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Murder of the Doctor’s Wife: The 1867 Crimes of Bridget Durgan (A Historical True Crime Short) by R. Barri Flowers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and bestselling author of Murder During the Chicago World’s Fair, Murder at the Pencil Factory, and Murder of the Banker’s Daughter, comes the riveting historical true crime short, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife: The 1867 Crimes of Bridget Durgan.
The Empty Cradle by W.G. Davis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
There are few things in life more shocking than a parent killing their child. Numerous reasons have been offered by adults who have carried out such a heinous act, ranging from mindless acts of violence to serious mentally debilitating conditions. What is perhaps the most shocking and disturbing aspect of the following cases are the ones where a parent murders infant children and even babies.
Deyanira, canto de guerra y paz by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: Spanish. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Essay » Sociology
Impactante testimonio de superación personal de una mujer campesina de Colombia, cuya infancia y adolescencia fue salpicada por la violencia del narcotráfico y el terrorismo comunista de las Farc,quien por su temple de carácter y deseo de salir adelante, estudió en medio de muchas dificultades, se graduó como socióloga y luego se dedicó a trabajar en beneficio de la niñez desamparada en su región.
Anguished by Ronny Herman de Jong
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
In this haunting story of conspiracies and lies a daughter is being accused of planning to kill her defenseless old mother in a nursing home during her next visit.
The Battered Wife and Her Five Little Kids All Dressed in White by George Garrigues
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
A man's body lay on the floor of a stately New Jersey mansion. A shaking woman held a smoking gun. Two little girls crept from their bed and clung to their mother. In fright, she threw down the pistol, sank back, and wept. Six-year-old Marie ran to soak a towel in water from the sink and returned to bathe her mother's face. The servants came. Was it murder or self-defense?
Holy Homicide by Diane Fanning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,970. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Sex, voodoo and murder, three stories of crimes linked to the church by Edgar Award Finalist Diane Fanning. In the basement of a Michigan church, a sexton uncovers the rotting skeleton of a nun. In a small southern town, a Baptist minister practices voodoo and five of his family members die mysteriously. In South Texas, the body of a devout young woman was found floating in a canal.
Perfect Husband: The True Story of the Trusting Bride Who Discovered Her Husband Was a Coldblooded Killer by Gary Provost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,350. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
As seen on A Current Affair—the shocking story of Florida's most bizarre multiple murder case. As Lisa and Kosta Fotopoulos lay sleeping in their home, a burglar broke in and shot Lisa at point-blank range in the head. Miraculously, she survived to learn the sobering truth about her would-be assassin—and about her sociopathic husband's deadly agenda.
Nobody's Child by Natasha Fay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
A PLEA - FROM THE HEART If you were to walk a mile in my shoes, you'd understand so many things, enough about life to give you the blues, at the pain that child abuse brings. Having no-one to turn to, no-one to trust, leaves a legacy of fear and of pain. Put my sad story away if you must, but please stop it from happening again!
Maspeth, Queens Crimes by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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.
Blind Rage: A True Story of Sin, Sex, and Murder in a Small Arkansas Town by Anita Paddock
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
When Ruie Ann Park—a pillar of the Van Buren, Arkansas, community—was found beaten to death and lying in a pool of blood in her home, the police and local residents assumed the son was the murderer. But the years would uncover a more sinister story. Up till that night, the Park family seemed to have it all. For fifty years they owned and published The Press Argus newspaper.
The Special Game by G. L. Leigh
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
This story, The Special Game, is shared in hopes of raising awareness of abuse in pre-verbal children. It is also presented to encourage anyone who suspects something is amiss with a preverbal child to pay attention, that maybe it's more than your imagination - maybe - just maybe - it is a child who needs your help.
Silent Voices - A True Story of One Family's Tragedy and Journey Toward Acceptance, Grace and Forgiveness by Debbie Nau Redmond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,330. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health
Silent Voices is about an average American family struck with a blow so fierce that it would change them forever. An illness gone untreated, desperate pleas for help that would never come, and a devastating consequences that would leave everyone involved grief-stricken and stunned. It is a suspenseful and heartfelt saga about a family faced with tragic consequences.
The Murder of Jeffrey Dryden: The Grim Truth Surrounding Male Domestic Abuse Book Combo by Troy Veenstra
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Veenstra/Exploited Publishing Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law
Enter a world most believe does not exist, a world where men can be abused, beaten & even murdered by his significant other. Enter the world where men, everyday are ignored by our own society as victims of Male Domestic Abuse. Men being abused and killed by the Female's they vowed to love until death do they part.
Malignant Narcissist Mother: The true story of criminal sexual exploitation that continues to this day by Susan Klingenberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
The true story of how a malignant narcissistic mother perverted and masked her evil for decades in full view of everyone while she abused her own family sexually, psychologically, and emotionally.There were no boundaries she would not break to prostituting children,incest, and more. A true mommy dearest story that is continuing to this day.This is how she did it and got away with it all.
A Strangler In Revere Beach Massachusetts August 1939 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
The body of Edna Phelps washed ashore on Revere Beach on the morning of August 21, 1939. My ebook looks at the suspects in her murder case before it identifies the true killer. Phelps told her husband that she was going to meet some men at the amusement park nearby. Edna had accompanied her spouse in a boat earlier that afternoon. She returned with him soon, and then went missing. Who was guilty?
Confessions of a Battered Wife A True Story by J.C. Hulsey
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
He was kneeling down and putting on the hub cap when I looked in the car and Albert was looking at me and waving the gun up and down and said now. I was so scared I just took the gun out of my pocket and pulled the trigger.
Pablo Borras ¿Psicópata? by Ethel Kapelius
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 116,270. Language: Spanish. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Una tarde de verano de 2008, cuatro muchachos llegan a la Estancia La Teoría, en Colonia. Entran, saludan y se sientan a conversar a la sombra de los árboles. Uno de ellos es pariente de los estancieros, a quienes no veía desde que era niño. De pronto se para, los apunta con un arma y les dice "vengo a robar"... En pocas horas, sólo quedará el calor, el silencio, el odio y la muerte...
Jury Doody by JP Mac
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Essay » Legal
This short essay packs in the laughs, revealing the real LA law in a light-hearted look at the Los Angeles criminal justice system. Join clock-watching jurors as they quarrel with the facts and each other during a bizarre domestic violence case involving cocaine, cell phone abuse, and chopsticks jammed in the door lock. Will twelve strangers render a just verdict, or a merely a fast one?
Through a Mother's Eyes by Cary Allen Stone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,620. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
“A true crime story, this has to be one of the most poignant heart wrenching books I have ever read. A woman so driven to protect her child she takes his life. We often hear about women who murder their children and those of us mothers cannot understand how someone can do that, but the truth of the matter is it is all in this book.”––Pam Thomas Reviews