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The Judas Kiss: The Undercover Life of Patrick Kelly

by Harris Michael

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1995
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9780771039577
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, Inc, 1995. The story of Patrick Kelly - former RCMP undercover drug agent, suspected arsonist and fraud artist, and convicted wife murderer - is one of the most bizarre in the annals of Canadian crime. The author has written a hair-raising account of Kelly's mysterious life. The day after Patrick Kelly was convicted in 1984… Read more
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Solved! Famous Mystery Writers On Classic True-Crime Cases

by Jones, Richard Glyn ( Edited , with an Introduction by)

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Published
1987
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780872261679
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New York: Peter Bedrick Books, 1987. Selected, with an introduction by Richard Glyn Jones. Top names, first-class writing, plus fascinating and rare material on this most rivetting subject combine to make "Solved!" one of the greatest and most compulsively readable true-crime books ever published. Some of the writers you will find here are : Ellery Queen, Sir… Read more
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Blind Faith. True Crime Murder Toms River New Jersey

by McGinniss, Joe

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Published
1989
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Very Good
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First Edition,Fifth Printing
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9780399133527
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1989. 'Blind Faith' is a galvanizing work of investigative journalism, a story that exposes the heart and soul of a man, a family and a way of life that were not what they pretended to be. The story of the murder of Maria Marshall of Toms River, New Jersey and the trial and… Read more
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The Blooding

by Wambaugh, Joseph

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Published
1989
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Fine
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Book Club Edition
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New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1989. The true story of the Narborough Village Murders. This case has revolutionized modern crime detection: the first murders solved by genetic fingerprinting! Endpapers make up a double page photo spread. A bright clean book.. Book Club Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.
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The Murder Of Helen Jewett. The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century New York

by Cohen, Patricia Cline

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Published
1998
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Fine
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First Edition, Second Printing
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9780679412915
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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1998. . With 16 illustrations and 2 maps. In 1836, the murder of a young prostitute made headlines in New York City and around the country, inaugurating a sex-and-death sensationalism in news reporting that haunts us today. The author goes behind these first lurid accounts to reconstruct the story of the mysterious… Read more
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Blood Money: The Story Of The Baroness de Stempel Scandal

by Wharton, Kate

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Published
1991
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First Edition
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9780852239759
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London: Ebury Press, 1991. On April 21, 1990 the Baroness de Stempel stood convicted with her second husband, the Baron, and two children (both adults), of defrauding her aunt...Lady Illingworth. One heartless crime was punished. But in this tangled family web another mystery remains - who murdered the Baroness's first husband, Simon Dale? Present at both trials, and the only… Read more
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Engaged To Murder. The Inside Story of the Main Line Murders

by Schwartz-Nobel, Loretta

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Published
1987
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780670807277
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New York: Viking, 1987. Schwartz-Nobel has written a riveting and terrifying book about three murders that shattered the fundamental tenets upon which every community of human beings depends for survival. Main Line, Pennsylvania, knew about murder, but not next door; not in the pleasant Philadelphia suburbs where English teacher Susan Reinert lived and worked; not murder like… Read more
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Mostly Murder: An Autobiography

by Smith, Sir Sydney. Foreword By Professor Keith Simpson C.B.E

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Published
1988
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Fine
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First Edition Thus, First Printing
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9780880293068
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New York: Dorsett Press, 1988. First Dorset Edition. Sir Sydney Smith C.B.E., LL.D, M.D. (Edin), F.R.C.P. (Edin) - one of the most brilliant and famous professors of Forensic Medicine of the 20th century, and a sometimes opponent of that other brilliant and famous practitioner, Bernard Spilsbury. Mostly Murder is Sir Sydney Smith's autobiography, a book that will hold the… Read more
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Mafia Cop: The Story of An Honest Cop Whose Family Was The Mob

by Eppolito Lou & Bob Drury

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Published
1992
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780671742218
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1992. Lou Eppolito - retired New York City policeman - 11th highest decorated officer."Mafia Cop" is a unique and accurate picture of life inside the New York Police Department and the mob. A section of photographs provided. A bright book in a price-intact photo dust jacket.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover.… Read more
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The Anatomy of Motive: The FBI's Legendary Mindhunter Explores The Key To Understanding and Catching Violent Criminals

by Douglas John and Mark Olshaker

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Published
1999
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Fine
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9780684845982
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New York: Scribner, 1999. John Douglas has become a leading expert on criminal - personality profiling and the pioneer of modern criminal investigative analysis during his remarkable twenty-five year career with the FBI. The author takes us further than ever before into the dark corners of the minds of arsonists, bombers, poisoners, serial and spree killers, and mass murderers.… Read more
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Assault With A Deadly Weapon: The Autobiography of a Street Criminal

