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10 Best True Crime Books of 2018

These riveting true crime tales kept us enthralled in 2018.

By Jessica Ferri

[CLOSED] Murder and Mystery: Win 10 Chilling Books 

From eerie mysteries to gripping true crime books, this book bundle is jam-packed with captivating reads. 

By The Lineup Staff

Hi-Fi Murders: Victim Reads Like In Cold Blood for the 1974 Slayings

The brutal Ogden, Utah murders take center stage in Gary Kinder's revolutionary work of true crime writing.

By Olivia Mason

How a Journalist Got Inside the Mind of Killer Marie Hilley

Philip Ginsburg turned to writing true crime books after learning more about Marie Hilley’s elaborate hoax that all started with murder. 

By Philip Ginsburg

7 Corey Mitchell Books for Your True Crime Library

Take a tour through the most gruesome parts of Texas and California history.

By Olivia Mason

6 Books By Edgar Award-Winning Author Thomas Thompson

Up close and personal with murder, disaster, and corruption.

By Orrin Grey

Unsung Horrors: 10 Underrated True Crime Books

You don't want to miss these exceptional true crime books.

By Jessica Ferri

Who Really Killed Nancy Pfister with an Axe and Hammer?

In a controversial true crime book, Nancy Styler maintains that she played no part in the murder of her socialite landlord.

By Olivia Mason

5 Linda Wolfe Books for True Crime Junkies

The respected critic and writer uses her journalistic eye to explore the dark corners of humanity.

By Jessica Ferri

Sister Act: The Bizarre Drowning of Ocey Snead

When police looked into a young mother's death, their suspicions kept turning to a trio of creepy, veiled sisters.

By Shannon Raphael

Watch Mommy Die: The Sickening Crimes of Stephen Stanko

In 2005, an ex-convict brutally murdered his girlfriend—and made her daughter watch.

By Allison Wild

Bart Whitaker and the Savage Murder of His Own Family 

The unfurling of this son’s web of lies led him to hatch a devious murder plot.

By Shannon Raphael

A Nightmare Come True: Roxanne Doll and the Puget Sound Child-Killer

Broken Doll recounts the brutal child-murder that shocked Everett, Washington in 1995.

By Shannon Raphael

The Truth is in the Blood: The Murder of Tabatha Bryant

Kevin Bryant claimed he had nothing to do with his wife's murder—but the crime scene told a different story.

By Olivia Mason

Inside the Crimes and Mind of the Baton Rouge Serial Killer

For over ten years, Derrick Todd Lee managed to escape Louisiana police—and murder seven women. 

By Olivia Mason

The Case of Michael Peterson—a Perfect Husband, or the Staircase Murderer?

In her true crime book, author Aphrodite Jones takes readers to the night of Kathleen Peterson's suspicious death.

By Olivia Mason

Rajneeshpuram: A Shocking Look at the Creepy Commune Featured in Wild Wild Country

In My Life in Orange, a former Rajneeshee writes about his childhood as a member of the infamous sex cult.

By Olivia Mason

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