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Last Dance, Last Chance (Ann Rule's Crime Files)

By: Ann Rule

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: January 2003

Seller ID: 109993

ISBN: 067102535X

Condition: Used - Good


"America's best true-crime writer" "(Kirkus Reviews), " Ann Rule presents an all-new collection of crime stories drawn from her private files -- and featuring the riveting case of a fraudulent doctor whose lifelong deceptions had deadly consequences. LAST DANCE LAST CHANCE Dr. Anthony Pignataro was a cosmetic surgeon and a famed medical researcher whose flashy red Lamborghini and flamboyant lifestyle in western New York State suggested a highly successful career. But appearances, as this shocking insider account of Pignataro's tailspin from physician to prisoner proves, can be deceiv... View more info

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If You Really Loved Me

By: Ann Rule

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: April 1992

Seller ID: 111719

ISBN: 0671769200

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There was only one way to please her father: Murder his wife.... David Brown was the consummate entrepreneur: a computer wizard and millionaire by age thirty-two. When his beautiful young wife was shot to death as she slept, Brown's fourteen-year-old daughter, Cinnamon, confessed to killing her stepmother. The California courts sentenced her harshly: twenty-four years to life. But in the wake of Cinnamon's murder conviction, thanks in part to two determined lawmen, the twisted private world of David Brown himself unfolded with astonishing clarity -- revealing a trail of perverse love, twi... View more info

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Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer--America's Deadliest Serial Murderer

By: Ann Rule

Price: $4.98

Publisher: Pocket Star: October 2005

Seller ID: 112190

ISBN: 0743460502

Condition: Used - Good


In her most personal and provocative book to date, the #1 bestselling master of true crime presents "her long-awaited definitive narrative of the brutal and senseless crimes that haunted the Seattle area for decades" ("Publishers Weekly"). This is the extraordinary true story of the most prolific serial killer the nation had ever seen -- a case involving more than forty-nine female victims, two decades of intense investigative work...and one unrelenting killer who not only attended Ann Rule's book signings but lived less than a mile away from her home. View more info

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Every Breath You Take: A True Story of Obsession, Revenge, and Murder

By: Ann Rule

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: December 2002

Seller ID: 112191

ISBN: 0743439740

Condition: Used - Good


AMERICA'S #1 TRUE-CRIME WRITER FULFILLS A MURDER VICTIM'S DESPERATE PLEA -- WITH THIS SHATTERING "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER ""If anything ever happens to me... find Ann Rule and ask her to write my story."" In perhaps the first true-crime book written at the victim's request, Ann Rule untangles a web of lies and brutality that culminated in the murder of Sheila Blackthorne Bellush -- a woman Rule never met, but whose shocking story she now chronicles with compassion, exacting detail, and unvarnished candor. Although happily ensconced in a loving second marriage, and a new family... View more info

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If You Really Loved Me

By: Ann Rule

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: April 1992

Seller ID: 112193

ISBN: 0671769200

Condition: Used - Good


There was only one way to please her father: Murder his wife.... David Brown was the consummate entrepreneur: a computer wizard and millionaire by age thirty-two. When his beautiful young wife was shot to death as she slept, Brown's fourteen-year-old daughter, Cinnamon, confessed to killing her stepmother. The California courts sentenced her harshly: twenty-four years to life. But in the wake of Cinnamon's murder conviction, thanks in part to two determined lawmen, the twisted private world of David Brown himself unfolded with astonishing clarity -- revealing a trail of perverse love, twi... View more info

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Bitter Harvest

By: Ann Rule

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: February 1999

Seller ID: 112196

ISBN: 0671868691

Condition: Used - Good


GIFTED WITH A BRILLIANT MIND, BLESSED WITH A BEAUTIFUL FAMILY -- AND CURSED WITH A DESTRUCTIVE MADNESS In this harrowing "New York Times" bestseller, Ann Rule is at her masterful best as she winnows horrific truths from the ashes of what seemed like paradise in Prairie Village, Kansas. Rule probes the case of Debora Green, a doctor and a loving mother who seemed to epitomize the dreams of the American heartland. A small-town girl with a genius IQ, she achieved an enviable life: her own medical practice, a handsome physician husband, three perfect children, and an opulent home in an exclus... View more info

