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Mord in Wien: Wahre Kriminalfälle (HAYMON TASCHENBUCH) by Helga Schimmer

By Helga Schimmer

Der einzig wahre Wien-Krimi!
Die Wiener Würgerin, die Frau mit dem Fleischwolf, der Rächer von Stein und der Gerichtsmediziner als Mörder: Die spektakulärsten, schauerlichsten und skurrilsten Kriminalgeschichten Wiens hat das wahre Leben geschrieben.
Packend und kenntnisreich erzählt Helga Schimmer von Verbrechen, die sich tatsächlich zugetragen haben vom Haus des Grauens in der Augustinerstraße, in dem die Gräfin Báthory junge Mädchen folterte, bis hin zu aufsehenerregenden Kriminalfällen der Gegenwart. Sie berichtet von genialen Ermittlern, überraschenden Geständnissen, kaltblütigen Mördern und vom quick perfekten Verbrechen.
Eine Pflichtlektüre für all jene, die schon immer die dunkle Seite Wiens kennenlernen wollten.

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Murder for Hire by Yvonne Park

By Yvonne Park

homicide for rent (My Brother's tale) - a real tale regarding a love triangle resulting in a freelance homicide for rent as a 32 yr previous, (Ronald L. Fisher, often called "Big Ron"), younger and entire of lifestyles guy simply beginning his existence. "On that (fateful) morning he was once driving his motorbike, whilst, from at the back of him - he was once shot and killed from a blast of a shotgun". the tale tells from starting to finish how this research unfolds - little facts first of all, the various hours spent interrogating witnesses, the arrests, the rigors, the appeals and the ups and downs the kinfolk needed to undergo looking for closure - years and years ahead of this ever happened.

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Murder in Carlisle's East End: Unintended Consequences (True by Paul D. Hoch

By Paul D. Hoch

On July 12, 1926, Frances Bowermaster McBride, a forty-year-old divorcee, referred to as off her affair with twenty-seven-year-old Norman Morrison. pushed right into a rage, Morrison tracked Frances to her domestic in Carlisle's East finish, the place she sat at the porch together with her three-year-old daughter, Georgia, on her lap. Morrison shot and killed Frances sooner than turning the pistol on himself. Morrison lived yet used to be blinded. younger Georgia fell to the pavement unhurt. finally status trial, Morrison used to be convicted of first-degree homicide. Historian Paul D. Hoch is going past the conviction as he lines the later lives of Morrison and Georgia McBride as she got here of age in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Hoch spins a story of homicide, perseverance and, eventually, redemption.

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The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down by Laurence Leamer

By Laurence Leamer

The New York Times bestselling writer of The Kennedy Women chronicles the strong and spellbinding real tale of a brutal race-based killing in 1981 and next trials that undid some of the most pernicious firms in American history—the Ku Klux Klan.

On a Friday evening in March 1981 Henry Hays and James Knowles scoured the streets of cellular of their motor vehicle, looking for a black guy. The younger males have been contributors of Klavern 900 of the United Klans of the USA. They have been trying to retaliate after a principally black jury couldn't achieve a verdict in a tribulation concerning a black guy accused of the homicide of a white guy. the 2 Klansmen came upon nineteen-year-old Michael Donald strolling domestic by myself. Hays and Knowles kidnapped him, beat him, minimize his throat, and left his physique putting from a tree department in a racially combined residential neighborhood.

Arrested, charged, and convicted, Hays used to be sentenced to death—the first time in additional than part a century that the nation of Alabama sentenced a white guy to dying for killing a black guy. On behalf of Michael’s grieving mom, Morris Dees, the mythical civil rights legal professional and cofounder of the Southern Poverty legislation middle, filed a civil swimsuit opposed to the contributors of the neighborhood Klan unit concerned and the UKA, the biggest Klan association. Charging them with conspiracy, Dees placed the Klan on trial, leading to a verdict that might point a dangerous blow to its organization.

Based on quite a few interviews and huge archival research, The Lynching brings to existence dramatic trials, within which the Alabama Klan’s factors and philosophy have been uncovered for the evil they characterize. as well as telling a gripping and consequential tale, Laurence Leamer chronicles the KKK and its actions within the moment part the 20th century, and illuminates its lingering impression on race kinfolk in the United States today.

