by: Beverly Lowry
Publisher: pKnopfBook Description
An exhaustive examination of an unsolved 1991 murder of four teenage girls at a frozen yogurt shop in Austin, Texas.
The girls had all been shot, their bodies were incinerated at the back of the shop, and one or more of them was raped. F ... more
by: Ethan Brown
Publisher: pScribnerBook Description
Grisly account of unsolved murders in a small Louisiana town.
New Orleans–based investigative reporter Brown (Shake the Devil Off: A True Story of the Murder that Rocked New Orleans, 2009, etc.) spent two years unraveling the sto ... more
by: James Duane
Publisher: pLittle ABook Description
Building on his much-viewed YouTube video “Don’t Talk to the Police,” former criminal defense attorney and legal scholar Duane (Regent Univ. School of Law) offers a cogent, concise argument for keeping silent.
Why is it, asks the a ... more
Publisher: pThomas Dunne BooksBook Description
Biography of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar (1949-1993) by his understandably conflicted son.
Escobar, an Argentina-based architect and subject of the documentary Sins of My Father, sees his father’s infamy alongside qualities of a d ... more
by: Kevin Kelly
Publisher: pBancroft PressBook Description
Hit the quarterback. Hit the mook. This tale of crime and penalty focuses on a local antihero who did plenty of both.
Kelly, a member of the conference-winning Saint Don Bosco Technical High School team of 1974, tells two stories. The fi ... more
by: Jonathan Hafetz
Publisher: pNYU PressBook Description
As Barack Obama’s presidency comes to a close, lawyers who defend inmates at Guantánamo assess his broken promise to close the prison and the legacy he will leave.
Though the public knows it as a prison for the world’s most hardened ... more
Publisher: pHenry Holt and Co.Book Description
Propulsive account of a hard-charging homicide unit in a high-crime Washington, D.C., suburb.
Wilber (Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan, 2011), who covers the Justice Department for the Los Angeles Times, ... more