Revised and updated, this ebook also includes photos and a new epilogue by the author. Even more appalling, while the injuries were real, Stuart’s story was a hoax: He was the true killer. In an account that “builds and grips like a novel” kirkus reviews, New York Times journalist Joe Sharkey delivers “a picture of a man consumed by naked ambition, unwilling to let anyone or anything get in his way” Library Journal.
Deadly Greed: The Riveting True Story of the Stuart Murder Case #ad - From the author of above suspicion: the “riveting” true story of Charles Stuart, who murdered his pregnant wife and pinned the crime on a black man in 1980s Boston Kirkus Reviews. The attack incited a furor during a time of heightened racial tension in the community. Stuart’s deception would only be exposed after a shocking revelation from his brother and, his suicide, finally, when he jumped into the freezing waters of the Mystic River.
On october 23, 1989, affluent businessman charles stuart made a frantic 911 call from his car to report that he and his seven-months-pregnant wife, Carol, a lawyer, had been robbed and shot by a black male in the Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston.
Death Sentence: The Inside Story of the John List MurdersOpen Road Media #ad - Chronicling list’s life before and after the grisly crime, death Sentence exposes the truth about the accountant-turned-killer, his years as a fugitive with a new name—and a new wife—his eventual arrest, including his revealing letter to his pastor, and the details of his high-profile trial. Then he vanished and started over as Robert P.
Until 1971, life was good for mild-mannered accountant John List. Raised by his lutheran father to believe success meant being a good provider, List saw himself as an utter failure. Straining under financial burdens, the stress of hiding his unemployment, as well as the fear that the free-spirited 1970s would corrupt the souls of his children, List came to a shattering conclusion.
Death Sentence: The Inside Story of the John List Murders #ad - He was vice president of a jersey city bank and had moved his mother, and three teenage children into a nineteen-room home in Westfield, wife, New Jersey. So eventually i got to the point where I felt that I could kill them. Revised and updated, this ebook also includes photos. Clark. Hopefully they would go to heaven, and then maybe I would have a chance to later confess my sins to God and get forgiveness.
List methodically shot his entire family in their home, managing to conceal the deaths for weeks with a carefully orchestrated plan of deception. .
Above Suspicion: An Undercover FBI Agent, an Illicit Affair, and a Murder of PassionOpen Road Media #ad - Tormented by a year of guilt and deception, Putnam finally led authorities to Smith’s remains. But when he ended the affair, she waged a campaign of vengeance that threatened to destroy him. This is the story of what happened before, during, and after his startling confession—an account that “should take its place on the dark shelf of the best American true crime” Newsday.
But when one informant fell in love with him, passion and duty would collide with tragic results. Though he had everything necessary to get away with murder—a spotless reputation, a victim with multiple enemies, and the protection of the bureau’s impenetrable shield—his conscience wouldn’t allow it.
She was also a drug user sometimes described as a con artist, thief, and professional liar. The “expertly told” true story of an fbi agent’s affair that leads to murder in Kentucky coal country—soon to be a major motion picture starring Emilia Clarke Publishers Weekly. A coal miner’s daughter, Susan Smith was a young, attractive, struggling single mother.
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As a rising star in the bureau, however, Putnam soon was cultivating paid informants and busting drug rings and bank robbers.
Murder on Birchleaf Drive: The True Story of the Michelle Young Murder CaseBlack Lyon Publishing, LLC #ad - Of a meddlesome new York mother-in-law whose running critique left Jason frustrated and angry. Cheshire, v, criminal defense attorney whose successful representation of Duke University lacrosse players falsely accused of sexual assault received national acclaim“Steve Epstein’s debut effort is an outstanding achievement in true crime writing.
. This is a must-read for anyone interested in seeing our criminal justice system at work. Hon. Of a marriage crumbling at its foundation. Barbara jackson, associate justice, 2011-2019; judge, north carolina court of appeals, North Carolina Supreme Court, 2005-2011“This fascinating and well-told story of a North Carolina murder and the trials that followed has more twists and turns than the road to Murphy .
