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  10. The Whisper Man: The chilling must-read thriller of summer 2019 Audiobook The Whisper Man: The chilling must-read thriller of summer 2019
Jack the Ripper and Probable Cause Audiobook

Jack the Ripper and Probable Cause

Author: Gary Bates J.D. Narrator: Katie Harvey Release Date: January 2019

By showing probable cause who Jack the Ripper was.

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Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs Audiobook

Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs

Author: Jim Atkinson, John Bloom Narrator: Charles Constant Release Date: January 2019

Candy Montgomery and Betty Gore had a lot in common: They sang together in the Methodist church choir, their daughters were best friends, and their husbands had good jobs working for technology companies in the north Dallas suburbs known as Silicon Prairie. But beneath the placid surface of their seemingly perfect lives, both women simmered with unspoken frustrations and unanswered desires. On a hot summer day in 1980, the secret passions and jealousies that linked Candy and Betty exploded into murderous rage. What happened next is usually the stuff of fiction. But the bizarre and terrible act of violence that occurred in Betty's utility room that morning was all too real. Based on exclusive interviews with the Montgomery and Gore families, Evidence of Love is the riveting account of a gruesome tragedy and the trial that made national headlines when the defendant entered the most unexpected of pleas: not guilty by reason of self-defense (Fort Worth Star-Telegram). Adapted into the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning television movie A Killing in a Small Town, this chilling tale of sin and savagery will "fascinate true crime aficionados" (Kirkus Reviews).

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First Degree: From Med School to Murder: The Story Behind the Shocking Will Sandeson Trial Audiobook

First Degree: From Med School to Murder: The Story Behind the Shocking Will Sandeson Trial

Author: Kayla Hounsell Narrator: Kayla Hounsell Release Date: January 2019

A murder, a missing body, and a sensational trial that gripped Nova Scotia. Will Sandeson seemed like a model son. A member of the Dalhousie University track and field team, he was about to start classes at Dalhousie's medical school. He worked at a group home for adults with disabilities. He came from a good family. "There's times for whatever reason that things don't go quite as planned," a Halifax police officer told Sandeson shortly after he was arrested for the first-degree murder of Taylor Samson, who also, on the surface, seemed like a model son. Samson lived in a fraternity house near Dalhousie, and when the six-foot-five physics student disappeared without a trace, the focus eventually turned to Sandeson. Sandeson's trial, blown open by a private investigator accused of switching sides, exposed a dangerous world of drugs, ambition, and misplaced loyalties. Through interviews with friends and relatives, as well as transcripts, award-winning journalist Kayla Hounsell tells the full story of two young men who appeared destined for bright futures. First Degree includes previously unpublished photos and details never made public until now.

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Darkest Hour - John Alite: Former Mafia Enforcer for John Gotti and the Gambino Crime Family Audiobook

Darkest Hour - John Alite: Former Mafia Enforcer for John Gotti and the Gambino Crime Family

Author: S.C. Pike Narrator: Joe Barrett Release Date: December 2018

A college baseball scholarship was his way out of the inner city, but his dreams of going pro were crushed by an arm injury. John Alite was forced to return home to the only life he knew, where having to live on the streets of New York meant one thing-earning how to survive. He was driven. He was extreme. He was feared. But most of all, he was loyal. From a young age, he found himself influenced by the wrong crowd. Enticed by the wealth, power, and prestige of the mafia, he immersed himself in a world that was foreign to most. A society where policies were enforced by instilling fear. Honor and loyalty were merely a misnomer. The cold, bitter truth was, he was expendable, and his sworn allegiance was rewarded with betrayal. On the run and unable to trust anyone, John was finally forced to confront his own demon-himself. Facing the harsh realities of who he was and what he had done wasn't pretty, and he had some serious, life-altering decisions to make. Ones that would come with a price. Through a life of heartache, betrayal, and loss comes a story of grace, healing, and redemption.

