True Crime Books

Last updated: January 3, 2012
  1. A Stolen Life: A Memoir
    1. A Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Lee Dugard Published: July 12, 2011 Score: 72.83
  2. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
    2. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson Published: May 10, 2011 Score: 41.24
  3. The Devil in the White City
    3. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson Score: 13.34
  4. Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
    4. Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer Published: June 8, 2004 Score: 10.51
  5. Imperfect Justice: Prosecuting Casey Anthony
    5. Imperfect Justice: Prosecuting Casey Anthony by Jeff Ashton and Lisa Pulitzer Published: November 15, 2011 Score: 9.58
  6. Shantaram
    6. Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts Score: 5.23
  7. The Innocent Man
    7. The Innocent Man by John Grisham Score: 5.18
  8. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
    8. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt Published: June 28, 1999 Score: 4.59
  9. Columbine
    9. Columbine by Dave Cullen Published: April 20, 2009 Score: 4.11
  10. In Cold Blood
    10. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote Score: 3.92
  11. Lucky
    11. Lucky by Alice Sebold Published: September 22, 2009 Score: 3.11
  12. The Firm
    12. The Firm by John Grisham Score: 2.66
  13. Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs
    13. Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs by Elissa Wall and Lisa Pulitzer Published: February 24, 2009 Score: 2.43
  14. Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders
    14. Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry Published: December 17, 2001 Score: 2.35
  15. Murdered (Kindle Single)
    15. Murdered (Kindle Single) by Paul Alexander Published: March 14, 2011 Score: 2.18
  16. Manhunt
    16. Manhunt by James L. Swanson Published: January 31, 2007 Score: 1.81
  17. Don't Look Behind You: Ann Rule's Crime Files #15
    17. Don't Look Behind You: Ann Rule's Crime Files #15 by Ann Rule Published: November 29, 2011 Score: 1.73
  18. Alcatraz: A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years
    18. Alcatraz: A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years by Michael Esslinger Published: July 24, 2011 Score: 1.66
  19. The Professor and the Madman
    19. The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester Published: December 16, 1999 Score: 1.5
  20. The Suspicions of Mr Whicher
    20. The Suspicions of Mr Whicher by Kate Summerscale Published: November 3, 2008 Score: 1.48
  21. No One Would Listen: A True Financial Thriller
    21. No One Would Listen: A True Financial Thriller by Harry Markopolos Published: February 8, 2011 Score: 1.46
  22. Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake
    22. Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake by Stan Redding and Frank W. Abagnale Published: August 1, 2000 Score: 1.37
  23. THE FORTUNES & MISFORTUNES OF THE FAMOUS MOLL FLANDERS (non illustrated)
    23. THE FORTUNES & MISFORTUNES OF THE FAMOUS MOLL FLANDERS (non illustrated) by Daniel Defoe Published: December 18, 2010 Score: 1.23
  24. Under and Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America's Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang
    24. Under and Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America's Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang by William Queen Published: June 26, 2007 Score: 1.18
  25. The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer
    25. The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer by Philip Carlo Published: April 28, 2009 Score: 1.17

See also:

  1. True Accounts
  2. Espionage Books
  3. Murder & Mayhem Books
  4. Serial Killers Books
  5. Organized Crime Books
  6. Stockholm Travel Guides
  7. Cambodia Travel Guides
  8. Children's Politics & Government Books
  9. Women Sleuths Books
  10. Helicopters
  11. Christian Sermons Books
  12. Baseball Books
  13. Iowa Travel Guides
  14. Hepatitis
  15. Wilfrid Laurier Biographies
  16. History of Ukraine Books
  17. Travel Guidebooks