Bible John's Secret Daughter: Murder, Drugs and a Mother's Secret Heartbreak

By David Leslie

There has been one associate the gorgeous younger women who danced away the Nineteen Sixties in Glasgow's Barrowlands have been desirous to keep away from: Bible John, so named simply because he quoted scripture to his sufferers. He was once being sought for 3 brutal unsolved intercourse murders, and every of his sufferers were picked up after an evening on the well-known dance corridor.

Police have been nonetheless investigating the 1st terrifying homicide whilst Hannah Martin was once raped on her approach domestic from the Barrowlands. whilst Bible John struck two times extra, Hannah confided to buddies that his description matched that of her personal attacker.

The subsequent surprise got here while Hannah stumbled on she used to be pregnant. Her distraught father banished her from the kin domestic and compelled her to offer her baby up for adoption. She might by no means see her daughter back, yet in a weird and wonderful twist 3 a long time later, an research into the notorious World's finish homicide might lead to Hannah's daughter researching the id of the mummy she by no means knew. Tragically, the scoop got here too past due for them to be reunited, however it set her on a path to discover the stunning secrets and techniques of her mother's lifestyles.

Did Hannah understand Bible John? What did Hannah Martin exhibit of her baby's father? How did she then join a multimillion-pound drug-smuggling gang? Why, after watching for a major bounty, did she die in poverty? The solutions are all the following in Bible John's mystery Daughter.

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Abandoned Prayers: The Incredible True Story of Murder, Obsession and Amish Secrets (St. Martin's True Crime Library)

By Gregg Olsen

On Christmas Eve in 1985, a hunter chanced on a tender boy's physique alongside an icy corn box in Nebraska. The citizens of Chester, Nebraska buried him as "Little Boy Blue," unclaimed and unidentified-- until eventually a cellphone name from Ohio years later led experts to Eli Stutzman, the boy's father.

Eli Stutzman, the son of an Amish bishop, was once through all appearances a committed farmer and kinfolk guy within the country's strictest spiritual sect. yet in the back of his quiet façade used to be a guy concerned with pornography, sadomasochism, and medication. After the suspicious demise of his pregnant spouse, Stutzman took his preschool-age son, Danny, and hit the line on a sexual odyssey finishing together with his conviction for homicide. however the secret of Eli Stutzman and the destiny of his son did not finish at the barren Nebraska plains. It was once simply starting. . .

Gregg Olsen's Abandoned Prayers is an enormous precise tale of homicide and Amish secrets.

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The Color of Night: A Young Mother, a Missing Child, and a Cold-Blooded Killer

By L.C. Timmerman

The colour of Night is a skillfully woven actual crime account of a horrendous crime, a family's quest for solutions, and the landmark case that validated the Federal dying Penalty Act. Nineteen-year-old Rachel Timmerman, who was once approximately to testify opposed to the fellow who had raped her, disappeared together with her child daughter, Shannon. A month later, Rachel’s physique was once came across in a lake chained to cinde blocks and together with her eyes and mouth lined in duct tape. quickly a path of our bodies starts to emerge. Is a serial killer at huge? Written by means of Rachel's father and uncle, The colour of Night is a surprising tale of violence, homicide, and the hunt for justice.

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The Informant: The FBI, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Murder of Viola Liuzzo

By Gary May

In The Informant, historian Gary may well unearths the untold tale of the homicide of civil rights employee Viola Liuzzo, shot to dying by way of participants of the violent Birmingham Ku Klux Klan on the finish of Martin Luther King’s historical balloting Rights March in 1965. The case drew nationwide cognizance and used to be solved nearly immediately, simply because one of many Klansman current throughout the taking pictures was once Gary Thomas Rowe, an undercover FBI informant. on the time, Rowe’s info and next testimony have been heralded as a triumph of legislation enforcement. yet as Gary might finds during this provocative and robust ebook, Rowe’s historical past of collaboration with either the Klan and the FBI used to be way more complex.
Based on formerly unexamined FBI and Justice division files, The Informant demonstrates that of their ongoing efforts to guard Rowe’s conceal, the FBI knowingly grew to become an adjunct to a few of the main gruesome crimes of the Civil Rights era--including a vicious assault at the Freedom Riders and maybe even the bombing of the 16th road Baptist Church.
A story of a renegade informant and an intelligence approach ill-prepared to accommodate threats from inside of, The Informant deals a dramatic and cautionary story approximately what can ensue while mystery police energy is going unchecked.

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The Bay Bulls Standoff

By Chris Ryan

The Mounties don't continually get their guy. there's a people legend dwelling in Bay Bulls, at the Southern Shore of Newfoundland, by way of the identify of Leo Crockwell. He ranks up there with legends like D. B. Cooper and Albert Johnson, the Mad Trapper of Rat River. this can be the tale of the way Leo Crockwell took on some of the most respected police forces on the earth, the Royal Canadian fixed Police, and walked away unscathed.