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Double Lives: True Tales of the Criminals Next Door Audiobook

Double Lives: True Tales of the Criminals Next Door

Author: Eric Brach Narrator: George Newbern, Karen Peakes Release Date: December 2018

#1 Amazon New Release! ─ Terrifying true crime stories True Crime is hot right now, with true crime books, TV shows, and podcasts topping lists of readers, viewers, and listeners across the country. Eric Brach's new book Double Lives: True Tales of the Criminals Next Door offers terrifying true stories about the criminals hidden among us and the banality of evil and crime, elevated by its frank discussion of the nation-wide criminal scourge of the moment: opioid addiction. Double Lives chronicles the very monsters who walk unnoticed among us — even serial killers like Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy, or John Wayne Gacy. They are neighbors and students, professionals and friends living out criminal double lives. Double Lives is both a nonfiction exposé and a nationwide search that details the exploits of some of the worst criminals in recent American history, all of whom succeeded in going undetected for years while perpetrating one crime after another… and all in their own hometowns. Gender? Race? Age? Socioeconomic class? It doesn’t matter. All stripes of people from all walks of life are profiled in this true crime roller-coaster. At the same time, the author provides a personal look at opioid addiction and its current effects right alongside these binge-worthy tales of two-faced criminals caught and incarcerated, making Double Lives a sensational yet sobering read. If you're a fan of true crime and serial killer books such as Pretty Little Killers, Mind Hunter, or The Big Book of Serial Killers you'll love Double Lives.

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Warnings Unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base Audiobook

Warnings Unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base

Author: Andy Brown Narrator: Michael F. Cochrane Release Date: December 2018

On 20 June 1994, a vengeance-seeking gunman opened fire in an Air Force hospital.Four days later a rogue pilot crashed a B-52 bomber during an air-show practice flight.Both tragedies had been predicted and repeatedly warned about.The base psychiatrist warned his staff."This is the kind of patient who ... one day ... he's going to come back and kill you."Aircrews pleaded with leadership to ground the dangerous pilot."We predicted the worst air-show disaster in history when we found out that he was gonna fly."Have you ever heard someone say that a tragedy struck without warning?Read Warnings Unheeded and see the precursors of violence and tragedy in this page-turning true story of mental illness, mass murder and aviation disaster."In vivid and thoroughly researched detail, Andy Brown masterfully weaves two tragic stories ... this is an important and well-written read."--Gregory K. Moffatt, Ph.D.,Author of Blind-Sided: Homicide Where it is Least ExpectedThis unique true-crime book was written by Andy Brown, the man who ended the hospital killing spree. The suspenseful narrative is packed with details garnered from police reports, medical records, journal entries, letters and personal interviews. This powerful story details the warnings signs of violence and disaster, the heroic response to the tragedies, and the traumatic aftermath.

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Journey into Darkness Audiobook

Journey into Darkness

Author: John E. Douglas, Mark Olshaker Narrator: Danny Campbell Release Date: November 2018

In the #1 New York Times bestseller Mindhunter, John Douglas, who headed the FBI's elite Investigative Support Unit, told the story of his brilliant and terrifying career tracking down some of the most heinous criminals in history. Now, working again with his coauthor Mark Olshaker, Douglas delves further into the criminal mind with a series of chilling new cases. Follow the FBI's premier investigative profiler as he penetrates the minds and motives of the most terrifying serial killers. In Journey into Darkness, Douglas profiles vicious serial killers, rapists, and child molesters. Some of the unique cases Douglas discusses include the Claremont killer, the schoolgirl murders that became known as Canada's "trial of the century," Richmond, Virginia's first serial murderer, and the double homicide of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. With Journey into Darkness, Douglas provides more than a glimpse into the minds of serial killers; he demonstrates what a powerful weapon behavioral science has become. Profiling criminals helps not only to capture them, but also helps society understand how these predators work and what can be done to prevent them from striking again. Journey into Darkness continues this perilous trip into the psyche of the serial killer, but also offers a glimmer of hope that profiling may enable law enforcement to see the indicators of a serial killer's mind and intervene before he kills—or kills again.

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The Dark Heart: A True Story of Greed, Murder, and an Unlikely Investigator Audiobook

The Dark Heart: A True Story of Greed, Murder, and an Unlikely Investigator

Author: Joakim Palmkvist Narrator: Ulf Bjorklund Release Date: November 2018

A chilling true crime story of poisonous family secrets, love gone wrong, and a cold case that refused to stay buried… In late summer of 2012, millionaire landowner Göran Lundblad went missing from his farm in Sweden. When a search yielded nothing, and all physical evidence had seemingly disappeared, authorities had little to go on—except a disturbing phone call five weeks later from Göran’s daughter Maria. She was sure that her sister, Sara, was somehow involved. At the heart of the alleged crime: Sara’s greed, her father’s land holdings, and his bitter feud with Sara’s idler boyfriend. With no body, there was no crime—and the case went as cold and dark as the forests of southern Sweden. But not for Therese Tang. For two years, this case was her obsession. A hard-working ex-model, mother of three, and Missing People investigator, Therese was willing to put her own safety at risk in order to uncover the truth. What she found was a nest of depraved secrets, lies, and betrayal. All she had to do now, in her relentless and dangerous pursuit of justice, was prove that it led to murder.

