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In 2007, U.S. Army Specialist Jorge G. Sandoval Jr. was charged with murder by the very government he had sworn to serve.
While deployed to the most dangerous area in Iraq known as the “Triangle of Death,” Sandoval, an airborne infantryman and elite sniper, was instructed to “take the shot” and kill an enemy insurgent wearing civilian clothes. Two weeks later, Army Criminal Investigation Comman… More
At last a book about the so-called “Mad Monk” of Imperial Russia that lays to rest the myths and reveals the truth about one of the most controversial characters in human history while exploring the impact his murder had on a dynasty, a people, and a country.
Written in three parts, KILLING RASPUTIN begins with a biography that describes how a simple unkempt “holy man” from the wilds of Siberi… More
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When her missing boyfriend is found murdered, his body encased in cement inside a watering trough and dumped in a cattle field, a local sheriff’s deputy is arrested and charged with his murder. But as New York Times bestselling author and investigative journalist M. William Phelps digs in, the truth leads to questions about her guilt.
In his first full-length, original true-crime book for Wild… More
What do you say to prevent someone from committing ‘suicide-by-cop’? Or has a gun pointed at a hostage? Or an armed man who has barricaded himself in a hotel room? Or a despondent woman who is threatening to kill herself?
Veteran police negotiator Lieutenant Dennis Flynn spent nearly two decades responding to more than a thousand of these and other high-intensity incidents with the Crisis Negot… More
In 1995, NFL great and movie star, O.J. Simpson beat a murder rap for the death of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman. But in 2007 his luck with avoiding Lady Justice ran out in Las Vegas.
ROOM 1203 is the true story of the convoluted and bizarre events surrounding a violent armed robbery of a sports memorabilia collector in a Vegas hotel. On that night, Simpson put an … More
For four years a killer, or killers, stalked Virginia’s Tidewater region, carefully selecting victims, sending waves of terror into the local community
The Colonial Parkway Murders – the name given eight murders that took place in the Tidewater region in the late 1980’s, two of which were on the historic Colonial Parkway, the nation’s narrowest National Park. Young people in the prime of their lives were the targets. But the pattern that stitched this special kind of evil together was more like a spider web of theory, intrigue, and mathematics. T… More
Brooklyns Most Wanted: Ranking The Top 100 Most Notorious Criminals, Crooks And Creeps From The County Of The Kings
BROOKLYN’S MOST WANTED parades an impressive perp walk of 100 of the Borough’s most notorious, ranking them meticulously from bad to worst. From crime bosses to career criminals to corrupt politicians, pedophile priests to Ponzi scammers, this is not your usual crime chronicle. You want labor racketeering, Ponzi scheming, hijacking, murder, loan sharking, arson, illegal gambling, money laundering?… More
A sunset cruise through a place where ordinary inhumanities are entertainment-with GPS coordinates, photos and more!
Los Angeles is where America’s dreams and nightmares got all tangled up. In this otherworldly place of seemingly everlasting life, death could have an otherworldly quality, too. In a city where anything was possible, even the ghastly could happen. Where else does a list of a city… More
As a law enforcement officer for over fifteen years, Detective Kenneth L. Mains has investigated thousands of cases. Although he has been called “a modern day success story”, it wasn’t without failure. This book will take you on a journey from a struggling kid who barely graduated High School to a teenager who joined the Marine Corps and finally to a man who put himself through college in order to… More
Deception and murder in Blues City…
“That woman is evil. She is evil!”
Ejaz Ahmad was handsome, charismatic, and a self-made businessman. He arrived in the United States from Pakistan determined to fulfill his mother’s dying wish: to come to America, complete his education, and make his mark in the world. Settling in Memphis, Tennessee, Ejaz became owner of several businesses, father to a handsome boy, and a devout Muslim. The on… More
The True Story Behind The Hit Film ‘Casino’ From An ‘Enforcer’ Who Lived It
Tony Spilotro was the Mob’s man in Las Vegas. A feared enforcer, the bosses knew Tony would do whatever it took to protect their interests. The “Little Guy” built a criminal empire that was the envy of mobsters across the country, and his childhood pal, Frank Cullotta helped him do it. But Tony’s quest for power and lac… More
The line between history and mythology is razor thin-and the American Southwest often erases the line altogether. We might never disentangle crime-fact from fiction, but this book will transport you to Billy the Kid’s real-life stomping grounds, legendary Tombstone, the childhood home of one of the worst al Qaeda terrorists, and the scenes of dozens of crimes throughout Arizona and New Mexico’s hi… More
In April 1997, pretty, 22-year-old Jacine Gielinski stopped her car at a red light in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She had no idea that the two young men looking at her from the car next to hers would in that moment decide she would be their target for unspeakable horrors.
