Doing Time Like A Spy: How the CIA Taught Me to Survive and by John Kiriakou

By John Kiriakou

On February 28, 2013, after pleading to blame to violating the Intelligence Identities defense Act, John Kiriakou all started serving a thirty month legal sentence. His crime: blowing the whistle at the CIA's use of torture on Al Qaeda prisoners.

Doing Time Like A Spy is Kiriakou's memoir of his twenty-three months in criminal. utilizing twenty lifestyles abilities he discovered in CIA operational education, he used to be in a position to maintain himself secure and on the best of the criminal social heap. together with his award-winning web publication sequence "Letters from Loretto," Doing Time Like a Spy is right now a searing magazine of day-by-day legal lifestyles and an alternately humorous and heartbreaking observation at the federal legal system.

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The Ballad of Jacob Peck by Debra Komar

By Debra Komar

Shortlisted, Democracy 250 Atlantic e-book Award for old Writing

On a frigid February night in 1805, Amos Babcock brutally murdered Mercy corridor. Believing that he was once being urged by means of God, Babcock stabbed and disembowelled his personal sister, sooner than dumping her useless physique in a rural New Brunswick snowbank.

The Ballad of Jacob Peck is the tragic and engaging tale of ways isolation, duplicity, and non secular mania became impoverished, hard-working humans violent, resulting in a homicide and an execution. Babcock was once hanged for the homicide of his sister, yet in her meticulously researched e-book, Debra Komar indicates that itinerant preacher Jacob Peck must have swung correct beside him. The secret lies no longer within the whodunit, yet relatively in a lingering query: should still Jacob Peck, whose incendiary sermons without delay contributed to the killing, were charged with the homicide of Mercy Hall?

In this epic saga, media money owed of what occurred within the aftermath of the homicide have taken on a existence all their very own, one outfitted of half-truths, conjecture, and narrative units designed to titillate, if no longer tell. A forensic research of against the law from the Canadian frontier, the story of Jacob Peck, Amos Babcock, and Mercy corridor continues to be as arguable and riveting this present day because it was once greater than 2 hundred years ago.

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Cartel Wives: The true story of how an extraordinary family by Mia Flores,Olivia Flores

By Mia Flores,Olivia Flores

To their neighbours, Olivia and Mia Flores are standard unmarried mums, their days choked with packing their kid's lunches, using them to football and attending PTA conferences. yet Olivia and Mia are whatever yet usual. They stay in worry, hiding at the back of assumed identities to flee a prior life.

Raised in Chicago in loving, law-abiding households, either ladies had fathers who have been law enforcement officials. but they fell in love with exact dual brothers, Pedro and Margarito Flores, males who have been to turn into of America's largest drug traffickers, and an essential component of El Chapo's Sinaloa Cartel. They lived wildly sumptuous lives while they attempted to omit their guilt and live to tell the tale the ubiquitous threats of betrayal, kidnapping, demise or imprisonment that shape a continuing backdrop to cartel lifestyles. because the stakes in their enterprise grew ever larger and bloodier, and the implications in their activities grew to become extra unendurable, the 2 households ultimately made a determined selection: to show their backs on their legal existence and turn into crucial drug informants in US historical past.

Now, from at the back of the cloak of witness safety, Olivia and Mia have come ahead for the 1st time to inform the entire tale in their family's choice to threat everything-and search redemption.

Cartel Wives is a love tale, an insiders' check out the terrifying yet high-flying modern day drug empire and, ultimately, the tale of a huge federal govt operation to deliver down some of the most feared males within the world.

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Misery Injustice by Ray Wolfe

By Ray Wolfe

This publication used to be written from the true lifestyles bills of judicial corruption in Missouri that the writer Ray Wolfe has persisted from the time he was once 16 years outdated. How the tyrants, sitting on judicial benches in southwest Missouri has violated his Constitutional rights and value him cash whereas aiding the Lawrence County prosecutor who has maliciously and vindictively filed fake fees on him. That the Lawrence County Missouri prosecutor has even breached his accountability by means of conspiring with one other neighborhood prosecutor to contrive and cost Mr. Wolfe with a criminal crime, simply to preserve Wolfe from acquiring a legislation measure. This publication includes actual existence travesties fo justice that are meant to no longer be allowed during this country.

