By Margalit Fox (364.1523 Fox)
Author Arthur Conan Doyle uses the same methods as his most famous fictional character, Sherlock Holmes, to become a real life detective on an actual murder case.
By Tammy Mal (364.1523 Mal)
DNA evidence convicts a young woman of a brutal murder of a mother and her baby. But did the jury make the right decision?
By William H. Reid (B Holm)
James Holmes killed or wounded seventy people in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. Only one man was allowed to record extensive interviews with the shooter. This is what he found.
By Kate Winkler Dawson (364.152 Daws)
This dual narrative describes the smog that descended on London on December 5th of 1952 and killed thousands. At the same time a serial killer roamed the London streets.
By Harold Schechter (B Gunn)
This is a riveting account of one of the most sensational killing sprees in the annals of American crime: the shocking series of murders committed by the woman who came to be known as Lady Bluebeard.
By J. Reuben Appelman (364.1523 Appe)
A series of unsolved murders of children outside Detroit haunts the author, who lived in the same area.
By Tori Telfer (364.1523 Telf)
This thrilling and entertaining compendium investigates female serial killers and their crimes through the ages.
By Dan Abrams (973.7092 Abra)
At the end of the summer of 1859, 22 year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln, who had been involved in at least 25 murder trials during his two-decades-long career, was hired to defend him. This was to be his last great case as a lawyer.
By Beverly Lowry (Fic Hend, Q Hend)
On December 6, 1991, the bodies of four girls--each one shot in the head--were found in a frozen yogurt shop in Austin, Texas. Eight years and two overturned convictions later, the case remains unsolved.
By Simon Baatz (364.1523 Baat)
Celebrities, rape, and murder grabbed the headlines in 1906. Read the full story here of Evelyn Nesbit, Harry Thaw, and the murder of architect Stanford White.