Celebrated Crimes: Complete by Alexandre Dumas père

By Alexandre Dumas père

Examine extra approximately one of the most notorious criminals ever to stroll the earth during this substantial compilation from one of many prime writers of historic fiction, Alexandre Dumas. In often-chilling aspect, Dumas recounts murders, heists, and all demeanour of malfeasance from centuries of eu history.

Note: retail EPUB, comprises TOC/chapters.
First released in 1841.
eISBN: 978-1-77545-531-8

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Connie's Secret: The True Story of a Shocking Murder and a by Anne Lovell

By Anne Lovell

On February 4, 1939, Connie Sommerlad was once brutally butchered and her brother left for useless of their relatives farmhouse in rural Tenterfield. It used to be a homicide that will rock the tight-knit neighborhood; a homicide made all of the extra surprising via the truth that their assailant was once a neighborhood guy operating for the Sommerlads. Jack Kelly, who used to be to develop into the final individual to be hanged in New South Wales, struggled to give an explanation for his lousy crime at the same time he confronted the gallows. but this used to be faraway from the single secret to be uncovered by way of Connie's tragic finish. What quite occurred to Connie in these misplaced years among her circulate to Sydney as a tender lady and her fateful go back to her domestic city? And what was once the key so shameful that, whilst Kelly stood trial for her homicide, the Sommerlads conspired to maintain it from the general public checklist? Vividly evoking small-town Australia within the months prime as much as the outbreak of global battle II, Connie's Secret brings to existence the tale of a hugely good family members desperately attempting to safeguard their proficient yet wayward daughter's attractiveness at a time while faith, advantage, and holding appearances held sway over each idea and deed. This interesting perception into one other period is written with the emotional strength of a unique, yet those occasions did happen—and their devastating influence is still felt through these left at the back of even this day.

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Victim. The Other Side of Murder by Gary Kinder

By Gary Kinder

Now a vintage of real crime, sufferer is a compelling and tragic examine how lives could be replaced perpetually via a random act of violence. in the course of an armed theft, a number of hostages have been brutally tortured, shot within the head, and left for useless. sufferer specializes in the participants of 1 kinfolk -- together with a mom who died after the assault and a son who used to be left slightly alive -- as they fought for his survival and struggled to rebuild their lives. sufferer was once the 1st publication to move past the headlines and facts approximately violent crime, to inform the sufferers' dramatic tale of affection, loss and braveness. It is still probably the most influential books within the sufferers' rights circulate and has turn into required interpreting in criminology classes around the state. it can be extra proper now than ever. "Victim is Truman Capote's In chilly Blood grew to become inside of out." -- Newsweek; "Just as Capote did, Kinder has by some means created a narrative that's more true than true." -- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Invisible Killer by Diana Montane, Sean Robbins

By Diana Montane, Sean Robbins

Whilst detectives reply to against the law scene in Orlando, Florida, through the "summer of hurricanes" in 2004, they locate Charlie Brandt putting from the rafters within the storage of Michelle Jones' domestic, his niece. contained in the residence, they discover a scene of horror that reminds them of different murders... In 1978, 13-year-old Carol Lynn Sullivan's head used to be chanced on inside of a rusty paint can inOsteen, FL; her physique used to be by no means stumbled on. Homeless temporary SherryPerishowas murdered in 1989, after relocating to Florida from Illinois. ultimately, in 1995, Miami prostitute DarleneTolerwas deposited at the aspect of the line, wrapped up "like a package."PerishoandTolerhad their hearts got rid of; all 3 have been decapitated; and all 3 are believed by way of investigators to were the past sufferers of Charlie Brandt.The real tale of the crimes devoted by way of Brandt with insightfrom anFBI profiler and forensic psychologist, victims' associates and kin, and the original writings from sufferers ahead of their deaths.

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Serial Killers. Up Close and Very Personal by Victoria Redstall

By Victoria Redstall

She is a glamorous version, actress, filmmaker and investigative journalist who has spent years vacationing high-security criminal, studying sadistic killers like Gary Ray Bowles and Keith Hunter Jesperson, 'The satisfied Face Killer'. those hardened killers have spread out to her in a manner that they might by no means do to psychiatrists, prosecutors and different authority figures... and feature published terrifying chapters in their lives that will differently have stayed hidden endlessly. during this chilling e-book Victoria Redstall stocks each aspect and perception, bringing the reader up shut and intensely own with one of the most harmful and disturbed serial killers that the realm has ever obvious. In an identical vein to bestseller speaking with Serial Killers this identify will absolutely attract enthusiasts of real crime.

