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Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper-- Case Closed

By: Cornwell, Patricia Daniels

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group:

Seller ID: BB0238603

ISBN: 0425192733

Condition: g

Now updated with new material that brings the killer's picture into clearer focus.In the fall of 1888, all of London was held in the grip of unspeakable terror. An elusive madman calling himself Jack the Ripper was brutally butchering women in the slums of London's East End. Police seemed powerless to stop the killer, who delighted in taunting them and whose crimes were clearly escalating in violence from victim to victim. And then the Ripper's violent spree seemingly ended as abruptly as it had begun. He had struck out of nowhere and then vanished from the scene. Decades passed, then fi... View more info

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Special Delivery

By: Cox, Bill

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Pinnacle:

Seller ID: BB0230328

ISBN: 0786012005

Condition: g

On March 20, 1998, a jury convicted Jacqueline Annette Williams of killing 28-year-old Debra Evans and her two children in Addison, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Williams had pretended to be pregnant, had given herself a baby shower, and even prepared a phony birth certificate before murdering the nine-months pregnant Williams, and cutting her unborn son out of her womb. At William's dramatic trial, a horrifying tale of jealousy, madness, and monstrous evil unfolded. And while she and one of her accomplices were sentenced to die and the other sent to prison for life, a baby boy -- born by mur... View more info

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No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels

By: Dobyns, Jay

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Three Rivers Press:

Seller ID: BB0255364

ISBN: 0307405869

Condition: vg

Here, from Jay Dobyns, the first federal agent to infiltrate the inner circle of the outlaw Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, is the inside story of the twenty-one-month operation that almost cost him his family, his sanity, and his life. Getting shot in the chest as a rookie agent, bartering for machine guns, throttling down the highway at 100 mph, and responding to a full-scale, bloody riot between the Hells Angels and their rivals, the Mongols-these are just a few of the high-adrenaline experiences Dobyns recounts in this action-packed, hard-to-imagine-but-true story. Dobyns leaves no s... View more info

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Deadly Masquerade: A True Story of Sexual Secrets, Illicit Passion, and Murder

By: Donita Woodruff

Price: $3.50

Publisher: St. Martin's True Crime:

Seller ID: BB0230321

ISBN: 0312942508

Condition: g

Donita Woodruff was a young, single mother when she moved her family from small-town Oklahoma to Los Angeles. There she met film producer David Allen, and they were soon swept up in a love affair fit for the big screen. For Donita, her new life seemed too good to be true until she met David's ex-girlfriend, Valerie. Something wasn't quite right about Valerie. Donita sensed the tall, striking woman was hiding a dark secret. Donita began sleuthing, only to receive menacing phone calls, causing her to fear for her and her children's safety. She would go on to make the shocking discovery that ... View more info

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A Wealth of Evil

By: Dumas, Timothy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Warner Books:

Seller ID: BB0230323

ISBN: 0446607320

Condition: g

THE BOOK THAT HELPED REOPEN ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST SHAMEFUL MURDER CASES On the night before Halloween, 1975, a pretty and popular fifteen-year-old girl was bludgeoned to death in Greenwich, Connecticut. Brothers Thomas and Michael Skakel, nephews of Ethel Kennedy, were both suspects. But no arrests were ever made, and nearly a quarter of a century later the agonizing question: Who killed Martha Moxley? still hovers over the luxurious estates and manicured lawns of the wealthiest town in America. The case has inspired both bestselling novelists and tabloid investigators. But only A WEAL... View more info

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Circumstantial Evidence

By: Earley, Pete

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: BB0230330

ISBN: 0553573489

Condition: g

Pete Earley's "The Hot House" gave America a riveting, uncompromising look at the nation's most notorious prison--the federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas--a book that "Kirkus Reviews" called a "fascinating white-knuckle tour of hell, brilliantly reported." Now Earley shows us a different, even more intimate view of justice--and injustice--American-style. In Monroeville, Alabama, in the fall of 1986, a pretty junior college student was found murdered in the back of the dry cleaning shop where she worked. Several months later, Walter "Johnny D." McMillian, a black man with no crimina... View more info

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My dark places

By: Ellroy, James

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York : Knopf : 1996.:

Seller ID: BB0242519

ISBN: 0679762051

Condition: vg

"Astonishing . . . original, daring, brilliant." --Philadelphia Inquirer In 1958 Jean Ellroy was murdered, her body dumped on a roadway in a seedy L.A. suburb.  Her killer was never found, and the police dismissed her as a casualty of a cheap Saturday night. James Ellroy was ten when his mother died, and he spent the next thirty-six years running from her ghost and attempting to exorcize it through crime fiction. In 1994, Ellroy quit running.  He went back to L.A., to find out the truth about his mother--and himself.   In My Dark Places, our ... View more info

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Everybody's Best Friend

By: Englade, Ken

Price: $3.50

Publisher: St. Martin's True Crime Classics:

