15 Riveting True Crime Books Written by Women

These authors are taking charge of the narrative.

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Buy Women Who Love Men Who Kill at Amazon

Women Who Love Men Who Kill

By Sheila Isenberg

Buy A Death in Canaan at Amazon

A Death in Canaan

By Joan Barthel

Buy A Perfect Husband at Amazon

A Perfect Husband

By Aphrodite Jones

Buy After the Eclipse at Amazon

After the Eclipse

By Sarah Perry

Buy Forensics at Amazon

Forensics

By Val McDermid

Buy Lost Girls at Amazon

Lost Girls

By Caitlin Rother

Buy Dead in the Water at Amazon

Dead in the Water

By Penny Farmer

Buy Missy's Murder at Amazon

Missy's Murder

By Karen Kingsbury

Buy I Will Find You at Amazon

I Will Find You

By Joanna Connors

Buy Mothers & Murderers at Amazon

Mothers & Murderers

By Katherine Ellison

Buy The Crate at Amazon

The Crate

By Deborah Vadas Levison

Buy The Truth about Belle Gunness at Amazon

The Truth about Belle Gunness

By Lillian de la Torre

Buy Women Who Kill at Amazon

Women Who Kill

By Ann Jones

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The Stranger Beside Me

By Ann Rule

true crime books by women

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

By Michelle McNamara