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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 ...
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
Behind the Murder Curtain: Special Agent Bruce Sackman Hunts Doctors and Nurses Who Kill Our Veterans
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
When Veterans Hospital patients on the road to recovery suddenly die in increasing numbers, it’s up to VA Special Agent in Charge Bruce Sackman to find out why. His shocking discovery rips open the hidden world of what goes on behind the bedside curtains when a killer doctor or nurse decides a patient must die.
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.
In the Dark of War: A CIA Officer’s Inside Account of the U.S. Evacuation from Libya
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,010. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / General
A CIA officer’s inside account of how Libya’s descent into rampant violence precipitated the harrowing overland evacuation of the entire U.S. Mission from Tripoli after being trapped in the city for weeks.
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.
Operation Jacknap: A True Story of Kidnapping, Extortion, Ransom, and Rescue
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The incredible true story of one of America’s largest ransom cases—and the massive FBI and police manhunt to bring the radical captors to justice.
Last Suppers: Famous Final Meals from Death Row
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
(4.00 from 1 review)
One condemned man requested 24 tacos, 6 enchiladas, and 6 tostadas. Another wanted wild rabbit and biscuits. And a two-time murderer asked for a can of SpaghettiOs then complained to the press when he didn't get it! The 10th anniversary edition of this unique humor book lists dozens of bizarre last meals along with weird execution facts, jailhouse recipes, and other tidbits of death row trivia.
Street Legends Vol. 1
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,940. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
In Street Legends Vol. 1, Seth brings forth powerful biographies of six of the most notorious gangster of the crack era who influenced hip-hop and street culture. This book profiles six of the biggest street legends from the crack era- Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff, Wayne Perry, Anthony Jones, Aaron Jones, Peter “Pistol Pete” Rollack and George “Boy George” Rivera.
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."
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.
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.
The Colombo Family: A History of New York's Colombo Mafia Family
Price: $7.66 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Colombo Family The Colombo Family is a well-researched book on the nearly 100-year history of one of New York City's infamous La Cosa Nostra organizations. It begins with the USA arrival of Joe Profaci, the first Boss, and ends in the confusion of the passing of Boss Carmine Persico in 2019.
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: $9.99 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.