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25 True Crime Books That Scared People But Also Fascinated Them

Get answers to the who, what, when, where, and why of the most infamous crimes.

Recently we asked BuzzFeed Book Club members to share their favorite true crime books in honor of our March selection, The Third Rainbow Girl by Emma Copley Eisenberg. Here's what they said:

1. I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

2. American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century by Maureen Callahan

3. BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family by Mara Shalhoup

4. Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America by Jill Leovy

5. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

6. Small Sacrifices by Ann Rule

7. The Red Parts by Maggie Nelson

8. Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi

9. Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

10. Catch and Kill by Ronan Farrow

11. Always in Our Hearts by Doug Most

12. Columbine by Dave Cullen

13. Lost Girls by Robert Kolker

14. The Man From the Train by Bill James and Rachel McCarthy James

15. The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer by Philip Carlo

16. If I Am Missing or Dead by Janine Latus

17. The Good Nurse by Charles Graeber

18. Hell's Princess by Harold Schechter

19. Pretty Little Killers: The Truth Behind the Savage Murder of Skylar Neese by Daleen Berry and Geoffrey C. Fuller

20. The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule

21. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

22. The Yoga Store Murder: The Shocking True Account of the Lululemon Athletica Killing by Dan Morse

23. The Five by Hallie Rubenhold

24. The Innocent Man by John Grisham

25. Cellar of Horror by Ken Englade

Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.