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Seriously Stupid Criminals
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
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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.
The Torso Murder Flushing, Queens October 28, 1926
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The ax murder of Robina Lyttle is most ironic because her killer was a seemingly meek individual. While he was imprisoned Patrick McClafferty's fellow inmates were surprised to see how harmless he appeared in his cell. However he killed his Irish Catholic girlfriend with a single violent blow with a rusty ax. He also tried his best to burn her after he had cut off her head, hands and limbs.
After The Fire: A true story of incredible hope
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
If no parent should ever have to bury a child, how does anyone bury seven? This is the question that would haunt a community’s heart. But it was one only the grieving parents could answer. What happened next was simply amazing. The family, hit so cruelly by fate’s fiercest blow, wouldn’t simply endure, but bloom anew. Theirs is a truly inspiring story of incredible hope.
A Prison Warden Is Murdered Auburn, New York December 1929
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Max Becker was tried for the murder of Auburn Penitentiary Principal Keeper Max Becker in 1930. Following a prison revolt Becker was one of the few prisoners who remained alive. Becker's defense attorneys emphasized the deplorable conditions in which the Auburn inmates lived. The food was unfit to eat, and according to attorney Sam Leibowitz, Becker was prosecuted primarily because he survived.
The Potomac River Teen Murders June 1956
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Several weeks after two Maryland high school students got into a blue Ford their dead bodies were discovered 10 miles apart in Maryland and Virginia. Both were nude and showed no signs of violence. My ebook looks at the lack of clues which Maryland and Virginia Police dealt with during ther murder investigation. One of the young victims was found in the Potomac, the other in one of its tributaries
The Mass Shooting
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The mass shootings have terrorized America, tragedies as Orlando nightclub or Sandy Hook Elementary School are really sad examples, if you survive its because you were lucky and thats it. This things happens too fast... my experience was too fast.
From Prison To Prison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Ululation! Great achievement! Escaped tribulations. Being forced to comply where the option is one. Surrendering our labour to ungrateful vultures. Enduring horrific strenuous pain. My pair of trousers waist-band ad turned filthy black. Lice hibernating sucking my blood.
My Little Dead Angel
You set the price! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
To Szilvi Tóth, who couldn’t live to be twelve That day, I was given what I used to dream about as a child, still obliged to go home before sunset; in my lonely room I thought about being with you every Christmas Eve...
Mirada Infinita
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: Spanish. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Un terrible caso de asesinato basado en hechos reales. Un expediente de la documentación de la saga de novela negra Ethan Bush.
Dirty Kids, Filthy Secrets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,780. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
This true story reveals the often-filthy secrets behind the make-shift society of Dirty Kids, taking you inside this counter-culture movement that is always on the move. Despite their deep disillusionment, these millennial migrants talk of wanderlust and freedom, embracing the idealistic ethos of the open road, just like Woody Guthrie and Jack Kerouac before them. But it's a hard life on the road.
George Cvek Strangler of Women
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
George Cvek had a gregarious disposition which helped him meet women that he took advantage of, assaulted and killed. His con was to ask men for rides on US Highway 1 and NJ State Highway 25. He obtained their addresses "to return their money to them" but primarily to discover when their wives would be at home alone, He then made his move, showing up and claiming to be a friend of their husbands.
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.
Triadi - La minaccia occulta della criminalità cinese nel Mondo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: Italian. Published: March 22, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In questo libro vengono descritte le triadi cinesi attive in tutti i settori criminali e con ramificazioni in tutto il Mondo, compresa l'Italia.
Erin Andrews and The Naked Truth: An Unauthorized Work
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In this compelling, controversial and completely unauthorized work, author Jessica Meyers asks the tough questions and makes the bold statements about sportscasting icon Erin Andrews that others are still too timid to pose.
Just Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What made a promising university student become a bank robber? How did a world traveler become an internationally wanted criminal? This book is a story of discovery and dreams; of loss and struggle. It will show how the path of crime is not always easy to predict. As the story progresses, a harrowing account of time spent in American prisons is given, where slowly the past unravels.
Bank Notes: The True Story of the Boonie Hat Bandit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,590. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The true crime story of a man in over his head who turns to bank robbery with disastrous results. Shocking examples of overzealous justice officials.
Bhrst kuto ka aatnk
You set the price! Words: 22,630. Language: Hindi. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
इसी तरह की बातें करते हुए उन्होने सारा दिन गुजार दिया । जब षाम को जानवी बिस्तर पर जाकर लेटी तो उसे नींद नहीं आई। एक अजीब तरह का डर उसके मन मे था। पर वह इसके बारे मे किसे बोलती तो क्या बोलती ?
Vigilantes - It’s Payback Time
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
In this book, famous cases of ordinary-people-turned-avengers are explored. First we have the cowboys of the Wild West, dishing out justice in towns where the law was barely established. In many of these towns a power struggle raged between a Sheriff and the locals, each side unsure of exactly how to deal with the no-good scavengers descending on the Gold Rush towns of the old mid-West.
Smugglers - The Complex Web of the Drug, Blood Diamond, Human Organ, Ivory and Cigarette Underworlds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Caribbean pirates and European smugglers of the18th-century have managed to make a good name for themselves in the history books. To dress up as a pirate is every child’s – and a lot of adults’ – dream, and stories of rum-running across the high seas, and tunnels stored with kegs of liquor that were distributed amongst the local villagers has put a rose-tinted, idealistic spin on what was.
Secret Societies - A World History of the Clandestine ‘Clubs’: Freemasonry Ku Klux Klan Opus Dei Triads
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
We humans are obsessed with secrecy. Exclusive organizations, in which the inner workings are concealed from non-members, or the members list is kept under lock and key, are nothing new. Since civilized society began humans have been intrigued by confidentiality, and have either belonged to a secretive group or organization or, from the other side, tried to rip open these clandestine clubs.

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