Without Mercy: Obsession and Murder Under the InfluenceCrossroad Press #ad - On any sunday morning in the florida redlands, dee casteel might have served you pancakes at the ihop …she was a hard-working, cheerful waitress, one of the nicest people you’d ever want to know. She was also a three-bottle-a-day alcoholic, hopelessly in love with the IHOP’s manager, Allen Bryant.
But it is also the story of middle-class citizens gone wrong, of an almost-perfect murder, the traumas of alcoholism, and a legal system that can be deadly in itself. Bryant wanted his live-in lover, IHOP owner Art Venecia, dead. But there was an even more gruesome killing to come …WITHOUT MERCY is an engrossing, bizarre true story that traces the twisted path to a loathsome crime.
Without Mercy: Obsession and Murder Under the Influence #ad - Dee casteel was an ordinary woman—who now stands convicted of one of the most cold-blooded crimes of this century. And dee casteel helped him to arrange it. After venecia’s murder, forged checks, spent his money, Dee and Bryant moved into his house, and embezzled from the IHOP to buy gifts for Bryant’s boyfriends.
The Suspect: A true story of love, betrayal, marriage and murderMaverick House #ad - In the days that followed the discovery of her body, it was thought that Rachel was the victim of a bungledrobbery attempt. It soon emerged, however, that police investigating the case believed Rachel had known her killer and that her murder had been carefully planned months in advance. The spotlight immediately fell upon rachel’s husband, Joe O’Reilly, who admitted in a number of extraordinary press interviews that he was a prime suspect in his wife’s slaying.
The 32-year-old advertising executive vehemently denied any involvement. It was a merciless killing that stunned the small, trusting community where she lived, and devastated her close-knit family. Her eyes were almost immediately and reluctantly drawn to the ﬂoor. It was a crime that captured the imagination of the public, who watched as the illusion of the idyllic suburban life the couple shared together began to shatter.
The Suspect: A true story of love, betrayal, marriage and murder #ad - Extract from the suspectwith the sound of her heart pounding loudly in her ears, Rose Callaly drove as quickly as she could in the direction of her daughter’s home. Gripping the steering wheel tightly, she did her best to calm herself down by going through all of the logical reasons why Rachel O’Reilly might not be answering her telephone.
Maybe she was out shopping or visiting a friend and had left her mobile at home by mistake, maybe there was a fault with the line, maybe … Rose shook her head and decided to concentrate on the road instead; it was safer that way. Thankfully trafﬁc was good and within 20 minutes she was parking in the driveway of her daughter’s bungalow, which lay nestled in the picturesque countryside of north Dublin.
As she pulled up beside rachel’s renault Scenic, which was parked in the same spot she always left it, Rose’s sense of foreboding deepened.
Fatal Dosage: The True Story of a Nurse on Trial for MurderCrossroad Press #ad - Now she had everything she wanted—until the nightmare began at Morton General Hospital. The crimelicensed practical nurse Anne Capute administered a fatal dose of morphine to a dying patient, Norma Leanues. One dedicated nurse battling against the vast influence of the medical establishment. Hillier was off on a European vacation, and Anne Capute was suspended.
Anne claimed she was following common practice at Morton General, with a verbal approval by Dr. Hers is a true story of courage, drama, and penetrating suspense that no reader will soon forget. Hillier, to administer unrestricted doses of morphine as a humane antidote to the unbearable suffering of terminal cases.
Fatal Dosage: The True Story of a Nurse on Trial for Murder #ad - The chargeone day after the death of Mrs. And the most damaging prosecution witness of all was Dr. Three days later she was advised to retain a lawyer—she would be standing trial for first degree murder. The trialone after another, doctors and nurses with whom Anne had worked so closely testified against her.
Leanues, Dr. Suddenly anne’s life’s dream was destroyed. Fatal dosagebecoming a nurse was the realization of Anne Capute’s lifelong dream. And as her personal life, too, began to shatter, there remained little hope of acquittal—or justice.