by Allen, John

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Published
1977
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780394415109
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New York: Patheon Books, 1977. Assault With A Deadly Weapon - edited by Dianne Hall Kelly and Philip Heymann. Foreword by Hylan Lewis. Preface by Philip Heymann. The book opens with John Allen's extensive police record. The content is a revealing portrayal of the violent world of the street hustler growing to maturity today in an urban ghetto. Here… Read more
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Comrade Chikatilo : The Psychopathology of Russia's Notorious Serial Killer

by Krivich, Mikhail & Ol'gert Olgin

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Published
1993
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780942637908
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New Jersey: Barricade Books, Inc, 1993. Mikhail Krivich and Ol' gert Olgin -- Russian journalists living in Moscow. During the 1960's they took pen-names to conceal their Jewish origins from the Communists. They planned to leave the country but were forbidden to go abroad for political reasons, Only in the late1980's did they manage to leave Russia for the first… Read more
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Missing Beauty: A True Story of Fatal Attraction Murder and Obsession

by Carpenter, Teresa

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Published
1988
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780241127759
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London: Hamish Hamilton, Ltd, 1988. Pulitzer Prize winner Teresa Carpenter has brilliantly reconstructed one of the most fascinating murder investigations in years - one which threads its way through many levels of Boston Society. Dark secrets of two families are uncovered. We learn how a distinguished professor becomes a driven pursuer of the prostitute he has fallen in love with… Read more
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Deadly Silence: Canadian Mafia Murders

by Edwards, Peter & Antonio Nicaso

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Published
1993
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9780771590177
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Toronto: Macmillan Canada, 1993. Deadly Silence recounts details of thirteen grisly Mafia murders in Canada. Individually these cases are fascinating and enlightening studies of life and death inside this most enduring of crime cultures. Taken as a whole, they trace the development of the Mafia in Canada. The killings in this book range from the horrific systematic torture of informer… Read more
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Chappaquiddick Revealed: What Really Happened

by Kappel, Kenneth R. Introduction By John H. Davis

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Published
1989
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9780944007648
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New York: Shapolsky Publishers Inc, 1989. Most observers agree that Senator Edward M. Kennedy could have become the President of USA. But his destiny was shattered near a small bridge on an island named Chappaquiddick where Mary Jo Kopechne met her death. The author Ken Kappel discovered powerful new factual evidence that has never been made available to the… Read more
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By Persons Unknown: The Strange Death of Christine Demeter

by Jonas, George and Barbara Amiel

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Published
1977
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First Edition
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9780770514372
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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1977. READING COPY ONLY. In 1973, the beautiful thirty-three year old model and wife of a wealthy Toronto developer was found murdered in the garage of her luxurious home. Her Hungarian-born husband Peter Demeter was charged with procuring her murder. The trial was the longest murder in Canadian history. It pitted immigrants, Jews and the "Old… Read more
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JonBenet: Inside The Ramsey Murder Investigation

by Thomas, Steve

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2000
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9780312253264
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000. In 1996 six-year old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was murdered in her home in Boulder, Colorado, and the world became transfixed by the search for her killer. Steve Thomas, a former Colorado detective who was at the centre of the investigation, takes the reader on a step-by-step investigator's journey and reveals facts… Read more
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The Sleepwalker: The Trial That Made Canadian Legal History

by Callwood, June

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780886193546
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Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys Limited, 1990. An intensely personal true story of a family torn apart by a motiveless crime of violence. This trial, one of the most bizarre cases ever tried in Canada, was the first time sleepwalking was successfully used as a defence in a murder trial. A clean, bright copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near… Read more
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Philby. The Spy Who Betrayed A Generation

by Page, Bruce , David Leich, Phillip Knightley. Introduction By John Le Carre

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Andre Deutsch, 1968. The true story of Kim Philby. This book tells for the first time in detail how Philby penetrated the British Secret Service and rose to be its favorite son, of the operations he betrayed and the agents he sent to their deaths; how his cover was broken when he had to protect Donald Maclean -… Read more
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Celebrated Trials: The Trial Of Walter Rowland

by Cecil, Henry Edited By

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Published
1975
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First Edition
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9780715370728
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Newton Abbot, London: David & Charles, 1975. The Trial of Walter Graham Rowland - with an introduction and edited by Henry Cecil. Henry Cecil's account of this particularly odd case will fascinate anyone interested in criminology. A list of illustrations provided. This 1946 murder of Olive Balchin happened on a bombed site in Manchester. A clean, bright book in a… Read more
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