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The Trial of Lizzie Borden
A True Story
eBook - 2019
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Defending the Dillinger Gang
Jessie Levy and Bess Robbins in the Courtroom
eBook - 2020
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Lady Killers by Tori Telfer
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Telfer looks at historical female murderers who definitely give their male contemporaries a run for their money. She starts with Elizabeth Bathory, the n...Show more Telfer looks at historical female murderers who definitely give their male contemporaries a run for their money. She starts with Elizabeth Bathory, the notorious blood countess, and takes us all the way to the 1950's with the Giggling Grandma, Nannie Doss. Show less
Savage Appetites
Four True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession
eBook - 2019
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Elizabeth is Missing
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On New Year's Day, 1753, 18-year-old maidservant Elizabeth Canning disappeared. When she finally resurfaced, she told a shocking story of kidnapping, cru...Show more On New Year's Day, 1753, 18-year-old maidservant Elizabeth Canning disappeared. When she finally resurfaced, she told a shocking story of kidnapping, cruelty, and human trafficking. Her testimony convicted a woman named Susannah Wells. But that was just the beginning of the story... Show less
The Woman Who Stole Vermeer
The True Story of Rose Dugdale and the Russborough House Art Heist
eBook - 2020
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Thin Ice
The Complete, Uncensored Story of Tonya Harding
eBook - 2018
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The Downfall of Galveston's May Walker Burleson by T. Felder Dorn
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Socialite and suffragette May Walker Burleson seemed to have it all until her life came crashing down in 1938 after she shot her ex-husband's new wife dead. Dorn looks at Burleson's life and what led to the crime that ruined her. Socialite and suffragette May Walker Burleson seemed to have it all until her life came crashing down in 1938 after she shot her ex-husband's new wife dead. Dorn looks at Burleson's life and what led to the crime that ruined her. Show less
The Beauty Defense by Laura James
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"Justice is blind, they say, but perhaps not to beauty. In supposedly dispassionate courts of law, attractive women have long avoided punishment, bas...Show more "Justice is blind, they say, but perhaps not to beauty. In supposedly dispassionate courts of law, attractive women have long avoided punishment, based largely on their looks, for cold-blooded crimes. The Beauty Defense: Femmes Fatales on Trial gathers the true stories of some of the most infamous femmes fatales in criminal history." -pub Show less
Tinseltown
Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood
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America's First Female Serial Killer
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That Jane Toppan was America's first female serial killer is a pretty strong claim. That said, Toppan is certainly the first woman to capture the country...Show more That Jane Toppan was America's first female serial killer is a pretty strong claim. That said, Toppan is certainly the first woman to capture the country's attention. She was prolific enough to rival any male serial killer out there, that's for sure! Show less
The Queen
The Forgotten Life Behind An American Myth
eBook - 2019
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The Bling Ring
How A Gang of Fame-obsessed Teens Ripped Off Hollywood and Shocked the World
eBook - 2013
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The Bling Ring - a film by Sofia Coppola
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EXTRA: This movie, directed by Sofia Coppola was inspired by Sales book. EXTRA: This movie, directed by Sofia Coppola was inspired by Sales book. Show less
My Friend Anna
The True Story of A Fake Heiress
eBook - 2019
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Criminal Broads Podcast
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Want to learn more about women on the wrong side - and on the right side - of the law? Check out this wonderful podcast hosted by writer and true crime historian Tori Telfer. You can listen on any podcast platform. Want to learn more about women on the wrong side - and on the right side - of the law? Check out this wonderful podcast hosted by writer and true crime historian Tori Telfer. You can listen on any podcast platform. Show less
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