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Before and After
Before and After

Judy Christie

The incredible, poignant true stories of victims of a notorious adoption scandal—some of whom learned the truth from Lisa Wingate's bestselling novel Before We Were Yours, and were reunited with birth family members as a result of the novel's wide reach.From the 1920s through 1950, Georgia...
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Star Spangled Scandal
Star Spangled Scandal

Chris DeRose

The year is 1859 and Congressman Daniel Sickles and his beautiful wife Teresa are the toast of Washington, DC society. President James Buchanan is godfather to their daughter. Philip Barton Key, US Attorney for the District of Columbia (and the son of Francis Scott Key), is one of the couple's...
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Chaos
Chaos

Tom O'Neill

A journalist's twenty-year obsession with the Manson murders leads to shocking new conspiracy theories about the FBI's involvement in this fascinating reevaluation of one of the most infamous cases in American history. In 1999, when Tom O'Neill was assigned a piece by Premiere magazine...
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Three Sisters in Black
Three Sisters in Black

Norman Zierold

In 1909, a bathtub drowning became one of the most famous and bizarre criminal cases in American history.On November 29, 1909, police were called to a ramshackle home in East Orange, New Jersey, where they found the emaciated body of twenty-four-year-old Oceana "Ocey" Snead facedown in the bathtub-dead...
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Defy All the Devils
Defy All the Devils

Norman Zierold

The "fascinating, hair-raising, suspenseful" account of a little boy abducted in broad daylight and the desperate manhunt to find him (New York Times Book Review).On July 1, 1874, four-year-old Charley Ross and his older brother, Walter, were playing in front of their stately Philadelphia...
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Conviction
Conviction

Denver Nicks

On New Year's Eve, 1939, a horrific triple murder occurred in rural Oklahoma. Within a matter of days, investigators identified several suspects: convicts who had been at a craps game with one of the victims the night before. Also at the craps game was a young black farmer named W. D. Lyons....
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Blonde Rattlesnake
Blonde Rattlesnake

Julia Bricklin

Nineteen-year-old Burmah Adams, a hairdresser and former Santa Ana High School student, spent her honeymoon on a crime spree. She and her husband of less than one week, White, an ex-con, robbed at least twenty people in and around downtown L.A. at gunpoint over an eight-week period. But the worst...
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The Moscow Rules
The Moscow Rules

Antonio Mendez

From the spymaster and inspiration for the movie Argo: how a group of brilliant but under-supported CIA operatives developed breakthrough spy tactics that helped turn the tide of the Cold WarAntonio Mendez and his future wife Jonna were CIA operatives working to spy on Moscow in the late...
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The Queen
The Queen

Josh Levin

Slate editor Josh Levin's masterful account of the life and crimes of America's original "welfare queen" On the South Side of Chicago in 1974, Linda Taylor reported a phony burglary, concocting a lie about stolen furs and jewelry. The detective who checked it out soon discovered she was a welfare...
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Sea Stories
Sea Stories

William H. Mcraven

Following the success of his #1 New York Times bestseller Make Your Bed, which has sold over one million copies, Admiral William H. McRaven is back with amazing stories of bravery and heroism from his career as a Navy SEAL and commander of America's Special Forces.Admiral William H. McRaven...
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