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Manhunters

by Colin Wilson Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

Author Colin Wilson opens this illuminating psychological discussion with the development of the 1977 Behavioral Science Unit, which was set up in order to answer the many questions surrounding serial killers:...


Capital Punishment

by Jodie Sinclair, Billy Wayne Sinclair & Helen Prejean Arcade (July 01, 2011)

Billy Wayne Sinclair was only twenty-one when sentenced to death. Because of an accidental shooting, he spent the next forty years in prison. When the Supreme Court struck down the death penalty, Billy was re-sentenced...


A Life in the Balance

by Billy Wayne Sinclair & Jodie Sinclair Arcade (March 01, 2012)

Sentenced to death in 1965 at age twenty for an unpremeditated murder during the bungled holdup of a convenience store, Billy Wayne spent his first seven prison years on death row. When the death penalty was...


Reading behind Bars

by Jill Grunenwald Skyhorse (July 02, 2019)

In December 2008, twentysomething Jill Grunenwald graduated with her master’s degree in library science, ready to start living her dream of becoming a librarian. But the economy had a different idea. As the...


Double Cross

by Bettina Giancana, Sam Giancana, Chuck Giancana & Tim Newark Skyhorse (November 01, 2016)

One of the most feared Chicago mobsters Sam Giancana clawed his way to the top of the Mafia hierarchy by starting as a hit man for Al Capone. He was known as one of the best vehicle escape artists, a tenacious...


Impact Statement

by Bob Halloran Skyhorse (July 18, 2017)

No one can deny that mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger and Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi are two of the most brutal killers in American history—not even the two gangsters themselves. But a jury denied the Davis...


Little Shoes

by Pamela Everett Skyhorse (May 29, 2018)

In the summer of 1937, with the Depression deep and World War II looming, a California triple murder stunned an already grim nation. After a frantic week-long manhunt for the killer, a suspect emerged, and his...


Who Killed Tom Thomson?

by John Little Skyhorse (August 21, 2018)

Tom Thomson was Canada's Vincent van Gogh. He painted for a period of five years before meeting his untimely death in a remote wilderness lake in July 1917. He was buried in an unofficial grave close to the...


Shots Fired

by Joseph K. Loughlin & Kate Flora Skyhorse (October 24, 2017)

Get a deeper understanding of police shootings through interviews with officers involved in real-life cases

Today’s media is filled with discussions about officer-involved shootings. Too often missing from...


H. H. Holmes

by Adam Selzer Skyhorse (April 04, 2017)

  • Shares with readers America’s first and most infamous serial killer and his diabolical killing spree during the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago
  • The first comprehensive book following the life and career of H....


Jack the Ripper's Secret Confession

by David Monaghan & Nigel Cawthorne Skyhorse (January 01, 2010)

With several million copies sold in the last fifty years, My Secret Life, first published by Grove Press in the 1960s, is one of the most famous pornographic works in literary history. What readers of this long-banned...


Impact Statement

by Bob Halloran Skyhorse (September 17, 2013)

As the biggest criminal trial since the Boston Strangler draws nearer, the public’s fascination with the life and crimes of mob boss Whitey Bulger continues to heat up. Many stories have been told about the...


Patpong Sisters

by Cleo Odzer Arcade (January 23, 2012)

Cleo Odzer, a young American anthropologist, spent three years studying Bangkok’s red-light district, Patpong, an area of a few blocks teeming with bars and explicit sex shows. Patpong is now world famous...


Kingpin

by Richard Stratton Arcade (May 02, 2017)

This fast-paced sequel to Smuggler's Blues is a harrowing and at times comical journey through the criminal justice system at the height of America's War on Plants.

Captured in the lobby of the Sheraton Senator...


The Trigger

by Daniel J. Patinkin Arcade (June 05, 2018)

Six moving profiles reveal the complex realities behind gun violence in the United States. These are the stories of the shooters.

In South Carolina, a young man embarks on a life of crime that culminates in a...


Creepy Crawling

by Jeffrey Melnick Arcade (July 17, 2018)

"Creepy crawling" was the Manson Family's practice of secretly entering someone's home and, without harming anyone, leaving only a trace of evidence that they had been there, some reminder that the sanctity...


Absolute Madness

by Catherine Pelonero Skyhorse (November 07, 2017)

Absolute Madness tells the disturbing true story of Joseph Christopher, a white serial killer who targeted black males and struck fear into the residents of New York in the 1980s. Dubbed both the 22-Caliber...


A Dark Night in Aurora

by Dr. William H. Reid Skyhorse (July 24, 2018)

James Holmes killed or wounded seventy people in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. Only one man was allowed to record extensive interviews with the shooter. This is what he found.

On July 20, 2012 in Aurora,...


Transcending

by Howard Zehr Good Books (October 01, 2001)

          Are victims of crime destined to have the rest of their lives shaped by the crimes they've experienced? ("What happened to the road map for living the rest of my life?" asks a woman whose...


The Hunting Ground

by Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering & Constance Matthiessen Hot Books (May 17, 2016)

The debate over sexual violence on campus is reaching fever pitch, from headlines about out–of-control fraternities, to the ”mattress protests” by female students at Columbia University and other colleges....


What Will Happen to Me

by Howard Zehr Good Books (January 06, 2015)

          What is life like for a child who has a parent in prison? This book brings together photographic portraits of 30 children whose parents are incarcerated, along with their thoughts and reflections,...


Human Sacrifice

by Jimmy Lee Shreeve Skyhorse (January 20, 2015)

Welcome to the terrifying world of ritual sacrifice.

Around the world, humans are being trafficked, kidnapped, sold, and enslaved for the specific purpose of sacrifice. Mass-scale migration has seen these gruesome...