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From Privilege to Prison by Amy Wickes-Passmore
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,160. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Borderline Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
A bubbly, outgoing young woman spirals out of control in a habitual cycle of addiction and alcoholism, indulging in immoral and criminal behaviors. Amy Wickes-Passmore pays a hefty price: a six month prison sentence that continues for almost 4 years, at times alongside of inmates serving life sentences.
Master Betrayal: The Conspiracy to Kill Jane Bashara by Andrew Morlan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,050. Language: American English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
JANE BASHARA was a well liked marketing professional and mother of two from the prestigious Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe Park. Her disappearance on the night of January 24, 2012 set off a firestorm of intrigue. The discovery of her lifeless body revealed a tawdry tale of deceit and conspiracy involving wholly unbelievable players and plot twists ... But this saga contains no fiction.
The Empty Cradle by W.G. Davis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
There are few things in life more shocking than a parent killing their child. Numerous reasons have been offered by adults who have carried out such a heinous act, ranging from mindless acts of violence to serious mentally debilitating conditions. What is perhaps the most shocking and disturbing aspect of the following cases are the ones where a parent murders infant children and even babies.
Girl in the Grave and Other True Crime Stories by Carlton Stowers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,880. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Engrossed by the short lives of innocent victims, Stowers uses The Girl in the Grave … and Other True Crime Stories to tell the tales of devastated parents dealing with evil forces and unanswered questions that invaded their once normal lives, and the effect on the law enforcement officers duty-bound to involve themselves in such evil and troubling situations, investigating and seeking justice.
Trying Not to Drown by V. M. Franck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,380. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On a rainy night while his neighbors watched Billy Graham on television, my brother Ken stood outside their living room window, raised his hunting rifle and fired. Four victims and two houses later he was arrested for murder, thrusting my family and me into horror. Viewed through time-laced lenses this is an honest account of what happened to him, my sister, our loving parents and especially me.
Burn, Judy, Burn by Bette Nunn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons
Graphic and Violent content - The morning started out like a morning of any other day for Terry Chasteen and her 3 small children, but it would be their last. Their murderer was a young man who was considered a dangerous boy at age 10, and a criminal sexual psychopath by age 13. Why had Indiana Central State Hospital released him? Was God taking a nap on April 28,1979?
Informally Educated: True Tale of Child Abuse, Survival and Murder by Kennesaw Taylor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010 by Lemon Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
An amazing story about overcoming tremendous obstacles, including abuse.M Gusby WSAV3 Ga The road that led Kennesaw Taylor back to Milledgeville was marked with a non-existent childhood, a madman and murder. Jonathan Jackson Union Recorder Milledgeville Ga A horrific story, not a horror story. A good book, not a happy book. I’m amazed he lived through all this.Laura Starling
Within These Walls: Memoirs of a Death House Chaplain by Rev. Carroll Pickett & Carlton Stowers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Within These Walls is the powerful memoir of Rev. Carroll Pickett, who spent fifteen years as the death house chaplain at “The Walls,” the Huntsville unit of the Texas prison system. In that capacity, Reverend Pickett ministered to ninety-five men before they were put to death by lethal injection.
Finder: The True Story of a Private Investigator by Gary Provost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
In the last two decades, Private Investigator Marilyn Greene has found more than two hundred people — sometimes discovering in hours or minutes a person missing for years. In FINDER, Greene shares her news-making triumphs, the joyous family reunions she's made possible, and the chilling cases of dead ends.
After the Kill – A Jake Roberts Novel (Book 4) by Cary Allen Stone
Series: The Jake Roberts Novels, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,620. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
“The Jake Roberts Novels have all the elements readers expect from the best in the genre, but by leaning towards the fallible side of his characters, Stone imbues them with a real world presence, demonstrating diversity in thought and execution that fans of the genre will find enthralling.”
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.
After You're Dead - A Jake Roberts Novel, Book 5 by Cary Allen Stone
Series: The Jake Roberts Novels. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Jake Roberts is in an action-packed fight against all odds to help a friend get his kidnapped wife back from the most powerful narcotrafficker.
Mind Over Murder – A Jake Roberts Novel (Book 2) by Cary Allen Stone
Series: The Jake Roberts Novels, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,690. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
“Working one's way into the mind of a serial killer is a trying obstacle for many writers, but doing it so well, and doubling the stakes by shaping the plot around a second murderer shows Stone has an impressive gift for constructing complex and intricate detective stories.”
The Spy Within: Larry Chin and China's Penetration of the CIA by Tod Hoffman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » History » North America
Written with a novelist’s panache, this is the true story of the Chinese spy who penetrated the CIA, and for 30 years revealed America’s intelligence secrets to his masters in Beijing. Larry Chin, the CIA’s top Chinese linguist, was China’s top spy. “A successful cloak-and-dagger reenactment of the FBI sting that exposed a Chinese-American double agent in 1985, “ said Kirkus.
Undercover Agent; How One Honest Man Took on the Drug Mob...And Then the Mounties by Peter Rehak
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
It was North America’s biggest drug bust, worth $238 million. The man behind it was a small-town businessman who fooled the Miami drug barons who were setting up a pipeline into Canada. Leonard Mitchell worked undercover for the RCMP for 19 months because “it was the right thing to do.” He was successful but it earned him a lifetime run from the mob and he also had to take on the Mounties.