On December four, 2010, Leo Crockwell, fifty-five, an electric technician and lifelong resident of Bay Bulls, barricaded himself in his mother's apartment in Bay Bulls after an altercation along with his sister concerning a firearm. Chris "Dutch" Ryan, a pal and neighbour of Leo's, watched as for the following 8 days the RCMP applied each instrument at its disposal to extract Leo from the home and convey the standoff to a relaxed finish. yet not anyone anticipated it to finish love it did.

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THE TRUE STORIES

By Ayatullah Dastghaib Shirazi - XKP

Very brief yet actual compilation of reports like A FAITHLESS pupil OF FUZAIL, knowledge in the back of goals IS THE TESTIFICATION OF MESSENGERS, SEIZING OF SOUL WITH PUNISHMENT, a daunting FACE, SA’AD AND THE SANDWICHING OF GRAVE, WELCOME within the GRAVE, THE PERFUMER’S ADMONITION AND THE JEW CREDITOR, FLAMES OF BARZAKH fireplace SHOOT OUT OF THE GRAVE, BARHOOT : AN instance OF THE HELL IN BARZAKH, ANIMALS DO listen THE CRIES OF THE useless, a wierd tale OF BARRAKH BURNING, THE WINGS AND FEATHERS OF ANGELS ARE the floor FOR SEEKERS of data, results of MAKING MOCKERY OF THE HOLY PROPHET’S HADIS, a narrative OF endurance AND SINCERITY, a conversation among HAJJAAJ AND A SHEPHERD, dying OF HAADI AND CALIPHATE OF HAAROON and plenty of more!

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Fiend: The Shocking True Story Of America's Youngest Serial Killer

By Harold Schechter

A MONSTER PREYED UPON the youngsters OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY BOSTON. HIS CRIMES have been APPALLING -- AND but HE used to be LITTLE greater than a baby HIMSELF.

while fourteen-year-old Jesse Pomeroy was once arrested in 1874, a nightmarish reign of terror over an unsuspecting urban got here to an finish. "The Boston Boy Fiend" was once imprisoned eventually. however the advanced questions sparked via his ghastly crime spree -- the hows and whys of vicious juvenile crime -- have been as appropriate within the so-called Age of Innocence as they're at the present time.
Jesse Pomeroy was once outwardly repellent in visual appeal, with a grotesque "dead" eye; within, he used to be deformed past imagining. A sexual sadist of demanding precocity, he happy his atrocious appetites via abducting and torturing his baby sufferers. yet quickly, the teenager's bloodlust gave strategy to one other obsession: homicide.
Harold Schechter, whose true-crime masterpieces are "well-documented nightmares for someone who dares to seem" (Peoria magazine Star), brings his acclaimed mixture of page-turning storytelling, marvelous perception, and engaging old documentation to Fiend -- an unforgettable account from the annals of yankee crime.

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Catch Me If You Can

By Frank W. Abagnale, Stan Redding

Frank W. Abagnale, alias Frank Williams, Robert Conrad, Frank Adams, and Robert Monjo, used to be some of the most bold con males, forgers, imposters, and get away artists in history.  In his short yet infamous legal profession, Abagnale donned a pilot's uniform and copiloted a Pan Am jet, masqueraded because the supervising resident of a health center, practiced legislations with out a license, handed himself off as a faculty sociology professor, and cashed over $2.5 million in solid exams, all earlier than he was once twenty-one. recognized via the police of twenty-six international international locations and all fifty states as "The Skywayman," Abagnale lived a luxurious existence at the lam-until the legislation stuck up with him.  Now well-known because the nation's top authority on monetary foul play, Abagnale is a captivating rogue whose hilarious, stranger-than-fiction foreign escapades, and inventive escapes-including one from an airplane-make Catch Me for those who Can an impossible to resist story of deceit. 

The uproarious, bestselling precise tale of the world's most sought-after con guy was immortalized via Leonardo DiCaprio in DreamWorks' characteristic film.

"I stole each nickel and blew it on advantageous threads, sumptuous accommodations, amazing foxes, and different sensual goodies.  I partied in each capital in Europe and basked on all of the world's most famed beaches."

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Heart Full of Lies: A True Story of Desire and Death

By Ann Rule

An idyllic Hawaiian marriage ceremony held the promise of a superb destiny for good-looking, athletic Chris Northon, an airline pilot, a proven bachelor-turned-devoted kinfolk guy; and Liysa, an acclaimed surf photographer, loving mom, and aspiring Hollywood screenwriter. yet few, together with Chris, had noticeable Liysa's different part -- her controlling habit and darkish moods, her insatiable starvation for cash and estate. And not anyone expected the deadly end result of a relatives tenting journey in an Oregon woodland. Liysa quickly published herself as a sufferer of household abuse that culminated on the campsite, the place she shot Chris in self-defense. yet crime scene facts led detectives to wonder whether Liysa used to be a killer, no longer a sufferer. Her debatable trial surprised all who proposal they knew her. a life of sociopathic manipulations and lies were expertly hidden in the back of her façade of perfection -- as was once her rage to ruin any quandary to her final happiness, no matter if it was once the guy she vowed to like ceaselessly.

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