David Simon (2006)
Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets
Police reporter David Simon from the Baltimore Sun spent a year with three homicide squads - following the officers from crime scenes to interrogations to hospital emergency rooms. Brutal, bureaucratic, authentic police procedural. More...
Erik Larson (2004)
The Devil in the White City
During the 1893 Chicago World's Fair H.H. Holmes, a charming doctor, killed somewhere between 27 and 200 people, mostly single young women. The gruesome serial killer actually built a hotel and crematorium to get rid of the corpses. Larson's breathtaking account of these historical events reads like crime fiction. More...
Gordon Burn (2004)
Somebody's Husband, Somebody's Son.
Faber and Faber
Obsessive book about Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper. Burns is one of the best British writers today. It's about time he gets more attention. More...
Rudy A. Mazzocchi (2012)
Equity of Evil.
Paladin Timeless Books
One of the most controversial medical thrillers in recent years written by a medical device and biotechnology entrepreneur. Authentic and thrilling novel by someone who knows what he is talking about. Not for those who shy away from controversial themes. More...
Jaycee Dugard (2011)
A Stolen Life: A Memoir.
Simon & Schuster
Brutal honest account of a woman, who was held prisoner for eighteen years. Hard to read - in several ways. More...
Stephen Templin / Howard E. Wasdin (2011)
SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper.
St. Martin's Press
Wasdin was a member of SEAL team six - those guys who got bin Laden. While he was not involved in the OBL raid, his biography reads like an action thriller. More...