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Product Description: Arriving at his son's home one day to find an alarming message, Les Morse entered a nightmarish ordeal. His son, Deryl, had been charged with murder. Obsession to Convict details the rigorous trials he endured and the heartache of a father and mother seeing their son falsely accused...read more

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9781613468340 | Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc, March 6, 2012, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: Arriving at his son's home one day to find an alarming message, Les Morse entered a nightmarish ordeal.

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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   -  NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST  -  AMAZON EDITORS' PICK FOR THE BEST BOOK OF 2017 "Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul." —Dave Eggers, New York Times Book ReviewShelf Awareness’s Best Book of 2017Named a best book of the year by Wall Street Journal, GQ, Time, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly, NPR's Maureen Corrigan, NPR's "On Point", Vogue...read more

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9780385534246 | Doubleday, April 18, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   -  NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST  -  AMAZON EDITORS' PICK FOR THE BEST BOOK OF 2017 "Disturbing and riveting.

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Product Description: In February 2008, during first period English class at a junior high school in Oxnard, California, blue-eyed and blond fourteen-year-old Brandon McInerney shot and killed fifteen-year-old Larry King, a brown boy, who had recently begun to identify as "Leticia...read more

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9780805099201 | Henry Holt & Co, March 1, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceA psychologist's gripping, troubling, and moving exploration of the brutal murder of a possibly transgender middle school student by an eighth grade classmateOn Feb.

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9781250118158 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, March 14, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In February 2008, during first period English class at a junior high school in Oxnard, California, blue-eyed and blond fourteen-year-old Brandon McInerney shot and killed fifteen-year-old Larry King, a brown boy, who had recently begun to identify as "Leticia.

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Product Description: It’s time to set the record straight about Steven Avery.The Netflix series Making a Murderer was a runaway hit, with over 19 million US viewers in the first 35 days. The series left many with the opinion that Steven Avery, a man falsely imprisoned for almost 20 years on a previous, unrelated assault charge, had been framed by a corrupt police force and district attorney’s office for the murder of a young photographer...read more

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9781944648008 | Benbella Books, January 24, 2017, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: It’s time to set the record straight about Steven Avery.

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Product Description: "A tale told well that provides valuable insights into the motives and modus operandi of the death squads in El Salvador, and of the financiers who commissioned and facilitated such crimes. It also highlights the difficulties that face those who pursue such cases many years after the crimes have taken place...read more

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9780520286795 | Univ of California Pr, January 19, 2017, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: "A tale told well that provides valuable insights into the motives and modus operandi of the death squads in El Salvador, and of the financiers who commissioned and facilitated such crimes.

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9780520286801 | Univ of California Pr, January 19, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: On March 24, 1980, the assassination of El Salvador’s Archbishop Óscar Romero rocked that nation and the world.

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Product Description: Nominated for a 2018 Edgar Award in Best Fact CrimeRecipient of the ★ Kirkus Star, Awarded to Books of Exceptional MeritA 2017 True Crime Book for Summer, The New York Times Sunday Book Review"An express train of a story." -Kirkus Reviews"Heroic...read more

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9781250072245 | St Martins Pr, January 3, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Nominated for a 2018 Edgar Award in Best Fact CrimeRecipient of the ★ Kirkus Star, Awarded to Books of Exceptional MeritA 2017 True Crime Book for Summer, The New York Times Sunday Book Review"An express train of a story.

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Product Description: SHADOW ON THE MOUNTAIN IS THE TRUE STORY OF AN ASPEN SOCIALITE, FULL OF LIFE. . .UNTIL SHE WAS FOUND BEATEN TO DEATH IN HER OWN HOME. Heir to Colorado's Buttermilk Mountain, the world-renowned site of the Winter X Games, Nancy Pfister was Aspen royalty, its ambassador to the world...read more

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9781250069412 | St Martins Pr, March 22, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Nancy Pfister, heir to Buttermilk Mountain, the world-renowned site of the Winter X Games, was Aspen royalty, its ambassador to the world.

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9781250097156 | Saint Martins True Crime, January 3, 2017, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: SHADOW ON THE MOUNTAIN IS THE TRUE STORY OF AN ASPEN SOCIALITE, FULL OF LIFE.

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Product Description: On February 25, 1938, Hoboken’s reviled poormaster, Harry Barck—wielding power over who received public aid—died. Barck was murdered, the prosecution would assert, by an unemployed mason named Joe Scutellaro. In denying Scutellaro money, Barck had suggested that the man’s wife prostitute herself rather than ask the city for aid...read more

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9781613744185 | Chicago Review Pr, October 1, 2012, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: On February 25, 1938, in the early days of the welfare system, the reviled poormaster Harry Barck—wielding power over who would receive public aid—died from a paper spike thrust into his heart.

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9781613736517 | Reprint edition (Chicago Review Pr, January 1, 2017), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: On February 25, 1938, Hoboken’s reviled poormaster, Harry Barck—wielding power over who received public aid—died.

