Counterpoint. A Murder in Massachusetts Bay by Margaret Press,Joan Noble Pinkham

By Margaret Press,Joan Noble Pinkham

On a shimmering, Massachusetts morning, Martha Brailsford stepped aboard the "Counterpoint" and went for the final sail of her existence. She had no manner of figuring out that the boat's proprietor, Tom Maimoni, had a gloomy part, that he'd lured different ladies onto his boat. What occurred that morning of July 12, 1998? Was Martha's loss of life an accident? Or, was once she murdered? Would there be adequate facts for a jury to convict Maimoni? during this nonfiction debut, secret novelist Margaret Press takes us into the guts of Salem, introducing a solid of real-life characters—the different ladies who encountered Maimoni, the group of devoted investigators, the "lobsterman," and the modern day witch of Salem. because the lives of those townspeople intertwine, readers are drawn in to an fascinating maze of shock and contradiciton, the place all of the paths lead again to that fateful July morning aboard the "Counterpoint."

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Suddenly Gone. The Kansas Murders of Serial Killer Richard by Dan Mitrione

By Dan Mitrione

First, felony secretary Teri Maness is located murdered in her Witchita city condo in the summertime of 1989. weeks later, Joan Butler disappears from her Overland Park condo. Days later, roommates Christine Rusch and Theresa Brown of Lenexa are suggested lacking. with no hint, they have been without warning long gone. Panic and worry gripped Witchita and Kansas urban because the consciousness sluggish sank in . . . a serial killer used to be at the unfastened. What eventually associated the good-looking, charismatic Richard Grissom to the murders? What used to be it approximately Grissoms's mystery earlier that confident investigators that he used to be in a position to such heinous crimes? In Suddenly Gone, writer Dan Mitrione, a former FBI agent, takes readers into some of the most exhaustive manhunts in Kansas background. With exacting precision, Mitrione exhibits the research unfolding, as uncovers info by no means earlier than made public. Mitrione's tale is finally considered one of tragedy, yet it is also a narrative of affection and dedication from...

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Spirit of the Badge: 60 True Police Stories of Divine by Ingrid Dean

By Ingrid Dean

For the 1st time ever, a ebook that portrays the metaphysical and non secular parts of police paintings. Spirit of the Badge: 60 precise Police tales of Divine assistance, Miracles, & instinct is an inspirational number of real-life bills from lively and retired law enforcement officials around the nation. Their tales spotlight the human, funny, and intuitive facet of legislations enforcement and illustrate that time and again cops transcend "just the facts," and are humanitarian through nature; a right away distinction to how law enforcement officials are usually portrayed on truth television exhibits. Detective Sergeant Ingrid P. Dean has compiled a ground-breaking learn of the lads and girls who commit their lives to the general public. become aware of the truth of the boys and ladies in uniform. www.spiritofthebadge.com

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Strangler by Corey Mitchell

By Corey Mitchell

A musical prodigy who by no means discovered his strength, Shore stumbled on how to outsmart society - by way of getting away with homicide. And he sought after the total global to grasp it. After brutally killing a 16-year-old woman, he referred to as the neighborhood NBC associate and informed an editor accurately the place to discover the body.Eight years handed sooner than DNA proof stuck up with Shore. next police investigations printed a violent megalomaniac who had sexually abused his personal daughters. He speedy confessed to murdering 3 ladies, one basically 9 years outdated. And he hinted at many, many extra - major gurus to think that Anthony Allen Shore may also be the infamous "I-45 Serial Killer," whose bloody legacy had earned for one Texas street the grisly moniker "Corridor of Blood."

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Wilkie Collins's The Dead Alive: The Novel, the Case, and by Wilkie Collins

By Wilkie Collins

At the facts of The lifeless Alive, Scott Turow writes in his foreword that Wilkie Collins may good be the 1st writer of a criminal mystery. this is the attorney out of varieties together with his career; the felony approach long past awry; even a marginally of romance to melt the trials of the legislations. And right here, too, recast as fiction, is the us' first documented wrongful conviction case. aspect by way of part with the radical, this publication offers the real-life criminal mystery Collins used as his model-the tale of 2 brothers, Jesse and Stephen Boorn, sentenced to dying in Vermont in 1819 for the homicide in their brother-in-law, and belatedly exonerated while their "victim" confirmed up alive and good in New Jersey in 1820.Rob Warden, one of many nation's so much eloquent and powerful advocates for the wrongly convicted, reconsiders the proof of the Boorn case for what they could let us know concerning the systemic flaws that produced this primary recognized miscarriage of justice-flaws that proceed to riddle our method of justice this present day. A story of fake confessions and jailhouse snitches, of facts ignored, and justice extra blinkered than blind, the Boorns' tale reminds us of the perennial nature of the error on the middle of yank jurisprudence-and of the necessity to query and proper a approach that often condemns the blameless.

