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CRIMES OF VIOLENCE AND REVENGE

By: Ashton-Wolfe, H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6516

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Yellow boards with red lettering and red-stained top edge. Eleven accounts of crime in Europe and Mexico. Front hinge cracked at title page. Fraying to corners and spine ends with a tear to head. Boards still bright but soiled, especially to spine.


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PROPHET OF DEATH : The Mormon Blood-Atonement Killings

By: Earley, Pete

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1718

ISBN: 068810584X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Book has remainder mark. Jacket has light shelf wear.


Based on trial transcripts and interviews with Lundgren's associates, this work describes how the Mormon priest ritually sacrificed two of his best friends and their three children . View more info

HOFFA'S MAN : The Rise and Fall of Jimmy Hoffa As Witnessed by His Strongest Arm

By: Franco, Joseph; Hammer, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice-Hall: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1929

ISBN: 0135177642

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder mark to bottom edge near spine. Light edge soil. Jacket has some shelf wear and a tiny tear to bottom front corner.


Tells the inside story of the Teamsters Union, payoffs, power struggles, and Hoffa's disappearance. View more info

A GALLERY OF ROGUES : Portraits in True Crime

By: Kurland, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 6563

ISBN: 0671850326

Condition: Near Fine; True crime reference work in A to Z format, covering criminals and lawmen.


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HOW TO SOLVE A MURDER : The Forensic Handbook

By: Kurland, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6836

ISBN: 0028604105

Condition: Near Fine; Appears unread.


Revealing how contemporary investigators solve complicated crimes with seemingly sketchy evidence, a behind-the-scenes look at a forensic crime lab discusses such modern techniques as DNA analysis, ballistics, blood samples, and psychopathology. ; Trade PB View more info

DEADLY ILLUSIONS : Jean Harlow and the Murder of Paul Bern

By: Marx, Samuel; Vanderveen, Joyce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6574

ISBN: 0394582187

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hint of lean to book. Two small dents to jacket front panel at spine edge.


Disputes the suicide verdict in the 1932 shooting death of director Paul Bern, and presents new evidence of a murder and cover-up. View more info

FATAL ANALYSIS: A True Story of Professional Privilege and Serial Murder

By: Obler, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Horizon Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7172

ISBN: 0882821520

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Some small spots of soil to fore edge; jacket with light wrinkles.


The psychologist of a serial killer describes his early attempts to help his new client before discovering that he was behind recent murders, his terror when he learned the man was stalking his fiancee, and his struggle with his ethical obligations. ; 1.16 x 9.32 x 6.36 Inches; 309 pages View more info

DEATH AT THE PRIORY : Sex, Love, and Murder in Victorian England

By: Ruddick, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2001

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 3847

ISBN: 0871138328

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Book leans a bit. Jacket lightly wrinkled along edges.


Filled with love, greed, intrigue, violence, and a wealth of suspects, a riveting true account details the unsolved murder of successful attorney Charles Bravo, a cruel man who tormented his wife Florence, in a mystery that paints an intriguing portrait of Victorian culture and one woman's fight to exist in this repressive society. 35,000 first printing. Of Victorian culture and one woman's fight to exist in this repressive society. View more info

THE TELLTALE CORPUS DELICTI: Stories of Murderers Who Couldn't Lose the Bodies

By: Sanders, Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Jersey, A. S. Barnes: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7055

ISBN: 0498065960

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed with toning to spine.


A collection of twelve classic cases of murder that have one thing in common: the killers, whether they slew with calculated ingenuity or In a moment of passion , whether they were hopelessly mad or all too terrifyingly sane, attempting to conceal their crimes by hiding or destroying the bodies of their victims. View more info

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TALKED TO DEATH: The Life and Murder of Alan Berg

By: Singular, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Beech Tree Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2513

ISBN: 0688061540

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light foxing to top edge. Jacket back panel lightly toned.


Tells the story of Alan Berg, the abrasive radio talk-show host who was murdered by right-wing extremists, and describes the trial of his killers. View more info

THE DETECTIVES : Crime and Detection in Fact and Fiction

By: Smyth, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7122

ISBN: 0397012535

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Front board bowed; corner wear to bottom. Jacket with rubbing to back panel.


Forever trapped between the law and the law-breaker, the gut reaction and the facts, the truth and the alibi, the detective has universally become an intriguing figure, a compelling character in fiction, a hero and sometimes an inti-hero. But how true to life are these fictional Images? This book provides some clues, comparing popular detectives of books, movies, and television with the real-life detectives whose most famous cases are presented here in fascinating detail. ; 191 pages View more info

THE PROFESSOR AND THE PROSTITUTE : And Other True Tales of Murder and Madness

By: Wolfe, Linda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4235

ISBN: 039540049X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Slight lean and edge fading to book. Jacket has top edge wrinkling and shelf rubbing.


Ten accounts exploring the psychological forces that drive affluent people to destroy themselves and others focus on a New England professor's obsession with a prostitute, the drug-related deaths of twin gynecologists, and other cases. View more info