," the how, and the why of them, especially when it comes to celebrities. Whether...


Hanged for Murder

by Tim Carey The Collins Press (September 15, 2013)

Between 1923 and 1954 the Irish state executed twenty-nine people convicted of murder. Almost all executions were carried out in the hanghouse of Mountjoy Prison by members of the Pierrepoint family. The often...


Inside the Monkey House

by John Cuffe The Collins Press (May 31, 2017)

We all did time, staff and prisoners. Each of us had a number; each of us wanted the finality of getting out that gate.When John Cuffe entered Mountjoy as a young prison officer in May 1978, he stepped back...


The Framing of Harry Gleeson

by Kieran Fagan The Collins Press (April 20, 2015)

In November 1940 the body of Moll McCarthy, an unmarried mother, was found in a field in Tipperary. She had been shot. The man who reported the discovery was neighbour Harry Gleeson. Although Harry had an alibi,...


No Way Home

by Tyler Wetherall St. Martin's Press (April 03, 2018)

One of PureWow's "20 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2018" and "Books to Read in April" One of InStyle UK's "Best New Books to Read in 2018" One of LitHub's 20 Books You Should Read This April One...


Diary of a D.A.

by Martin M. Frank Wildside Press (March 03, 2018)

"Contains the most fascinating true crime story I have ever read." --Earl Stanley Gardner

Crime, criminals, and their prosecution and punishment, have, from the day Cain slew Abel and the Supreme Law Enforcer...


Between Daylight and Hell

by Iain Lundy Whittles Publishing (October 02, 2017)

This is the culmination of years of research into the lives of Scots who were guilty of dastardly deeds after leaving Scotland for America – in some cases they literally got away with murder. These emigrants...


Ideals of the East

by Kazuko Okakura Tuttle Publishing (July 03, 2012)

This classic of Japanese studies is an important contribution to the understanding of Japanese art and culture.

The author, Okakura wrote Ideals of the East at the turn of the 20th century. The book quickly became...


PPE Made Easy

by Jeffrey O. Stull Government Institutes (June 01, 1998)

Using an easy-to-use checklist format, author Jeffrey Stull, an internationally recognized expert in the area of protective clothing, examines the types of industrial and fire hazards that warrant PPE protection....


Return Again to the Scene of the Crime

by Richard Lindberg Cumberland House Publishing (August 01, 2001)

Return again to the scene of the crime and visit the secret hideouts of Nazi saboteurs, anarchist plotters, charlatans, fakers, gangsters, and even a love-sick matron dubbed the "Torso Killer." See up close...


Senatorial Privilege

by Leo Damore Regnery History (March 27, 2018)

An achievement of reportorial diligence, this book tells a story that the most imaginative crime novelist would have been hard put to invent. -- People Dominating the bestseller lists for half a year, this groundbreaking...