Download Mountain Madness: A True Story of Murder, Guilt, & Innocence by Jimmy Dale Taylor,Donald G. Bross PDF

By Jimmy Dale Taylor,Donald G. Bross

When the police in Oklahoma arrested her husband, Jimmy, on a cost of first measure homicide, Jeannie Taylor used to be definite they'd the incorrect guy. not just had they been jointly for seventeen years, yet that they had 3 children.

However, one's previous isn't a long way in the back of, nor can historical past ever be erased. regrettably for Jimmy Taylor, he realized that the not easy method. Deputies from Oregon had his fingerprints, discovered atop lifeless Indian Mountain close to Glenn actual Clark's useless physique. It mattered now not that the crime used to be 21 years previous. inside days, the lifestyles Jimmy had labored so challenging to accomplish was once shattered as he used to be whisked away to a jail in Oregon to face trial for murder.

What occurred at the unusual, darkish evening such a lot of years prior to, whilst a fine looking hitchhiker was once virtually raped and killed - and a guy died - is instructed during this riveting suspense mystery. Mountain insanity is set sturdy and evil, fact and falsehood, guilt and innocence. it's also in regards to the love of a guy and a girl who're stripped of all yet their trust in one another. And that by no means wavers.

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Download Great American Crime Stories: Lyons Press Classics by Bill Bowers PDF

By Bill Bowers

A chilling, exciting selection of actual American crimes, long-forgotten and legendary

The Bloody Benders kin . . . The Black Hand of recent Orleans . . . The Crimes of Butch Cassidy’s Wild Bunch . . . The Mountain Meadows bloodbath in Utah . . . Rachel Wall, lady Pirate and The final lady to be Hanged in Massachusetts . . . Dr. Valorous Coolidge, who played the post-mortem at the guy He Murdered . . . or even against the law chronicled by means of President Abraham Lincoln. This legal choice of Lyons Press American Classics promises the murderous, thieving, and differently nefarious acts we adore to learn about—all from our deep historical past and in a publication that makes an excellent gift as a part of Lyons’s notable Americana library.

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Download Gender and Justice: Violence, Intimacy, and Community in by Eliza Earle Ferguson PDF

By Eliza Earle Ferguson

Historian Eliza Earle Ferguson's meticulously researched research of household violence one of the operating type in France uncovers the intimate information of lifestyle and the complicated workings of courtroom complaints in fin-de-siècle Paris.

With detective-like equipment, Ferguson pores via 1000's of court docket documents to appreciate why such a lot of perpetrators of violent crime have been totally acquitted. She unearths that courtroom verdicts relied on neighborhood criteria for violence among undefined. Her seek uncovers voluminous testimony from witnesses, defendants, and sufferers documenting the conflicts and connections between women and men who struggled to stability love, wish, and financial want of their relationships.

Ferguson's certain research of those situations permits her to reconstruct the social, cultural, and criminal stipulations within which they happened. Her ethnographic method deals exceptional perception into the day-by-day lives of nineteenth-century Parisians, revealing how they selected their companions, what they fought approximately, and what drove them to violence. of their battles over cash and intercourse, have been in influence checking out, stretching, and imposing gender roles.

Gender and Justice will curiosity social and criminal historians for its clarification of the way the operating classification of fin-de-siècle Paris went approximately their lives and navigated the judicial method. Gender experiences students will locate Ferguson's research of the development of gender quite trenchant.

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Download Show Business Homicides: An Encyclopedia, 1908–2009 by David K. Frasier PDF

By David K. Frasier

A spouse quantity to the author’s Suicide within the leisure undefined: An Encyclopedia of 840 20th Century Cases (2002), this reference paintings chronicles 298 instances of what could be largely outlined as “celebrity” homicides from the early 20th century onward. circumstances are drawn from the geographical regions of movie, theatre, track, dance and different leisure fields. In every one example, the individual was once both the particular or suspected culprit or the sufferer of a murder.
incorporated are entries on such recognized personalities as movie comic Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, actress Sharon Tate, tune manufacturer Phil Spector, rap artist infamous B.I.G., and celebrity Michael Jackson. each one access covers the crime, its felony disposition, and the subject’s own history, comprehensively documented with notes and a separate bibliography.

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Download The Patriot by James Patterson PDF

By James Patterson

The world's preferred mystery author provides the definitive, by no means earlier than instructed account of the Aaron Hernandez case.

Everyone suggestion they knew Aaron Hernandez. He was once an NFL superstar who made the sport of yank soccer glance effortless. until eventually he grew to become the top suspect in a grotesque homicide. yet who used to be Aaron Hernandez, really?

Rich with in-depth, on-the-ground investigative reporting that offers readers a entrance row seat to Hernandez's tumultuous downward spiral, The Patriot finds the unvarnished fact at the back of the stricken superstar, with first-person bills and untold tales – from his place of birth of Bristol, Connecticut to his collage days in Gainesville, Florida to the hot England Patriots' NFL locker room the place he ascended to stardom, to the legal the place Hernandez spent his ultimate days.

Packed with the surprising info of a real crime masterpiece and the pacing of a suspenseful mystery, The Patriot solutions the questions that everybody is calling approximately Aaron Hernandez.

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Download Sylvia by Forrest Bowman PDF

By Forrest Bowman

In 1965 Forrest Bowman Jr. used to be advice for sixteen-year-old Coy Hubbard and thirteen-year-old John Baniszewski who, together with his mom, his seventeen-year-old and pregnant sister, Paula and fourteen-year-old Richard Hobbs have been charged with First measure homicide within the torture dying of sixteen-year-old Sylvia Likens.
The trial, which lasted a month, was once entrance web page information every day in Indianapolis and attracted media cognizance throughtout the rustic and infrequently internationally.
The case has been the topic of a film, a tv construction, a play and 3 books. this is often the 1st and in basic terms insider's account of what went on on the trial, either within the court and backstage from the point of view of protection counsel.

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Download Trapped with Ms. Arias: Part 1 of 3 From Getting the File to by Kirk Nurmi PDF

By Kirk Nurmi

most folks took an interest within the kingdom of Arizona v. Jodi Arias January 2, 2013, whilst starting statements have been introduced. over the years that curiosity grew to become a media sensation and a world-wide phenomenon. even if, as her lawyer i do know that what you observed at trial is barely a part of the tale. have you puzzled what occurred sooner than the trial begun, what it used to be prefer to take care of Ms. Arias while the cameras weren't rolling?
In this e-book I aspect for the reader what occurred prior to the case all started, what occurred prior to the cameras have been on. I aspect the issues that you just have no idea, issues that may describe my truth, the truth that i used to be "Trapped with Ms. Arias."

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Download Dr. Sam Sheppard on Trial: Prosecutors and Marilyn Sheppard by Jack DeSario,William Mason PDF

By Jack DeSario,William Mason

County Prosecutor William D. Mason and his staff of competitive attorneys set approximately engaging in an bold reinvestigation of the homicide of Marilyn Sheppard for the civil swimsuit introduced by way of son Sam Reese Sheppard, studying previous proof with new know-how, monitoring down leads and witnesses, and debunking numerous exchange theories and speculations. within the approach, the riddle of who murdered Marilyn Sheppard is responded as soon as and for all.

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