By Edgar Wallace

Edgar Wallace's 1931 novel “The satan guy” is the mysterious and exciting tale of Charles Pearce, an small, unnerving, musician, talented yet extraordinarily smug. girl cannot face up to him, yet they do not know the genuine Pearce. jam-packed with dispense, motion and fun characters, “The satan guy” constitutes a veritable page-turner that fanatics of crime fiction will not are looking to omit. Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875 – 1932) used to be a prolific English author. in the course of his lifetime, he wrote 18 level performs, 957 brief tales, and over a hundred and seventy novels. different remarkable works by means of this writer comprise: “The darkish Eyes of London or The Croakers” (1924), “The Clue of the recent Pin” (1923), “The Calendar (1930)”. Many classic books comparable to this have gotten more and more infrequent and costly. we're republishing this quantity now in a cheap, sleek, fine quality variation entire with a especially commissioned new biography of the author.

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By Claudia Puhlfürst

Die bekannte Krimiautorin Claudia Puhlfürst verlässt auch in ihrem zweiten Buch für Militzke gewohnte Erzählpfade und offeriert dem Leser authentische Kriminalgeschichten. Diesmal hat sie Rechtsmedizinern in ganz Deutschland über die Schultern geschaut und sich deren spannendste Fälle herausgepickt.

Dabei erfährt sie Einzelheiten zu der Mordserie an älteren Frauen in Bremerhaven und nimmt Einblick in die Akten über eine junge Frau aus Sachsen, die behauptet hat, von Neonazis verletzt worden zu sein, als sie ein kleines Mädchen vor deren Übergriffen schützen will. Ihr soll sogar ein Preis für Zivilcourage verliehen werden. Doch es kommen Zweifel an der Geschichte der Frau auf. Die genauen Untersuchungsmethoden der Rechtsmediziner sollen hier Licht ins Dunkel bringen.
Fast kurios muten die autoerotischen Unfälle an, von denen die Mediziner berichten. Doch auch diese Fälle greift Puhlfürst als weiteres aspect der forensischen Arbeit auf und gewährt dem Leser Einblicke in den Obduktionssaal und die Arbeit dort, die sie plastisch und verständlich zu beschreiben vermag.

Gewohnt meisterhaft erzählt Puhlfürst von grauenhaften Morden, aufsehenerregenden Verbrechen und eigentümlichen Todesfällen - eine packende Lektüre.

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By Gary Ludwig

Patricia Ann Wolfe was once a baby of the 1960’s—born in 1944 amid the social revolution that happened after international battle II. She was once raised in Muhlenberg, a suburb of analyzing, Pennsylvania, situated 100 miles or so northwest of Philadelphia that incorporated between others the small cities of Temple and Laureldale.

She used to be well known in class, even supposing now and then far-off. Many thought of her the main attractive woman in her Muhlenberg highschool graduating category of 1962.

Accused of killing her was once her a lot older husband, the liked and revered health care professional Irvin Gilmore, referred to as an eccentric with an excessive dedication to his sufferers. He was once arrested and charged with felony murder. Her tragic loss of life and the following prosecution of medical professional Gilmore marked the start of an extended, tangled net of felony court cases that matched a decided staff of prosecutors opposed to a clever and well-respected protection attorney.

This publication disentangles the police research, the jobs clinical team of workers performed, the maneuvers of the prosecutors and protection suggestions, the behavior of the defendant and different participators, and naturally the boundless judicial method that all started the minute Patty Gilmore died.

One irrefutable truth exists: Patty Gilmore died tragically within the leading of her lifestyles, denied possibly fifty years of lengthy life. She neglected her flip to feel free, content material, and effective, and to mature and age with dignity. She misplaced the chance to proceed to take pleasure in her domestic, love her friends and family, and event the nice and not-so-good instances existence serves as much as we all. At age 36 she was once dead—forever.

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By Mara Leveritt

for plenty of who have heard of the West Memphis Three--especially via "Devil's Knot" and/or the function movie according to that publication, the tale in their trials ended while the court docket passed down their sentences. For the kids, even though, that second marked the beginning of yet one more tale, yet another risky than the 1st.
Jason Baldwin used to be 16, the youngest of the 3 young ones, whilst he heard himself sentenced to existence in legal without hazard of parole. "Dark Spell" is the account of what it was once wish to be taken in handcuffs and shackles into Arkansas's grownup criminal method, the place inmates and guards alike observed him as a Satanic child-killer. lots of those that despatched him there didn't count on him to outlive. felony officers shared an analogous, life like worry. greater than as soon as, demise hovered perilously close to. yet Jason survived. He survived, day-to-day and yr through 12 months, in a single of the cruelest environments on American soil. this is able to be a troublesome tale to endure, retailer that it's brightened and reworked by means of Jason's perception and upbeat character.
"Dark Spell" illuminates the numerous methods America's justice approach, as soon as having long past unsuitable, can struggle to maintain that inaccurate. It celebrates the numerous traditional heroes who rose up, utilizing artwork and new know-how, to problem trials they perceived as mockeries of justice. At its middle, "Dark Spell" walks readers into legal with an blameless youngster and divulges how he controlled to forge a lifetime of honor by means of no longer forsaking his own integrity, hard an schooling, and studying the peace to be present in kicking Hacky Sack.