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Gaslight Villainy. True Tales of Victorian Murder by Grahame Farrell

By Grahame Farrell

Hot at the heels of a mixture of Murders, Gaslight Villainy types Grahame Farrell's moment quantity of gripping true-murder circumstances. yet the place a mixture of Murders covers the 20th Century, Gaslight Villainy treats the reader, in beautiful element, to a range of fourteen crimes dedicated in the course of the Victorian interval. based, as with a mixture of Murders, on meticulous study, Farrell provides those situations with an both transparent, readable and articulate sort that demonstrates the author's superb command of his subject.

In one case, Gaslight Villainy educates us within the recommendations of execution, and the equipment of particular executioners - now not, it really is transparent, an always-professional technique played by way of ever-adept pros. In one other story, Farrell exhibits that lingering abhorrence in the direction of dissection of human cadavers held nice sway over answer of the crimes of the time, and but indicates nonetheless how a jury used different strains of cause to discover the culprit in query guilty.

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Killers in the Family: Inside a Real Family of Criminals by Robert L. Snow

By Robert L. Snow

Everyone locally idea the Reese relations was once no reliable, however it will be twenty-six years ahead of they truly realized how undesirable they were...

In July 2008, there have been a rash of murders in Indianapolis, 3 of which happened in the course of robberies dedicated via Brian Reese. It grew to become out he realized his lifetime of crime at domestic: his father, Paul Sr., who served as his lookout guy, were out and in of criminal various occasions, and his mom, Barbara—who used to be Brian's getaway motive force the day of his arrest (right after he shot a police officer)—had as soon as been convicted of embezzlement. The 4 Reese brothers were out and in of felony with greater than 3 dozen convictions between them.

It was once no ask yourself mom and dad warned their kids to stick clear of the Reeses. yet quickly they might research that the family's secrets and techniques have been darker than they ever imagined...

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Inside Their Minds. Australian Criminals by Rochelle Jackson

By Rochelle Jackson

On the sofa with a few of Australia's such a lot infamous criminals, this e-book explores the secrets and techniques, motivations and internal workings of the legal mind.

He is 29 years previous and commits his horrendous crime by myself. he's an underachiever, unskilled, does not have a typical activity and he's now a mass assassin. What made Martin Bryant cross on a brutal killing spree at Port Arthur taking the lives of 35 people?

Working with a number one Australian forensic psychologist, investigative journalist Rochelle Jackson takes us deep into the minds of 8 of the country's such a lot infamous criminals:

* serial killer, Ivan Milat * lady intercourse criminal, Karen Ellis * serial arsonist, Peter Burgess * armed robber and escapee, Brenden Abbott * baby killer, Kathleen Folbigg * assassin, Matthew Wales * and gangland warlord, Carl Williams.

She probes their motivations, delves deep into their pasts and unlocks the darkish aspect in their humanity.

Inside Their Minds is a penetrating, forensic and revealing...

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A Ballad for Allison Porter by Gary Solomon

By Gary Solomon

Dr. Solomon's first novel, A Ballad for Allison Porter, is a mental mystery within which he contains dependancy, abuse, dying, abandonment, love, betrayal, and revenge, all resulting in a grotesque murder.

IN TWELVE HOURS ALLISON PORTER might be carried out FOR THE BRUTAL MURDERS OF HER round the corner NEIGHBORS.

Allison has no longer acknowledged a be aware to somebody because the day of her arrest. while information reporter, Kevin Pratt, is assigned to interview the taciturn Allison Porter, astonishingly, she opens as much as him. Kevin leaves the interview made up our minds to discover the lifetime of the genuine Allison Porter. achieving Allison's vacant domestic, Kevin unearths his solution to a dismal closet in Allison's early life bed room. discovering an previous shoe field choked with miscellaneous keepsakes, Kevin selections in the course of the items of memorabilia. As he touches every one merchandise within the field he flashes again to Allison's earlier. prior to the day is thru, Allison Porter can be useless and Kevin Pratt will vow to maintain her reminiscence in, A Ballad for...

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