Books tagged: true crime

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Luggage By Kroger: A True Crime Memoir
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,690. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
In this award-winning memoir, Houston journalist Gary Taylor recounts his true-life fatal attraction involvement in the trail of violence that has dogged Texas attorney Catherine Mehaffey Shelton, prompting coverage by newspapers, TV, movies and even Oprah. Take a seat on the wild ride of an obsessive relationship: erotic beginning to violent end and the trials required to clean up the mess.
Blood and Money
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
True crime. When Brad Baker met Andrea Currier, it was classic middle America meets old money. Brad was from Indiana and dabbled in politics; Andrea was the great-granddaughter of Andrew Mellon, former Secretary of Treasury for three Republican presidents. Andrea's net worth was in the range of $500 million. It started out like a romance novel and ended with a shotgun blast New Years Eve.
The Bell Witch Hauntings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
An Authenticated History of the Famous Bell Witch: A True Story (also called the Red Book). The Bell Witch or Bell Witch Haunting is a poltergeist legend from Southern United States folklore, involving the Bell family of Adams, Tennessee. The legend is the basis of the films An American Haunting (2006) and The Bell Witch Haunting (2004). That account and also an account of a related incident.
The Man in the Moon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,230. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jersey Walcott is a writer of true crime stories, but has stumbled on a cold case that has him mystified. Jersey and Maggie work the angles to bring the truth to the surface.
The Guys Who Spied for China
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The Guys Who Spied for China,a roman a clef exposing Chinese espionage networks in the United States, is a quirky tale of how two disparate men uncovered a network of homegrown spies that had operated in California and across the country for decades. A new twist on the spy drama, this personal and darkly humorous tale captures what it feels like to be thrust into the shadowy world of espionage.
Beautiful Bad Girl, The Vicki Morgan Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,150. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and politics
Vicki Morgan, mistress to department store heir and Ronald Reagan confidant, Alfred Bloomingdale, lived beyond her years and died before her time, the victim of a brutal murder. Seething with power, intrigue, sex and obsession, it's a ringside seat into the darker habits of the world's rich and powerful.
Grand Theft Internet: A true story of Internet attack and high-stakes cybercrime
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Price: Free! Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Computer Crime
Like any other small businessman, he assumed his Internet account was safe. Instead, he found himself a victim of the latest crime wave when a cyber-criminal hijacked VL.com in a high-tech heist. Told by a witness, reconstructed from forensic evidence, this gripping account takes you inside the mind of the attacker, showing how domain theifs bypass security and could strike any of us.
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
To Catch a Killer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,480. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
The gruesome murder of a young woman named Brenda Salazar was only the first chapter in one of the most riveting crime stories in the history of Fort Worth, Texas. When it was all over, three young women were dead and a number of law officers were angry about the missed opportunities. The story came to a close in the killer's bedroom, where the detectives found a shop of horrors.
They Call Me Korney
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In one of Buffalo's most blood-soaked crime tales, this is the story of the bloody reign of Polish gangster John "Korney" Kwiatkowski, which ended with one of his friends in the electric chair. Before the end came, Korney masterminded robberies all over the city, leading a gang of violent thugs, dubbed the Korney Gang, while he maintained a facade of gentility. A true story set during Prohibition.