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Rating: 4.30 / 5
277 reviews

Six Years With the Texas Rangers: 1875-1881

by James B. Gillett

First published in 1921, Gillett's now classic account of his six years of service depicts with freshness and authenticity how the Rangers maintained law and order on the frontier—and occasionally dispensed summary justice. From the Mason County War to the Horrell-Higgins feud, the capture of Sam Bass, and the pursuit of Victorio's rebellious Apaches, Gillett saw the kind of action that established the Rangers' enduring reputation for effectiveness....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 179 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
165 reviews

The Memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby

by John S. Mosby

John Singleton Mosby, the ‘Gray Ghost’, was one of the most effective military leaders of the American Civil War.In his memoirs, first published in 1917, he gives a thrilling account of his tactics.This book is a fascinating account that covers Mosby’s entry into the Confederate army, daily life within it and major battles including Manassas and Gettysburg....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 225 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
235 reviews

Hardtack and Coffee or The Unwritten Story of Army Life

by John D. Billings

Hardtack and Coffee or The Unwritten Story of Army Life (1887) is a memoir by John D. Billings. Billings was a veteran of the 10th Massachusetts Volunteer Light Artillery Battery in the American Civil War. Originally published in 1888, Hard Tack and Coffee quickly became a best seller, and is now considered one of the most important books written by a Civil War veteran. "Hard Tack and Coffee" is not about battles, but rather about how the common Union soldiers of the Civil War lived in camp and on the march. What would otherwise be a mundane subject is enlivened by Billings' humorous prose....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 283 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.10 / 5
242 reviews

Parents Who Killed Their Children: True stories of Filicide, Mental Health and Postpartum Psychosis

by Dr. RJ Parker and Hartwell Editing

What really incites parents to kill their children?
This collection of "Filicidal Killers" provides a gripping overview of how things can go horribly wrong in once-loving families. Parents Who Killed their Children depicts ten of the most notorious and horrific cases of homicidal parental units out of control. People like--Andrea Yates, Diane Downs, Susan Smith, and Jeffrey MacDonald--who received a great deal of media attention. The author explores the reasons; from addiction to postpartum psychosis, insanity to altruism.

Each story is detailed with background information on the parents, the murder scenes, trials, sentencing and aftermath.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY - "{A} valuable resource and reference book for Criminologists and Psychologists on the fraught s...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Specific Groups, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Mental Health, Psychology & Counseling, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, True Accounts, Parenting & Relationships, Family Relationships, Parenting, Sexuality
Size: 280 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
50 reviews

At Gettysburg, or, What a Girl Saw and Heard of the Battle (Illustrated)

by Matilda "Tillie" Pierce Alleman

A touching and thrilling story of a young girl's experiences at the battle of Gettysburg, first published in 1889....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 65 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.60 / 5
79 reviews

History Bytes: 37 People, Places, and Events that Shaped American History

by Nick Vulich and history-blogger

Don't like history? You're probably reading the wrong books.Read this book, and you're gonna think, wow! Why didn't somebody tell me that? American history is full of strange paradoxes, and that's what makes it so interesting.The truth is much of what we learn about history is a series of little white lies that over time have grown into tall tales.Why doesn't everyone know the Boston Massacre wasn't really a massacre? Subsequent testimony proved the soldiers fired in self-defense. The King Street riot was started by a group of four street thugs who got their rocks off attacking lone British soldiers. Sam Adams and Paul Revere twisted it into a massacre. And, if you think the Boston Tea Party was a response to British taxes that raised the price of tea in the colonies, think again. The Tea ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 191 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 2.50 / 5
2 reviews

Money, Power and Violence (2in1): The Story of Frank Costello And Enoch "Nucky" Johnson

by Andrew Williams

2 BOOKS IN 1!!!

Learn Today The Amazing Story of Frank Costello

This book contains in-depth information about the life and works of one of the top gangsters in the history of the world – Frank Costello.
Frank Costello operated the Luciano Family at one point and involved in many illegal rackets. Dubbed the Prime Minister of the Underworld, Costello’s influence among the government and the crime families remain legendary.

