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The Beast I Loved

The Beast I Loved

Robert DavidsonMarch 13, 2018$1.99

The disturbing true crime story about what drove an abused New Hampshire wife to kill her violent husband, and the chaos that followed.   Before ...

The Killer Across the Table

The Killer Across the Table

John E. Douglas & Mark OlshakerMay 7, 2019$1.99

The legendary FBI criminal profiler, number-one New York Times bestselling author, and inspiration for the hit Netflix show Mindhunter&...

Forensics

Forensics

Val McDermidJuly 7, 2015$1.99

Bestselling author of Broken Ground “offers fascinating glimpses” into the real world of criminal forensics from its beginnings to the modern day ...

Emma y las otras señoras del narco

Emma y las otras señoras del narco

Anabel HernándezDecember 13, 2021$16.99

Este libro forma parte del largo recorrido periodístico de Anabel Hernández dentro del complejo mundo del crimen organizado en México, así como de...

The Doomsday Mother

The Doomsday Mother

John GlattJanuary 18, 2022$14.99

In The Doomsday Mother , bestselling true crime author John Glatt tells the twisted tale of Lori Vallow, accused of having her two children murdered t...

Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon

David GrannApril 18, 2017$12.99

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in Ameri...

Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors

Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors

Ann RuleNovember 27, 2012$1.99

#1 New York Times bestselling author and queen of true crime Ann Rule’s sixteenth volume in her True Crime Files series, Deadly Neighbors delves int...

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

John BerendtJune 28, 1999$13.99

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981.  Was it murder or self-defense?  Fo...

The Mailbox Conspiracy

The Mailbox Conspiracy

Alexander SilvertOctober 26, 2021$8.99

A Spellbinding Tale of Corruption in Law Enforcement When Honolulu police chief Louis Kealoha and his wife, Katherine, the city’s deputy prosecutor,...

In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood

Truman CapoteFebruary 1, 1994$12.99

The most famous true crime novel of all time, In Cold Blood is the bestseller that haunted its author long after he finished writing it. "Chills the b...

Say Nothing

Say Nothing

Patrick Radden KeefeFebruary 26, 2019$12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award • From the author of the New York Times bestseller Empire of Pain— ...

Chaos

Chaos

Tom O'Neill & Dan PiepenbringJune 25, 2019$15.99

A journalist's twenty-year fascination with the Manson murders leads to shocking new revelations about the FBI's involvement in this riveting reassess...

True Identity: Cracking the Oldest Kidnapping Cold Case and Finding My Missing Twin

True Identity: Cracking the Oldest Kidnapping Cold Case and Finding My Missing Twin

Paul Joseph Fronczak & Alex TresniowskiDecember 21, 2021$9.99

When he was ten years old, Paul Fronczak was snooping around for Christmas presents in a crawl space in his family’s Chicago home. There, he found h...

Small Sacrifices

Small Sacrifices

Ann RuleJanuary 11, 1987$2.99

Ann Rule 's shocking and powerful account of the destructive forces that drove Diane Downs , a beautiful young mother, to shoot her three young childr...

The Hard Sell

The Hard Sell

Evan HughesJanuary 18, 2022$14.99

The inside story of a band of entrepreneurial upstarts who made millions selling painkillers—until their scheme unraveled, putting them at the cente...

To Love and To Kill

To Love and To Kill

M. William PhelpsSeptember 1, 2015$1.99

A bizarre love triangle leads to a brutal murder in Florida in this true-crime story by the New York Times bestselling author of One Breath Away . The...

The Key Man

The Key Man

Simon Clark & Will LouchJuly 6, 2021$1.99

LONGLISTED FOR THE FINANCIAL TIMES & MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BEST BOOKS OF 2021 In this compelling story of lies...

I'll Be Gone in the Dark

I'll Be Gone in the Dark

Michelle McNamaraFebruary 26, 2019$11.99

THE BASIS FOR THE MAJOR 6-PART HBO® DOCUMENTARY SERIES #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post | Maureen Corrigan,...

