Non-Fiction - True Crime

California's Deadly Women

Murder and Mayhem in the Golden State 1850–1950
By Michael Thomas Barry

California's Deadly Women: Murder and Mayhem in the Golden State 1850–1950 by Michael Thomas Barry tells the tales of exactly that. Crime stories fill our newspapers from cover to cover these days, but things were no different years ago. In the century between 1850 and...

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Crime Buff's Guide To OUTLAW LOS ANGELES

By Ron Franscell

Crime Buff’s Guide to Outlaw Los Angeles by Ron Franscell is part true crime cliff notes, part tour guide, part crime trivia. It includes a comprehensive list of many of California’s most notorious and prolific criminals, chief among them killers, from Fatty Arbuckle to Charles...

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Con Artistry

How to Spot and Deal with a Con Artist to Avoid the Different Types of Scams
By Edwin Piers, Instafo

Toward the end of Con Artistry by Edwin Piers, Instafo, the author states: “A con artist is only as great as its victim”. How very true, and one might add that the less informed the victim, the greater the con artist’s chances of success. That’s...

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Cradle of Crime

A Daughter's Tribute
By Luellen Smiley

Luellen Smiley’s Cradle of Crime: A Daughter's Tribute is a narrative account of a hidden family history. The narrator of the story is hounded by her fear of her father, but after watching the documentary of Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel’s life, her father’s best friend, hearing...

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Contract Killer

The Making of a Murderer
By Rodney Timms

You pretty much have to live in the bush or the desert these days not to hear of yet another mass murder or killing spree, sadly, and increasingly, committed by teenagers. What is going on here and why does it happen? What is going on...

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Code Name: Papa

My Extraordinary Life while Hiding in Plain Sight
By John Murray, Sharon Murray, Abby Jones

Code Name: Papa - My Extraordinary Life While Hiding in Plain Sight by John Murray as told to Sharon Murray with Abby Jones is the extraordinary memoir of Papa, a man who was in Vietnam and who then joins a secret organization to help keep...

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CurbCheK-Reload

2nd edition
By Zach Fortier

In this age of television, where even the most gruesome police drama ends with warm and fuzzies, Zach Fortier turns that notion on its head with his gritty and often dark glimpse into the life of a true crime fighter. CurbChek Reload is more than...

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Curbchek

By Zach Fortier

“CurbChek” by retired Police Officer Zach Fortier is a gritty, behind the scenes look at the day to day existence of a city patrol officer on night shift. This is fiction only in the sense that the geographic areas in which he worked are not...

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Command Influence

A story of Korea and the politics of injustice
By Robert A Shaines

Command Influence is the memoirs of Robert A. Shaines, mostly covering the years he was a JAG officer in the Air Force. He shares his experiences in the Air Force and Korea; however, his main focus is on the trial of George C. Schreiber. Shaines...

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