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Objection!: How High-Priced Defense Attorney's Celebrity Defendents, and a 24/7 Media Have Hijacked Our Criminal

By: Grace, Nancy (with Clehane, Diane)

Price: $3.65

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 2005

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009900

ISBN: 1401308481

Condition: Near Fine


351 pp. Close to new, no spine crease, text clean. Cable news reporter Nancy Grace, star of the Cour TV channel, rose to prominence with her OJ trial coverage. In this book, she looks at such celebrity cases as those of Scott Peterson, Kobe Bryant, Robert Blake, Michael Jackson, Martha Stewart and others. She also recalls her early years as a prosecutor in Atlanta. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

The Brethren

By: Grisham, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. (Random House): 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003676

Condition: Near Fine


366 pp. No markings, nearly new, tight binding, bright text. Another Grisham courtroom thriller. View more info

The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime

By: Harvey, Miles

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 2000

Edition: 4th Printing.

Seller ID: 010183

Condition: Near Fine


405 pp. Nearly new, no markings or creasing. A compelling exploration of the weird world of maps and their black market through a recounting of noted map thief Gilbert Bland. Size: 12ni -- 7.25 in. View more info

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Mississippi Mud: A True Story from a Corner of the Deep South

By: Humes, Edward

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010163

ISBN: 0671889982

Condition: Good


365 pp. Mylar protector. Spine slant. Ex-library with usual library stampings. Front endpaper split, binding still firm. Riveting report on the double murder of a politically prominent couple, Margaret and Vince Sherry, in Biloxi, Miss. in 1987. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall View more info

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Spoken in Darkness: Small Town Murder and a Friendship Beyond Death

By: Imbrie, Ann E.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004073

ISBN: 1562828428

Condition: Very Good +


261 pp.Very clean, firm and bright, no markings. Imbrie recounts the disappearance and murder of a 20-year-old woman who happened to be her best friend from childhood. She also delves into how a small town in Michigan reacted to the crime. A thoughtful, detailed account. View more info

Conduct Unbecoming: The Rise and Fall of Finley, Kumble

By: Kumble, Steven J. And Lahart Kevin J.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002439

ISBN: 0881846252

Condition: Good


312 pp. Slight rubbing on spine, boards lightly bowed. Small light water stains on covers. Binding firm, no markings in text. Former head of a politically connected, powerful law firm in New York recounts how the firm destroyed itself. Kumble puts much of the blame on partner Harvey Myerson. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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'Till Death Do Us Part: Love, Marriage, and the Mind of the Killer Spouse

By: Ludwig, Robi and Birkbeck, Matt

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Atria Books: 2006

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 009393

ISBN: 074327508X

Condition: Fine


234 pp., 8 pp. color photos of victims and perpetrators. Extensive biliograhy and list of web sites concerning domestric violence. Close to new, text clean, slight soil on rear of dj. The co-authors, a psychotherapist and journalist, analyze several domestic-violence murders that generated national headlines, including defendants Scott Peterson. Rabbi Fred Neulander, Nancy Seaman, Charles Stewart, Rae Carruth and Celeste Johnston. Intro by TV commentator Nancy Grace. Siz... View more info

Biggs: The World's Most Wanted Man

By: MacKenzie, Colin

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1975

Seller ID: 001235

ISBN: 0688029590

Condition: Very Good


324 pp. "MD" stamped on bottom edge, small light brown stain on front cover, otherwise clean. The story of British train robber Ronald Biggs. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Dead Men Do Tell Tales: The Strange and Fascinating Cases of a Forensic Anthropologist

By: Maples, William R. And Browning, Michael

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1994

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 001930

ISBN: 0385474903

Condition: Very Good


292 pp., 28 pp. b&w hpotos. Very clean, no markings, sturdy. A University of Florida forensic anthropologist writes about his study of bones for clues about violent deaths. Written in a light style. Indudes material on some of Florida's most notorious murders. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Vice Cop