Here Is A Preview Of Chapters From This Book...

Frank Costello’s Family TreeBeginnings of a Crime BossConsigliereBeing the BossDecline of PowerDeath and LegacyMuch, much more!


Learn Today The Amazing Story of Enoch "Nucky" Johnson

This book contains a brief history of Enoch Lew...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, History, Americas, Nonfiction, True Accounts
Size: 39 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Family Genealogy Queries: EILAND EGGLESTON & Others (Southern Genealogical Research)

by R. Stephen Smith

The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this very brief volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families surnamed EILAND (EILANDS) (with 7 queries in total), EGGLESTON (4 queries), EIDSON (3 queries), ELAM (3 queries), or EKEY (EKY) (2 queries), as well as EGAN, EGBERT, EGERLY, EGERTON, EGGER, EIDER, EILBECK, EINSTEIN and EKER (with 1 query apiece).The focus is on families in the southern United States.Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although these queries were written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you're working on the same names or lines.Typical...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Genealogy
Size: 23 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

America’s Most Famous Natural Wonders: The History of the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, Yellowstone National Park...

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes contemporary accounts and descriptions of the natural wonders*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contentsEven for those who have never seen it, the Grand Canyon is perhaps the most appreciated and remarkable feature of the American landscape. Indeed, the Grand Canyon has been amazing Americans since explorers first started venturing into the area in the mid-19th century. On one expedition, May Humphreys Stacey wrote in his journal of "a wonderful canyon four thousand feet deep. Everyone (in the party) admitted that he never before saw anything to match or equal this astonishing natural curiosity." Cut through by the Colorado River over the course of millions of years, the Grand Canyon is a popular destination spo...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 237 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Shays’ Rebellion and the Whiskey Rebellion: The History and Legacy of Early America’s Domestic Insurrections

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes contemporary accounts of the insurrections*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contentsEven as the young United States successfully secured its independence, the new nation was beset by problems. The drafters of the Articles of Confederation had deliberately avoided giving the national legislature the power to tax, because Parliament had so abused that authority against the colonies, but this proved to be a severe limitation on the national government. Besides hampering the Continental Army, the inability of the national government to raise revenue made foreign policy difficult. Under the Articles of Confederation, the Congress was also completely unable to pay any of the debts it incurred to foreign powers during...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 101 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
81 reviews

War Years with Jeb Stuart

by W. W. Blackford

Characterized by precision of statement and clarity of detail, W.W. Blackford’s memoir of his service in the Civil War is one of the most valuable to come out of Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. It also provides a critically important perspective on one of the best-known Confederate cavalrymen, Major General J.E.B. Stuart....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 273 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
4 reviews

Aunt Rachel’s Miraculous Escape

by Julie McDonald

This is the true story,  (10 minute read time) of a slave named Rachel.  Rachel had escaped once before and when her owner captured her, he took drastic measures to make sure she would not escaped again!  A leg iron, with a heavy ball and chain was clamped just above her ankle.  Handcuffs were put on her wrists. She was loaded onto a wagon and bound once again for a life of slavery.  The situation looked hopeless.   As the title indicates, this heartwarming story of Rachel is simply miraculous....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 14 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.80 / 5
35 reviews

History: American History in 50 Events: From First Immigration to World Power (US History, History Books, USA...

by James Weber

Do you want to know how the United States became the world power it is today?
Read about the 50 most important events in American history, from the first immigration to the only remaining world power after the cold war.

This book will give you a comprehensive overview of the U.S. history. Author James Weber did the research and compiled this huge list of events that changed the course of this nation forever.

