12 Historical True Crime Books About Slaughter Across the Centuries

Time passes, but these cases still give us chills. 

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Buy 19th Century Barnsley Murders at Amazon

19th Century Barnsley Murders

By Margaret Drinkall

Buy A Jazz Age Murder in Northwest Indiana at Amazon

A Jazz Age Murder in Northwest Indiana

By Jane Simon Ammeson

Buy Elizabeth Is Missing at Amazon

Elizabeth Is Missing

By Lillian de la Torre

Buy Murder in the Courthouse at Amazon

Murder in the Courthouse

By Jim Wise

Buy Not Just Evil at Amazon

Not Just Evil

By David Wilson

Buy The Downfall of Galveston's May Walker Burleson at Amazon

The Downfall of Galveston's May Walker Burleson

By T. Felder Dorn

Buy Liaisons dangereuses at Amazon

Liaisons dangereuses

By Mary Lindemann

Buy Criminal Women, 1850–1920 at Amazon

Criminal Women, 1850–1920

By Lucy Williams and Barry Godfrey

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H. H. Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil

By Adam Selzer

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Murder in Battle Creek: The Mysterious Death of Daisy Zick

By Blaine L. Pardoe

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Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders

By Vincent Bugliosi

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The CBS Murders: A True Account of Greed and Violence in New York's Diamond District

By Richard Hammer