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Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America
by Les. Standiford Details
"Bringing Adam Home" relates the full, twenty-seven-year story behind the abduction and murder of Adam Walsh, the six-year-old son of "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh, as well as the decades-long search for the boy's elusive killer.
Hello Charlie : Letters from a Serial Killer
by Charlie Hess Details
In this chilling account, retired FBI agent Hess details his years of correspondence with serial killer Robert Browne as he tried to coax out details of Browne's alleged 49 murders. Sentenced to life without parole in 1995 for the first-degree murder of 13-year-old Heather Church in Colorado, Browne began taunting investigators in 2000 with vague hints of other victims. Hess - a former FBI and CIA agent with years of experience as a polygraph analyst - had volunteered to investigate cold cases in Colorado Springs; assisted by homicide detective Lou Smit and former newspaper publisher Scott Fischer, Hess began writing to Browne in the hopes of uncovering clues to as many as 48 unsolved murders. The men traded letters for years, each one bringing Hess and his team one step closer to proving the murderer's grisly claim.
In cold blood
by  Truman Capote Details
The classic suspenseful account of the senseless murder of a Kansas farm family and the search for the killers.
Justice for Bonnie: An Alaskan Teenager's Murder and Her Mother's Tireless Crusade for the Truth
by Karen Foster Details
When Karen Foster was told that something had happened to her eighteen-year-old daughter, Bonnie Craig, she knew what it meant. The Alaska State Troopers investigating the scene ruled it a hiking accident, but for Karen, the pieces didn't add up. Bonnie would never have ditched class to go hiking. And she didn't drive--so how would she have reached McHugh Creek, miles out of town, in the first place? Armed with little more than her own conviction, Karen set out to find the truth behind her daughter's death.
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
by  John Berendt Details
In charming, beautiful, and wealthy old-South Savannah, Georgia, the local bad boy is shot dead inside of the opulent mansion of an antiques dealer, and a gripping trial follows.
Missing or murdered in Missouri : unsolved and solved cases
by  Barbara Kemm-Highton Details
At the request of families and friends, this anthology is a tribute to the cold cases in and around the author's home town of Springfield.
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
by Erik Larson Details
Larson tells the stories of two men: Daniel H. Burnham, the architect responsible for the fair's construction, and H.H. Holmes, a serial killer masquerading as a charming doctor.
The Girl in the Grave: and Other True Crime Stories
by Carlton Stowers Details
Engrossed by the short lives of innocent victims, Stowers uses The Girl in the Grave . . . and Other True Crime Stories to tell the tales of devastated parents dealing with evil forces and unanswered questions that invaded their once normal lives, and the effect on the law enforcement officers duty-bound to involve themselves in such evil and troubling situations, investigating and seeking resolve and justice. --Amazon
The stranger beside me
by  Ann Rule Details
The chilling tale of how the author came to learn that Ted Bundy, her close friend and colleague at a Seattle crisis hotline, was in fact a savage serial killer.
Updated 07/29/2015
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