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Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets

By: Simon, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: OWLET PAPERBACKS: 11/1/2010

Seller ID: 9780805080759

ISBN: 0805080759

Condition: USED


From the creator of HBO's "The Wire," the classic book about homicide investigation that became the basis for the hit television showThe scene is Baltimore. Twice every three days another citizen is shot, stabbed, or bludgeoned to death. At the center of this hurricane of crime is the city's homicide unit, a small brotherhood of hard men who fight for whatever justice is possible in a deadly world. David Simon was the first reporter ever to gain unlimited access to a homicide unit, and this electrifying book tells the true story of a year on the violent streets of an American city. The... View more info

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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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My Story

By: Smart, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: ST MARTINS PR INC:

Seller ID: 9781250040152

ISBN: 1250040159

Condition: USED


For the first time, ten years after her abduction from her Salt Lake City bedroom, Elizabeth Smart reveals how she survived and the secret to forging a new life in the wake of a brutal crime On June 5, 2002, fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Smart, the daughter of a close-knit Mormon family, was taken from her home in the middle of the night by religious fanatic, Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee. She was kept chained, dressed in disguise, repeatedly raped, and told she and her family would be killed if she tried to escape. After her rescue on March 12, 2003, she rejoined her fam... View more info

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Party Monster: A Fabulous But True Tale of Murder in Clubland

By: St. James, James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: 9780743259828

ISBN: 0743259823

Condition: USED


Murder Was Never So Much Fun When Disco Bloodbath was first published, it created a storm of controversy for its startlingly vivid, strikingly fresh, and outrageously funny depiction of the hedonistic world of the New York City club kids, for whom nothing was too outre -- including murder. Nominated for the Edgar Award for best true-crime book of the year, it also marked the debut of an audaciously talented writer, James St. James, who himself had been a club kid and close friend and confidant of Michael Alig, the young man convicted of killing the drug dealer known as Angel. Now th... View more info

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Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder

By: Stashower, Daniel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BERKLEY PUB GROUP: 1/30/2013

Seller ID: 9780425217825

ISBN: 0425217825

Condition: USED


On July 28, 1841, the body of Mary Rogers, a twenty-year-old cigar girl, was found floating in the Hudson-and New York's unregulated police force proved incapable of solving the crime. One year later, a struggling writer named Edgar Allan Poe decided to take on the case-and sent his fictional detective, C. Auguste Dupin, to solve the baffling murder of Mary Rogers in "The Mystery of Marie Rog?t." View more info

Blind Eye

By: Stewart, James

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 10/6/2013

Seller ID: 9780684854847

ISBN: 0684854848

Condition: USED


In 1985, a young doctor named Michael Swango was convicted of poisoning five hospital co-workers in Illinois. Sentenced to five years in jail but paroled in 1987, Swango would work -- and kill -- within the medical community again, escaping detection until lying on a job application on Long Island almost ten years later. His story is a show-stopper that will make any one who hears it think twice before trusting just anyone in a white lab coat. View more info

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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

Condition: USED


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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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Wicked Boy: An Infamous Murder in Victorian London

By: Summerscale, Kate

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9780143110460

ISBN: 0143110462

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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

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Honor Thy Father

By: Talese, Gay

Price: $6.00

Publisher: IVY BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780804110587

ISBN: 0804110581

Condition: USED


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Long Walk Home

By: Tebbutt, Judith

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780571303069

ISBN: 0571303064

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Yakuza Moon: Memoirs of a Gangster's Daughter

By: Tendo, Shoko

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9784770030863

ISBN: 477003086X

Condition: USED


Born to a wealthy and powerful yakuza boss, Shoko Tendo lived the early years of her life in luxury. However, when she was six, everything changed: her father was jailed, and the family fell into debt. Bullied by her classmates because of her father's activities, and terrorized at home by her father, who became a drunken, violent monster after his release from prison, Tendo rebelled. As a teenager she became a drug addict and a member of a girl gang. At the age of 15 she spent eight months in a juvenile detention center after getting into a fight with another gang. During Japan's bubble ec... View more info

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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