George Woldt and Lucas Salmon were an unlikely pair of best friends, much less killers. Woldt was a fast-talking, well-dress… More
RAW DEAL is the story of Gil Valle, who is known throughout the world as “The Cannibal Cop.” It is equal parts of the horrifying tale of a man who was railroaded by the government and imprisoned for thought crimes, and a look into a dark, sexual world that most reader never knew existed. Valle spent close to 2 years in prison before being exonerated. … More
Within the pages of THE BUNDY SECRETS:Hidden Files Of America’s Worst Serial Killer is a unique, never-before-published look at the investigations undertaken to stop the depredations of America’s most infamous serial killer, Ted Bundy. Presented here in an easy-to-follow chronology are the raw, unedited and most fascinating official case files as they appeared to the detectives from the Pacific No… More
NYPD officers Mike Dowd and Kenny Eurell knew there were two ways to get rich quick in Brooklyn’s Lower East Side. You either became drug dealers, or you robbed drug dealers. They decided to do both. Adapted from Ken Eurell’s shocking personal memoir, plus hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with the major players, including former international drug lord, Adam Diaz, and Dori Eurell, reveali… More
On a hot night in July 1995, Janet Downing, a 42-year-old mother of four, was brutally stabbed 98 times in her home in Somerville, a city two miles northwest of Boston. Within hours, a suspect was identified: 15-year-old Eddie O’Brien, the best friend of one of Janet’s sons.
But why Eddie? He had no prior history of criminal behavior. He was not mentally ill. He had neither motive nor opportuni… More
In this riveting collection of true crime stories from the files of award-winning journalist, New York Times bestselling author of 32 books, M. William Phelps, someone tries to pin a gruesome murder on a horse, infamous serial killer Son of Sam shows us his true evil nature in a series of lost letters this psychopath never wanted you to see, and Sesame Street’s Big Bird comes home to find a dead w… More
ROUGH TRADE by New York Times bestselling author Steve Jackson is more than the recounting of a murder, an investigation, and the prosecution of a suspect. It’s also the story of two people from the seething criminal underworld of Denver, Colorado and how their paths crossed on the streets and in the courtroom. There was Riggan, who was raised in his own private hell that included rape, incest and… More
A WildBlue Press original true crime story from the daughter of the victim, which exposes the inside story of what it was like growing up with a father who preyed on homosexual men by posing as their A.A. sponsor. In her quest to assist the detectives in finding the killer, the daughter and author reveals her father’s captivating split-personality…. More
The Updated eBook-only Version of Edgar Award Winning Author’s Shocking Story of Murder and Brutality
On March 15th, 1987 police in Anchorage, Alaska arrived at a horrific scene of carnage. In a modest downtown apartment, they found Nancy Newman’s brutally beaten corpse sprawled across her bed. In another room were the bodies of her eight-year-old daughter, Melissa, and her three-year-old, Angie, whose throat was slit from ear to ear. Both Nancy and Melissa had been sexually assaulted. 23-year-old… More
On a chilly Nebraska evening, tenants in a downtown three-story apartment building hunkered down for a night of restful sleep. Then came the gruesome discovery. The police found Helen Wilson, a widow in her late sixties, bound, raped and slain inside apartment unit 4. Six went to prison for it, and 20 years later, the truth finally emerged…… More
In the Fall of 2000, in Anchorage, Alaska, the murders of six women captured headlines and stoked fears a serial killer was on the loose. In ICE AND BONE, journalist Monte Francis tells the chilling, true account of how a notorious murderer initially evaded police and avoided conviction only to slip back into the shadows and kill again.