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Product Description: Juan Martinez, the fiery prosecutor who convicted notorious murderess Jodi Arias for the disturbing killing of Travis Alexander, speaks for the first time about the shocking investigation and sensational trial that captivated the nation...read more

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9780062444288 | William Morrow & Co, February 16, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Juan Martinez, the fiery prosecutor who convicted notorious murderess Jodi Arias for the disturbing killing of Travis Alexander, speaks for the first time about the shocking investigation and sensational trial that captivated the nation.

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9780062444295 | William Morrow & Co, December 27, 2016, cover price $9.99 | also contains Conviction: The Untold Story of Putting Jodi Arias Behind Bars | About this edition: Juan Martinez, the fiery prosecutor who convicted notorious murderess Jodi Arias for the disturbing killing of Travis Alexander, speaks for the first time about the shocking investigation and sensational trial that captivated the nation.

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9781504694452 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 16, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Juan Martinez, the fiery prosecutor who convicted notorious murderess Jodi Arias for the disturbing killing of Travis Alexander, speaks for the first time about the shocking investigation and sensational trial that captivated the nation.

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Product Description: “No one faces evil head-on like Corey Mitchell.” —Gregg OlsenTHE YOGURT SHOP MASSACREOn a December night in Austin, Texas, teenagers Jennifer Harbison and Eliza Thomas closed up the yogurt store where they worked. The girls were joined by Jennifer's younger sister, Sarah, and her friend Amy Ayers...read more

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9780786039920 | Pinnacle Books, December 27, 2016, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: “No one faces evil head-on like Corey Mitchell.
9780786021505 | Pinnacle Books, February 1, 2005, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Yogurt Shop Massacre: On December 6th, 1991, fresh-faced teens Jennifer Harbison and Eliza Thomas began to close up the Austin, Texas yogurt shop where they worked.
9780786016754 | Pinnacle Books, January 1, 2005, cover price $6.50 | About this edition: Describes how, in 1991, four teenage girls were brutally raped, murdered, and set on fire in a small yogurt shop, a shocking crime that rocked the town of Austin, Texas and resulted in false confessions and an unexpected twist.
9780137788200, titled "Rethinking Mathematical Concepts" | Reprint edition (Prentice Hall, March 1, 1986), cover price $20.50 | also contains Rethinking Mathematical Concepts

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Product Description: Juan Martinez, the fiery prosecutor who convicted notorious murderess Jodi Arias for the disturbing killing of Travis Alexander, speaks for the first time about the shocking investigation and sensational trial that captivated the nation...read more

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9780062444295 | William Morrow & Co, December 27, 2016, cover price $9.99 | also contains Conviction: The Untold Story of Putting Jodi Arias Behind Bars | About this edition: Juan Martinez, the fiery prosecutor who convicted notorious murderess Jodi Arias for the disturbing killing of Travis Alexander, speaks for the first time about the shocking investigation and sensational trial that captivated the nation.

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Product Description: Was What’s My Line TV Star, media icon, and crack investigative reporter and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen murdered for writing a tell-all book about the JFK assassination? If so, is the main suspect in her death still at large?    These questions and more are answered in former CNN, ESPN, and USA Today legal analyst Mark Shaw’s 25th book, The Reporter Who Knew Too Much...read more

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9781682610978 | Post Hill Pr, December 6, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Was What’s My Line TV Star, media icon, and crack investigative reporter and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen murdered for writing a tell-all book about the JFK assassination?

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Product Description: 2017 Arthur Ellis Award, Best Nonfiction Book ― Winner A sinister plot by a young woman left her mother dead and her father riddled with bullets. From the outside looking in, Jennifer Pan seemed like a model daughter living a perfect life...read more

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9781459735248 | Dundurn Pr Ltd, December 6, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: 2017 Arthur Ellis Award, Best Nonfiction Book ― Winner A sinister plot by a young woman left her mother dead and her father riddled with bullets.

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Product Description: In the Tudor age the murder rate was five times higher than it is today. Now, in this unique true crime guide, the Tudor Murder Files reveals just how bloody and brutal this fascinating era really was. From the dark days of Henry VIII to the turbulent times of Shakespeare, James Moore’s new book is the first to chart the period’s most gripping murder cases in all their grizzly detail...read more

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9781473857032 | Pen & Sword, November 30, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In the Tudor age the murder rate was five times higher than it is today.

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Product Description: “Full of astonishment . . . a kind of dark wonder.”—Pete Hamill  VINCENT “CHIN” GIGANTE He started out as a professional boxer—until he found his true calling as a ruthless contract killer. Hand-picked by Vito Genovese to run the Genovese Family when Vito was sent to prison, Chin raked in more than $100 million for the Genovese family and routinely ordered the murders of mobsters who violated the Mafia code—including John Gotti...read more

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9781617739217 | Kensington Pub Corp, May 31, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: “Full of astonishment .

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9780786037049 | Pinnacle Books, November 29, 2016, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: “Full of astonishment .

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Product Description: An award-winning writer traces the life of the father of iconic Civil Rights martyr Emmett Till—a man who was executed by the Army ten years before Emmett’s murder. An evocative and personal exploration of individual and collective memory in America by one of the most formidable Black intellectuals of our time...read more

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9781501147289 | Scribner, November 15, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: An award-winning writer traces the life of the father of iconic Civil Rights martyr Emmett Till—a man who was executed by the Army ten years before Emmett’s murder.

