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Download E-books The Good-Bye Door: The Incredible True Story of America's First Female Serial Killer to Die in the Chair (True Crime) PDF

By Diana Britt Franklin

Nicknamed the Blonde Borgia, Anna Marie Hahn used to be a cold-blooded serial killer who preyed at the aged in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine district within the Thirties. whilst the country of Ohio strapped its first girl into the electrical chair, Hahn won a spot within the annals of crime because the nation's first girl serial killer to be finished within the chair. informed the following for the 1st time in riveting aspect is Anna Marie's gripping tale, a virtually incredible story of a number of murders, deceit, and greed. Born in Bavaria in 1906, Anna Marie introduced disgrace to her pious relations whilst, as undefined, she gave delivery to an illegitimate son, Oscar. She used to be shipped off to the US in 1929 the place she at the beginning lived with aged family members in Cincinnati. A yr later, she married Philip Hahn, a Western Union telegrapher, with whom she got a brand new apartment and opened a delicatessen/bakery. Pressed economically by way of the good melancholy, the ever-resourceful, Anna Marie came upon alternative ways to get the cash to help her passionate pasttime - making a bet on horses. She attempted burning down the home, then the deli, for the assurance; and she or he attempted killing her husband, additionally for the coverage. lifestyles reductions sooner than feeding them arsenic with lethal effects. For weeks, her Cincinnati trial for the best mass homicide within the background of the rustic used to be a front-page sensation around the state. 1000 or extra interest seekers got here day-by-day to the court-house to attempt to get only a glimpse of her. approximately a hundred witnesses gave damning testimony opposed to her, and the jury's to blame verdict positioned her at the route to the electrical chair. eventually, after a yr, all appeals have been exhausted, and Anna Marie, age 32, was once completed on December 7, 1938, on the nation penal complex in Columbus. actual crime buffs, historians, lawyers, and others looking a unprecedented tale will locate The see you later Door a compelling addition to actual crime literature.

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Download E-books Lives Of Crime PDF

The interior scoop at the Gangland murders... and different Australian real crime tales. precise crime with a twist. this is the felony underground at paintings: gangland warriors, serial killers, drug buyers and thieves. Melbourne gangland figures Mick Gatto and Andrew 'Benji' Veniamin and their ultimate, deadly come upon; Peter Dupas, the nerdish-looking serial killer who makes your epidermis move slowly; in addition to different, lesser-known names - sex-killer Derek Percy who haunted a misplaced little boy to his demise; the guy of God who broke the 8th commandment; the murders in the back of the notorious Arnott's poisoned biscuit extortion. there also are these whose lives straddle either side of the legislations: homicide barristers; backstreet burglars and back-block magistrates; murder detectives and neighborhood police who move the place the worst occurs; pensioners who thrive at the theatre of the court; the psychologist who seems into the minds of mass murderers; and intercourse staff, from streetwalkers, scholar strippers and fetish versions to whip-wielding dominatrixes. Award-winning crime newshounds Gary tippet and Ian Munro, authors of Writing on Gravestones, carry you a set of vintage precise crime tales, instructed with perception, sensitivity and empathy - and a touch of humour.

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Download E-books Billington: Victorian Executioner PDF

By Alison Bruce

This is the 1st absolutely accomplished biography at the hangman James Billington, a former pub entertainer and barber who secured the publish of executioner for London and the house Counties. The reader is brought to the true Billington, illuminating the darkish aspect of a guy who held the mandate to kill. 3 of his sons in his footsteps and jointly the kin have been answerable for 218 executions in nice Britain among 1884 and 1905. The tales at the back of all of Billington’s executions also are included.

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Download E-books Treatment of High-Risk Sexual Offenders: An Integrated Approach PDF

Treatment of High-Risk Sexual Offenders addresses concrete administration concepts, from preliminary consumption to group therapy courses, and describes a close application for prime danger offenders which has been built, verified and sophisticated for over 15 years.

  • Provides an intensive overview of latest concept and study with regards to complicated, tough populations, and interprets it right into a finished approach of evaluation and remedy for prime probability sexual offenders
  • Offers targeted assurance of environment and employees requisites, the significance of the healing alliance, and the way to stability person treatment with workforce parts that allows you to strengthen social and self-management skills
  • Builds at the precept of integrative care, drawing at the tested Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) version for criminal evaluation and rehabilitation yet including new elements of CBT and motivational interviewing
  • Includes an entire evaluation battery and techniques for dealing with severe psychological sickness and comorbidity

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Download E-books Judgment Ridge: The True Story Behind the Dartmouth Murders PDF

By Dick Lehr, Mitchell Zuckoff

A riveting research of the brutal murders of 2 Dartmouth professors –– a e-book that, like In chilly Blood, finds the chilling fact at the back of a homicide that captivated the nation.

On a chilly evening in January 2001, the idyllic neighborhood of Dartmouth collage used to be shattered through the invention that of its such a lot loved professors have been hacked to loss of life of their own residence. Investigators searched helplessly for clues linking the sufferers, part and Susanne Zantop, to their assassin or murderers. a couple of weeks later, around the river, within the city of Chelsea, Vermont, police automobiles have been noticed in entrance of the home of highschool senior Robert Tulloch. The police had come to query Tulloch and his ally, Jim Parker. quickly , the city stumbled on the incomprehensible truth that Tulloch and Parker, of Chelsea's brightest and most well liked sons, have been now fugitives, sought after for the murders of part and Susanne Zantop.

