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Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han van Meegeren

By: Lopez, Jonathan

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780547247847D

ISBN: 9780547247847D

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Finding Amy: A True Story of Murder in Maine

By: Loughlin, Joseph

Price: $3.50

Publisher: BERKLEY PUB GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780425218655

ISBN: 0425218651

Condition: USED


A dedicated policeman and a former assistant attorney general unveil a woman's murder-and the investigation that changed one Maine city forever. View more info

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Crossed Over: A Murder, A Memoir

By: Lowry, Beverly

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780375713804

ISBN: 0375713808

Condition: USED


The novelist Beverly Lowry was mourning her son's death in a hit-and-run accident when she came across a newspaper story about Karla Faye Tucker, the infamous Houston murderer who was then on death row. The article captured Tucker's innocent beauty, the stunning brutality of her crimes -- committed with a pickaxe -- and the stories of her spiritual awakening on death row. Struck by these apparent contradictions, Lowry found herself inexplicably drawn to Tucker, who some ten years later would become the first woman to be executed in Texas since 1863. Lowry eventually began to visit Tucker i... View more info

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Hearing the Voices of Jonestown: Putting a Human Face on an American Tragedy (Re

By: Maaga, Mary McCormick

Price: $12.50

Publisher: SYRACUSE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780815605157

ISBN: 0815605153

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Underboss: Sammy the Bull Gravano's Story of Life in the Mafia

By: Maas, Peter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 1/19/2014

Seller ID: 9780060930967

ISBN: 0060930969

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Sammy the Bull Gravano is the highest-ranking member of the Mafia in America ever to defeat. In telling Gravano's story, Peter Maas brings us as never before into the innermost sanctums of the Cosa Nostra as if we were there ourselves--a secret underworld of power, lust, greed, betrayal, and deception, with the specter of violent death always waiting in the wings. View more info

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Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood

By: Mann, William J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS:

Seller ID: 9780062242167

ISBN: 0062242164

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Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood

By: Mann, William J.

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9780062242198

ISBN: 0062242199

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Dead Men Do Tell Tales: The Strange and Fascinating Cases of a Forensic Anthropo

By: Maples, William

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Publisher: MAIN STREET:

Seller ID: 0385479689

ISBN: 0385479689

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From a skeleton, a skull, a mere fragment of burnt thighbone, Dr. William Maples can deduce the age, gender, and ethnicity of a murder victim, the manner in which the person was dispatched, and, ultimately, the identity of the killer. In "Dead Men Do Tell Tales," Dr. Maples revisits his strangest, most interesting, and most horrific investigations, from the baffling cases of conquistador Francisco Pizarro and Vietnam MIAs to the mysterious deaths of President Zachary Taylor and the family of Czar Nicholas II. View more info

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Big Con, The Story of the Confidence Man

By: Maurer, David W.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: ANCHOR: 8/16/2013

Seller ID: 9780385495387

ISBN: 0385495382

Condition: USED


"Of all the grifters, the confidence man is the aristocrat, " wrote David Maurer, a proposition he definitively proved in The Big Con, one of the most colorful, well-researched, and entertaining works of criminology, ever written. A professor of linguistics who specialized in underworld argot. Maurer won the trust of hundreds of swindlers who let him in on not simply their language, but their folkways and the astonishingly complex and elaborate schemes whereby unsuspecting marks, hooked by their own greed and dishonesty, were "taken off" -- i.e., cheated -- of thousands upon thousands of dolla... View more info

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Internal Combustion: The Story of a Marriage and a Murder in the Motor City

By: Maynard, Joyce

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780470223567

ISBN: 0470223561

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On Mother's Day night, 2004, award-winning fourth grade teacher Nancy Seaman left the Tudor home she shared with her husband of thirty two years in the gated community of Farmington Hills, near Detroit, Michigan, and drove in a driving rain storm to Home Depot, to purchase a hatchet.Three days later, police discovered the mutilated body of Bob Seaman - a successful auto industry engineer, softball coach and passionate collector of vintage Mustangs - in the back of the family's Ford Explorer. As the shackles were placed on her wrists, Nancy Seaman asserted that her husband had been beating h... View more info

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Postcard Killer: The True Story of J. Frank Hickey

By: McLaughlin, Vance

Price: $7.00

Publisher: RUNNING PR BOOK PUBL: 11/16/2014

Seller ID: 9781560259091

ISBN: 1560259094

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In 1912 John Frank Hickey, "The Postcard Killer," was one of the first known and captured serial killers. This fascinating story tells how a solitary milquetoast of a man wandered the American east coast for decades, harboring a terrifying assortment of personal demons. Many of the behavior patterns that have long since come to be trademarks of the sociopathic killer are revealed in Hickey's long, demented life of crime. Unfortunately, the police and investigators in the early 20th Century had few if any tools to battle with a solitary individual's compulsion to murder young newsboys who wande... View more info

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One Dark Night: A True Story of Deceit, Desire, and Murder in a Peaceful Town

By: McMurray, Kevin F.

