Category: Murder

Download E-books The Cross-Eyed Bear Murders PDF

Alone in ny urban, Lizanne Steffasson comes nose to nose with truth while her dream of performing on Broadway collapses.

Now she simply must pay her lease. So she solutions an strange advert within the paper, for 'a appealing lady. One now not afraid to appear on danger's vivid face'.

Lizanne is neither appealing nor fearless, but she is definitely approximately to seem possibility within the face. a brand new York property attorney wishes her support to trace down a tender guy who has vanished into the wilds of town at the eve of inheriting an unlimited amount of cash from his billionaire past due father, a Swedish guy referred to as the Cross-Eyed Bear.

It seems that Lizanne is the suitable individual for the activity, as she is familiar with extra concerning the tale than her supplier has bargained for . . .

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Download E-books They Hanged My Saintly Billy PDF

By Robert Graves

Robert Graves recounts the lifetime of William Palmer: health care provider, racehorse owner...a confessed forger who obtained ladies into difficulty, doped horses, robbed a couple of people...but was once he a prisoner? in line with an exact trial that happened in 1856, this novel, like Graves' spouse to Mr. Milton and that i, Claudius, has the entire immediacy and spiciness of up to date Victorian lifestyles. it truly is instructed via interviews with Palmer's pals and enemies. This booklet has humor, social value and fervour, and makes soaking up and scintillating interpreting.

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Download E-books The Adderall Diaries: A Memoir PDF

By Stephen Elliott

In this groundbreaking memoir, Stephen Elliott pursues parallel investigations: a gripping account of a infamous San Francisco homicide trial, and an electrical exploration of the self. Destined to be a vintage, The Adderall Diaries was defined through The Washington publish as "a critical literary paintings designed to make you spot the realm as you've got by no means rather visible it before."

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Download E-books Dating Dead Men: A Novel PDF

By Harley Jane Kozak

La greeting-card artist Wollie Shelley is courting 40 males in sixty days as study for a radio speak convey host's upcoming ebook, How to prevent Getting Dumped the entire Time. Wollie is assembly lots of eligible bachelors yet no longer falling in love, no longer till she stumbles over a useless physique en path to Rio Pescado--a state-run psychological hospital--and is momentarily taken hostage via a charismatic "doctor" who's at the run from the Mob. Wollie fears that her liked brother, a paranoid schizophrenic dwelling at Rio Pescado, is interested in the homicide, so instead of visit the experts, she makes a decision to resolve the crime on her personal. As she meets up with an array of small-time crooks and swaggering mobsters basically a bit of extra sinister than the boys she’s been relationship, Wollie realizes that "getting dumped" is the least of her difficulties. discovering real love, she discovers, occasionally potential studying tips to steer clear of getting killed . . .

Dating useless males will maintain readers guessing until eventually the ultimate bullet is shot--and cheering for the impossible to resist Wollie as she makes her means out of bewilderment and into the welcoming include of Mr. correct.

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Download E-books True History of the Kelly Gang: A Novel PDF

By Peter Carey

“I misplaced my very own father at 12 year. of age and comprehend what it really is to be raised on lies and silences my pricey daughter you're shortly too younger to appreciate a note I write yet this heritage is for you and may include no unmarried lie may possibly I burn in Hell if I converse false.”

In True heritage of the Kelly Gang, the mythical Ned Kelly speaks for himself, scribbling his narrative on errant scraps of paper in semiliterate yet magically descriptive prose as he flees from the police. To his pursuers, Kelly is not anything yet a titanic legal, a thief and a assassin. To his personal humans, the lowly category of normal Australians, the bushranger is a hero, defying the authority of the English to direct their lives. Indentured by means of his bootlegger mom to a well-known horse thief (who was once additionally her lover), Ned observed his first criminal cellphone at 15 and by way of the age of 26 had develop into the main sought after guy within the wild colony of Victoria, taking on entire cities and defying the legislation till he was once eventually captured and hanged. here's a vintage outlaw story, made alive via the ability of a superb novelist.

