Download E-books And Then She Killed Him: True Love Turned True Crime PDF

By Robert Scott

A TwoTime Widow prime A Double Life

Miriam Giles ran away to Colorado to bury her violent pastbut this seductive, charismatic widow had a dismal facet that may by no means remain buried. After discovering the "sugar daddy" she used to be searching for in Alan Helmick, her new marriage appeared chuffed. Then, years later, Alan met a grotesque destiny. Returning domestic from errands, Miriam discovered him mendacity in a pool of blood. Miriam confirmed police a cryptic be aware caution her to "run, run, run." yet Miriam used to be no distraught housewife. She was once a grasp manipulator constantly capable of remain one step prior to her unwitting partnerand the lawuntil now.

Case obvious on Dateline

Includes dramatic photos.

Praise for Robert Scott and Shattered Innocence

"Compelling and stunning. . .a groundbreaking book." Robert ok. Tanenbaum

"Fascinating and clean. . .a fastpaced, informative read." Sue Russell

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Download E-books Stand and Deliver!: A History of Highway Robbery PDF

By David Brandon

Why is the highwayman mostly perceived as a romantic, glamorous and gallant determine? How is it that males who have been fairly not anything greater than bandits, who have been frequently gratuitously violent, occasionally murderers and rapists to boot, became the swashbuckling heroes of historical past? to place their roles in context, the ebook probes into the industrial, social and technological components that at yes occasions made street theft hugely profitable and which aid to provide an explanation for why a few of its exponents ultimately disappeared from the scene. eventually, the legacy of the highwayman on pub symptoms, in motion pictures and in fiction is mentioned. Informative, stimulating and wonderful, from the pen of a real fanatic, this publication will attract an individual drawn to the dramatic, murky underworld of historical past.

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Download E-books A Checklist for Murder: The True Story of Robert John Peernock PDF

From award-winning writer Anthony Flacco comes a robust story of a picture-perfect family members, the insanity that plagued them, and a betrayal that plunged them right into a deadly nightmare.

Robert Peernock seemed to have the perfect lifestyles; operating as a pyrotechnics engineer and desktop specialist and coming domestic to his spouse and daughter, Peernock projected the yankee dream. even if he and his spouse separated, it appeared amicable, only a small bump for the well-to-do kinfolk. yet there has been insanity in his residence: in inner most, Peernock used to be violent, subtly manipulative, and bordering on psychotic. however the frightening info of his domestic lifestyles might merely come to gentle after Peernock ultimately misplaced all control.

Peernock had come domestic, brutally beat either his spouse and daughter, strength fed them alcohol, and intentionally despatched them to their loss of life in the back of the wheel, staging it to seem like a under the influence of alcohol riding twist of fate. He did not foresee that his daughter may live to tell the tale, or even with years of abuse, her tried homicide, and horrendous accidents, he by no means expected that she may communicate so powerfully opposed to him.

all through his trial, Peernock claimed a tremendous executive conspiracy opposed to him. He employed and fired legal professionals a number of occasions, deadlocking juries and spinning an internet of lies. New York Times bestselling writer Anthony Flacco (Impossible Odds, the line Out of Hell) chronicles the sensational trial and the entire terror that preceded it, taking a look deep into the brain of a deranged killer whose American dream was once a waking nightmare for these trapped inside of it.

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Download E-books Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld PDF

By Jake Halpern

The Federal alternate fee gets extra lawsuits approximately rogue debt amassing than approximately any task in addition to id robbery. Dramatically and entertainingly, Bad Paper unearths why. It tells the tale of Aaron Siegel, a former banking govt, and Brandon Wilson, a former armed robber, who turn into companions and move seeking "paper"―the uncollected bills which are bought off through banks for pennies at the greenback. As Aaron and Brandon study, the area of shopper debt assortment is an unregulated shadowland the place operators frequently make unwarranted threats or even acquire money owed that aren't theirs.

Introducing an unforgettable solid of strivers and rogues, Jake Halpern chronicles their lives as they deal with high-pressure name facilities, hunt for paper in Las Vegas casinos, and meet in parked autos to promote the social defense numbers and account info of unsuspecting shoppers. He additionally tracks a "package" of debt that's stolen by means of unscrupulous creditors, resulting in a dramatic showdown with weapons in a Buffalo nook shop. alongside the best way, he unearths the human expense of a method that compounds the concerns of hardworking americans and allows banks to disregard their former shoppers. the result's an essential exposé that also is a bravura feat of storytelling.

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Download E-books Practice to Deceive PDF

By Ann Rule

From “America’s most sensible true-crime author” (Kirkus Reviews) Ann Rule comes the New York occasions bestselling secret novel of drama, greed, intercourse, scandal, and homicide on an eerie island within the Pacific Northwest.

Nestled in Puget Sound and obtainable purely by way of ferry, Whidbey Island is a gem off the coast of Washington nation the place lifestyles is insular and the island’s year-round citizens are inclined to be aware of one another’s enterprise. but if the blood-drenched physique of Russel Douglas is chanced on the day after Christmas in his SUV, the complete island is surprised. not anyone can think who between them may possibly plot the sort of cold-blooded crime. and prefer a forged of characters from a secret novel, a bunch of Whidbey citizens fall lower than suspicion.

