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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)

 
 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 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)

 
 Heroes, Rascals, & Rogues: A Compendium of Notable Historical Characters, Who Have Made Their Names ... By Foul Means or Fair
 

Heroes, Rascals, & Rogues: A Compendium of Notable Historical Characters, Who Have Made Their Names ... By Foul Means or Fair

Rupert Matthews & John Birdsall.
 
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Heavily illustrated and compulsively readable, this book of popular biography packs in hundreds of ...(Read More)

 
 A Child of Christian Blood: Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel
 

A Child of Christian Blood: Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel

Edmund Levin.
 
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On March 20, 1911, in a cave near Kiev, the body of 13-year-old Andrei Yushchinsky was found with ...(Read More)

 
 
 Delivered from Evil: True Stories of Ordinary People Who Faced Monstrous Mass Killers and Survived
 

Delivered from Evil: True Stories of Ordinary People Who Faced Monstrous Mass Killers and Survived

Ron Franscell.
 
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From a 12-year-old boy and his mother who endured the 1984 San Ysidro McDonalds massacre to a man ...(Read More)

 
 Criminal Ancestors: A Guide to Historical Criminal Records in England and Wales
 

Criminal Ancestors: A Guide to Historical Criminal Records in England and Wales

David T. Hawkings.
 
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The author of Pauper Ancestors and Railway Ancestors here offers practical, in-depth ...(Read More)

 
 Dynamite, Treason & Plot: Terrorism in Victorian & Edwardian London
 

Dynamite, Treason & Plot: Terrorism in Victorian & Edwardian London

Simon Webb.
 
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Although Britons may think of terrorism as a relatively recent phenomenon, it has been a feature of ...(Read More)

 
 Genuine and Fake: Coins, Banknotes, and Electronic Money
 

Genuine and Fake: Coins, Banknotes, and Electronic Money

Bruno Buratti, Gerardo Severino, & Fiorenzo Catalli.
 
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A practical spotter's guide to counterfeits in Italian coins, banknotes, and electronic money, this ...(Read More)

 
 The Inheritor's Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science
 

The Inheritor's Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science

Sandra Hempel.
 
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In the first half of the 19th century, an epidemic of arsenic poisoning swept through Europe. ...(Read More)

 
 

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Crime Fiction

 
 
 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)

 
 Who Thinks Evil: A Professor Moriarty Novel
 

Who Thinks Evil: A Professor Moriarty Novel

Michael Kurland.
 
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In 1892 London a well-guarded young nobleman goes missing under distressing circumstances, in this ...(Read More)

 
 
 The Breath of Night
 

The Breath of Night

Michael Arditti.
 
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When Philip Seward goes to the Philippines to investigate whether Julian Tremayne—a missionary who ...(Read More)

 
 The Big Crowd
 

The Big Crowd

Kevin Baker.
 
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Based on one of the great unsolved murders in mob history, and the rise and fall of a real-life ...(Read More)

 
 The Domino Men
 

The Domino Men

Jonathan Barnes.
 
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More than a century ago, Queen Victoria signed a Faustian bargain, giving London to an inhuman ...(Read More)

 
 A Summer of Dead Toys: A Thriller
 

A Summer of Dead Toys: A Thriller

Antonio Hill.
 
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Set during a sultry Barcelona summer, this riveting crime thriller introduces Inspector Hector ...(Read More)

 
 The Great Game: A Professor Moriarty Novel
 

The Great Game: A Professor Moriarty Novel

Michael Kurland.
 
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London 1891: Professor Moriarty—prominent scientist, keen analytical mind, and a dabbler in ...(Read More)

 
 

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