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Crime Scene—Are You an
Armchair Detective?


We remain endlessly fascinated by criminal behavior. What makes a murderer? And how do we uncover one who is determined not to be caught? Here we have just a sampling from our broad range of true crime and crime fiction offerings: shocking murders and compelling cold cases, pioneering forensic investigations and sensational murder trials, great fictional detectives and their sometimes equally great adversaries.
 
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The Crime Archives

Damon Wilson.

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Crime writer Damon Wilson here assembles a rogues' gallery of some of the most notorious criminal cases of the past two decades, offering 28 revealing portraits of serial and spree killers, kidnappers, hitmen, and murderers, as well as how they were apprehended and convicted. Illustrated with more ... (Read More)

       
        

True Crime

 
 
 The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime
 

The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime

Adrian Raine.
 
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Why do some kids grow up to become cold-blooded killers? Is bad biology partly to blame? For more ...(Read More)

 
 Murder at the Supreme Court: Lethal Crimes and Landmark Cases
 

Murder at the Supreme Court: Lethal Crimes and Landmark Cases

Martin Clancy & Tim O'Brien.
 
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In 1969, U.S. Supreme Court justices cast votes in secret that could have signaled the end of the ...(Read More)

 
 The World's Most Infamous Murders
 

The World's Most Infamous Murders

Roger Boar & Nigel Blundell.
 
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Although we regard murder itself as the ultimate crime, most murders are unpremeditated acts ...(Read More)

 
 The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps
 

The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps

Michael Blanding.
 
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(Winner of the 2015 New England Society Book Award for History and Biography) Affable and ...(Read More)

 
 Undisclosed Files of the Police: Cases from the Archives of the NYPD from 1831 to the Present
 

Undisclosed Files of the Police: Cases from the Archives of the NYPD from 1831 to the Present

Bernard J. Whalen, Philip Messing & Robert Mladinich.
 
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Compulsively fascinating, this oversized album revisits the most notorious crimes in New York ...(Read More)

 
 
 The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge
 

The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge

T.J. English.
 
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(Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime) Following up The Westies, Born ...(Read More)

 
 Killer History: A Gruesome and Grisly Trip Through the Past
 

Killer History: A Gruesome and Grisly Trip Through the Past

Clive Gifford.
 
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Traveling to every corner of the globe and far into the past, this gleefully gruesome book takes ...(Read More)

 
 Why We Love Serial Killers: The Curious Appeal of the World's Most Savage Murderers
 

Why We Love Serial Killers: The Curious Appeal of the World's Most Savage Murderers

Scott Bonn. Diane Dimond, foreword.
 
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Given the amount of media coverage they receive, serial killers sometimes seem like the rock stars ...(Read More)

 
 Murder at the Supreme Court: Lethal Crimes and Landmark Cases
 

Murder at the Supreme Court: Lethal Crimes and Landmark Cases

Martin Clancy & Tim O'Brien.
 
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In 1969, U.S. Supreme Court justices cast votes in secret that could have signaled the end of the ...(Read More)

 
 The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison & Pursuit
 

The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison & Pursuit

Carol Baxter.
 
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A sincere Quaker if a sinning one, John Tawell had been convicted of forgery and transported to ...(Read More)

 
 

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Crime Fiction

 
 
 Pythagorean Crimes
 

Pythagorean Crimes

Tefcros Michaelides.
 
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After Stefanos Kantartzis is found murdered in 1929 Athens, the police identify Michael Igerinos, ...(Read More)

 
 The Dead of Summer
 

The Dead of Summer

Mari Jungstedt. Tiina Nunnally, trans.
 
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A young father of two, vacationing in Gotland, is shot to death during his morning jog along a ...(Read More)

 
 Strange Bird
 

Strange Bird

Anna Jansson. Paul Norlén, trans.
 
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(Nominated for the 2007 Glass Key Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel) The arrival of an ...(Read More)

 
 Judges
 

Judges

Andrea Camilleri, Carlo Lucarelli & Giancarlo De Cataldo. Joseph Farrell, Alan Thawley & Eileen Horne, trans.
 
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Written in varying styles and traditions, the three novellas in this omnibus all feature idealistic ...(Read More)

 
 Killer's Art
 

Killer's Art

Mari Jungstedt. Tiina Nunnally, trans.
 
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It is a cold wintry morning in the picturesque port town of Visby when art dealer Egon Wallin's ...(Read More)

 
 
 Entry Island
 

Entry Island

Peter May.
 
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(Named the ITV3 Crime Thriller Best Read of 2014, and the winner of both the 2014 Deanston ...(Read More)

 
 Van der Valk Mysteries, Set 2
 

Van der Valk Mysteries, Set 2

Barry Foster, Michael Latimer, Susan Travers & others.
 
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Simon "Piet" Van der Valk (Barry Foster) has seen it all: as an unorthodox Amsterdam ...(Read More)

 
 Criminal Activities
 

Criminal Activities

John Travolta, Michael Pitt, Dan Stevens, Christopher Abbott & others. Jackie Earle Haley, director.
 
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Reconnecting with his friends Noah (Dan Stevens), Warren (Christopher Abbott), and Bryce (Rob ...(Read More)

 
 Brighton Rock
 

Brighton Rock

Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough, Andy Serkis, John Hurt, Helen Mirren & others. Rowan Joffe, director.
 
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This 2010 adaptation of the 1938 Graham Greene novel, first filmed in 1947 with Richard ...(Read More)

 
 The Scenesters
 

The Scenesters

Blaise Miller, Suzanne May, Jeff Grace, Todd Berger & others. Todd Berger, director.
 
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(Winner of Best Comedy at the Hollywood Film Awards; Winner of Most Interesting Film Award at ...(Read More)

 
 

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