The Stranger Beside Me
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Ann Rule, “America’s best true-crime writer” (Kirkus Reviews), her unforgettable classic account of the horrifying murders in the Pacific Northwest and her shock when she discovered her friend—Ted Bundy—was not only a suspect but also one of the most prolific serial killers in American history.
Meeting... Read more »
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and shaded squares. John Berendt's sharply observed, suspenseful, and witty narrative reads... Read more »
“Well-researched and comprehensive. Have followed quite a bit on the topic over the last two decades, and Cullen's version gave a solid account, particularly of the ways reporters got (and kept getting) it wrong. Listened to the audio version around the 20th anniversary of the shooting with Don Leslie's deep voice lending gravitas to a still-relevant topic in the United States.”Carol, Savoy Bookshop
The Executioner's Song
Norman Mailer's Pulitzer Prize-winning and unforgettable classic about convicted killer Gary Gilmore now in a brand-new edition.
Arguably the greatest book from America's most heroically ambitious writer, The Executioner's Song follows the short, blighted life of Gary Gilmore who became famous after he robbed two men in 1976 and killed them in... Read more »
Blind Faith - Abridged
The Marshalls were the perfect family in the perfect town. They had new cars and a permanent place in the country club set. Then, on a chilly September night, Maria Marshall--the beautiful wife and mother--was murdered in cold blood. The tragedy had only just begun.
While sympathy poured in for Maria's husband Rob and their three sons, the... Read more »
Fatal Vision is the electrifying true story of Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald, the handsome, Princeton-educated physician convicted of savagely slaying his young pregnant wife and two small children, murders he vehemently denies committing. Read more »
The Boston Strangler
New York Times Bestseller and Winner of the Edgar Award: The definitive account of a serial killer's rampage—and the manhunt that stopped him.
On June 14, 1962, twenty-five-year-old Juris Slesers arrived at his mother's apartment to drive her to church. But there was no answer at the door. When he pushed his way inside, Juris found Anna Slesers... Read more »
An Unsolved American Mystery
New York Times Bestseller • Now a Netflix Film
The bestselling account of the lives of five young women whose fates converged in the perplexing case of the Long Island Serial Killer.
“Rich, tragic...monumental...true-crime reporting at its best.”—Washington Post
One late spring evening in 2010, Shannan Gilbert—after running through the oceanfront... Read more »
Shot in the Heart
NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER
WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE
Haunting, harrowing, and profoundly affecting, Shot in the Heart exposes and explores a dark vein of American life that most of us would rather ignore. It is a book that will leave no reader unchanged.
Gary Gilmore, the infamous murderer immortalized by Norman... Read more »
In Cold Blood
The most famous true crime novel of all time and one of the first non-fiction novels ever written; In Cold Blood is the bestseller that haunted its author long after he finished writing it.
On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few... Read more »