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Dead Men Do Tell Tales: The Strange and Fascinating Cases of a Forensic Anthropo

By: Maples, William

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MAIN STREET:

Seller ID: 0385479689

ISBN: 0385479689

Condition: USED


From a skeleton, a skull, a mere fragment of burnt thighbone, Dr. William Maples can deduce the age, gender, and ethnicity of a murder victim, the manner in which the person was dispatched, and, ultimately, the identity of the killer. In "Dead Men Do Tell Tales," Dr. Maples revisits his strangest, most interesting, and most horrific investigations, from the baffling cases of conquistador Francisco Pizarro and Vietnam MIAs to the mysterious deaths of President Zachary Taylor and the family of Czar Nicholas II. View more info

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News of a Kidnapping

By: Marquez, Gabriel Garcia

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 12/9/2011

Seller ID: 9780375400513

ISBN: 0375400516

Condition: USED


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Big Con, The Story of the Confidence Man

By: Maurer, David W.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: ANCHOR: 8/16/2013

Seller ID: 9780385495387

ISBN: 0385495382

Condition: USED


"Of all the grifters, the confidence man is the aristocrat, " wrote David Maurer, a proposition he definitively proved in The Big Con, one of the most colorful, well-researched, and entertaining works of criminology, ever written. A professor of linguistics who specialized in underworld argot. Maurer won the trust of hundreds of swindlers who let him in on not simply their language, but their folkways and the astonishingly complex and elaborate schemes whereby unsuspecting marks, hooked by their own greed and dishonesty, were "taken off" -- i.e., cheated -- of thousands upon thousands of dolla... View more info

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Internal Combustion: The Story of a Marriage and a Murder in the Motor City

By: Maynard, Joyce

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780470223567

ISBN: 0470223561

Condition: USED


On Mother's Day night, 2004, award-winning fourth grade teacher Nancy Seaman left the Tudor home she shared with her husband of thirty two years in the gated community of Farmington Hills, near Detroit, Michigan, and drove in a driving rain storm to Home Depot, to purchase a hatchet.Three days later, police discovered the mutilated body of Bob Seaman - a successful auto industry engineer, softball coach and passionate collector of vintage Mustangs - in the back of the family's Ford Explorer. As the shackles were placed on her wrists, Nancy Seaman asserted that her husband had been beating h... View more info

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Internal Combustion: The Story of a Marriage and a Murder in the Motor City

By: Maynard, Joyce

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780787982263

ISBN: 0787982261

Condition: USED


On Mother's Day night, 2004, award-winning fourth grade teacher Nancy Seaman left the Tudor home she shared with her husband of thirty two years in the gated community of Farmington Hills, near Detroit, Michigan, and drove in a driving rain storm to Home Depot, to purchase a hatchet.Three days later, police discovered the mutilated body of Bob Seaman - a successful auto industry engineer, softball coach and passionate collector of vintage Mustangs - in the back of the family's Ford Explorer. As the shackles were placed on her wrists, Nancy Seaman asserted that her husband had been beating h... View more info

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I'll Be Gone in the Dark

By: McNamara, Michelle

Price: $9.50

Seller ID: 9780062319784

ISBN: 0062319787

Condition: USED


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Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the OligarchsA True Story of Ambition,

By: Mezrich, Ben

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781476771908

ISBN: 1476771901

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Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History

By: Mezrich, Ben

Price: $6.00

Publisher: ANCHOR:

Seller ID: 9780307741349

ISBN: 0307741346

Condition: USED


From the bestselling author of "The Accidental Billionaires" and "Bringing Down the House," this is the incredible true story of how a college student and two female accomplices stole some of the rarest objects on the planet--moon rocks--from an "impregnable" high-tech vault. But breaking into a highly secure laboratory wasn't easy. Thad Roberts, an intern in a prestigious NASA training program, would have to concoct a meticulous plan to get past security checkpoints, an electronically locked door with cipher security codes, and camera-lined hallways even before he could get his hands o... View more info

Murderers among Us: Unsolved Homicides, Mysterious Deaths & Killers at Large

By: Michaud, Stephen G,

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9780451170576

ISBN: 0451170571

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Unbelievable: The Story of Two Detectives' Relentless Search for the Truth

By: Miller, T. Christian

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9781524759940

ISBN: 1524759945

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Jacobs Beach: The Mob, the Fights, the Fifties

By: Mitchell, Kevin

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PEGASUS BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9781605982731

ISBN: 1605982733

Condition: USED


New York in the Fifties was the most interesting and most vibrant city in the world. New York gave the world a couple of other things too: one bloody and brutal but the king of sports, the other simply bloody and brutal. The Fifties were boxing s last real heyday. Never again would the sport be so glamorous or so popular. And that s where New York s other gift to the world the Mob came in.Gangsters have been around for boxing s entire history, but this time it was special. Most of the decade s major fights took place at boxing s spiritual home, Madison Square Garden, and most of the deal... View more info

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Art of Deception

By: Mitnick, Kevin D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC: 8/21/2010

