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Download E-books Hard-Boiled Hollywood: Crime and Punishment in Postwar Los Angeles PDF

By Jon Lewis

The tragic and mysterious conditions surrounding the deaths of Elizabeth brief, or the Black Dahlia, and Marilyn Monroe ripped open Hollywood’s glitzy façade, exposing the city's grotesque underbelly of corruption, crime, and homicide. those staggering lifeless our bodies, one discovered dumped and posed in a vacant lot in January 1947, the opposite came across useless in her domestic in August 1962, bookend this new background of Hollywood. brief and Monroe are only of the various left for lifeless after the cave in of the studio procedure, Hollywood’s awkward formative years while the corporate town’s many competing subcultures—celebrities, moguls, mobsters, gossip mongers, wannabes, and determined transients—came into common touch and clash. Hard-Boiled Hollywood makes a speciality of the lives misplaced on the crossroads among a dreamed-of l. a. and the true factor after the second one international conflict, the place truth was once whatever yet glamorous."

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Download E-books Evil Women: Deadlier than the Male PDF

By John Marlowe

This is often the preferred Reference variation of the fully-illustrated e-book, ASIN: B008L0PR18.

Among the thirty-four circumstances coated are: Pamela clever, a volunteer at a highschool drug understanding application, who recommended her fifteen-year-old lover and his associates to kill her husband; Nancy Kissel, an expat American in Hong Kong, who served her funding banker husband a strawberry milkshake laced with medications, then clubbed him to loss of life with a statue; and Celeste Beard, whose husband was once disemboweled through her lesbian lover.

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Download E-books How to Hustle and Win, Part 2: Rap, Race, and Revolution PDF

By Supreme Understanding

The best way to Hustle and Win, half : Rap, Race and Revolution is the hugely expected follow-up to the bestseller how one can Hustle and Win: A Survival advisor for the Ghetto, half One. half maintains the place half One left off, and leads readers down a highway to empowerment, self-discovery, and private transformation. writer perfect knowing once more bargains an important collection of news, commentaries, and anecdotes illustrating beneficial lifestyles classes and suggestions to the issues encountered through city groups. Rap, Race and Revolution speaks the language of the streets, yet offers a special point of view on what it is going to take to actually switch the sport; if you are drawn to breaking from the group and discovering your calling in lifestyles, this e-book is what you would like. in addition to how one can Hustle and Win, half One, this e-book presents the solutions we must always all be trying to find. This e-book used to be formerly published less than the identify Rap, Race and Revolution: recommendations for Our fight. This revised version comprises a similar content material plus an addition sixteen pages.

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Download E-books Most Wanted: Pursuing Whitey Bulger, the Murderous Mob Chief the FBI Secretly Protected PDF

The riveting account of former head of Massachusetts nation Police Thomas J. Foley’s twenty-year pursuit of murderous Boston gangster Whitey Bulger, and of Foley’s key function in exposing the FBI’s security of Bulger’s felony empire.

June 23, 2011. the inside track of the infamous gangster Whitey Bulger’s capture—after 16 years at the FBI’s such a lot sought after list—swept the kingdom. Many breathed a sigh of reduction. yet for Thomas J. Foley, a former Massachusetts nation police colonel and the investigator who sparked Bulger’s flight from Boston, the instant used to be bittersweet. The FBI can have stuck Bulger, yet as Foley had painfully came upon virtually 20 years earlier than, they have been additionally accountable for his get away.

It has been recognized that Whitey Bulger used to be a mystery informant for the FBI, however it hasn't ever been revealed—until now—that the FBI used to be really actively holding Bulger from Foley, successfully derailing Foley’s efforts to forestall Bulger’s terrible crime sprees many times. At one aspect, the FBI even offered Foley with a plaque at a vacation occasion that learn “the so much Hated guy in legislation Enforcement,” a not-so-subtle advice that he and his workforce may still lay off their research.

Most sought after is a true-life mystery, and Foley is the hero at its heart. His investigative efforts ended in felony convictions of a half-dozen of Boston’s such a lot infamous thugs and likewise resulted in the conviction of John Connolly, one of many FBI brokers who abetted Bulger; Connolly is now serving a forty-year criminal sentence. during this e-book, Foley, a cop’s cop, in truth recounts how his wide-eyed admiration for the nation’s most sensible legislation enforcement business enterprise used to be steadily reworked by way of darkish realities he didn’t are looking to think.

