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General | Serial killers
Murder in Motion: The Strange Life of Photographer (and Murderer) Eadweard Muybridge by Jennifer Warner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Eadweard Muybridge pioneered the field of the movie picture--it's because of him that we have movies today. He also got away with murder ‒ literally. In 1874, he shot and killed his wife's lover and got away with it for essentially saying the guy had it coming. But murder was only part of Muybridge story. He was brilliant. Creative. And eccentric. And because he got away with murder, we have Holl
UNJUST “Conviction of Innocence: Mathilde’s Story” by Elizabeth Brown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,850. Language: American English. Published: May 3, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Mathilde Gollnick and her husband, William, were German immigrants who came to America looking for a better life. They settled in rural Little Falls, Minnesota and became successful farmers. But when William is brutally murdered and Mathilde is charged with his murder, their idyllic life quickly turns tragic.
Orville's Revenge The Anatomy of a Suicide by Stephen Martin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,870. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The story of Orville Gibson, a Newbury, Vermont farmer whose frozen body was found in the waters of the Connecticut River on March 26, 1958, has remained controversial for sixty years. In his new book on the case, retired Judge Stephen B. Martin of Barre, Vermont offers the fullest account of the events leading up to the victim’s disappearance and death.
Losing Lisa: Intuitive Investigator Series, Book One by Deanne Acuña & Gillian Doyle
Series: Intuitive Investigator Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,690. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Gillian Doyle. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
In a true crime story of extraordinary courage and intuitive skills, P.I. Deanne Acuña offers a safe haven for Lisa Norris then sets out to track down her drug-addicted brother, Kevin Norris, who has murdered their wealthy parents for the inheritance.
Death in Riyadh: A cautionary tale for expat language teachers in the Middle East by Adam Simpson
Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language(5.00 from 1 review)
In March, 2011, an illegal drinking session got under way on an expatriate residential compound in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. Andrew Cannon, 41, and Robert Colman, 57, were both said to have ‘had a tendency to become violent with alcohol’ and fell out at some point during the session. The falling out would then lead to an exchange of physical blows. This book follows the events that transpired...
Death By Murder, A Trilogy by Felix Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A non-fictional account of three of my relatives, who committed cold-blooded murder, and were all found guilty. Two of the three were hung for their crime, in the 1800's. The third one died in prison, in the 1900's.
Three Rabbits Alibi by David Coombe
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.
The Final Days of Howard Hughes - His Murder and the Takeover Conspiracy Exposed by Christopher Jenner
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,560. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The murder of Howard Hughes by Summa Corp syndicate is finally exposed in this stunning real-life drama. Follow the money, connect the Mormon dots, discover the truth about the fate of this great man, how it was done, and why.
A Fatal Pickup by Edna Gammon
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 102,780. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On an October night in 1944 on the outskirts of London, a young soldier who had deserted from the US Army and his teenage partner hijacked a hire car and robbed and brutally murdered the unsuspecting driver. The case made headlines on both sides of the Atlantic. Edna Gammon has now pieced together the full story.
Charles Lucky Luciano and Vito Genovese The Mafia Murder of Giuseppe Masseria Coney Island, New York April 15, 1931 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Giuseppe Masseria was involved in gambling, bootlegging, and also the food industry racket. Newspapers from the 1930s wrote that his power rivaled that of Al Capone, who he may have worked with or for. It is interesting that Masseria was lured from his base in Harlem to his death some distance away in Coney Island. It was a savage time in the history of organized crime, the beginning of the 1930s.
The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer by Bill Peschel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
“The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer” reprints the court transcript of the 1856 poisoning case that riveted Victorian England, edited and corrected for the first time, along with more than 60 woodcuts restored to make them look better than the day they were printed. The books also includes added material, including 250 footnotes, maps, and profiles.
A Woman's Deadly Wrath Vera Stretz' Murder Of Dr. Fritz Gebhardt New York City November 12, 1935 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Vera Stretz was a self-confessed killer who believed that she had shot her philandering lover for a good reason. She thought he deserved to die after he vowed to divorce his wife and marry her. He continued to see other women for sex. It is uncertain if Vera was attacked before she shot Dr. Fritz Gebhardt around three a.m. on November 12, 1935. She was tried for first-degree murder for the crime.
The Bathtub Murder Of Crime Club Founder Nancy Evans Titterton Good Friday April 10, 1936 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Nancy Titterton was choked with her bathrobe before being placed in the bathtub of her posh apartment to die from the slow trickle of water from the faucet. My book looks at a woman of great creativity who was working on her first novel. She had reviewed books for the NY Times and written articles for Scribners. She was murdered in part because of her carelessness in admitting a stranger.
Woman Slugged; Left for Dead: The True Crime of Handsome Jack Koetters by Richard O Jones
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #9. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
On November 14, 1912, house detectives at the Saratoga Hotel in Chicago discovered the body of a woman in room 409 on a blood-soaked mattress. The labels in her clothing led police to Cincinnati, where Mrs. Emma Kraft, a highly-respected widow who had recently taken up with a much younger man of dubious reputation, one "Handsome Jack" Koetters, and a nationwide manhunt was on.
Murder In Pittsburgh The Death of an Artist's Model by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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.
Blood on the Information Superhighway by Cliff Dearing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,580. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders(5.00 from 1 review)
Delve into the darkest reaches of the World Wide Web and learn the gritty reality that happens every day. Uncensored and unapologetic, this book gives details and back stories into some of the Internet's most viral content -- but the content far fewer people talk about. Not for the faint of heart nor for the weak of stomach, this is reality unveiled in its rawest form. Discretion is advised.
From Mommy to Monster by David Pietras
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,930. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
We will look at the stories of Andrea Yates, Susan Smith and Diane Downs. In search of the answer to the question "What makes a mother kill her own children"?
Most Haunted Crime Scenes In The World by David Pietras
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
We will look at some of the more famous crime scenes and explore the reports of hauntings and unexplainable events that each one holds.
A Texas Style Witch Hunt "Justice Denied" The Darlie Lynn Routier Story by David Pietras
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
In 1997, a court found Darlie Lynn Routier guilty of probably the worst of human crimes: killing two of her natural children in cold-blood.