The Mammoth Book of Famous Trials: The 30 Greatest Trials of All time, Including Charles Manson, Oscar Wilde, O.J. Simpson and Al Capone

The titanic e-book of well-known Trials is a set of 35 of the main recognized trials of the twentieth century. Recorded through the folk who have been there, the various participants comprise Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, Brian Masters, and Damon Runyon. one of the situations integrated during this publication are the subsequent: The longest on list within the usa — of the lethal duo Bianchi and Buono for the dozen Hillside Stranglings; Brady and Hindley — the enduring case of multiple-child homicide; the media frenzy surrounding Bruno Hauptmann's alleged homicide of the newborn son of Charles Lindberg; O.J. Simpson's trial of the Nineties; the 1968 trial of eleven-year-old Mary Bell who was once convicted for killing little boys; the trial of Oscar Wilde; and the nine-month trial of Charles Manson.

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Fatal : The Poisonous Life of a Female Serial Killer

By Harold Schechter

They name nurses 'angels of mercy' - and to all appearances, Jane Toppan healthy that description. in addition to her seen competence, she a delicate, sympathetic girl who had labored for a few of Boston's top households. in fact, none of her employers be aware of something approximately Jane's early years. they did not learn about her mother's tragic demise whilst Jane used to be simply an toddler - or her father's next madness, which impelled him to sew his eyelids jointly someday in his Boston tailor store. They were not conscious of Jane's personal suicide makes an attempt after being jilted by way of her fiance, or the morbid obsessions she displayed in the course of her scholar nursing years at a Cambridge health center, the place her extraordinary fascination with autopsies grew to become a resource of dismay to her supervisors. It wasn't until eventually contributors of the Davis family members all started losing like flies in the summertime of 1901 that the bad fact concerning the expert, likely compassionate nurse ultimately got here to mild. faraway from being an 'angel of mercy,' Jane Toppan became out to be certainly one of America's such a lot bloodthirsty 'angels of death.'

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Under the Bridge: The True Story of the Murder of Reena Virk





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