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Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil: A Savannah Story

By: Berendt, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 5747


Highly entertaining first-person account of a murder and life in this isolated remnant of the Old South; 8vo; 388 pp View more info

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Till Death Us Do Part A True Murder Mystery

By: Bugliosi, Vincent, with Hen Hurwitz

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton: 1978

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 5136


8vo; 384 pp View more info

And The Sea Will Tell

By: Buglioso, Vincent (with Bruce B. Henderson)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1147


Murder on a South Seas island: a true mystery from the author Helter- Skelter; 8vo; 574 pp View more info

Somebody's Husband, Somebody's Son. The Story of the Yorkshire Ripper.

By: Burn, Gordon

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1985

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 3864


The story of Peter Sutcliffe, the sadistic killer of 13 women in north England during the 1970's.; 8vo; 276 pp View more info

A Safe Place

By: Carcaterra, Lorenzo

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Villard Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2240


"A true story of a father, a son, a murder."; 8vo; 313 pp View more info

HOAX. The Inside Story of the Howard Hughes-Clifford Irving Affair.

By: Fay, Stephen, Lewis Chester and Magnus Linklater

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2438


The story of the literary hoax surrounding the publication of the supposed Howard Hughes autobiography.; 8vo; 310 pp View more info

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Sacred Geography: A Tale of Murder and Archaeology in the Holy Land

By: Fox, Edward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Metropolitan Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7843


A true murder mystery that unfolds in the astonishing world of biblical archaeology, a field rife with skulduggery and intrigue. Biblical archaeology has for centuries been subject to the manipulations of adventurers, generals, and statesmen, all seeking to further their own aims. Now more than ever, digging into the land of the Bible is a weapon as two rival nations seek to prove their claims to its treasures. The most recent casualty in this bloody tug-of-war ... View more info

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The Diary Of Jack The Ripper.

By: Harrison, Shirley (Narrator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6238


Includes the full text of the diary and the arguments for and against its authenticity. Fascinating reading.; 8vo; 323 pp View more info

The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime

By: Harvey, Miles

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Random House: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8113


Nice copy; True story of a map thief; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 432 pp View more info

Image for The Cooper's Wife is Missing:  The Trials of Bridget Cleary

The Cooper's Wife is Missing: The Trials of Bridget Cleary

By: Hoff, Joan and Marian Yeates

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7579


Examines the case of Bridget Cleary, an innocent young woman from rural County Tipperary, Ireland, who was accused of witchcraft by her husband's family in 1895, starved, tortured, and then burned for her alleged crimes; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 458 pp View more info

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The Embrace

By: Jones, Aphrodite

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 5017


True story of vampire cult in Florida; 8vo; 384 pp View more info

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A Cast Of Killers

By: Kirkpatrick, Sidney D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1986

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 5279


The sensational true story of the murder of silent film director William Desmond Taylor in 1922 which was covered up for 60 years and then solved by director King Vidor. ; 8vo; 301 pp View more info

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Big Trouble : A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets off a Struggle for the Soul of America

By: Lukas, J. Anthony

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 6297


The account of the murder of Frank Steunenberg, former governor of Idaho, in 1905 that became a national sensation. Fascinating account, includes photographs, detailed notes and extensive index ; 8vo; 875 pp View more info

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The Blue Sense Psychic Detectives and Crime

By: Lyons, Arthur & Marcello Truzzi

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 4820


A study of the use of psychics in criminal investigations; includes bibliography and index. ; 8vo; 314 pp View more info

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The Mormon Murders: A True Story of Greed, Forgery, Deceit, and Death

By: Naifeh, Steven & Gregory White Smith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6987


The story of Mark Hofmann and his trail of forgeries, fraud and ulimately murder; 8vo; 458 pp View more info

The Time of the Assassins.

By: Sterling, Claire

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 3649


Detailed investigation of the plot to kill Pope John Paul II in the early 1980's.; 8vo; 264 pp View more info

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Courts And Criminals

By: Train, Arthur

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1924

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 4645


A collection of a series of essays on the courts, criminals, detectives, and the law. ; 12mo; 304 pp View more info

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The Prisoner At The Bar Sidelights on the Administration of Criminal Justice

By: Train, Arthur

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1924

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 4646


An interesting look at the criminal justice system in NYC at the beginning of the 20th century. Includes a few b&w photographs. ; 12mo; 357 pp View more info

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True Stories Of Crime From the District Attorney's Office

By: Train, Arthur

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1924

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 4647


Originally published in 1908, this is one of the first accounts of true crime in America, written while train was the Assistant District Attorney in New York City. ; 12mo; 348 pp View more info

A Venom in the Blood.

By: van Hoffmann, Eric

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Donald I. Fine: 1990

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 2389


The story of the Gallego's, husaband & wife serial killers who terrorized the California countryside in the late 1970's.; 8vo; 322 pp View more info