In July 1974, Anita Andrews, the owner and bartender at Fagianis Bar in Napa, California was found one morning in her bar raped, beaten, strangled and murdered. She’d befriended a stranger that night, but no one knew if he did it, and he’d disappeared. A month later, young Michele Wallace, was driving down a read in the mountains near Crested Butte, Colorado, when she gave two stranded motor… More
“Despite the multitude of books about Bundy, The Bundy Murders offers fresh material and ideas about Bundy’s predatory movements. Well researched and highly recommended, for Bundy scholars and true crime fans alike.” – Katherine Ramsland, Bestselling author of Psychopath and The Mind of a Murderer
Within the pages of The Trail of Ted Bundy: Digging Up the Untold Stories, you’ll hear the voices – many for the first time – of some of Ted Bundy’s friends, as they bring to light the secrets of what is was like to know him while he was actively involved in murder. The stories of his victims are here as well, as told by their friends, including the information and anecdotes that didn’t make… More
Burl Barer and Frank Girardot Jr. discuss the book on Investigation Discovery’s EPIC MYSTERIES
“A true crime murder mystery that will leave you gasping for breath.” – Steve Jackson, New York Times bestselling author of BOGEYMAN and NO STONE UNTURNED
Frank Rodriguez, a much-loved counselor of troubled teens, lies dead on the bedroom floor. His wife and step-daughter are in shock, and so is the medical examiner when he performs the autopsy. Aside from being dead, Frank is in perfect health.
Demanding to know the cause of her husband’s death, Angie Rodriguez badgers the police, insisting that Frank was murdered. The cops… More
“Mike Streed is a cop – and one of California’s most vital artists…a standout in his field!” – Orange Coast Magazine, Orange County, CA
The SketchCop has fought crime from Los Angeles to Baltimore, Salt Lake City to Baton Rouge. He has papered walls of police squad rooms with sketches of their city’s most dangerous criminals. You are taken on a thrilling joyride across a landscape littered with crime scenes and violent criminals, including anecdotes from historical cases.
“The case of Jessica O’Grady’s disappearance remains controversial. … A compelling account of a strange case.” – Peter Vronsky, bestselling author of Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters
When they met, Jessica O’Grady was a tall, starry-eyed Omaha, Nebraska co-ed in search of Mr. Right, Christopher Edwards was a deceitful and darkened soul. In May of 2006, Jessica’s mystifying disappearance and a blood-soaked mattress turned into Nebraska’s biggest news story. Enter Douglas County Sheriff’s CSI stalwart Dave Kofoed, driven to solve high-profile murders and in this case would lead … More
“A well-written book of grime that every true crime reader must have on their shelves or reading device. Compelling and captivating.” – RJ Parker, bestselling author of Serial Killers Abridged Encyclopedia, Serial Killer
A real excursion into the weird and the bizarre: from a medieval-esque murder in a small town museum to the jilted boyfriend who decided that his former girlfriend needed to die on her twenty-first birthday. And then there’s the demented son who returns home to live with his mother and stepfather, and one night in their beautiful mansion sitting atop a high bluff overlooking the Ohio River, … More
“Jackson’s sharp eye misses nothing in the painstakingly rendered details. A must-have for true crime fans; it should also be of great interest to anyone fascinated with the practical applications of science.” – Publisher’s Weekly, Starred Review
A body stuffed in a car trunk swallowed by the swirling, muddy waters of the Missouri River. A hiker brutally murdered, then thrown off a cliff in a remote mountain range. A devious killer who hid his wife’s body under a thick cement patio. For investigators, the story is often the same: they know a murder took place, they may even know who did it. But without key evidence, pursuing a conviction i… More
“If you like mayhem, madness, and suspense, Repeat Offender is the book to read. It’s a provocative journey into a world one rarely uncovers, with shocking twists and turns that will keep you riveted!” – Aphrodite Jones, New York Times bestselling author of Cruel Sacrifice and host of True Crime with Aphrodite Jones on the Investigation Discovery Network
Millions in stolen property, revolting sex crimes and murder-for-hire were all in the mix for a Las Vegas police detective as he toiled to take Sin City’s most prolific criminal off the streets for good. In REPEAT OFFENDER Las Vegas Police Detective Bradley Nickell brings you the inside scoop on the investigation of the most prolific repeat offender Las Vegas has ever known. Daimon Monroe looked l… More
“Impeccably researched and well-written … a gripping narrative. Highly recommended.” – Robert Sberna, author of HOUSE OF HORRORS, the shocking true story of Anthony Sowell
Dixie Shanahan had a terribly troubled and abusive marriage in the sleepy little town of Defiance, Iowa. Then one summer day in 2002, Dixie’s mean and wicked husband was gone. Some of the local residents presumed that Scott packed his bags and left town. But others were skeptical. After all, Scott’s brown Ford pick-up truck was still parked in his driveway. The disappearance mystified Defiance for… More
From The Bestselling Author Of THE BUNDY MURDERS Comes The Story Of ‘The Vampire of Sacramento’
“The Richard Chase Murders by veteran true crime writer and historian, Kevin Sullivan, is fraught with emotion and detail. I always admire an author who dedicates their project to the victims, and tells about who they were and not just the crime against them. This is a well-written book that was researched in person and facts gleaned from key players during and after the Chase murders. A must have book for all true crime enthusiasts or book collectors.” – R.J. Parker, award-winning true crime author and publisher at RJ Parker Publishing Inc.
