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The Greatest Gambling Story Ever Told: A True Tale of Three Gamblers, The Kentucky Derby, and the Mexican Cartel
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Greatest Gambling Story Ever Told is an inspiring personal narrative about a filly who broke through the male-dominated world of horseracing, and a trio of gamblers who unknowingly place their longshot bet with members of a suspected drug cartel at a racetrack in Tijuana, Mexico and must figure out how to claim their prize -- without getting killed in the process.
A Sucky Love Story: Overcoming Unhappily Ever After
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,090. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dating, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
What if falling in love meant almost losing everything? YouTube star Brittani Louise Taylor shares her story.
Until the Twelfth of Never
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 247,630. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2020 by Taylor Street Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
A prime time TV series using 'Until the Twelfth of Never' as its main source is to premiere in 2020. They were two of the most notorious and controversial murder trials of the last thirty years, splitting American public opinion in half. Before dawn on November 5, 1989, Betty Broderick got into her car and drove over to the house in San Diego of her lawyer ex-husband, Daniel T. Broderick III ...
The Reporter Who Knew Too Much
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Was What’s My Line TV Star, media icon, crack investigative reporter and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen murdered for writing a tell-all book about the JFK assassination? Is the main suspect in her death still at large? Kilgallen’s official cause of death, reported as an overdose of barbiturates and alcohol, has always been suspect since no investigation occurred despite the staged death scene.
A Soldier's Story (Book One)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
When Roger Smith returns home for a short break from his military duties, seeing his high school sweetheart was his top priority as usual. But this time, forces were working against Roger that he had no idea of. Roger's forbidden love has finally set the wheels in motion for an explosive outcome.
Denial of Justice: Dorothy Kilgallen, Abuse of Power, and the Most Compelling JFK Assassination Investigation in History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,590. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A gripping true crime murder mystery spotlighting the inside story of why What’s My Line TV star and Pulitzer Prize-nominated media icon Dorothy Kilgallen is one of the most feared journalists in history, and why her threatened exposure of the truth about the JFK assassination triggered a cover-up by at least four government agencies.
The Laundrymen - Inside Money Laundering, The World's Third Largest Business
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,650. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
The world is awash with dirty money. Most of it comes from illicit drugs. Who's laundering it? Bankers, lawyers, accountants and money managers - from Wall Street to Main Street via Switzerland and the Caribbean. The Laundrymen gets to the root of the problem and, 20 years since it first became an international bestseller, remains the definitive book on money laundering.
Midnight Express
Price: $9.99 $6.99 USD. (30% off!) Words: 80,810. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The gut-wrenching true story of a young man's incarceration and escape from a Turkish prison, a classic story of survival and human endurance, told with humor, honesty, and heart, it became the Academy Award-winning blockbuster film of the same name. In 1970 Billy Hayes was arrested at the Istanbul airport with 4 pounds of hashish, given a life sentence, and made a dramatic escape after 5 years.
Telling on Myself
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,400. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2020 by Taylor Street Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Daniel T. Broderick III’s relentless harassment of his discarded wife, Betty, made her increasingly crazy as he and his girlfriend – then second wife – Linda Kolkena Broderick piled on the pressure, until one day, on November 5, 1989, at her wits’ end and believing herself to be acting in self-defense, she confronted them in the early hours of the morning and in a panic shot them both dead.
Dead Centre
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 137,670. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
When British tourist Peter Falconio vanished at night in the heart of the outback in 2001, it made front page news around the world. Falconio’s disappearance ignited a massive police hunt. Thirteen months later Bradley Murdoch, a drifter arrested for an unrelated crime in South Australia was charged with Peter’s murder and the attack on Joanne Lees. Many questions remain.
Agents Unknown - True Stories of Life as a Special Agent in the Diplomatic Security Service
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,360. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Agents Unknown depicts the true stories of Cody Perron, a Special Agent of the Diplomatic Security Service as he travels through the Middle East, South East Asia and the United States, interviewing ISIS hostages, negotiating international fugitive returns and protecting the highest level government officials in some of the most volatile locations in the world.
Profile of the Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons
(4.29 from 7 reviews)
What really happened to Madeleine Beth McCann in Praia da Luz, Portugal in 2007? Was she abducted as the Gerry and Kate have claimed or did something happen to Madeleine on May 3 in the vacation apartment and the incident covered up? Criminal Profiler Pat Brown analyzes the evidence and takes the readers through the steps of profiling, developing a theory that is intriguing and controversial.
American Tragedy: The Uncensored Story of the O.J. Simpson Defense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 270,890. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The New York Times calls American Tragedy a "...a valuable, gripping and illuminating work [...] If you are going to read only one book on the case of O. J. Simpson, this is a strong candidate to be it."
Without Mercy: Obsession and Murder Under the Influence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,060. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
She was a hard-working, cheerful waitress, one of the nicest people you’d ever want to know. She was also a three-bottle-a-day alcoholic, hopelessly in love with the IHOP’s manager, Allen Bryant. Bryant wanted his live-in lover, IHOP owner Art Venecia, dead. And Dee Casteel helped him to arrange it. But there was an even more gruesome killing to come …
Het Rattenkwartier : Een Blik in het Nest van de Bende van Nijvel
Price: $9.85 USD. Words: 70,850. Language: Dutch. Published: September 1, 2015 by Charlie. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
De oorspronkelijke bewoners van de wijk Negenmanneke in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw wantrouwden de omgeving van het Rattendaalkasteel. Daar streken begin vorige eeuw rare mannen in woonwagens neer. Jaren later zou een inwoner van het 'Rattenkwartier' opgepakt worden in het onderzoek naar de Slachter van Bergen. Enkele van zijn buren en familieleden zijn hoofdverdachten in de zaak Bende van Nijvel.
The Supreme Team: The Birth of Crack and Hip-Hop, Prince's Reign of Terror and the Supreme/50 Cent Beef Exposed
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,190. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The Supreme Team was one of the most notorious drug crews in New York in the 1980s crack era. They have been celebrated in the lyrical lore of hip-hop by artists such as 50 Cent, Nas and Ja Rule. This book represents the most concise volume to date on their history and rise to infamy.
The Body Snatcher’s Wife: My Life with a Monster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As seen on ID Discovery’s The Devil You Know, Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry?, and Tabloid The shocking true story of how Barbra’s picket fence turned to prison bars, trapped in her twisted husband’s dangerous web of addiction, abuse, and world-infamous crime.
The Sex Slave Murders: The True Story of Serial Killers Gerald and Charlene Gallego
Series: The Sex Slave Murders, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,970. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
A killer couple bound by secrets, lies, and sex slave fantasies. Over a grisly period of 26 months, Gerald and Charlene Gallego went on a bloody and brutal rampage of kidnapping, rape, and murder that spanned three states and claimed eleven lives.
When the Mob Ran Vegas: Stories of Money, Mayhem and Murder
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
What is so captivating about Vegas? Is it how the skim worked and how millions of dollars vanished uncounted? Ever hear about the bad guys that rigged the gin rummy games at the Friars Club and took a bunch of famous people to the cleaners? Steve Fischer, an avid researcher and collector, bring us Vegas like you've never seen, tales you've never heard--until now.
Perfect Husband: The True Story of the Trusting Bride Who Discovered Her Husband Was a Coldblooded Killer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,410. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
As seen on A Current Affair—the shocking story of Florida's most bizarre multiple murder case. As Lisa and Kosta Fotopoulos lay sleeping in their home, a burglar broke in and shot Lisa at point-blank range in the head. Miraculously, she survived to learn the sobering truth about her would-be assassin—and about her sociopathic husband's deadly agenda.