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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 25.99
In October of 2002, a series of sniper attacks paralyzed the Washington Beltway, turning normally placid gas stations, parking lots, restaurants, and school grounds into chaotic killing fields. After the spree, ten people were dead and several others wounded. The perpetrators were forty-one-year-old John Allen Muhammad and his seventeen-year-old protégé,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95
"Sam, could you do me a favor?" Thus begins a story that has now become part of America?s true crime hall of fame. It is a gory, grotesque tale befitting a Stephen King novel. It is also a David and Goliath saga?the story of a young lawyer fresh from the Public Defender?s Office whose first client in private practice turns out to be the worst... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
An exploration of how Edmund Perry, a 17 year old black honors student from Harlem, was killed soon after graduation by a young white plain clothes policeman in an alleged mugging attempt. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Addicus Books 2014; US$ 9.99
In 1958, nineteen-year-old Charles Starkweather gained notoriety as one of the nation's first spree killers. He murdered eleven people in Nebraska and Wyoming. After a week on the run, he was arrested, later convicted, and sentenced to die in the electric chair. Starkweather's girlfriend, Caril Fugate, fourteen, was with him throughout the murder... more...
- Indiana Historical Society Press 2013; US$ 9.95
For more than twenty years, Hoosier comic Red Skelton entertained millions of viewers who gathered around their television sets to delight in the antics of such notable characters as Freddie the Freeloader, Clem Kaddiddlehopper, Cauliflower McPugg, and Sheriff Deadeye. Noted film historian Wes D. Gehring examines the man behind the characters?someone... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 4.36
November 2005 marks the tenth anniversary of the conviction of Rose West, currently serving ten life sentences for her part in the Cromwell Street murders. This book tells for the first time the story from a police perspective. For ten years, the officer in charge of the investigation, Detective Superintendent John Bennett QPM, has refused to tell... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 21.00
In this brilliant history of Prohibition and its most notorious gangster, acclaimed biographer Laurence Bergreen takes us to the gritty streets of Chicago where Al Capone forged his sinister empire. Bergreen shows the seedy and glamorous sides of the age, the rise of Prohibition, the illicit liquor trade, the battlefield that was Chicago. Delving beyond... more...
- Ulysses Press 2011; US$ 14.95
HEINOUS MURDERS NIGHTMARISH CRIME SCENES THE KILLERS? OWN WORDS The Voices of Serial Killers provides blow-by-blow accounts of the killers? ruthless actions, and then goes even further to let you hear their own words. Wayne Adam Ford , who went on an uncontrollable spree of raping and dismembering prostitutes before turning himself in with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.99
Francesca Biagi-Chai?s book - a translation from the French of Le Cas Landru - tackles the issue of criminal responsibility in the case of serial killers, and other 'mad' people who are nonetheless deemed to be answerable before the law. The author, a Lacanian psychoanalyst and senior psychiatrist in France, with extensive experience working in institutional... more...