Murder on Birchleaf Drive: The True Story of the Michelle Young Murder Case #ad - . I enjoyed the daylights out of it. Hon. Spaulding, forensic psychiatrist and associate consulting professor of psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University“An amazing first book, by a talented new author, MURDER ON BIRCHLEAF DRIVE drops the reader into the complex web and dark beauty of the criminal justice system.
Epstein skillfully recounts a chilling tale of human emotion, betrayal, and calculated murder. Joseph B.
MISSING ... AND PRESUMED DEADWildBlue Press #ad - The disappearance of the beautiful, betrayal, sexual obsession, vivacious hostess at a popular Myrtle Beach, South Carolina restaurant made international headlines and triggered a sweeping high-stakes investigation that exposed a twisted web of deception, police corruption and revenge. But heather's body was never located.
A series of sensational trials involving a handsome restaurant coworker and his Disneyland-obsessed wife resulted in shocking verdicts – but no body – as her family desperately sought closure and fought for justice, and a resort town struggled to regain calm. Read this latest gripping true crime from the bestselling author of BETTER OFF DEAD.
MISSING ... AND PRESUMED DEAD #ad - On a cold southern night in 2013 under a full moon, 20-year-old Heather Elvis parked her car at a boat ramp along the Intracoastal Waterway and was never seen again.
Alice & Gerald: A Homicidal Love StoryPrometheus #ad - The appalling details are made even more vivid by the author's familiarity with the Wyoming times and places that formed the backdrop of his national bestseller The Darkest Night. After alice, a desperate young mother in a gritty Wyoming boomtown, kills her husband in 1974 and dumps his body where it will never be found, she slips away and starts a new life with a new love.
Would you kill for love? true-crime master ron franscell tells the grisly story of a loving couple who killed at least four, and lived happily ever after--while cops desperately tried for decades to piece together a petrifying tale of murder and secrets. But when her new love's ex-wife and two kids start demanding more of him, Alice delivers an ultimatum: Fix the problem or lose her forever.
Alice & Gerald: A Homicidal Love Story #ad - . That is, until 2013, almost forty years later, when somebody finds a dead man's skeleton in a place where Alice thought he'd never be found. Featuring a femme fatale whose manipulative, cold-blooded character rivals Lady Macbeth, this page-turner by bestselling true-crime author Ron Franscell revisits a shocking cold case that was finally solved just when the murderers thought they'd never be caught.
With alice's help, he "fixes" the problem in an extraordinarily ghastly way. And they live happily ever after.
In Plain Sight: The Kaufman County Prosecutor MurdersWilliam Morrow #ad - Executioner. Jury. Eight shots fired a block from the Kaufman County Courthouse. Two months later, a massacre. Death rang their doorbell and filled the air with the rat-a-tat-tat of an assault weapon discharging round after round into their bodies. Eric williams and his wife, Kim, celebrated the murders with grilled steaks.
His intention? to keep killing, until someone found a way to stop him. . Their crimes covered front pages around the world, many saying the killer placed a target square on the back of law enforcement. Williams planned to exact revenge on all those who had wronged him, one at a time. On a cold january morning, the killer executed Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse in broad daylight.
In Plain Sight: The Kaufman County Prosecutor Murders #ad - The day before Easter, the couple slept. Bunnies, eggs, a flower centerpiece gracing the table. Throughout the spring of 2013, Williams sowed terror through a small Texas town, and a quest for vengeance turned to deadly obsession. Judge.
Where Monsters Hide: Sex, Murder, and Madness in the MidwestKensington Books #ad - In october 2014, local michigan police chief Laura Frizzo faced a perplexing missing-person case. It was not like chris Regan, a devoted father and dependable employee, to take off without explanation. Friends and family rallied around the grieving Kelly. When frizzo learned chris was having an affair with Kelly Cochran, suspicion fell on Kelly’s hulking husband, a married co-worker, Jason.
Soon after that the Cochrans abruptly moved to Indiana. Veteran investigative journalist M. William phelps expertly reveals Kelly Cochran’s staggering saga of murder, revenge, and payback. Phelps is the Harlan Coben of real-life thrillers. Allison brennan “Anything by Phelps is an eye-opening experience.
