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Longtine, Sonny.

Summary: "Explore a collection of 24 legendary murders that spans 160 years of Upper Michigan's history and dispels the notion that murder in the Upper Peninsula is an anomaly"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The History Press 2014

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Rule, Ann.

Summary: "From the New York Times #1 bestselling author comes a riveting true-crime mystery set on a sleepy island in the Pacific Northwest: a man is murdered and the long list of suspects includes an aging beauty queen and her boyfriend. One wintery night on quiet Whidbey Island off the coast of Washington, Russ Douglas spent Christmas with his estranged wife, Brenna. She agreed to let him visit his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2013

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

Lysiak, Matthew.

Summary: "In the vein of Dave Cullen's Columbine, the first comprehensive account of the Sandy Hook tragedy--with exclusive new reporting that chronicles the horrific events of December 14, 2012, including new insight into the dark mind of gunman Adam Lanza. Twenty-six people dead; twenty of them schoolchildren between the ages of six and seven. The world mourned the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.782 LYS

Abrams, Dan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln was hired to defend him. This was to be his last great case as a lawyer. The case posed painful personal challenges for Lincoln. The murder victim had trained for the law in his office, and Lincoln had been his friend and his mentor. His accused killer,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.7 ABR

Mitchell, Jerry

Summary: "An award-winning investigative reporter shares the real-life detective story of how Klansmen came to justice in notorious unsolved civil rights cold cases--decades after they had gotten away with murder"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Schultz, Mark

Summary: "The riveting true story-soon to be a high-profile film-of Olympic wrestling gold medal-winning brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz and their fatal relationship with the eccentric John du Pont, heir to the du Pont dynasty. On January 26, 1996, Dave Schultz, Olympic gold medal winner and wrestling golden boy, was shot three times by du Pont family heir John E. du Pont at the famed Foxcatcher...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.4 SCH

Patterson, James

Summary: John Lennon was one of the world's most influential people. Mark David Chapman was one of the most invisible. By the end of 1980, the Beatles had been broken up for a decade, a decade John Lennon had spent in search of his true identity: singer, songwriter, activist, burn out. "It's the perfect time to be coming back, " he declared. Except that Lennon was a marked man. As early as the Beatles'...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2020

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

Sanders, Ed.

Summary: "In 1971, Ed Sanders published The Family, his insider's account of the Manson family murders; it was an immediate sensation. Using the same investigative skills and insider contacts that informed his counterculture classic, Sanders delivers the definitive account of the brief and tragic life of Sharon Tate. The biography takes a close look at Tate's life-from her itinerant childhood and early...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TATE, SHARON SAN

Baer, Robert.

Summary: "A book about assassinations and Baer's years in the CIA"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 BAE

Safran, John.

Summary: "An unlikely journalist, a murder case in Mississippi, and a fascinating literary true crime story in the style of Jon Ronson. A notorious white supremacist named Richard Barrett was brutally murdered in Mississippi in 2010 by a young black man named Vincent McGee. At first the murder seemed a twist on old Deep South race crimes. But then new revelations and complications came to light. Maybe...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Hardcover 2014

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

DeKok, David.

Summary: " On Nov. 28, 1969, Betsy Aardsma, a 22-year-old graduate student in English at Penn State, was stabbed to death in the stacks of Pattee Library at the university's main campus in State College. For more than forty years, her murder went unsolved, though detectives with the Pennsylvania State Police and local citizens worked tirelessly to find her killer. The mystery was eventually...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Pequot 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 DEK

Link, Mardi.

Summary: "On a bitterly cold afternoon in December 1986, a Michigan State trooper found the frozen body of Jerry Tobias in the bed of his pickup truck. The 31-year-old oil field worker and small-time drug dealer was curled up on his side on the truck's bare metal, pressed against the tailgate, clad only in jeans, a checkered shirt, and cowboy boots. Inside the cab of the truck was a fresh package of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 LIN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 LIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.152 LIN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 364.15 Link 2014
1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MI 364.152 Link 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 364.152 LIN

Phillips, Mark J.

Summary: "In every decade of the twentieth century, one sensational murder trial riveted public attention and at the time was called "the trial of the century." This book tells the story of each murder case and the dramatic trial that followed. Starting with the murder of famed architect Stanford White in 1906 and ending with the O.J. Simpson trial of 1994, the authors recount ten compelling tales...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2016

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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

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

Schechter, Harold.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Beekman Place, one of the most exclusive addresses in Manhattan, hasn't always been home to the rich. In the 1930s, when bluebloods like the Vanderbilts and Rockefellers began to build luxury towers, poor European immigrants lived in filthy slums among the riverside factories and abbatoirs. It was in this setting that a young man committed a grisly triple-murder on Easter Sunday, 1937. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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

Hogan, Shanna.

Summary: "In 2007, Dr. Martin MacNeill--a doctor, lawyer, and Mormon bishop--discovered his wife of 30 years dead in the bathtub of their Pleasant Grove, Utah home, her face bearing the scars of a facelift he persuaded her to undergo just a week prior. At first the death of 50-year-old Michele MacNeill, a former beauty queen and mother of eight, appeared natural. But days after the funeral when Dr....

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 HOG

Adshead, Gwen.

Summary: What drives someone to commit an act of terrible violence? Drawing from her thirty years' experience in working with people who have committed serious offenses, Dr. Gwen Adshead provides fresh and surprising insights into violence and the mind. Through a collaboration with coauthor Eileen Horne, Dr. Adshead brings her extraordinary career to life in a series of unflinching portraits. In...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.232 ADS

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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Olsen, Gregg

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Summary: "At just 30 years old, with dark-blonde hair and freckles, Barbara Weaver was as pretty as the women depicted on the covers of her favorite "bonnet" stories - romance novels set in Amish America. Barbara had everything she'd ever wanted: five beautiful children, a home, her faith, and a husband named Eli. But while Barbara was happy to live as the Amish have for centuries - without modern...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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Humes, Edward

Summary: "More than a gripping detective story, Burned is a shocking tale that upends the almost universal confidence we have in flawed forensics -- the "CSI" so long celebrated in fiction and film-- that has put thousands in prison as our justice system chose toembrace junk science over protecting the innocent. On an April night in 1989, three small children perished in a Los Angeles apartment fire....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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

Patterson, James

Summary: "John Lennon was one of the world's most influential people. Mark David Chapman was one of the most invisible. By the end of 1980, the Beatles had been broken up for a decade -- a decade John Lennon had spent in search of his true identity: singer, songwriter, activist, burn out. "It's the perfect time to be coming back," he declared. Except that Lennon was a marked man. As early as the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LENNON, JOHN PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B LENNON PAT

Sharkey, Alix

Summary: In this remarkable memoir, a harrowing true story of family, violence, guilt and atonement, a journalist reflects on his own journey to come to terms with his brothers terrible crimes - and to find justice for the young girl he killed.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHA

Wilber, Del Quentin

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Twelve homicides, three police-involved shootings and a furious hunt for an especially brutal killer--February 2013 was a good month for murder in suburban Washington, D.C. After gaining unparalleled access to the homicide unit in Prince George's County, which borders the nation's capital, Del Quentin Wilber begins shadowing the talented, often quirky detectives who get the call when a body...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 WIL

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