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Download E-books Presumed Guilty: What the Jury Never Knew About Laci Peterson's Murder and Why Scott Peterson Should Not Be on Death Row PDF

Not anyone understands the tale in the back of the sensational headlines of the Scott Peterson homicide trial greater than safeguard legal professional Matt Dalton. for 6 immediately months after Peterson's arrest, Dalton used to be the defense's in basic terms full-time investigative lawyer at the case. in the course of that point, he lived in Modesto and investigated each component to the case, interviewing ratings of witnesses, reviewing greater than 35,000 pages of police files, and assembly virtually day-by-day with Scott Peterson in detention center.

What he has exposed will astound even the main educated observers of the Laci Peterson homicide case and problem the main deeply held ideals approximately what rather occurred to Laci Peterson on Christmas Eve, 2002.

This is the 1st booklet to move contained in the Peterson protection staff, and the single booklet to element the entire proof that the jury didn't pay attention -- facts that will have resulted in Scott Peterson's acquittal, and that might absolutely play a vital half in his pending appeals.

Among the revelations in Presumed responsible:

Reports from various witnesses who observed Laci Peterson alive and good the morning of December 24, after the police declare Scott Peterson had already killed her; none of them testified at trial

The tale of one other girl, 8 months pregnant, who was once confused by means of males the morning of December 24 simply 5 blocks from the Peterson domestic

The housebreaking that reportedly happened without delay around the road from the Peterson domestic at the morning of December 24, and the confessed burglars' questionable claims that the housebreaking occurred days later

Previously unreported info of the post-mortem experiences on Laci Peterson and her son, which forged robust doubts on key parts of the prosecution's case

The disappearances of six pregnant girls, as well as Laci, pronounced lacking and presumed lifeless inside 80 miles of Modesto among 1999 and 2002

Compelling, provocative, traumatic, Presumed to blame is the interesting tale of 1 lawyer's relentless efforts to discover the reality at the back of some of the most complicated and infamous homicide circumstances in American history.

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Download E-books Wages Of Sin PDF

By Suzy Spencer

Mysterious and unspeakable homicide. . .broken households and squandered desires. --Austin Chronicle

A Defiled Body

On January eleven, 1995, deputies outdoors Austin, Texas, came across a mutilated physique laid throughout a chilly campfire--head destroyed, fingers bring to an end, epidermis singed by means of hearth. In below 3 days, that they had the kill area: a small house, the place shy Christopher Hatton used to be shot at aspect clean diversity in his mattress.

The Stripper And The Loser

Stephanie Lynn Martin, regardless of her religious Southern Baptist upbringing, used to be reborn as a sultry stripper and calendar lady. William M. Busenburg used to be a handsome wannabe residing his personal lies. They got here jointly in an explosion of violence and intercourse. Then they made up our minds there has been just one factor lacking from their romance: homicide.

The Thrill Of The Kill

yet inside of days, they have been lower than arrest and savvy prosecutors discovered the gruesome fact at the back of the mindless slaughter of Busenburg's buddy. How twisted fantasies of homicide fueled the couple's lust and resulted in the unspeakable crime. and the way they either attempted to hide up their heinous deed. . .until they ultimately ran out of lies.

With sixteen Pages Of surprising Photos!

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Download E-books The Reporter Who Knew Too Much: The Mysterious Death of What's My Line TV Star and Media Icon Dorothy Kilgallen PDF

On November eight, 1965, hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts of What’s My Line? CBS tv famous person, Pulitzer Prize-nominated columnist and crack investigative reporter Dorothy Kilgallen have been stunned while she used to be stumbled on lifeless in her NYC townhouse. The post-mortem document concluded she accidently died of an “Acute Ethanol and Barbiturate Intoxication: conditions Undetermined.” 

regardless of an it seems that staged dying scene, no police research although buddies believed the brave media icon was once murdered. Afraid to talk out, they remained silent approximately Kilgallen, a proficient wordsmith who broke the “glass ceiling” through succeeding in a man’s world.
 
In The Reporter Who Knew Too Much, clean proof together with explosive never-before-seen videotaped interviews provides reasons to aid determine who could have silenced her, and why. Suspects contain arch-enemy Frank Sinatra, these threatened via her 18-month JFK assassination research, and a “mystery guy” attached to the Mafia who may need betrayed Kilgallen.
 
a real Renaissance lady, Kilgallen was once often called “The strongest Voice In America.” She as soon as wrote, “Justice is a huge rug; should you pull it out from less than one guy, loads of others fall too.” yet, as writer Mark Shaw finds during this precise crime, “whodunit” secret, Kilgallen used to be denied justice. earlier.

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