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Takka Takka by Kieran Haldenby
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,800. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Takka Takka tells the story of men living the nightmare under unimaginable terrible conditions, and yet in the midst of this terror, this violence and torture, often reaching out to each other and finding, friendship, loyalty and courage. Love and beauty. It is a story that had to be told; and a story that has to be read by all those who long to bring light into the darkness.
Deliberate Indifference: A Gay Man's Maltreatment by the United States Department of Justice by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
A Gay man struggles to retain his vision against the biased officials of the US prison system.
A Fool For An Attorney by Erroll Shepherd
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Los Angeles County jail was infested with drug dealers and addicts, gangs, & racist of all kind, even the public defender’s office. Erroll was falsely accused & arrested. He was no stranger to crime & jail; he had been in trouble many times before & was in every juvenile facility in Los Angeles as a youth. State & Federal prison also became familiar terrain, but this time he was innocent.
33 seconds by Brenton Jarrett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
A book about hollywood con man Brenton Robert Jarrett who managed to convince a lot of people including journalists, producers and television personalities and celebrities that he was Skeet Ulrich and brother to Johnny Depp.
The Enterprise “Testimony” by Antonio Berry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Read Part-2 of Coast Playa’s and a true continuation of the story that led to Antonio “Tony” Berry’s demise. After the building of one of the largest drug “Enterprises” to ever originate in the Southern District of Mississippi between the mid 80’s and early 90’s as detailed in the book “It Is What it Is” by Gerald H. Duffy, Tony is confronted with a soul-searching decision that has him in turmoil
From the Cell to the Cross by Shirley Stephens & Don Dennis
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From the Cell to the Cross is a gripping true-life story about Don Dennis, who was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole. Nothing short of a miracle could turn his life around. Of Don Dennis, Charles "Chuck" Colson said: “He was a tough, hard con who gave his heart to the Lord and has been just as tough ever since--but now as a warrior for Christ.”
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West by James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 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.
Joe Bruno's Mobsters - Three Volume Set - "Mobsters, Gangs, Crooks, and Other Creeps Volumes 1, 2, & 3" by Joe Bruno
Price: $4.44 USD. Words: 167,540. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
SAVE MORE 50% OVER BUYING THE BOOKS INDIVIDUALLY!! According to famed New York City criminal attorney Mathew J. Mari, "Joe Bruno's Mobsters - Three Volume Set" is a composite of characters and events that entwine the Denizens of the underworld with the rich history of America from the early 1800's until today."
Hard Time 2nd Edition: Locked Up Abroad Raving Arizona by Shaun Attwood
Series: The English Shaun Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 115,510. Language: British English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime(5.00 from 1 review)
As shown on TV worldwide on Nat Geo’s Locked Up/Banged Up Abroad, Hard Time is the story of how Shaun Attwood, an educated Englishman, survived Arizona’s deadliest jail run by "America's toughest sheriff," Joe Arpaio.
All Around by Rick Steber
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,420. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This true contemporary story reads like pages ripped from a dime novel. All-Around rodeo cowboy, Mac Griffith, is gunned down after a barroom brawl. The shooter is arrested and charged with murder. At the ensuing trial, a cast of truly colorful western characters parade to the witness stand. It is their testimony—what they have to say and what they are not allowed to say—
The Life and Career of Dr. William Palmer of Rugeley by Bill Peschel & George Fletcher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In 1856, Dr. William Palmer became the first man to be hung for using strychnine to kill and rob a fellow gambler. This biography, published in 1925, draws on George Fletcher's lifetime of research, including interviews with many of witnesses and residents of Rugeley, England. The edition also comes with extensive footnotes and essays that brings the story to life for modern readers.
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
French Connection Blues by Peter Bono
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,140. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In the early 70s, a young cop discovered how narcotics detectives were stealing confiscated drugs and reselling them to the dealers, so got involved in a secret investigation that put not only his life but the lives of his family and friends...and even his sanity...in jeopardy. This is his story.
Lifer. 45 Years in Her Majesty's Prisons by Joy Grant Hicks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 166,070. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
The story of a man who was convicted of murder in England in 1968. He was the first person to be convicted on forensic evidence alone. However he always maintained his innocence. When, in 1991 the Parole Board recommended release, the Home Secretary overturned that decision, leading him to choose to fail to return from a Home leave. After 3 years at large he was rearrested and is still in prison.
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.
Where's the Good in Living When All That You Loved is Gone by T. Michael Fox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,560. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
T. Michael Fox was born in Elgin Illinois in 1958 and raised in Southern California by a loving family. But he had a deep dark secret that destroyed his life. Now, for the first time, he has exposed that secret to the world in an effort to try and reach out to persons like himself to offer hope.
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.
Flowers for Mrs. Luskin by Arthur Jay Harris
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,650. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDED IN FRONT. VIEW “SAMPLE” A True Story A Millionaire Has An Affair. His Wife Throws Him Out. She Gets The Mansion, The Business, The Cash. His Parents’ Business. His Parents’ Cash. She Gets Shot And Doesn’t Know It. The Bullet Disappears. He Goes To Prison. His Parents Flee The Country. He Weds The Other Woman Behind Bars. Has There Ever Been A Case Like This? —The Miami Herald
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...
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