For years, david and louise had kept their children in increasing isolation, trapping them in a sinister world of torture, fear, and near starvation. But what police discovered when they entered the Turpin family home would eclipse the most shocking child abuse cases in history. On january 14, a seventeen-year-old girl climbed out of the window of her Perris, 2018, California home and dialed 911 on a borrowed cell phone.
The Family Next Door: The Heartbreaking Imprisonment of the Thirteen Turpin Siblings and Their Extraordinary Rescue #ad - From new york times bestselling true crime author John Glatt comes the devastating story of the Turpins: a seemingly normal family whose dark secrets would shock and captivate the world. I’ve never been out, ” she stammered. In the first major account of the case, investigative journalist John Glatt delves into the disturbing details and recounts the bravery of the thirteen siblings in the face of unimaginable horror.
When the dispatcher asked for her address, the girl hesitated.
My Sweet Angel: The True Story of Lacey Spears, the Seemingly Perfect Mother Who Murdered Her Son in Cold BloodSt. Martin's Press #ad - But in reality, lacey was a text book case of Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome. Lacey spears made international headlines in January 2015 when she was charged with the “depraved mind” murder of her five-year-old son Garnett. When a westchester county jury found her guilty of killing Garnett in April 2015, she was sentenced to twenty years to life in prison.
Using lacey’s own never-before-seen facebook, an exclusive prison interview with Lacey herself, and blog posts, Twitter, as well as interviews with her family and the three police investigators who broke the case, My Sweet Angelgives the definitive account of this extraordinary case that shocked the world.
My Sweet Angel: The True Story of Lacey Spears, the Seemingly Perfect Mother Who Murdered Her Son in Cold Blood #ad - The lacey spears story will be the subject of an hour-long special on Discovery ID, featuring author John Glatt, and CBS 48-Hours is working on a primetime special on the case. From the time he was an infant, she deliberately made Garnett sick to elicit sympathy from medical professionals, as well as her hundreds of followers on Facebook and other social media.
. Prosecutors alleged that the 27-year old mother had poisoned him with high concentrations of salt through his stomach tube. To the outside world lacey had seemed like the perfect mother, regularly posting dramatic updates on her son’s harrowing medical problems.
Sisters of Secrets: The Story Of Sisters Leading Up To The Turpin Case ArrestCreative Life Publishing & Learning Institute #ad - Secrets buried long ago could no longer remain buried. It was sent to the publisher just a week before the horrific event on January 15, 2018. Her story now had to be infused with the secrets that started to come out. The secrets are outThe life story of a Christ-following girl had been written. Secrets of a sisterhood.
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Twisted: The Secret Desires and Bizarre Double Life of Dr. Richard Sharpe St. Martin's True Crime LibrarySt. Martin's True Crime #ad - But not even his own family could have imagined that it would take cold-blooded murder to finally reveal the good doctor's disturbing secrets, and shatter forever the prosaic façade of an all-American family. When high school sweethearts karen and Richard Sharpe married, a desire for family, they shared an interest in medicine, and a dream for the future.
Sharpe was a compulsive cross-dresser with a penchant for his own daughter's underwear-a respected family man who had not only been taking hormones to grow breasts, but who stole his wife's birth control pills to supplement them. Fearing a crushing divorce settlement, Richard ended the marriage first by unloading a.
Twisted: The Secret Desires and Bizarre Double Life of Dr. Richard Sharpe St. Martin's True Crime Library #ad - 22-caliber rifle into Karen's chest. The murder revealed more about the millionaire doctor-and his double life-than polite Boston society was prepared for. He also had a secret that Shot His Picture-Perfect World To Hell. Behind the doors of their upscale Massachusetts home, Dr. For karen, that dream became a nightmare.
After years of abuse at the hands of her physician husband, she put an end to their 26-year marriage. He had a successful career, A Selfless Wife, And Three Loving Children.
My Mother, the Psychopath: Growing up in the shadow of a monsterEbury Digital #ad - Out of sight, she was subjected to cruelty and humiliation at the hands of the one person who should have loved and protected her at all times – her mother, Josephine. While appearing completely normal to the outside world, Josephine displayed all the signs of being a psychopath – unbeknown to her daughter until adulthood – and Olivia grew up feeling scared, worthless and exploited.
What do you do when the person you’re meant to trust the most in the world is the one trying to destroy you? ‘When people met her they thought how lovely she was, this attractive woman with a beautiful laugh. Even when she found the courage to cut ties, her mother found new ways to manipulate and deceive, attempting to destroy her life with a vicious campaign of abuse.
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But she was one person in public and another behind closed doors.
The Prince of Paradise: The True Story of a Hotel Heir, His Seductive Wife, and a Ruthless Murder St. Martin's True Crime LibrarySt. Martin's Press #ad - Heir to the legendary fontainebleau hotel, he spent his childhood surrounded by some of the world's biggest stars, including Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack, and Ann-Margret, Elvis Presley, who performed regularly at the Fontainebleau's La Ronde Room. He sat by while his parents entertained presidents and movie stars, as they reigned over Miami Beach in the ‘50's and ‘60's, and when the family business went sour he became wealthy in his own right, founding a multi-million dollar business using connections he made at the Fontainebleau.
