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Kidnapping My Daughter by Rachel Jensby
Price: Free! Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
At just twenty-years-old, Rachel Jensby finds herself faced with a desperate reality: either continue to hand her nineteen-month-old daughter over to the man who is sexually abusing her as the court has ordered her to do, or go into hiding to help her child escape the certainty of further sexual assaults.
Telling on Myself by Betty Broderick
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 Medical Detectives: Cases from the Original CSI Investigators by Paulette Cooper (Noble)
Price: Free! Words: 68,600. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This award-winning book was the first book on CSI or forensic medicine written for the layman. It includes hundreds of fascinating cases along with interviews (and their best cases) of the major forensic pathologists such as Dr. Milton Helpern, Dr. Michael Baden and Dr. Cyril Wecht.
Escaped Killer: True Story of Serial Killer Allan Legere by RJ Parker
Price: Free! Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
When this killer was on the loose, citizens were vigilant, yet scared. Children were not allowed outside to play without adult supervision. But then he was captured, tried, convicted, and put away for life in prison. The community could finally breathe again. They are out of danger. Until the day the convicted killer escapes prison and rains terror upon anyone and everyone in his way.
The JFK Network by Robert Smith
Price: Free! Words: 96,810. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations & Conspiracies(4.00 from 3 reviews)
The JFK Network: An introduction to his assassination and the pattern of related unexpected deaths and murders.
The Murder of Meagan McFarlin by M. Troy McDaniel
Price: Free! Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When the detective from Louisiana called Denise McFarlin, she knew it wasn't good. She had not heard from her daughter Meagan in a month. The body of a white female had been found beside Highway 80 in Greenwood, Louisiana. She had been beaten and stabbed to death. The woman matched Meagan's description, and worse, she was wearing Meagan's high school class ring, but just one day later...
Haunted & Hunted True Crime: The Vanishing of Valerie McDonald, Jennifer Beard, Amber-Lee Cruickshank & The Strange Case of the Man Who Sold The World by Ian Wishart
Price: Free! Words: 33,410. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
From the true crime files of #1 bestselling author and award-winning investigative journalist Ian Wishart, four mysteries that will keep you on the edge of your seat...
Bad Choices Make Good Stories - Going to New York by Oliver Markus Malloy
Series: How the Great American Opioid Epidemic of the 21st Century Began, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 67,630. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Bookmaester. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
A true crime romance that's even more twisted than Tiger King. The perfect lockdown read for the Coronapocalypse.
Squaring The Circle: Will The Real Jack The Ripper Please Stand Up! by Alan Razen
Price: Free! Words: 34,010. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Jack the Ripper is probably the most notorious serial killer in the history of crime. In late Victorian London, women lived in fear of a brutal and bloody killer. For nearly 130 years, his terrifying sobriquet has conjured disgust and fascination in the minds of true-crime lovers. But who was this vile destroyer of women? Now the truth deserves to be known.
The Twenty Seven Murders of Henry H. Holmes by Martin Hill
Price: Free! Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder(4.00 from 1 review)
Dr. Henry H. Holmes was a serial killer from nightmares. In 1890s Chicago he built a "murder castle" filled with torture rooms, suffocation chambers and vats for disposing of bodies. Or so his legend goes. This book critically examines his confession and autobiography to determine who Holmes really was.
True Crime Stories: The Worlds Most Dangerous Killers: Serial Killers Evil True Crime Stories by N A
Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations & Conspiracies
In this book, we will talk about not of any crime such as tearing a parking ticket, but serious crimes that shook the fabric of society when they were discovered. They were crimes of such magnitudes that we as a society couldn’t believe someone could have descended to such depths.
Abuse, Trauma, and Torture - Their Consequences and Effects by Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 48,910. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
The effects on victims and survivors of traumatic experiences, long-term and repeated abuse, and torture. Includes in-depth profile of the Narcissistic Abuser and hundreds of links to literature and resources.
Boston Marathon Bombers Framed: FBI, DHS Prime Suspects by Geoff Linsley
Price: Free! Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations & Conspiracies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
This investigation of the events that began on April 15, 2013 and ended with Dzhokhar’s sentencing is presently the most thorough available. It begins by detailing what is accepted by mainstream media and government officials and then observes the drill that happened simultaneously at the Marathon, revealed by evidence that has thus far been omitted.
Seriously Stupid Criminals by Synova Cantrell
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Synova's Top 20 stupid criminal stories from around the world. All the stories are true and links are provided to the original news source. Yes, people can be very irrational, but it's entertaining. Enjoy.
Monster Father by Hiranya Borah
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence(5.00 from 1 review)
The story was told by a young brave lady who happened to be the cousin of the unfortunate unknown daughter. Incidentally, the young lady who told me the story is also a victim of molestation in the hands of a person who happened to be a friend and the spiritual Guru of her father.
The Murder of Julian Brandon by M. Troy McDaniel
Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Friends and family had not heard from Julian and Alice Brandon since New Year's Day 2003. On January 5, Julian was found in a pool of blood by his front door, and Alice was in the bedroom with two gunshot wounds to the head. The community asked themselves who could do such a thing. Read the true story of a crime spree in a small town...
True Crime: Prison (Criminals, True Crime and Murder Stories Volume 1) by John Barrett Hawkins
Price: Free! Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes(5.00 from 1 review)
Another one of John Barrett Hawkins' compelling true crime books The author spent 20 years in the California Prison System. In this riveting series of short stories, he takes readers into the madness, violence and chaos of life behind bars. John Barrett Hawkins' other books include: The Dirty Nasty Truth: 18 True Crime Stories to Stop Delinquency and Penitentiary Fitness: The Amazing
Serial Killers: A Chilling Collection Of Some Of The Worlds Most Psychotic Serial Killers Cases: What Drove Them To Kill? by Seth Balfour
Price: Free! Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
What could possibly be inside the minds of these people who experience euphoria in murdering innocent lives? Did something happen in their childhood? Did an accident shake their sanity? Was it control? Whatever it is, hearing the true stories of serial killers will make you feel more cautious in your own environment. Is your doctor as caring as you perceive him to be?
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.