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To Die For! True Tales of Grisly Crime, Part II
Booklists for Adults

Masquerade: A True Story of Seduction,Compulsion, and Murder by Lowell Cauffeil
HV6533 .M5 C38

Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: The Search for a Child Killer by Tommy McIntyre
HV6533 .M5 M37

 

When Father and Son Conspire: A Minnesota Farm Murder by Joseph Amato
HV6533 .M6 A46

 

Murder in Minnesota: A Collection of True Cases by Walter N. Trenerry
HV6533 .M6 T7

 

The Shadow of Death: The Hunt for a Serial Killer by Philip E. Ginsburg
HV6533 .N27 G56

 

In a Child’s Name: The Legacy of a Mother’s Murder by Peter Maas
HV6533 .N3 M33

 

Murdered in Jersey by Gerald Tomlinson
HV6533 .N3 T66

 

Three Sisters in Black by Norman Zierold
HV6533 .N3 Z5

 

The Broken Circle: A True Story of Murder and Magic in Indian Country by Rodney Baraker
HV6533 .N4 B37

 

This Crazy Thing Called Love: The Golden World and Fatal Marriage of Ann and Billy Woodward by Susan Braudy
HV6533 .N5 B73

 

Circle of Fire: Murder and Betrayal in the "Swiss Nanny" Case by Joyce Egginton
HV6533 .N5 E35

 

A Deadly Silence: The Ordeal of Cheryl Pierson by Dena Kleinman
HV6533 .N5 K57

 

Fatal Justice: Reinvestigating the MacDonald Murders by Jerry Allen Potter & Fred Bost
HV6533 .N8 P68

 

The Girl on the Volkswagen Floor by William A. Clark
HV6533 .O5 C5

 

Prophet of Death: The Mormon Blood-Atonement Killings by Pete Earley
HV6533 O5 E37

 

Beyond All Reason: My Life with Susan Smith by David Smith with Carol Calef
HV6533 .S63 S6

 

The Death Shift: The True Story of Nurse Genene Jones and the Texas Baby Murders by Peter Elkind
HV6533 .T4 E38

 

Mother Love, Deadly Love by Anne McDonald Maier
HV6533 .T4 M34

 

Deadly Blessing by Steve Salerno
HV6533 .T4 S25

 

Beyond Reason: The True Story of a Shocking Double Murder, a Brilliant and Beautiful Virginia Socialite and a Deadly Psychotic Obsession by Ken Englade
HV6533 .V8 E54

 

Breaking Blue by Timothy Egan
HV6533 .W2 E36

 

Who Killed My Daughter? by Lois Duncan
HV6534 .A35 D96

 

Sudden Fury: A True Story of Adoption and Murder by Leslie Walker
HV6534 .A4 W35

 

Arcadia by Mark Lane
HV6534 .A6 L3

 

"Please . . . Don’t Kill Me:" The True Story of the Milo Murder by William C. Dear and Carlton Stowers
HV6534 .B34 E48

 

Bad Karma: A True Story of Obsession and Murder by Deborah Blum
HV6534 .B44 E48

 

Mississippi Mud: A True Story from a Corner of the Deep South by Edward Humes
HV6534 .B47 H85

 

Reasonable Doubt by Steve Vogel
HV6534 .B56 V64

 

Until Justice Rolls Down: The Birmingham Church Bombing Case by Frank Sikora
HV6534 .B55 S55

 

The Boston Stranglers: The Public Conviction of Albert DeSalvo and the True Story of Eleven Shocking Murders by Susan Kelly
HV6534 .B6 K45

 

The Stalking of Kristin: A Father Investigates the Murder of His Daughter by George Lardner Jr.
HV6534 .B6 L37

 

Deadly Greed: The Riveting True Story of the Stuart Murder Case That Rocked Boston and Shocked the Nation by Joe Sharkey
HV6534 .B6 S53

 

Preacher’s Girl: The Life and Crimes of Blanche Taylor Moore by Jim Schutze
HV6534 .B87 S38

 

A Death in Canaan by Joan Barthel
HV6534 .C28 B37

 

The Doctor, the Murder, the Mystery: The True Story of the Dr. John Branion Murder Case by Barbara D’Amato
HV6534 .C4 D35

 

Blind Justice: A Murder, a Scandal, and a Brother’s Search to Avenge His Sister’s Death
by Edie and Ray Gibson and Randall Turner
HV6534 .C4 G53

 

Shattered Hopes: A True Crime Story of Marriage, Murder, Corruption, and Cover-Up in the Suburbs by Barbara Schaaf
HV6534 .C4 S33

 

Ulterior Motives: The Killing and Dark Legacy of Tycoon Henry Kyle by Suzanne Finstad
HV6534 .D34 F56

 

"My Husband’s Trying to Kill Me!": A True Story of Money, Marriage, and Murderous Intent by Jim Schutze
HV6534 .D34 S38

 

Sins of the Father: The Landmark Franklin Case by Eileen Franklin and William Wright
HV6534 .F67 F73

 

Once Upon a Time: A True Story of Memory, Murder, and the Law by Harry N. MacLean HV6534 .F67 M33

 

The Gainesville Ripper: A Summer’s Madness, Five Young Victims &emdash; the Investigation, the Arrest and the Trial by Mary S. Ryzuk
HV6534 .G18 R9

 

Forever and Five Days by Lowell Cauffiel
HV6534 .G73 C39

 

Esther . . . Her Murder Haunts a Small Town in Oklahoma by Leonard Sanders
HV6534 .G75 S747

 

