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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)

 
 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)

 
 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)

 
 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)

 
 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)

 
 
 The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of MI6: Life and Death in the British Secret Service
 

The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of MI6: Life and Death in the British Secret Service

Gordon Corera.
 
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From its inception in 1909 to the present day, Britain's intelligence agency MI6 has been cloaked ...(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)

 
 

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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)

 
 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)

 
 Third Rail: An Eddy Harkness Novel
 

Third Rail: An Eddy Harkness Novel

Rory Flynn.
 
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At crime scenes, Eddy Harkness is a human Ouija board, a brilliant young detective with a knack for ...(Read More)

 
 The Devil in the Marshalsea
 

The Devil in the Marshalsea

Antonia Hodgson.
 
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(Winner of the 2014 CWA Historical Dagger) This first novel in a new historical crime series ...(Read More)

 
 

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