Join us on a literary world trip!
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Subscribe to read the full book or read the first pages for free!
All characters reduced
Strange Crime - Oddball Crimes Capers Plots Laws and More - cover

Strange Crime - Oddball Crimes Capers Plots Laws and More

Press Editors of Portable

Publisher: Portable Press

  • 0
  • 1
  • 0

Summary

From dognappings to Munchausen by proxy to early forensics and hot felons, these unbelievable true crime stories will blow your mind. 2019 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Silver Winner in HumorForeword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Winner—2018 BRONZE Winner for Humor (Adult Nonfiction) Loaded with dozens of entertaining and amusing articles about actual crimes, this latest book from Portable Press will definitely leave you scratching your head. Dumb crooks, celebrities gone bad, unsolved mysteries, odd laws, and more, Strange Crime has plenty of stories that will make you ask yourself, “What could they possibly have been thinking?” This easily portable ebook is ideal for readers on the go. Take it to school, to work, to jury duty!Strange Crime delves into such weirdness as . . .·      The Dexter influence·      Eerie similarities in the trials of Lizzie Bordon and O. J. Simpson·      Bird testimony—parrots as witnesses·      Cases of instant justice·      Celebrities’ days in court·      Mediocre masterminds·      Terrible twins·      Night Stalker strangeness And more
Available since: 06/05/2018.
Print length: 450 pages.

Other books that might interest you

  • A Citizen’s Guide to the Rule of Law - Why We Need to Fight for the Most Precious Human Invention of All Time - cover

    A Citizen’s Guide to the Rule of...

    Adis Merdzanovic, Kalypso...

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    In our daily lives, the rule of law matters more than anything and yet remains an invisible presence. We trust in the rule of law to protect us from governmental overreach, mafia godfathers, or the will of the majority. We take the rule of law for granted, often failing to recognize its demise—until it is too late. For under attack it is, not only in the growing number of authoritarian countries around the world but in Europe, too.
    
    As a citizen’s guide, this book explains in plain language what the rule of law is, why it matters, and why we have to defend it. The starting point is to ask why EU efforts to promote the rule of law in candidate countries have succeeded or failed, and what this tells us about what is happening inside the EU. The authors move on to suggest ways of strengthening the rule of law in Europe and beyond. This book is a call to action in defense of the most precious human invention of all time.
    Show book
  • Increase Energy: Hypnosis Downloads - cover

    Increase Energy: Hypnosis Downloads

    Craig Beck

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Do you get that feeling that you could achieve so much more in life if you just had a bit more energy? Perhaps you are constantly feeling lethargic and it's holding you back?You are not broken! All self-limiting beliefs, phobias and bad habits are simply bad programs buried in the unconscious area of the mind. Willpower is entirely ineffective in dealing with these issues because you are prevented from accessing the source of the problem.Craig Beck is a master hypnotist, a world-renowned respected timeline therapist and NLP master practitioner. Craig understands what makes people tick and more importantly how to access and remove the erroneous programs in the subconscious mind that cause us problems in everyday life.  Designed to quickly help you overcome lethargy and achieve your full potential; Use this powerful and proven MP3 hypnosis download to dramatically help increase your energy levels. Unique speed hypnosis technique for rapid resultsEasy to use on any device including smartphonesRapidly develop more energy in day-to-day life.A highly effective solution to long term lethargy.Replace your self doubt with a new constructive habitThis kindle book includes a free MP3 download link for the accompanying hypnosis track.
    Show book
  • Poverty is not Natural - cover