Casino

Casino

Nicholas PileggiOctober 18, 2016$2.99

The true story behind the Martin Scorsese film: A “riveting . . . account of how organized crime looted the casinos they controlled” ( K...

Evidence of Love

Evidence of Love

John Bloom & Jim AtkinsonDecember 20, 2016$1.99

The “fascinating” true story behind the HBO Max and Hulu series about Texas housewife Candy Montgomery and the bizarre murder that shocked a commu...

Gotti's Boys

Gotti's Boys

Anthony M. DeStefanoJuly 30, 2019$9.99

A KILLER LINE-UP   In his bloody reign as the head of the Gambino crime family, John Gotti wracked up a lifetime of charges from gambling, extort...

A Dark Room in Glitter Ball City

A Dark Room in Glitter Ball City

David DominéOctober 5, 2021$18.99

This true crime saga—with an eccentric Southern backdrop—introduces the reader to the story of a murder in a crumbling Louisville mansion and the ...

Blood and Money

Blood and Money

Thomas ThompsonDecember 13, 2016$14.99

New York Times Bestseller: The “gripping” true story of a beautiful Texas socialite, her ambitious husband, and a string of mysterious deaths ( Lo...

The Phantom Prince

The Phantom Prince

Elizabeth Kendall & Molly KendallJanuary 7, 2020$9.99

The inspiration for the five-part Amazon Original docuseries  Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer           This updated, ex...

Under the Banner of Heaven

Under the Banner of Heaven

Jon KrakauerJuly 15, 2003$12.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air , This extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside ...

The Family Next Door

The Family Next Door

John GlattJuly 23, 2019$8.99

From New York Times bestselling true crime author John Glatt comes the devastating story of the Turpins: a seemingly normal family whose dark secrets ...

Member of the Family

Member of the Family

Dianne Lake & Deborah HermanOctober 24, 2017$12.99

In this poignant and disturbing memoir of lost innocence, coercion, survival, and healing, Dianne Lake chronicles her years with Charles Manson, revea...

Agatha Christie: The Collection

Agatha Christie: The Collection

Agatha Christie & Classics HQJanuary 4, 2022$1.99

This ebook collection contains the following works of Agatha Christie: The Mysterious Affair At Styles The Secret Adversary The Murder On The Links Th...

Nobody Walks

Nobody Walks

Dennis M. WalshFebruary 12, 2013$11.99

In the vein of The Boondock Saints and Chinatown comes this true crime memoir of brotherly love and vengeance In 2003, Christopher Walsh was found stu...

A Thirst for Blood

A Thirst for Blood

Lt. Ray Biondi & Walt HecoxNovember 7, 2017$6.99

The “fast-paced” inside story of the manhunt for bloodsucking serial killer Richard Chase ( Publishers Weekly ). Written by the case’s lead homi...

Diana: Case Solved

Diana: Case Solved

Dylan Howard & Colin McLarenSeptember 17, 2019$9.99

“This particular phase in my life is the most dangerous. My husband is planning ‘an accident’ in my car, brake failure and serious head injury i...

Chasing the Squirrel

Chasing the Squirrel

Ron Peterson Jr.May 27, 2020$5.99

CHASING THE SQUIRREL is the true story of notorious drug smuggler Wally Thrasher, whose investigation led to the biggest drug bust in Mid-Atlantic Uni...

When She Was Bad

When She Was Bad

Patricia PearsonOctober 15, 1997$11.99

In this provocative book, award-winning journalist Patricia Pearson argues that our culture is in denial of women's innate capacity for aggression. We...

The Valachi Papers

The Valachi Papers

Peter MaasOctober 15, 2022$11.99

The First Inside Account of the Mafia In the 1960s a disgruntled soldier in New York's Genovese Crime Family decided to spill his guts. His name was J...

