Killers of the Flower Moon | The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

Author David Grann Description NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history, from the author of The Lost City of Z. In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Nation in Oklahoma. […]

Ghettoside | A True Story of Murder in America

Author Jill Leovy Description NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, USA TODAY, AND CHICAGO TRIBUNE • A masterly work of literary journalism about a senseless murder, a relentless detective, and the great plague of homicide in AmericaNATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST […]

Almost the Perfect Murder | The Killing of Elaine O’Hara, the Extraordinary Garda Investigation and the Trial That Stunned the Nation: The Only Complete Inside Account

Author Paul Williams Description From Ireland’s leading crime journalist, Paul Williams, comes the definitive account of the case that gripped the nation.’A book that had to be written’ Ray D’Arcy, RTÉ Radio 1 For over a year, everyone assumed missing Dublin woman Elaine O’Hara had ended her own life. But after her remains were found, […]

Five Families | The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America’s Most Powerful Mafia Empires

Author Selwyn Raab Description Genovese, Gambino, Bonnano, Colombo and Lucchese. For decades these Five Families ruled New York and built the American Mafia (or Cosa Nostra) into an underworld empire. Today, the Mafia is an endangered species, battered and beleaguered by aggressive investigators, incompetent leadership, betrayals and generational changes that produced violent and unreliable leaders […]

Zodiac Unmasked | The Identity of America’s Most Elusive Serial Killer Revealed

Author Robert Graysmith Description Robert Graysmith reveals the true identity of Zodiac—America’s most elusive serial killer.Between December 1968 and October 1969 a hooded serial killer called Zodiac terrorized San Francisco. Claiming responsibility for thirty-seven murders, he manipulated the media with warnings, dares, and bizarre cryptograms that baffled FBI code-breakers. Then as suddenly as the murders […]

Transnational Organized Crime | An Overview from Six Continents

Author Jay S. Albanese Description This unique text explores the expansive topic of transnational organized crime, incorporating expert perspectives found throughout the world’s six inhabited continents: North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Editors Jay S. Albanese and Philip L. Reichel gather the knowledge and expertise of numerous authors, researchers, and […]

Golden Boy | A Murder Among the Manhattan Elite

Author John Glatt Description In Golden Boy, New York Times bestselling author John Glatt tells the true story of Thomas Gilbert Jr., the handsome and charming New York socialite accused of murdering his father, a Manhattan millionaire and hedge fund founder.By all accounts, Thomas Gilbert Jr. led a charmed life. The son of a wealthy […]

Lethal Lolita | A True Story of Sex, Scandal, and Deadly Obsession

Author Maria Eftimiades Description Her father called her his little princess…The adored only child of affluent parents who placed the world at her feet, Amy Fisher had a glowing future. But she yearned for excitement, for the dark thrill of danger. Her friends called her a mysterious loner…While her classmates happily planned dates for the […]

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