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Black Sheep and Gold Diggers by Barry Allan
Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
Sophia Grantham aka Kezia Tregilgus by Barry Allan
Price: Free! Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The true story of a female convict transported to Van Diemens Land aboard the Rajah in 1841. She married a seaman known as Handspike Jack Tregilgus and together they pioneered the settlement of central Queensland. They built the first hotels at Taroom and Rolleston, then moved to Rockhampton where she ran bushranger-friendly hotels before she died at the age of 52.
Holes in Time by bridgesofamerica
Price: Free! Words: 69,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
"A very daring expose of prison life and one man's battle with himself to find real meaning to life. I believe anyone will find this book thought-provoking and brutally true, while at the same time warm and excitingly human." -Max Jones, chaplain in the Florida Penal system
Australian Son: the story of Ned Kelly by Max Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,980. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A century and one-third after his death, Ned Kelly’s not forgotten, and it’s hard to believe that Australians will ever forget him. In his own lifetime he passed into folklore, as Max Brown makes clear, so where is he now? This is not an easy question, but wherever he is, Max Brown’s book is part of the answer.
The Medical Detectives: Cases from the Original CSI Investigators by Paulette Cooper (Noble)
Price: Free! Words: 68,600. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This award-winning book was the first book on CSI or forensic medicine written for the layman. It includes hundreds of fascinating cases along with interviews (and their best cases) of the major forensic pathologists such as Dr. Milton Helpern, Dr. Michael Baden and Dr. Cyril Wecht.
Brancato “Mafia Street Boss” by Frank Monastra
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Guarding bin Laden: My Life in Al-Qaeda by Nasser al-Bahri
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Thin Man Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Originally published in French, this well-reviewed 2010 memoir by Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard provides an unparalleled account of life in the heart of al-Qaeda in the run-up to 9/11. ‘Bin Laden’s former bodyguard delivers a breath-taking account’ Tele et Vous 15 September 2011 ‘An intriguing glimpse of life inside the al-Qa’ida chief’s lair’ Sunday Times 19 April 2010
It Is What It Is: Systematic Incarceration / Disguised Racism - The Autobiography of Gerald H. Duffy, Jr. by Gerald Duffy, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,750. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws(3.00 from 1 review)
The most explosive, dynamic, and compelling autobiography ever written from behind the walls of Leavenworth's maximum security federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas.
OSAMA BIN LADEN, LA ESPADA DE ALA by ERIC FRATTINI
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: Spanish. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Este libro, en el que Eric Frattini ha trabajado desde 1995 y para el que ha consultado más de 270 documentos de Agencias Federales de EE.UU, analiza documentos del FBI que, tras los atentados del 11 de septiembre, fueron de nuevo clasificados como secretos y es el único libro que analiza la gestación y ejecución de los ataques, con una información actualizada hasta el día 30 de octubre de 2001.
The Sex Slave Murders True Crime Bundle: Serial Killers Gerald & Charlene Gallego\Fred & Rosemary West\Leonard Lake & Charles Ng\Paul Bernardo & Karla Homolka by R. Barri Flowers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,490. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Sex Slave Murders True Crime Bundle: Serial Killers Gerald & Charlene Gallego\Fred & Rosemary West\Leonard Lake & Charles Ng\Paul Bernardo & Karla Homolka contains one full length bestselling true crime book and three true crime shorts.
Murder Chronicles: A Collection of Chilling True Crime Tales by R. Barri Flowers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From award winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and the bestselling author of The Sex Slave Murders 1 & 2, Serial Killer Couples, and Murder of the Banker’s Daughter comes Murder Chronicles, a gripping collection of true crime tales.
This New Mountain by Cate Macabe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012 by Casa de Snapdragon. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Like most private investigators AJ Jackson has more than one foot in the fire to make ends meet – driving a tow truck and serving legal documents for local law firms.
Winnie Ruth Judd: The Trunk Murders The Classic Edition by J. Dwight Dobkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,940. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2013 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
During the Great Depression in 1930's America there were two "trials of the century" that captured the attention of the world: the Lindbergh baby murder trial, and the Winnie Ruth Judd "Trunk Murders" trial. This e-book edition marks the 41st anniversary of release of the original Winnie Ruth Judd: The Trunk Murders, the first book published about the sensational Judd murder and sanity trials.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West by James Creamwood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
Revelations of a Spirit Medium by A Medium
Price: $4.19 USD. Words: 68,530. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by A. Datta. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This reillustrated eBook is a near-exact reproduction of the original edition from 1891 of which spiritists and fraudulent mediums burnt every single copy they thought existed and even went as far as to destroy the printing plates. While Harry Houdini's conscience kept many secrets he knew, this author tells all mostly upsetting "mediums" but also revealing the methods of honest magicians
Honest Sid by Ronald Probstein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws(5.00 from 1 review)
If you're going to live outside the law, you'd better be honest. This seeming paradox was the operating principle of Sid Probstein's life. Guileless and endlessly optimistic, he was known as Honest Sid around his stomping ground of New York's Broadway. Sid wasn't a tough guy, or even a bad guy.
Reawakened Trayvon Martin His Shocking Secret Death Confession Kept from the George Zimmerman Defense by John Swifterson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Investigative journalist John Swifterson reviewed thousands of confidential files and clandestine interviews, uncovering the Re-Awakened story ~ hailed as the controversial, shocking secret death confession of Trayvon Martin. As chronicled by Swifterson's step-by-step review, this vital information has been withheld from the legal defense team of the accused murder suspect in Trayvon Martin's deat
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era by James R Ashley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,710. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Al Capone’s function was to clear the decks and establish supremacy of the Chicago Outfit over the independent gangs in Chicago. He did that in such a spectacular and violent manner that he came to personify what people wanted to believe the quintessential gangster boss to be. His sole claim to fame will be his notoriety as the murderous gangster who ran Chicago during the “Roaring 20s.”
Snowbird by William Norris
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Andrew Richard Barnes was the man who flew the very first shipment of cocaine for the Medellin Cartel into the United States, and continued the dangerous trade for almost a full decade. He survived crashes and gunfire, treachery and betrayal. He also became the target of a determined assassination attempt by the Panamanian dictator, Manuel Noriega - and lived to tell the tale...
Until Proven Innocent by Arthur Jay Harris
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
By now deep into his case, the prosecutor was no longer as sure as he'd been: Were maybe not both of his murder defendants truly guilty? That's when he called his retired dad—would you help me? Dad had been one of the most famous detectives in New York. Years before, he'd solved the real-life murder case the Kojak TV series had been modeled after. A true story. PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDED. VIEW “SAMPLE"
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