A LOUISIANA TRUE CRIME BIBLIOGRAPHY
Asbury, Herbert, The French Quarter: An Informal History of the New Orleans Underworld (1936)
Baiamente, John. Spirit of Vengeance: Nativism and Louisiana Justice, 1921-1924 (1986)
Bosco, Joseph, Blood Will Tell (1993)
Briley, Richard, Nightriders: Inside Story of the West and Kimbrell Clan (1992)
De Noux, O'Neil, Specific Intent (1993)
Dillmann, John, Blood Warning: The True Story of the New Orleans Slasher (1989). Dillman is a former New Orleans police officer.
Dillmann, John, The French Quarter Killers (1989)
Dillmann, John, Unholy Matrimony (1988). Made into a film starring Patrick Duffy as Dillmann, but set in Phoenix, Arizona instead of New Orleans.
Dobson, Charles M., Guilty? Side Lights on the Batson Case (1903)
Donahue, Carol, Deadly Relations (1991). Made into a film starring Gwyneth Paltrow as Donahue and Robert Urich as her murderous father.
Gambino, Richard, Vendetta (1997)
Garrison, Jim, On the Trail of the Assassins: My Investigation and Prosecution of the Murder of President Kennedy (1988).
Hernon, Peter, A Terrible Thunder: The Story of the New Orleans Sniper (1978). Reprinted 2001 by Garrett County Press.
Jones, Aphrodite, The Embrace (1999). Story of the capture of accused killers in Louisiana.
Kirkwood, James, American Grotesque: An Account of the Clay Shaw-Jim Garrison Affair in the City of New Orleans (1970)
Laborde, Felix L., The Story of Dr. Doucet (1962)
Manhein, Mary, The Bone Lady (2000)(reissue). Non-fiction by the head of Louisiana State University's FACES laboratory. The lab has been crucial in identifying the victims of homicide as well as in locating missing persons.
McClellan, Bill, Evidence of Murder (1993). Story of the murder of the wife of a New Orleans businessman.
Michaud, Stephen G., The Vengeful Heart and Other Stories (). Tells the story of a physician who tried to murder his lover by injecting her with HIV.
Morris, Debbie, Forgiving the Dead Man Walking (1998)
Prejean, Helen, Dead Man Walking (1994)
Tallant, Robert, Ready to Hang: Seven Famous New Orleans Murders (1952). Also called Murder in New Orleans: Seven Famous Trials.