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When a Killer Calls
When a Killer Calls

A chilling journey inside the mind and crimes of Larry Gene Bell and the desperate effort to identify and catch him.

The Vanishing Triangle
The Vanishing Triangle

McGowan examines the stories of women who disappeared without a trace in 1990s Ireland.

Death on Ocean Boulevard
Death on Ocean Boulevard

An investigative reporter seeks answers for two mysterious deaths at the Spreckels Mansion.

The Rage of Innocence

A sobering assessment of the separate and decidedly unequal legal regimes that govern the juvenile justice system.

The Redemption of Bobby Love

Love recounts how he hid his prison break from his wife and others until the authorities busted him decades later.

The Second Chance Club

Explores the successes and failures of our probation system in this blend of memoir and sociological treatise.

The Gotti Wars

Former federal prosecutor Gleeson chronicles his efforts to bring Gambino family crime boss John Gotti to justice.

Madman in the Woods

A revealing, firsthand addition to the literature of domestic terrorism.

Dead in the Water

A shocking expose of the criminal inner workings of international shipping.

I Cried to Dream Again

Activist Kruzan debuts with a stirring account of her harrowing experience as a victim of child sex trafficking.

The Last Book on the Left

This book based on the long-running podcast will terrify you while making you laugh out loud.

Doctor Dealer

Delves into the death of April Kauffman and the dark world inhabited by her husband, a doctor accused of arranging her…

The Book of Atlantis Black

A haunting, profound investigative memoir about the disappearance of Bonner's sister.


A colorful, well-researched biography of the tough-talking, gender-defying bandit Pearl Hart.

The Spider

The surreal and sordid saga of Jeffrey Epstein, from Brooklyn boyhood to Manhattan jailhouse death.

Not a Gentleman's Work

The story of one of the most vicious murders ever committed at sea.

Perversion of Justice

Brown recounts her uncompromising and risky investigation of Jeffrey Epstein's underage sex trafficking operation.

Circus of Wonders
Circus of Wonders

Sold as a human wonder to the ringmaster of a traveling Victorian circus in 1860s London, a young woman becomes a…

Antoinette's Sister
Antoinette's Sister

Engaged to King Ferdinand IV of Naples after his intended contracts smallpox and dies, Charlotte, the sister of Marie …

All the White Spaces
All the White Spaces

In the wake of the First World War, Jonathan Morgan stows away on an Antarctic expedition, determined to find his…

Leonora in the Morning Light
Leonora in the Morning Light

A novel inspired by the life of Leonora Carrington follows the experiences of a rising artist who accompanies her lover…

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