In the Still of the Night: The Strange Death of Ronda Reynolds (June, $26.99) by Ann Rule illuminates the mysterious 1998 death of a former Washington state trooper.
The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World's Most Difficult Cold Cases (Aug., $26) by Michael Capuzzo highlights tales from the Vidocq Society, a team of the world's finest forensic investigators.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Get Capone! The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster (Apr., $26) by Jonathan Eig details how the gangster was caught on direct orders from President Hoover. 150,000 first printing.
(dist. by W.W. Norton)
Killing Time: An 18-Year Odyssey from Death Row to Freedom (May, $22.95) by John Hollway and Ronald M. Gauthier traces the wrongful 1984 conviction of an innocent death row inmate and his fight for exoneration.
STATE UNIV. OF NEW YORK PRESS
Arsenic and Clam Chowder: Murder in Gilded Age New York (July, $19.95) by James D. Livingston follows the 1896 trial of Mary Alice Livingston, who faced the possibility of execution in the electric chair.
STERLING/UNION SQUARE PRESS
Flawless: Inside the Largest Diamond Heist in History (Mar., $24.95) by Scott Andrew Selby and Greg Campbell recounts a real-life Ocean's Eleven tale.
UNIV. OF CHICAGO PRESS
Last Words of the Executed (May, $22.50) by Robert K. Elder gathers the final words of those facing the death penalty.