Deadly Goals: The True Story of an All-American Football Hero Who Stalked and MurderedDiversion Books #ad - Addicted to steroids and nearly destitute after walking away from a football career with the Cleveland Browns, Pernell set his sights obsessively on Jeannie Butkowski. The gripping true story of a small town football hero and the murder he almost got away with. A star athlete with a winning smile, Pernell Jefferson had no trouble attracting women.
But beneath his immaculate exterior lurked a beast that left nothing but battered women and broken dreams in his path. Calling her at every hour of the day, showing up to her home unannounced, and battering her when she turned her attention toward other men, Pernell made Jeannie a prisoner of her own home and her own mind.
Deadly Goals: The True Story of an All-American Football Hero Who Stalked and Murdered #ad - After jeannie’s sudden disappearance, the Butkowski family and Jeannie’s friends could name the man responsible. But police, despite subsequently discovering Jeannie’s charred remains in a small Virginia town, refused to question the man most likely linked to the brutal crime. Deadly goals explores the devastating details of pernell jefferson’s past, the disturbing nature of his crimes, and the impassioned cries for justice from Jeannie’s family at a pace so compelling that True Crime fans won’t be able to set down this must-read from seasoned author Wilt Browning.
Reasonable Doubt: A Shocking Story of Lust and Murder in the American HeartlandBookBaby #ad - The apparent weapons, an ax and butcher knife, are found nearby. A mother and her three young children are found hacked to death in their beds. Police paint a darker picture, and prosecutors face the daunting task of convicting him on a case based on completely circumstantial evidence. A month later the husband and father, who was away on a business trip when the bodies were found, is accused of the killings.
A new york times best-seller, this book has now been updated with additional content and photos. Police believe he methodically murdered his wife and children before he left. Readers often comment they must continually remind themselves that this story is real, that "Reasonable Doubt" is testament to the fact truth is stranger than fiction.
Reasonable Doubt: A Shocking Story of Lust and Murder in the American Heartland #ad - But why? a successful businessman and devoted member of a fundamentalist religious group, David Hendricks has the total support of his extended family. The book has also been used in college-level criminal justice courses to explain and illustrate the legal concept of reasonable doubt.
While She Slept: A Husband, a Wife, a Brutal MurderSt. Martin's True Crime #ad - Two kids, a dog, a nice house of the picket fence variety. Jeff and jill Cahill seemed to have it all. Jeff and jill had been having serious financial problems and were headed towards divorce, legally separated but living in the same house until Jill could afford to move out. But on april 21, 1996 jeff and Jill had a torrid argument while their kids were upstairs sleeping.
Six months later, she was dead. She received a visitor. On october 27th of that same year, staffers at the University Hospital in Syracuse New York, noticed a strange-looking guy lurking in the hallway wearing a wig and outdoor boots. When jill's nurse went to check on her patient, with bruises around her mouth, she found her gasping for air, and white powder later to be determined as cyanide flecked across her chest.
. While she slept is marion collins' shocking true crime book about a man who would stop at nothing to keep his wife from testifying against him. In the aftermath, jeff claimed that his wife had started stabbing him with a kitchen knife--and that was the reason for his taking a Louisville slugger straight to her head.
While She Slept: A Husband, a Wife, a Brutal Murder #ad - But their relationship wasn't as happy as it seemed. When jill cahill was leaving to return home after visiting with her family for a week, she turned to her sister with a grin, and said: "If Jeff kills me, you can have all my things. A few days later, she was in a coma in a Syracuse hospital, her skull shattered by a savage beating inflicted by her 37-year-old husband.
"Please ... Don't Kill Me": The True Story of the Milo MurderCrossroad Press #ad - His fast-track ride to the top came to a violent halt on August 11, when Milo was found dead in his luxurious Ohio home, 1980, shot twice in the head. It is also a tale of the human weakness, desperation, and overwhelming greed that led to a sudden death. His own family refused to cooperate with the authorities.
Clues pointed toward Milo's involvement with the Mafia, the drug world, and the gay community. I don't care who you hire, or what the company has to pay him … so long as he's the best there is. This anguished cry from the wife of murder victim Dean Milo would draw private investigator Bill Dear into one of the most frustrating and ultimately triumphant cases of his career.
