Some Favorite True Crime Reads, (couldn't narrow it down to 10)

  1. Paranoia & Heartbreak, Fifteen Years in a Juvenile Facility,
    by Jerome Gold

  2. A Violent Act,
    by Alec Wilkinson

  3. Murder in Coweta County,
    by Margaret Anne Barnes

  4. Chasing The Devil: My Twenty-Year Quest to Capture the Green River Killer,
    by David Reichart

  5. Fatal Vision,
    by Joe McGinniss

  6. Hell's Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs
    by Hunter S. Thompson

  7. Killer: A Journal of Murder
    by Thomas E. Gaddis and James O. Long

  8. The Hangman's Knot: Lynching, Legal Execution, and America's Struggle with the Dealth Penalty
    by Eliza Steelwater

  9. Mr. Nice
    by Howard Marks

  10. The Gang Book
    by Chicago Crime Commission

  11. BAD: The Autobiography of James Carr
    by James Carr

  12. Down by the River: Drugs, Money, Murder, and Family
    by Charles Bowden

  13. Shots in the Dark: True Crime Pictures
    by Gail Buckland and Harold Evans

  14. In Cold Blood
    by Truman Capote

  15. The Onion Field
    by Joseph Wambaugh

  16. Illustrated True Crime: A Photographic Record
    ed Colin Wilson

  17. The Encyclopedia of Crime
    by Oliver Cyriax, Colin Wilson, Damon Wilson

     

 

- Melinda Fries