Brenna Douglas was once Russel’s estranged and soon-to-be-ex spouse, who allowed him to come back domestic for a Christmas stopover at with their young children. Brenna usually complained to her buddy Peggy Sue that Russel was once bodily and emotionally abusive. Married thrice, Peggy Sue’s personal existence has been certainly one of extremes: hers is a rags-to-riches-and-back-again story. yet in 2003, her love affair with married guitarist Jim Huden led the 2 Whidbey Island natives to pursue their final desires of wealth and privilege—even on the cost of human life.

Unravel the tangled internet woven via Russel Douglas’s homicide in Practice to Deceive, the latest center pounding true-crime journey de strength from Ann Rule.

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Download E-books Sadisten: Tödliche Liebe - Geschichten aus dem wahren Leben (German Edition) PDF

By Lydia Benecke

Wie dunkel ist die menschliche Seele? Lydia Benecke beweist mit ihrem Buch "Sadisten: Tödliche Liebe - Geschichten aus dem wahren Leben", dass so mancher Abgrund darin lauert. Wo fantasievolle Gedankenspielereien in völliger Grausamkeit umgesetzt werden, entsteht eine kriminelle Energie, die sich kaum vergleichen lässt. Die junge Kriminalpsychologin schafft es in ihrem neuesten Werk, den Leser zwar mit einem faktischen Sachbuch zu konfrontieren, dabei aber zeitgleich eine Spannung entstehen zu lassen, die nicht allein durch die grausamen realen Fallbeispiele zustande kommt. Als Kennerin der Szene und Expertin auf dem Gebiet der Verbrechenspsychologie kann Lydia Benecke zudem mit überraschend neuen Einblicken in die verborgenen Seiten des menschlichen Geistes auftrumpfen. Ein Lesevergnügen der anderen paintings.

Lydia Benecke wurde 1982 im polnischen Bytom geboren. Sie studierte Psychologie und arbeitete anschließend als Straftätertherapeutin und Beraterin in Kriminalfällen. Heute arbeitet sie selbstständig als Kriminalpsychologin und beschäftigt sich vor allem mit Fällen im Bereich von Sexual- und Gewaltverbrechen und Persönlichkeitsstörungen.

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Download E-books Capone: The Man and the Era PDF

By Laurence Bergreen

During this tremendous heritage of Prohibition and its so much infamous gangster, acclaimed biographer Laurence Bergreen takes us to the gritty streets of Chicago the place Al Capone solid his sinister empire.

Bergreen indicates the seedy and glamorous aspects of the age, the increase of Prohibition, the illicit liquor alternate, the battlefield that used to be Chicago. Delving past the Capone mythology. Bergreen reveals a paradox: a coldblooded killer, thief, pimp, and racketeer who was once additionally a loyal son and father; a self-styled Robin Hood who rose to the head of prepared crime. Capone is a masterful portrait of a rare time and of the only guy who reigned splendid over all of it, Al Capone.

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Download E-books The World's End Murders: The Final Verdict PDF

By Tom Wood, David Johnstone

Within the World's finish Murders, Tom wooden and David Johnston inform the tale of 2 blameless younger ladies, Helen Scott and Christine Eadie, and of the intense dedication of the police enquiry over 3 many years that finally resulted in the invention of hyperlinks to their deaths with Angus Sinclair, one in all Scotland's such a lot infamous murderers and intercourse offenders yet this isn't a ugly story of homicide. it's a tale of heroes – of the households of Helen and Christine who, with quiet dignity, have carried an incredible burden down the years, and of the law enforcement officials, the help employees and the scientists who endured of their investigations and not gave up.

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Download E-books Winged Obsession: The Pursuit of the World's Most Notorious Butterfly Smuggler PDF

By Jessica Speart

winged obsession

The Pursuit of the World's so much infamous Butterfly Smuggler

one of many world's most pretty endangered species, butterflies are as profitable as gorillas, pandas, and rhinos at the black marketplace.

And during this cutthroat $200 million enterprise, nobody made extra money than—or posed as nice an ecological possibility as—Yoshi Kojima, the kingpin of butterfly smugglers.

made up our minds to seize Kojima, rookie U.S. Fish and flora and fauna Agent Ed Newcomer turned as regards to the smuggler, posing as a tender apprentice wanting to research the smuggling exchange. yet two times the agent's inexperience allowed this felony, with an almost supernatural feel of survival and an overpowering experience of paranoia, to break out.

simply whilst it appeared Kojima was once out of succeed in, Newcomer used to be given one final likelihood to reel him in. someplace within the hunt, Kojima had turn into keen about the agent. This obsession, with his persevered mania for butterflies, may well eventually spell the downfall of the untouchable smuggler.

however the tale does not finish there. operating under-cover to investigate this booklet, Jessica Speart befriended Kojima in addition. Like Newcomer, she was once going to betray Kojima. What she did not comprehend was once that this cagey smuggler used to be making plans to show the tables and use her as a patsy for carrying on with his unlawful butterfly exchange.

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