The following new true crime titles are available at the Reader’s Services Department of the Allen County Public Library.
The Evil Within: A Top Murder Squad Detective Reveals the Chilling True Stories of the World’s Most Notorious Killers by Trevor Marriott
From William McDonald, the Sydney Mutilator; to Dusseldorf Vampire Peter Kurten; Steve Wright, the Suffolk Strangler; and the satanic Ripper Crew of the United States; these are the horrifying true stories of serial murder from across the globe.
As She Lay Sleeping: A Shadowy Figure, a Brutal Murder, an Anonymous Tip. Will Justice Prevail? A True Story by Mark Pryor
Natalie Antonetti was murdered in 1985. The only lead was the report of a shadowy figure wielding a child’s baseball bat an hour prior to the attack. In 2007, an anonymous tip prompted police detective Thomas Walsh to reopen this cold case.
Manifest Injustice: The True Story of a Convicted Murderer and the Lawyers Who Fought for His Freedom by Barry Siegel
What led to Bill Macumber, a man with no apparent connection to the murders, being convicted a decade after the killings, long after a confession by a repeat offender? Siegel has spent years following what he (and many others) believe to be the manifest injustice of a man imprisoned for 38 years for a double murder he has strenuously denied commiting.
Nobody Walks: Bringing My Brother’s Killers to Justice by Dennis M. Walsh
The trail was on the verge of going cold when Walsh risked his life and career to investigate it himself. The only son of a large family to stay on the straight and narrow, Walsh found his family’s dubious background, paired with his law degree, placed him in the unique position to finish the job the police couldn’t.