Category List – Best Fact Crime

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Award YearAward CategoryTitleAuthor's NamePublisher/ProducerNotes
2017 Best Fact Crime Morgue: A Life in Death Dr. Vincent diMaio St. Martin's Press
2017 Best Fact Crime Morgue: A Life in Death Ron Franscell St. Martin's Press
2017 Best Fact Crime The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle that Brought Down the Klan Laurence Leamer HarperCollins Publishers - William Morrow
2017 Best Fact Crime Pretty Jane and the Viper of Kidbrooke Lane: A True Story of Victorian Law and Disorder: The Unsolved Murder that Shocked Victorian England Paul Thomas Murphy Pegasus Books
2017 Best Fact Crime While the City Slept: A Love Lost to Violence and a Young Man's Descent into Madness Eli Sanders Penguin Random House - Viking Books
2017 Best Fact Crime The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer Kate Summerscale Penguin Random House - Penguin Press
2016 Best Fact Crime Operation Nemesis: The Assassination Plot that Avenged the Armenian Genocide Eric Bogosian Hachette Book Group - Little, Brown and Company
2016 Best Fact Crime Where the Bodies Were Buried: Whitey Bulger and the World That Made Him T.J. English HarperCollins Publishers - William Morrow
2016 Best Fact Crime Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully Allen Kurzweil HarperCollins Publishers - Harper
2016 Best Fact Crime Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell Us About Crime Val McDermid Grove Atlantic - Grove Press
2016 Best Fact Crime American Pain: How a Young Felon and his Ring of Doctors Unleashed America's Deadliest Drug Epidemic John Temple Rowman & Littlefield - Lyons Press
2015 Best Fact Crime Kitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime that Changed America Kevin Cook W.W. Norton
2015 Best Fact Crime Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art Carl Hoffman HarperCollins Publishers - William Morrow
2015 Best Fact Crime The Other Side: A Memoir Lacy M. Johnson Tin House Books
2015 Best Fact Crime Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood William Mann HarperCollins Publishers - Harper
2015 Best Fact Crime The Mad Sculptor: The Maniac, the Model, and the Murder That Shook the Nation Harold Schechter Amazon Publishing - New Harvest
2014 Best Fact Crime The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War Daniel Stashower Minotaur Books
2014 Best Fact Crime Duel with the Devil: The True Story of how Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery Paul Collins Crown Publishers
2014 Best Fact Crime Mortal Sins: Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic Scandal Michael D'Antonio Thomas Dunne Books
2014 Best Fact Crime The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness and Murder Charles Graeber Grand Central Publishing/Twelve
2014 Best Fact Crime The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and the Medics Behind Nazi Lines Cate Lineberry Hachette Book Group/Little, Brown and Company
2013 Best Fact Crime Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China Paul French
2013 Best Fact Crime Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America Gilbert King HarperCollins Publishers - Harper
2013 Best Fact Crime Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies Ben Macintyre Crown Publishers
2013 Best Fact Crime More Forensics and Fiction: Crime Writers' Morbidly Curious Questions Expertly Answered D.P. Lyle, MD Medallion Press
2013 Best Fact Crime The People Who Eat Darkness: The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo - and the Evil that Swallowed Her Up Richard Lloyd Parry Farrar, Straus, Giroux
2012 Best Fact Crime Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President Candice Millard Random House - Doubleday
2012 Best Fact Crime Girl, Wanted: The Chase for Sarah Pender Steve Miller Penguin Group USA - Berkley
2012 Best Fact Crime The Man in the Rockefeller Suit: The Astonishing Rise and Spectacular Fall of a Serial Imposter Mark Seal Penguin Group - Viking
