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    Too Pretty To Live: The Catfishing Murders of East Tennessee by Dennis Brooks    What's Tha Playing at Nah? by Martyn Johnson    One Breath Away: The Hiccup Girl - From Media Darling to Convicted Killer by M. William Phelps    American Outlaw: Price of Pride by Jimmy Maxwell    God, Universe, and I: Part II, III, and IV: Criminal Psychotronic Weapons, NanoMicroMagnetic Weapons, Targeted Individuals, Mind by Phiem Nguyen    President Lincoln Assassinated!! The Firsthand Story of the Murder, Manhunt, Tr: (A Special Publication of The Library of Americ by Harold Holzer    Beast: Werewolves, Serial Killers, and Man-Eaters: The Mystery of the Monsters of the G?vaudan by S. R. Schwalb & Gustavo S?nchez Romero    Regency Spies: Secret Histories of Britain's Rebels & Revolutionaries by Sue Wilkes    Agent Michael Trotobas and SOE in Northern France by Stewar Kent & Nick Nicholas    Bombers, Rioters and Police Killers: Violent Crime and Disorder in Victorian Britain by Simon Webb    When Things Seem Odd: Polly and the Internal Guardian by Michael Joseph Legare    When Bad Blood Flows by Donn Beaver    Fatal Intentions: True Canadian Crime Stories by Barbara Smith    Gangster Warlords: Drug Dollars, Killing Fields, and the New Politics of Latin America by Ioan Grillo    The Death Shift: Nurse Genene Jones and the Texas Baby Murders by Peter Elkind    My Defense by Merlin    Apprehensions & Convictions: Adventures of a 50-Year-Old Rookie Cop by Mark Johnson    The Executioner's Men: Los Zetas, Rogue Soldiers, Criminal Entrepreneurs, and the Shadow State They Created by Samuel Logan & George W. Grayson    Bali Undercover by Malcolm Scott    MADE: Bestselling Las Vegas Organized Crime Thriller Series: (Trilogy eBox set / 3 books for price of 1) by Antwan 'Ant' Bank$    Remembering Anita Cobby: The Case, the Husband, the Aftermath - 30 Years On by Mark Morri    Butterfly in the Rain: The 1927 Abduction and Murder of Marion Parker by James L. Neibaur    Unsolved Murders in South Yorkshire by Scott C. Lornax    Copper at the Yard: Inside the Real Sweeney by John Edward Woodhouse    Soapbox-Momster: Cyber Stalker of the Abyss by Don A. Holbrook    Falsely Accused Forever Branded by Luther D. Stidham    The Vampire Killers: A Horrifying True Story of Bloodshed and Murder by Clifford L. Linedecker    The Mafia Hit Man's Daughter by Linda Scarpa & Linda Rosencrance    Death on the Beat: Police Officers Killed in the Line of Duty by Dick Kirby    Carr: Five Years of Rape and Murder by Edna Buchanan    Sharon Tate: A Life by Ed Sanders    White Devil: The True Story of the First White Asian Crime Boss by Bob Halloran    Killing For Pleasure by Debi Marshall    The Marked Wager by Richard Swan    MI5 at War 1909-1918: How MI5 Foiled the Spies of the Kaiser in the First World War by Chris Northcott    Unjust: A Memoir by Patricia Elspeth Burns    A Checklist for Murder: The True Story of Robert John Peernock by Anthony Flacco    Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied by Roger Hinterthuer    Bygone Punishments by William Andrews    Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths in Wigan by Mike Fletcher    The Story of Vicente, Who Murdered His Mother, His Father, and His Sister: Life and Death in Juárez by Sandra Rodriguez Nieto    Hollywood P.I. Case of The Missing Screen Writer by Don Crutchfield    The Mystery of the Lone Wolf Killer: Anders Behring Breivik and the Threat of Terror in Plain Sight by Unni Turrettini    The Devil at Genesee Junction: The Murders of Kathy Bernhard and George-Ann Formicola, 6/66 by Michael Benson    Guilt by Matrimony: A Memoir of Love, Madness, and the Murder of Nancy Pfister by Nancy Styler    Dark Secrets of the Dordogne by Angela Clarke    Breaking Point by Suzy Spencer    The Fortune Hunter by Suzy Spencer    Bitter Remains: A Custody Battle, A Gruesome Crime, and the Mother Who Paid the Ultimate Price by Diane Fanning    The Oxford Murder by Michael Tanner

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Blood Brotherhoods: A History of Italy's Three Mafias

Blood Brotherhoods: A History of Italy's Three Mafias by John DickieMAFIA. CAMORRA. 'NDRANGHETA.

