Before the Colorado Territory, this land was Jefferson Territory. Made up mostly of ranching and farming communities, early Jefferson County was the kind of place where only the stouthearted and downright crazy could survive. And with any settlement comes violence. It's true that Hollywood has embellished the history of the Wild West, but that doesn't mean it wasn't truly wild. From the "psychic" Italian mother who lured an elderly woman to her death to the violent end of the McQueary-Shaffer feud in the upper Platte region, local historian Carol Turner's Notorious Jefferson County offers readers a peek into some of the area's most famous and infamous murder cases of the frontier era.
In an absorbing narrative, the author reconstructs a young boy's murder and the ensuing storm of anti-Semitism that engulfed an otherwise peaceful Prussian town in 1900. Offering an instructive examination of hatred, bigotry, and mass hysteria, "The Butcher's Tale" is a modern parable that will be a classic for years to come.
In the tradition of "The Devil in the White City" comes a riveting recreation of one of the most infamous crimes of the 20th century--the scandalous Leopold-Loeb murder case that shocked Chicago. Photos throughout.
'Aussies do say "G'day." At all levels of friendship, all levels of formality and all levels of family familiarity. The first word between two lovers in the morning is "G'day." The other main greeting would have to be "G'day mate." The reason why this brief greeting has such universal acceptance is simple: it's the flies. The longer your mouth is open the more flies that can crawl in.' Xenophobia is an irrational fear of foreigners, probably justified, always understandable. Xenophobe's Guides - an irreverent look at the beliefs and foibles of nations, almost guaranteed to cure Xenophobia. Xenophobe's Motto - Forewarned is forearmed.
Thirty years ago, women in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, were being brutally raped and murdered. Not until 2007 would the truth come to light, when DNA evidence pointed the finger at Timothy Krajcir, who had pursued a degree in criminal justice and psychology alongside the very investigators who would later use those same criminal sciences to finally stop him. Original.
NOW IN PAPERBACK-- AS SEEN ON AMERICA'S MOST WANTED AND ANDERSON COOPER 360 The infamous Sonny Barger once declared that the Hells Angels would never be infiltrated. Running with the Devil chronicles the story of the ATF sting that proved him wrong and the two undercover agents who risked their lives in the process. For two years, the agents posed as members of a Mexican renegade motorcycle club, earning the trust and respect of the vicious Arizona Hells Angels. Their work led to the shocking 2003 bust in which ATF agents arrested fifty people and seized 650 guns, 30,000 rounds of ammunition, and more than 100 explosive items--including grenades and napalm. Writing in cooperation with ATF agents, most of whom remain undercover today, Kerrie Droban follows the perilous mission up through the ensuing court case and jail sentences. Along the way, she provides a startling--and unprecedented--expose on the treacherous inner workings of the Hells Angels brotherhood.
From true-crime legend and "New York Times"-bestselling author Rule comes the riveting story of Ronda Reynolds, a pioneering Washington State trooper who, by her estranged husband's account, committed suicide. However, Ronda's determined mother spent 11 years trying to prove the truth about her daughter's death. 「犯罪ノンフィクション」というジャンルを確立した第一人者アン・ルールの2010年作。夫と娘を持つある若き女性の死を巡る長き捜査の行方を描く。
Author Macilwee has conducted exhaustive research to portray the Victorian underworld in one of its most colorful periods, replete with Dickensian cutthroats, iron-hard detectives, pitched battles, and draconian punishments in this dark but compelling criminal history of England's toughest city.
ー From the first game wardens in the Everglades to present-day wildlife officers, law enforcement in the wild, untamed Everglades has kept pace with changing times ー Today's game wardens chase escaped convicts, keep survelliance on drug runners, and recover wreckage from plane crashes as well as arrest deer, turkey, and alligator poachers ー Meet the men and women who have dedicated their lives to protecting the wildlife and natural resources in the only Everglades on earth ー For anyone interested in law enforcement or the Everglades
A groundbreaking major bestseller in Italy, Gomorrah is Roberto Saviano's gripping nonfiction account of the decline of Naples under the rule of the Camorra, an organized crime network with a large international reach and stakes in construction, high fashion, illicit drugs, and toxic-waste disposal.
Twenty-five years after a young Peace Corps volunteer was murdered and her killer set free, Weiss unravels the truth behind what happened on the South Pacific island and why the government suppressed the case.