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High School Homicide: The Murder Trial of Pamela Smart

A student-teacher affair turned deadly when Pamela Smart’s lover murdered her husband. Was the lustful instructor behind the execution?

Who Killed Karen Silkwood?

She fought to expose the hazardous conditions of the Kerr-McGee nuclear facility—and just may have paid for it with her life.

8 Stories of Skeletons in the Closet … Literally

Some secrets – and bodies – should stay buried.

10 Best Crime Novels About Deadly Secrets

What would you do to keep your secret safe?

George Stinney Jr: The Youngest Person Executed in 20th-Century U.S.

And it only took 70 years for a court to decide 14-year-old George Stinney Jr. didn't actually commit the murders he was electrocuted for.

7 Disturbing Books About Serial Killers

Get inside the heads of history's most notorious serial murderers.

Case of the Wednesdays: The Salad of Colonel Cray

Someone broke into Colonel Cray's home – could the culprit be hiding in plain sight? Crack the case in this mystery from G.K. Chesterton's Father Brown series.

In Cold Blood: The Murder of Bonny Lee Bakley

She had a string of marriages – and famous suitors – but her final relationship with Robert Blake ended when she received a shot to the back of the head.

And the Dagger Goes To …

We break down The Dagger Awards, celebrating the best in crime writing, and reveal its very special Diamond winner.

The Pinkerton Agency: America’s First Private Eyes

Allan Pinkerton started the nation's first P.I. firm, saved Abraham Lincoln's life, and led Union spies behind Confederate lines during the Civil War.

The Execution-Style Murder of Kenya’s Most Famous Playboy

In 1940s Africa, Josslyn Hay slept with the wrong woman and ended up dead. More than 70 years later, theories about the murderer are still emerging.

Case of the Wednesdays: The Efficient Assassin

Who killed Stephenson Charlecote? Collect the clues and solve the murder in this old-fashioned, 1920s mystery from H.C. Bailey’s Reggie Fortune series.

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