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General | Serial killers
The Soul of Beth - The Luminous Black Dahlia by Juanita Spinos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Beth (Elizabeth Short), posthumously known as The Black Dahlia, was the victim of one of the most notorious unsolved crimes of the 20th century. Believing that she was unjustly portrayed in books and movies, her friend, Juanita Spinos describes her in The Soul of Beth as a strikingly beautiful, dignified, compassionate, and caring friend to be cherished and honored forever.
The Sleepwalking Slasher: The True Crime of Samuel J. Keelor by Richard O Jones
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Early one winter morning in 1903, Ohio laborer Sam Keelor awoke with a bloody cooper's hammer in his hand and his pretty young wife Bertha dead in their marriage bed next to him. He panicked and decided to get rid of the body, but cutting his pretty wife up into portable pieces proved to be more work than he bargained for, so he opted to cut his own throat instead. He made a mess of that, too.
Fingerprints: Four Unusual Historical Cases by J. Gunnar Grey
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).
Jeffrey Dahmer, Serial Killer: A Short Biography and Psychological Analysis by Tamworth Grice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Best known as a cannibalistic serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer kept remnants of dead bodies in his refrigerator & in cooking pots in his closet. He tried to turn some victims into “zombies” or sex slaves by injecting hydrochloric acid in their brains. How could a handsome and intelligent man become such a monster? This 6000-word book is perfect for reading on your tablet or other electronic device.
Death in the mountains by adel laida
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
I was pretty tied, i knew it will not take long for me to get asleep. But before I closed my eyes, I did set up alarm to wake me up each half an hour starting in an hour. I really was curious. If somebody takes the food, who is this, total stranger or one of us playing games. First two times alarm rang I didn't even hear it. Third time I woke up and put my face out of tent.
The Lies She Told by Ramona Osborn
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The true crime murder mystery of the Charleston, South Carolina woman named Katherine Waring. Waring's life ended when she met a stranger name Heather Angelica Kamp. Kamp lived a vagabond lifestyle. Her crimes included forgery and robbery, online scamming and the constant theme of pathological lying. On June 13, 2009 her criminal activity escalated from misdemeanor crimes to murder.
The Manson Family “Then and Now” by David Pietras
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,750. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Charles Manson and other members of his so-called family were convicted of killing actress Sharon Tate and six other people during a bloody rampage in the Los Angeles area during two August nights in 1969. Since that night “Charles Manson” has become a household name. Over 40 years later we will revisit the gruesome crime scene and the carnage of that deadly night.
Death In Godshill by Peter James Cave
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A 61-year-old farmer Frank Cave was found dead, seemingly killed with his own shotgun on a quiet farm on the Isle of Wight, early one morning in October 1940. After a police investigation, the woman who was Frank's young housekeeper, Mabel Attrill, was charged with his murder. After many twists and turns, the trial reached an unexpected conclusion.
The Day The Disaster Happened by cnewsonbooks
Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This Story is created around a Shakespeare quote. A girl called Jess was being haunted on the streets of London. She was a Mum of three children called Kyle, James and Helen. She also had a Husband called Philip. She worked at a science lab in the city of London she had a very good job and very good pay but it all ended in this book.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
The Easter Murders New York City 1937 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Veronica Gedeon was one of three victims of a sensational crime that occurred in the early morning hours of Easter Sunday, 1937. Ronnie, as she was known to her friends, had posed nude for a photographer only a few months before she was murdered. These scandalous photos were published by New York newspapers in the killings' aftermath.The macabre slayings were the work of an elusive insane killer.
"Jesse" Sex, Sweat and Shame Behind the Badge by Rodd Clark
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
To what links will a straight male cop go to hide his sexual affair with a gay male student? When young Jesse Valencia threatened to expose the married police officer and is later found dead, the story would break wide open.
Real Life Evil - A True Crime Quickie (Book One) by Kim Cresswell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,070. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Many serial murders go unsolved, others take decades to unravel but one thing is certain...serial killers walk among us—hiding in plain sight. Real Life Evil is a compelling collection of two true crime short stories: Jack Unterweger and the unsolved Giglo Beach murders.
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute In Gaslight New York City by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
Rosicrucian Revelation by Robert Adair Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
An homage to the assassination of JFK. Remembrance of circumstances surrounding the event from one small corner of the world in November 1963.
A Soldier's Story (Book One) by Henry Blue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
When Roger Smith returns home for a short break from his military duties, seeing his high school sweetheart was his top priority as usual. But this time, forces were working against Roger that he had no idea of. Roger's forbidden love has finally set the wheels in motion for an explosive outcome.
28 Famous Murders by Cognoscenti Books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Between 1866 and 1868 the celebrated Japanese artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, in collaboration with his colleague Utagawa Yoshiiku, produced a series of images of graphic horror and cruelty entitled ’28 Famous Murders with Verse’.
The Twenty Seven Murders of Henry H. Holmes by Martin Hill
Price: Free! Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder(4.00 from 1 review)
Dr. Henry H. Holmes was a serial killer from nightmares. In 1890s Chicago he built a "murder castle" filled with torture rooms, suffocation chambers and vats for disposing of bodies. Or so his legend goes. This book critically examines his confession and autobiography to determine who Holmes really was.
Forensic Science Made Easy by Patrick Jane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Law » Forensic Science
Forensic Science now finally easy to understand and easy to remember. UPDATED: APR-2015 Lack of reviews does not mean a book is a bad book. It just means that the book was not lucky enough to find some readers who could spare some time in posting reviews.
Murder of a Star Quarterback: The Tragic Tale of Steve McNair & Sahel Kazemi by R. Barri Flowers
Series: R. Barri Flowers Murder Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Murder of a Star Quarterback by the bestselling author of Dead at the Saddleworth Moor, R. Barri Flowers, is a true crime short about the murder-suicide of former NFL quarterback Steve McNair and his lover, Sahel Kazemi. Included is a bonus story and excerpts of books.