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The Darkest Night

by Ron Franscell St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2014)

Casper, Wyoming: 1973. Eleven-year-old Amy Burridge rides with her eighteen-year-old sister, Becky, to the grocery store. When they finish their shopping, Becky's car gets a flat tire. Two men politely offer...


Rapid Qualitative Inquiry: A Field Guide to Team-Based Assessment

by James Beebe Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2014)

An accessible field guide to Rapid Qualitative Inquiry (RQI)—a team-based, applied research method designed to quickly develop an insider’s perspective on and preliminary understanding of complicated situations....


To Die For

by Kathy Braidhill St. Martin's Press (November 18, 2014)

Impeccably dressed, meticulously neat, Dana Sue Gray spared no expense on herself. Dropping thousands of dollars on a shopping binge or a luxurious day spa was nothing out of the ordinary for Dana--nor for many...


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.


Trial of H.H. Crippen

by Filson Young Bloomsbury Publishing (July 15, 2014)

In The Trial of H H Crippen, Filson Young compiles the transcript of one of the most famous murder trials of the early 20th century. Young gives us a clear image of the quiet, considerate doctor, and why such...


The Cult of Violence

by John Pearson Bloomsbury Publishing (May 16, 2013)

John Pearson knows more about the Krays than anyone alive. Legend, starring Tom Hardy, was based on his book The Profession of Violence and it was Pearson who exposed the Boothby connection in 1994. In 1967...


The Profession of Violence

by John Pearson Bloomsbury Publishing (March 25, 2013)

The classic, bestselling account of the infamous Kray twins, now a major film, LEGEND, starring Tom Hardy.

Reggie and Ronald Kray ruled London's gangland during the 1960s with a ruthlessness and viciousness that...


Murder At Yosemite

by Carlton Smith St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2014)

Amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of Yosemite National Park, four terrifying killings took place. For months, law enforcement officials were stumped by the deaths of three tourists: Carole Sund, her teenaged...


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.


Framing the Global: Entry Points for Research

by Hilary E. Kahn & Saskia Sassen Indiana University Press (May 22, 2014)

Framing the Global explores new and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of global issues. Essays are framed around the entry points or key concepts that have emerged in each contributor's engagement with...


Research Beyond Borders: Multidisciplinary Reflections

by Anjana Narayan, Lise-Hélène Smith, Wiline Pangle & Sami Hanna et al. Lexington Books (December 28, 2011)

This collection draws insights from an interdisciplinary group of scholars specializing in diverse methods used in the social sciences and humanities to reflect on the empirical, methodological, and practical...


Putin's Kleptocracy

by Karen Dawisha Simon & Schuster (September 30, 2014)

The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawisha’s brilliant Putin’s Kleptocracy provides an answer, describing how Putin got to power,...


They All Love Jack

by Bruce Robinson Harper (October 13, 2015)

For over a hundred years, the mystery of Jack the Ripper has been a source of unparalleled fascination and horror, spawning an army of obsessive theorists and endless volumes purporting to finally reveal the...


Smoke

by Meili Cady Dey Street Books (March 24, 2015)

Combining the excess of The Bling Ring with the intimacy of Blow and the charm of Catch Me If You Can, an outrageous, entertaining and true story of an aspiring young actress’ ill-fated friendship and unwitting...


The Wilderness of Ruin

by Roseanne Montillo William Morrow (March 17, 2015)

In late nineteenth-century Boston, home to Herman Melville and Oliver Wendell Holmes, a serial killer preying on children is running loose in the city—a wilderness of ruin caused by the Great Fire of 1872—in...


The Brass Wall

by David Kocieniewski Henry Holt and Co. (August 26, 2014)

In David Kocieniewski's The Brass Wall comes a brilliantly reported true story of power and betrayal in the NYPD set against the worlds of the Mafia and big-city politics

In 1993, Vincent Armanti, Undercover...


Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World's Greatest Wine

by Maximillian Potter Twelve (July 29, 2014)

Amazon Best Book of the Month, July 2014

Journalist Maximillian Potter uncovers a fascinating plot to destroy the vines of La Romanée-Conti, Burgundy's finest and most expensive wine.

In January 2010, Aubert...


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.


Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology

by H. Russell Bernard & Clarence C. Gravlee Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 08, 2014)

Draws on both science and humanism to explore the scope of contemporary anthropological fieldwork in practice. This thoroughly revised second edition also features new chapters addressing online ethnography;...


Boston Mob

by Marc Songini St. Martin's Press (July 29, 2014)

The New England Mafia was a hugely powerful organization that survived by using violence to ruthlessly crush anyone that threatened it, or its lucrative gambling, loansharking, bootlegging and other enterprises....


Getting Life

by Michael Morton Simon & Schuster (July 08, 2014)

“A devastating and infuriating book, more astonishing than any legal thriller by John Grisham” (The New York Times) about a young father who spent twenty-five years in prison for a crime he did not commit…and...


The Skeleton Crew

by Deborah Halber Simon & Schuster (July 01, 2014)

Solving cold cases from the comfort of your living room…

The Skeleton Crew provides an entree into the gritty and tumultuous world of Sherlock Holmes–wannabes who race to beat out law enforcement—and one...


Smooth Operator

by Clifford L. Linedecker St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

He Made Them Feel Beautiful, Special and Adored...

Tall, blond and strikingly handsome with penetrating icy green eyes, Glen Rogers could use his knee-weakening charm to entice lonely women out of romantically...


Poisoned Vows

by Clifford L. Linedecker St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

Jill Coit was a voluptuous, dark-skinned beauty--as sultry and unfathomable as the Louisiana bayou where she was born and raised. But beneath the glamour of the one-time fashion model was a woman of insatiable...


