6 Incredible True Crime Books To Read This Summer
Great true crime books to keep you busy this summer!
True Crime Books To Check Out
True crime is a genre that has remained popular for years. People are fascinated by the macabre and, on some level, and relate to the emotional component that is associated with crime (empathy, sympathy, and more). There's something about books that elicits emotion like nothing else, which is why we've gathered a list of true crime books to read this summer and we think you'll like some of these really incredible books we've picked out. Check them out and let us know what you think!
1. Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America's Most Powerful Mobster by Stephen L. Carter
Written by her grandson, Invisible is the true story of black woman named Eunice Hunton Carter who, enduring great prejudice, would go on to help take down Lucky Luciano.
2. Sons of Cain: A History of Serial Killers from the Stone Age to the Present by Peter Vronsky
In Sons of Cain, Peter Vronsky dives into the history of sexual serial killers, something that is both fascinating and terrifying.
3. Hell's Princess: The Mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men by Harold Schechter
Belle Gunness is one of the United States' most prolific serial killers, yet she remains relatively unknown compared to some killers. Harold Schechter delves into her life.
4. I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara
Michelle McNamara passed away before she was able to finish her book and before the Golden State Killer was captured, but it didn't stop those that loved her from finishing her masterpiece.
5. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
The Osage Nation became incredibly wealthy after finding oil on their land, but then they began mysteriously dying one by one. David Grann tells their story and how the FBI came to be as a result.
6. The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich thought she knew where she stood, but meeting someone truly evil changed everything she thought she knew.
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