Download E-books The Evil That Men Do: FBI Profiler Roy Hazelwood's Journey into the Minds of Sexual Predators PDF

By Stephen G. Michaud

Profiler Roy Hazelwood is the world's best professional at the strangest, most deadly of all aberrant offenders--the sexual felony. In a desirable occupation spent investigating and learning those macabre outlaws, Hazelwood has encountered every kind, from sexual sadists to serial rapists. His circumstances have ranged from autoerotic deaths to staged suicides, and feature incorporated recognized investigations from Toronto's infamous "Ken and Barbie" sexual killings to the Atlanta baby Murders and the deadly explosion that killed forty-seven sailors aboard the USS Iowa.

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Download E-books Luggage By Kroger: A True Crime Memoir PDF

By Gary Taylor

Luggage by means of Kroger has been famous as certainly one of 2009's most sensible precise crime thrillers with honors from 5 assorted nationwide ebook competitions. The scorecard:

  • Silver Medal in precise Crime from the 2009 self sufficient booklet writer Awards (IPPYs)
  • Bronze Medal in real Crime and Finalist for Book-of-the-Year within the 2008 ForeWord Magazine Book-of-the-Year Awards
  • Runner-Up in real Crime from the 2009 nationwide Indie Excellence Awards
  • Finalist in real Crime from the 2009 united states publication information Awards
  • Runner-Up ordinarily Non-Fiction on the 2009 long island publication Festival

In this actual crime memoir, former Houston Post reporter Gary Taylor recounts his true-life Fatal Attraction-style involvement within the path of violence that has dogged Texas legal professional Catherine Mehaffey Shelton for almost 3 many years, prompting assurance through newspapers, television, videos or even Oprah Winfrey. Now Taylor invitations readers to snatch a seat at the wild journey of an obsessive courting from its erotic commencing to the violent finish and the pains required to scrub up the mess.

The result's an experience odyssey of self-discovery via an come upon that almost expense him his lifestyles.

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Download E-books The Damage Done: Twelve Years of Hell in a Bangkok Prison PDF

By Warren Fellows

Take into consideration the main wretched day of your existence. perhaps it used to be while an individual you really liked died, or should you have been badly damage in an coincidence, or an afternoon if you have been so terrified you'll scarcely undergo it. No think 4,000 of these days in a single substantial bite. In 1978, Warren Fellows used to be convicted in Thailand of heroin trafficking and was once sentenced to existence imprisonment. the wear and tear performed is his tale of an unthinkable nightmare in a spot the place sewer rats and cockroaches are the single nutritious meals, and the place the worst punishment is the khun deo - solitary confinement, Thai sort. Fellows was once definitely in charge of his crime, yet he persevered and survived human-rights abuses past mind's eye. this isn't his plea for forgiveness, nor his denial of guilt; it's the tale of a tribulation that not anyone would want on their worst enemy. it's a vital learn: heartbreaking, interesting and very unlikely to place down.

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Download E-books Murder in Little Egypt PDF

By Darcy O'Brien

The incredible crime of filicide takes at the forged of tragic inevitability during this haunting real story of violence, greed, revenge, and dying. Fusing the narrative energy of an award-winning novelist and the distinctive learn of an skilled investigator, Darcy O'Brien unfolds the tale of Dr. John Dale Cavaness, the southern Illinois healthcare professional and health care professional who in December 1984 used to be charged with the homicide of his son Sean. Outraged by way of the arrest of the expert clinical practitioner who selflessly attended to their wishes, the folk of Little Egypt rose to his safety. within the trial, notwithstanding, a notably assorted, disquieting portrait of Dr. Cavaness might emerge. For through the 3 a long time that he loved the admiration and recognize of his group, Cavaness was once privately terrorizing his kinfolk, abusing his staff, and making disastrous monetary investments in addition to brawling and womanizing. What used to be now not published within the trial, even though, used to be that seven years prior, in a murder that had by no means been solved, the physique of Cavaness's firstborn son, Mark, have been chanced on shot useless within the woods of Little Egypt. as well as a compelling chronicle that uncovers the reality at the back of ghastly crimes and lays naked the Jekyll–Hyde psyche in their culprit, homicide in Little Egypt brings into stark midwestern gentle the hidden, gothic underside of an the United States bred on violence and bathed in blood. "Stunning material,"—Nobel Prize-winner Seamus Heaney "A meticulous account ... an implicit indictment of a tradition that condones and encourages violent habit in men."—The long island occasions booklet Review

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Download E-books The Forger's Apprentice: Life with the World's Most Notorious Artist PDF