Unanswered Cries: A True Story of Friends, Neighbors, and Murder in a Small Town by Thomas French
HV6534 .G85 F74

 

Shattered Night by Kay Sandiford and Alan Burgess
HV6534 .H8 S26

 

Blood and Money by Thomas Thompson
HV6534 .H8 T48

 

In the Wake of Death: Surviving the Loss of a Child by Mark Cosman
HV6534 .L26 C67

 

Hot Toddy: The True Story of Hollywood’s Most Sensational Murder by Andy Edmonds
HV6534 .L7 T634

 

The Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh
HV6534 .L7 W35

 

Winter of Frozen Dreams by Karl Harter
HV6534 .M22 H37

 

Convicting the Innocent: The Story of a Murder, a False Confession, and the Struggle to Free a "Wrong Man," ed. By Donald S. Connery
HV6534 .M26 C66

 

Blue Thunder: How the Mafia Owned and Finally Murdered Cigarette Boat King Don Aronow by Thomas Burdick and Charlene Mitchell
HV6534 .M6 B87

 

Brother Love: Murder, Money, and a Messiah by Sydney P. Freedberg
HV6534 .M6 F74

 

A Father’s Story by Lionel Dahmer
HV6534 .M65 D34

 

Dead Opposite: The Lives and Loss of Two American Boys by Sydney P. Freedberg
HV6534 .N4 D68

 

Blood Warning by John Dillman
HV6534 .N45 D54

 

The French Quarter Killers: The Story of the Protected Witness Murders by John Dillman HV6534 .N45 D55

 

Unholy Matrimony: A true Story of Murder and Obsession by John Dillman
HV6534 .N45 G543

 

Murder at the Met by David Black
HV6534 .N5 B56

 

For the Color of His Skin: The Murder of Yusuf Hawkins and the Trial of Bensonhurst
by John DeSantis
HV6534 .N5 D47

 

The CBS Murders by Richard Hammer
HV6534 .N5 H35

Incident at Howard Beach: The Case for Murder by Charles J. Hynes and Bob Drury
HV6534.N5 H96

Naked by the Window: The Fatal Marriage of Carl Andre and Ana Mendieta by Robert Katz
HV6534.N5 K37

To Honor and Obey by Lawrence Taylor
HV6534 .N5 N39

 

Marrying the Hangman: A True Story of Privilege, Marriage, and Murder by Sheila Weller
HV6534 .N52 W45

 

The Woodchipper Murder by Arthur Herzog
HV6534 .N57 H47

 

Drive-By by Gary Rivlin
HV6534 .O23 R59

 

Loud and Clear by Lake Headley and William Hoffman
HV6534 .P55 H43

 

Above Suspicion by Joe Sharkey
HV6534 .P58 S53

 

Human Harvest: The Sacramento Murder Story by Daniel J. Blackburn
HV6534 .S16 B57

 

Disturbed Ground: The True Story of a Diabolical Female Serial Killer by Carla Norton
HV6534 .S16 N67

 

The Sleeping Lady: The Trailside Murders above the Golden Gate by Robert Graysmith
HV6534 .S3 G69

 

Death of a "Jewish American Princess": The True Story of a Victim on Trial by Shirley Frondorf
HV6534 .S48 F76

 

Judgment Day by Bob Lancaster and B.C. Hall
HV6534 .S55 L36

 

In Broad Daylight by Harry N. MacLean
HV6534 .S55 M33

 

Blind Faith by Joe McGinnis
HV6534 .T6 M35

 

Careless Whispers by Carlton Stowers
HV6534 .W28 S76

 

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt by Sandor Frankel
HV6534 .W3 F7

 

A Death in White Bear Lake: The True Chronicle of an All-American Town by Barry Siegel HV6534 .W57 S53

 

Murder at 75 Birch: A True Story of Family Betrayal by Richard T. Pienciak
HV6534 .W6 P54

 

Libby Holman: Body and Soul
by Hamilton Darby Perry HV6534 .W65 P47

 

Who Killed Sir Harry Oakes? By James Leasor HV6535 .B3 L4

 

A Conspiracy of Crowns: The True Story of the Duke of Windsor and the Murder of Sir Harry Oakes by Alfred de Marigny with Mickey Herskowitz
HV6535 .B3 M37

 

Karla’s Web: A Cultural Investigation of the Mahaffy-French Murders by Frank Davey HV6535 .C32 O65

 

By Persons Unknown: The Strange Death of Christine Demeter by George Jones and Barbara Amiel
HV6535 .C33 M573

 

Trail of Havoc: In the Steps of Lord Lucan by Patrick Marnham
HV6535 .G6 L6546

 

Irresistible Impulse: A True Story of Blood and Money by Robert Lindsey
HV6535 .G42 E543

 

A Death in Kenya: The Murder of Julie Ward by Michael Hiltzik
HV6535 .K4 H55

 

Buried Secrets: A True Story of Serial Murder, Black Magic, and Drug-Running on the U.S. Border by Edward Humes
HV6535 .M43 M383

 

Sacrifice: A Father’s Determination to Turn Evil into Good by Jim Kilroy and Bob Stewart
HV6535 .M43 M384

 

Comrade Chikatilo: The Psychopathology of Russia’s Notorious Serial Killer by Michael Krivich and Ol’gert Ol’gin
HV6535 .R942 R675

 

Echoes in the Darkness by Joseph Wambaugh
HV6535 .U63 P488

 

In the Best of Families: The Anatomy of a True Tragedy by Dennis McDougal
HV6542 .M33

Compiled by Scot Allyn.  General Library, Adult Reader and Information Services, Boston Public Library, 1997.