VAMPIRE is the tale of a diabolical, homicidal madman running amok, mutilating and murdering the unsuspecting residents in the quiet neighborhoods of Sacramento, CA. His diabolical and unrelenting desires, not just to kill his victims but to drink their blood, unleashed a terror within the city unlike anything the residents had ever known…. More
“Crisp as a freshly printed C-note. Exceptionally clever and vastly entertaining!” – Lee Goldberg, author, screenwriter and television producer
A mind boggling blend of fraud, deception, trickery, lies and fine-prime-rib, MAN OVERBOARD was nominated BEST TRUE CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR by the World Mystery Convention, and universally praised as the most laugh-filled book in the genre’s history.
1982: Oregon businessman Phil Champagne died in a tragic boating accident off Lopez Island, Washington. He was survived by one ex-wife, f… More
“Jackson writes deeply. …It’s all in BOGEYMAN, a fascinating, well-paced read about the lows and highs of cold case investigations.” – Katherine Ramsland, in Psychology Today
The inspirational true crime story describing in dramatic detail the efforts of tenacious Texas lawmen to solve the cold case murders of three little girls and hold their killer accountable for his horrific crimes. An incredible police procedural from award-winning journalist and author Steve Jackson that begins in January 1985 and in a very real sense continues to this day as police detectives pu… More
A “fast-paced, twist-and-turn sleigh ride of story-telling, meticulously plotted and beautifully written.”
Hard-boiled detective and former muck-raking journalist Max Blake’s discovery of a long-dreaded postcard from Ireland, tucked into his mailbox one morning, is the catalyst that touches off a cross-continent search for his fiancee’s favorite uncle. The Rev. Sean ‘Jack’ O’Lennox, the archbis… More
Former British cop Jim Grant is back in Boston, now a fully-fledged member of the Boston PD based at Jamaica Plain. Working the nightshift for fellow detective Sam Kincaid should have been an easy job but after saving a kidnapped child from a blazing house and attending a drive-by shooting in Beacon Hill it proves to be anything but. The trouble is the wealthy target, Daniel Hunt, doesn’t want to … More
Once a cop always a cop. Ex vice squad cop Vince McNulty copes with life outside the force by visiting the Northern X massage parlours he used to police. Until a return to his old stomping ground prompts a change in fortunes. Several girls have gone missing. All young masseuses. All from parlours that McNulty has visited. When one of them turns up dead everything points to a regular customer being… More
How far should he go to find the truth?
After his sister’s death sends him into the loving arms of God, Paleontology Professor Travis Perego fights to reconcile the career he’s devoted his life to with his fragile new faith. His struggle between evolutionary theory and the Bible soon attracts the attention of the dean who makes at least one thing clear in Travis’s life. If he doesn’t figure thi… More
Desperate to save her family’s gold mine, Elery Hearst gives an order that results in the tragic death of one of her men. But before she can come to terms with the guilt consuming her, her brother disappears. To find him, she must find the legendary Lost Dutchman gold mine. And the one person who can help, Lucan Milner, has every reason to want her to fail; he’s the twin brother of the miner who d… More
A paranoid recluse lures private eye author Jeff Reynolds into a complex web of deception, where delusions are deadly, life after death can be hell, and all roads lead to the McFeely Tavern.
Several popular mystery writers, including G.M. Ford and Tony Fennelly, make cameo appearances in this clever and captivating private eye caper set in Walla Walla, Washington.