The Sicilian mafia, known as Cosa Nostra, is far from being Italy's only dangerous criminal fraternity. The country hosts two other major mafias: the camorra from Naples; and, from the poor and isolated region of Calabria, the mysterious 'ndrangheta, which has now risen to become the most powerful mob group active today.

Since they emerged, the mafias have all corrupted Italy's institutions, drastically curtailed the life-chances of its citizens, evaded justice, and set up their own self-interested meddling as an alternative to the courts. Yet each of these brotherhoods...

John Dickie20 Aug 2014$35.00

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Blood Frenzy

Blood Frenzy by Robert Scott
He Used A Claw Hammer. . .

Frankie Cochran knew her boyfriend, David Gerard, was possessive, controlling, and prone to violent rages. When she tried to break up with him, Gerard threatened her with a hammer. One week later, he used it to club her in the head. Again. And again. Then he stabbed her in the throat--and left her for dead. . .

And A Sharp Knife. . .

Miraculously, Frankie survived--but cops began to suspect Gerard of other vicious crimes. One of his previous girlfriends had died in a house fire, along with her children and her mother. A local prostitute's brutalized body was found in...

Robert Scott9 Apr 2012$5.99

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Blood From Stones: The Secret Financial Network of Terror

Blood From Stones: The Secret Financial Network of Terror by Douglas FarahIn the aftermath of 9/11, President Bush froze all terrorist assets in traditional financial institutions and money channels. But Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups have long followed a diversification strategy that has rendered the crackdown by the U.S. and other governments almost useless. Blood from Stones is the first book to uncover, through on-the-ground reporting, the interlocking web of commodities, underground transfer systems, charities, and sympathetic bankers that support terrorist activities throughout the world.

As a foreign correspondent and investigative reporter for The Washington...

Douglas Farah3 Nov 2014$24.95

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Blood Highway

Blood Highway by Sheila JohnsonDead Wrong

On January 23, 2000, already battered by an ice storm, the rural Alabama resort town of Mentone was about to be struck by an even more terrifying freak catastrophe. Hurtling down the highway in a Lincoln Town Car was Hayward Bissell, a 400-pound madman on a murder rampage. Ramming the pickup truck of Don and Rhea Pirch, Bissell lured Don Pirch on to the road, running him down with his car.

Dead Reckoning

Bissell next targeted the home of James and Sue Pumphrey. After stabbing James Pumphrey in the stomach, Bissell was thwarted by two family dogs, who gave their lives to protect their...

Sheila Johnson3 May 2014$5.99

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Blood in the Sand: A Shocking True Story of Murder, Revenge, and Greed in Las Vegas

Blood in the Sand: A Shocking True Story of Murder, Revenge, and Greed in Las Vegas by Clifford L. LinedeckerThe Seductress
Sexy siren Amy DeChant had a lifelong habit of finding men-- rich men-- who would take care of her. And when the money ran out, so did Amy. When she met wealthy bookie Bruce Weinstein at a poker room in Las Vegas, she had found the perfect prey...

The Bookie
300-pound Bruce Weinstein was the most successful sports bookie in Las Vegas. When he met the red-haired, blue-eyed Amy DeChant, he was smitten. Amy immediately moved in with Bruce and he showered her with expensive gifts. But cars, furs and jewelry didn't hold a candle to the horde of cash Bruce had stashed in a hole in the...

Clifford L. Linedecker19 May 2015$8.99

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Blood in the Snow: The True Story of a Stay-at-Home Dad, his High-Powered Wife, and the Jealousy that Drove him to Murder

Blood in the Snow: The True Story of a Stay-at-Home Dad, his High-Powered Wife, and the Jealousy that Drove him to Murder by Tom Henderson

***Please note that the photos that appear in the print edition of the title do not appear in the e-book.***

Washington Township, Michigan: Valentine's Day, 2007. Stephen Grant filed a missing person's report on his beloved wife, Tara. The stay-at-home father of two was beside himself with despair. Why would Tara abandon him and their family? Was she involved with another man?

Stephen's frantic, emotional search for Tara made national headlines, and the case was featured on Dateline among other television shows and news outlets. But key elements in Stephen's story still weren't adding up: Why...

