A collection of our bestselling true crime books arranged specially for the Frankfurt Book Fair to include our Edgar and New York Times award-winning authors of many bestselling books that will fascinate, shock, and capture the attention of European readers fascinated with USA American true crime stories, which are at a peak of attention in channels such as Netflix and podcasts.
The story of a broken system that will one day allow a serial killer to walk the streets again.
Will A Serial Killer Soon Walk The Streets Again?
Don Miller was quiet and reserved. As a former youth pastor, he seemed a devout Christian. No one would have ever suspected that the recent graduate of the Michigan State University School of Crimi… More
Trapped by the Vicious Cycle Of Domestic Violence, She Ultimately Had Only One Choice …
The day we met in October of 1997, I was working at the District Court in Traverse City, Michigan as a Deputy Clerk. It was like most other days with arraignments, sentencings, civil case hearings and the like. People shuffling in and out, everyone t… More
A 2020 WBP Bestseller! Written by the Investigating Detective.
Terrifying things are happening to Kay Weden, a forty-something single mom and high school teacher in Salisbury, North Carolina. Despite having no known enemies, Kay’s home, car, and peace of mind are under attack throughout 1993. Most chilling of al… More
Rebuffed By Women, He Exacted A Deadly Revenge
Elliot Rodger considered himself to be intelligent, refined, handsome, fashionable and charming. He spent years trying to be cool so women would like him. He thought if he just wore expensive and fashionable clothing, had a better car, or if he were … More
A Shocking Account of the Brutal Murders
THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY MURDERS is the first and only historical account of the unsolved murders of college friends Susan Davis and Elizabeth Perry, who were stabbed to death in the woods alongside the Garden State Parkway near Ocean City, New Jerse… More
A Mothers Heart-Wrenching Story of Loss, and Forgiveness
Losing a young daughter to murder is the worst nightmare that a mother could possibly imagine, but what if the killer was her son? Charity Lee was thrust into this unimaginable situation when her 13-year-old son Paris murdered her beloved 4-year-old … More
International Story of Sexual Obsession, Police Corruption and Revenge
On a cold Southern night in 2013 under a full moon, 20-year-old Heather Elvis parked her car at a boat ramp along the Intracoastal Waterway and was never seen again.
The disappearance of the beautiful, vivacious hostess at a popular Myrtle Beach… More
Vegas Escorts, the FBI and the Mafia
Was a hacker diverting phone calls meant for Las Vegas escort services? The FBI wanted to know, and so did associates of a New York Mafia family.
In one of the most unusual undercover operations ever, the FBI had an agent acting as a manager in a… More
7 Women Killed and a Taunting Note Left on a Victim
In 1971 and 1972, a deadly predator stalked the streets of the nation’s capital. His targets, young girls who he kidnapped, raped, and left their remains along busy roadways in plain view. Some of his victims he held captive for days, others only a f… More
A Tumultuous Relationship Turns into a Nightmare
Monique, the daughter of San Diego Charger’s football great Earl Faison, married her high school sweetheart soon after she discovered she was pregnant with his child. Her relationship with Chris was shaky from the start, but turned tumultuous as he b… More
A Dramatic Personal Story From Pulitzer Prize Winning Katherine Ellison
Mothers & Murderers: A True Story of Love, Lies, Obsession … and Second Chances takes readers on a wild tragicomic ride from the criminal courtrooms of California’s Silicon Valley to the Himalayan mountains of Pakistan to the deserts of Ethiopia.
Haunting Murder Plans By A Bizarre Family – From NYTimes Bestselling Author Caitlin Rother
Tom and Jackie Hawks loved their life in retirement, sailing on their yacht, the Well Deserved. But when the birth of a new grandson called them back to Arizona, they put the boat up for sale. Skylar Deleon and his pregnant wife Jennifer showed up as… More
Indianapolis 500 Car Racing Murder Beset On a Beloved Family Member
Cynthia Albrecht, the executive chef of the Penske-Marlboro racing team and darling of the IndyCar circuit, went missing on October 25, 1992-the night before her divorce from Michael Albrecht became final. Drivers and racing crews from across the cou… More
Internet Stalking Descends into Shocking Madness
This true story will change the way you operate online
This is not a typical story of Internet stalking. It is an unusual case of friendship and deception so pitiless and unyielding that it opened a door to Hell into the author’s life.This is an unforgettable story for today’s digital world driven by soc… More
Peculiar Victim Abuse in Cases Five Years Apart Points To A Local Doctor
A Brutal Serial Killer Was Stalking Omaha. But Who Could Kill With Such Precision?
