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If you love murder mysteries, unsolved crimes and other true crime stories, this gritty anthology is one of the best true crime story collections youll find. Village Voice Medias Seven Sins anthology covers the gamut of human misbehavior,MoreIf you love murder mysteries, unsolved crimes and other true crime stories, this gritty anthology is one of the best true crime story collections youll find. Village Voice Medias Seven Sins anthology covers the gamut of human misbehavior, including one of Arizonas most grisly prison murders- the death of a young American Muslim woman honor-killed by her own father- the behind-the-scenes story of how the FBI busted a brazen child-porn ring- a historic Colorado murder mystery in which Perry Mason detective novelist Erle Stanley Gardner collided with 1940s tabloid journalism- and the strange story of a young San Francisco woman so enamored of serial killers that she became known as Americas most prominent murder groupie.More reviews for Seven Sins:Seven Sins is a lively and well-written compilation of intriguing true-crime stories, perfect if you are interested in having a few sips of the macabre.--Caitlin Rother, New York Times bestselling author of Lost Girls, Poisoned Love and Dead ReckoningThe acknowledgements for Seven Sins should include the miscreants, neer-do-wells, down-and-outers, recidivists, goofballs, and dumb-asses who enliven journalism today. In these pages the best of Americas true crime writing reveals the worst of Americas true crimes. Take your pick.--Tom Miller, award winning author of The Panama Hat Trail and Trading With the Enemy: A Yankee Travels Through Castros CubaPulpy true-crime tales from master storytellers. This collection will have you checking the locks and turning on lights because truth is indeed stranger - and scarier - than fiction.--Denise Hamilton, crime novelist, Edgar Award finalist, editor of Los Angeles NoirSeven Sins is a terrific collection of true-crime stories, deeply reported, deftly told, with humanity peeking through the darkness.--James Neff, author of Mobbed Up and The Wrong Man: The Final Verdict on the Dr. Sam Sheppard Murder Case.