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Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Ethereum & Smart Contracts
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.
Baby Girl Kidnapped & Other Stories
Price: $1.17 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Baby Girl Kidnapped This is a bizarre story of a baby that gets kidnapped by a nurse and a dead baby left in its place. Mary is devastated at losing her baby. Eight months later the same nurse kills a pregnant mother and then cuts out the woman’s baby. She had befriended her at the local hotel some months previously. Then there are seven more true crime stories.
Armed and Alive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,960. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
A Readers' Favorite 5-Star Award Winner that could save your life! This revised edition of "Armed and Alive" contains true stories of Americans who altered the course of their lives and the lives of others by their use of legal firearms. Instead of becoming a victim and a statistic, they met force with force and became survivors instead.
Real Life Dramas: Boxed Set Collection
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 181,720. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This digital boxed set contains all 3 volumes of the popular Real Life Dramas series. With 23 gripping stories spanning more than 600 pages, the reader is guaranteed many hours of reading pleasure.
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.
Nicholas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
It is difficult to write honestly about Nicholas. He was a statutory rapist who altered my identity, and not for the best—it would have been far better if he had continued to teach me the difference between love and sex by not having sex with me. I write this to inform psychologists and adults who think it’s harmless to have sex with teenagers. It does more harm than good.
The Spy Within: Larry Chin and China's Penetration of the CIA
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
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.
Medico Industries Pittston, Pennsylvania Defense Contractor Mafia Ties
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
William Medico became friends with Mafioso Russell Bufalino during their youth in Pittston, Pennsylvania. By 1938 Bufalino moved to Buffalo and became an organized crime figure there. Phil Medico and James Osticco, both Medico Industries officers, were prominent figures in the Bufalino syndicate. The McClellan Committee investigating organized crime called Bufalino a thoroughly ruthless figure.
The Ricochet of Echoes: The Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans Murders
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,420. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On the 6th October 1974, two female trainee nurses, hitchhiking from Brisbane to Goondiwindi on the Queensland-New South Wales border, were kidnapped, raped and murdered. The author is the brother of one of those murdered girls. This follow-up to his first book, The Echo of Silent Screams, reports on the 2013 Coronial Inquest into the deaths of Lorraine Wilson and her friend, Wendy Evans.
Framed
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.
Terror's End
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 112,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
TERROR’S END presents the complete, authoritative story of Allan Legere’s life and crimes, of the million-dollar manhunt he “inspired” and the spine-tingling fear he initiated. Here, too, is the vivid recreation of the lengthy, often surreal trial that saw the path-breaking use of “genetic fingerprinting” to secure the conviction of the unrepentant “Madman of the Miramichi”.
The Ultimate Discipline
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,120. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Nancy found herself on a flight 32,000 feet over Tennessee. Not knowing what life she was leading her three daughters into, had her terrified. After all, she hadn’t seen Dan in over a decade. Dan had been her high school sweetheart, and professed to still be in love with her. She didn't known that he had been taught to be a killer and that murder would soon become a part of her life.
Three Rabbits Alibi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,560. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A True Story of Murder, Madness & the News in Colonial Melbourne. It's 1850s Australia. A double murder. A locked room. The murderer dying from a gunshot. But the reporter says the scene is near impossible. Herald reporter Edmund Finn said it was "one the most atrocious deeds which darken the pages of colonial history". Reinvestigate the case to find a far more complex story with modern resonance.
Fingerprints: Four Unusual Historical Cases
Series: Old Cases, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Dingbat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Four true crime fingerprint cases pulled from history. 1. The first crimes solved through fingerprints… Francesca Rojas (1892), Harry Jackson (1902), and the Mask Murders (1905). 2. The Question Mark Burglar… an unbelievable case from 1920. 3. When the victim’s fingerprints count the most… the Urschel kidnapping case from 1933. 4. Beyond bizarre… the strange case of cop-killer George Ross (1951).
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer
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.
Informally Educated: True Tale of Child Abuse, Survival and Murder
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
Legacy of Deception: An Investigation of Mark Fuhrman & Racism in the LAPD
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,330. Language: American English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A behind the scenes look at the O.J. Simpson case that explains why the blood evidence fell apart at trial. Veteran true crime writer, Stephen Singular, a two-time New York Times bestselling author, details his involvement with Simpson's defense team and updates his 1996 book about one of America's notorious crimes.
Murder In Pittsburgh The Death of an Artist's Model
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Grace Roberts was a 25-year-old manicurist and artist's model for hosiery ads across the United States. In her violent death the reader is transported into the life of affluent Philadelphia nearly a century ago. One of her most prominent suitors was the heir to a Pittsburgh coal fortune, a man who was educated at Yale. He and Mary's romance was broken off in 1907 because of social constraints.
Deaths at Josephine's Gasworks Hotel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Family history
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
From 1863 to 1874, Josephine was the publican of the Gasworks Hotel in Brompton, an inner suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. Four men died there in that time – two of them were husbands. This is an untold story that plugs gaps in several family histories. Includes companion website and readers’ guide for book groups.