The Curious Case of Lori Vallow

The Curious Case of Lori Vallow

Pete DoveJuly 14, 2021$4.99

 Her orange and white striped jump suit beneath long, blonde, flowing locks suggests a children's entertainer, a professional party host for a ga...

At the Devil's Table

At the Devil's Table

William C. RempelJune 21, 2011$14.99

In this riveting and relentless nonfiction thriller, award-winning investigative reporter William C. Rempel tells the harrowing story of former Cali c...

The Crime Book

The Crime Book

DKFebruary 2, 2021$9.99

Investigate 100 of the world's most notorious crimes, including the Great Train Robbery, the Lindbergh kidnapping, and the murders of serial killer Je...

Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders

Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders

Vincent Bugliosi & Curt GentryDecember 17, 2001$12.99

The #1 True Crime Bestseller of All Time—7 Million Copies Sold In the summer of 1969, in Los Angeles, a series of brutal, seemingly random murders c...

American Kingpin

American Kingpin

Nick BiltonMay 2, 2017$13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. The unbelievable true story of the man who built a billion-dollar online drug empire from his bedroom—and almost got away...

The Innocent Man

The Innocent Man

John GrishamOctober 10, 2006$8.99

#1  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction: a true crime story that will terrify anyone who believes ...

If I Can't Have You

If I Can't Have You

Gregg Olsen & Rebecca MorrisMay 20, 2014$8.99

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 disappearance...

Because You Loved Me

Because You Loved Me

M. William PhelpsDecember 1, 2007$2.99

A teenage girl plots her mother’s murder with a deranged online lover in this true-crime classic by the New York Times bestselling true crime author...

Body Parts

Body Parts

Caitlin RotherOctober 1, 2013$5.99

The bestselling author delves into the twisted crimes of Wayne Adam Ford. “This kind of frightening and fascinating glimpse into a killer’s mind i...

Filthy Rich

Filthy Rich

James Patterson, John Connolly & Tim MalloyOctober 10, 2016$10.99

Now a #1 Netflix documentary series. Get the full shocking story about billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein in this #1 New York Times bestselling and...

Wiseguy

Wiseguy

Nicholas PileggiSeptember 27, 2011$13.99

Nicholas Pileggi’s vivid, unvarnished, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill—the working-class Brooklyn kid who knew from age twelve th...

The Johns

The Johns

Victor MalarekAugust 1, 2011$10.99

Each year, more than 800,000 women and children are lured, tricked, or forced into prostitution to meet an apparently insatiable demand, joining an es...

If I Did It

If I Did It

O.J. SimpsonJuly 9, 2009$7.99

Years after being acquitted of criminal charges in a case that was highly-publicised in the US, finally in November 2008, OJ Simpson was found guilty ...

We Own This City

We Own This City

Justin FentonFebruary 23, 2021$12.99

The astonishing true story of “one of the most startling police corruption scandals in a generation” ( The New York Times ), from the Pulitzer Pri...

The Last Chicago Boss

The Last Chicago Boss

Kerrie Droban & Peter 'Big Pete' JamesSeptember 19, 2017$11.99

A legend in the biker community, Peter “Big Pete” James was the most revered gangster in the Outlaw Nation. He first perfected his skills with the...

A Cold-Blooded Business

A Cold-Blooded Business

Marek FuchsJanuary 7, 2014$11.99

In 1959, Olathe, Kansas, was made famous by the murder of the Clutter family and Truman Capote’s groundbreaking book on the crime, In Cold Blood . B...

We Thought We Knew You

We Thought We Knew You

M. William PhelpsDecember 29, 2020$12.99

In this chilling true-crime thriller by New York Times bestselling journalist M. William Phelps, a woman’s mysterious death in upstate New York plun...

The Colony: Faith and Blood in a Promised Land

The Colony: Faith and Blood in a Promised Land

Sally DentonJune 28, 2022$14.99

A shocking massacre in 2019 sparks a probing investigation into the strange, violent history of a polygamist Mormon outpost in Mexico. A harmless, una...

