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Goat Castle

by Clarissa Goldsmith

This riveting true-crime exploration highlights the relationship between race and the law in the post-Civil War South. Karen L. Cox’s Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South translates historical facts into an... Read More

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In Vino Duplicitas

by Joseph S. Pete

Wine aficionados and teetotalers alike would savor the well-reported true crime tale where FBI stands for Fake Bottle Investigators. Peter Hellman’s "In Vino Duplicitas" is a heady, intoxicating book that shines a light on the esoteric... Read More

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by Gary Henry

"Undeterred" is a vivid and important memoir about real evil hiding in plain sight. A frightening narrative of conspiracy, racism, and hatred in midwestern America, Tracey Brame’s "Undeterred" is a disturbing work of nonfiction drawn... Read More

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Music You Will Never Hear

by Lynn Evarts

Violent crimes have wide implications, as this work of true crime shows. Angelo J. Kaltsos’s "Music You Will Never Hear" relates the story of the author’s uncle who, in 1946, shot and killed a Boston police officer and was... Read More

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An UnFair Advantage

by Kristine Morris

Tischendorf’s meticulously detailed account reveals the criminal justice system at its best during a time when much is being made of its failings. “There is no word in the English language to describe a mother who has lost her... Read More

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by Randy Radic

Brandt’s remarkable storytelling ability turns this true crime tale into the exciting, personal story of a charming con artist. True crime is a difficult genre to write effectively. Vast amounts of research are required, along with a... Read More

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