True Crime

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  1. Book ImageAmerican Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land

    Monica Hesse

    One of NPR's Best Books of 2017 A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the YearA breathtaking feat of reportage, American Fire combines procedural with love story, redefining American tragedy for our time.More

  2. Book ImageAnatomy of Innocence: Testimonies of the Wrongfully Convicted

    Laura Caldwell, Leslie S. Klinger, Scott Turow, Et Al.

    Recalling the great muckrakers of the past, an outraged team of America’s best-selling writers unite to confront the disasters of wrongful convictions.More

  3. Book ImageAnd the Sea Will Tell

    Vincent Bugliosi

    "Grips you by the throat from beginning to end."—Cleveland Plain DealerMore

  4. Book ImageBilly the Kid: The Endless Ride

    Michael Wallis

    "This might be the best Billy the Kid book to date." —Fritz Thompson, Albuquerque JournalMore

  5. Book ImageBirthright: The True Story that Inspired Kidnapped

    A. Roger Ekirch

    "Ekirch out-kidnaps Stevenson in this thrilling, thoroughly documented story." —Booklist, starred reviewMore

  6. Book ImageBlack Dahlia, Red Rose: The Crime, Corruption, and Cover-Up of America's Greatest Unsolved Murder

    Piu Eatwell

    With startling new evidence, this gripping reexamination of the Black Dahlia murder offers a definitive theory of a quintessential American crime.More

  7. Book ImageBlood & Ivy: The 1849 Murder That Scandalized Harvard

    Paul Collins

    A delectable true-crime story of scandal and murder at America’s most celebrated university.More

  8. Book ImageBlood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade

    Walter Kirn

    A Slate, San Francisco Chronicle, Amazon, and BookPage Best Book of 2014
    A USA Today Top 10 Best Book of Winter 2014

    An In Cold Blood for our time, a chilling, compulsive story of a writer unwittingly caught in the wake of a grifter-turned-murderer.More

  9. Book ImageCapital Offenses: Business Crime and Punishment in America's Corporate Age

    Samuel W. Buell

    From the lead prosecutor on the Enron investigation, an eye-opening examination of the explosion of American white-collar crime.More

  10. Book ImageCity of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris

    Holly Tucker

    “Tucker writes with gusto . . . high drama.”—Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  11. Book ImageCosa Nostra: An Illustrated History of the Mafia

    Massimo Picozzi

    Stunning photographs illuminate the bloody story of the first 150 years.More

  12. Book ImageCRACK99: The Takedown of a $100 Million Chinese Software Pirate

    David Locke Hall

    The utterly gripping story of the most outrageous case of cyber piracy prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice.More

  13. Book ImageThe Crimes of Patriots: A True Tale of Dope, Dirty Money, and the CIA

    Jonathan Kwitny

    The Crimes of Patriots will reveal how an obscure Australian bank, Nugan Hand Ltd., came to occupy the central position in a vast network of drug transactions, fraud, secret arms deals, and covert intelligence operations.More

  14. Book ImageThe Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse: An Extraordinary Edwardian Case of Deception and Intrigue

    Piu Eatwell

    “It’s Downton Abbey meets The Addams Family in [this] delightfully offbeat history.”—Library JournalMore

  15. Book ImageFatal Justice: Reinvestigating the MacDonald Murders

    Jerry Allen Potter, Fred Bost

    For every reader of Joe McGinniss's Fatal Vision, here at last is the complete story.More

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