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Fiend: The Shocking True Story Of Americas Youngest Serial Killer

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A MONSTER PREYED UPON THE CHILDREN OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY BOSTON. HIS CRIMES WERE APPALLING -- AND YET HE WAS LITTLE MORE THAN A CHILD HIMSELF. When fourteen-year-old Jesse Pomeroy was arrested in 1874, a nightmarish reign of terror over an unsuspecting city came…
Deranged
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|October 1, 1998

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LURED FROM THE SAFETY OF HOME -- INTO THE JAWS OF HELL "America's principal chronicler of its greatest psychopathic killers" ( The Boston Book Review ), Harold Schechter shatters the myth that violent crime is a modern phenomenon -- with this seamless true…

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The heinous bloodlust of Dr. H.H. Holmes is notorious -- but only Harold Schechter's Depraved tells the complete story of the killer whose evil acts of torture and murder flourished within miles of the Chicago World's Fair. "Destined to be a true crime classic"…
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|April 1, 2018

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“A deeply researched and morbidly fascinating chronicle of one of America’s most notorious female killers.” — The New York Times Book Review An Amazon Charts bestseller. In the pantheon of serial killers, Belle Gunness stands alone. She…
Ripped From The Headlines!: The Shocking True Stories Behind The Movies' Most Memorable Crimes

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Bestselling true-crime master Harold Schechter explores the real-life headline-making psychos, serial murderers, thrill-hungry couples, and lady-killers who inspired a century of classic films. The necktie murders in Alfred Hitchcock’s Frenzy ; Chicago…
Deviant
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|October 1, 1998

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The truth behind the twisted crimes that inspired the films Psycho , The Texas Chain Saw Massacre , and The Silence of the Lambs ... From “America’s principal chronicler of its greatest psychopathic killers” ( The Boston Book Review ) comes the…
The Serial Killer Files: The Who, What, Where, How, And Why Of The World's Most Terrifying Murderers

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THE DEFINITIVE DOSSIER ON HISTORY’S MOST HEINOUS! Hollywood’s make-believe maniacs like Jason, Freddy, and Hannibal Lecter can’t hold a candle to real life monsters like John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and scores of others who have…
The Bosom Serpent: Folklore And Popular Art

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In our high-tech, consumerist culture, traditional folklore has found itself revived in an eclectic mix of popular works from B-movies, TV shows, and superhero comics to pulp novels and supermarket tabloids. With a strong emphasis on narrative and very little…
Bestial: The Savage Trail of a True American Monster

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FROM SOCIAL OUTCAST TO NECROPHILE AND MURDERER -- HIS APPALLING CRIMES STUNNED AN ERA. San Francisco, the 1920s. In an age when nightmares were relegated to the fiction of Edgar Allan Poe and distant tales of the Whitechapel murders, a real-life monster…
Buzz Words: Poems About Insects
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|This title releases April 6, 2021

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Killer Verse: Poems Of Murder And Mayhem

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Killer Verse: Poems of Murder and Mayhem is a spine-tingling collection of terrifically creepy poems about the deadly art of murder. The villains and victims who populate these pages range from Cain and Abel and Bluebeard and his wives to Lizzie Borden, Jack the…
Reel Verse: Poems About The Movies
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|January 22, 2019

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A unique Pocket Poets anthology of a hundred years of poetic tributes to the silver screen, from the silent film era to the present. The variety of subjects is dazzling, from movie stars to bit players, from B-movies to Bollywood, from Clark Gable to Jean…
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