Reading lists

Books based on true crime and real-life murder mysteries

There's something fascinating about a crime novel, but if it's based on a real-life murder mystery that adds an even more chilling dimension. Here are 8 of the best.

The Manson girls (L-R) Leslie Van Houten, Susan (Sadie) Atkins and Patricia Krenwinkle, who were drawn upon for Emma Cline's bestselling novel The Girls.

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