Some of them include:

- The First Indians on the American continent 14,500 B.C
- Jamestown as the first permanent English settlement in the United States 1565
- The Boston Tea Party 1773
- The Declaration of Independence 1776
- Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804
- The California Gold Rush 1848
- U.S. involve...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, World, Nonfiction
Size: 117 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Old Hickory (American Heroes and Monuments Book 7)

by M. A. Storyteller and Al Molaison

The American Heroes and Monuments series of eBooks introduces young readers to heroes. Early settlers, generals, or the common man of American life produced heroes. Often, monuments celebrated these heroics. These monuments have their own stories. They are a part of the country’s heritage. Reading American history ought not be boring. Nor should its countless stories of bravery be dismissed. Nor should her greatness be belittled. The forging of a great nation from a wilderness is America’s story. Hers is the story of men and women of all races and creeds, across generations, who toiled, risked all, and sacrificed for freedom.For Parents:This book and others published by M. A. Storyteller have been checked for reading level (RL).This author pushes RL limits. He uses longer, slightly ...

Genre: Children's eBooks, Geography & Cultures, History, Americas, Nonfiction, Children's Nonfiction
Size: 14 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Francis Scott Key: The Life and Legacy of the Man Who Wrote America’s National Anthem

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes Key's quotes and contemporary accounts about the Star Spangled Banner*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“Then, in that hour of deliverance, my heart spoke. Does not such a country, and such defenders of their country, deserve a song?” – Francis Scott Key “O say can you see, by the dawn's early light,What so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming,Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fightO'er the ramparts we watch'd were so gallantly streaming?And the rocket's red glare, the bomb bursting in air,Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there,O say does that star-spangled banner yet waveO'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?”These words el...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 81 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.60 / 5
1104 reviews

King: KING SERIES, BOOK ONE

by T.M. Frazier

Homeless. Hungry. Desperate.

Doe has no memories of who she is or where she comes from.

A notorious career criminal just released from prison, King is someone you don’t want to cross unless you’re prepared to pay him back in blood, sweat, sex or a combination of all three.

King’s future hangs in the balance. Doe’s is written in her past. When they come crashing together, they will have to learn that sometimes in order to hold on, you have to first let go.

King is the first book in a two part series. Tyrant is the name of the second book due out August 2015....

Genre: Arts & Photography, Individual Artists, Fashion, Biographies & Memoirs, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Comics & Graphic Novels, Manga, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Drinks & Beverages, Meals, Special Occasi
Size: 255 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

Black and Gold Dynasty (Book 1): The Championship History of the Pittsburgh Steelers

by Jason Zemcik

The 1974-75 Pittsburgh Steelers captured the franchise’s first championship by defeating the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl IX, and in the process set the stage for one of the most remarkable dynasties in professional sports. Their history prior to that season, dating back over four decades, had been largely unsuccessful, with only a handful of winning seasons and fewer playoff appearances to their credit. Bolstered by a crop of future Hall of Fame players in the likes of Greene, Bradshaw, Harris, Swann, Stallworth, Lambert, Ham, and Blount and led by coach Chuck Noll, who would also claim a spot in Canton, Ohio after his storied career ended with four Super Bowl victories, the Steelers exhibited a turnaround through the early 1970’s but were still in search of a first title to legi...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Sports & Outdoors, Football (American)
Size: 60 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Her Lovely Colors

by Mark Butler

As heir to the Lawson estate, Tanner Lawson stands to inherit one of the wealthiest plantations in 1861 Maryland. A sprawling estate, lavish home and dozens of slaves are his entitlements. A Northern sympathizer, he must forego the life of luxury and follow his heart into the fires of combat.Sold to new owners, the mulatto slave Lucy is beginning to believe in a better life. Leaving her harsh past behind her, she embraces her new life as a seamstress. But then she meets Tanner Lawson, handsome and kind, and a future slave owner. She admires Tanner from afar, yearning for a love both impossible and forbidden.Separated by class, education, skin color and a terrible war, they refuse to give up on each other. Tanner cannot forget the striking young seamstress who has sewn her soul on his heart...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction, Romance
Size: 159 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 2.80 / 5
21 reviews

9/11: Conspiracy Theory Becomes Reality

by Michael Fleming

Examining the difference between "conspiracy" and "coincidence" doesn't take very much logic - when it comes to discussing 9/11.

Who destroyed 3,000 people on 9/11? Who created an 11-year war that has cost American taxpayers 2 billion dollars per week- against an enemy that is less likely to kill them than a lightning strike?