O.J. a To Z

by Clifford L. Linedecker St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

The O.J. Simpson saga has been one of the most followed events in history. From the grisly discovery to the slow-motion car chase, from the trial of the century to the verdict that stopped and shocked the nation,...


Death of a Model

by Clifford L. Linedecker St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

A stunning actress-model disappears without a word...A frantic search ends in tragedy...A slick photographer accused of her murder...

It seemed as if all of Linda Sobek's dreams of stardom were coming true. But...


Jon Wells Three-Book Bundle

by Jon Wells HarperCollins Publishers (June 24, 2014)

From one of Canada’s most respected crime journalists come three shocking stories of true crime.

A man rages in his home on April 4, 1999, breaking furniture and dishes. A woman wants to leave him. “You’re...


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...


The Fixer

by Ira Judelson & Daniel Paisner Touchstone (June 03, 2014)

From New York’s foremost bail bondsman with “over $30 million on the street” comes the story of a modern-day “fixer” who walks a fine line between hustler and humanitarian with clients ranging from...


In the Best of Families: The Anatomy of a True Tragedy

by Dennis Mcdougal Grand Central Publishing (June 03, 2014)

Ronald Reagan's personal attorney Roy Miller was a California success story. The Miller family's friends could never have imagined the horror and darkness that were to follow as Michael, the Miller's youngest...


Whatever Mother Says...

by Wensley Clarkson St. Martin's Press (June 10, 2014)

To neighbors, she was the brave single mother...

Raising her five kids alone in a rundown section of Sacramento, Theresa Cross Knorr seemed like the ultimate survivor. But her youngest daughter, 16-year-old Terry,...


Slave Girls

by Wensley Clarkson St. Martin's Press (June 10, 2014)

Secret prisoners behind closed doors, they were real-life Cinderellas-- with no hope of rescue. Nowhere to run...nowhere to hide...nowhere to turn...

Enter today's sordid world of slaves and masters, where innocent...


See How Much You Love Me

by Amber Hunt St. Martin's Press (June 03, 2014)

"I KILLED MY PARENTS."

Seventeen-year-old Tyler Hadley posted an invitation on Facebook: party at my crib tonight. But this was no ordinary house party in the Florida suburbs; it was a grisly crime scene. Later...


Deadly Seduction

by Wensley Clarkson St. Martin's Press (June 10, 2014)

Young, Glamorous and Sexy, She Was Every Man's Fantasy...

And A Nightmare of Death For Her Husband.

She Hid Her Criminal Past...

Prominent Indiana attorney Jimmy Grund thought he'd found the woman of his dreams...


Life after College: Ten Steps to Build a Life You Love

by Tori Randolph Terhune & Betsy A. Hays Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 01, 2014)

Transitioning from college to “real life” has never been easy. Life After College aims to help recent grads successfully adjust to life beyond college. Focusing on more than just success in the workplace,...


Deliver Us from Evil: A New York City Cop Investigates the Supernatural

by Ralph Sarchie & Lisa Collier Cool St. Martin's Press (June 03, 2014)

Demonic possession. Exorcism. Haunted Houses. Satanic Rituals.

For most people this is the stuff of nightmares, horror movies, folklore, and superstition. For New York City police Sergeant Ralph Sarchie, it's...


Research within the Disciplines: Foundations for Reference and Library Instruction

by Peggy Keeran & Michael Levine-Clark Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 28, 2014)

Research within the Disciplines is designed to help reference librarians – and students studying to become librarians – gain that deeper understanding of disciplinary differences that allows them to comfortably...


If I Can't Have You

by Gregg Olsen & Rebecca Morris St. Martin's Press (May 20, 2014)

In If I Can't Have You, bestselling author Gregg Olsen and co-author Rebecca Morris investigate one of the 21st Century's most puzzling disappearances and how it resulted in the murder of two children by their...


The Gallup Poll: Public Opinion 2012

by Frank Newport Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 24, 2013)

As the only complete compilation of polls taken by the Gallup Organization, The Gallup Poll is an invaluable tool for ascertaining the pulse of American public opinion throughout the year and for documenting...


Bloody Justice

by Anita Arvast HarperCollins Publishers (April 29, 2014)

On the night of April 7, 2006, eight members of the motorcycle gang the Bandidos were killed execution style and left in a farmer's field near London, Ontario. The brutal slaying, the largest mass killing in...


The Savage City

by T. J. English William Morrow Paperbacks (March 15, 2011)

“T.J. English has the mastered the hybrid narrative art form of social history and underworld thriller. The Savage City is a truly gripping read filled with unexpected twists and turns.”

—Douglas Brinkley,...


Fatal Embrace

by Cris Barrish & Peter Meyer St. Martin's Press (April 29, 2014)

When Anne Marie Fahey, beautiful, ambitious secretary to the Governor of Delaware, disappeared in June of 1996, all eyes immediately turned to Thomas Capano, the high-powered attorney with whom Anne Marie had...


Secrets from the Grave

by Maria Eftimiades St. Martin's Press (April 15, 2014)

He was a beloved family physician and a ruthless doctor of death who almost got away with murder.

It was a friendly hunting trip--two men kicking back, shooting at clay pigeons on campgrounds near rural Montrose,...


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.


Kill the Irishman

by Rick Porrello Pocket Books (February 15, 2011)

Be sure to see Kill the Irishman—the major motion picture based on Rick Porrello’s true-crime masterpiece!

A modern warrior known as Greene

Was very quick and smart, and mean.

He scrambled hard and fought...


Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America

by Les Standiford & Joe Matthews HarperCollins e-books (March 01, 2011)

“Les Standiford’s account of the decades-long attempt to solve the murder of Adam Walsh is chilling, heartbreaking, hopeful, and as relentlessly suspenseful as anything I’ve ever read. A triumph in every...