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 €7.60


<![CDATA[Badfellas is the latest blockbuster by Ireland's most respected crime writer and journalist Paul Williams.
€12.60 €8.55

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 €7.60


After more than forty years Charles Manson continues to mystify and fascinate us.
€14.00 €9.49

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 €8.55


Published to coincide with the eponymous blockbuster film Roberto Saviano's groundbreaking and utterly compelling book is a major international bestseller and has to date sold 750000 copies in Italy alone.
€14.00 €9.49

Gangster Warlords

€14.00 €9.49

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 €8.55

Wild child

Wild Child by Alan Croghan: a child's journey through crime punishment and redemption.
€11.20 €7.60


'There is no training course in the world that will set you up for dead bodies.
€4.99 €3.83

Let this be our secrets

&#8216;If you look at the murders &#8212; I wanted it and Hazel facilitated it.
€9.99 €7.65

War Dogs (Film Tie In)

Guy Lawsons War Dogs is the inside account of how three kids from Florida became big-time weapons traders - and how the US government turned on them.
€12.60 €8.55

Talking with serial killers

Christopher Berry-Dee is the man who talks to serial killers.
€9.80 €6.65

Almost the perfect murder

"A book that had to be written and its really well written .
€11.20 €7.60


They are some of Ireland&#8217;s most famous names for all the wrong reasons.
€12.99 €9.96