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And Never Let Her Go: Thomas Capano: The Deadly Seducer

By: Ann Rule

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Pocket Books: September 2000

Seller ID: 112197

ISBN: 0671868713

Condition: Used - Good


The shattering crime story that shocked the nation: the Thomas Capano murder case On a June evening in 1996, 30-year-old Anne Marie Fahey, secretary to the governor of Delaware, vanished without a trace following a restaurant rendezvous with her secret lover of more than two years: Thomas Capano. One of Wilmington's most prominent and respected figures, a millionaire attorney and former state prosecutor, "Tommy" was a charming, softspoken family man. But in the weeks and months that followed Fahey's disappearance, investigators would gradually uncover the shocking truth: Capano was a stee... View more info

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Kiss Me, Kill Me: Ann Rule's Crime Files Vol. 9

By: Ann Rule

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket Star: November 2004

Seller ID: 112198

ISBN: 0671691392

Condition: Used - Good


The dark side of love is no fairy tale.... And while we may like to believe that crimes of the heart only victimize those who aren't careful, this page-turning collection of must-read accounts will convince you otherwise. America's #1 true-crime writer, Ann Rule reveals how lovers become predators, how sex and lust can push ordinary people to desperate acts, and how investigators and forensics experts work to unravel the most entangled crimes of passion. Extracting behind-the-scenes details, Rule makes these volatile relationships utterly real, and masterfully re-creates the ill-fated cha... View more info

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The Stranger Beside Me (Revised and Updated): 20th Anniversary

By: Ann Rule

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Signet: June 2001

Edition: 20

Seller ID: 117573

ISBN: 0451203267

Condition: Used - Good


Ann Rule was a writer working on the biggest story of her life, tracking down a brutal mass-murderer. Little did she know that Ted Bundy, her close friend, was the savage slayer she was hunting. View more info

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The I-5 Killer, Revised Edition

By: Ann Rule

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Signet: August 1989

Seller ID: 117574

ISBN: 0451165594

Condition: Used - Good


As a young man, Randall Woodfield had it all -- a star athlete, good looks, and an award-winning student. Working in the swinging West Coast bar scene, he had more than his share of women. But he wanted more than just sex. An appetite for unspeakable violent acts led him to cruise the 1-5 highway through California to Washington, leaving a trail of victims along the way. As the list of the dead grew, the police mobilized to stop a twisted killer who had 44 known deaths to his name. View more info

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Empty Promises

By: Ann Rule

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: December 2000

Seller ID: 120779

ISBN: 0671025333

Condition: Used - Good


MORE THAN 20 MILLION COPIES OFANN RULE'S BOOKS IN PRINT In this unnerving collection drawn from her personal crime files, "America's best true-crime writer" "(Kirkus Reviews)" Ann Rule brilliantly dissects the convoluted love affairs that all too often end in violence. Expertly analyzing a shocking, headline-making case, Rule unmasks the deadly motives inside a seemingly idyllic marriage: a beautiful young wife, a rising star in America's top-ranked computer corporation, and a prosperous husband, the scion of a family building business. With an adorable son and a gorgeous home, the ... View more info

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The Search for the Green River Killer

By: Carlton Smith,Tomas Guillen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Signet: June 2004

Seller ID: 117580

ISBN: 045121238X

Condition: Used - Good


The true story of America's most notorious serial killer case ever. View more info

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Final Analysis: The Untold Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case

By: Catherine Crier

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper: February 2008

Seller ID: 112194

ISBN: 0061148016

Condition: Used - Good


In October 2002, Susan Polk, a California housewife and mother of three, was arrested for the brutal murder of her husband, Felix. More than twenty years her senior, Felix was teenage Susan's psychologist when their unorthodox romantic entanglement began, eventually leading to a difficult marriage, disturbing allegations of abuse from both sides, and Felix's gruesome murder. What followed was an extraordinary trial that captivated a nation--as police, attorneys, and the media tried to understand what pushed a seemingly devoted homemaker over the edge. View more info