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By Michael Glasgow

Her homicide used to be Brutal and Savage, and the Nicaraguan humans wish somebody to Pay! In 2005, Eric Volz moved to Nicaragua to pursue his goals. by way of 2006, he used to be residing the worst nightmare of his lifestyles. Twenty-five 12 months outdated Eric Volz moved to Nicaragua in 2005 in pursuit of paradise. Drawn by way of its pristine shorelines, scenic mountains, lush rainforests, and fiscal power, he speedy fell in love with the rustic. And whilst his start-up ebook, EP journal, chanced on luck on a world point, Eric's existence was once starting up like a dream. Then, on November 21, 2006, Eric's ex-girlfriend, attractive Nicaraguan Doris Ivania Jimenez, was once discovered brutally murdered within her garments boutique within the Pacific coastal city of San Juan del Sur. The day he helped lay Doris to leisure, Eric was once arrested for her homicide. His paradise speedy grew to become his felony. Haunting and robust, this can be The Eric Volz Story.

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By Steve Shukis

A gripping story of homicide, sorcery, and legal justice in turn-of-the-century Chicago, Poisoned is the interesting real tale of a mysterious Bohemian fortune teller charged with murdering a half-dozen humans through slowly poisoning them with arsenic. Poisoned information the terrible murders, and the excellent occasions that Herman Billik's conviction: final moment reprieves; felony battles carried all of the option to the splendid courtroom; frenzied mass demonstrations; corpses secretly exhumed in the midst of the evening; and the revelation that key witnesses lied lower than oath. The case affected political campaigns, concerned a Chicago Mayor, and featured an eventual showdown within the race for Governor of Illinois among of the story's relevant figures. certainly, if it weren't precise, not anyone could ever think it.

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By Tom Farmer,Marty Foley

On Halloween morning in 1999, Mabel Greineder was once savagely murdered alongside a wooded path within the well-heeled group of Wellesley, Massachusetts. because the surprise following the brutal killing slowly subsided, the group used to be additional shaken while the point of interest of the research grew to become to her husband, Dirk Greineder, a popular general practitioner and relations guy who was once quickly printed to be prime a mystery double lifestyles related to prostitutes, pornography, and trysts solicited during the Internet.

A homicide in Wellesley takes the reader some distance past the headlines and nationwide information assurance spawned by"May" Greineder's killing and tells the untold tale of the meticulous research led through Marty Foley, the lead country Police detective at the case, from the morning of the homicide via Dirk Greineder's final conviction. Exhaustive interviews with key figures within the case, together with many that haven't talked publicly formerly, give a contribution to an unparalleled behind-the-scenes account of the way investigators methodically equipped their case opposed to Greineder and the way the edges taken via Dirk and May's kinfolk aided the research yet bitterly divided their households.

A attention-grabbing true-crime procedural that also is a deeply unsettling story of the psychopath you idea you knew, of deceptions and double lives, and of households torn aside through an unthinkable crime. Culminating in a single of the main dramatic court docket spectacles in contemporary reminiscence (aired nationally on courtroom TV), A homicide in Wellesley finds the reality at the back of the homicide that gripped a nation.

--This textual content refers back to the Hardcover edition.

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By Carolyn Murnick

A gripping memoir of friendship with a sad twist—two adolescence most sensible buddies diverge as teenagers, one lady is brutally murdered and the opposite is decided to discover the reality approximately her wild and seductive friend.

As ladies starting to be up in rural New Jersey within the past due Nineteen Eighties, Ashley and Carolyn had every little thing in universal: outsiders who enjoyed spending afternoons exploring the woods. merely whilst the ladies attended assorted excessive colleges did they start to develop aside. whereas Carolyn struggled to slot in, Ashley fast turned a scorching woman: well known, extroverted, and sexually precocious.

After highschool, Carolyn entered collage in big apple urban and Ashley ended up in l. a., the place she surrender institution to paintings as a stripper and an escort, courting actors and older males, and experimenting with medicines. The final time Ashley visited ny, Carolyn used to be surprised by means of how the 2 neighbors had grown aside. 12 months later, Ashley used to be stabbed to loss of life at age twenty-two in her Hollywood home.

The guy who could have murdered Ashley—an alleged serial killer—now faces trial in la. Carolyn Murnick traveled around the nation to hide the case and study extra approximately her magnetic and tragic good friend. half coming-of-age tale, half true-crime secret, The sizzling One is a behind-the-scenes examine the drama of a tribulation and the poignancy of looking for the reality a few friend’s actually frightening murder.

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By Marcus Wicker

Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and Oddisee meet conventional verse during this pressing choice of poems via Pushcart winner and NAACP snapshot Award finalist Marcus Wicker

Welcome to Marcus Wicker’s Midwest, the place the muzzle is often on and the place silence and day-by-day microaggressions can chafe away on the religion of a tender guy grieved by means of photos of gun violence and police brutality in twenty-first-century the United States. accurately contradictory, bittersweet, witty, and heartbreaking, Silencer is the place the political and the private collide. pushed by way of the sounds of hip-hop and reimagined kinds and constructions, Wicker's explosive moment book is composed of poems at conflict with themselves, verses within which the poet questions his personal religion in God, in desire, within the American Dream, and in himself. Pushing our principles of traditions and expectancies, those poems and queries paintings in live performance in the direction of making a new dialectic.

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