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Stranger Than Fiction - True Crime: Famous Cases

Explore the famous, and infamous, realm of True Crime.

Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped when she was 14 years old. She was held captive for nine months and recently published a book about her life.


My Story

The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher Audiobook

Would you rather listen to a suspensful true crime story than read one? Then, click on the link below and download the audio book version of The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher. Set in 1860, the death of a young child captivated England and destroyed the career of one of it's best detectives.

Robert Durst

The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst

The Jinx explores Robert Durst, the heir to a New York real estate fortune, and his role in the deaths of three people in his life. He was charged with the murder of one of his neighbors and has long been a suspect in his wife's disappearance and a close friend's murder.

FBI's Famous Cases

In addition to famous cases that have been covered by the media throughout the ages, the FBI has also made a note of their famous cases and criminals. Their list includes Organized Crime, Violent Crimes, Bank Robberies and a historical look at the Ten Most Wanted.

Famous Cold Cases

Not every high profile case has an ending. Throughout the course of the years, there have been many high profile cases that have yet to be solved. There are a variety of reasons for this from the fact that they were committed before DNA, fingerprinting and other key crime fighting tools or that the perpetrator has simply never been found. Below, you'll find some of the more famous unsolved cases.

Books on Some of the Most Infamous Cases, or Places, in History