Review: Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe

Title: Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern IrelandAuthor: Patrick Radden KeefeRating: ★★★Summary: In December 1972, Jean McConville was dragged from her Belfast home by masked intruders; her ten children never saw her again until her body was found in 2003, five years after an accord brought an uneasy peace to … Continue reading Review: Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe

Review: The Fact of a Body by Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

Title: The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a MemoirAuthor: Alex Marzano-LesnevichRating: ★★★★Summary: Before Alex Marzano-Lesnevich began working at a law firm, they thought they were staunchly anti-death penalty. But once they heard convicted murderer Ricky Langley speak on his crimes, they realized they wanted him to die. Shocked by the reaction, they dug … Continue reading Review: The Fact of a Body by Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

Review: Mindhunter by John Douglas & Mark Olshaker

Title: Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime UnitAuthors: John Douglas & Mark OlshakerRating: ★Summary: Over 25 years, Special Agent John Douglas became a legendary figure in law enforcement, pursuing some of the most notorious and sadistic serial killers of the 20th century. Using his uncanny ability to become both predator and prey, Douglas examined … Continue reading Review: Mindhunter by John Douglas & Mark Olshaker

Review: I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

Title: I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State KillerAuthor: Michelle McNamaraRating: ★★★★Summary: For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he perpetrated ten sadistic murders. Then he disappeared, eluding capture by multiple police forces and … Continue reading Review: I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

Review: Incendiary by Michael Cannell

Title: Incendiary: The Psychiatrist, the Mad Bomber, and the Invention of Criminal ProfilingAuthor: Michael CannellRating: ★★Summary: Long before the specter of terrorism haunted the public imagination, a serial bomber stalked the streets of 1950s New York. The race to catch him would give birth to a new science called criminal profiling. Note: an eARC of this … Continue reading Review: Incendiary by Michael Cannell