Updated March 23, 2018 by Gregg Parker

The 10 Best True Crime Books

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We spent 28 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Nothing can make your hair stand on end quite like a chilling tale of suspense and danger, especially if it's relating events that actually happened. For those who enjoy blending history and mystery, these true crime books range from detailed accounts of investigations to literary meditations on murder and justice, with cases both solved and unsolved. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best true crime book on Amazon.

10. Un-Making a Murderer

9. The 57 Bus

8. The Monster of Florence

7. Shallow Graves

6. Banquet of Consequences

5. In Cold Blood

4. My Sweet Angel

3. Without a Doubt

2. The Stranger She Loved

1. I'll Be Gone in the Dark


Gregg Parker
Last updated on March 23, 2018 by Gregg Parker

Gregg Parker is a writer and puppy enthusiast who divides his time between Los Angeles and the rest of the world. A graduate of the University of Southern California, his eclectic career has involved positions in education, health care, entertainment, nonprofit fundraising, technology, and literature. A points and miles expert, he's well-versed in all topics related to travel, including luggage and travel accessories. Other areas of expertise include pet care products, teaching resources, kitchen appliances, and anything related to coffee or barbecue.


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