2012 Best Fact Crime The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime that Scandalized a City and Sparked the Tabloid Wars Paul Collins Crown Publishing Group
2012 Best Fact Crime The Savage City: Race, Murder and a Generation on the Edge T.J. English HarperCollins - William Morrow
2011 Best Fact Crime Scoreboard, Baby: A Story of College Football, Crime and Complicity Ken Armstrong, Nick Perry University of Nebraska Press - Bison Original
2011 Best Fact Crime Finding Chandra: A True Washington Murder Mystery Scott Higham, Sari Horwitz Simon & Schuster/Scribner
2011 Best Fact Crime Hellhound on his Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for his Assassin Hampton Sides Random House - Doubleday
2011 Best Fact Crime The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in Jim Crow South Alex Heard HarperCollins
2011 Best Fact Crime The Killer of Little Shepherds: A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science Douglas Starr Alfred A. Knopf
2010 Best Fact Crime Columbine Dave Cullen Hachette Book Group/Twelve
2010 Best Fact Crime Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde Jeff Guinn Simon & Schuster
2010 Best Fact Crime Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art Laney Salisbury, Aly Sujo The Penguin Press
2010 Best Fact Crime The Fence: A Police Cover-Up Along Bostons Racial Divide Dick Lehr HarperCollins
2010 Best Fact Crime Vanished Smile: The Mysterious Theft of Mona Lisa R.A. Scotti Random House/Alfred A. Knopf
2009 Best Fact Crime American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood and the Crime of the Century Howard Blum Random House - Crown Books
2009 Best Fact Crime For the Thrill of It: Leopold, Loeb and the Murder that Shocked Chicago Simon Baatz HarperCollins
2009 Best Fact Crime Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost it to the Revolution T.J. English HarperCollins - William Morrow
2009 Best Fact Crime The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Hans van Meegeren Jonathan Lopez Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
2009 Best Fact Crime The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher Kate Summerscale Bloomsbury - Walker & Company
2008 Best Fact Crime Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy Vincent Bugliosi W.W. Norton & Co.
2008 Best Fact Crime Relentless Pursuit: A True Story of Family, Murder, and the Prosecutor Who Wouldn't Quit Kevin Flynn Penguin Group - G.P. Putnams Sons
2008 Best Fact Crime Sacco & Vanzetti: The Men, The Murders and the Judgment of Mankind Bruce Watson Penguin Group - Viking
2008 Best Fact Crime The Birthday Party Stanley Alpert Penguin Group - G.P. Putnams Sons
2007 Best Fact Crime Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer James L. Swanson HarperCollins - William Morrow
2007 Best Fact Crime A Death in Belmont Sebastian Junger W.W. Norton & Co.
2007 Best Fact Crime Finding Amy: A True Story of Murder in Maine Kate Clark Flora, Joseph K. Loughlin University Press of New England
2007 Best Fact Crime Ripperology: A Study of the World's First Serial Killer Robin Odell Kent State University Press
2007 Best Fact Crime Strange Piece of Paradise Terri Jentz Farrar, Straus, Giroux
2007 Best Fact Crime The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe and the Invention of Murder Daniel Stashower Dutton
2006 Best Fact Crime Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece Edward Dolnick HarperCollins
2006 Best Fact Crime Desire Street: A True Story of Death and Deliverance in New Orleans Jed Horne Farrar, Straus, Giroux
2006 Best Fact Crime The Elements of Murder: The History of Poison John Emsley Oxford University Press
2006 Best Fact Crime True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa Michael Finkel HarperCollins
2006 Best Fact Crime Written in Blood Diane Fanning St. Martin's True Crime