Edgar Award winner … More
A NEW YORK TIMES EBOOK BESTSELLER
“Of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock once said, ‘There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.’ Author Debbi Mack nails that statement in this tightly written tale about a flawed Maryland attorney, ‘Sam’ McRae, and her relentless search for a killer … Mack crafts a taut narrative with crackling dialogue.” – Aimee Zuccarini, The Maryland Women’s Journal
A simple domestic abuse case turns deadly when the alleged abuser is killed and Stephanie Ann “Sam” McRae’s client disappears. When a friend asks Sam to find Melanie Hayes, the Maryland attorney is drawn into a complex case of murder and identity theft that has her running from the Mob, breaking into a strip club and forming a shaky alliance with an offbeat private investigator to discover the tru… More
The Adventures of Newspaperman Jefferson Morgan Continue With Another Scintillating Mystery Set In Wyoming
“Ron Franscell’s THE OBITUARY is gorgeously written, complex and satisfying – a damn near perfect mystery.” – JOHN LESCROART, NYTimes bestselling author
When a world-renowned forensic anthropologist journeys to Winchester, Wyoming, to examine the long-dead remains of a woman who claimed to be Etta Place – the Old West’s most mysterious and legendary female outlaw – he’s not expecting to find a man’s headless corpse in her crypt. The grisly discovery plunges him and Jefferson Morgan – the editor of the weekly Winchester Bullet – into a shadowy and … More
“With a journalist’s eye for the telling details of life, Caitlin Rother is a keen architect of the most important part of storytelling: character. … The people in her prose grip you tightly with their truth.” – Michael Connelly, NYTimes best-selling crime novelist
Tired of working undercover narcotics, police detective Ken Goode wants a transfer to homicide. After the Camus-reading surfer finds the body of a beautiful woman in an alley, he is assigned to head a team of relief detectives with the hopes of proving he is homicide-worthy. As Goode explores the underbelly of the affluent coastal enclave of La Jolla, California, and its hipster neighbor, Pacific … More
A dying convict’s last request thrusts small-town newspaperman Jefferson Morgan into a deadly maelstrom as he explores a fifty-year-old case of child murder – a wound his town still isn’t ready to scrape open. Under the heaviest deadline of his life, and amid threats from unexpected foes, Morgan must struggle with his own conscience to tell a story no matter the consequences, dig deep into the tow… More
When a prominent land developer is brutally murdered on the U.S.-Mexico border, it’s not just another cartel killing to journalist Kyle Dawson. The dead man is his father.
Dawson, a veteran war correspondent, vows to uncover the truth. To do that, he must confront the ghosts of his past: including his cousin and confidant, DEA special agent Raoul Garcia; his former high school sweetheart, Anit… More
When a boat is found adrift off Fort Lauderdale, the investigation leads to more than “just” murder. The evidence points to an “accident” that downed a passenger jet in Bermuda. Captain Hart Lindy’s role in the NTSB investigation puts him on a flight path to danger trying to determine what really happened to Flight 63…. More
“A wild ride through the night sky“ – Capt. Sully Sullenberger, author of #1 New York Times bestseller “SULLY”
Whoever has electronically disconnected the flight controls of Pangia Flight 10 as it streaks toward the volatile Middle East may be trying to provoke a nuclear war. With time and fuel running out, the pilots are forced to put animosities aside and risk everything to wrest control from the electronic ghost holding them on a course to disaster…. More
A man takes a stranger into his house only to unleash a savage lesson from the past. A psychological crime novel about the past, the nature of justice, family secrets, the nature of forgiveness, revenge, identity, hunting and predation…. More
“The road novel from hell, a scarifying, terrifying tour of a nether world that Godwin convinces us is right beneath our feet, a surrealist inferno that makes Dante’s version look like a Rotary breakfast. By no means for the fainthearted, SAVAGE HIGHWAY has one lesson for any readers who plan a visit to the American Southwest: take the train.” – Castle Freeman Jr., Author of THE DEVIL IN THE VALLEY
Women are disappearing on the highway, a drifter hunts the men who raped her, and a journalist discovers law has broken down in the area.
On a remote highway in Arizona women are disappearing at truck stops. Marshall Simmons knows a lot about the goings on in the area, and has a young woman captive. But it seems a darker truth is at the heart of the abductions. Savage Highway is a novel ab… More
Life has never been easy for former Army Ranger John Brenner. The wounded Iraqi war vet and ex-cop must rely on his wits, his fists, and a wry sense of gallows humor to make it through each challenging day. For at his core, this transplanted West Virginian is a throwback to an antebellum time: he is a southern man of honor.
But his latest mission may be his last.
The task seems strai… More
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