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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: 2002

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 606239

ISBN: 0767905385

Condition: Fine


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, passed himself off as a college sociology professor, and cashed over $2.5 million in forged checks, all before he was twenty-one... View more info

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Inside the Mind of Casey Anthony: A Psychological Portrait

By: Ablow M.D., Keith

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608921

ISBN: 1250009146

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Blue boards and spine imprinted with title and author in silver. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 236 pages. The trial of twenty-five year old Casey Anthony for the death of her daughter Caylee was the most sensational case in America since O.J. Simpson??s??with a verdict every bit as stunning. After being acquitted in July 2011, Ms. Anthony instantly became one of the most infamous women in the world. Dr. Keith Ablow distills tens of thousands of pages of documents he has obtained, his behind-the-camera, one-on one interviews, and his d... View more info

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Gamblers & Gangsters: Fort Worth's Jacksboro Highway in the 1940s & 1950s

By: Arnold, Ann

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Austin. TX, Eakin Press: 1998

Our Product Number: 609034

ISBN: 1571682503

Condition: Fine


No spine crease.. 223 pages 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: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 604451

ISBN: 0882822314

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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 as deliverer of grim justice to evildoers beyond the reach of the law. His missions take him from investigating the bombing ... 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: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 605452

ISBN: 1416562982

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Remainder mark on bottom of text block. 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: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608139

ISBN: 087113859X

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


209 pages 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: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607317

ISBN: 1592401422

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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: 2011

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 606922

ISBN: 0307592219

Condition: Fine


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 murder mystery. Seized upon by battling media moguls Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst, the case became a publicity cir... View more info

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Red Ripper

By: Conradi, Peter

Price: $2.80

Publisher: New York, Dell: 1992

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 606291

ISBN: 0440216036

Condition: Fine


Inventory dot on top. 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 boys and 42 girls and young women. This book probes the mind of this killer. 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: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607581

ISBN: 0989837602

Condition: Fine


362 pages 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: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606297

ISBN: 0762408480

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


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: 2007

Our Product Number: 608728

ISBN: 0299222101

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


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 Drennan’s exhaustively researched Death in a Prairie House: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Murders. In response to the scand... View more info

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

By: Fanning, Diane

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's: 2007

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 603799

ISBN: 0312939523

Condition: Near Fine


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 2003, a beautiful, successful woman named Maria Cruz went to "Doctor" Faiello for a relatively simple cosmetic procedu... View more info

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Who Killed Ben Miller? and Death of a Juror

By: Featherling, D. A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 608366

ISBN: 1503339033

Condition: As New


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: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607517

ISBN: 0230620558

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


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: $3.80

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Paperbacks: 1992

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 605699

ISBN: 0312926456

Condition: Fine


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 friend mean? Why was the house so orderly, when it had been the scene of a frenzied struggle? Why were the bloody footprints on t... View more info

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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

By: Grisham, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2006

Our Product Number: 603858

ISBN: 0385517238

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Small ding at bottom of front cover. Very light rubbing to back cover of dust jacket . 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, drugs, and women. He began to show sig... View more info

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The CBS Murders

By: Hammer, Richard

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: c1987.

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608240

ISBN: 0688066097

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


220 pages View more info

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A Death in Belton

By: Junger, Sebastian

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 609037

ISBN: 0393059804

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Red boards with black spine imprinted in silver with title and author. Full number line 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0. 266 pages View more info

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

By: Possley, Maurice; Kogan, Rick

Price: $3.55

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 2002

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 605876

ISBN: 0425188671

Condition: Near Fine


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