The Lynching includes 16 pages of black-and-white photographs.

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Cincinnati's Savage Seamstress: The Shocking Edythe Klumpp by Richard O Jones

By Richard O Jones

On a chilly, drizzly fall afternoon in 1958, a trio of duck hunters came upon the charred is still of Cincinnati resident Louise Bergen. while investigators realized that her estranged husband was once residing with an older divorcee, Edythe Klumpp, they wasted no time in wondering her. whilst she failed a lie detector try, Edythe spilled out a confession. even though it didn't healthy the actual facts, she used to be came across responsible and sentenced to loss of life within the electrical chair. Governor Michael V. DiSalle positioned his political profession at the line to save lots of Edythe from the dying penalty, individually interviewing the prisoner whereas she used to be less than the impact of "truth serum." yet was once it the reality? Richard O Jones separates the evidence from the fiction during this entire booklet concerning the Klumpp murder.

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El crimen de León (Actualidad) (Spanish Edition) by Ángela Domínguez,Isabel Bajo

By Ángela Domínguez,Isabel Bajo

Los 250 pasos hacia l. a. muerte de Isabel Carrasco

Un crimen casi inexplicable se perpetraba en l. a. tarde del 12 de mayo de 2014 en León. l. a. conmoción del asesinato de Isabel Carrasco Lorenzo sacudía España, paralizaba una campaña electoral y provocaba un «aquelarre» inaudito en web. Este libro trepidante recorre los 250 pasos que su víctima, l. a. presidenta de l. a. Diputación leonesa, daría al encuentro de su propia muerte. Una mujer, más temida que amada, abatida por otra mujer.

A lo largo de estas páginas se van desgranando escenas que pretenden descubrir el lado oscuro de l. a. ambición que anida en algunas personas de l. a. buena sociedad, el afán de venganza por supuestas traiciones, el corrupto ambiente político y financiero que envolvía las guerras libradas por los poderosos del lugar, las sombras de una investigación judicial compleja, el coraje de un hombre convertido en héroe por el azar, los angeles detención de Montserrat y Triana ˗madre e hija, artífices de una alianza perversa y un plan frío y calculado˗, el indescifrable papel de l. a. otra imputada, l. a. policía Raquel, y el análisis psiquiátrico y criminológico de un caso insólito, un complot de maldad que no siempre implica locura.

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The Texarkana Moonlight Murders: The Unsolved Case of the by Michael Newton

By Michael Newton

In 1946, years ahead of the word “serial homicide” used to be coined, a masked killer terrorized the city of Texarkana at the Texas-Arkansas border. extraordinary 5 occasions inside a ten-week interval, consistently at evening, the prowler claimed six lives and left 3 different sufferers wounded. Survivors instructed police that their assailant used to be a guy, yet may offer little else. a neighborhood newspaper dubbed him the Phantom Killer, and it caught. different newshounds known as the faceless predator the “Moonlight Murderer,” even though the lunar cycle had not anything to do with the crimes.
Texarkana’s phantom used to be no longer America’s first serial slayer; he definitely was once no longer the worst, both in physique count number or sheer brutality. yet he has left a red mark on heritage as a kind of who obtained away. just like the elusive Axeman of latest Orleans, Cleveland’s Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run, and San Francisco’s Zodiac Killer, the Phantom Killer left a haunting secret at the back of. this is often the definitive tale of that mystery.

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Love and Greed in the Heartland: The Richmond Hill Murders by Robert L. Snow,Russ McQuaid

By Robert L. Snow,Russ McQuaid

Love and Greed within the Heartland is the tale of an coverage fraud scheme long past fatally fallacious. On one evening in Richmond Hill, what was once intended to be a small hearth mushroomed right into a significant explosion and the biggest murder research in Indiana’s historical past.

With persistence and meticulous recognition to element, former police captain and Commander of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department’s murder department, Robert L. Snow, and award-winning investigative reporter Russ McQuaid lay naked the main points of the crime scene and tune the case throughout the eventual prosecution of the defendants. the 1st whole account of the infamous Richmond Hill murders in print, Love and Greed within the Heartland is an account of what occurred while a tempestuous and determined love coupled with arson and homicide, and the way cautious detective paintings unraveled it all.

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