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Life (and death) is bigger in Texas

Book cover image: The Wrong Carlos: Anatomy of a Wrongful Execution

They say everything is bigger in Texas and that also seems to apply to legal blunders. 

Murder most ghastly

book cover image: naming Jack the ripper

There is no doubt there is a fascination we have with understanding the working minds of murderers, killers and especially serial killers.

J. Paul Getty III

book cover Uncommon Youth


The kidnapping of J. Paul Getty III in 1973 made international headlines.  

The Killer of Little Shepherds: A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science

      The book,  "The Killer of Little Shepherds: a True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science" recounts the story of French serial killer Joseph Vacher and his crime spree at the end of the nineteenth century. This criminal was finally caught through one of the earliest uses of criminal profiling, by criminologists

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