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Fleming, Candace

Summary: How did two teenagers brutally murder an innocent child ... and why? And how did their brilliant lawyer save them from the death penalty in 1920s Chicago? Written by a prolific master of narrative nonfiction, this is a compulsively readable true-crime story based on an event dubbed the "crime of the century." In 1924, eighteen-year-old college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb made a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anne Schwartz Books 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.152 FLE

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.152 FLE

Renner, James

Summary: "In September of 1990, in the Cleveland suburb of Shaker Heights, sixteen-year-old Lisa Pruett was on her way to a midnight tryst with her boyfriend when she was viciously stabbed to death only thirty feet from the boy's home. The murder cast a palpable gloom over the upscale community and sparked accusations, theories, and rumors among Lisa's friends and peers. Together they wove a damning...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 REN

Patterson, James

Summary: Two true-crime thrillers include "Murder of Innocence," in which a global effort captures a serial predator; and "A Murderous Affair," in which a rookie FBI agent is set up by his informant.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 PAT

Summary: Based on the 2011 murder of Betsy Faria that resulted in her husband, Russ' conviction. When his conviction was overturned, the crime set off a chain of events that exposed a diabolical scheme deeply involving Pam Hupp.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV THI

Larkin, Deborah Holt

Summary: "Deborah Larkin was only ten years old when the quiet calm of her California suburb was shattered. Thirty miles north, on a quiet November night in Santa Barbara, a pregnant nurse named Olga Duncan disappeared from her apartment. The mystery deepens when it is discovered that Olga's mother in-law--a deeply manipulative and deceptive woman--had been doing everything in her power to separate Olga...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2022

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Godfrey, Rebecca

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "One moonlit night, fourteen-year-old Reena Virk went to join friends at a party and never returned home ... Godfrey takes us into the hidden world of the seven teenage girls--and boy--accused of a savage murder"--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2019

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Summary: Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne begins making a film for Zachary, son of his oldest friend who was murdered by Zachary's mother. The film's focus shifts to Zachary's grandparents as they fight to win custody of Zachary from the woman who took their son's life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DEA

Summary: An HBO limited series. After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and he is charged with her murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Patterson, James

Summary: "Detective Lindsay Boxer vows to protect a young woman from a serial killer long enough to see her twenty-first birthday. When Tara Burke goes missing with her baby girl, all eyes are on her husband, Lucas. He paints her not as a missing person but a wayward wife--until a gruesome piece of evidence turns the investigation criminal. ADA Yuki Castellano sizes Lucas up as a textbook domestic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PAT

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PAT

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

Summary: Inspired by a true story, The Staircase follows writer and war veteran Michael Peterson after the suspicious death of his wife Kathleen. On December 9, 2001, Michael makes a frantic 911 call reporting Kathleen has fallen down the stairs of their Durham, NC home. But when the district attorney brings murder charges, members of Michael's blended family must choose whose side they're on and which...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV STA

Garner, Helen

Summary: "From one of Australia's most prolific writers comes the engrossing, definitive chronicle of an infamous true-crime saga, about a father suspected of murdering his three sons, the trial that gripped a nation, and the brutal spectacle of Australia's criminal justice system On the evening of September 4, 2005, Father's Day, Robert Farquharson, a separated husband, was driving his three sons home...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2023

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When a prominent French politician is found dead on the border between the UK and France, detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann are sent to investigate on behalf of their respective countries. The case takes a surreal turn when a shocking discovery is made at the crime scene, forcing the French and British police into an uneasy partnership.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Cross, Kim (Kimberly Hisako)

Summary: "Paced like a thriller and full of insider information on the history and science of Crime Scene Investigation, In Light of All Darkness embeds readers in one of the most famous true-crime stories of our generation--the kidnapping of Polly Klaas--a case as pivotal in the history of the FBI as the Unabomber or Oklahoma City bombing. On October 1, 1993, a 12-year-old girl was kidnapped at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25 CRO

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.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2020

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

Summary: Examines the roadside murder of a Dallas police officer, and the subsequent arrest and conviction of drifter Randall Adams, who was given a death sentence despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY DOC THI

Cep, Casey N.

Summary: "The stunning story of an Alabama serial killer and the true-crime book that Harper Lee worked on obsessively in the years after 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' Reverend Willie Maxwell was a rural preacher accused of murdering five of his family members for insurance money in the 1970s. With the help of a savvy lawyer, he escaped justice for years until a relative shot him dead at the funeral of his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364.152 CEP

Patterson, James

Summary: Alex Cross and Detective Sampson venture into the Montana wilderness. They become the prey when they're attacked by assassins controlled by the mastermind who has stalked Alex for years. No backup. No way out.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Miller, Jax

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 MIL

Summary: Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BCI Eclipse 2007

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER ALF

Summary: During a blackout, a woman is found murdered in the middle of the Oresund Bridge, on the border between Sweden and Denmark. Police from both countries are called to the scene, and what looks like one murder turns out to be two. It's a spectacular double murder: the bodies have been brutally cut in half at the waist and put together to form a single corpse. Half of the body belongs to a Swedish...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Cavanagh, Steve

Summary: They call him the King of Death Row. Randal Korn has sent more men to their deaths than any district attorney in the history of the United States. When a young woman, Skylar Edwards, is found murdered in Buckstown, Alabama, a corrupt sheriff arrests the last person to see her alive, Andy Dubois. It doesn't seem to matter anyone that Andy is innocent. Everyone in Buckstown believes Andy is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orion 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAV

Dominé, David

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: This true crime saga--with an eccentric Southern backdrop--introduces the reader to the story of a murder in a crumbling Louisville mansion and the decades of secrets and corruption that live within the old house's walls. On June 18, 2010, police discover a body buried in the wine cellar of a Victorian mansion in Old Louisville. James Carroll, shot and stabbed the year before, has lain for 7...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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Patterson, James

Summary: For a trio of colleagues, an innocent night out after class ends in a deadly torture session. They vanish without a clue -- until a body turns up. With the safety of San Francisco's entire school system as stake, Lindsay Boxer has never been under more pressure. To solve the School Night case, Lindsay turns to her best friend, investigative journalist Cindy Thomas, as the chief of police and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2019

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