Price: $2.00

Seller ID: 9780312944148

ISBN: 0312944144

Condition: USED


Their neighbors were Bill and Hillary Clinton. Their home was Chappaqua, the upscale New York suburb famous for its tranquility--until one dark night, when a brutal murder shattered the community. Driving home with his wife Peggy, Carlos Perez-Olivo claimed he was forced off the road by another vehicle. Entering the couple's SUV, the other driver allegedly shot and killed Peggy during a struggle. Then, while wrestling with the assailant, Carlos took a bullet in the abdomen.But disturbing facts about Carlos began to surface: He'd sent flowers to his mistress two days before Peggy's murder... View more info

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I'll Be Gone in the Dark

By: McNamara, Michelle

Price: $12.50

Seller ID: 9780062319784

ISBN: 0062319787

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Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the OligarchsA True Story of Ambition,

By: Mezrich, Ben

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781476771908

ISBN: 1476771901

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Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History

By: Mezrich, Ben

Price: $6.00

Publisher: ANCHOR:

Seller ID: 9780307741349

ISBN: 0307741346

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From the bestselling author of "The Accidental Billionaires" and "Bringing Down the House," this is the incredible true story of how a college student and two female accomplices stole some of the rarest objects on the planet--moon rocks--from an "impregnable" high-tech vault. But breaking into a highly secure laboratory wasn't easy. Thad Roberts, an intern in a prestigious NASA training program, would have to concoct a meticulous plan to get past security checkpoints, an electronically locked door with cipher security codes, and camera-lined hallways even before he could get his hands o... View more info

Murderers among Us: Unsolved Homicides, Mysterious Deaths & Killers at Large

By: Michaud, Stephen G,

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9780451170576

ISBN: 0451170571

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Unbelievable: The Story of Two Detectives' Relentless Search for the Truth

By: Miller, T. Christian

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9781524759940

ISBN: 1524759945

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Art of Deception

By: Mitnick, Kevin D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC: 8/21/2010

Seller ID: 9780471237129

ISBN: 0471237124

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The world's most infamous hacker offers an insider's view of the low-tech threats to high-tech securityKevin Mitnick's exploits as a cyber-desperado and fugitive form one of the most exhaustive FBI manhunts in history and have spawned dozens of articles, books, films, and documentaries. Since his release from federal prison, in 1998, Mitnick has turned his life around and established himself as one of the most sought-after computer security experts worldwide. Now, in The Art of Deception, the world's most notorious hacker gives new meaning to the old adage, "It takes a thief to catch a thi... View more info

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Suddenly Gone: The Terrifying True Story of a Serial Killer's Grisly Kidnapping-

By: Mitrtione, Dan

Price: $2.50

Seller ID: 9780312960520

ISBN: 0312960522

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A serial killer hunting young girls... The horribly mutilated condition of young Terri Maness's naked body held the first clue. One smart Wichita detective suspected the legal secretary's murder might be the first in a string of depraved sexual slayings. He would be right on the mark. A spree of torture and murder... Six days later Michelle Katf was badly beaten and barely escaped with her life. Twenty-year old Joan Butler was not so lucky. She soon disappeared without a trace. But when Richard Grissom, a handsome onetime college student, started driving the dead girl's red Corsica... View more info

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American Eye: Evelyn Nesbit, Standford White (The Birth of the "It" Girl and the

By: Nesbit/Uruburu, Paula

Price: $7.00

Publisher: RIVERHEAD: 5/5/2014

Seller ID: 9781594483691

ISBN: 1594483698

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The scandalous story of America's first supermodel, sex goddess, and modern celebrity--Evelyn Nesbit. By the time of her sixteenth birthday in 1900, Evelyn Nesbit was known to millions as the most photographed woman of her era, an iconic figure who set the standard for female beauty, and whose innocent sexuality was used to sell everything from chocolates to perfume. Women wanted to be her. Men just wanted her. But when Evelyn's life of fantasy became all too real and her insanely jealous millionaire husband, Harry K. Thaw, murdered her lover, New York City architect Stanford White, the mo... View more info