By Mark Forgy

Within the past due Nineteen Sixties Elmyr (pronounced el-MEER) de Hory used to be the world’s such a lot talented—and such a lot profitable artwork forger—ever. For over two decades his bogus masterpieces filtered into prestigious collections on 5 continents. In 1967 his chicanery resulted in a scandal that rocked the artwork global, even if this monocle-wearing charmer’s crafty deception didn't finish there. He seduced such a lot every person he met, counting Marilyn Monroe, Liz Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Rita Hayworth, and Orson Welles between his acquaintances. As a tender American Midwesterner, I fell less than his spell while I met Elmyr in 1969 at the Mediterranean island of Ibiza, turning into his own assistant whereas he turned my mentor and closest buddy. His hilltop villa used to be my college the place, past the glamour of the wealthy and well-known, the folk I met appeared to spring from the brain of Lewis Carroll, and existence seemed LSD-inspired in its strangeness. Elmyr additionally had deeper secrets and techniques than an individual knew. This memoir is a coming-of-age trip of discovery offering the main own account of this “famously notorious” faker that at last untangles the longstanding mythology approximately his lifestyles. it's a tale marked via outrageous humor, tragedy, love, and look for the reality as obvious in the course of the eyes of his protégé—the Forger’s Apprentice.

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Download E-books Date With the Devil PDF

By Don Lasseter

MURDER within the speedy LANEDavid Mahler, a 43-year-old east coast legal professional, got here to Hollywood for the fame way of life, the motion picture undefined, and the ladies. At his seven-level domestic within the Hollywood Hills, Mahler rubbed elbows with the seedy components of the leisure international: wannabe rock stars, drug lords, and porn stars--one of whom brought him to Kristin Baldwin, a beautiful, upbeat blonde. One evening, in the course of a violent argument in his bed room, a vicious, drug-crazed Mahler grabbed a gun. A shot rang out--and Kristin used to be by no means obvious alive again.

"True crime aficionados will delight in this riveting read."

--Publishers Weekly on Honeymoon with a Killer

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Download E-books Murder by Candlelight: The Gruesome Crimes Behind Our Romance with the Macabre PDF

Bringing to existence the ghastly environment of a vanished epoch, Murder by means of Candlelight presents a terrifying glimpse of the horror underneath the seeming civility of the Romantic era.

In the early 19th century, a sequence of murders came about in and round London which surprised the complete of britain. The appalling nature of the crimes―a brutal slaying within the playing netherworld, the slaughter of 2 whole families, and the 1st of the trendy lust-murders―was magnified not just via the lurid surroundings of an age within which candlelight gave strategy to gaslight, but additionally via the efforts of a few of the keenest minds of the interval to discover the gruesomest information of the killings.

those slayings all happened opposed to the backdrop of a London during which the beauty of the trendy global used to be haunted by means of the squalor of the slums. Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron, Thomas De Quincey, Thomas Carlyle, and Percy Bysshe Shelley and others have been fascinated with the blood and deviltry of those crimes.

In their contemplations of the main infamous murders in their time, they discerned within the act of killing itself a intensity of hideousness that we have got overlooked, now dwelling in an age within which homicide has been lowered to an issue of social technology and skillful detective paintings. Interweaving those cultural vignettes along legal historical past, acclaimed writer Michael Beran paints a brilliant photograph of a time while murder used to be considered the intrusion of the diabolic into traditional life.

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Download E-books The Snake and The Spider PDF

By Karen Kingsbury

Florida. Spring Break.

Words that evoke excited anticipation for teens . . . and severe angst for his or her mom and dad. however the mom and dad of top pals Daryl Barber and James Boucher have been convinced their sons can be relied on to spend every week within the solar with out them. As all of them waved so long, not anyone imagined it'd be the final time they’d see one another alive.

When the lads ignored their agreed-upon day-by-day check-ins, either units of folks have been disenchanted. while the men did not come domestic on their deliberate go back date, either units of folks have been livid. And whilst it was once transparent the men had vanished with no hint, either units of oldsters have been terrified.

The Snake and Spider, by means of no 1 big apple instances bestselling writer Karen Kingsbury, is a sad story of a highway journey long past, the place innocence collides with violence. What begins as a dream holiday for 2 top pals ends as each parent’s worst nightmare.

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Download E-books The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers: A Study of the Chilling Criminal Phenomenon from the Angels of Death to the Zodiac Killer (Facts on File Crime Library) PDF

By Michael Newton

"The Encyclopaedia of Serial Killers, moment Edition" offers actual info on 1000's of serial homicide circumstances - from early historical past to the current. Written in a non-sensational demeanour, this authoritative encyclopaedia debunks a number of the myths surrounding this such a lot infamous of felony actions. New significant serial killers have come to gentle because the first version used to be released, and plenty of older instances were solved (such because the eco-friendly River Killer) or additional investigated (like Jack the Ripper and the "Zodiac" Killer). thoroughly up to date entries and appendixes pair with greater than 30 new pictures and plenty of new entries to make this re-creation extra attention-grabbing than ever. New and up-to-date entries contain: "Axe guy of recent Orleans"; BTK Strangler; Jack the Ripper; Cuidad Juarez, Mexico; John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo, the Sniper Killers; Gary Leon Ridgway, the fairway River Killer; and Harold Frederick Shipman.

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