The 10 Best True Crime Books

Updated March 23, 2018 by Gregg Parker

Banquet of Consequences
The 57 Bus
My Sweet Angel
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


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Last updated on March 23, 2018 by Gregg Parker

Gregg Parker is an author, screenwriter, and comedian who divides his time between Los Angeles, California, and Osaka, Japan. When he’s not watching sports, he spends most of his free time on his artistic pursuits or collecting miles for his next international journey.


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