"Please ... Don't Kill Me": The True Story of the Milo Murder #ad - Dean milo was a phenomenally successful businessman who had built a tiny family business into a $50 million-a-year corporation. And time was ticking by …In desperation, Maggie Milo turned to Texas private eye Bill Dear. Along the way he had established a lengthy list of enemies that began with his immediate family and stretched throughout the social and business community.
. This is the gripping story of the remarkable collaboration between Dear and the police detectives of Akron, that led to eleven convictions, Ohio, an Ohio record. A blank telegram form lay nearby. Four months after his death, the investigation remained a confusing collection of non sequiturs.
Blood Will Tell: A Shocking True Story of Marriage, Murder, and Fatal Family Secrets St. Martin's True Crime LibrarySt. Martin's True Crime #ad - By the time the palo alto police Department looked closer at the death of Kristine Fitzhugh, there could be only one conclusion. Then came the shocking news that Kristine Fitzhugh was dead, the victim of a terrible accident. And as the case progressed, one by one, the hidden secrets of the Fitzhugh family came spilling out.
Who would do such a thing? Protesting his innocence, Kenneth Fitzhugh was arrested and tried for the murder of his wife. For twenty years, ken and kristine Fitzhugh and their two sons had lived lives of comfortable middle-class normality in the university town of Palo Alto, California. Blood will tell is the shocking true story of a seemingly happy family and the deadly secrets that led to murder.
Blood Will Tell: A Shocking True Story of Marriage, Murder, and Fatal Family Secrets St. Martin's True Crime Library #ad - Someone had murdered kristine in her own home, inflicting a series of horrific blows to the back of her head, and then cleaned up the mess to make it look like an accident. They were The Perfect Family.
Fatal Charm: The Shocking True Story of Serial Wife Killer Randy RothOpen Road Media #ad - Randy roth was handsome, kind, hardworking, and in top physical shape. But when roth’s fourth wife, drowned in an apparent speedboating accident in Washington State’s Lake Sammamish just weeks after their first anniversary, Cynthia, a pattern of suspicious behavior finally caught up to him. From the bestselling author of the Search for the Green River Killer: A chilling true account of the dream husband who was every woman’s nightmare.
But for all his charm and good looks, he was seemingly cursed with the ladies. . His first marriage ended in divorce before the couple’s fifth anniversary; his second wife plunged to her death during a hike; and his third wife left him after less than five months. As roth set about collecting on a hefty insurance payout, the authorities were on to his game.
Fatal Charm: The Shocking True Story of Serial Wife Killer Randy Roth #ad - Roth had been careful—and so close to getting away with it. But, as chronicled by seattle times reporter and Pulitzer Prize finalist Carlton Smith, his lies were about to come crashing down around him.
The Officer's Wife: A True Story of Unspeakable Betrayal and Cold-Blooded Murder St. Martin's True Crime LibrarySt. Martin's Paperbacks #ad - On the surface, marty and Michelle Theer appeared to be the perfect married couple. With each encounter, Michelle became more daring in her sexual escapades. She was a psychologist in Fayetteville, North Carolina. But no one knew of the double life Michelle was leading. In 2002, authorities finally captured her.
A case that shocked the american military communityfor three months, a jury would hear graphic testimony delving into the sordid details of Michelle's swinging sex life as the happy veneer of the Theers's marriage was quickly peeled away. But one man stood out among all the rest: former U. S. Then on december 17, 2000, marty was gunned down on a street outside of Michelle's office building.
The Officer's Wife: A True Story of Unspeakable Betrayal and Cold-Blooded Murder St. Martin's True Crime Library #ad - Tired of spending one too many nights apart from Marty who was often away on his flight missions, Michelle turned to the Internet to meet men and relieve her loneliness. A man in uniformhe was a captain in the U. S. Air Force. Suspicion first turned to Diamond, and she watched him take the fall for a murder she had masterminded.
When authorities went after her, Michelle vanished. Army staff Sergeant John Diamond.