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    • The Poisoner's Handbook

    • Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
    • By: Deborah Blum
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,016
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,478
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,467

    In The Poisoner's Handbook, Blum draws from highly original research to track the fascinating, perilous days when a pair of forensic scientists began their trailblazing chemical detective work, fighting to end an era when untraceable poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • CSI eat your heart out

    • By Aaron - Audible on 10-12-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Angel Killer

    • A True Story of Cannibalism, Crime Fighting, and Insanity in New York City
    • By: Deborah Blum
    • Narrated by: Deborah Blum
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35

    In the mid-1920s, young children began to vanish from neighborhoods around New York City. It took the police a decade to find their abductor, an unassuming 64-year-old handyman named Albert Fish. Fish had committed crimes of unspeakable horror: He had not only abducted and murdered the children, but also tortured and, in some cases, eaten them. During Fish's trial, some of the country's most prominent psychiatrists debated the exact nature of Fish's crimes. Was he evil or insane? Who had the power to determine where one ended and the other began?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • grewsom

    • By LuLu on 03-08-17
    • A True Story of Cannibalism, Crime Fighting, and Insanity in New York City
    • By: Deborah Blum
    • Narrated by: Deborah Blum
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Release date: 12-18-12
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 43 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95