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Product Description: The intimate story of a teenager’s murder of his family, from an award-winning Mexican journalist Sixteen-year-old Vicente and two of his high school friends murdered his mother, his father, and his little sister in cold blood. Through a Capote-like reconstruction of this seemingly inexplicable triple murder, Sandra Rodríguez Nieto paints a haunting and unforgettable portrait of the most violent city on Earth, with an in-depth investigation into the thought process of the three boys, the city of Juárez and the drug cartels that wage war in its streets...read more

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9781784781040, titled "The Story of Vicente, Who Murdered His Mother, His Father, and His Sister: Life and Death in Juárez" | Verso Books, November 10, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The intimate story of a teenager’s murder of his family, from an award-winning Mexican journalist Sixteen-year-old Vicente and two of his high school friends murdered his mother, his father, and his little sister in cold blood.

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9781784781057, titled "The Story of Vicente, Who Murdered His Mother, His Father, and His Sister: Life and Death in Juárez" | Reprint edition (Verso Books, February 7, 2017), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The intimate story of a teenager’s murder of his family, from an award-winning Mexican journalist Sixteen-year-old Vicente and two of his high school friends murdered his mother, his father, and his little sister in cold blood.

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Product Description: Lies, murder, and a legendary courtroom battle threaten to tear apart the Territory of Hawaii. In September of 1931, Thalia Massie, a young naval lieutenant’s wife, claims to have been raped by five Hawaiian men in Honolulu. Following a hung jury in the rape trial, Thalia’s mother, socialite Grace Fortescue, and husband, along with two sailors, kidnap one of the accused in an attempt to coerce a confession...read more

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9781510712140 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, November 1, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Lies, murder, and a legendary courtroom battle threaten to tear apart the Territory of Hawaii.

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Product Description: A female thief, with four husbands, a lover and, reportedly, over twelve children, is arrested and tried for the murder of her stepson in 1872, turning the small village of West Auckland in County Durham upside down. Other bodies are exhumed and when they are found to contain arsenic, she is suspected of their murder as well...read more

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9781473876200 | Pen & Sword, October 31, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A female thief, with four husbands, a lover and, reportedly, over twelve children, is arrested and tried for the murder of her stepson in 1872, turning the small village of West Auckland in County Durham upside down.

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Product Description: A devil once lived in God’s own county. A grotesque figure with many names and many faces, he could slip into the home of an unsuspecting family with the silent stealth of a cool night time breeze, and leave without a trace.Spending his nocturnal hours limping through the dirty streets with villainy on his mind, and impishly disappearing into the industrial smoke that hung over Victorian Sheffield like a perpetual storm cloud, this was a devil who was to write his own place in the folklore of his home town...read more

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9781473862982 | Pen & Sword, October 31, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A devil once lived in God’s own county.

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Product Description: In this gripping memoir, perfect for true crime fans, former San Francisco 49er Kermit Alexander recounts his thirty-year-journey to redemption after the brutal and senseless murder of his family in South Central Los Angeles. “A deeply moving story of one man’s pain and hard-won peace” (Booklist, starred review)...read more

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9781476765761 | Atria Books, September 22, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: “A must-read for anyone concerned with how drugs and gangs ravaged Los Angeles.

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9781476765778 | Reprint edition (Atria Books, October 25, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In this gripping memoir, perfect for true crime fans, former San Francisco 49er Kermit Alexander recounts his thirty-year-journey to redemption after the brutal and senseless murder of his family in South Central Los Angeles.

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Product Description: “A compelling read.” —Suzy Spencer, New York Times bestselling author of Wasted“We gotta kill ‘em. They know what we look like.”  On a hot summer night in Houston, two teenage girls—bright, beautiful, success-bound friends—took a shortcut home from a friend’s apartment to make their curfew...read more

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9780786039906 | Pinnacle Books, October 25, 2016, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: “A compelling read.
9780786018512 | Pinnacle Books, June 1, 2008, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Two Innocent TeensThe crime was unspeakable.

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Product Description: In 1901, Buffalo, New York, the eighth biggest city in America, wanted to launch the new century with the Pan American Exposition. It would showcase the Western hemisphere and bring millions of people to western New York. With Niagara Falls as a drawing card and with stunning colors and electric lights, promoters believed it would be bigger, better, and?literally?more brilliant than Chicago's White City of 1893...read more
By Callie Beaulieu (narrator)

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9781681682488 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, October 18, 2016), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: In 1901, Buffalo, New York, the eighth biggest city in America, wanted to launch the new century with the Pan American Exposition.

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Product Description: The Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, meant to herald the twentieth century, went tragically, spectacularly awry.In 1901, Buffalo was the eighth-largest city in the United States, and its leaders had big dreams. They would host a world’s fair, showcasing the Americas, and bring millions of people to western New York...read more

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9780393247503 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 18, 2016, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, meant to herald the twentieth century, went tragically, spectacularly awry.

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