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Download E-books Gringo Nightmare: A Young American Framed for Murder in Nicaragua PDF

By Eric Volz

In the spirit of Midnight Express and Not with no My Daughter comes the harrowing real tale of an American held in a Nicaraguan legal for a homicide he didn’t commit.


Eric Volz used to be in his overdue twenties in 2005 whilst he moved from California to Nicaragua.  He and a pal cofounded a bilingual journal, El Puente, and it proved extra profitable than they ever anticipated. Then Volz met Doris Jiménez, an incomparable good looks from a small Nicaraguan seashore city, they usually all started a passionate and significant dating. even though the connection ended amicably under a yr later and Volz moved his company to the capital urban of Managua, a detailed bond among the 2 endured.

Nothing ready him for the telephone name he bought on November 21, 2006, while he realized that Doris have been came across dead---murdered---in her seashore garments boutique. He rushed from Managua to be along with her family and friends, and ahead of he knew it, he came upon himself accused of her homicide, arrested, and imprisoned.

Decried within the press and vilified by way of his onetime neighbors, Volz suffered awful stipulations, disease, lethal inmates, an indignant lynch mob, sadistic guards, and the cruel remedy of presidency officers. It was once simply via his dogged endurance, the tireless help of his family and friends, and the help of a former intelligence operative that Eric was once published, in December 2007, after greater than a 12 months in prison.

A tale that made nationwide and overseas headlines, this can be the 1st and purely booklet to inform Eric’s soaking up, relocating account in his personal words.


Visit the spouse convey corridor on the Gringo Nightmare site for added photographs, audio clips, video, case records, and more.

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Download E-books Death by Hollywood: A Novel PDF

By Steven Bochco

From the acclaimed co-creator of Hill road Blues, L.A. Law, and NYPD Blue, Death by means of Hollywood is a suspenseful, surprising, and darkly comedian crime novel a couple of screenwriter, a billionaire's spouse, a homicide, and, in fact, a cop.

"There was a author by way of the identify of Merle Miller, who wrote that individuals in Hollywood are consistently touching you--not simply because they prefer you, yet simply because they wish to work out how delicate you're ahead of they consume you alive."
So starts this seductive and remarkable novel by way of two-time Edgar Award–winning author Steven Bochco, during which a down-on-his-luck screenwriter named Bobby Newman attempts to show a brutal homicide into his subsequent motion picture payday.

One day, whereas spying on his Hollywood Hills associates via his $4,000 Bushnell XR90 digital telescope, Bobby sees a gorgeous socialite making like to a good-looking Latin actor named Ramon. while their pillow speak takes a flip for the gruesome, Bobby watches in horror because the girl bludgeons her lover to dying along with his personal performing trophy. figuring out to jot down approximately it rather than reporting it to the law enforcement officials, Bobby insinuates himself into Detective Dennis Farentino’s homicide research, forging an strange friendship with the cop that seems to be extra complicated than both of them had bargained for. prior to lengthy, Bobby has dragged the detective, his estranged spouse, his lover, and his agent right into a Hollywood fun-house corridor of mirrors, the place purely the main manipulative participant will live to tell the tale.

Savvy, humorous, attractive, and streetwise, Death through Hollywood is the story Steven Bochco could not inform on tv. it's the paintings of an inventive storyteller, bound to enthrall readers from commencing to finish.

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Download E-books All The Pretty Girls (Taylor Jackson, Book 1) PDF

By J. T. Ellison

Whilst a neighborhood woman falls prey to a sadistic serial killer, Nashville murder Lieutenant Taylor Jackson and her lover, FBI profiler Dr. John Baldwin, locate themselves in a joint research pursuing a vicious assassin. The Southern Strangler is slaughtering his method in the course of the Southeast, leaving a ugly keepsake at every one crime scene-the previous victim's severed hand.

Ambitious television reporter Whitney Connolly is bound the Southern Strangler is her price ticket out of Nashville; she's bought a scoop that may holiday the case. She has no inspiration how on the subject of this tale she particularly is-or what it's going to fee her.

As the killer spirals uncontrolled, every person concerned needs to face a terrible truth-the purest evil is born of personal lies.

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