With so many television shows portraying the lives of criminals and those who bring them to justice, have you ever wondered what goes on inside the minds of those who commit crimes? What was their rationale for their behavior? Why are some people short-term offenders while others spend most of their lives in the criminal justice system? In Criminal Minds in Real Time, Mark O'Connell tells the true, and sometimes strange, stories collected over twenty-five years from those who ran afoul of the law. While one may be quick to judge those who commit crime, sometimes only a thin line exists between those who live law-abiding lives and those who do t. After reading Criminal Minds in Real Time, you will understand why it's been said that, Truth is stranger than fiction, and But for the grace of God, there go I.