House of Sorrows (A Translation of Baytul Ahzan)

By Shaykh Abbas al-Qummi - XKP

House of Sorrows is the 1st ever e-book in English to aspect the final six months of the lifetime of the one daughter of Prophet Muhammad, Fatema az-Zahra.

This ebook specializes in the prestige of girl Fatema from Qur'anic verses and traditions and delves into the occasions instantly previous the demise of Prophet Muhammad. there are many occasions mentioned during this textual content reminiscent of saqifah, the taking of Fadak, after which, in bright phrases, is going during the final months of her lifestyles. Be ready to shed tears as you learn the heart-wrenching occasions of what occurred to az-Zahra as acknowledged and narrated within the significant books of the Ahlus Sunnah and the Shi'a.



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Judgment Ridge: The True Story Behind the Dartmouth Murders

By Dick Lehr, Mitchell Zuckoff

A riveting research of the brutal murders of 2 Dartmouth professors –– a publication that, like In chilly Blood, finds the chilling fact in the back of a homicide that captivated the nation.

On a chilly evening in January 2001, the idyllic neighborhood of Dartmouth collage was once shattered via the invention that of its so much cherished professors were hacked to demise of their own residence. Investigators searched helplessly for clues linking the sufferers, part and Susanne Zantop, to their assassin or murderers. a number of weeks later, around the river, within the city of Chelsea, Vermont, police autos have been noticed in entrance of the home of highschool senior Robert Tulloch. The police had come to question Tulloch and his ally, Jim Parker. quickly , town came across the incomprehensible fact that Tulloch and Parker, of Chelsea's brightest and most well-liked sons, have been now fugitives, sought after for the murders of part and Susanne Zantop.

Authors Mitchell Zuckoff and Dick Lehr supply a bright explication of a homicide that captivated the country, in addition to dramatic revelations in regards to the forces that grew to become well known childrens into killers. Judgement Ridge conveys a deep appreciation for the lives (and the devastating loss) of part and Susanne Zantop, whereas additionally offering a transparent portrait of the killers, their households, and their group –and, possibly, a caution to any dad or mum approximately what evil may perhaps lurk within the hearts of boys.

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Every Breath You Take: A True Story of Obsession, Revenge, and Murder

By Ann Rule

"If whatever ever occurs to me...
locate Ann Rule and ask her to put in writing my story."

In might be the 1st true-crime publication written on the victim's request, Ann Rule untangles an internet of lies and brutality that culminated within the homicide of Sheila Blackthorne Bellush -- a lady Rule by no means met, yet whose stunning tale she now chronicles with compassion, exacting element, and unvarnished candor. even supposing fortunately ensconced in a loving moment marriage, and a brand new kin of quadruplets, Sheila by no means really escaped the vicious enslavement of her ex-husband, magnate Allen Blackthorne, a good-looking charmer -- and a violent, controlling sociopath who subjected Sheila to unthinkable abuse of their marriage, and terrorized her for a decade after their divorce. while Sheila was once slain in her domestic, within the presence of her 4 little toddlers, experts raced to hyperlink the crime to Blackthorne, the guy who vowed to observe Sheila's each stream in his obsessive quest for energy and revenge.

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The Baby Thief: The Untold Story of Georgia Tann, the Baby Seller Who Corrupted Adoption