Tom Henderson19 May 2015$8.99

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Blood in the Streets: Racism, Riots and Murders in the Heartland of America

Blood in the Streets: Racism, Riots and Murders in the Heartland of America by Daniel L. Baker & Nalls GwenIn the midst of a nation suffering through riots and racial stife in the 1965-1975 era, which was one of the most violent periods in urban American history, a racist sniper roamed the streets of Dayton, Ohio. He stalked and killed black men as a vigilante determined to stop federal court-ordered public school desegregation and the mixing of races. During this period, the city endured multiple riots. The story is told via experiences of the authors, one a rookie police officer who became a homicide detective, and the other author who grew up during that period in the segregated city. The story...
Daniel L. Baker &
Nalls Gwen
15 Jan 2014$7.99

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Blood In, Blood Out: The Violent Empire of the Aryan Brotherhood

Blood In, Blood Out: The Violent Empire of the Aryan Brotherhood by John Lee BrookFor the first time, ex-convict John Lee Brook subjects the Aryan Brotherhood to a devastating exposé, revealing how the notorious white supremacist prison gang has become perhaps the most powerful criminal organization in America, an achievement much more remarkable considering that the majority of its members remain behind bars, and its infamous Commission-the folkloric threesome, Thomas ‘Terrible Tom' Silverstein, Tyler ‘the Hulk' Bingham and Barry ‘the Baron' Mills-are kept in maximum-security solitary confinement, as the US government makes...
John Lee Brook29 Nov 2013$19.95

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Blood Justice

Blood Justice by Tom Henderson

In 1991, flight attendant Nancy Ludwig checked in to an airport hotel near Detroit. The next morning she was found gagged, raped, and tortured-her throat slit with such rage that she was nearly decapitated. Her husband Arthur never gave up hope that the future would bring enough evidence to close the case. But it was the past that held the clue.

In 1985, fifty-five-year old Margarette Eby, a music professor, met the same grisly death at her cottage in Flint, Michigan. The case went cold-until six years later when the victim's son Mark came upon the story of Nancy Ludwig's slaying. With nothing...

Tom Henderson29 Aug 2015$7.99

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Blood Lust

Blood Lust by Sheila JohnsonHis Victims Were Uncounted. . .

From the time he was a teenager, Jeremy Bryan Jones had let his violent passions run wild: attacking, raping, and mutilating. Then, in Mobile County, Alabama, Jones's rampage was stopped. But no one knew how many bodies were in his past.

His Evil Was Unmeasured. . .

Convicted and sentenced to die for the brutal murder of Lisa Nichols, an Alabama mother of two children, Jones shocked authorities with the story of his life--and his claims of snuffing out over a dozen victims in thirteen years. But was he telling the truth, or was he simply taunting his captors?


Sheila Johnson24 Apr 2014$5.99

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Blood Money: Bikies, terrorists and Middle Eastern gangs

Blood Money: Bikies, terrorists and Middle Eastern gangs by Clive Small & Tom GillingA meticulously researched and revealing expose of the new players in organised crime.
Clive Small &
Tom Gilling
17 Dec 2012$22.72

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Blood on the Altar

Blood on the Altar by Tobias Jones

One Sunday morning in 1993 a 16-year-old girl named Eliza Claps goes missing from a church in the centre of Potenza, Italy. Shortly before her disappearance, Elisa had met Danilo Restivo, a strange local boy with a fetish for cutting women's hair on the back of buses. Elisa's family are convinced that Resitvo is responsible for their daughter's disappearance, but he is protected by local big-wigs: by his Sicilian father, by a doctor with links to organised crime, by a priest who had vices of his own. Years went by and Elisa's family could find only false leads.

2002, and Restivo is now living...

Tobias Jones16 Nov 2014$10.19

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Blood on the Cobbles: A Victorian True-Murder Casebook

Blood on the Cobbles: A Victorian True-Murder Casebook by Grahame FarrellAs a follow-up to his first two very popular books, A Mix of Murders and Gaslight Villainy, Grahame Farrell's Blood on the Cobbles is a true gem. If you liked Gaslight Villainy, you will love Farrell's third work in which he treats us to another broad-spectrum helping of factual Victorian homicide. Here we are party to in-depth and detailed accounts of murder most foul in the form of thirteen superbly researched and written chapters, with Farrell's ever clear, readable and articulate style portraying Victorian times vividly. This book is one for all true-crime readers seeking a taste of murders...
Grahame Farrell21 Jan 2015$2.99

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Blood on the Streets: A-Z of Glasgow Crime

