True Crime

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    The Natashas
    The Horrific Inside Story of Slavery, Rape, and Murder in the Global Sex Trade
    By Victor Malarek
    (Arcade Publishing)
    On the black market, they’re the third most profitable commodity, after illegal weapons and drugs. The only difference is that these goods are human, to their handlers they are wholly expendable. They are women and girls, some as young as twelve, from all over the Eastern Bloc, where sinister networks... [READ MORE]
    Smuggler's Blues
    A True Story of the Hippie Mafia
    By Richard Stratton
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Goodfellas meets Savages meets Catch Me If You Can in this true tale of high-stakes smuggling from pot’s outlaw years. Richard Stratton was the unlikeliest of kingpins. A clean-cut Wellesley boy who entered outlaw culture on a trip to Mexico, he saw his search for a joint morph into a thrill-filled dope... [READ MORE]
    Capital Punishment
    An Indictment by a Death-Row Survivor
    By Billy Wayne Sinclair, By Jodie Sinclair, Foreword by Helen Prejean
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Billy Wayne Sinclair was only twenty-one when sentenced to death. Because of an accidental shooting, he spent the next forty years in prison. When the Supreme Court struck down the death penalty, Billy was re-sentenced to life without parole. Here, he offers a blistering examination of the death penalty... [READ MORE]
    Black Dahlia Avenger
    The True Story
    By Steve Hodel
    (Arcade Publishing)
    More than fifty years after what has been called "the most notorious unsolved murder of the 20th century," the case has finally been solved. On January 15, 1947, the body of beautiful 22-year-old Elizabeth Short, dubbed the Black Dahlia because of her black clothing and the dahlia she wore in her hair,... [READ MORE]
    Black Dahlia Avenger
    A Genius for Murder: The True Story
    By Steve Hodel
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A New York Times Best Seller! In 1947, the brutal, sadistic murder of a beautiful young woman named Elizabeth Short led to the largest manhunt in LA history. The killer teased and taunted the police and public for weeks, but his identity stayed a mystery, and the murder remained the most tantalizing... [READ MORE]
    The Zebra Murders
    A Season of Killing, Racial Madness and Civil Rights
    By Prentice Earl Sanders, By Ben Cohen
    (Arcade Publishing)
    On October 20, 1973, in San Francisco, a white couple strolling down Telegraph Hill was set upon and butchered by four young black men. Thus began a reign of terror that lasted six months and left fifteen whites dead and the entire city in a state of panic. The perpetrators wanted nothing less than a... [READ MORE]
    The Shooting of Rabbit Wells
    A White Cop, a Young Man of Color, and an American Tragedy; with a New Introduction by the Author
    By William Loizeaux
    (Arcade Publishing)
    What put a white cop and a black youth on a tragic collision course? This moving account is more timely than ever.On a frigid winter’s night in 1973, William “Rabbit” Wells, a young man of mixed race, was shot and killed by a white policeman named William Sorgie outside a bar in Bernardsville, New Jersey.... [READ MORE]
    Greentown
    Murder and Mystery in Greenwich, America's Wealthiest Community
    By Timothy Dumas
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The first edition of Greentown helped reopen one of America’s most shameful unsolved murder cases, the savage slaying of fifteen-year-old Martha Moxley in an exclusive enclave of Greenwich, Connecticut, the night before Halloween 1975. Soon after Martha’s body was discovered, attention focused on members... [READ MORE]
    The Johns
    Sex for Sale and the Men Who Buy It
    By Victor Malarek
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Each year, more than 800,000 women and children are lured, tricked, or forced into prostitution to meet an apparently insatiable demand, joining an estimated 10 million women already ensnared in the $20 billion worldwide sex trade. To date, most research on the subject has focused on the various issues... [READ MORE]
    Getting Away With Murder
    The True Story Behind American Taliban John Walker Lindh and What the U.S. Government Had to Hide
    By Richard D. Mahoney
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Getting Away With Murder is an explosive investigation into the death of an American hero, the strange case of the “American Taliban,” and why we never got the truth about either—until now. When John Walker Lindh was arrested in November 2001, Americans were shocked to learn that one of our own had fought... [READ MORE]
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