By Barbara Bisantz Raymond

The tale, first advised by means of Barbara Raymond in article that encouraged a 60 Minutes characteristic, used to be stunning. Georgia Tann, nationally lauded for arranging adoptions out of her children’s domestic in Memphis, Tennessee, used to be really a child vendor who terrorized bad, usually unwed moms via stealing their young ones and promoting them to filthy rich consumers like actors Joan Crawford and Dick Powell. mom and dad could hold little toddlers interior, and the mummy more suitable of a neighborhood orphanage concealed infants in attics, yet, safe via political boss Ed Crump, Tann bought over 5,000 kids, and did a lot worse. such a lot of died via forget that Memphis’s toddler mortality expense soared to the top within the kingdom. Tann abused a few of her fees, and positioned others with pedophiles. in the course of her twenty-six years of operation from 1924 to 1950, Tann additionally almost invented smooth American adoption, popularizing it, commercializing it, and corrupting it with secrecy. to hide her crimes, Tann falsified adoptees’ start certificate, sealing their actual ones and issuing new ones that portrayed adoptive mom and dad as beginning mom and dad. this tradition used to be authorized by means of legislators around the state who believed it's going to spare adoptees the onus of illegitimacy.
An adoptive mom and award-winning journalist who interviewed hundreds of thousands of Georgia Tann sufferers, Barbara Raymond has written a riveting account of a bit identified and darkish bankruptcy in American background. Its issues proceed to reverberate, with so much states nonetheless denying grownup adoptees their unique beginning certificate and harboring different remnants of Tann’s corrupt practices.

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Beating the Devil's Game: A History of Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation

First time in paperback? crucial examining for the thousands of enthusiasts of CSI and Cold Case Files.

Katherine Ramsland, a popular professional in criminology, lines the tale of the evolution of forensic science??from thirteenth-century chinese language reports of decomposition in the course of the flowering of technological know-how through the Renaissance and its veritable explosion throughout the period of Newtonian physics, to the marvels of the current day and past. alongside the way in which, she introduces readers to such forensic pioneers because the father of toxicology; the criminalturned- detective who based the Parisian Sureté; and trailblazers like William Bass whose built-in application in entomology, anthropology, and pathology on the Forensic Anthropology heart has galvanized the sector.

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Never Enough

By Joe McGinniss

At thirty-nine, Nancy Kissel had all of it: glamour, gusto, garishly flaunted wealth, and the royal way of life of the expatriate spouse. let alone 3 little ones and what a chum defined as "the top marriage within the universe". That marriage - to Merrill Lynch and previous Goldman Sachs funding banker Robert Kissel - ended by surprise one November evening in 2003 within the bed room in their luxurious residence excessive above Hong Kong's glittering Victoria Harbour. Why? Hong Kong prosecutors, who charged Nancy with homicide, stated she desired to inherit Rob's thousands and begin a brand new lifestyles with a blue-collar lover who lived in a brand new Hampshire trailer park. She acknowledged she'd killed in self-defense whereas battling for her existence opposed to an abusive, cocaine-addicted husband who had compelled her for years to undergo his brutal sexual calls for. Her 2005 trial, lasting for months and wealthy in lurid element, captivated Hong Kong's expatriate neighborhood and attracted awareness around the world. lower than a yr after the jury of 7 chinese language voters lower back its unforeseen verdict, Rob's brother, Andrew, a Connecticut genuine property rich person dealing with legal for fraud and embezzlement, used to be additionally stumbled on useless: stabbed within the again within the basement of his multimillion-dollar Greenwich mansion by way of individual or folks unknown. by no means adequate is the harrowing real tale of those brothers, Robert and Andrew Kissel, who grew up eager to personal the realm yet as an alternative wound up murdered part an international aside; and of Nancy Kissel, a riddle wrapped inside of an enigma, a contemporary American lady for whom having all of it would possibly not were sufficient. during this singularly compelling narrative, Joe McGinniss - prior grasp at exposing the darkish middle of the yankee kin within the bestsellers deadly imaginative and prescient, Blind religion, and vicious Doubt - explores his darkest and most annoying topic but: a sensible and lovely relations so corroded by means of greed that it destroys itself from inside of. here's a kinfolk saga

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Final Vision: The Last Word on Jeffrey MacDonald

By Joe McGinniss

It's the longest-running felony case in U.S. historical past, and essentially the most frightening homicide situations of its time, with chilling echoes of the Manson Family’s “Helter Skelter” killings: Jeffrey MacDonald, a good-looking, Ivy League–educated eco-friendly Beret military general practitioner, accused of brutally stabbing and clubbing to dying his pregnant spouse and younger daughters in the midst of the evening. MacDonald was once ultimately convicted and is serving 3 consecutive existence sentences. the author Joe McGinniss first received drawn into the tale in 1979, whilst he begun paintings on what turned the definitive account of the case, "Fatal Vision." yet within the years in view that, MacDonald hasn't ever stopped submitting appeals, and several other high-profile writers have raised questions about even if he can be blameless in the end. McGinniss, mostly silent at the subject for years, eventually rebuts all of them during this compelling follow-up to his 1983 bestseller.