19 Muslims with boxcutters? Science begs to differ.
...

Genre: History, Americas, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 17 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 2.20 / 5
8 reviews

The NASA Deception: Rocket Scientists Gone Mad

by Michael Fleming

Ever since the Soviets have first expressed an interest in space exploration, the jealousy of American leadership followed. As with the Central Intelligence Agency and the Al Qaeda scandal, hiring a group of “rebels” to fight Soviet leadership, NASA began illegal research and experimentation on October 1, 1958, with a $100 million dollar per-year budget.NASA's treason has proven no less than the “blowback” of the Al Qaeda missions, and the CIA's cooperation with this domestic terrorist organization has proven to be no more beneficial to Americans, to the Soviet jealousy, or to society in general.From the moon landing hoax to chemical terrorism against their own citizens, NASA has accomplished less than nothing for society - just like the CIA, DARPA, and the NSA....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Americas, Nonfiction, True Accounts
Size: 76 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Comforting A Nation

by Larry Toller

President Abraham Lincoln was Assassinated on Good Friday, April 12, 1865. As the news spread across the nation, pastors knew their Easter Sunday Message must change. The nation was plunged into mourning and as they entered places of worship on Sunday, they needed a Word from the Lord. They needed comfort. Many sermons and orations marked the occasion of President Lincoln's death on April 14, 1865. These sermons by prominent Pastors of the day are representative the multitudes who brought comfort to a grieving nation....

Genre: Children's eBooks, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
392 reviews

Bloody Lessons: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery

by M. Louisa Locke

In Bloody Lessons, it's the winter of 1880, and the teachers of San Francisco are under attack: their salaries slashed and their competency and morals questioned in a series of poison pen letters.Annie Fuller, the reluctant clairvoyant, has been called in to investigate by Nate Dawson, her lawyer beau, and the case becomes personal when they discover that Laura, Nate's sister, may be one of the teachers targeted for attack.In this third installment in the Victorian San Francisco Mystery series, readers will find the same blend of a cozy mystery and romantic suspense, played out against the historical backdrop of late 19th century San Francisco, that they found in Maids of Misfortune and Uneasy Spirits.If you are new to this series, you will still enjoy spending time with the lively residen...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery, Nonfiction, Romance, Historical Romance, Women's Fiction, Mystery & Suspense
Size: 313 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

13 Most Haunted: Crime Scenes Beyond Boston

by Sam Baltrusis

Journalist and "Ghosts of Salem: Haunts of the Witch City" author Sam Baltrusis leaves no gravestone unturned in his search for New England’s most haunted crime scenes. From the bloody fingerprints left at former asylums throughout Massachusetts to the haunting legacy of Lizzie Borden in Fall River, Baltrusis delves into ghastly tales of murder and madness to uncover the truth behind some of the state's most bone-chilling haunts....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Occult
Size: 129 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.50 / 5
10 reviews

The Donner Party (Excerpt from Shit Doesn't Just Happen)

by Bob Mayer

"“I wish I could cry, but I cannot. If I could forget the tragedy, perhaps I would know how to cry again.” Mary Graves. Survivor, the ‘Donner Party’

Every man-made disaster and catastrophe has at least six Cascade Events leading up to the final event, the catastrophe according to the Rule of Seven.

This is a quick read of the Cascade Events that led up to Cannibalism while the ‘Donner Party’ emigrated west to California

Bob examines the Rule of Seven, and how human error plays a role in many catastrophes. Nothing happens in isolation or as a result of a single event. Thus, by learning from history, we can gain insight into preventing a similar catastrophe in the future. The key to the Donner Party were the numerous tipping points where the...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
23 reviews

World War 2: Leadership: Brief History of the Famous Allied Leaders of WWII (Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt...

by Ryan Jenkins

Delve into the Diverse Backgrounds and Leadership Styles of the Big Three
***Get this Amazon Best Seller now for the special promotion price of $2.99! Regularly priced at $4.99***

Anyone can tell you who the Big Three were in relation to World War II’s Allied powers: Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Joseph Stalin. Seeing those names together may seem unlikely, and though they all came from very different walks of life and ways of thinking, they won the Second World War by working together against Hitler and his allies. Take a look today and learn about the lives of these great men.