Where Monsters Hide: Sex, Murder, and Madness in the Midwest #ad - Suspense magazine“Master of true crime. Real crime magazine. Detectives tried to put Kelly’s past into focus. But when the coroner ruled Jason’s death a homicide, no one reacted more bizarrely than his widow. An unexplained disappearance spirals into an unrelenting murder mystery. Sixteen months later, Jason Cochran died from a drug overdose.
But the horrific truth was hidden under a near-perfect patchwork of lies.
Charmer: A Ladies Man and His Victims#ad - The drinks, dancing, and deejays--the group pad where George lived with an adoring coterie of feckless college kids--Olsen gives us the quirky details that make the murderer's well-hidden rage and misogyny all the more shocking. As the new york times wrote, charmer mesmerizes us with the sense of watching real life, "Like fine cinema verité, unaugmented, move before our eyes.
". He became a small-time burglar and an accomplished liar--a wisecracking "smoothy" who pretended to be an undercover detective. George made lots of friends, especially within a subculture of giggly young white women who partied endlessly in upscale Seattle clubs during 1989-90 This is the story of george, an african american who grew up in a Caucasian suburb of Seattle, where his unaffectionate mother and racial isolation led him to develop an effervescent personality in order to get along.
Charmer: A Ladies Man and His Victims #ad - And he murdered three of them, bizarrely mutilating and "staging" their bodies.
Richie: A Father, His Son, and the Ultimate American TragedyOpen Road Media #ad - A tragedy of shakespearean proportions, the devastating account of George and Carol Diener’s nightmare was adapted into The Death of Richie, Eileen Brennan, a television movie starring Ben Gazzara, and Robby Benson as Richie. He started smoking marijuana, shoplifting, and hanging out with drug dealers, and was soon arrested for assault and expelled from school.
But in february 1972, an unthinkable tragedy occurred in the basement of their Nassau County residence, shattering their hopes and dreams forever. But at fifteen, the boy fell into a devastating downward spiral. The “powerful and moving” true story of a Long Island family torn apart by drugs, violence, and the unbridgeable divide between generations Kirkus Reviews.
Richie: A Father, His Son, and the Ultimate American Tragedy #ad - George and carol doted on their shy eldest son, Richie. George diener, and his wife, had old-fashioned values and ordinary aspirations: a home, World War II veteran and traveling salesman, Carol, a family, the pleasure of watching their two sons grow up. Then, richie came at his father with a steak knife and a suicidal cry of “shoot!” edgar award–winning author Thomas Thompson delivers a “scary, one winter evening, bohemian and conservative, harrowing” account of a turbulent era in American history when the gulf between young and old, felt wider and more dangerous than ever before The New York Times Book Review.
. The boy george and Carol knew was long gone. By the time his parents sought psychiatric counseling for their son, Richie was addicted to barbiturates and given to violent outbursts and threats.
Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the SuburbsOpen Road Media #ad - On a hot summer day in 1980, the secret passions and jealousies that linked Candy and Betty exploded into murderous rage. Candy montgomery and betty gore had a lot in common: They sang together in the Methodist church choir, their daughters were best friends, and their husbands had good jobs working for technology companies in the north Dallas suburbs known as Silicon Prairie.
But the bizarre and terrible act of violence that occurred in Betty’s utility room that morning was all too real. Based on exclusive interviews with the montgomery gore and families, Evidence of Love is the riveting account of a gruesome tragedy and the trial that made national headlines when the defendant entered the most unexpected of pleas: not guilty by reason of self-defense Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs #ad - Edgar award finalist: the “sensational” true story of two desperate housewives and the killing that shocked a Texas community Los Angeles Times Book Review. What happened next is usually the stuff of fiction. Adapted into the emmy and golden globe award–winning television movie A Killing in a Small Town, this chilling tale of sin and savagery will “fascinate true crime aficionados” Kirkus Reviews.
. But beneath the placid surface of their seemingly perfect lives, both women simmered with unspoken frustrations and unanswered desires.