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The Fine of Art Swindling : True Tales of Consummate Roguery

by Gibson, Walter B, ( Editor )

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1966. Hardcover, presumed first edition as a collection of stories by several authors. Green covers. Light shelf and edgewear otherwise a clean solid copy. Dust acket is a little chipped and rubbed, but generally good. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Sacks, Carl .
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My 6 ( Six ) Convicts : A Psychologist's Three Years in Fort Leavenworh

by Wilson, Donald Powell

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Published
1952
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Good
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USA: Cardinal, 1952. Wonderful 1950s cover art. The story of six convicts selected by Dr. Wilson for the purposes of analysis and creating their psychological profiles. Some general edgewear and creasing of spine and covers otherwise still a good reading copy. Mass Market Paperback. Good.
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Once Through the Heart

by Blumenthal, Ralph

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671707507
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. Hardcover 1st edition - a clean sturdy copy with only a hint of shelfwear. From the publisher:"An undercover narcotics cop tells how he caught his own daughter selling drugs and how his shattered family faced the crisis and came out stronger in the end". First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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The Soul of a Cop

by Ragonese, Paul; Stainback, Berry

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1991
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312045777
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US: St Martins Pr, 1991. Hardcover 1st edition - appears UNREAD! From the publisher: "Offers an inside account of life as a cop, describing what it is like to be a rookie on a graveyard shift, to rescue would be "jumpers," to defuse dynamite, and other hazards of police work". First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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Playboy's Illustrated History of Organized Crime

by Hammer, Richard

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$21.63

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Chicago: Playboy Press, 1975. Lavishly illustrated history of organized crime with colour and black and white photographs. Originally appeared in the monthly issues of Playboy magazine, August 1973 through July 1974.377 pages with index. Title embossed on front cover, with very minor wear of the cover. Lacks dust jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.… Read more
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Crossing the Line

by Lisa Beth Pulitzer; Joan Swirsky

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Published
1994
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780425144411
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USA: Berkley, 1994. Some edgewear and creasing of spine otherwise a good solid copy. From the publisher:"Exploring the details of a bizarre serial killer case, two New York Times correspondents reveal the personal obsessions of horticulturalist Joel Rifkin, who confessed to seventeen murders after being stopped for a traffic violation.". Mass Market Paperback. Good.
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Reward (True crime)

by Paulette Cooper; Paul Noble

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1994
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780671870201
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USA: Pocket, 1994. Some edgewear and creasing of spine otherwise a good reading copy. Offers monetary rewards from $500 to $500,000 for helping police solve true crime cases--including the murder of teenaged Greenwich socialite Martha Moxley and the disappearance of three Canadian children. REMEMBER this book was published in 1994 so likely the rewards are no longer available..… Read more
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Bad Company: Drugs, Hollywood and the Cotton Club Murder

by Wick, Steve

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780151104451
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AU$16.23

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USA: Harcourt, 1990. Hardcover, stated first edition, 5th printing. Minor edgewear of the dust jacket otherwise a fine clean sturdy copy. From the publisher:"Exposes the shocking true tale of Hollywood greed, drugs, and corruption behind the long-unsolved murder of Roy Radin, who had joined with others to finance the making of a major movie". First Edition. Hard Cover. Very… Read more
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Perfectly Executed (48 Hours Mystery)

by Van Sant, Peter; Jackson, Jenna

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
2007
Condition
Good
ISBN
9781416545316
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AU$10.09

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USA: Pocket Star, 2007. Some edgewear and spine crease otherwise a good solid reading copy. From the publisher:"Investigative correspondent Peter Van Sant draws on penetrating interviews and extensive research to unravel a controversial case from TV's 48 Hours Mystery -- the two gifted college students charged with murdering one of their families in cold blood. Bellevue, Washington: Early… Read more
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A Family Business (True Crime Library)

by Englade, Ken

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1992
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780312928209
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USA: St Martins Pr, 1992. Some edgewear and spine crease otherwise a good solid copy. From the publisher:"Presents an account of the gruesome crimes committed by the Lamb Funeral Home, describing how David, Jerry, and Laurieanne Sconce were involved in such crimes as mutilation of corpses and murder". Mass Market Paperback. Good.
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Careless Whispers: The Lake Waco Murders

by Carlton Stowers

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1987
Condition
Poor to Fair
ISBN
9780671646066
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AU$27.40