Seller ID: 9780471237129

ISBN: 0471237124

Condition: USED


The world's most infamous hacker offers an insider's view of the low-tech threats to high-tech securityKevin Mitnick's exploits as a cyber-desperado and fugitive form one of the most exhaustive FBI manhunts in history and have spawned dozens of articles, books, films, and documentaries. Since his release from federal prison, in 1998, Mitnick has turned his life around and established himself as one of the most sought-after computer security experts worldwide. Now, in The Art of Deception, the world's most notorious hacker gives new meaning to the old adage, "It takes a thief to catch a thi... View more info

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Suddenly Gone: The Terrifying True Story of a Serial Killer's Grisly Kidnapping-

By: Mitrtione, Dan

Price: $2.50

Seller ID: 9780312960520

ISBN: 0312960522

Condition: USED


A serial killer hunting young girls... The horribly mutilated condition of young Terri Maness's naked body held the first clue. One smart Wichita detective suspected the legal secretary's murder might be the first in a string of depraved sexual slayings. He would be right on the mark. A spree of torture and murder... Six days later Michelle Katf was badly beaten and barely escaped with her life. Twenty-year old Joan Butler was not so lucky. She soon disappeared without a trace. But when Richard Grissom, a handsome onetime college student, started driving the dead girl's red Corsica... View more info

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Mysterious Montague: A True Tale of Hollywood, Golf, and Armed Robbery

By: Montville, Leigh

Price: $7.00

Publisher: ANCHOR:

Seller ID: 9780767926508

ISBN: 0767926501

Condition: USED


John Montague was a boisterous enigma. In the 1930s, he was called "the world's greatest golfer" by famed sportswriter Grantland Rice. He could drive the ball 300 yards and more, or he could chip it across a room into a highball glass. He played golf with everyone from Howard Hughes and W. C. Fields to Babe Ruth and Bing Crosby. Yet strangely, he never entered a professional tournament or allowed himself to be photographed. Then, a" Time" magazine photographer snapped his picture with a telephoto lens and police quickly recognized Montague as a fugitive with a dark secret. From the glamour of ... View more info

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Mob Star: The Story of John Gotti

By: Mustain, Gene/ Capeci, jerry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: ALPHA BOOKS: 10/19/2015

Seller ID: 9780028644165

ISBN: 0028644166

Condition: USED


-- Jerry Capeci's The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to the Mafia has already netted close to 12,000 copies since its publication in December 2001, making it one of Alpha's strongest new titles.-- Jerry Capeci is one of America's most respected experts on the Mafia and organized crime. His Web site, Ganglandnews.com, gets more than 5,000 hits per day. He has appeared twice on Fox-TV promoting The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to the Mafia and is much in demand on local TV and radio shows. He has been profiled in People magazine, the New York Daily News (for which he was a longtime columnist), an... View more info

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American Eye: Evelyn Nesbit, Standford White (The Birth of the "It" Girl and the

By: Nesbit/Uruburu, Paula

Price: $7.00

Publisher: RIVERHEAD: 5/5/2014

Seller ID: 9781594483691

ISBN: 1594483698

Condition: USED


The scandalous story of America's first supermodel, sex goddess, and modern celebrity--Evelyn Nesbit. By the time of her sixteenth birthday in 1900, Evelyn Nesbit was known to millions as the most photographed woman of her era, an iconic figure who set the standard for female beauty, and whose innocent sexuality was used to sell everything from chocolates to perfume. Women wanted to be her. Men just wanted her. But when Evelyn's life of fantasy became all too real and her insanely jealous millionaire husband, Harry K. Thaw, murdered her lover, New York City architect Stanford White, the mo... View more info

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Encyclopedia of Serial Killers

By: Newton, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 4/13/2014

Seller ID: 9780816039791

ISBN: 0816039798

Condition: USED


The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers details more than 240 cases of serial murder from ancient Rome to the present day, law enforcement agents and their techniques, the factors that contribute to the development of a serial killer, and how society chooses to deal with and punish these vicious criminals. View more info

Fruit Palace

By: Nicholl, Charles

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780099274049

ISBN: 0099274043

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Murder in Little Egypt

By: O'Brien, Darcy

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780786710959

ISBN: 0786710950

Condition: USED


The unimaginable crime of filicide takes on the cast of tragic inevitability in this haunting true tale of violence, greed, revenge, and death. Fusing the narrative power of an award-winning novelist and the detailed research of an experienced investigator, Darcy OBrien unfolds the story of Dr. John Dale Cavaness, the southern Illinois physician and surgeon who in December 1984 was charged with the murder of his son Sean. Outraged by the arrest of the skilled medical practitioner who selflessly attended to their needs, the people of Little Egypt rose to his defense. In the trial, however, a ra... View more info

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Boss of Bosses: The Fall of the Godfather- The FBI and Paul Castellano

By: O'Brien, Joseph F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BANTAM DELL:

Seller ID: 9780440212294

ISBN: 0440212294

Condition: USED


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