2005 Best Fact Crime Conviction: Solving the Moxley Murder Leonard Levitt Regan Books Comment: A Reporter and a Detective's Twenty-Year Search for Justice
2005 Best Fact Crime Are You There Alone? Suzanne O'Malley Simon & Schuster Comment: The Unspeakable Crime of Andrea Yates
2005 Best Fact Crime Ballad of the Whiskey Robber Julian Rubinstein Little, Brown Comment: A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives, and Broken Hearts
2005 Best Fact Crime Forensics for Dummies D.P. Lyle, MD Wiley Publishing - For Dummies
2005 Best Fact Crime Green River, Running Red Ann Rule Free Press/Macmillan Comment: The Real Story of the Green River Killer -- America's Deadliest Serial Murderer
2005 Best Fact Crime Ready for the People Marissa N. Batt Arcade Publishing Comment: My Most Chilling Cases as Prosecutor
2004 Best Fact Crime The Devil in the White City Erik Larson Random House - Crown Books
2004 Best Fact Crime And The Dead Shall Rise: The Murder of Mary Phagan & the Lynching of Leo Frank Steve Oney Pantheon Books
2004 Best Fact Crime Black Dahlia Avenger - The True Story Steve Hodel Arcade Publishing
2004 Best Fact Crime Judgment Ridge: The True Story Behind the Dartmouth Murders Dick Lehr, Mitchell Zuckoff HarperCollins
2004 Best Fact Crime Rothstein: The Life, Times & Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series David Pietrusza Carroll & Graf
2003 Best Fact Crime Fire Lover Joseph Wambaugh Morrow
2003 Best Fact Crime Blood & Ink: International Guide to Fact-Based Crime Literature Albert Borowitz Kent State University Press
2003 Best Fact Crime Death at the Priory: Sex, Love and Murder in Victorian England James Ruddick Grove/Atlantic
2003 Best Fact Crime Takedown: The Fall of the Last Mafia Empire Douglas Century, Rick Cowan Putnam
2003 Best Fact Crime The Count and the Confession John Taylor Random House
2002 Best Fact Crime Son of a Grifter Kent Walker Wm. Morrow Comment: with Mark Schone
2002 Best Fact Crime Base Instincts: What Makes a Killer Kill? Jonathan H. Pincus M.D. W.W. Norton & Co.
2002 Best Fact Crime Dark Dreams: Sexual Violence, Homicide and the Criminal Mind Roy Hazelwood, Stephen G. Michaud St. Martin's Press
2002 Best Fact Crime Leavenworth Train: A Fugitive's Search for Justice in the Vanishing West Joe Jackson Carroll & Graf
2002 Best Fact Crime The Wrong Man: The Final Verdict in the Dr. Sam Sheppard Murder Case James Neff Random House
2001 Best Fact Crime Black Mass: The Irish Mob, The FBI, & A Devil's Deal Dick Lehr, Gerard O'Neill Public Affairs/Perseus Press
2001 Best Fact Crime Author Unknown: On the Trail of Anonymous Don Foster Henry Holt and Company
2001 Best Fact Crime Moonlight: Abraham Lincoln & The Almanac Trial John Evangelist Walsh St. Martin's Press
2001 Best Fact Crime Portraits of Guilt: The Woman Who Profiles the Faces of America's Deadliest Criminals Jeanne Boylan Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster
2001 Best Fact Crime The Seekers: A Bounty Hunter's Story Joshua Armstrong, Anthony Bruno HarperCollins
2000 Best Fact Crime Blind Eye James B. Stewart Simon & Schuster
2000 Best Fact Crime And Never Let Her Go Ann Rule Simon & Schuster
2000 Best Fact Crime Disco Bloodbath James St. James Simon & Schuster
2000 Best Fact Crime Mean Justice Edward Hume Simon & Schuster
2000 Best Fact Crime The Ghosts of Hopewell Jim Fisher Southern Illinois University Press
1999 Best Fact Crime To The Last Breath Carlton Stowers St. Martin's Press
1999 Best Fact Crime Death Sentence Jerry Bledsoe Dutton
1999 Best Fact Crime Greentown Timothy Dumas Arcade Publishing
1999 Best Fact Crime One of Ours Richard A. Serrano W.W. Norton & Co.
1999 Best Fact Crime Tough Jews Rich Cohen Simon & Schuster
1998 Best Fact Crime The Death of Innocents Richard Firstman, Jamie Talan Bantam
1998 Best Fact Crime Bitter Harvest: A Woman's Fury, A Mother's Sacrifice Ann Rule Simon & Schuster
1998 Best Fact Crime May God Have Mercy: A True Story of Crime & Punishment John C. Tucker W.W. Norton & Co.