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USA: Pocket, 1987. Quite a well thumbed copy but still perfectly readable. From the publisher:"When the bodies of three teenagers were found on the shores of Lake Waco, Texas in July, 1982, even seasoned lawmen were taken aback by the savage mutilation and degradation they had been subjected to. Yet only 52 days after the gruesome triple-murder was discovered,… Read more
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JonBenet: Inside the Ramsey Murder Investigation

by Thomas, Steve; Davis, Donald A.

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Published
2000
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780312978617
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USA: St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2000. Minor edgewear and spine crease otherwise a good solid copy. From the publisher:"Finally, the information you've been waiting for: who really killed JonBenet? Perhaps the most compelling murder case of our day, the death of six-year-old JonBenet Ramsey galvanized the nation-and years after it occurred, the mystery still endures. Who killed the young… Read more
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Small Sacrifices

by Rule, Ann

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Published
1988
Condition
Fair to Good
ISBN
9780451166609
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USA: Berkley, 1988. Some edgewear and creasing of covers and spine, tape repair on front edge, otherwise still a good clean reading copy. Written by a former police officer, Ann Rule is considered the "Queen" of true crime writing. According to the publisher:"'Somebody just shot my kids!' Diane Downs brought her car to a halt in front of… Read more
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USA: Warner Books, 1997. Some edgewear and creasing of spine, and the spine leans a little. Minor age toning of pages otherwise still a very good reading copy. From the publisher:"Recounts the true story of a female quack who ran a health spa in Ollala, Washington, in the early 1900s, and the two wealthy sisters whom she tortured,… Read more
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Hells Angels at War: The Alarming Story Behind the Headlines

by Lavigne, Yves

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
2000
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780006385646
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Canada: Harpercollins Canada, 2000. Some edgewear and creasing of covers and spine, otherwise still a good reading copy. Mass Market Paperback. Good.
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If You Really Loved Me

by McMurray, Kevin F.

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
2006
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780312937959
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USA: St. Martin's True Crime, 2006. Some edgewear and creasing of spine otherwise quite good. With 8 pages of photos.From the back cover:"STEP ONE: MAKE A PLAN Carl and Sarah Collier feared their cold and wild granddaughter, Holly. But when they forbade Holly from spending time with her 16-year-old female lover, Sandy, they set in motion a horrifying plot...… Read more
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The Embrace: A True Vampire Story

by Jones, Aphrodite

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Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780671034672
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USA: Pocket, 2000. Light edgewear otherwise a fine clean sturdy copy. From the publisher:"A chilling inside study of a teenage vampire cult examines the vicious murders of Rick and Ruth Wendorf by Rod Ferrell, a high-school classmate of the Wendorfs' daughter and the self-proclaimed leader of the "Dark Army," who killed the couple as part of a nightmarish human… Read more
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The Beauty Queen Killer

by Bruce Gibney

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fair to Good
ISBN
9781558173453
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USA: Pinnacle, 1990. Rather well thumbed, otherwise still quite acceptable as a reading copy. From the publisher:"Chronicles the six-week cross-country murder spree of Christopher Wilder, a successful businessman and convicted sex offender, who charmed a series of beauty queens, models, and cheerleaders and then tortured and killed them". Mass Market Paperback. Fair to Good.
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The Burning Bed: The True Story of an Abused Wife

by McNulty, Faith

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1989
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780380707713
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USA: Avon Books, 1989. Some edgewear and creasing of spine, light age toning of pages otherwise a good solid reading copy The classic that awakened a nation to the plight of battered women. From the publisher:"Recounts the tragic story of Francine Hughes, a battered wife who in desperation murdered her abusive husband, detailing their marriage, the deterioration of… Read more
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Blue Trust: The Author, the Lawyer, His Wife and Her Money

by Cameron, Stevie

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780770428440
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Canada: Doubleday Canada, Limited, 1999. Minor edgewear otherwise a fine clean solid copy. The true story of Bruce and Lynne Verchere and the dramatic crime the shook Canadian headlines.. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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