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The Only Living Witness: The True Story of Serial Sex Killer by Steven G. Michaud, Hugh Aynesworth

By Steven G. Michaud, Hugh Aynesworth

Ted Bundy was once America's first famous person serial killer, and some of the most chilling enigmas in felony historical past. good-looking, boyish and well-spoken, a legislation pupil with shiny political customers, Bundy used to be additionally a predator and sexual deviant who murdered and mutilated at the very least thirty younger ladies and ladies, a lot of them collage coeds yet no less than as younger as twelve.

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In the Still of the Night: The Strange Death of Ronda by Ann Rule

By Ann Rule

FROM TRUE-CRIME LEGEND ANN RULE comes this riveting tale of a tender girl whose lifestyles ended too soon—and a made up our minds mother’s eleven-year campaign to transparent her daughter’s identify.
It was once 9 days ahead of Christmas 1998, and thirty-two-year-old Ronda Reynolds was once on the brink of trip from Seattle to Spokane to go to her mom and brother and grandmother ahead of the vacations. Ronda’s moment marriage used to be dissolving after under a 12 months, her occupation as a pioneering woman Washington nation Trooper had ended, yet she used to be confident approximately beginning yet again. "I’m truly looking ahead to getting on with my life," she advised her mom past the evening sooner than. "I simply want a few days with you guys." Barb Thompson, Ronda’s mom, who had met her daughter’s moment husband just once ahead of, used to be simply chuffed that Ronda used to be coming domestic.
At 6:20 that morning, Ron Reynolds known as 911 and advised the dispatcher his spouse used to be useless. She had devoted suicide, he stated, even though he hadn’t heard the gunshot and he didn’t recognize if she had a pulse. EMTs arrived, detectives arrived, the coroner’s deputy arrived, and a postmortem used to be carried out. Lewis County Coroner Terry Wilson, who neither visited the dying scene nor attended the post-mortem, declared the way of Ronda’s loss of life as "undetermined." Over the subsequent 11 years, Coroner Wilson might swap that demeanour of dying from "undetermined" to "suicide," again to "undetermined"—and then again to "suicide" back.
But Barb Thompson by no means for one second believed her daughter dedicated suicide. Neither did Detective Jerry Berry or ballistics professional Marty Hayes or legal professional Royce Ferguson or dozens of Ronda’s acquaintances. For 11 grueling years, throughout the ups and downs of the criminal process and its never-ending delays, those humans and others helped Barb Thompson struggle to strike that painful notice from her daughter’s loss of life certificates.
On November nine, 2009, a precedent-setting listening to used to be held to figure out even if Coroner Wilson’s place of work were derelict in its responsibility in investigating the loss of life of Ronda Reynolds. Veteran true-crime author Ann Rule was once current at that listening to, hoping to unbraid the tangled strands of conflicting statements and mishandled proof and current both sides of this haunting case and to figure out, maybe, what occurred to Ronda Reynolds, within the kick back nonetheless of that tragic December evening.

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Fraud Examination by W. Steve Albrecht

By W. Steve Albrecht

Discover ways to establish, notice, examine, and stop monetary fraud with the most recent version of FRAUD exam, 4E. learn and comprehend the character of fraud research this present day with memorable enterprise examples and diverse real fraud instances to make sure your realizing of cutting-edge most vital fraud ideas. learn the numerous sorts of fraud--from tax fraud and e-business fraud, to patron fraud--and assessment criminal techniques for sufferers of fraud. major new dialogue familiarizes scholars with forensic research. all through this version, know-how is more and more used to complete fraud and used to become aware of fraud.

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In Cold Blood (Transaction Large Print Books) by Truman Capote

By Truman Capote

On November 15, 1959, within the small city of Holcomb, Kansas, 4 contributors of the muddle relations have been viciously murdered via blasts from a shotgun held in basic terms inches from their faces. there have been virtually no clues and no obvious intent for the crime. 5 years later, males have been hanged for the crime on a gallows within the Kansas country reformatory. In chilly Blood is the tale of the lives and demise of those six humans. The reader is mesmerized with suspense and awesome empathy as Truman Capote reconstructs the homicide and the research that resulted in the seize, trial, and execution of the killers. it's a strong tale of inexorable crime and punishment, much more strong for underscoring the notice that it really is fact, no longer literature. it's arguably Truman Capote's masterpiece.

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