Murder, Interrupted

Murder, Interrupted

James PattersonJanuary 2, 2018$8.99

As seen on Discovery's Murder is Forever TV series: In these two true crime thrillers, a reluctant hitman and a cheating husband fight for their lives...

The Stranger Beside Me

The Stranger Beside Me

Ann RuleMay 14, 1980$3.99

THE DEFINITIVE WORK OF AMERICAN TRUE CRIME FROM "AMERICA'S BEST TRUE-CRIME WRITER" (Kirkus Reviews)   Utterly unique in its astonishing intimacy,...

Lost and Found

Lost and Found

John GlattSeptember 28, 2010$11.99

Then, in August 2009, a registered sex offender named Phillip Garrido appeared on the University of California, Berkeley campus alongside two young wo...

Hunting LeRoux

Hunting LeRoux

Elaine ShannonFebruary 19, 2019$13.99

With a foreword by four-time Oscar nominated filmmaker Michael Mann. The story of Paul LeRoux, the twisted-genius entrepreneur and cold-blooded k...

The Murders of Christopher Watts

The Murders of Christopher Watts

Cheryln CadleDecember 21, 2020$3.99

On August 13, 2018 Christopher Watts murdered his pregnant wife and two toddler daughters. Cheryln Cadle contacted him and started visiting him in pri...

Inside the Mind of BTK

Inside the Mind of BTK

John E. Douglas & Johnny DoddNovember 3, 2008$13.99

A dramatic and compelling true-crime psychological thriller This incredible story shows how John Douglas tracked and participated in the hunt for one ...

The I-5 Killer

The I-5 Killer

Ann RuleMarch 1, 1984$8.99

The terrifying true crime story of the I-5 serial killer from Ann Rule, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Stranger Beside Me .   Ra...

Confession of a Serial Killer

Confession of a Serial Killer

Katherine RamslandAugust 30, 2016$14.99

In 1974, Dennis Lynn Rader stalked and murdered a family of four in Wichita, Kansas. Since adolescence, he had read about serial killers and imagined ...

We Keep the Dead Close

We Keep the Dead Close

Becky CooperNovember 10, 2020$12.99

FINALIST FOR THE J. ANTHONY LUKAS BOOK PRIZE NATIONAL BESTSELLER Named One of The Best Books of 2020 by NPR's Fresh Air * Publishers Weekly * Marie Cl...

A Dark and Bloody Ground

A Dark and Bloody Ground

Darcy O'BrienJuly 1, 2014$7.99

An Edgar Award–winning author’s true crime account of a grisly string of killings in Kentucky—and the shocking spectacle of greed that followed....

The Hillside Stranglers

The Hillside Stranglers

Darcy O'BrienJuly 1, 2014$8.99

The riveting true crime account of the Hillside Stranglers and the horrific serial killings they unleashed on 1970s Los Angeles.   For weeks that...

Without Mercy: Obsession and Murder Under the Influence

Without Mercy: Obsession and Murder Under the Influence

Gary ProvostSeptember 3, 2016$3.99

ON ANY SUNDAY MORNING IN THE FLORIDA REDLANDS, DEE CASTEEL MIGHT HAVE SERVED YOU PANCAKES AT THE IHOP … She was a hard-working, cheerful waitress, o...

Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage

Mark ShawJune 1, 2021$14.99

If there had been no cover-up of Robert Kennedy’s complicity in the murder of Marilyn Monroe in 1962 and he had been prosecuted based on compelling ...

Breaking Blue

Breaking Blue

Sean "Sticks" Larkin & Mike LewisJune 15, 2021$11.99

Body cams and dashcams have fundamentally transformed law enforcement in recent years. These innovations can help prove someone committed a crime, or ...

TALES OF A TEXAS GAME WARDEN

TALES OF A TEXAS GAME WARDEN

Benny G RichardsJune 1, 2021$16.99

Most Texas game wardens work alone much of the time in very rural out of the way and unnamed places. It is not uncommon for wardens to find themselves...

