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Surviving Bigfoot and the Dixie Mafia
By Dennis Shamblin
Price: Free! Words: 58,120. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Story about growing up in the mafia. Lived in the country mostly and entertained myself playing Tarzan. While my dad was away furry beasts tormented us. Attended Hydro Schools located in the most racist and perverse city in America. Family wiped out most the Democrat leaning newspapers in the USA for Mr Gaylord.
French Connection Blues
By peter bono
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,140. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the early 70s, a young cop discovered how narcotics detectives were stealing confiscated drugs and reselling them to the dealers, so got involved in a secret investigation that put not only his life but the lives of his family and friends...and even his sanity...in jeopardy. This is his story.
The Crime of the Century
By JoAnne Myers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,830. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The residents of Rolling Hills, a hamlet in southeastern Ohio, were horrified when the dismembered bodies of two missing teens were pulled from the local river. Multiply suspects surfaced, but only one was railroaded, Richard Allan Lloyd, a known nudist and hothead. What began as an evening stroll turned into what found only in horror films, and dubbed 'the crime of the century'.
Anatomy of a Ponzi: Scams Past and Present
By Colleen Cross
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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Charles Ponzi lent the Ponzi scheme its name, but he is not the first—or the last—to dupe investors with this age-old con. The biggest Ponzi scheme of all time is operating under the radar right now, unknown and undetected by regulators and unsuspecting investors. Learn how to spot a Ponzi and discover my stunning prediction of where, when, and how this massive Ponzi scheme will be exposed!
Dysfunctional: The Rick Langlais Story
By Andrew Fehr
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Richard Langlais. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Rick emerged from a childhood of horrific abuse to become a powerful street fighter, drug dealer and enforcer, only to spiral into the depths of addiction and despair. At his lowest point Rick gave his life to Jesus. This was the beginning of the hardest battle of his life as he fought to overcome the addictions and demons of his past and learned to fit into a world that he knew nothing about.
Lifer. 45 Years in Her Majesty's Prisons
By Joy Grant Hicks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 166,070. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story of a man who was convicted of murder in England in 1968. He was the first person to be convicted on forensic evidence alone. However he always maintained his innocence. When, in 1991 the Parole Board recommended release, the Home Secretary overturned that decision, leading him to choose to fail to return from a Home leave. After 3 years at large he was rearrested and is still in prison.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era
By James R Ashley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,280. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Al Capone’s function was to clear the decks and establish supremacy of the Chicago Outfit over the independent gangs in Chicago. He did that in such a spectacular and violent manner that he came to personify what people wanted to believe the quintessential gangster boss to be. His sole claim to fame will be his notoriety as the murderous gangster who ran Chicago during the “Roaring 20s.”
BRANCATO “Mafia Street Boss”
By Frank Monastra
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
The Medical Detectives: Cases from the Original CSI Investigators
By Paulette Cooper (Noble)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,600. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This award-winning book was the first book on CSI or forensic medicine written for the layman. It includes hundreds of fascinating cases along with interviews (and their best cases) of the major forensic pathologists such as Dr. Milton Helpern, Dr. Michael Baden and Dr. Cyril Wecht.
The Hanged Man: The Stephen Parkes Story: A True Story of Crime, Punishment and Grace: Book One - The Criminal
By Stephen Parkes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
June 2007, Stephen Parkes was indicted by the State of Florida for his second robbery with a deadly weapon. There was no doubt of his guilt. The state offered thirty years in prison, but he would not be caged. Instead, he dropped eight feet into a noose. No one survives that kind of hanging. But Parkes did. And it was then that his life began to change. This is his amazing true story.
Where's the Good in Living When All That You Loved is Gone
By Thomas Michael Fox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,600. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Tom Fox was born in Elgin Illinois in 1958 and raised in Southern California by a loving family. But he had a deep dark secret that destroyed his life. Now, for the first time, he has exposed that secret to the world in an effort to try and reach out to persons like himself to offer hope.
Honest Sid
By Ronald Probstein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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If you're going to live outside the law, you'd better be honest. This seeming paradox was the operating principle of Sid Probstein's life. Guileless and endlessly optimistic, he was known as Honest Sid around his stomping ground of New York's Broadway. Sid wasn't a tough guy, or even a bad guy.
Deliberate Indifference: A Gay Man's Maltreatment by the US Dept of Justice
By J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The true story of a young homosexual man who runs afoul of the law and goes to prison where he begins to lose his eyesight while the authorities refuse to provide needed treatment to a gay man.
Heist and High
By Anthony Curcio & Dane Batty
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by Dane Batty. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Heist and High is the true story of Anthony Curcio’s decent from a life full of promise as a future football star into the hell of prescription drug addiction, the destruction it caused, and his willingness to do anything- even rob an armored truck- for what he thought would be that one last fix. Only after he turned his life around after prison can he give back to his community and start over.
Flowers for Mrs. Luskin: Who ordered the deadly delivery for the millionaire's wife?
By Arthur Jay Harris
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,650. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDED IN FRONT. VIEW “SAMPLE” A True Story A Millionaire Has An Affair. His Wife Throws Him Out. She Gets The Mansion, The Business, The Cash. His Parents’ Business. His Parents’ Cash. She Gets Shot And Doesn’t Know It. The Bullet Disappears. He Goes To Prison. His Parents Flee The Country. He Weds The Other Woman Behind Bars. Has There Ever Been A Case Like This? —The Miami Herald
Until Proven Innocent: Could the real-life Kojak help save a man from the electric chair?
By Arthur Jay Harris
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The prosecutor was no longer sure both murder defendants were guilty. So he asked his retired dad—the real-life Kojak: could he help solve the case? A true story. PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDED. VIEW “SAMPLE" Breathless, a woman’s call to 911 interrupted a quiet night in the horse country suburbs: “I’m stabbed to death. Please!” Did somebody stab you? asked the operator. “Yes! And my husband, my baby!"
Snowbird
By William Norris
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Andrew Richard Barnes was the man who flew the very first shipment of cocaine for the Medellin Cartel into the United States, and continued the dangerous trade for almost a full decade. He survived crashes and gunfire, treachery and betrayal. He also became the target of a determined assassination attempt by the Panamanian dictator, Manuel Noriega - and lived to tell the tale...
Guarding bin Laden: My Life in Al-Qaeda
By Nasser al-Bahri
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Thin Man Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Originally published in French, this well-reviewed 2010 memoir by Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard provides an unparalleled account of life in the heart of al-Qaeda in the run-up to 9/11. ‘Bin Laden’s former bodyguard delivers a breath-taking account’ Tele et Vous 15 September 2011 ‘An intriguing glimpse of life inside the al-Qa’ida chief’s lair’ Sunday Times 19 April 2010
La mente di Adolf Hitler
By Walter Charles Langer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,410. Language: Italian. Published: April 27, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Hitler era molto diverso da come si mostrava al popolo tedesco e al mondo. Coabitavano in lui due individui diametralmente opposti, "Hitler" e il "'Führer". Il primo aveva bisogno del secondo per vincere le sue fobie e insicurezze. In un classico della Psicologia politica, il profilo umano e la leggenda di uno dei tiranni più sanguinari della storia.
Winnie Ruth Judd: The Trunk Murders The Classic Edition
By J. Dwight Dobkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,800. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2013 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
During the Great Depression in 1930's America there were two "trials of the century" that captured the attention of the world: the Lindbergh baby murder trial, and the Winnie Ruth Judd "Trunk Murders" trial. This e-book edition marks the 40th anniversary of release of the original Winnie Ruth Judd: The Trunk Murders, the first book published about the sensational Judd murder and sanity trials.