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Hale, Kathleen

Summary: "The first full account of the Slenderman stabbing, a true crime narrative of mental illness, the American judicial system, the trials of adolescence, and the power of the internet. On May 31, 2014, in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha, Wisconsin, two twelve-year-old girls attempted to stab their classmate to death. Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier's violence was extreme, but what seemed even more...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2022

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Cicchini, Michael D.

Summary: "A criminal defense attorney goes beyond the popular Netflix documentary to detail the legal nightmare that led to the conviction of Steven Avery"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345 CIC

Buting, Jerome F.

Summary: Interweaving an insider's account of the true crime saga behind "Making a Murderer" with other controversial cases from his career, Steven Avery's defense attorney reveals the flaws in America's criminal justice system and puts forth a persuasive call for reform.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345 BUT

Galligan, John

Summary: "Fifteen years ago, Heidi White's parents were shot to death on their Bad Axe County farm. The police declared it a murder-suicide and closed the case. But that night, Heidi found the one clue she knew could lead to the truth--if only the investigators would listen. Now Heidi White is Heidi Kick, wife of local baseball legend Harley Kick and mother of three small children. She's also the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAL

Galligan, John

Summary: Sheriff Heidi Kick has a dead body on her hands: a homeless young man last seen alive miles from the Bad Axe. The medical examiner confirms what Sheriff Kick has been experiencing in her own reoccurring nightmares of late: the victim was buried alive. As the relentless summer heat bears down and more bodies are discovered, Sheriff Kick also finds herself embroiled in a nasty reelection...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperback 2021

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAL

Povletich, William

Summary: "Some Like It Cold chronicles the true story of twin brothers Lee and Larry Williams, whose love of surfing evolved in the most unlikely of geographies: off the shores of Lake Michigan. From their boyhood home in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, the brothers trekked to the local beach with their longboards and their dreams to master the waves at spots like the Elbow and the Cove. The next six decades...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wisconsin Historical Society Press 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 POV

Wright, Jaime Jo

Summary: "After Aggie Dunkirk's career is unceremoniously ended by her own mistakes, she finds herself traveling to Wisconsin, where her grandmother, Mumsie, lives alone in her rambling old home. She didn't plan for how eccentric Mumsie has become, obsessing over an old, unsolved crime scene--even going so far as to re-create it in the attic. Mystery seems to follow her when she finds work as a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WRI

Patterson, James

Summary: Two true-crime tales relate the stories of a couple who were tortured and left for dead after a home invasion, and a double homicide in Omaha, Nebraska.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAT

Galligan, John

Summary: "It’s a time for celebration in Bad Axe County as the town gathers for the annual Syttende Mai—or Norwegian Independence Day—festival. During this rollicking family-oriented event filled with dancing and food, Sheriff Heidi Kick discovers a dark and shocking event—a migrant worker has been savagely beaten but refuses to explain what happened. Then, a sudden murder of a band member shatters the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Galligan 2020

Jance, J. A. (Judith A.)

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Ali Reynolds and her team at High Noon Enterprises must race against the clock to save an archbishop as he faces mysterious death threats.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD CRE

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JAN

Houston, Victoria

Summary: When the bodies of a wealthy Chicago industrialist and his wife are discovered in their summer home at the same time that a local lawyer disappears, life becomes complicated for Loon Lake Chief of Police Lew Ferris. Relying on the forensic dental expertise of her close friend and acting coroner, Doc Osborne, Lew soon finds the investigations are even more complicated than she thought when a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOU

Cribari, M. F.

Summary: Like a rotten onion peeled away from itself, with seemingly no end to the many layers and stench; was the tragic truth, that four little ones and their torturous murders which set off a fire storm of fear, that for a time crippled a community and forever devastated their families; were, in the landscape of the underbelly of humanity where kings, thieves and killers dwelt; simply small pebbles...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Outskits Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 CRI

Mackie, Bella

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Summary: When Grace Bernard discovers her absentee millionaire father has rejected her dying mother's pleas for help, she vows revenge, and sets about to kill every member of his family. Readers have a front row seat as Grace picks off the family one by one - and the result is as gruesome as it is entertaining in this wickedly dark romp about class, family, love - and murder. But then Grace is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Borough Press 2021

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Summary: Naruto is convicted of a serious crime he didn't commit and is sent to the inescapable prison, Hozuki Castle. The warden, Mui, quickly seals away Naruto's chakra to prevent him from rebelling. Refusing to give up, Naruto plans his escapewhile also befriending his fellow inmates Ryuzetsu and Maroi.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME NAR

Summary: Eccentricity defines daily life in Rome, Wisconsin, where the Tin Man from "The wizard of Oz" is murdered, a student brings a severed hand to school for show-and-tell, and a woman runs over her husband with a steam roller pleading "not guilty by reason of menopause." Sheriff Jimmy Brock has seen it all. Indeed, behind the tidy picket fences of this quirky little town lie all the same problems...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PIC

Balzo, Sandra.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

Thayer, Steve.

Summary: Wrongfully labeled a chief suspect after a shooting by a long-range sniper, deputy sheriff and former wartime army ranger P.A. Pennington realizes an old nemesis, Nazi colonel Christian Wolfgang Stangl, has returned.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam's 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Thaye

Box, C. J.

Summary: Assisting an investigation into a fatal grizzly attack that is not what it seems, Joe Pickett becomes embroiled in the case of a prominent judge's wife by a would-be assassin who was shooting from a confoundingly long distance.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BOX

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BOX

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Box 2020

Garwood, Julie.

Summary: Peyton Lockhart and her sisters have inherited Bishop's Cove, a small, luxurious oceanfront resort, but it comes with a condition: The girls must run the resort for one year and show a profit, only then will they own it. A graduate of a prestigious French culinary school, Peyton has just lost her job as a food critic. Out of work and in a bad place personally, a year doing something completely...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GAR

Danvers, Holly

Summary: In this series debut perfect for fans of Jenn McKinlay and Miranda James, Rain Wilmont must discover the killer, before the book closes on her life. "Rain Wilmot must dicover the killer, before the book closes on her life. Rain Wilmot has just returned to her family's waterfront log cabin in Lofty Pines, Wisconsin, after the untimely death of her husband. The cabin is peaceful compared to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAN

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAN

Ryan, Annelise.

Summary: After discovering the dead body of Shannon Tolliver on Halloween night, Deputy Coroner Mattie Winston and her boss, Izzy, use their razor sharp medical skills to catch a clever killer who is trying to frame Shannon's ex-husband for the crime.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RYA

Schwartz, Anne E.

Summary: "The real story of the shocking Jeffrey Dahmer murders, as told by the Milwaukee Journal reporter who broke the story--from the dramatic scene when police first entered Dahmer's apartment to the lasting repercussions of the case today. One night in July 1991, two policemen saw a man running handcuffed from the apartment of Jeffrey Dahmer. Investigating, they made a gruesome discovery: three...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling New York, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 SCH

Balzo, Sandra.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

Michaelis, Arno

Summary: Documents the story of the unlikely and powerful friendship between a Sikh and a former white supremacist in the aftermath of Wade Michael Page's murderous 2012 attack on a Wisconsin Sikh Temple, describing how they launched the Serve 2 Unite organization to promote community inclusion and fight hate crimes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MIC

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