To today, provocative questions nonetheless swirl round the murders: What might reason a probably fortunately married guy to slaughter his family members so viciously, with a wood membership, knives, and an ice choose? Who have been the drug-crazed hippies who MacDonald insisted broke into his apartment and devoted the crimes? Did the govt. and the army really suppress facts which could turn out MacDonald’s innocence? And what concerning the mysterious and deeply bothered lady within the Floppy Hat?

Forty-three years after the murders, the debate lives on. MacDonald, now a gray-haired sixty-eight-year-old, maintains to draw supporters, such a lot lately acclaimed filmmaker Errol Morris, whose contemporary booklet casts doubt at the conviction. The ruling on MacDonald’s newest movement for a brand new trial is due in early 2013, yet as McGinniss makes transparent during this interesting, authoritative e-book, his guilt is undeniable.


Over the process 40 years, the overdue Joe McGinniss wrote dozens of journal articles and released twelve books, 11 of them nonfiction. In each decade of his unconventional occupation, certainly one of his books grew to become a vintage: “The promoting of the President,” “Going to Extremes,” “Fatal Vision,” and “The Miracle of Castel di Sangro.” he's additionally the writer of “The Dream Team,” “Blind Faith,” “Cruel Doubt,” and “The final Brother.”


“McGinniss is the Alfred Hitchcock of the true-crime style, a style he frequently transcends.” —The Boston Globe

“McGinniss writes with the uncensored, sensuous perceptions of a naturalistic novelist.” —Los Angeles instances

“Joe McGinniss simply retains writing tales that go beyond the [true crime] genre.” —Chicago Tribune

“I imagine ‘Fatal imaginative and prescient’ is one of the most sensible true-crime books ever written.” —Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning writer and columnist for the Washington submit journal

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Gangs: My Close Calls With The Hardest Men On The Streets From Rio

By Ross Kemp

Ross Kemp squares as much as the world's toughest streetfighters in Gangs... internationally hundreds of thousands of individuals are individuals of highway gangs. In teams they struggle, stab, rob, rape and homicide somebody who is not certainly one of their very own. And while rival gangs meet - what you get is struggle. Ross Kemp, whose dad used to be a copper and taught him correct from incorrect, determined to infiltrate those mystery underworld firms to find who they're, what makes them tick and what the legislations is doing to cut down their illegal activity. On his harrowing trip he: • meets murderous individuals of the quantity gang in a Cape city penal complex • crosses paths with warlords in Guatemala • will get shot at in El Salvador • is determined on fireplace as an initiation try out for Russian Neo-Nazis merely television hardman Ross Kemp may get this as regards to the world's so much violent road gangs: he is difficult adequate to earn their belief and so get them to confide their innermost secrets and techniques. it is a wild experience - and never for the faint hearted. Ross Kemp used to be born in Essex in 1964, to a father who was once a senior detective with the Metropolitan Police and had served within the military for 4 years. he's a BAFTA award-winning actor, journalist and writer, who's most sensible identified for his function of furnish Mitchell in Eastenders. His award-winning documentary sequence Ross Kemp on Gangs resulted in his foreign acceptance as an investigative journalist.

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Fred & Rose: The Full Story of Fred and Rose West and the Gloucester House of Horrors

By Howard Sounes

This can be an account of the serial murders at 25 Cromwell highway, Gloucester, in response to interviews with relations and acquaintances of Fred and Rose West. the writer broke the tale of the killings in a piece of writing in The Sunday Mirror in March 1994.

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