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Broken: The Suspicious Death of Alydar and the End of Horse Racing's Golden Age
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,550. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2023 by Live Oak Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
An investigation into horse racing's most shocking scandal blends vivid history with a true-crime courtroom drama.
Flawless: Inside the Largest Diamond Heist in History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,960. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2023 by Scott Andrew Selby. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The Antwerp Diamond Center was one of the most secure buildings in the world. With hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of diamonds stored in its vault, it had to be. But in 2003, a band of skilled thieves subverted every one of the Diamond Center's defenses and made off with a record amount of loot. The result is a thrilling ride through the better-than-fiction heist of the century.
Unmasking the Killer of the Missing Beaumont Children
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2023 by Stuart Mullins. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » General
On Australia day, 26 January 1966, Jane, Arnna, and Grant Beaumont were abducted from Colley Reserve, Glenelg, South Australia and never seen again, leading to one of Australia's most extensive police investigations and manhunts. Five decades later, no trace of the children has ever been found. Over the years, several individuals have been put forward and investigated as suspects, resulting in...
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.
Vanished in Vermillion: The Real Story of South Dakota’s Most Infamous Cold Case
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,060. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2023 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » Law » Ethics & Professional Responsibility
The result of hundreds of interviews, Vanished in Vermillion is a cold case story that flips the script on a typical investigation narrative, revealing the biggest law enforcement embarrassment in South Dakota history.
Killer With a Badge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,750. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2022 by Chuck Hustmyre. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » General, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal » Criminal procedure, Nonfiction » Law » Jury
New Orleans in the 1990s—dirty, corrupt, and violent, the murder capital of the United States, with a scandal-plagued police department that was collapsing under the weight of its own corruption. No one could imagine that things could get much worse for this once-great American city. Then Antoinette Frank joined the New Orleans Police Department, and things got much, much worse. Before long...
Chris Watts
Series: Discovering Chris Watts: The Series. Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 307,180. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2023 by Junction Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » Serial killers, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » General
True Crime aficionados have been diligently following the Chris Watts case ever since the first news reports broke, but for others, it was the Netflix documentary that led them to this gruesome and heart-breaking case. Whilst some will have read all three books in this series, there will no doubt be others who haven't read or watched anything, so we will endeavour to present to you all aspects...
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.
Richard Speck and the Eight Nurses: Deconstructing A Mass Murder
Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 96,000. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2023 by B D SALERNO. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » General
In this book, over three years in the making, B.D. Salerno has taken a deep dive into a crime that disturbed her greatly as a young girl – the mass murder of eight nurses by Richard Speck in 1966 Chicago. Her findings led her to the shocking conclusion that things were not what they seemed, and the crime did not happen as we were told. Read about it here.
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
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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.
The Johnia Berry Story: My Journey for Justice for Johnia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,600. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2023 by Joan Berry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » General
In the early morning hours of December 6, 2004, a killer fled an apartment complex in West Knoxville as a young woman bravely fought for her life. Her strength failed her at the bottom of the stairs of the apartment building after she'd banged on every door, bleeding from over twenty-five stab wounds. That young woman was my daughter, Johnia Hope Berry, a twenty-one-year-old college student...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Blue Widow
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,310. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2023 by Ocean Reeve Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » General
A true story of loss and resilience from a Queensland Police Officer Blue Widow is the harrowing story of Sonya Leeding, whose husband Damian was shot during a botched armed robbery at the Pacific Pines Tavern in Queensland, Australia. Sonya's no-holds-barred account of the night of 29 May 2011 and the events that unfolded after this tragedy offer an extraordinary insight into the deeply...
Scary Monsters and Super Freaks: Stories of Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘N’ Roll and Murder
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 178,450. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
Mike Sager’s bestselling debut collection is now available as an e-Book with new material added. The nineteen true crime stories include tales of porn star John Holmes, superfreak Rick James, beaten motorist Rodney Glenn King, Rap empresario Eazy-E, and many more. Says E! Online: “Don’t pick this one up if you have somewhere to be the next morning."
The Last Godfather The John Gotti Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,030. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2022 by David Kennedy. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime, Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » General
John Gotti was the last great leader of the Gambino crime family, the dominant Sicilian Mafia family of New York. Gotti had his fingers in everything from gambling houses, to drug trafficking, prostitution, to weapons dealing. Gotti originally came to lead the organization in 1985, but had been an enforcer for the mob since the early 70's. Originally, Gotti made a name for himself by helping...
Serial Killer Case Files Volume 4
Series: Serial Killer Case Files, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,660. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2023 by Robert Keller. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder » Serial killers
18 Shocking True Crime Stories of the World's Worst Serial Killers. Included in this volume; Dennis Nilsen: Known as the British Jeffrey Dahmer, Nilsen strangled at least a dozen young men, cluttering up his tiny apartment with their corpses. Frank Spisak: A Nazi-obsessed cross dresser who stalked the streets of Cleveland, Ohio, gunning down anyone he encountered. Robert Pickton: A prolific...