They also suspected she was involved in the horrendous death of Novack's mother, just three months before. Ben novack, Jr. But it would be Narcy's own daughter who implicated her to the police. Was born into a life of luxury and opulence. Seven years earlier, police found Novack in an eerily similar situation—when his wife Narcy duct-taped him to a chair for twenty-four hours and robbed him.
The Prince of Paradise: The True Story of a Hotel Heir, His Seductive Wife, and a Ruthless Murder St. Martin's True Crime Library #ad - Claiming it was a sex game, he never pressed charges and never followed through with a divorce. But ben, Jr. S luxurious, celebrity-studded lifestyle would end in another hotel room—a thousand miles away from the one where he grew up—when police found him bound up in duct tape, beaten to death. Now prosecutors claimed Narcy let the vicious killers into the room and watched as they beat her husband with dumbbells.
John glatt tells the whole story of this twisted case of passion, and paradise lost, perversion, in Prince of Paradise.
The Unforgiven: The Untold Story of One Woman's Search for Love and JusticeBookBaby #ad - The brief but intense police investigation included seven interviews Hamm voluntarily gave police without the benefit of counsel. It's a case reminiscent of the explosive story of Susan Smith, convicted in the drownings of her two young sons in South Carolina. His "reasonable doubt", considered a true crime classic, was a New York Times best-seller.
. The outcome remains controversial to this day and comes full circle with state child welfare workers' concern about children born to Hamm since the fateful day at Clinton Lake. The unforgiven" co-author and journalist Edith Brady-Lunny covered the case from start-to-finish, beginning the night of the drownings.
The Unforgiven: The Untold Story of One Woman's Search for Love and Justice #ad - Amanda and her boyfriend survive. Together they have extensive first-hand knowledge of the case and access to nearly every record related to the court proceedings. Her co-author Steve Vogel lives nearby. Her three children do not. The question of whether it was a horrible accident or a murderous plot divided family and friends and traumatized the entire community.
But in "the unforgiven", three young children are in the back seat of a car driven by Amanda Hamm's boyfriend as it slips into an Illinois lake.
Cries in the Desert: The Shocking True Story of a Sadistic Torturer St. Martin's True Crime LibrarySt. Martin's True Crime #ad - She was chained to a padlocked metal collar. In the fall of 1999, a twenty-two-year-old woman was discovered naked and bleeding on the streets of a small New Mexico town south of Albuquerque. The tale she told authorties--of being beaten, raped, and tortured with electric shock--was unthinkable. What the fbi uncovered was unprecedented in the annals of serial crime: restraining devices, medical equipment, elaborate implements of torture, scalpels, books on human anatomy, and a gynecologist's examination table.
But these horrors were only part of the shocking story that would unfold in a stunning trial. Cries in the desert is the true story of "The Toy Box Killer"--a shocking story of torture and murder in the New Mexico desert. Until she led them to 59-year-old david Ray Parker, his 39-year-old financee Cindy Hendy--and the lakeside trailer they called their "toy box".
The Lost Girls: The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesusSt. Martin's Press #ad - There are also revealing interviews with several Castro family members, musician friends and several neighbors who witnessed the dramatic rescue. New york times bestselling crime writer John Glatt tells the true story behind the kidnappings and long-overdue rescue of three women found in a Cleveland basement.
The lost girls tells the truly amazing story of amanda berry, and their amazing escape in May 2013, imprisoned, and repeatedly raped and beaten in a Cleveland house for over a decade by Ariel Castro, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, who were kidnapped, which made headlines all over the world. The book has an exclusive interview and photographs of Ariel Castro's secret fiancé, who spent many romantic nights in his house of horror, without realizing he had bound and chained captives just a few feet away.
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Never Leave Me: A True Story of Marriage, Deception, and Brutal Murder #ad - . Of a family—including three innocent children—pushed to the breaking point. Of a brilliant man whose beautiful wife had a lover she could not stay away from. And adultery was her husband's worst nightmare. Police found michelle's Land Cruiser floating in a frigid creak near the family home. When forensic investigators examined Michelle's horribly battered body, they knew she had not died in the car.
Dr. Michelle's beauty made her an object of desire.
The Curse: A Shocking True Story of Superstition, Human Sacrifice and Cannibalism True CrimeRyan Green Publishing #ad - Leonarda believed that her mother’s words had power and they haunted her for the rest of her life. After decades of abuse, Leonarda sought stability and married Raffaele Pansardi. Her mother did not approve and conveyed her anger in the strongest possible sense. As one of only four remaining children, she needed to protect him at all costs.
. If you are especially sensitive to this material, it might be advisable not to read any further. She cursed the marriage. In 1894, leonarda Cianciulli was born into an abusive household. Her fears were exacerbated when she visited a Romani fortune teller who informed her, ‘In one hand I can see prison. She decided that the only way to do that was through the most extreme means – human sacrifice.
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As a young girl, she attempted suicide twice to rid herself of the misery. In the other, a mental asylum. In 1939, giuseppe, leonarda’s eldest son, informed her that he was going to join the Army.