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calendar iconThe True Crime Book Club will meet on the third Monday of every other month at 1:00pm starting in January. Find more information in the event calendar.    

In Cold Blood

Truman Capote - Vintage
Format: Paperback

On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues. As Truman Capote reconstructs...

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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann - Doubleday
Format: Paperback

In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe.
Then, one by one, the Osage...
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When a Killer Calls: A Haunting Story of Murder, Criminal Profiling, and Justice in a Small Town

John E. Douglas
Format: Book

Our selection for our May 16, 2022 meeting is "When a Killer Calls."

From John Douglas - the legendary FBI criminal profiler, #1 New York Times bestselling author, and inspiration for the Netflix show Mindhunter - comes a chilling journey...

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Amy: My Search for Her Killer: Secrets and Suspects in the Unsolved Murder of Amy Mihaljevic

James Renner - Gray & Company, Publishers
Format: Book

Our selection for the July 18, 2022 meeting is "Amy: My Search For Her Killer."

“Poignant and wonderfully well-written.” — Richard North Patterson, New York Times bestselling author of Silent Witness“I fell in love with Amy Mihaljevic not long...

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Scoundrel: How a Convicted Murderer Persuaded the Women Who Loved Him, the Conservative Establishment, and the Courts to Set Him Free

Sarah Weinman
Format: Book

Our selection for the September 19, 2022 meeting is Sarah Weinman's "Scoundrel."

 

In the 1960s, Edgar Smith, in prison and sentenced to death for the murder of teenager Victoria Zielinski, struck up a correspondence with William F. Buckley, the founder...

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The title for our November 21, 2022 meeting is TBA.  If you have any titles you would like to suggest please feel free.