ALLEN UNWIN (dist. by IPG)

Things a Killer Would Know: The True Story of Leonard Fraser (Sept., $14.95) by Paula Doneman unravels the misdeeds of the serial killer.

BLACK AND WHITE (dist. by Interlink)

The Last Godfather: The Life and Crimes of Arthur Thompson (Oct., $15) by Reg McKay looks into the career and death of Glasgow's "Godfather."


Serial Killer Investigations: The Story of Forensics and Profiling Through the Hunt for the World's Worst Murderers (Nov., $19.95) by Colin Wilson. A leading criminologist reveals how it's done.


Into the Kill Zone: A Cop's Eye View of Deadly Force (Sept., $15.95) by David Klinger. An ex-cop who shot and killed a man during his rookie year on the force tells how it feels to carry a gun with legal authority to shoot.


Pet Noir: An Illustrated Anthology of Amazing but True Pet Crime Stories (Oct., $13.95), edited by Shannon O'Leary, tells tales of real tails.


The "Double Indemnity" Murder: Ruth Snyder, Judd Gray, and New York's Crime of the Century (Oct., $24.95) by Landis MacKellar details the 1927 love triangle murder case.