Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking

Yolanda's Crossing: A girl’s journey from abuse to the American dream
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Over the next six years, he will take her over 5,000 miles, from the tropical scrub brush hills of Oaxaca into the Sonoran Desert and to the United States. She will be a child laborer in North Carolina. In Georgia and Tennessee, she will live trapped in motel rooms while Juan works. And in Dallas, she will sleep in a closet and decide whether to murder him or escape.
Captive
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
After working late one night, Ruby misses her bus home. Taking a shortcut through town down a dark alleyway, she is abducted and taken to a remote location where she is held captive by her kidnapper. Ruby must find a way to escape before she becomes a serial killer's next victim.
Almost Dead
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Throughout history, people have been bilked, scammed, and even killed for their hard earned money. There have been many groups that practiced this crime. Some of the organized groups were and are: The Italian, Mexican or Russian Mafia; TheYakuza in Japan, the Triads in China; Muslim Terrorists could even be included in this family of criminals. History has taught us that, many times, murder
The Butterfly's Cage
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
'The Butterfly’s Cage', is the heart wrenching, inspiring true story of a young Pakistani woman’s flight to freedom. Suffering abuse, tyranny and disownment as a result of refusing to submit to the abuse received by not one but two violent husbands, Shahnaz opens the doors to a hidden world, illustrating how cultural values can allow human rights violations to prosper.
Night of the Full Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Criterion House. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Night of the Full Moon is a work of creative non-fiction based on the real-life kidnapping of Palm Springs socialite Elaine Chaddick on May 8th, 1979,as told by the FBI's special agent in charge.
Hanratty - The Inconvenient Truth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Razen applies his inimitable brand of logic to the 1961 A6 Murder case. He is highly speculative, but convincingly so, in his attempt to rationalise all of the important evidence in the light of the 2001 DNA profiling result. In essence, it manages to close the case against Hanratty to any reasonable extent. This is a relatively concise contribution – supplementary, rather than definitive.
Sleeping Dogs: A true story of the Lindbergh baby kidnapping
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
A deathbed confession. A gun encased in concrete. And the possibility both could have kept Bruno Richard Hauptmann from going to the electric chair for the kidnap and murder of Charles A. Lindbergh Jr. When journalist Michael Foldes hears the story of an upstate NY family who could have known the killers, he teases out details in the 80-year-old case that plausibly point to Hauptmann's innocence.
Where Are My Children? The True Story of a Mother Who Risked Her Life to Rescue Her Kidnapped Children
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
It was a mother's worst nightmare: her husband had kidnapped their children and taken them thousands of miles away to his native Bolivia. Cassie tried to get help from the FBI, the State Department, even the Bolivian government. No one seemed to care. So she decided to take matters into her own hands. This is the dramatic, deeply personal account of her odyssey to bring her children home.
Dolor y Dinero-La Verdadera Historia-(Pain and Gain-The Untold True Story)
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Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: Spanish. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
La verdadera historia tras la película Dolor y Dinero Este libro demuestra que a veces la verdad es más extraña que la ficción! En 1994, Marc y su familia vivian una vida normal en Miami, Florida. No se imaginaba que en Noviembre de ese año, su vida y la de su familia iba a cambiar para siempre. Los acontecimientos que se iban a desarrollarse no podían ser concebidos por la imaginación más vivida.
Faceless People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
A victim of hijack and kidnap retraces her captors' steps to a place where she hoped to get help.... Only to be turned away - for the second time - by the people who refused to show their faces.
The Devil Takes the Bodies
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Series: Adventure Stories, Almost True. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion and Spirituality
The Devil Takes the Bodies of dead women and girls just before they are buried. Two young boys were among the first witnesses. Their curiosity and "running wild freedom" resulted in them seeing the Devil several times. Eventually he takes them too. The Devil continues his quests and eventually takes 11 dead women and girls. He winds up with the 11 plus 3 live children.
Driven to Kill
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Story of sex killer Westley Allan Dodd--his victims were too small to fight...and too young to die! Includes eyewitness execution report.
Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.
Serial Killers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Kristen Laurence. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Serial killers gain their notoriety in several ways... by the bizarre or brutal methods they use to single out and kill their victims, or by the sheer number of killings they carry out. The majority act alone. Many are crazy psychopaths. Just pray to God one doesn't cross your path, or anyone in your family. This book contains the most deadly ones. If you are a lover of mystery thriller crime sto
The Good Samaritan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two young boys hitch-hiking one evening gave the driver who stopped to help them a terrifying experience. Their mission was to hijack the car and kill the driver.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
Pain and Gain - The Untold True Story
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Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
‘Pain and Gain – The Untold True Story’ is a gripping memoir that tells the true story behind the Paramount film Pain and Gain. Written by the real Sun Gym Gang victim, Marc Schiller, ‘Pain and Gain – The Untold True Story’ will take readers on an adrenaline rush with a shocking ending.
Finder: The True Story of a Private Investigator
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons
In the last two decades, Private Investigator Marilyn Greene has found more than two hundred people — sometimes discovering in hours or minutes a person missing for years. In FINDER, Greene shares her news-making triumphs, the joyous family reunions she's made possible, and the chilling cases of dead ends.
Killed On Her Honeymoon - The Anni Hindocha Dewani Murder Case
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,440. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On 13 November 2010, newly-wed Anni Dewani was shot dead in Cape Town. Within weeks her husband Shrien - a successful Britsh businessman - was accused of involvement, an allegation he has denied. This book examines the background to the case and the events that have followed - in both South Africa and the UK - in the more than three years since Anni's death, in particular the multiple court cases.
Surviving an Active Shooter Incident
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
An 'active shooter' is a gunmen who isn't interested in robbing you. He wants to kill as many people as he can before he is killed, and expects to die. Law enforcement's advice is for you to 'hide and hope,' but that is in large part because they don't want you complicating their job. This guide is written with you in mind, not them, and urges you not to have a victim mentality.