Five Memoirs About True Crime

collage-cartel-wives-800x439True crime isn’t just about the salacious details of crimes and murders. Well-written and thoughtful true crime memoirs have a lot to teach readers about criminal history, the motives behind criminal actions, and perhaps most importantly victim and survivor stories. The five true crime memoirs on this list cover very different types of criminal activity, but what they all have in common is that they’re well-researched, thought-provoking, and respectful of the people who were affected by these crimes.