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A Deadly Game: The Untold Story of the Scott Peterson Investigation

By: Catherine Crier

Price: $2.00

Publisher: William Morrow: March 2005

Seller ID: 113886

ISBN: 0060766123

Condition: Used - Good


Filled with newsbreaking revelations - the definitive journalistic account of the Laci Peterson murder investigation . . . and of the sociopathic Scott Peterson's journey from philandering to murder to Death Row. Catherine Crier has been covering the Peterson case since Laci Peterson was first reported missing from her home on 24 December 2002. Crier, a former judge and one of television's most popular legal analysts, was among the first to question the behaviour of Laci's husband, Scott Peterson. And with her network of journalistic sources, Crier was soon able to penetrate the core of... View more info

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Night Stalker (True Crime (St. Martin's Paperbacks))

By: Clifford L. Linedecker

Price: $3.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: April 1991

Seller ID: 117567

ISBN: 0312925050

Condition: Used - Good


From the darkest corner of your bedroom a gaunt face suddenly looms over you. You're pulled violently from your bed and a terrifying voice screams, "Swear to Satan "During a two year rampage, a sadistic serial killer entered the homes of families from El Paso to San Francisco. He raped, mutilated and tortured his unfortunate victims in one of the most vicious crime sprees in California history.This is the horrifying account of his bloody journey, of the strange coincidence that led to his arrest-and of the sensational trial where the Night Stalker's eerie sexual magnetism resulted in w... View more info

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The Man Who Killed Boys: The John Wayne Gacy, Jr. Story

By: Clifford L. Linedecker

Price: $3.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: May 1993

Seller ID: 117568

ISBN: 0312952287

Condition: Used - Good


A true story of mass murder in a Chicago suburb. Successful businessman, community benefactor, good friend and neighbor-- and perverted mass murderer. Over a period of three years, John Wayne Gacy, Jr. sexually tortured and murdered 33 boys. His friends and neighbors in his unassuming Illinois community never suspected a thing. Gacy was a Jekyll-and-Hyde figure, leading an outwardly normal life, but secretly brutalizing dozens of young men in a hidden lair, and concealing their bodies under the floorboards of his suburban home. Through extensive personal interviews with those who k... View more info

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Pure Murder (Pinnacle True Crime)

By: Corey Mitchell

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Pinnacle: June 2008

Seller ID: 118356

ISBN: 0786018518

Condition: Used - Good


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Mockery of Justice: The True Story of the Sam Sheppard Murder Case

By: Cynthia L. Cooper, Sam Reese Sheppard

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Onyx: May 1997

Seller ID: 42811

ISBN: 0451407636

Condition: Used - Good


In 1954, Dr. Sam Sheppard's wife was savagely slain in their home. Although innocent, Sheppard was convicted of her murder and served ten years in prison, before the decision was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court on grounds of excessive prejudicial press coverage and the courtroom's "carnival" atmosphere. Behind him he left a son who dedicated his life to clearing his father's name and tracking down his mother's evil murderer. "Mockery of Justice" is the compelling reinvestigation of the "trial of the century" that names the real killer who got away and reopens the case View more info

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Road Kill (From the Files of True Detective)

By: David Jacobs

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Pinnacle: October 2000

Seller ID: 117562

ISBN: 0786010827

Condition: Used - Good


Like the previous volumes in this successful series, Road Kills offers 26 stories collected from the True Detective files. The book includes such crimes as: -- Keith Allen Brown, a sex-crazed cabbie who crushed a helpless woman to death with his car.-- Spencer Cory Goodman, a "martial arts nut" who killed a beauty queen for her red Caddy.-- Donald Ray Gideon, an icy sex-killer who lured a pretty teen victim into his car and told her, "One of us must die".-- And twenty-three more true and horrifying tales of death on the road. View more info

