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Brottman, Mikita

Summary: "The story of Brian Bechtold, who killed his parents in 1992 at the age of twenty-two. Critically acclaimed author and psychoanalyst Mikita Brottman offers literary true crime writing at its best, taking us into the life of a murderer after his conviction-when most stories end but the defendant's life goes on"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

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Peterson, Jillian

Summary: Using research data, including first-person accounts from the perpetrators themselves, a special investigator and psychologist and a sociologist, who built The Violence Project, a comprehensive database of mass shooters, share their solutions for putting an end to these tragedies that have defined the modern era.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 PET

Grann, David

Summary: In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, became a prime target. Her relatives were...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2017

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Miller, Jax

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Summary: "The stranger-than-fiction cold case from rural Oklahoma that has stumped authorities for two decades, concerning the disappearance of two teenage girls and the much larger mystery of murder, police cover-up, and an unimaginable truth... On December 30, 1999, in rural Oklahoma, sixteen-year-old Ashley Freeman and her best friend, Lauria Bible, were having a sleepover. The next morning, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Davidson, Adam

Summary: "Contrary to what you may have heard, the middle class is not dying and robots are not stealing our jobs. In fact, writes Adam Davidson-one of our leading public voices on economic issues- the twenty-first-century economic paradigm offers new ways of making money, fresh paths toward professional fulfillment, and unprecedented opportunities for curious, ambitious individuals to combine the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 DAV

Sheehan, J. Kevin.

Summary: A Leader Becomes a Leader: Inspirational Stories of Leadership for a New Generation is a thought-provoking and much-heralded first work from nationally recognized entreprenuer and author J. Kevin Sheehan. With 207 gorgeous photographs and a splendid design from award-winning graphic artist Jan Lindy Boyce, the book lays out cinematically, with sprawling visuals that present critical themes of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: True Gifts Pub. 2007

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 158.4 SHE

Appleman, J. Reuben

Summary: Enthralling. Gripping. Cinematic. Raw. A cold case murder investigation paced like a podcast, as visually stunning as a film, and as brave and personal as our darkest memoirs. J. Reuben Appelman cracks open one of America's most notorious murder sprees while simultaneously banging the gavel on his own history with violence. A deftly-crafted true crime story with grit, set amid the decaying...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

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Sullivan, Tom

Summary: "A minute-by-minute account of the only unsolved airplane hijacking in the United States uses reproductions of FBI files and investigation photographs to chronicle the events surrounding an unidentified extortionist's 1971 hijacking and disappearance."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, Harper Alley, imprints of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 364.1552 SUL
1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 364.1552 SUL

Owen, Erika

Summary: Owen looks at women from the past who weren't afraid to break the law or challenge gender norms. From pirates to madams, gamblers to bootleggers, and serial killers to outlaws, these women used rebellious and whose criminal acts solidify their place in history. -- adapted from back cover

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tiller Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1092 OWE

Patterson, James

Summary: It's impossible to resist Andrew Luster. He's rich, charming, and good-looking, and dozens of women have fallen under his spell. But Andrew is no mere womanizer. He's a predator, and it'll take a global effort to put him behind bars.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364.1523 PAT

Weinman, Sarah

Summary: "In 1948, Sally Horner was just eleven years old when she was kidnapped by a man claiming to be an FBI agent. Seven years later, Vladimir Nabokov published Lolita, perhaps the most seminal novel of the twentieth century. Sarah Weinman's investigation into how the two are connected is a thrilling, heartbreaking mix of literary scholarship and true-crime writing."--back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.88 WEI

Williams, Rachel DeLoache

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Summary: Anna Delvey, a self-proclaimed German heiress, was generous, worldly and ambitious. Then she asked her new friend Williams to join her on an all-expenses-paid trip to Marrakech at the five-star La Mamounia hotel. Anna's credit cards mysteriously stopped working, and Anna asked Williams to begin fronting costs-- for flights, meals and shopping, and, finally, for their $7,500-per-night private...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2019

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Nest, Michael Wallace

Summary: "A small team uncovers new evidence and exposes police failure in one of the North's most enduring missing persons cases. Missing persons. Double murder? Métis leader James Brady was one of the most famous Indigenous activists in Canada. A communist, strategist, and bibliophile, he led Métis and First Nations to rebel against government and church oppression. Brady's success made politicians...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Regina Press, University of Regina 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.2 NES

Ramsland, Katherine M.

Summary: "No two stories about the capture of a serial killer are the same. Sometimes, the killers make crucial mistakes; other times, investigators get lucky. And the process of profiling, hunting, and apprehending these predators has changed radically over time, particularly in the field of criminal forensics, which has exploded in the last ten to 15 years. Laser ablation, video spectral analysis,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.15232 RAM

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Houlahan, Peter

Summary: "Norco '80 tells the story of how five heavily armed young men--led by an apocalyptic born-again Christian--attempted a bank robbery that turned into one of the most violent criminal events in U.S. history, forever changing the face of American law enforcement. Part action thriller and part courtroom drama, Norco '80 transports the reader back to the Southern California of the 1970s, an era of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.15 HOU

David, Anthony S.

Summary: We cannot know how to fix a problem until we understand its causes. But even for some of the most common mental health problems, specialists argue over whether the answers lie in the persons biology, their psychology or their circumstances. As a cognitive neuropsychiatrist, Anthony David brings together many fields of enquiry, from social and cognitive psychology to neurology. The key for each...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 DAV

Salamon, Gayle

Summary: "The Life and Death of Latisha King examines a single incident, the shooting of 15-year-old Latisha King by 14-year-old Brandon McInerney in their junior high school classroom in Oxnard, California in 2008. The press coverage of the shooting, as well as the criminal trial that followed, referred to Latisha, assigned male at birth, as Larry. Unpacking the consequences of representing the victim...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 SAL

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Murphy, Steve (Steven E.)

Summary: The explosive memoir of legendary DEA agents and the subject of the hit Netflix series Narcos. Readers will go deep inside the inner workings of the Search Bloc, the joint Colombian-US task force that resulted in an intensive 18-month operation that tracked Escobar.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 MUR

Rosenberg, Rebecca

Summary: "At Any Cost unravels the twisted story of Rod Covlin, whose unrepentant greed drove him to an unspeakable act of murder and betrayal that rocked New York City. Wealthy, beautiful, and brilliant, Shele Danishefsky had it all. After climbing Wall Street's corporate ladder to the top, she was eager to build a family with her much younger husband, a handsome Ivy League grad named Rod Covlin. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 ROS

Summary: "An anthology of essays and illustrations that illuminate mental health topics in a straightforward way"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 JEN

Brown, Julie K.

Summary: "Dauntless journalist Julie K. Brown recounts her uncompromising and risky investigation of Jeffrey Epstein's underage sex trafficking operation, and the explosive reporting for the Miami Herald that finally brought him to justice while exposing the powerful people and broken system that protected him"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dey Street 2021

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Patterson, James

Summary: Till murder do us part: Kathi Spiars can't believe she's found such a good man to marry as Stephen Marcum. Twelve years later, she starts to suspect that he isn't who he says he is. As she digs into his past, she doesn't realize that learning the truth will lead to a lifetime of fear and hiding.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2021

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