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Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets

By: Simon,David

Price: $2.00

Publisher: 1/25/2010

Seller ID: 9780804109994

ISBN: 0804109990

Condition: USED


Edgar and Anthony Award WinnerSelected by the Literary Guild" Remarkable...A true crime classic." ASSOCIATED PRESSEnter the workday of real policemen. Follow fifteen detectives, three sergeants, and a lieutenant, whose job it is to investigate Baltimore's 234 murders. You will get a cop's-eye-view of the bureaucracy, the highs of success, the moments of despair, and the non-stop rush of pursuits, anger, banter, and violence that make up a cop's life. Now an acclaimed television series, this extraordinary book is the insider's look at what you have always wondered abou... View more info

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When Men Become Gods: Mormon Polygamist Warren Jeffs, His Cult of Fear, and the

By: Singular, Stephen

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9780312372484

ISBN: 0312372485

Condition: USED


In "When Men Become Gods, ""New York"" Times" bestselling author Stephen Singular casts a light on a dark corner of religious extremism. He reveals a group of fundamentalists operating in the present-day United States, where teenage girls are kept in virtual bondage in the name of upholding the "sacred principle" of polygamy. As the leader and self-proclaimed prophet of the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints, a sect of Mormonism based in isolated southern Utah, Warren Jeffs held sway over thousands of followers for nearly a decade. His rule was utterly tyrannical. In addition to coercing ... View more info

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Evil Brothers

By: Stiles, Frank P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: OUTSKIRTS PR:

Seller ID: 9781432710521

ISBN: 1432710524

Condition: USED


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Guilt by Matrimony: A Memoir of Love, Madness, and the Murder of Nancy Pfister

By: Styler, Nancy

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9781941631959

ISBN: 1941631959

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Unequal Verdicts: The Central Park Jogger Trials

By: Sullivan, Timothy

Price: $8.50

Seller ID: 9780671742379

ISBN: 067174237X

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Suspicions of Mr. Whicher

By: Summerscale, Kate

Price: $6.00

Publisher: FRANK R WALKER CO (IL): 3/30/2014

Seller ID: 9780802717429

ISBN: 080271742X

Condition: USED


The national bestseller, now in paperback. In June of 1860 three-year-old Saville Kent was found at the bottom of an outdoor privy with his throat slit. T he crime horrified all England and led to a national obsession with detection, ironically destroying, in the process, the career of perhaps the greatest detective in the land. I nspector Jonathan Whicher's real legacy, however, lives on in fiction: the tough, quirky, all-knowing and all-seeing detective that we know and love today...from the cryptic Sgt. Cuff in Wilkie Collins's "The Moonstone "to Dashiell Hammett's Sam Spade. "The Suspic... View more info

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True Blue: Police Stories by Those Who Have Lived Them

By: Sutton, Randy

Price: $2.50

Seller ID: 9780312995379

ISBN: 0312995377

Condition: USED


After September 11, 2001, Las Vegas Police Sergeant Randy Sutton began soliciting writing from law enforcement officers-his goal being to bridge the gap between the police and those they serve, with a book that offers a broad and thoughtful look at the many facets of police life. Hundreds of active and former officers from all over the United States responded: men and women from big cities and small towns, some who had written professionally, but most of whom were doing so for the first time. The result is True Blue, a collection of funny, charming, exciting, haunting stories about murder ... View more info

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Dial M: The Murder of Carol Thompson

By: Swanson, William

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOC:

Seller ID: 9780873515603

ISBN: 0873515609

Condition: USED


At 9:00 on the morning of March 6, 1963, in the quiet neighborhood of Highland Park, Mrs. Fritz Pearson glanced out her window and saw something almost unimaginable: slumped on the front steps of the home across the street was a woman, partially clothed in a blue bathrobe and bloodied beyond recognition. The woman, Mrs. Pearson would come to learn, was her beloved neighbor Carol Thompson, wife and mother of four. Earlier that morning, T. Eugene Thompson, known to friends as "Cotton," dropped his son off at school and headed to the office, where he worked as a criminal attorney. At 8:25 am, he ... View more info

Long Walk Home

By: Tebbutt, Judith

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780571303069

ISBN: 0571303064

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My Life in the Mafia

By: Teresa, Vincent

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9084787

ISBN: 9084787

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Dead Girl

By: Thernstrom, Melanie

Price: $4.50

Seller ID: 9780671663322

ISBN: 0671663321

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JonBenet: Inside the Ramsey Murder Investigation

