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True Crime book recommendations?

I love shows like 48 Hours, Dateline, Primetime, etc. I have never been much of a reader but find myself with more time and want to start reading so was wondering if there are any good true crime type books out there? Any reccomendations??

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:58 PM on Oct. 25, 2012 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • I am reading one right now but I can't remember the author's name. It's called Evil Beside Her.

    Answer by goofygalno1 at 4:03 PM on Oct. 25, 2012

  • Ann Rule has a lot of good True Crime books. Or there's Aphrodite Jones.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 4:27 PM on Oct. 25, 2012

  • Helter Skelter was great, as is Imperfect Justice.

    Answer by shesliketx at 6:32 PM on Oct. 25, 2012

  • I second the Ann Rule books. I prefer the ones where it's one book about one case over the anthologies that summarize multiple cases .

    Answer by NotPanicking at 7:12 PM on Oct. 25, 2012

  • I agree with NP, Ann Rule has a ton of great books but one case per book are so much better than anthologies!

    Answer by kmath at 7:45 PM on Oct. 25, 2012

  • I like Ann Rule's novels better too. I liked the one about Thomas Capano or Small Sacrifices the best.

    Aphrodite Jones wrote the book about Brandon Teena from which Boys Don't Cry was adapted.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 8:11 PM on Oct. 25, 2012

  • I forgot Jerry Bledsoe. He used to write good true crime.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 8:12 PM on Oct. 25, 2012

  • i like crime books by john grisham, im not a fan of those normally but his books got me lol

    Answer by san78 at 9:40 AM on Dec. 4, 2012

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