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Mad Sam DeStefano Chicago Hoodlum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Mad Sam DeStefano was a prominent figure in Chicago crime history until his death in 1973. He was rubbed out by the man he mentored, Tony the Ant Spilotro. Mad Sam was a petty criminal until he joined the Forty-Two gang in 1930. DeStefano has been compared to Chuck Nicoletti in terms of ruthlessness. Along the way Sam acquired the nicknames the Mad Hatter and Marquis de Sade of the syndicate.
unCivilized Social Worker: An Untold Civil War - "A Mother's Story"
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The triumphant true story of one mother's terrifying fourteen year struggle to protect her children from malevolent child-welfare agents in the United States and Canada. Book one of three.
Joseph The Animal Barboza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Joseph Barboza turned FBI and government informant after a long career of murder, loan sharking and other crimes. His testimony in Massachusetts courtrooms was instrumental in weakening the empire built by Providence, Rhode Island mobster Raymond Patriarcha. My e-book looks at his criminal career, what he knew about Frank Sinatra, famous athletes and horse racing illegalities in New England.
The Mystery Professor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Peter H Pearse, Professor of Economics at Millersville University Pennsylvania was arrested on 21 March 1983 and charged with false identity. The subsequent investigation discovered that this was not his real name and he taught different subjects in at least five other Universities and had over 34 identities. This is a true story of how his deception was uncovered and his true identity revealed.
Black Bart, The Search Is Over
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by Shalako Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west, Nonfiction » History » American
The man known as Black Bart had created for himself a situation that he could not live under. Isolating himself from society was his only choice, but he was determined to make the time worth living. Black Bart, The Search Is Over reveals so many amazing surprises by such a few people, that one wonders about other disappearances in history.
Drug Trafficking and Police Corruption: A Comparison of Colombia and Mexico - Pablo Escobar, Los Pepes, Medellin, Drug Cartels, Colombia's Success and Mexico's Failure at Reforming the Police
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Police officers working in countries plagued by drug trafficking are often offered a choice between "plata o plomo" ("silver or lead"). Given this option, it is not surprising that levels of police corruption are high in these nation-states.
Have the Mexican Drug Cartels Evolved Into a Terrorist Insurgency? Drug Trafficking Street Gangs in Mexico, El Chapo, Los Zetas, Sinaloa, Beltran Leyva, Knights Templar, Juarez, Tijuana Cartels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The escalation of violence between rival drug cartels, street gangs, and the government within Mexico has created concern in both Mexico and the United States.
Beyond the Border: Mexico's Internal Conflict is the United States' Problem - Drug Trafficking Organizations, Los Zetas, Mexican Stability and Security, Violence, Corruption, Cartel Kingpin Gallardo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique case study provides a starting point to address the importance of strategic guidance as it relates to operational planning for synchronized tactical actions.
Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Computer Crime, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Ted Koppel is well known for his role as a television news broadcaster from Nightline News, but he is also the author of Lights Out. In this book Koppel talks about what would happen to the United States if there was ever an attack on the electrical power distribution grid.
Verne Sankey Kidnapper and Bootlegger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Verne Sankey kidnapped businessmen in St. Paul, Minnesota and Denver, Colorado. He aspired to abduct athletes Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey. Sankey, an Iowan by birth had drifted north to South Dakota and Saskatchewan before returning to the United States in the late 1920s. It was considered likely that Sankey had inside knowledge of the Lindbergh baby's kidnapping as plans were found at his hideout.
Chicago's Touhy Gang Rival of Al Capone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Touhy Gang was based in Chicago but carried out robberies of Federal Post Office mail trucks in various states. Two of their most prominent heists were in Charlotte, North Carolina and Sacramento, California. The majority of the Touhys were incarcerated by the time J. Edgar Hoover personally led a raid in Chicago in late 1942 that rounded up several of its members who had escaped from jail.
Blood Stained
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 148,970. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This biography, based on David's personal confession never before seen or heard by the public, unravels a chilling yet thought-provoking true story.
Maspeth, Queens Crimes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The murder of Catherine Olezchy in October 1925 was never solved. The woman was found in Maspeth's Mount Zion Cemetery, her throat slashed from ear to ear. A coroner ruled that she had committed suicide after she threw muriatic acid in her husband's face. Evidence mounted that Catherine was killed by her husband. A pastor refused to take her body in his church because of the suicide ruling.
Shatter the Silence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Women's sexuality, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Shatter the Silence is the romantic sequel by New York Times Best-Selling Author Daleen Berry. The sequel to Sister of Silence, this memoir is set in 1990s Appalachia and weaves accounts of the true crimes Ms. Berry covered as a news reporter with details of her divorce, her ex-husband's ongoing harassment, and finally, her love affair with the police detective who ultimately helped save her life.
The Secret Behind Dead and Missing Black Americans: Where are they? Who took them? And Why?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
There are black men and women still missing since the 1970's and 80's. How could they just disappear without a trace? Where are the cold case files? Who's sweeping their memories under the rug? What's happening to our family and friends? Abductions...murders...and disappearances are examined as Xavier James exposes hidden facts and offers plausible solutions that could literally save your life.
An Extraordinary Sacrifice
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 31,500. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On September 18 2012, PC Nicola Hughes and her colleague PC Fiona Bone were shot dead by a psychopathic criminal called Dale Cregan who had lured the young officers to his doorstep by making a false 999 call. The crime shocked the whole of Britain. Now Bryn has told Nicola’s story, to the terrible circumstances of her death at the age of just 23, as well as the challenging aftermath.
The Dark Minds Trilogy (Enhanced Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,520. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The Dark minds Trilogy Enhanced Edition, features the first three volumes of the Dark minds series: A Global Phenomenon; A Western Plague, and Psychopaths In History. In this book you will find the stories belonging to 30 of the worlds most depraved serial killers. Not suitable for people who are a little squeamish as some of the crimes are explained in detail.
The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Appearing soon after Palmer’s execution in 1856, “The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer” was published to cash in on the notorious case. The anonymous author combined facts and rumors about Palmer’s crimes with sketches on debauched medical students and crooked scams in horse racing, and pious meditations on Palmer’s wife.
Vincent the Chin Gigante
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
Vincent Gigante was the Boss of the Genovese family, a man who was feared by members of New York crime families. The Gigantes weren't reliant on the drug trade. They milked unions for money and did a lucrative business in window replacement throughout the NYC metropolitan area. This earned over $191 million for mob companies over some years time. Gigante may have tried to kill Frank Costello.
Frank Funzi Tieri Genovese Family Crime Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Genovese family had fallen on hard times by the time Funzi Tieri became its boss in the late 1970s, Both Vito Genovese and Tieri had been associates of Charles Lucky Luciano, whose legacy for narcotics racketeering and profit making was well known. The Mafia continued evolving. Atlantic City offered new rackets. Tieri profited from the execution of Philadelphia Boss Angelo Bruno in 1979.