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Here are some titles that will have you show your inner dectective skills. 

 

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The Inheritor's Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science

The Inheritor's Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science
Hempel, Sandra

In the 1830s, there was one sure way to get away with murder: arsenic. Witness the birth of toxicology, the bane of poisoners.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery

Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery
Kolker, Robert

This sensitive and searching account of the unsolved murders of five prostitutes whose bodies were found on Long Island makes one thing very clear: there are no disposable people.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 10 copies

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Room 1219: The Life of Fatty Arbuckle, the Mysterious Death of Virginia Rappe, and the Scandal That Changed Hollywood

Room 1219: The Life of Fatty Arbuckle, the Mysterious Death of Virginia Rappe, and the Scandal That Changed Hollywood
Merritt, Greg

Have you heard about Fatty Arbuckle and the actress in the hotel room? You heard wrong. Here's the real story behind the salacious scandal.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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The Monster of Florence

The Monster of Florence
Preston, Douglas J.

While investigating the grisly predations of an Italian serial killer, an American thriller writer finds himself swept up in a bizarre case of perverted justice.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 9 copies

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The Man in the Rockefeller Suit: The Astonishing Rise and Spectacular Fall of A Serial Impostor

The Man in the Rockefeller Suit: The Astonishing Rise and Spectacular Fall of A Serial Impostor
Seal, Mark

Only when Clark Rockefeller kidnapped his own daughter did the world learn that the wealthy American executive was really a German immigrant named Christian Gerhartsreiter. Stranger than fiction.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 5 copies

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Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America

Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America
Standiford, Les

After a quarter of a century, a tireless investigator struggles to bring the killer of Adam, the son of "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh, to justice."


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Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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