True Crime is an immensely popular part of our Library's circulating collection. This genre typically provides an adrenaline filled reading experience, leaving readers on the edge of their seats with a mixture of fear and curiosity. Unfortunately the writing is often a weak link, diminishing the visceral impact of the stories.
Listed below are the true crimes titles in our collection that have received an 2010 Editor's Choice Award from True Crime Book Reviews. These titles should all provided readers with both adrenaline and enjoyable writing!
In the Still of the Night : the strange death of Ronda Reynolds and her mother's unceasing quest for the truth
by Ann Rule
Evil Next Door : the untold story of a killer undone by DNA
by Amanda Lamb
My Stolen Son : the Nick Markowitz story
by Susan Markowitz
by Corey Mitchell
A Twisted Faith : a minister's obsession and the murder that destroyed a church
by Gregg Olsen
Murder In Italy: the shocking slaying of a British student, the accused American girl, and an international scandal
by Candace Dempsey
Shattered : the true story of a mother's love, a husband's betrayal, and a cold-blooded Texas murder
by Kathryn Casey