Detective Derek Mois wasn’t sure what he was dealing with when in March 2008 he walked into a home in an affluent Omaha neighborhood and was confronted with the bod… More
By John Ferak, the Journalist that Covered the Entire Netflix Sensation “Making A Murder” Case about Steven Avery
In 2016-17, while working for the USA TODAY NETWORK’s Wisconsin Investigative Team, author John Ferak wrote dozens of articles examining the murder case again Steven Avery, who had already beat one wrongful conviction only to be charged with the murd… More
A Mother’s Story of her Son that Murdered Someone with an Icepick and Published it on Youtube
In 2012, the Canadian Press ignited a firestorm of criticism by naming killer Luka Magnotta as its “Newsmaker Of The Year.” But while the recognition was questionable for its sensitivity, there’s no doubt that few people had captured the public’s att… More
Exclusive Interviews and the Story of a Serial Killer
The remains of seven people are found in a grisly burial ground behind a strip mall. Who is the monster that put them there? HIS GARDEN: Conversations With A Serial Killer tells the spine-chilling story of the man who exclusively shared with the auth… More
Winner of SEVEN Literary Awards!
A Holocaust MUST READ.
After surviving the horrors of the Holocaust – in ghettos, on death marches, and in concentration camps – a young couple seeks refuge in Canada. They settle into a new life, certain that the terrors of their past are behind them. They build themselve… More
True Story of a California Wildfire Tragedy as Told By The Daughter of the Pyromaniac
For years Lori Orr believed her Los Angeles firefighter dad was a selfless hero. When Lori’s dad was arrested and charged with four murders and countless arson fires, it was her testimony that helped keep him from being sent to Death Row. Eventually,… More
She was at a Crossroad, and Simply Could Not Take It Anymore
Before domestic violence hot lines and safe houses were widespread, June Briand shot four bullets into her husband’s head and was sentenced to fifteen years to life. This is the shocking true story of survival-and the intense bond June shared with he… More
Romance fueled by lies and dangerous fantasies resulted in the death of her husband – from NYTimes bestseller Michael Fleeman
A frustrated, unhappy wife. Her much younger, attentive lover. A husband who degrades and ignores her. The stage is set for a love-triangle murder that shatters family illusions and lays bare a quiet family community’s seedy secret world of sex, sin … More
An Undying Love for His Brother Kept Him On the Trail of His Killers
If your big brother was killed by murderers who thoughtlessly tossed his remains, would you spend a fortune and 30 years to stalk those responsible and bring them to justice? Yeah, you might want to, but…
From the moment he found out his brother w… More
From NYTimes bestselling author and investigative journalist M. William Phelps, a hard-hitting story of the first female deputy in Oglethorpe County, Georgia
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 investigati… 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… More
The True Story Behind The Hit Film ‘Casino’ From The ‘Enforcer’ Who Did It
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 crimin… More
They thought about their evil fantasy for months. Then, wound up like clockwork toys … they acted.
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 fo… More
Rare Revelations Of A Murderous Rampage
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… More
NYTimes Bestselling Author Steve Jackson Explores the Tale of Prostitution, Murder and Redemption
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 an… More
10,000+ Documents Reviewed, Journalist Ferak Shines Light on Six Wrongful Convictions
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… More
A Killer Is Set Loose To Kill Again When The Prosecution Fails To Stop Him
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 ini… More
NYTimes Bestseller Steve Jackson tells the story of a Colorado serial rapist and murderer
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 disappeare… More
Kevin Sullivan Compiles Never Before Published Interviews and Clues from this Historic Case
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 inv… More
Edgar Winner/NYTimes Bestseller Burl Barer and Journalist Frank C Girardot Jr. True Crime Collaboration
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 he… More
Our ALL TIME Bestseller! Updated with new info about NecroSearch International, a Colorado forensic organization from NYTimes Bestseller Steve Jackson
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 inves… More
NYTimes Bestseller Steve Jackson Pens A True Horror Story About A Real-life Monster
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 fro… More