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Somebody's Husband, Somebody's Son

By: Burn, Gordon

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1985

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 25795

ISBN: 0670803286

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 274 pages; 25795 View more info

The Custom of the Sea A Shocking True Tale of Shipwreck, Murder, and the Last Taboo

By: Hanson, Neil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1999

Edition: 1st US Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29430

ISBN: 0471383899

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Four shipwrecked sailors...one must die so the others might live. A terrifying true to life account of peril on the high seas -- and of the electrifying murder trial that shocked the world in 1884 ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 336 pages; 29430 View more info

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Torso Eliot Ness and the Hunt for the Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run

By: Nickel, Steven

Price: $8.75

Publisher: Avon Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 24240

ISBN: 0380709872

Condition: Very Good+


The official number of murders credited to the Cleveland Torso Murderer is twelve, although recent research has shown there may have been more. The twelve victims were killed between 1935 and 1938, but some, including lead Cleveland Detective Peter Merylo, believe that there may have been 13 or more victims in the Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Youngstown, Ohio, areas between the 1920s and 1950s. Two strong candidates for addition to the list of those killed are the unknown victim nicknamed the “Lady of the Lake”, found on September 5, 1934, and Robert Robertson, found on July 22, 1950. The mu... View more info

Written In Blood, The Trail & The Hunt

By: Wilson, Colin

Price: $8.75

Publisher: Warner Books: 1991

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 24259

ISBN: TRUECRIME

Condition: Very Good+


Previous owner's cataloging label neatly scotch taped to spine; otherwise as new.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 258 pages; 24259 View more info