Eagerly looking for a new true crime story to binge? You are not alone! According to reports, 70% of listeners enjoy listening to true crime stories on a podcast on a regular basis. With the increasing popularity of the genre, Audible has come out with a special selection of free for member titles for all the true crime buffs out there. From nail-biting biographies to hair-raising homicides, get ready to add some edge-of-the-seat excitement to your audio storytelling experience with this list of true crime titles.
Some people amass artwork. For others, it’s stamps. But why would you want to collect the possessions of a serial killer? Journalists Poppy Damon and Alice Fiennes travel from New York to Scotland to probe one of the internet’s strangest subcultures – the people from all over the world who can spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on so-called “murderabilia”.
On a warm evening in a small Mexican border town, men and women started disappearing. Local officials were warned to stay away and when it was all done, up to 200 people were gone. The Making of a Massacre is a true story detailing how well-intentioned efforts to curtail the drug trade by the US and Mexican governments had devastating effects.
Whenever a tragic event happens, our first thoughts are with the victims, their families, and even with the motives driving the perpetrators. But what happens after the police tape comes down? Damned Spot revisits the places where painful memories of death and destruction still linger, and explores what a building and, ultimately, a community needs in order to heal.
A woman disappears on her way to work. A man is convicted of her murder. But this case is different. Though the police believe they have the right man, key components of the prosecution case are missing. There is no body of the victim, no witnesses to the crime, no confession and no physical evidence: no DNA, CCTV or murder weapon.
Growing up in a poor Yiddish speaking home in 1950s London, Lillian – then just a teenager – marries charming older man Raymond. One day he takes their children to the local park. But he never returns. When they reappear 40 years later – the search for the truth begins.