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Lil' Poe: Drug Kingpin
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In the 1980’s, crack cocaine hit the streets of Columbus, Ohio. Based on fact, not fiction, Poe tells the story about a part of Columbus, Ohio’s near East Side history, and how lives were changed by the ensuing drug epidemic.
Lifer. 45 Years in Her Majesty's Prisons
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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.
Jack the Ripper: The 1888 London East End Serial Killer
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Ripper’s murderous serial killings must certainly go down in the history books as one of the great unsolved mysteries of all time. Therefore, anyone that thinks he can do better than the police of the time or the numerous writers after, read on and put your ability to the test and see if you can close the book on the infamous Whitechapel murders to your satisfaction.
Buried But Not Yet Dead: The Vampire Myth
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
It is largely from Romania that vampirism as we know it originates. Long standing folklore fueled largely by superstition therefore created the first vampire beliefs. The 2nd development in vampirism was through the efforts of the Roman Catholic Church. Then came the literary vampire where the focus became not to frighten people to death but to entertain them.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol III: The Frank Nitti Era
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Nitti was primarily a businessman and began to restructure the Outfit along the lines of a business. He moved the Outfit out of prostitution and deeper into union racketeering, gambling, and Hollywood movie studio extortions. When the lid blew off the Hollywood extortion racket, Nitti was ordered to take the 'rap' for everyone and instead chose to commit suicide.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era
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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.”
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol I:The "Big Jim" Colosimo Era
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Jim Colosimo began the 1890s as a newsboy, bootblack, and a thief. After becoming a skilled pickpocket at 18, Colosimo acquired a “stable” of girls and became a pimp and before long owned a string of 100 bordellos, gambling joints, and opium dens. He was now king of the Levee pimps and led them in their war against the Chicago's Morals' Squad. Here is his story.
BRANCATO “Mafia Street Boss”
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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
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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.
Where's the Good in Living When All That You Loved is Gone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,560. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
T. Michael 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,940. 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 41st anniversary of release of the original Winnie Ruth Judd: The Trunk Murders, the first book published about the sensational Judd murder and sanity trials.
Holes in Time
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Price: Free! Words: 69,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
"A very daring expose of prison life and one man's battle with himself to find real meaning to life. I believe anyone will find this book thought-provoking and brutally true, while at the same time warm and excitingly human." -Max Jones, chaplain in the Florida Penal system