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Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake

By: Abagnale. Frank W.; Redding, Stan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Broadway Books:

Our Product Number: 606239


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. No spine crease. Includes Q & A with the author . 277 pages. Frank W. Abagnale, alias Frank Williams, Robert Conrad, Frank Adams, and Robert Monjo, was one of the most daring con men, forgers, imposters, and escape artists in history.  In his brief but notorious criminal career, Abagnale donned a pilot's uniform and copiloted a Pan Am jet, masqueraded as the supervising resident of a hospital, practiced law without a license, pas... View more info

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Race Against Evil: The Secret Missions of the Interpol Agent Who Tracked the World's Most Sinister Criminals ? A Real-life Drama

By: Bannon, David Race

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Far Hills, NJ, New Horizon Press:

Our Product Number: 604451


Full number line 5 4 3 2 1. . 320 pages. This electric narrative of suspense and intrigue delivers a firsthand account of heinous criminals and stern justice from the insider's view of David Race Bannon. At age 18, the American youth is recruited by Interpol after he is caught in a deadly riot in South Korea. Over the next 15 years, Bannon is trained to work in the darkest regions of humanity, to deny societal inhibitors against killing and embrace the agency's role... View more info

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Think No Evil: Inside the Story of the Amish Schoolhouse Shooting...and Beyond

By: Beiler, Jonas; Smucker, Shawn

Price: $11.99

Publisher: New York, Howard Books:

Our Product Number: 605452


Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. 224 pages. The true story of October 2, 2006, when Charles Roberts entered an Amish schoolhouse, bound and shot ten schoolgirls, and then committed suicide, stunned all who read the headlines or watched the drama unfold on television screens. Somehow, the senseless violence seemed all the more horrific against the backdrop of horse-and-buggy funeral processions and scenes of wide-eyed innocent children clad in bonnets and suspenders... View more info

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Finders Keepers: The Story of a Man Who Found $1 Million

By: Bowden, Mark

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press:

Our Product Number: 608139


209 pages View more info

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In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Modern Library:

Our Product Number: 605493


432 pages. Modern Library. 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 inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues. As Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates both mesmerizing suspense and astonishing empathy. I... View more info

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The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World's Most Perplexing Cold Cases

By: Capuzzo, Michael

Price: $6.05

Publisher: New York, Gotham Books:

Our Product Number: 607317


439 pages View more info

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The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City & Sparked the Tabloid Wars

By: Collins, Paul

Price: $5.79

Publisher: New York, Broadway:

Our Product Number: 606922


No spine crease.. 325 pages. On Long Island, a farmer finds a duck pond turned red with blood. On the Lower East Side, two boys discover a floating human torso wrapped tightly in oilcloth. Blueberry pickers near Harlem stumble upon neatly severed limbs in an overgrown ditch. The police are baffled: There are no witnesses, no motives, no suspects. The grisly finds that began on the afternoon of June 26, 1897, plunged detectives headlong into the era's most perplexing murd... View more info

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Red Ripper

By: Conradi, Peter

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Dell:

Our Product Number: 606291


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 279 pages. He was a soft-spoken grandfather, a family man and a retired English teacher. But beneath the model-citizen exterior of Andrei Chikatilo lurked the most heinous of criminals - the serial killer. Sexually mutilating and eating his victims, his 12-year rampage in southern Russia finally came to an end in 1990, when an uncannily accurate profile of him by a local psychologist led police to him. He has admitted killing 11 b... View more info

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Parallax: Death and Deceit in Texas

By: Darling, Elizabeth

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Onion Creek Press:

Our Product Number: 607581


362 pages View more info

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A Law for the Lion: A Tale of Crime and Injustice in the Borderlands

By: de la Garza, Beatriz

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 605247


Dated, inscribed To Jeanell with fondest regards and SIGNED by the AUTHOR . 142 pages. Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture, Number Eleven. Signed by Author. "Esto no es cosa de armas" (this is not a matter for weapons). These were the last words of Don Francisco Gutiérrez before Alonzo W. Allee shot and killed him and his son, Manuel Gutiérrez. What began as a simple dispute over Allee's unauthorized tenancy on a Gutiérrez family... View more info

