12 Historical True Crime Books About Slaughter Across the Centuries

Time passes, but these cases still give us chills. 

historical true crime books
19th Century Barnsley Murders

19th Century Barnsley Murders

By Margaret Drinkall

A Jazz Age Murder in Northwest Indiana

A Jazz Age Murder in Northwest Indiana

By Jane Simon Ammeson

Elizabeth Is Missing

Elizabeth Is Missing

By Lillian de la Torre

Murder in the Courthouse

Murder in the Courthouse

By Jim Wise

Not Just Evil

Not Just Evil

By David Wilson

The Downfall of Galveston's May Walker Burleson

The Downfall of Galveston's May Walker Burleson

By T. Felder Dorn

Liaisons dangereuses

Liaisons dangereuses

By Mary Lindemann

Criminal Women, 1850–1920

Criminal Women, 1850–1920

By Lucy Williams and Barry Godfrey

h h holmes the true story of the white city devil adam selzer

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

By Adam Selzer

murder in battle creek daisy zick blaine l pardoe

Murder in Battle Creek: The Mysterious Death of Daisy Zick

By Blaine L. Pardoe

helter skelter vincent bulgiosi curt gentry

Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders

By Vincent Bugliosi

the cbs murders richard hammer

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

By Richard Hammer