Authors Mitchell Zuckoff and Dick Lehr supply a brilliant explication of a homicide that captivated the kingdom, in addition to dramatic revelations in regards to the forces that grew to become well known childrens into killers. Judgement Ridge conveys a deep appreciation for the lives (and the devastating loss) of part and Susanne Zantop, whereas additionally offering a transparent portrait of the killers, their households, and their neighborhood –and, possibly, a caution to any mum or dad approximately what evil may possibly lurk within the hearts of boys.

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Download E-books Jack the Ripper: The Forgotten Victims PDF

By Paul Begg

The variety of girls murdered and mutilated by way of Jack the Ripper is very unlikely to grasp, even though such a lot researchers now agree on 5 contributors. those 5 canonical situations were tested at size in Ripper literature, yet different modern murders and assaults bearing robust resemblance to the grotesque Ripper slayings have bought scant cognizance. those unsolved circumstances are the focal point of this fascinating book.
 
the amount devotes separate chapters to a dozen lady sufferers who have been attacked in the course of the years of Jack the Ripper’s homicide spree. Their bad stories—a few survived to endure witness, yet such a lot died in their wounds—illuminate key elements of the Ripper case and the interval: the gangs of London’s Whitechapel district, Victorian prostitutes, the general public panic encouraged through the crimes and fueled by means of reporters, scientific practices of the day, police systems and competency, and the possible lifestyles of alternative serial killers. The booklet additionally considers crimes at first attributed to Jack the Ripper in different elements of england and the area, significantly big apple, Jamaica, and Nicaragua. In a last bankruptcy, the force to discover the identification of the Ripper is tested, taking a look at modern and later suspects in addition to a number of very important theories, revealing the lengths to which a few have long gone to assert luck in deciding on Jack the Ripper.

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Download E-books Blowing Up Russia: The Secret Plot to Bring Back KGB Terror PDF

By Yuri Felshtinsky

Blowing Up Russia comprises the allegations of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko opposed to his former spymasters in Moscow which ended in his being murdered in London in November 2006. within the ebook he and historian Yuri Felshtinsky aspect how due to the fact 1999 the Russian mystery provider has been hatching a plot to come back to the phobia that used to be the hallmark of the KGB. Vividly written and according to Litvinenko's two decades of insider wisdom of Russian undercover agent campaigns, Blowing Up Russia describes how the successor of the KGB fabricated terrorist assaults and introduced a conflict. Writing approximately Litvinenko, the surviving co-author recounts how the banning of the booklet in Russia resulted in 3 past deaths.

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Download E-books Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in and around Halifax PDF

By Stephen Wade

Calderdale has long gone down within the annals of crime in England because the birthplace of Christie of Rillington position, and because the hang-out of the Yorkshire Ripper. yet there's even more within the legal heritage of the Halifax quarter to curiosity the reader with a flavor for real crime. As a city with a transferring inhabitants of labour for the hot turbines of the economic Revolution, Halifax within the 19th century used to be a spotlight for city affliction and lawbreaking. This e-book tells the various stories from this era of social historical past, and from prior instances, whilst feuds and brutal punishment for crime have been the order of the day.

Here are the money owed of murders in the relations, but in addition unhappy suicides and tragic attacks, public riots and violent vendettas. each northern city has its darkunderbelly underneath the obvious civic development and advertisement achievements Halifax and the cluster of cities close by have had lots of this nasty facet of heritage, and those pages recount the most heinous and cruel crimes recorded among the anarchy of the center a long time and the darkish 20th century. the writer, a graduate of Leeds college, is a social historian with a different curiosity within the chronicles of legislations and crime within the north. He has been a lecturer on the collage of Huddersfield and has edited a couple of books on literature and heritage with a nearby context. he's at present engaged on Unsolved Yorkshire Murders, additionally released via Wharncliffe Books. he's making plans to coach a direction at the writing of crime in neighborhood historical past on the collage of Nottingham.

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Download E-books The Paranoid Apocalypse: A Hundred-Year Retrospective on The Protocols of the Elders of Zion (Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies Series) PDF

The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, first released in Russia round 1905, claimed to be the captured mystery protocols from the 1st Zionist Congress in Basel in 1897 describing a plan by way of the Jewish humans to accomplish worldwide domination. whereas the rfile has been confirmed to be pretend, a lot of it plagiarized from satirical anti-Semitic texts, it had a massive effect all through Europe in the course of the first half the twentieth century, fairly in Germany. After global battle II, the textual content used to be extra denounced. someone who talked about it as a real record used to be obvious as an ignorant hate-monger.

Yet there's ample facts that The Protocols is resurfacing in lots of areas. The Paranoid Apocalypse re-examines the text’s attractiveness, investigating why it has endured, in addition to better questions about the good fortune of conspiracy theories even within the face of claims that they're blatantly counterfactual and irrational. It considers the medieval pre-history of The Protocols, the stipulations of its luck within the period of early twentieth-century secular modernity, and its post-Holocaust avatars, from the Muslim international to Walmart and Left-wing anti-American radicalism. members argue that the main to The Protocols’ durability is an apocalyptic paranoia that lays the basis not just for the myth’s attractiveness, yet for its implementation as a motor vehicle for genocide and different brutal acts. 

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Download E-books The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron PDF

By Peter Elkind

The tenth-anniversary version of the definitive account of the Enron scandal, up to date with a brand new chapter
 
The Enron scandal introduced down essentially the most favorite businesses of the Nineties. numerous books and articles have been written approximately it, yet merely The Smartest men within the Room holds up a decade later because the definitive narrative. For this 10th anniversary variation, McLean and Elkind have revisited the autumn of Enron and its aftermath, in a brand new bankruptcy that asks why Enron nonetheless issues. additionally they show the fates of the major avid gamers within the scandal.

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