A Christmas Carol: A Young Reader's Edition of the Classic Holiday Tale

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Courage Books / Running Press:

Our Product Number: 606297


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . Oversize. 56 pages. Remarkable, sumptuous artwork by top children's illustrator Christian Birmingham enhances this faithful abridgement of the Dickens classic. View more info

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Death in a Prairie House: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Murders

By: Drennan, William R.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Madison, WI, Terrace Books:

Our Product Number: 608728


218 pages. The most pivotal and yet least understood event of Frank Lloyd Wright’s celebrated life involves the brutal murders in 1914 of seven adults and children dear to the architect and the destruction by fire of Taliesin, his landmark residence, near Spring Green, Wisconsin. Unaccountably, the details of that shocking crime have been largely ignored by Wright’s legion of biographers—a historical and cultural gap that is finally addressed in William Drenna... View more info

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Under the Knife: A Beautiful Woman, a Phony Doctor, and a Shocking Homicide

By: Fanning, Diane

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 603799


Inscribed, dated and SIGNED by AUTHOR on the title page. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 240 pages. Handsome, charming, and a fixture on the New York City club scene, Dean Faiello had built a thriving beauty business. But money was never enough for Faiello, whose hard-partying ways constantly left him on the edge of ruin. So he did the unthinkable and worked as a cosmetic surgeon - even though he had no medical degree, or training whatsoever. In the spring of 2... View more info

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Who Killed Ben Miller? and Death of a Juror

By: Featherling, D. A.

Price: $10.00

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 608366


161 pages. Signed by Author View more info

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Chasing Shadows: A Special Agent's Lifelong Hunt to Bring a Cold War Assassin to Justice

By: Fred Burton, John Bruning,

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Palgrave Macmillan:

Our Product Number: 607517


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 258 pages View more info

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Unanswered Cries: A True Story Of Friends, Neighbors, And Murder In A Small Town

By: French, Thomas

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Our Product Number: 605699


No spine crease. 402 pages. On a warm Florida evening, Karen Gregory saw a familiar face at her door. What the beautiful young woman could not know was that she was staring into the eyes of her killer--a savage monster who would rape her, stab her to death, and leave her battered body on the floor outside the bedroom. Detectives frantically sifting through the evidence were tormented by one disturbing question after another: What did the strangely worded note from a frie... View more info

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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

By: Grisham, John

Price: $7.97

Publisher: New York, Doubleday:

Our Product Number: 603858


368 pages. John Grisham's first work of nonfiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, is his most extraordinary legal thriller yet. In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron Williamson. When he signed with the Oakland A's, he said goodbye to his hometown of Ada and left to pursue his dreams of big league glory. Six years later he was back, his dreams broken by a bad arm and bad habits - drinking, ... View more info

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The CBS Murders

By: Hammer, Richard

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company:

Our Product Number: 608240


220 pages View more info

Image for Everybody Pays: Two Men, One Murder and the Price of Truth

Everybody Pays: Two Men, One Murder and the Price of Truth

By: Possley, Maurice; Kogan, Rick

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books:

Our Product Number: 605876


No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 337 pages. A tense, page-turning true-crime thriller follows Bob Lowe, a young mechanic and family man, who became the sole witness to a brutal 1972 mob hit in Chicago as he struggles with his new role in life and tries to survive as a "protected" witness. View more info

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They Outrobbed Them All: The Rise and Fall of the Vicious Martins

By: Shirley, Glenn

Price: $28.95

Publisher: Stillwater, OK, Barbed Wire Pr:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 604342


Inscribed and SIGNED by AUTHOR on free front end page and inscribed by Larry Derryberry, former Attorney General of Oklahoma on same page; inscribed by another on back of free front end page . 122 pages View more info