The unforgiven" co-author and journalist Edith Brady-Lunny covered the case from start-to-finish, beginning the night of the drownings. It's a case reminiscent of the explosive story of Susan Smith, convicted in the drownings of her two young sons in South Carolina. Amanda and her boyfriend survive. But in "the unforgiven", three young children are in the back seat of a car driven by Amanda Hamm's boyfriend as it slips into an Illinois lake.
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Alice & Gerald: A Homicidal Love StoryPrometheus #ad - The appalling details are made even more vivid by the author's familiarity with the Wyoming times and places that formed the backdrop of his national bestseller The Darkest Night. After alice, kills her husband in 1974 and dumps his body where it will never be found, a desperate young mother in a gritty Wyoming boomtown, she slips away and starts a new life with a new love.
. With alice's help, he "fixes" the problem in an extraordinarily ghastly way. And they live happily ever after. But when her new love's ex-wife and two kids start demanding more of him, Alice delivers an ultimatum: Fix the problem or lose her forever. That is, until 2013, almost forty years later, when somebody finds a dead man's skeleton in a place where Alice thought he'd never be found.
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Bad Moon Rising: The Prom Night Murders MemoirArchway Publishing #ad - Two days later, their bodies were discovered near an abandoned strip mine on the outskirts of town. He traces the murderer throughout his life, uncovering facts and unknown stories about his cross-country crime spree, imprisonment, and eventual death. Bad moon rising is the gripping true story of one man's quest to uncover the truth fifty years after his brother and his brother’s girlfriend were murdered on prom night.
. Ed morrison's brother, and his spunky girlfriend, Debra Means, never made it home from the Mascoutah Community High School prom held on May 3, Michael, 1969. Gathering insight from interviews with former police investigators, a survivor of a similar attack, and prison personnel, judges, attorneys, Morrison exposes the raw emotions that accompanied the senseless killings.
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Death on the River: A Fiancee's Dark Secrets and a Kayak Trip Turned DeadlySt. Martin's True Crime #ad - Authorities assumed it was an accident. I wanted him dead, ” she had said, even though she insisted that she didn’t kill him. In death on the river, bestselling true crime author Diane Fanning recounts a tragic kayak accident that left one man dead—and his fiancée arrested for his murder. A real-life nightmare.
. But as more lurid details emerged—including a $250, 000 life insurance policy—a killer question remained: Did Angelika remove the plug of her fiancé’s boat…and knock away his paddle as he sank? It seemed like the perfect romantic afternoon: a kayaking trip for two on the Hudson River. But when the bereft bride-to-be posted videos of herself doing cartwheels on social media—shortly before Vincent’s body was found—suspicions of murder rose to the surface…After hours of questioning, Angelika made several shocking admissions.
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Gone Forever: A True Story of Marriage, Betrayal, and Murder True Crime St. Martin's PaperbacksSt. Martin's Paperbacks #ad - Three days later, her car was found, keys in the ignition. Then, richard McFarland finally spoke. And a terrifying, chilling truth came out. On november 25, 2002, she disappeared. When the charred, decomposed body of Susan McFarland was finally discovered at an overgrown farmstead outside of San Antonio, a new hunt began—for justice.
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Her friends and family hoped against hope that Susan was not gone forever. While headlines screamed out new details in the case, and police tried to gather more evidence, a blockbuster trial was about to begin.
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Soon after the 29-year-old pregnant mother’s brutally beaten body was discovered on their bedroom floor, a very different picture emerged. Attorney, middle district of north carolina, 1986-1993"A great read, and a must- read, for those who are fascinated with the drama of real life—it’s even better than fiction.
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Marriage. Murder. The maccormack’s marriage looked ideal from the sidewalk outside their home in Revere, Massachusetts But inside the house life for this young couple and their one-year-old daughter was anything but blissful. With andrew snorting $500 a week worth of coke up his nose and pawning Vanessa’s wedding ring to pay for his blow, she wanted out.
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Fellow marine christopher lee and his wife lived next door to the Corwins, and the two young couples had leaned on each other for support. In june 2014, california, expecting her first child with her husband, 19-year-old Erin Corwin was living a quiet life in Twentynine Palms, U. S. Nearly two months after her disappearance, Corwin's body was found at the bottom of an abandoned mine shaft, a homemade garrote wrapped around her throat.
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Through interviews, bestselling true-crime author Shanna Hogan constructs a chilling story of betrayal, deception, and extensive research, court records, and tragedy. As temperatures climbed into the hundreds, friends and family teamed up with local law enforcement in a grueling search of Joshua Tree National Park.
Dead in the WaterDiversion Books #ad - Following the detailed, haunting testimony of his own two sons—who also implicated their father in a string of other killings—Boston was finally arrested and charged with two counts of maritime murder. A story of homicide on the high seas, Dead in the Water is also a tale of a family’s fortitude and diligence in tracking down a monster.
. This account by farmer is both intimate but also the dispassionate, clear version you’d expect from a journalist. OprahMag. Com, “20 best true crime books"in this shocking true-crime drama, a forty-year-old double murder brings together a grieving family and two brothers—just kids when they witnessed their father commit the brutal act—to track down a psychopath once suspected as being the Golden State Killer.
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Junior doctor chris farmer and his girlfriend, Peta Frampton, were still clinging to life when they were thrown from the yacht they’d been crewing. Here is the gripping account of how chris's family worked alongside police, and Interpol to gather evidence against the boat’s Californian skipper, the FBI, Silas Duane Boston.
Deadly Dose: The Untold Story of a Homicide Investigator's Crusade for Truth and JusticeBerkley #ad - The crime was unforgivable. But from the moment morgan saw the thirty-year-old widow in the interview room at the police department, he knew he was seeing pure evil. Now, journalist amanda lamb details morgan’s dogged investigation—a quest for the truth that would last four years and see another life taken before Ann Miller’s tangled web of death and deceit finally came to light.
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. For months, eric was slowly tortured as arsenic consumed his body. No one thought that eric miller’s wife, Ann—an attractive, demure, educated scientist—could be capable of such a horrible crime. The suspected murderer—unbelievable.