Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking

Yolanda's Crossing: A girl’s journey from abuse to the American dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Over the next six years, he will take her over 5,000 miles, from the tropical scrub brush hills of Oaxaca into the Sonoran Desert and to the United States. She will be a child laborer in North Carolina. In Georgia and Tennessee, she will live trapped in motel rooms while Juan works. And in Dallas, she will sleep in a closet and decide whether to murder him or escape.
Captive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
After working late one night, Ruby misses her bus home. Taking a shortcut through town down a dark alleyway, she is abducted and taken to a remote location where she is held captive by her kidnapper. Ruby must find a way to escape before she becomes a serial killer's next victim.
Missing People: The Chilling True Stories Of Strange And Unusual Disappearances, Unexplained Missing People And Missing Persons Cases
Price: Free! Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons
Most missing people cases usually end up as murders. A large number of them are just people who are trying to escape their life and forge a new identity. But the most interesting cases are those with few clues and evidence to never be completely solved-- the cases remain as mysteries forever...
Almost Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Throughout history, people have been bilked, scammed, and even killed for their hard earned money. There have been many groups that practiced this crime. Some of the organized groups were and are: The Italian, Mexican or Russian Mafia; TheYakuza in Japan, the Triads in China; Muslim Terrorists could even be included in this family of criminals. History has taught us that, many times, murder
Unexplained Disappearances: Missing Persons Cases Examined And Dissected: True Stories Of Unexplained Disappearances And Missing People
Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
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What would you do if the odds were against you? When no matter how much you try to look for the elusive answers, the people who are powerful enough to help you, are not cooperating? Worse, what if they are out to prevent you from finding out the truth?
Kidnap with Menaces
Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
When a London couple was kidnapped for ransom from their home in Bromley in 1983, only the quick-wittedness of the wife prevented the affair from turning into tragedy.
Cannibal Killers: What Makes A Cannibal Killer Want To Eat People? Tragic True Crime Cases and Murder Mysteries of the Worlds Cannibal Killers
Price: Free! Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Cannibalism is the act of eating human flesh or human organs. Does this sound horrendous to you? You might wonder why any person in their right mind would want to be a part of such a blasphemous act. These are the true stories of people who have resorted to torture their victims...
Murder of the Banker's Daughter: The Killing of Marion Parker (A True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
From award winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and the bestselling author of Murder at the Pencil Factory and The Sex Slave Murders, comes a powerful new historical true crime short, Murder of the Banker’s Daughter: The Killing of Marion Parker.
Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.
The Devil Takes the Bodies
Series: Adventure Stories, Almost True. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion and Spirituality, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
The Devil Takes the Bodies of dead women and girls just before they are buried. Two young boys were among the first witnesses. Their curiosity and "running wild freedom" resulted in them seeing the Devil several times. Eventually he takes them too. The Devil continues his quests and eventually takes 11 dead women and girls. He winds up with the 11 plus 3 live children.
Faceless People
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
A victim of hijack and kidnap retraces her captors' steps to a place where she hoped to get help.... Only to be turned away - for the second time - by the people who refused to show their faces.
The Good Samaritan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Two young boys hitch-hiking one evening gave the driver who stopped to help them a terrifying experience. Their mission was to hijack the car and kill the driver.
A Death In Hemlock, New York The Unsolved Murder Of Joanne Ena Lynn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Joanne Ena Lynn left for school in Hemlock on a fall morning in 1949. Unfortunately she never returned home. Her body was found near a field of locust trees in nearby Lima. It was discovered by a teenager gathering nutmegs. Police continued their futile search for a German made gun and a gray sedan with Pennsylvania license plates until late 1951. The murderer proved extremely elusive.
Surviving an Active Shooter Incident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
An 'active shooter' is a gunmen who isn't interested in robbing you. He wants to kill as many people as he can before he is killed, and expects to die. Law enforcement's advice is for you to 'hide and hope,' but that is in large part because they don't want you complicating their job. This guide is written with you in mind, not them, and urges you not to have a victim mentality.
Women Who Were Murdered By Rope Strangler Harvey Glatman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Harvey Glatman was a fiend who preyed on the weaknesses and loneliness of women. He is best known for three horrendous murders that he committed in the Los Angeles and San Diego areas. He lured women to remote places and strangled them with ropes. One woman was savvy enough to outfox him. My ebook looks closely at Glatman's criminal career as well as profiling the lives of the women he killed.
Kidnapped by an Uber driver
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Screenplays » Short, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
A girl telling the story in this book, goes home taking a ride with an Uber driver. But did she arrived home safe?
D.B.Cooper: Mysteries of The World: Committing the Perfect Crime
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
From the best selling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, Ten Minute Mysteries and many more... Committing the Perfect Crime: The D. B. Cooper Hijacking. What happened to famous hijacker who jumped off a plane and into thin air carrying a fortune in banknotes?
Edgar Allan Poe: The Unexplained Death of the Master of Gothic Horror
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
From the best-selling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, They Laughed at Galileo, Mysterious World, New World Order and many more..... The unexplained and mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe, the master of Gothic horror.
The Detroit Mob and the Disappearance of James Riddle Hoffa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Jimmy Hoffa was due to meet two men at a restaurant near Detroit in July 1975. Neither of the men showed up for a prearranged meeting with the former head of the Teamster's Union. Instead, it is thought, that another man arrived in a borrowed car, and killed Hoffa soon after Jimmy entered his car. My e-book considers the circumstances of Hoffa's disappearance, specifically in newspaper accounts.
Baby Girl Kidnapped & Other Stories
Price: $0.99 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.

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