Here's a Preview of What You Will Learn
* Franklin D. Roosevelt
* Winston Churchill
* Joseph Stalin
* Their origins
* Working together...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 62 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

Revisit The Old Mill: Its Creation Defined Texas

by W. Leon Smith

Revisit The Old Mill is a compilation of thousands of hours of research regarding the history of an iconic structure that influenced the entire state of Texas during the late 1800s and early 1900s. This nonfiction account of Texas history explains how the old water mill began as a grist mill and later was converted into an electrical power plant. Built by early settlers, its reach extended statewide. Its influence and impact on those who learned from it resulted in empires and dynasties that came to fruition — all grounded on this mill that began in a small town. The Old Mill was owned by governors, bankers, entrepreneurs, statesmen, builders, and pathfinders who developed the Lone Star State. The visions, drive, and risks for a state often under attack by Indians were immense, and c...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.60 / 5
6 reviews

USA has Issues with British Maps of 18th century (History: Fiction or Science? Book 12)

by Anatoly Fomenko and Gleb Nosovskiy

'E-book 'USA has Issues with Maps of 18th century' from e-series 'History: Fiction or Science?' points to very peculiar territories and locations USA was built on. It contains data, illustrations, charts and formulae containing irrefutable evidence of mathematical, statistical and astronomical nature. Feel free to use them in your eventual discussions with the avid devotees of classical chronology. In fact, before reading this book, you have most probably been one of such devotees.

After reading History: Fiction or Science? you will develop a
more critical attitude to the dominating historical discourse
or even become its antagonist.You will be confronted with natural
disbelief when you share what you’ve learned with others.
Now you are very well arm...

Genre: History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 290 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

America's Voter Rebellion: the Force Awakens

by Richard Mathews

America's Voter Rebellion focuses on the rise of the populist movements in both the Democrat and Republican party during the primary through general election Presidential campaigns. It looks at the segments of the populist movement seeking change and why. It examines how Sen. Sanders and Mr. Trump defied the expectation of Media Pundits, the Political Elite and their opponents....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction
Size: 53 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.30 / 5
9 reviews

Northanger Abbey (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

by Jane Austen

NORTHANGER ABBEY was the first of Jane Austen's novels to be completed for public¬cation, though she had previously made a start on Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice. According to Cassandra Austen's Memorandum, Susan (as it was first called) was written circa 1798-99.Seventeen-year-old Catherine Morland is one of ten children of a country clergyman. Although a tomboy in her childhood, by the age of 17 she is "in training for a heroine" and is excessively fond of reading Gothic novels, among which Ann Radcliffe's Mysteries of Udolpho is a favourite. Catherine is invited by the Allens, her wealthier neighbours in Fullerton, to accompany them to visit the town of Bath and partake in the winter season of balls, theatre and other social delights. Although initially the excitement o...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Classics, Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction, Romance, Literary, Criticism & Theory, Movements & Periods
Size: 140 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
14 reviews

Murder of the Banker's Daughter: The Killing of Marion Parker (A True Crime Short)

by R. Barri Flowers

From award winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and the bestselling author of Murder at the Pencil Factory and The Sex Slave Murders, comes a powerful new historical true crime short, Murder of the Banker’s Daughter: The Killing of Marion Parker.

On December 15, 1927, 12-year-old Marion Parker, daughter of a prominent banker was brazenly abducted from her junior high school in Los Angeles, California in a bizarre ransom scheme. Two days later, the girl’s dismembered remains were left behind by a brutal killer, destroying a family and unnerving the entire city.

This caused pandemonium as the perpetrator managed to evade immediate capture, leading to a manhunt by authorities unlike any in recent memory. The horror of the crime was reminiscent of one 14 years e...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Americas, United States, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Crime & Criminals, True Accounts
Size: 42 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 February 2017 onward PDT/PST 

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