By: McCarthy, Bill and Mallowe, Mike

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Kensington Publishing: 1993

Seller ID: 000998

ISBN: 0821740253

Condition: Very Good


351 pp. Light toning, light rippling and slight dampness trace on margin of first few pages. No markings Subtitle: My 20-year battle with New York's dark side. Veteran cop Bill McCarthy relates his police experiences in the Big Apple, fighting prostitution, drugs and other vices. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

We Are Your Sons

By: Meeropol, Robert and Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1975

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002500

ISBN: 0395205522

Condition: Very Good


419 pp. with 10 pp. b&w photos. Very clean, no markings, light shelf wear. The sons of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg write about their efforts to reopen the espionage case of their executed parents. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Abandoned Prayers

By: Olsen, Gregg

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Popular Library (Time Warner): 1990

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010002

Condition: Very Good +


373 pp. Edgewear and closed one-inch tear on jacket's top spine section. Text clean. Binding firm. True-crime account of an Ohio father who broke away from his Amish family, had gay encounters and left his son's body in a Nebraska ditch. Was the death from natural causes? Size: 8m0 -- 8.5 In. View more info

Justifiable Homicide

By: Osterman, Mark

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New Smyrna Beach, Florida, Luthers: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 002271

ISBN: 1877633178

Condition: Good +


282 pp., spine slanted and slightly creased, crease on lower corner of front cover, Binding firm, text fresh. Inside front cover inscribed "Best wishes, Mark Osterman." A novel about the tangled life of Detroit cop Jack Saunders and his desire for vengeance. This "Dirty Harry"-type novel was penned by a retired Detroit police officer skilled in diving work. In his acknowledgements, Osterman thanks brothers Gary and Alan Luther for helping him self-publish... View more info

Savage Grace

By: Robins, Natalie and Aronson, Steven M.L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY ., William Morrow: 1985

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 005927

Condition: Very Good


466 pp. with biographical notes. Several b&w photos. Light to moderate edgewear. Small chip on dj spine, some dj scuffing of front, rear panels. No markings. An account of the Baekeland family, including the inventor of Bakelite plastic. A great grandson of the millionaire, Tony, murdered his mother, Barbara. View more info

Only in New England

By: Roscoe, Theodore

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1959

Seller ID: 001944

Condition: Very Good


241 pp., Corners dented, spine rubbed, pages lightly toned. else fine, no markings. Subtitled: The Story of a Gaslight Crime. Roscoe says in his introduction the novel is based on an actual unsolved case of a former state senator accused of killing his mother. View more info

You Belong to Me and Other True Cases

By: Rule, Ann

Price: $2.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket: 1994

Edition: 1st Paperback Printing.

Seller ID: 000837

Condition: Good


461 pp. Overall very good, slight tear in top of front cover near spine. Rule, a former Seattle policewoman, covers police cases and elsewhere. The title case concerns Tim Harris, a Florida state trooper in Vero Beach. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Last Dance, Last Change and Other True Cases

By: Rule, Ann

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket: 2003

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003064

ISBN: 0739431412

Condition: Fine


463 pp. Like new, no markings. Vol. 8 of the Ann Rule Crime Files series. Main story concerns murders committed by cosmetic surgeon Anthony Pignaturo in the Buffalo N.Y. area. Four other shorter stories included. With b&w photos. View more info

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True Notebooks: A Writer's Year at Juvenile Hall

By: Salzman, Mark

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage (Random House): 2004

Edition: 9th Printing.

Seller ID: 009248

ISBN: 0375727612

Condition: Fine


330 pp. Close to new, lightly read. No markings. Spine uncreased. The writer recounts a year of teaching a writing class at Central Juvenile Hall in Los Angeles. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

Deadly Whispers

By: Schwarz, Ted

Price: $3.55

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000889

Condition: Very Good


293 pp. with 8 pp. b&w photos. An account of the murder of Kathy Bonney in rural Virginia in 1987 by her father Tom, who had multiple personalities. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Deadly Whispers

By: Schwarz, Ted

Price: $4.35

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002162

Condition: Fine


293 pp. with 8 pp. b&w photos. An account of the murder of Kathy Bonney in rural Virginia in 1987 by her father Tom, who had multiple personalities. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info