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A Very Private Woman: The Life and Unsolved Murder of Presidential Mistress Mary Meyer Audiobook

A Very Private Woman: The Life and Unsolved Murder of Presidential Mistress Mary Meyer

Author: Nina Burleigh Narrator: Siiri Scott Release Date: November 2018

In 1964, Mary Pinchot Meyer, the beautiful, rebellious, and intelligent ex-wife of a top CIA official, was killed on a quiet Georgetown towpath near her home. Mary Meyer was a secret mistress of President John F. Kennedy, whom she had known since private school days, and after her death, reports that she had kept a diary set off a tense search by her brother-in-law, newsman Ben Bradlee, and CIA spymaster James Jesus Angleton. But the only suspect in her murder was acquitted, and today her life and death are still a source of intense speculation, as Nina Burleigh reveals in her widely praised book, the first to examine this haunting story.

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Dirty John and Other True Stories of Outlaws and Outsiders Audiobook

Dirty John and Other True Stories of Outlaws and Outsiders

Author: Christopher Goffard Narrator: George Newbern Release Date: November 2018

A collection of newspaper stories by award-winning Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard—including "Dirty John," the basis for the hit podcast and the upcoming Bravo scripted series starring Connie Britton and Eric Bana. Since its release in fall 2017, the "Dirty John" podcast—about a conman who terrorizes a Southern California family—has been downloaded more than 20 million times, and will soon premiere as a scripted drama on Bravo starring Connie Britton and Eric Bana. The story, which also ran as a print series in the Los Angeles Times, wasn't unfamiliar terrain to its writer, Christopher Goffard. Over two decades at newspapers from Florida to California, Goffard has reported probingly on the shadowy, unseen corners of society. This book gathers together for the first time "Dirty John" and the rest of his very best work. "The $40 Lawyer" provides an inside account of a young public defender's rookie year in the legal trenches. "Framed" offers an unblinking chronicle of suburban mayhem (and is currently being developed by Netflix as a film starring Julia Roberts). A man wrongly imprisoned for rape, train-riding runaways in love, a Syrian mother forced to leave her children in order to save them, a boy who grows up to become a cop as a way of honoring his murdered sister, another boy who struggles with the knowledge that his father is on death row: these stories reveal the complexities of human nature, showing people at both their most courageous and their most flawed. Goffard shared in the Los Angeles Times' Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 2011 and has twice been a Pulitzer finalist for feature writing. This collection—a must-read for fans of both true-crime and first-rate narrative nonfiction—underscores his reputation as one of today's most original journalistic voices.

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Famous True Crimes Audiobook

Famous True Crimes

Author: Various Authors Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: November 2018

Seven famous and sensational true crime stories retold by classic crime writers: Dr. Crippen, Lover and Poisoner by William Le Queux The Secret of the Moat Farm by Edgar Wallace The Green Bicycle Mystery by Edgar Jepson Landru, the Bluebeard of France by William Le Queux The Murder on Yarmouth Sands by Edgar Wallace Herbert Armstrong, Poisoner by Edgar Wallace The Battersea Flat Mystery by Edgar Jepson

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The Battersea Flat Mystery Audiobook

The Battersea Flat Mystery

Author: Edgar Jepson Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: November 2018

Edgar Alfred Jepson (1863-1938) was an English author best known for his adventure and detective fiction. He also wrote supernatural and fantasy stories. 'The Battersea Flat Mystery' is the true story of a particularly unusual unsolved murder in the Battersea area of London. A man is found shot on the stairs outside the empty flat below the one where his ex-mistress lives and where his son is visiting for supper. A mysterious stranger is seen running from the scene. The murdered man has a history of domestic violence and extreme jealousy verging on paranoia about imagined liaisons which he attributed to his mistress. But who killed him? And why?

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