By: Thomas, Steve

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 0312253265

ISBN: 0312253265

Condition: USED


Finally, the information you've been waiting for: who really killed JonBenet? Perhaps the most compelling murder case of our day, the death of six-year-old JonBenet Ramsey galvanized the nation-and years after it occurred, the mystery still endures. Who killed the young beauty queen and why? Who is covering up for whom and who is simply lying? In "JonBenet, "the most authoritative and comprehensive study of the Ramsey murder, a former lead Boulder Police detective, Steve Thomas, explores the case in vivid and fascinating detail-pointing the way toward an analysis of the evidence some deem ... View more info

Blood and Money

By: Thompson, Thomas

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 0385096852

ISBN: 0385096852

Condition: USED


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Long Shadow of Small Ghosts: Murder and Memory in an American City

By: Tillman, Laura

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781501104251

ISBN: 150110425X

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Blood Done Sign My Name

By: Tyson, Timothy B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: THREE RIVERS PR: 3/3/2014

Seller ID: 9781400083114

ISBN: 1400083117

Condition: USED


""Daddy and Roger and 'em shot 'em a nigger." " Those words, whispered to ten-year-old Tim Tyson by a playmate, heralded a ?restorm that would forever transform the tobacco market town of Oxford, North Carolina. On May 11, 1970, Henry Marrow, a twenty-three-year-old black veteran, walked into a crossroads store owned by Robert Teel and came out running. Teel and two of his sons chased and beat Marrow, then killed him in public as he pleaded for his life. Like many small Southern towns, Oxford had barely been touched by the civil rights movement. But in the wake of the killing, young Af... View more info

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Blood Washes Blood: A True Story of Love, Murder, and Redemption Under the Sicil

By: Viviano, Frank

Price: $6.00

Publisher: WASHINGTON SQUARE:

Seller ID: 9780671041595

ISBN: 0671041592

Condition: USED


Against the sweeping backdrop of western Sicily, in a riveting seven-year quest, Frank Viviano pieces together his own harrowing ancestral history of betrayal and redemption. His take is haunted, from its violent opening to its stunning climax, by an ancient Sicilian proverb, "Lu sangu lava lu sangu, " "Blood washes blood": the torrent of unforgiving vengeance that flows from an unforgivable offense. Viviano's great-great grandfather was a legendary bandit who traveled the countryside of Sicily by night in the robes of a friar and was known as "the Monk." His brutal murder has remained sh... View more info

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Son Of A Grifter

By: Walker, Kent & Schonem Mark

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 4/2/2013

Seller ID: 9780060188658

ISBN: 0060188650

Condition: USED


In 1998 a troubled young man and his flamboyant mother were arrested for murdering a wealthy widow in her New York City mansion. Suddenly, America was transfixed by a pair of real-life film noir characters, an Oedipal team of scam artists who left a trail of blood, lies, and larceny from coast to coast. The media couldn't get enough of the twisted relationship between Sante Kimes and her twenty-three-year-old son Kenny.But the most chilling story of all was never told -- until now. Kent Walker, Sante's elder son, reveals how he survived forty years of "the Dragon Lady's" very special bra... View more info

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Onion Field

By: Wambaugh, Jospeh

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DELTA:

Seller ID: 9780385341592

ISBN: 0385341598

Condition: USED


This is the frighteningly true story of two young cops and two young robbers whose separate destinies fatally cross one March night in a bizarre execution in a deserted Los Angeles field. View more info

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Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's stolen Treasures

By: Wittman, Robert K

Price: $7.00

Publisher: BROADWAY BOOKS: 1/11/2012

Seller ID: 9780307461483

ISBN: 0307461483

Condition: USED


"The Wall Street Journal "called him "a living legend." "The London Times "dubbed him "the most famous art detective in the world." In "Priceless, "Robert K. Wittman, the founder of the FBI's Art Crime Team, pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career for the first time, offering a real-life international thriller to rival "The Thomas Crown Affair." Rising from humble roots as the son of an antique dealer, Wittman built a twenty-year career that was nothing short of extraordinary. He went undercover, usually unarmed, to catch art thieves, scammers, and black market traders in Paris... View more info