Say You Love Satan

By: David St. Clair

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dell: October 1987

Seller ID: 117581

ISBN: 0440175747

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The Crime of the Century

By: Dennis L. Breo

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam: March 1993

Seller ID: 117583

ISBN: 0553560255

Condition: Used - Good


On July 14, 1966, Richard Franklin Speck murdered eight student nurses in their quiet Chicago town house. He broke in as his helpless victims slept, bound them one by one, and then stabbed, assaulted, and strangled all eight in a sadistic sexual frenzy. By morning only one young nurse had miraculously survived. The barbarity of the attack shocked a nation and opened a new chapter in the history of American crime: mass murder. Here is the never-before-told story of Richard Speck by the prosecutor who put him in prison for life."In the Crime of the Century," William J. Martin has teamed up w... View more info

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I Would Find a Girl Walking: Every Female Was Prey

By: Diana Montane,Kathy Kelly

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Berkley: April 2011

Seller ID: 117564

ISBN: 0425231860

Condition: Used - Good


What made me kill and kill again? I can't answer that except like this... Culled from interviews with the lead investigator and the victims' families, and exclusive access to the killer, this is a revealing, shocking, and unflinching portrait of Gerald Eugene Stano, a man who fancied himself one of the greatest lady-killers of them all. View more info

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Justice: Crimes, Trials, and Punishments

By: Dominick Dunne

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Crown: July 2001

Seller ID: 117929

ISBN: 0609608738

Condition: Used - Good


For more than two decades, "Vanity Fair" has published Dominick Dunne's brilliant, revelatory chronicles of the most famous crimes, trials, and punishments of our time. The pursuit of justice has become his passion -- a passion that began during the trial of the man who murdered Dunne's daughter and who was sentenced to six and a half years and released in less than three. Dunne's account of that trial and its shocking result became the first of his many classic essays on justice. Dominick Dunne's essays do much more than simply describe; his investigations have shed new light on those cri... View more info

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My Life Among the Serial Killers: Inside the Minds of the World's Most Notorious Murderers

By: Dr. Helen Morrison,Harold Goldberg

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Avon: January 2005

Seller ID: 117569

ISBN: 0060524081

Condition: Used - Good


Over the course of twenty-five years, Dr. Helen Morrison has profiled more than eighty serial killers around the world. What she learned about them will shatter every assumption you've ever had about the most notorious criminals known to man.Judging by appearances, Dr. Helen Morrison has an ordinary life in the suburbs of a major city. She has a physician husband, two children, and a thriving psychiatric clinic. But her life is much more than that. She is one of the country's leading experts on serial killers, and has spent as many as four hundred hours alone in a room with depraved murdere... View more info

The Family

By: Ed Sanders

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Avon: January 1971

Seller ID: 117576

ISBN: B001KQN5EQ

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The Defense Never Rests

By: F. Lee Bailey

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Stein&Day Pub: November 1971

Seller ID: 41658

ISBN: 081281441X

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Deacon of Death

By: Fred Rosen

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Pinnacle Books: April 2000

Seller ID: 111712

ISBN: 0786010940

Condition: Used - Good


To his neighbors, church deacon Sam Smithers was a man of faith, a man of God, a family man. But the prostitutes on Tampa's Hillsborough Avenue knew him as a sex-obsessed "John" with a dangerous gleam in his eye. Then, on May 29 1996, he picked up two prostitutes and led them into an orgy of horror -- which ended when he smashed an ax into their heads and chopped up their bodies. Now, "Deacon of Death" takes readers into one man's twisted double life -- and exposes a history of chilling crimes that even the robes of religion could not hide. View more info

Son of Sam: The .44-Caliber Killer

By: George Carpozi

Price: $1.12

Publisher: Manor Books: September 1977

Seller ID: 117557

ISBN: 0532221125

Condition: Used - Good


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Arthur Shawcross: The Genesee River Killer : The Grisly True Crime Account ofthe Rochester Prostitute Murders!

By: J. Norris

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Pinnacle: January 1992

Seller ID: 117572

ISBN: 1558175784

Condition: Used - Good


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The Man with The Candy

By: Jack Olsen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: October 2000

Seller ID: 117592

ISBN: 0743212835

Condition: Used - Good


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