    Poverty is not Natural

    George Curtis

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Across Europe, politicians and economists remain locked into micromanaging the welfare state established post-war, tweaking it here and tweaking it there to ameliorate the consequences of poverty, but failing to end poverty. Instead of focusing on consequences, George Curtis seeks the cause of poverty. This was laid bare in a book, Progress and Poverty, by an American economist, Henry George, in 1879. Two years later, without any prior knowledge of George’s work, an Irish bishop, Thomas Nulty, came to the same conclusion from a theological point of view. Yet, despite poverty remaining a crisis in today’s 21st century society, the moral and economic arguments made by George have remained unaddressed. The author of this book regenerates George’s ideas, recognizing that the cause of poverty is entrenched throughout the world in a widely accepted social institution, just as slavery once was. Henry George argued that a true understanding of Christianity led to the conclusion that the “right of property, originating in the right of the individual to himself, is the only full and complete right of property. It attaches to things produced by labor, but cannot attach to things produced by God.” George Curtis analyzes Henry George’s remedy for poverty with a fine balance between Christian moral sensitivity and economic pragmatism, observing its effect on Christian social teaching, and its relevance in addressing the contemporary nature of poverty. Poverty is not Natural demonstrates that what is morally right is also the most economically efficient.
    Show book
  • How to Move & Learn - An evidence-based guide to embedding physically active learning in your school - cover

    How to Move & Learn - An...

    Bryn Llewellyn, Ian Holmes,...

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Foreword by Dr Andy Daly-Smith.
    We already know that increased physical activity and a reduction in the sedentary time spent sitting at desks have wide-ranging benefits (including to brain function), so what if there were also evidence that using movement in the learning process improves outcomes for children? What if we could then map out ways to support teachers in adapting their practice to make this a reality?
    In How to Move & Learn Bryn Llewellyn, Ian Holmes and Richard Allman do just that - sharing the latest research from around the world and providing teachers with the means and motivation to identify opportunities to integrate movement purposefully into the teaching and learning process.
    The links between health and education are paramount, and this book explores these connections and presents a wealth of ideas, activities and resources to help teachers unlock the potential of the school and outdoor environments for learning across all curriculum subjects.
    Suitable for all primary school teachers and leaders.
    Show book
  • Cure Mental Disorder Coaching sessions & Mediations - paradigm shift deconstruct pattern raise awareness increase mental toughness calm your mind peacefulness instant relief recovery - cover

    Cure Mental Disorder Coaching...

    Think ThinkAndBloom

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Mental disorders including depression, stress & anxieties are not uncommon in our world. There are constant stimuli that affect our brain activities. It is not easy for us to stand grounded within our psyche. 
    Through meditations & coaching sessions we are not only helping to relieve stress and anxieties. We will rewire your brain to create a paradigm shift so that you can connect to your subconscious side. 
    In this course, we will Relief mental stressesLet go of anxietiesCalm your mindLiving in the momentShift your subconsciousCreate a paradigm shiftRoad to recoveryRelease toxic thoughtsAnd much more 
    By talking to our bodies and subconscious mind, we build a deeper communication with ourselves and heal the parts that are distorted.
    Show book
  • Nine Guiding Principles for Women in Higher Education - cover

    Nine Guiding Principles for...

    Karyn Z. Sproles

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Although there are more women in higher education than ever before—and increasingly in leadership positions—their paths to success are more difficult than those paved for men. Nine Guiding Principles for Women in Higher Education is a concise and accessible resource aimed at helping women faculty succeed in their academic careers. Karyn Z. Sproles offers guidance, humor, and courage to women in higher education, paying particular attention to those with children and women of color.Based on a wide range of scholarship, stories from dozens of women, and Sproles's personal experience from thirty-four years as a professor, department chair, and dean, Nine Principles offers advice on facing down impostor syndrome; avoiding social isolation; building networks of mentors; preparing for tenure; balancing teaching, scholarship, and home life; and more.Practical and visionary, the nine principles guide listeners from the beginning of their careers through to leadership roles. Women in academia will find the tools they need to balance success with the rest of life's demands. Each chapter ends with a quick list of advice for easy reference. Rounding out the book is a workshop section that can be used by individual listeners or as a guide for conducting workshops and faculty development programs.
    Show book