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Zoë Triska

9 True Crime Books That Will Absolutely Disturb You

HuffingtonPost.com | Zoë Triska | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

Lately, I have had a horrible time getting to sleep. Last night, the anxiety was so bad that I had to put on an Audrey Hepburn movie on Netflix to cal...

Teen Kidnap Victim Elizabeth Smart Details Kidnapping In New Book

AP | MICHELLE L. PRICE and PAUL FOY | Posted 10.07.2013 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY -- SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Minutes after 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was snatched from her bedroom in the dead of night, a police cruis...

Why The Best Crime Fiction Is Written By Women

Posted 08.28.2013 | Books

The following is an excerpt from the introduction ofTroubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense [Penguin, $1...

The Godfather's Daughter

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 01.28.2013 | Books
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

The recent release of the film Anna Karenina has reminded many of Tolstoy's wry comment, "All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." So it is for the infamous family whose tale is told in The Godfather's Daughter.

8 True Crimes That Are Stranger Than Fiction

Mark Pryor | Posted 12.26.2012 | Books
Mark Pryor

Over the years, some crimes have been committed, some mysteries materialized, that no self-respecting author would ever create for fear of his book being tossed across the room to the sound of the reader yelling, "Oh, come on! That's just too unbelievable."

The Unabomber, And 3 Other Murderers Who Read A Lot

Posted 11.30.2011 | Books

By Rose Young for Bookish: Here's a shocker: Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people and injured 51 in two attacks in his native Norway last s...

Q.R. Markham | Posted 12.25.2011 | Books
Q.R. Markham

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post because it was determined, after its original publication, that large segments had ...

Design Friday: 7 Sexy Crime Book Covers

Charles Ardai | Posted 12.07.2011 | Books
Charles Ardai

Tough guys with guns and sexy femme fatales, menace in the shadows and danger in the light, right hooks, and double crosses and deadly embraces: If you can imagine it appearing on a film noir movie poster or an old paperback cover, it's the sort of thing we love.

Are The Best Crime Writers Prone To Violence?

Mulholland Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

My favorite crime novel, "The Hoods" by Harry Grey, was written by a man who was serving time for manslaughter in Sing Sing. While it is true one of t...