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William Clarke Quantrill Kentucky 1865
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » North America
William Clarke Quantrill is a misunderstood man whose artistic side emerges in a poem he gave the daughter of a sympathizer who remained loyal to the Confederate dream of an independent South. Quantrill's devotion to his men is evident in the research I have written my text from. The Civil War era was a cruel time in which prisoners captured by Quantill's Raiders were often murdered in cold blood.
Sins Dyed In Blood: In Search of the Newcastle Pirate
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Edward Robinson was a British pirate who sailed with Blackbeard during the Golden Age of Piracy in the early 1700s. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Robinson crossed the Atlantic to the Caribbean and the Americas. In 1718, he was captured and sentenced to death by hanging in Charleston, South Carolina. But was he really a murderous sea-robber, and did he deserve his brutal fate?
El Chapo Guzman's Escape from a Maximum Security Prison in 2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
On July 11, 2015, El Chapo Guzman managed to escape from a maximum security prison, Federal Social Readaptation Center. Learn more about this fascinating escape as well as El Chapo's beginnings, his previous arrest and why Mexican police believe they are certain to recapture him.
Dutch Schultz German Jewish-American Mobster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Harlem lottery was a money making affair. It operated in poor neighborhoods and required bettors to match 3 numbers that were chosen at random. Schultz paid off a Tammany Hall assemblyman to protect lottery headquarters from police raids. When police meandered too close they were reassigned to other locations. My book looks at its operation and how it thrived even after Schultz was murdered.
Kill the Dutchman! The Story of Dutch Schultz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,510. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Birdye's Books LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The true story of the gangland execution in 1935 of Dutch Schultz, the Beer Baron of the Bronx and king of Harlem's numbers racket. The author shows how the roots of the crime ran from the Lower East side to Park Avenue penthouses and ultimately to City Hall itself. “One of the essential reads on the larger subject of the Prohibition era and its criminal legacy." - T.J. English
Takka Takka
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.
Fighting to Function: Tales from British Prison
Price: Free! Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A compendium of stories and articles written inside prison. This book provides unique first-hand insight into the British penal system, with reflections that have bearing on society as a whole.
Deliberate Indifference: A Gay Man's Maltreatment by the United States Department of Justice
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.
Te Odio Con Todo Mi Amor (El Caso Sicario de Viña del Mar)
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 34,890. Language: Spanish. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
David Tomera Cavalieri es el protagonista que relata su experiencia en Chile a pocos meses de llegar desde Nueva York a grabar una película local. Conoce a Pilar Alarcón Touris quien con un enfermizo ánimo de destruirlo hace que esté en la cárcel.
A Fool For An Attorney
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.
The First Mafioso
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,800. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
His story has never been completely told, despite that he became known worldwide in the late 1880s when the FBI dubbed him "the first Mafioso" to emigrate from Sicily to America. The truth as to whether “Panama Joe” and Serafina became an Italian "Bonnie and Clyde" makes their story all the more compelling and reveals the greatest love story "never told."
33 seconds
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”
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
Irving Waxey Gordon Wexler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Waxey Gordon was prosecuted for tax evasion, a crime that Al Capone was convicted of. It took federal agents two and half years to amass enough evidence against Gordon to bring him to trial. Two witnesses were killed in the process. When a jury was selected its members were kept in a hotel throughout the duration of Gordon's trial. My ebook was written from news accounts and ancestry records.
Owney Madden Irish Beer Racketeer Of Prohibition Era New York City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
By his own count Owney Madden was jailed 140 times. He was imprisoned for the murder of rival gangster Patsy Doyle in 1914. One time Owney was freed from Sing Sing Prison on a writ of habeas corpus. He returned voluntarily after it was discovered that he was leading the high life at Florida's Hialeah Park instead of working at a laundry in Brooklyn under the supervision of a parole officer.
From the Cell to the Cross
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.”
The Daddy Dearest Club
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
We review the crime scene, the evidence, the investigation, the trial and the sentencing. Ripped from the headlines and police files Warning some of the pictures in this book contain graphic crime scene images of murdered people.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
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"
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."
Terror in East Lansing: The Tale of MSU Serial Killer Donald Miller (A True Crime Short)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and international bestselling author of the true crime classic, The Sex Slave Murders, comes a gripping new true crime short, Terror in East Lansing: The Tale of MSU Serial Killer Donald Miller.