Murder and Mayhem

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Artist/Author/Cast:
Knight, Michelle; Burford, Michelle (As told to)
Call Number:
364.15 K7115f 2014
Description:

Kidnapped and kept captive for over a decade, Michelle Knight tells how she found courage to endure her unimaginable circumstances.

The Butcher: Anatomy of a Mafia Psychopath
Artist/Author/Cast:
Carlo, Philip
Call Number:
364.1523 C2842b 2009
Description:

Follow the tale of a diabolical mafia assassin, his secret burial ground, and the grotesque condition of his victims' bodies.

Columbine
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cullen, David
Call Number:
373.7888 C9674c 2009
Description:

Cullen offers an unflinching account of what drove two boys to kill, even if the answers aren't easy to stomach.

Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Nazi-occupied Paris
Artist/Author/Cast:
King, David
Call Number:
92 Petiot 2011
Description:

As dismembered bodies surfaced along the Seine, one man was tasked with finding the murderer in the Parisian underworld.

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
Artist/Author/Cast:
Larson, Erik
Call Number:
364.1523 L3345d
Description:

This true tale illuminates a serial killer who used the 1893 World's Fair to lure his victims to their deaths.

The Good Nurse
Artist/Author/Cast:
Graeber, Charles
Call Number:
364.15232092 G7343g 2013
Description:

Registered nurse, Charlie Cullen, may be America’s most prolific serial killer and is implicated in the deaths of 300 patients.

Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bugliosi, Vincent
Call Number:
364.1523 B9317h
Description:

Evil mastermind, Charles Manson, convinced his followers to commit the most baffling and horrifying cases of the twentieth century.

If I Can’t Have You: Susan Powell, Her Mysterious Disappearance, and the Murder of Her Children
Artist/Author/Cast:
Olsen, Gregg
Call Number:
364.152 O5226i 2014
Description:

Discover the facts surrounding the disappearance of Susan Powell, her deviant father-in-law, and the tragic death of her young sons.

In Cold Blood
Artist/Author/Cast:
Capote, Truman
Call Number:
364.1523 C2466i 2002
Description:

With no apparent motive and few clues, this narrative recalls the savage and seemingly senseless murder of the Clutter family.

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
Artist/Author/Cast:
Grisham, John
Call Number:
345.766 G8695i 2006
Description:

After a young cocktail waitress is savagely murdered, an Oklahoma man is convicted by lying witnesses and tainted evidence.

Artist/Author/Cast:
Amirante, Sam
Call Number:
364.15232 A5175j 2011
Description:

This gripping storyline recounts the grotesque killings performed by one of the most diabolical serial killers in American history.

Artist/Author/Cast:
Kolker, Robert
Call Number:
364.1523 K8136L 2013
Description:

A haunting account of an unsolved case and a humanizing depiction of Craiglist escorts.

Manhunt: The Twelve-day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
Artist/Author/Cast:
Swanson, James
Call Number:
364.1524 S9727m 2007
Description:

This action-packed narrative of John Wilkes Booth’s escape is packed with vivid, hour-by-hour detail of intrigue and betrayal.

Manson
Artist/Author/Cast:
Guinn, Jeff
Call Number:
92 Manson 2013
Description:

Readers will revel in the reconstruction of Manson’s childhood and the wicked and compelling circumstances that helped breed a monster.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Artist/Author/Cast:
Berendt, John
Call Number:
975.8 B4885m
Description:

Skillfully woven, this intriguing tale of murder in an old Southern town is filled with colorful characters and unexpected twists.

The Monster of Florence
Artist/Author/Cast:
Preston, Douglas J.
Call Number:
363.1523 P9374m 2008
Description:

Learn the possible identity of an Italian serial killer who ritually murdered fourteen young lovers and has never been caught.

Artist/Author/Cast:
Naifeh, Steven
Call Number:
M273.7 N1554m
Description:

Mark Hofmann, counterfeiter of treasured LDS documents, detonated two bombs in Salt Lake City to eliminate witnesses of his scheme.

Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper--Case Closed
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cornwell, Patricia
Call Number:
364.1523 C8216j
Description:

Cornwell combines physical evidence, input from FBI profilers, and forensic science to reveal the identity of Jack the Ripper.

Practice to Deceive
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rule, Ann
Call Number:
364.152 R9352p 2013
Description:

Unravel the tangled web of Russel Douglas’ cold-blooded murder in the remote Whidbey Island neighborhood of Washington’s scenic coastline.

Run, Brother, Run
Artist/Author/Cast:
Berg, David
Call Number:
364.1523 B4932r 2013
Description:

In 1968 rural Texas, the author’s brother was murdered by Charles Harrelson, hit man and father of actor Woody Harrelson.

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