Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking

Pro Bono - The 18-Year Defense of Caril Ann Fugate
By Jeff McArthur
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,980. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
In 1958, 19-year-old Charlie Starkweather went on a murder spree that paralyzed Nebraska, shocked the nation, and left 11 people dead. With him when he was captured was his 14-year-old ex-girlfriend Caril Fugate. The question soon arose, was Caril a kidnapped victim, or a heartless accomplice?
Smart Kids, Safe Kids
By Dr. Ajakai Hassler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,830. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Outsmart anybody who tries to hurt you. Our world is getting crazier every day. This hard-hitting book teaches best ways to prevent (or cope with) child abduction, sexual assault and violence against kids. What I hope you get from this book is that you can and you must make yourself safe in this scary world. Smarter is safer. You can be…here is how… For girls, age 12 and up.
Pain and Gain - The Untold True Story
By Marc Schiller
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.
Surviving an Active Shooter Incident
By Guardian Martial Arts
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.
The Disappearance of Madeleine Maddie McCann
By Dr. Evelyn J Biluk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons
A riveting, concise account of the facts surrounding the disappearance of Madeleine “Maddie” McCann from Portugal, during a family vacation in 2007. Also, includes a review of the entire suspect list (Kate McCann, Gerry McCann, Robert Murat, and many more) and how Portugal Police eliminated many of them but not all.
Yolanda's Crossing: A girl’s journey from abuse to the American dream
By The Dallas Morning News
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.
Sleeping Dogs: A true story of the Lindbergh baby kidnapping
By Michael Foldes
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
By Cassie Kimbrough
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.
Night of the Full Moon
By Herb Clough
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.
The Devil Takes the Bodies
By Walter Parks
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.
Faceless People
By @1Rebone
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 Good Samaritan
By @1Rebone
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.
The Butterfly's Cage
By Shahnaz Khari
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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'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.
Captive
By Darren G. Burton
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
By Raymond Cardi
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