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I Was Never Here: My True Canadian Spy Story of Coffees, Code Names and Covert Operations in the Age of Terrorism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2022. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
In I Was Never Here, Andrew Kirsch spills the secrets of what life as an intelligence officer is really like, and dispels a few myths along the way. With humour, honesty, and candour, Kirsch shares his on-the-ground experience (or as much of it as he’s allowed to) and takes you behind the scenes of Canada’s spy agency, CSIS.
Midnight Express
Price: $9.99 USD. 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.
A Soldier's Story (Book One)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » General
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.
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 » General
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.
True Identity: Cracking the Oldest Kidnapping Cold Case and Finding My Missing Twin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2021 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A man desperate to know his true identity struggles to solve the infamous kidnapping that nearly destroyed his family—and find his twin sister, who has been missing for more than fifty years.
Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Ethereum & Smart Contracts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
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The origins and history of Bitcoin to the present day, the other cryptocurrencies it spawned including Ethereum, the ICO craze and the 2017 crypto bubble, and the attempts to apply blockchains and smart contracts to business. Plus a case study on blockchains in the music industry. Bitcoin and blockchains are not a technology story, but a psychology story.
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 » General
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.
Het Rattenkwartier : Een Blik in het Nest van de Bende van Nijvel
Price: $9.25 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.
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 » General, 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.
BIKER 101: The Life of Don: The Trilogy: Part I of III
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,410. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2018 by Tellwell Talent. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Outlaw Biker 1%er This is not a lifestyle solely based on jungle law. There's a lot of brain that comes with that biker brawn ....He (Donny) is known as "The World's Most Read Harley Technical Journalist"...His from the heart, from-real-experience comments on this entire lifestyle should also be on that required reading list --- for history but also for just exactly what this lifestyle means.
Deep in the Woods: The 1935 Kidnapping of Nine-Year-Old George Weyerhaeuser, Heir to America’s Mightiest Timber Dynasty
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2021 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » History » North America » USA
It is a crime even the FBI must have considered fantastic and absurd.
The Supreme Team: The Birth of Crack and Hip-Hop, Prince's Reign of Terror and the Supreme/50 Cent Beef Exposed
Price: $9.99 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.
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.
A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
A STRANGER KILLED KATY is the true story of 19-year-old student Katy Hawelka, of her life tragically cut short on an upstate New York campus, and of the fight by a grieving mother and others more than 30 years later to ensure that a killer would spend the rest of his life behind bars.
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 » General
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."
Murder in Room 305
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,950. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » General, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
A shocking true story of sex, greed and cold-blooded murder! Veteran true crime author Gary C. King spins a gripping real-life tale of a woman caught in a deadly web of lust and violence...a riveting story of love gone horribly, tragically wrong.
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.
The Ethics of Evil: Stories of H Division
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 231,790. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This non-fiction book explores the true story of H Division, the punishment division within Pentridge Prison, Melbourne, that operated from 1958-1994, which was responsible for cultivating criminals who committed horrific crimes upon their release.
The Devil and John Holmes - 25th Anniversary Author's Edition: And Other True Stories of Drugs, Porn and Murder
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sex & culture
"John Holmes was every man’s gigolo, a polyester smoothie with a sparse mustache, a flying collar and lots of buttons undone. Read the story that inspired the movies Boogie Nights, with Mark Wahlberg, and Wonderland, with Val Kilmer. Now with restored edits and updated information. The collection includes three stories about related topics, including the suicide death of porn starlet Savannah.
Without Mercy: Obsession and Murder Under the Influence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,980. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » General, 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 …