Sammy The Bull

Sammy The Bull

Ruth KantonJune 20, 2021$4.99

In 1970, Shorty Spero approached Sammy Gravano with a job. This time, the family needed him to kill someone for them. Sammy readily agreed, and he was...

Lying in Wait

Lying in Wait

Ann RuleNovember 25, 2014$8.99

Ann Rule presents a collection of fascinating and disturbing true-crime stories—drawn from her real-life personal files—in this seventeenth volume...

Driven to Kill

Driven to Kill

Gary C. KingJuly 1, 2011$3.99

By all appearances, twenty-nine-year-old Westley Allan Dodd was the perfect all-American boy—model high school student, camp counselor and U.S. Navy...

Abandoned Prayers

Abandoned Prayers

Gregg OlsenApril 1, 2007$9.99

On Christmas Eve in 1985, a hunter found a young boy's body along an icy corn field in Nebraska. The residents of Chester, Nebraska buried him as "Lit...

Flash Crash

Flash Crash

Liam VaughanMay 12, 2020$5.99

"[An] extraordinary tale"— Wall Street Journal "Compelling [and] engaging"— Financial Times "Magnificently detailed yet pacy...Think  Trading...

Almost Innocent

Almost Innocent

Shanti BrienFebruary 2, 2021$6.99

Shanti Brien was a practicing lawyer and a recovering NFL wife when the Department of Justice began a criminal investigation of her husband’s compan...

A Descent Into Hell

A Descent Into Hell

Kathryn CaseyOctober 13, 2009$8.99

Bright, attractive, and both from good families, University of Texas college student Colton Pitonyak and vibrant redhead Jennifer Cave had the world a...

Missy's Murder

Missy's Murder

Karen KingsburyMarch 8, 2017$11.99

From a New York Times –bestselling author and former Los Angeles Times  reporter, two teens kill their friend, then befriend the girl’s famil...

Killing Pablo

Killing Pablo

Mark BowdenDecember 1, 2007$9.99

Killing Pablo is the story of the fifteen-month manhunt for Colombian cocaine cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar, whose escape from his lavish, mansionlike ...

Exile on Front Street

Exile on Front Street

George ChristieSeptember 20, 2016$11.99

I hadn't planned on writing a book when I quit the Hells Angels. After forty years in the Hells Angels, George Christie was ready to retire. As presid...

The Dividing of America

The Dividing of America

Lee McGarrDecember 4, 2020$9.99

The Dividing of America is a true story taken from volumes of court transcripts, depositions, news articles, video news presentations, felony booking ...

Last Dance, Last Chance

Last Dance, Last Chance

Ann RuleJanuary 1, 2003$8.99

“America’s best true-crime writer” (Kirkus Reviews) presents an all-new collection of crime stories drawn from her private files and featuring t...

The Three Death Sentences of Clarence Henderson

The Three Death Sentences of Clarence Henderson

Chris JoynerJanuary 11, 2022$9.99

The story of Clarence Henderson, a Black sharecropper convicted and sentenced to death three times for a murder he didn’t commit The Three Death Sen...

Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can

Frank W. Abagnale & Stan ReddingAugust 1, 2000$13.99

The uproarious, bestselling true story of the world's most sought-after con man, immortalized by Leonardo DiCaprio in DreamWorks' feature fi...

My Mother, a Serial Killer

My Mother, a Serial Killer

Hazel BaronApril 1, 2018$6.99

A gripping and shocking story of a serial killer mother, and the brave daughter who brought her to justice. Dulcie Bodsworth was the unlikeliest seria...

Den of Thieves

Den of Thieves

James B. StewartNovember 20, 2012$16.99

A #1 bestseller from coast to coast, Den of Thieves tells the full story of the insider-trading scandal that nearly destroyed Wall Street, the men who...

Starvation Heights

Starvation Heights

Gregg OlsenMay 3, 2005$12.99

In this true story—a haunting saga of medical murder set in an era of steamships and gaslights—Gregg Olsen reveals one of the most unusual and dis...