Seller ID: BB0241943

ISBN: 0312969171

Condition: g

The shocking murder that exposed a devoted husband as a cold-hearted killer To Love, Honor-And Murder...Inside a beautiful house in Philadelphia's ritzy Main Line section lay the body of a young mother--dead of an apparent drowning in her bathtub. With no sign of a break-in, no history of marital problems, and the naive belief that these things sometimes just happen, Stefanie Rabinowitz's family prepared to bury the 29-year-old wife and mother. But at the eleventh hour, because Stefanie was so young, and because there were no witnesses to her death, an autopsy was ordered. And what... View more info

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Will to Murder: The True Story Behind the Crimes and Trials Surrounding the Glensheen Killings

By: Feichtinger, Gail ; Desanto ; John ; Waller ; Gary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: X Communications, Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.A., 2009:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: BB0261526

ISBN: 188731735X

Condition: g

On June 27, 1977, an intruder entered Glensheen Mansion and committed murder. This is the story of the crimes and trials surrounding the grisly crime. Go behind the scenes of Minnesota√s most infamous double murder and examine the evidence yourself. View more info

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Sleeping With the Devil

By: Finstad, Suzanne

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Avon Books (Mm):

Seller ID: BB0230340

ISBN: 0380719320

Condition: g

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Murder in Greenwich

By: Fuhrman, Mark

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York : HarperPaperbacks, c1999.:

Seller ID: BB0238602

ISBN: 006109692X

Condition: g

In this powerful new book, expert investigator Mark Fuhrman, the controversial former LAPD homicide detective and author of the national bestseller Murder in Brentwood, uncovers explosive new information as he analyses the still unsolved murder of fifteen-year-old Martha Moxley, who was bludgeoned with a golf club on the grounds of her family's exclusive Greenwich, Connecticut, estate on October 30, 1975. Read the book that spawned the Connecticut Grand Jury Investigation. View more info

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The Mother, The Son, And The Socialite : The True Story Of A Mother-Son Crime Spree

By: Havill, Adrian

Price: $3.25

Publisher: St. Martin's True Crime:

Seller ID: BB0256411

ISBN: 0312970692

Condition: vg

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Stranger to the Truth

By: Hickman, Lisa C.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: AuthorHouse, 2013:

Seller ID: BB0244392

ISBN: 1491813377

Condition: vg/vg

How does a privileged, eighteen year old end up in prison, convicted of one of the rarest of crimes--matricide? The literary nonfiction Stranger to the Truth explores the fatal intersection in the lives of Noura Jackson, her circle of dissolute Memphis friends, and the death of Noura's mother, Jennifer, on the eve of a popular outdoor festival. The brutal attack seemed to reflect personal and exponential rage. Tragedy stalked Noura. Her father was fatally shot when she was seventeen. A mystery never solved. A year later an auto accident claimed her best friend. Both mother and daughter were re... View more info

All-american Murder: The Rise And Fall Of Aaron Hernandez, The Superstar Whose Life Ended On Murderers' Row

By: James Patterson ; Alex Abramovich

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing, 2019:

Seller ID: BB0259903

ISBN: 1538713829

Condition: vg

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Murder in Sin City

By: Jeff German

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York : Avon Books, 2001.:

Seller ID: BB0230325

ISBN: 0380818736

Condition: g

The reckless heir to the Horseshoe Club fortune, fifty-five-year-old Vegas casino boss Ted Binionlived the high life constantly teetering on the edge--surrounding himself with guns, heroin, cash, babes and mobsters. But it was a beautiful ex-stripper and her new lover who gave him the final, fatal push over the side.The gripping true story of the fall of a powerful man that culminated in the most publicized murder in Las Vegas history--an almost perfect crime undone by the unbelievable greed of its perpetrators--Jeff German's Murder in Sin City is a stunning account of human deterioratio... View more info

Alcatraz from Inside: The Hard Years, 1942-1952

By: Jim Quillen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books, 2005:

Seller ID: BB0248066

ISBN: 0962520616

Condition: vg

A nice clean copy. View more info

The French Quarter Killers

By: John Dillman

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Berkley Books, New York:

Seller ID: BB0230329

ISBN: 0425116859

Condition: g

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Women Who Kill

By: Jones, Richard Glyn

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Castle Books, 2004:

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: BB0259790

ISBN: 0785818812

Condition: vg/vg

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Framed: Why Michael Skakel Spent Over a Decade in Prison For a Murder He Didn't Commit

By: Kennedy, Robert F. Jr.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, 2016:

Seller ID: BB0248158

ISBN: 151070177X

Condition: vg/vg

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A cast of killers

By: Kirkpatrick, Sidney

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, NY : Penguin Books, 1987, c1986.:

Seller ID: BB0230080

ISBN: 0140100865

Condition: vg-

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