- “The Godfather” by Mario Puzo – This classic crime novel tells the story of the Corleone family and their involvement in organized crime in New York City.
- “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson – This psychological thriller follows a journalist and a computer hacker as they investigate a decades-old disappearance and uncover layers of corruption and violence.
- “In Cold Blood” by Truman Capote – This true crime novel tells the story of the brutal murder of a Kansas family and the investigation that followed, offering a chilling look at the perpetrators and the crime itself.
- “The Silence of the Lambs” by Thomas Harris – This psychological thriller follows FBI agent Clarice Starling as she seeks the help of the incarcerated cannibalistic serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, to catch another serial killer on the loose.
- “The Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammett – This classic detective novel follows private investigator Sam Spade as he becomes embroiled in a web of deceit and murder surrounding the search for a valuable statuette.
These books offer gripping and thrilling stories of crime and its consequences, and are sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats.