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

By Paul Begg

The variety of girls murdered and mutilated through Jack the Ripper is very unlikely to grasp, even if so much researchers now agree on 5 participants. those 5 canonical circumstances were tested at size in Ripper literature, yet different modern murders and assaults bearing powerful resemblance to the ugly Ripper slayings have obtained scant awareness. those unsolved situations are the point of interest of this interesting book.
 
the amount devotes separate chapters to a dozen lady sufferers who have been attacked throughout the years of Jack the Ripper’s homicide spree. Their negative stories—a few survived to endure witness, yet so much died in their wounds—illuminate key features of the Ripper case and the interval: the gangs of London’s Whitechapel district, Victorian prostitutes, the general public panic encouraged via the crimes and fueled through reporters, clinical practices of the day, police strategies and competency, and the possible lifestyles of different serial killers. The e-book additionally considers crimes at the start attributed to Jack the Ripper in different components of england and the area, particularly big apple, Jamaica, and Nicaragua. In a last bankruptcy, the force to discover the id 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 past to say good fortune in selecting Jack the Ripper.

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Download E-books L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City PDF

By John Buntin

Now the TNT unique sequence MOB CITY

Midcentury l. a.. A urban offered to the area as "the white spot of America," a land of light and orange groves, healthy Midwestern values and Hollywood stars, secure by means of the world’s most famed police strength, the Dragnet-era LAPD. at the back of this public photo lies a hidden global of "pleasure women" and crooked police officers, ruthless newspaper tycoons, corrupt politicians, and East Coast gangsters at the make. Into this underworld got here men—one L.A.’ s such a lot infamous gangster, the opposite its most famed police chief—each ready to conflict the opposite for the soul of the town.

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Download E-books Sudden Terror PDF

By Larry Crompton

This e-book relies at the genuine case of the East region Rapist, later often referred to as the unique evening Stalker, a masked guy who terrorized California groups for ten years; 1976 via 1986, and probably to this present day. simply because i used to be now not taken with the preliminary rape investigations, they're written from thousands of news, notes, memos, newspaper clippings, conversations and interviews with those that have been concerned. The crimes are real. The crimes are genuine. whereas all characters and occasions have direct opposite numbers within the telling of the tale, i've got created a few discussion within the curiosity of clarity. The police officers within the preliminary rapes are usually not real, their activities are. Their names and outlines are thoroughly fictitious. The names of the sufferers, witnesses and suspects are fictitious; the phobia, the discussion throughout the crimes, and the investigations are genuine. The law enforcement officials curious about the circumstances after i used to be concerned are actual, their names and discussion is real, the investigations are actual. The soreness and terror can have decreased within the minds of the sufferers, i'm hoping that the discomfort doesn't go back. My cause is to inform the tale with no endangering the privateness or the distinction of the sufferers. they've got suffered adequate.

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Download E-books Creative Accounting, Fraud and International Accounting Scandals PDF

By Michael J. Jones

Company scandals are continually with us from the South Sea Bubble to Enron and Parmalat.  As accounting types a important portion of any company luck or failure, the function of accounting is essential in figuring out company scandals. This ebook goals to discover the position of accounting, relatively inventive accounting and fraud, in enterprise scandals. The ebook is split into 3 elements. partially A the historical past and context of inventive accounting and fraud is explored. half  B looks at a sequence of overseas accounting scandals and Part  C draws a few subject matters and implications from the rustic reports.

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Download E-books The Riverman: Ted Bundy and I Hunt for the Green River Killer PDF

By Robert Keppel

After a seek of over two decades, considered one of America's so much elusive serial killers was once ultimately apprehended. Now, learn the real tale of 1 man's try to get inside of se brain of the golf green River Killer July 15, 1982: three woman's strangled physique used to be filed, stuck at the pilings of Washington state's eco-friendly River. sooner than lengthy, the "Green River Killer" will be suspected in at the very least forty-nine extra homicides, with no sign of ending. Then the experts acquired an incredible letter from the notorious serial killer Ted Bundy -- then on Florida's dying row -- supplying to assist seize the fairway River Killer. yet he could simply check with one guy: Robert Keppel, the previous murder detective who had helped tune Bundy's cross-county killing spree. Now those conversations are published, within which Bundy speculates concerning the intent and strategies of the fairway River Killer -- and divulges his personal twisted secrets and techniques to boot. Now, as by no means ahead of, we glance into the face of evil . . . and into the guts of a killer.

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Download E-books Surrey Murders PDF

By John Van der Kiste

Surrey Murders is an exam of a few of the county's so much infamous and stunning situations. They contain the 'Wigwam Girl', Joan Wolfe, who lived in a tent outfitted by way of a Cree Indian Soldier ahead of being brutally slaughtered; the notorious stabbing of Frederick Gold through 'the Serpent', Percy Lefroy Mapleton; the poisoning of the complete Beck kin with a bottle of oatmeal stout, laced with cyanide; and the sailore butchered on the Devil's Punch Bowl, later immortalised in Charles Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby. John Van der Kiste's rigorously researched, well-illustrated and mesmerizing textual content will attract all these attracted to the darker aspect of Surrey's background.

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Download E-books Mayhem: Post-War Crime and Violence in Britain, 1748-53 (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History) PDF

By Nicholas Rogers

After the tip of the warfare of Austrian Succession in 1748, millions of unemployed and occasionally unemployable infantrymen and seamen discovered themselves at the streets of London able to roister town and thieve while worthy. during this interesting booklet Nicholas Rogers explores the ethical panic linked to this swift demobilization.

Through interlocking tales of duels, road robberies, smuggling, riots, binge consuming, or even earthquakes, Rogers captures the anxieties of a half-decade and assesses the social reforms contemporaries framed and purported to care for the difficulty. He argues that during addressing those occasions, contemporaries not just recommended the conventional sanction of public executions, yet wrestled with the matter of increasing the parameters of presidency to incorporate practices and associations we now regard as regular: censuses, the regularization of marriage via uniform equipment of registration, penitentiaries and police forces.

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Download E-books The Steel Bonnets: The Story of the Anglo-Scottish Border Reivers PDF

By George MacDonald Fraser

"A remarkably winning e-book on a desirable topic, good geared up and good written." —Time's Literary Supplement

From the 13th to the 16th centuries, outlaws reigned preferrred at the contentious frontier among England and Scotland. Feud and terror, raid and reprisal have been the normal stuff of life—and a fashion of survival. energy used to be held via the infamous border reivers (the “steel bonnets,” named for his or her flashy helmets), clan-loyal raiders, freebooters, plunderers, and rustlers who robbed and murdered within the identify of kin: the well-known clans—like Elliot, Armstrong, Charlton, and Robson—romanticized through Sir Walter Scott. They have been the final competitors to the Acts of Union of 1707, and fought fiercely and fancifully to the end.

In The metal Bonnets, George MacDonald Fraser, writer of the bestselling Flashman novels and himself a borderer, takes us again via 3 centuries of clash, telling the interesting and bloody tale of the reivers. He relates their upward thrust to strength as ferocious infantrymen on horseback, their very important roles within the battles at Flodden and Solway Moss, and their strangely surprising fall from grace. The metal Bonnets is an excellent paintings of significant historical past and scholarship that's as irresistibly compelling as any novel.

Skyhorse Publishing, in addition to our Arcade imprint, are proud to submit a wide diversity of books for readers attracted to history--books approximately global battle II, the 3rd Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the yank Civil battle, the yankee Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, historical Rome, medieval instances, the outdated West, and lots more and plenty extra. whereas no longer each identify we put up turns into a New York Times bestseller or a countrywide bestseller, we're devoted to books on matters which are occasionally missed and to authors whose paintings will possibly not in a different way discover a home.

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Download E-books Deception: Spies, Lies and How Russia Dupes the West PDF

By Edward Lucas

From the seize of Sidney Reilly, the 'Ace of Spies', by way of Lenin's Bolsheviks in 1925, to the deportation from the united states of Anna Chapman, the 'Redhead below the Bed', in 2010, Kremlin and Western spymasters have battled for supremacy for almost a century. In Deception Edward Lucas uncovers the true tale of Chapman and her colleagues in Britain and the United States, unveiling their clandestine missions and the spy-hunt that ended in their downfall. It unearths unknown triumphs and mess ups of Western intelligence within the chilly warfare, supplying the history to the hot international of commercial and political espionage. to inform the tale of post-Soviet espionage, Lucas attracts on specific interviews with Russia's best NATO undercover agent, Herman Simm, and unveils the awful remedy of a Moscow attorney who dared to problem the ruling felony syndicate there. as soon as the possibility from Moscow used to be foreign communism; now it comes from the siloviki, Russia's ruthless 'men of power'.

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Download E-books Poison: From Steeltown to the Punjab, The True Story of a Serial Killer PDF

By Jon Wells

Canada's award-winning crime author takes on a transatlantic serial killer

One of six book-length tales released within the Hamilton Spectator, Poison is a riveting piece of crime reporting that received a countrywide Newspaper Award in 2004. Chronicling the existence and crimes of serial assassin Sukhwinder Dhillon, who coolly dispatched other halves, dual babies, and a pal only for assurance funds, Poison info the path that stretched from Canada to India, the paintings of the coverage claims investigator and the detectives who suspected wrong-doing, the forensics that sealed Dhillon's destiny, and the felony twists and turns of the double homicide trial that followed.

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