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The Missing Chapter Lee Harvey Oswald In The Far East by Jack Swike

By Jack Swike

ahead of Lee Harvey Oswald grew to become associated with the JFK assassination, he was once a mediocre U.S. Marine assigned to a radar squadron in Japan. writer Jack R. Swike, a former Marine Corps Intelligence Officer stationed in Japan, spent over twenty years learning Oswald's actions in a foreign country, leading to The lacking bankruptcy: Lee Harvey Oswald within the some distance East. This booklet will debunk a number of the myths approximately Oswald's existence throughout the chilly battle period. for example, few humans be aware of that Oswald's Marine squadron was once stationed close to a best mystery atomic bomb facility at the Atsugi Naval Air box in Japan, which additionally housed U-2 secret agent planes. utilizing the main trustworthy assets on hand, plus interviews with those who knew or had ties to Oswald, Swike has compiled a e-book of ancient importance in unraveling a bankruptcy of Oswald's existence that had readily been overlooked.

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Wicked Syracuse: A History of Sin in Salt City by Neil K. MacMillan

By Neil K. MacMillan

Gangsters, teach theft, forgery and prostitution--these misdeeds are extra usually linked to ny urban or the Wild West, yet make no mistake, Syracuse, manhattan, has housed its justifiable share of vice and sinners. A rebellion brought on politicians to make Syracuse a urban within the first position. a guy who billed himself as "Dillinger the second one" as soon as walked 'Cuse's streets, and a infamous gangster boasted of his wish to retire in Salt urban. on the finish of the 19th century, neither legislations enforcement nor fervent clergy might cease rampant illicit playing. neighborhood writer Neil MacMillan excursions town of Syracuse, unearthing stories of its so much notorious citizens and their dastardly deeds--from unusual murders to bounty jumpers to vandals.

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Herman “Baron” Lamm, the Father of Modern Bank Robbery by Walter Mittelstaedt

By Walter Mittelstaedt

Former Prussian soldier Herman “Baron” Lamm (1890–1930) tailored his army education to a miles much less noble career after relocating to the United States, constructing a name as one in every of history’s so much significant and effective financial institution robbers. Lamm’s time fell among Butch Cassidy and John Dillinger’s infamous careers, and Lamm by no means bought the eye of the 2 recognized gunslingers. this primary full-length biography promotes Lamm from his assisting position, tracing his legal exploits and his pioneering use of ideas like “casing” a financial institution and making plans get away routes. research of arrest documents reveals Lamm’s genius as a legal mastermind a lot overvalued, and an in depth exam of the trial transcript of fellow gang participants Walter Detrich and James Clark brings to lifestyles Lamm’s stunning downfall.

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Guy Burgess: The Spy Who Knew Everyone by Stewart Purvis,Jeff Hulbert

By Stewart Purvis,Jeff Hulbert

Cambridge undercover agent man Burgess was once a excellent networker, with a contacts ebook that integrated everybody from statesmen to socialites, high-ranking govt officers to the well-known actors and literary figures of the day. He additionally set a most useful for conflicts of curiosity, operating variously, and infrequently concurrently, for the BBC, MI5, MI6, the struggle workplace, the Ministry of data and the KGB. regardless of this, Burgess used to be by no means challenged or arrested by way of Britain’s spy-catchers in a decade and a 1/2 espionage; soiled, scruffy, sexually promiscuous, a ‘slob’, conspicuously under the influence of alcohol and always drawing recognition to himself, his superiors have been confident he was once a long way an excessive amount of of a legal responsibility to were recruited through Moscow. Now, with a huge iteration of thousands of records into the nationwide documents, Stewart Purvis and Jeff Hulbert display simply how this captivating institution insider used to be capable of idiot his many acquaintances and pals for therefore lengthy, ruthlessly exploiting them to penetrate significant British associations with no suspicion, the entire whereas operating for the KGB. Purvis and Hulbert additionally aspect his ultimate days in Moscow - so frequently a postscript in his tale - in addition to the instant the institution ultimately became on him, outmanoeuvring his makes an attempt to come back to England after he started to remorse his selection to defect.

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Chasing Joseph by Jamall Joseph D. Robinson

By Jamall Joseph D. Robinson

whilst making the choice no matter if to inform my tale in print, I
have to confess, I struggled. I knew that it intended i'd have
to percentage the entire occasions of my existence earlier.

And I knew that it intended i'd need to exhibit it all - a few of
which I’m no longer proud to be linked to irrespective of how I
feel wronged or victimized as a result of a hurry to judgment by way of the
media. It’s ironic that i might even are looking to demonstrate anything
since i've been so fiercely protecting of my picture in light
of fresh occasions.

To this present day, i've been hung public-squarestyle,
by the click, via strangers, alone even, yet mostly
by easy individuals who think all that they learn within the papers.
Even the courts are extra simply, for my part, than the mobs
that rushed to judgement.

I comprehend the totality of discomfort that was once brought on by my former affiliates. I additionally comprehend my accountability in being even peripherally concerned with those monsters this can be the tail of a reborn man.

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