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Prisons and Punishments of London by Richard Byrne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,390. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There has never been a city with more prisons than London, and probably none whose courts have sent so many to public torment and execution. Prisons and Punishments of London is the first full survey of London's many prisons through the ages -- from the Tower to Pentonville -- and of the punishments meted out to felons.
Safecracking by Richard Byrne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,140. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Packed with hilarious anecdotes and astonishing tales from those on both sides of the law, Richard Byrne's absorbing history of the safecracking industry reveals the whole fascinating story. From the earliest strong-boxes to today's hightech alarm systems, from standard dynamite to complex thermic lances, the battle between burglar and protector is timeless.
American Gangster by AL Harlow
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,470. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Since the "War on Drugs" gave birth to the "Prison- Industrial Complex" in the 1970s, the American criminal justice system has become big business.
Without Mercy: Obsession and Murder Under the Influence by Gary Provost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,980. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
She was a hard-working, cheerful waitress, one of the nicest people you’d ever want to know. She was also a three-bottle-a-day alcoholic, hopelessly in love with the IHOP’s manager, Allen Bryant. Bryant wanted his live-in lover, IHOP owner Art Venecia, dead. And Dee Casteel helped him to arrange it. But there was an even more gruesome killing to come …
Scary Monsters and Super Freaks: Stories of Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Murder by Mike Sager
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 178,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
Mike Sager’s bestselling debut collection is now available as an e-Book with new material added. The nineteen true crime stories include tales of porn star John Holmes, superfreak Rick James, beaten motorist Rodney Glenn King, Rap empresario Eazy-E, and many more. Says E! Online: “Don’t pick this one up if you have somewhere to be the next morning."
Just Sky by Stephen G.D Jackley
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 by Caroline Giammanco
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.
Vincent Calvino’s World (A Noir Guide to Southeast Asia) by Chad A. Evans
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Chad Evans shows Christopher G. Moore to be a writer of great precision, imagination, conviction and above all, knowledge. It is a timely tribute to an important writer and to his most memorable character, a political and social history spanning 25 years of Southeast Asia. Vincent Calvino’s World will become an indispensable resource for Moore’s fans and for anyone who wants a deeper insight into
You Just Can't Make This Stuff Up! by William T. Moyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,900. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Amazing funny adventures of a wild child that later became a police officer. This book goes from running from the law to becoming the law. "My first striptease show, wild women, wilder women, getting thrown out of the Boy Scouts, being a kid all alone in New York City, driving cars, smoking cigarettes, drinking beer, making money, going to night clubs and then I turned thirteen years old'.
Armed and Alive by Antaeus
Price: $5.99 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.
CopShop by Gerard Mak
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,750. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
What am I? You complain that I earn too much, but want me available twenty-four hours a day. It would not enter your mind to tell your doctor how to perform, yet you tell me how to do my job. You complain that something has to be done about crime but refuse to become involved. But you forget your possessions, your family, and your life are in the hands of my colleagues and me. I am a Cop!
Out There by Diane Fanning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
"I was astonished by how good this book was--insightful, well-written and fascinating." Hugh Aynesworth, four time Pulitzer Prize nominee. OUT THERE, the in-depth story of how Captain Lisa Nowak, astronaut, mother and role model, drove cross-country wearing diapers to stalk and attack her love rival. Her successful career and unique fall from grace chronicles women’s social and economic struggle.
Oxley-Gatton Murders by Neil Bradford
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 85,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
A reconstruction of the Carcoar, Oxley and Gatton murders which establishes a connection between the murders in New South Wales and Queensland, Australia, and reveals the identity of those responsible for the unsolved 1898 Oxley and Gatton murders in Queensland, including the demise of the Gatton murderer, Thomas Day, two years later in New South Wales, knowledge of which the Government
When The Thin Blue Line Begins To Blur by Khalfani Yabuku
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In light of the increase in tensions between our nations' police departments and the urban communities they serve, this book offers a timely remedy for citizens and officers alike. The author skillfully takes us on a journey of his struggles to start the healing process between the Atlanta Police Department and the urban communities it's sworn to serve and protect.
You’ll never walk alone by Debbie Singh
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
A true story about the ‘Bangkok Hilton’ Debbie Singh’s life fell apart when she received a letter from her brother out of the blue. He had been sentenced to 10 years in Klong Prem prison in Bangkok for attempting to cash false travellers cheques. The severity of the sentence shocked Singh, who set of to Bangkok to support him and later to locate his Thai born son. Appalled by the horrendous circum
Gangs and Guerrillas - Ideas from Counterinsurgency and Counterterrorism - Understanding the Adversary, Becoming a Terrorist, Ethnography, Group Identity, Young Male Problem by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
The goal of this project is to share the ideas developed to fight insurgents and terrorists and see if they can be adapted or modified to help the people of Salinas think about their city's problem with gangs in an innovative way.
Real Life Dramas: Boxed Set Collection by Darren G. Burton
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.
Guide for Dumb Crooks by Ken Gilleo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Here's a collection of 100 case histories featuring the dumbest crooks from around the world, although most are from the USA. Each case is illustrated with graphics by the author or with mug shots of the crooks themselves, posted by the arresting agencies. 100% of the author's proceeds will be donated to the Florida Sheriff's Association (FSA) whose programs help reduce the number of dumb crooks.
Early American Criminals: An American Newgate Calendar, Chronicling the Lives of the Most Notorious Criminal Offenders from Colonial America and the New Republic by Anthony Vaver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In “Early American Criminals,” crime historian, Anthony Vaver, examines early America’s most notorious criminals: burglars, murderers, pirates, counterfeiters, and other offenders who would be recognized as criminals even by today’s standards. Yet in telling the stories of these criminals, Vaver shows how early Americans both thought about and punished criminals differently than we do today.
Buried Children by Daniel Farcas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
I’m not a writer, I didn’t write this book, life wrote this book. All I can offer you is my reality, my simple truth. The book burst out of my journal as its own identity after 20 years of weekly confessions. I guess you couldn’t really understand me and my friends sufferance without reading this book. What happened under the communist streets of Bucharest will sink into your mind...
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