I'm starting to think that publishers really do notice the widespread fascination with true crime stories.... And all of these recent releases sound interesting.
By Jeanette Popp and Wanda Evans
A tragic, brutal murder leads to a pair of tragic convictions in the case of two men sent to prison for a murder they did not commit. The victim’s mother is the co-author of the book.
What they’re saying: “Be prepared to squirm as the police, district attorney, defense and even the accused blunder through an investigation and murder trial that is worse than anything Russian author Franz Kafka might have dreamed for his ill-fated characters.”
by Lisa Cohen
What they’re saying: “As true crime, this tragic tale is a standout.”
by Marek Fuchs
What they’re saying: “If you crave the sensational or desire a weekend page-turner, look no further than this book.”
by M.E. Cooper
An account of a 1908 love triangle murder and the sensational trial that scandalized the USA and Canada.
by Cyril H. Wecht
A look at more weird cases from the famous medical examiner, including a close look at a famous gold digger and her tragic death.
by William Van Meter
What they’re saying: “simple, compelling reporting.”
by Stewart P. Evans and Donald Rumbelow
Says the publisher: “Drawing on their unparalleled knowledge of the Jack the Ripper murders and their professional experience as police officers, the two doyens of serious Ripper writing join forces for the first time to write the definitive book on the case from the perspective of the police investigation. As the title declares, this is the complete investigation and is full of new insights and information on the murders and who might have committed them.”
What they’re saying: “Equal parts PBS documentary and ‘CSI: Richmond.’”