Operation Family Secrets

Operation Family Secrets

Frank Calabrese, Jr., Keith Zimmerman, Kent Zimmerman & Paul PompianMarch 8, 2011$12.99

The chilling true story of how the son of the most violent mobster in Chicago helped bring down the last great American crime syndicate: the one-hundr...

And the Sea Will Tell

And the Sea Will Tell

Vincent BugliosiFebruary 7, 2011$13.99

"Grips you by the throat from beginning to end."—Cleveland Plain Dealer ALONE WITH HER NEW HUSBAND on a tiny Pacific atoll, a young woman, combing t...

The Hot House

The Hot House

Pete EarleyFebruary 1, 1993$8.99

A stunning account of life behind bars at the federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas, where the nation’s hardest criminals do hard time.  ...

In Plain Sight

In Plain Sight

Kathryn CaseyMarch 27, 2018$7.99

JUDGE. JURY. EXECUTIONER. On a cold January morning, the killer executed Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse in broad daylight. Eight shots fired a...

Seduced by Madness

Seduced by Madness

Carol PogashOctober 13, 2009$3.99

She was fifteen when she visited the therapist; still a teen when they had sex. She was twenty-five when she married him and forty-four when she kille...

On the Farm

On the Farm

Stevie CameronAugust 13, 2010$14.99

Verteran investigative journalist Stevie Cameron first began following the story of missing women in 1998, when the odd newspaper piece appeared chron...

Relentless Pursuit

Relentless Pursuit

Bradley J. EdwardsMarch 31, 2020$13.99

“ A thrilling page-turner about the pursuit of justice” ( New York Post ), this is the definitive story of the case against Jeffrey Epstein, Ghisl...

Sunny Skies, Shady Characters

Sunny Skies, Shady Characters

James DooleySeptember 1, 2015$9.99

For thirty years starting in the mid-1970s, the byline of Jim Dooley appeared on riveting investigative stories of organized crime and political corru...

Deadly American Beauty

Deadly American Beauty

John GlattApril 1, 2007$11.99

Greg DeVillers was a top biotech executive, and Kristen Rossum was embarking on a career in toxicology at the San Diego Medical Examiner's office. The...

Winter of Frozen Dreams

Winter of Frozen Dreams

Karl HarterApril 1, 2014$8.99

The true story of Barbara Hoffman is a tale of money, men, and the Madison, Wisconsin, massage parlor where a biochemistry major turned into a murdere...

Little Lost Angel

Little Lost Angel

Michael QuinlanSeptember 11, 2012$7.99

A tragic and riveting true story of teenage obsession, torture, and murder. From Michael Quinlan, staff member of the Louisville Courier-Journal and t...

"He Killed Our Janny:" A Family's Search for the Truth

Sherrie LuederMay 16, 2013$2.99

A shocking true story of domestic violence, child abuse, and a mother's fatal journey with a very evil man. [1984 Janyce Hansen Unsolved Case, Aurora,...

Killer Triggers

Killer Triggers

Joe KendaMarch 9, 2021$9.99

The most common triggers for homicide are fear, rage, revenge, money, lust, and, more rarely, sheer madness. This isn’t an exact science, of course....

The Bundy Murders

The Bundy Murders

Kevin M. SullivanAugust 12, 2009$9.99

Theodore Bundy was one of the more infamous, and flamboyant, American serial killers on record, and his story is a complex mix of psychopathology, cri...

Toxic Love

Toxic Love

Tomas GuillenNovember 19, 2019$8.99

The chilling true story of romantic obsession and murder by cancer from the New York Times –bestselling author of The Search for the Green River Kil...

Deadly Innocence

Deadly Innocence

Scott Burnside & Alan CairnsNovember 15, 2008$7.99

Karla and Paul seemed like the picture-perfect newlyweds, but were really a pair of vicious killers who abducted, sexually tortured and murdered innoc...