Best List of True Crime Books Ireland

Best true crime booksThe genre of true crime having a moment, or is that moment centuries old? Likely both, I would say. With Truman Capote's In Cold Blood celebrating its half-century publication year. There are some true crime books so disturbing that they haunt you long after you’ve closed the cover. These books certainly fit the bill. Whether they chronicle a brutal murder, a dangerously close encounter with a serial killer, or a trial that captivated the nation, these freaky real-life accounts are the stuff of nightmares. 

The best true crime books

There is huge amount of great true crime books to choose from. But one of favourites would have to killing Pablo. "A tour de force of investigative journalism Killing Pablo recounts the tale  of the violent rise and fall of Pablo Escobar the head of the Colombian Medellin cocaine cartel.

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The innocent killer

"The Sunday Times Bestseller The story of one of Americas most notorious wrongful convictions that of Steven Avery a Wisconsin man who spent eighteen years in prison for a crime he did not commit and now the subject of the hit series Making a Murderer .
€11.20 €8.14

Almost the perfect murder

"A book that had to be written and its really well written .
€11.20 €8.14

The infiltrator

"Robert Mazur tells the story of Operation C-Chase one of the most successful undercover operations in the history of US law enforcement and how he helped bring down the unscrupulous bankers who manipulated complex international finance systems to serve drug lords corrupt politicians tax cheats and terrorists.
€11.20 €8.14


'There is no training course in the world that will set you up for dead bodies.
€4.99 €4.10

Killing Pablo

"A tour de force of investigative journalism Killing Pablo tells the story of the violent rise and fall of Pablo Escobar the head of the Colombian Medellin cocaine cartel.
€12.60 €9.16

The wicked boy

"Early in the morning of Monday 8 July 1895 thirteen-year-old Robert Coombes and his twelve-year-old brother Nattie set out from their small yellow-brick terraced house in East London to watch a cricket match at Lords.
€18.20 €13.23

Talking with serial killers

Christopher Berry-Dee is the man who talks to serial killers.
€9.80 €7.13


After more than forty years Charles Manson continues to mystify and fascinate us.
€14.00 €10.17

Killing Pablo

'Killing Pablo' tells the story of how American Special Forces hunted down and assassinated the head of the world's biggest cocaine cartel.
€12.60 €9.16

Let this be our secrets

‘If you look at the murders — I wanted it and Hazel facilitated it.
€9.99 €8.20

Out Of My Depth

When Anne Darwin faced the world and said that her husband had disappeared while canoeing in the North Sea her life changed forever.
€12.60 €9.16

Murder Inc

Murder Inc.
€11.20 €8.14


A provocative blend of memoir and case study from Irelands leading criminal psychologist.
€18.99 €15.60

One of us

"On 22 July 2011 Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 of his fellow Norwegians in a terrorist atrocity that shocked the world.
€12.60 €9.16

The framing of Harry Gleeson

"In November 1940 the body of Moll McCarthy an unmarried mother of seven was found in a field in Tipperary.
€12.99 €10.67