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Tras las líneas del narcotráfico, Panamá entre sicarios by Adelita Coriat
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 49,120. Language: Spanish. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
describe la insistente lucha de una periodista por llegar a la médula del homicidio del ex jefe antidrogas de Panamá que murió en circunstancias extrañas. La búsqueda por la verdad en este venenoso caso alcanzó hasta las esferas del FBI donde acudió personalmente para tratar de aclarar la autenticidad de los documentos forenses y descubriendo agendas ocultas que trastocan la lucha antidrogas.
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer by Wilson Raj Perumal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.
85 Grams: Art Williams: Drug Czar by Daryl Ashby
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 70,500. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Why some individuals function well within society for the better part of their lives only to morph into a polar opposite without forewarning may forever remain a mystery. Arthur James Williams has been viewed as such a man. His path in life was predictable over four decades only to transform into one of Canada's most notorious drug lords.
Dead Centre by Robin Bowles
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.
Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Ethereum & Smart Contracts by David Gerard
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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.
Profile of the Disappearance of Madeleine McCann by Pat Brown
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.
وثائق بنما .. الحكايات التي لم تُرو by Hisham Allam
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: Unknown language. Published: November 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
الصحفي المصري هشام علام، الحائز على جائزة بوليتزر، يكشف في هذا الكتاب عن تجربته مع فريق الصحفيين الدوليين في الاتحاد الدولي للصحفيين الاستقصائيين، عن تفاصيل المشاهد الخلفية لصناعة التحقيق الصحفي الأكبر في تاريخ الصحافة في العالم «وثائق بنما»، والذي كشف عن العالم السري لجنات النعيم الضريبي التي يلجأ إليها الملوك والرؤساء ورجال المخابرات وجامعي التحف واللوحات من أجل إخفاء ثرواتهم.
A Private Disgrace: Lizzie Borden by Daylight by Victoria Lincoln
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,890. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Lizzie Andrew Borden was tried and acquitted in the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. Media coverage of the case created a furor throughout the United States reminiscent of the Rosenberg, Claus von Bulow and O.J. Simpson trials. No other suspect was ever charged with the double homicide, and speculation on the case continues to this day.
Murder of the U.S. Attorney: Congressman Sickles’ Crime of Passion in 1859 (A Historical True Crime Short) by R. Barri Flowers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,720. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and bestselling author of Murdered by the King of Western Swing, Murder at the Pencil Factory, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife, and Murder During the Chicago World’s Fair, comes the gripping historical true crime short, Murder of the U.S. Attorney: Congressman Sickles’ Crime of Passion in 1859.
Brooklyn Mafia War Profaci Vs. Gallo February-October 1961 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
At one point during the Profaci-Gallo struggle for Mafia supremacy in Brooklyn several Profaci men were held prisoner in a Manhattan hotel. The Gallos asked for a meeting with Profaci and his Commission. Granted, this conclave only brought a temporary resolution to a very ugly war that erupted among underworld figures. The Gallos accused Joseph Profaci of breaking promises to them repeatedly.
Gambino and Colombo Families The 1972 New York City Serial Mafia Murders by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The attempted assassination of Joseph Colombo Sr. and the murder of Joey Gallo are important in the fallout amongst Mafia organizations. In 1971 Colombo was gravely wounded at an Italian Unity Day celebration held in Manhattan. On April 7, 1972 Gallo was shot and killed by a gunman who entered a restaurant clandestinely. The murders triggered a wave of violence among Gambino and Colombo partisans.
The FBI Closes In On Milwaukee Phil Alderisio by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
A heavyweight fight between Muhammad Ali and Ernie Terrell is discussed in my e-book about Milwaukee Phil Alderisio. Terrell was managed by Chicago businessman Bernie Glickman, who owed a restaurant and awning company. Glickman endured a frightful beating at the hands of Milwaukee Phil's enforcers at his Chicago apartment. The assault followed the cancellation of Ali-Terrell in New York City.
Colombo Crime Family Operations 1960-1970s by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
During the 1960s and 1970s the Colombo crime family was immersed in rackets like loansharking and gambling. Its leaders depended on Nicholas "Jiggs" Foriano and Charles "Ruby" Stein as important money lenders. In mid 1971 Joseph Colombo Sr was nearly killed just before leading an Italian-American Unity Parade. In 1977 torsos of persons cut to pieces by mobsters were found throughout New York City.
Harry Stromberg Alias Nig Rosen Philadelphia Mafioso by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Nig Rosen was an important Jewish gangster who was active in three U.S. cities, particularly in the 1930s and 1940s. In January 1937 four of his associates were arrested by police during a Camden, New Jersey sting. On one occasion Rosen's men were taken into custody in an Upper Darby, Pennsylvania home. They were apprehended by police raiders in the basement of a home while using adding machines.
Colombo Mobster Vincent Aloi And The Murder of "Crazy Joe Gallo" by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Joseph Luparelli was among a group of hoodlums who surprised Crazy Joe Gallo near the end of a night of birthday celebration. With a retinue of friends he exited the Copacabana nightclub after it closed around 4 a.m. It was the spring of 1972. Gallo was shot multiple times inside Umberto's, a Manhattan restaurant. The perpetrators had first planned to lure him to Nyack and kill him there.
Dana Point Yacht Ponzi. The Ed Fitzgerald Scandal by Tom Blake
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Nonviolent
Book updated July 30, 2015. The saga of Ed Fitzgerald ended on Monday, July 27, 2015, at the Superior Court House in Santa Ana, California, six years and 10 days after Fitzgerald disappeared in what appeared as a Dana Point, California Yacht Ponzi scheme. Fitzgerald was arrested on May 10, 2013, in Delray Beach, Florida. A plea deal offered by Judge R. Fitzgerald (not related to Ed), was accepted.
To Catch a Killer by Tim Madigan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,480. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Framed by Tim Schoonard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,960. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
With the suspense of a detective novel, FRAMED shares victim-author Tim Schoonard’s incredible true story; chronicling the events surrounding his 2010 arrest and criminal prosecution in Keweenaw County, after he was framed for extortion by Ukrainian Catholic Church officials in what was revealed to be an elaborate attempt to cover up misconduct complaints against one of their clergy.
Captive by Darren G. Burton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
After working late one night, Ruby misses her bus home. Taking a shortcut through town down a dark alleyway, she is abducted and taken to a remote location where she is held captive by her kidnapper. Ruby must find a way to escape before she becomes a serial killer's next victim.
U. City's Bravest and Kindest by Eileen P. Duggan
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder(5.00 from 1 review)
George Nieman, an elderly developmentally challenged newspaper vendor, was found one morning on a suburb’s main drag, stabbed multiple times in the chest and throat. The depth of devotion of University City’s firefighters to George soon became apparent to the whole community. U. City’s Bravest and Kindest tells the moving true story of the UCFD’s 50-year friendship with George.