Superthief: A Master Burglar, the Mafia and the Biggest Bank Heist in U.S. History (Sept., $25.95) by Rick Porrello examines the life of Phil Christopher, a career criminal and Mafia associate.
Stolen Masterpiece Tracker (Oct., $28) by Thomas McShane with Dary Matera journeys through the art underworld as the author, an FBI special agent, recovers some $300,000 in stolen art.
Exquisite Corpse: Surrealism and the Black Dahlia Murder (Sept., $35) by Mark Nelson and Sarah Bayliss presents a new take on the notorious unsolved L.A. murder.
CARROLL & GRAF
When You Read This They Will Have Killed Me: The Life and Redemption of Caryl Chessman, Whose Execution Shook America (Oct., $27.95) by Alan Bisbort tells Chessman’s harrowing story—sentenced to death for kidnapping, he fought unsuccessfully for 12 years to save his life.
The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town (Oct., $28.95) by John Grisham. The thriller author charts a 24-year-old case that resulted in an evident miscarriage of justice. 1,500,000 first printing.
Internal Combustion: The True Story of a Marriage and a Murder in the Motor City (Sept., $24.95) by Joyce Maynard reveals family secrets in a duplicitous tale.
NEW HORIZON PRESS (dist. by PGW)
Fall: The Rape and Murder of Innocence in a Small Town (Jan., $24.95) by Ron Franscell explores the enduring effects of homicide that changed one Wyoming town. Author tour.
Espionage: Fascinating Stories of Spies and Spying (Oct., $26.95) by David Owen investigates the real world of espionage through previously inaccessible documents.
Final Analysis: The Untold Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case (Sept., $27.95) by Catherine Crier. The Court TV host recounts the story of a therapist who seduced his teenage patient and the murder that ended the therapist’s life.
The Reaper’s Line: Life and Death on the Mexican Border (Sept., $25) by Lee Morgan II. A U.S. Customs special agent chronicles official corruption, mass murders and government wrongdoing.
Donnie Brasco: Unfinished Business (Feb., $22.95) by Joseph D. Pistone recounts the final chapter in the story of a federal agent’s infiltration into a brutal gang of killers. 75,000 first printing. 8-city author tour.
The Brotherhoods: The True Story of Two Mafia Cops Who Murdered for the Mob (Jan., $25.95) by Guy Lawson and William Oldham chronicles the story of one man’s quest to catch two New York city rogue detectives. 100,000 first printing.