Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking

Surviving an Active Shooter Incident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Criterion House. Categories: 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
Series: Adventure Stories, Almost True. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion and Spirituality, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
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.
Driven to Kill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Story of sex killer Westley Allan Dodd--his victims were too small to fight...and too young to die! Includes eyewitness execution report.
The Good Samaritan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
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
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
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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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Categories: 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