Blood on the Streets: A-Z of Glasgow Crime by Robert JeffreyFor more than a hundred years, Glasgow has been right up there in the major league of big-city crime. From Madelaine Smith and Oscar Slater, by way of the Bridgeton Billy Boys and the Norman Conks, through to modern villains like Paul Ferris and Tam McGraw, Glasgow's streets have spawned a succession of fascinating tales of true crime. Even in the twenty-first century, as the new Glasgow polishes a growing reputation for sophistication and culture, blood still gets spilled on the streets and scams of one kind or another are always in the pipeline. The A-Z of Glasgow Crime is a compelling journey...
Robert Jeffrey19 Aug 2012$2.90

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Blood on the Tracks: A History of Railway Crime in Britain

Blood on the Tracks: A History of Railway Crime in Britain by David Brandon & Alan BrookeWith their enthusiasm for, and knowledge of, Britain's railways, this book perfectly brings together the authors' interests in social history and the history of crime, both subjects on which they have a number of published titles to their credit, ensuring that the reader will find this title an enthralling read.
David Brandon &
Alan Brooke
26 Jun 2014$4.36

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Blood Ransom: Stories from the Front Line in the War against Somali Piracy

Blood Ransom: Stories from the Front Line in the War against Somali Piracy by John BoyleFor the first time in history, the navies of every superpower on the planet have united against a common enemy ? a couple of thousand rag tag underfed men and boys. Crammed together in tiny open boats,they range up to a thousand miles from their home shores. Armed with ancient AK47s and rocket propelled grenades, they scour the western Indian Ocean. No-one knows how many simply die at sea. But occasionally these modern-day pirates hit the jackpot, seizing vessels and crews that will be ransomed for millions of dollars. This is a war that's estimated to cost the world economy $18 billion every...
John Boyle18 Apr 2015$19.99

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Blood Relation

Blood Relation by Eric Konigsberg

A New Yorker writer investigates the life and career of his hit-man great-uncle and the impact on his family.

Growing up in a household as generic as Midwestern Jews get, author Eric Konigsberg always wished there was something different about his family, something exotic and mysterious, even shocking. When he was sent off to boarding school, he learned from an ex-cop security guard that there was: His great-uncle Harold, in prison in upstate New York, was a legendary Mafia enforcer, suspected by the FBI of upwards of twenty murders.

Konigsberg had uncovered a shameful, long-hidden family secret....

Eric Konigsberg23 Mar 2014$12.99

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Blood Secrets: Chronicles of a Crime Scene Reconstructionist

Blood Secrets: Chronicles of a Crime Scene Reconstructionist by Rod Englert & Kathy Passero

Blood Secrets reveals how forensic experts read the story of a murder told in the traces of blood left behind, providing crucial evidence that has helped convict criminals who might have otherwise walked free.

When Rod Englert began his career in law enforcement, virtually no police force in the world knew how to correctly examine blood spatter. He spent years studying and testing how blood behaves, pioneering a vital new tool that is now a part of any criminal investigation. In Blood Secrets he demonstrates how detectives and forensic experts use blood-spatter analysis to solve real cases.


Rod Englert &
Kathy Passero
16 May 2015$30.99

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Blood Sisters

Blood Sisters by Roelien Schutte & Eileen de Jager & Ilse SalzwedelEileen de Jager and Roelien Schutte's occupation is somewhat unusual, to say the least. These two sisters clean up the biohazardous waste left behind after people have died - washing, scrubbing, sanitising and incinerating. It is a macabre, grisly job that few people want to do and even fewer can physically and emotionally endure. Eileen and Roelien have been doing this work for almost four years in South Africa. This is their story.
Roelien Schutte &
Eileen de Jager &
Ilse Salzwedel
16 Apr 2012$13.19

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Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball'sSteroid Era

Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball'sSteroid Era by Tim Elfrink & Gus Garcia-RobertsThe definitive and dramatic story of the Alex Rodriguez and Biogenesis scandal, written by the reporters who broke and covered the story

On January 29th, 2013, an exposé by Miami New Times reporter Tim Elfrink set the sports world on fire. Elfrink revealed that a Miami clinic, Biogenesis, had been supplying illegal performance enhancing drugs - PEDs - to many of the nation's top baseball stars. One name stood out among all the others: Alex Rodriguez, the highest-earning player in the game.

Over the next year and more the story would unravel with incredible details about tanning salon robberies,...

Tim Elfrink &
Gus Garcia-Roberts
5 Nov 2014$17.00

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