By Gary P. Jones
By Gary P. Jones
By Raimondo Bultrini
A triple murder dedicated a number of hundred yards clear of the place of abode in exile of the Dalai Lama opens the doorways to an unknown universe for Superintendent Rajeev Kumar Singh of the Indian police. He is going over each step of the crime and identifies its perpetrators as contributors of an particular cult devoted to a demonic spirit with fearsome earthly powers. the executive suspects comprise the top figures of a society dedicated to the cult of Gyalpo Shugden, whose headquarters are to be present in the center of Delhi’s Tibetan exile neighborhood.
Raimondo Bultrini, an investigative journalist, comes to a decision to open a brand new path by means of reconstructing the paranormal element of the occasions. The Dalai Lama himself, decided to wrestle the sectarian outlook fostered within the identify of the “king demon” via a bunch in the clergy of the Gelukpa institution of Tibetan Buddhism, finds to Bultrini hitherto mystery non secular and historic information in regards to the impression of the cult. fresh occasions and advancements appear to endure out his viewpoint, because many Gyalpo Shugden fans have came upon universal floor with the chinese language experts. The hyperlinks among those renegade lamas and the Communist regime have gotten more suitable, developing an alliance aimed toward elimination all strains of the Dalai Lama’s lineage from Tibet’s destiny. this can be the 1st significant exposé of this interesting fight on the middle of the mysticism and politics surrounding the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan quest for freedom.
By Tony Reeves
Tony Reeves has been amassing details on Abe Saffron for over 40 years. With Saffron's dying in September 2006, he can ultimately and accurately demonstrate all. And what a narrative it truly is. Saffron trafficked in medicines, ran prostitution and playing jewelry, was once now not averse to severe violence and used to be a grasp of bribery and a corrupter of police, politicians and the judiciary.
The guy with a voracious sexual urge for food used to be a real-life Godfather of Australian crime
Mr Sin makes for surprising and irritating examining. It finds the guts of a vicious international of greed and evil and leaves without doubt that Abe Saffron good and really deserved the moniker, Mr Sin.
By Heidrun Hannusch
By Karen Kissane
Julie and Jamie Ramage have been the suitable middle-class Australian couple with every little thing: little ones at inner most faculties, he an organization director and she or he a monetary controller for a manner house.
But Julie walked out in their probably ideal marriage. after which, at some point, he killed her.
Beneath the veneer of perfection there had lain a courting marred through affairs, obsession and a background of violence. Jamie confessed to the killing - yet declared that he have been provoked and as a result no longer accountable of homicide as his spouse had pushed him over the edge.
Jamie's defence of provocation used to be profitable and he's now serving a jail sentence for the lesser crime of manslaughter. the lady he strangled the existence from and buried in a shallow grave had no voice in court docket and no approach of telling her story.
Silent Death tells Julie's tale - but additionally takes us into the demanding wider state of affairs - how a killing happened within the convenience and defense of a moneyed lifestyles; how family and friends both did not see or imagine they need to be concerned. And it's the tale of ways a court docket case is set strategies and approach first - and justice second.
By Bob Marmion
By James D. Livingston
Arsenic and Clam Chowder recounts the sensational 1896 homicide trial of Mary Alice Livingston, a member of 1 of the main prestigious households in manhattan, who used to be accused of murdering her personal mom, Evelina Bliss. the unusual software of demise, an arsenic-laced pail of clam chowder, have been dropped at the sufferer by way of her ten-year-old granddaughter, and Livingston used to be arrested in her mourning outfits instantly after attending her mother’s funeral. as well as being the mum of 4 out-of-wedlock little ones, the final born in legal whereas she was once anticipating trial, Livingston confronted the potential for being the 1st lady to be completed in New York’s new-fangled electrical chair, and these kind of lurid information made her arrest and trial the significant concentration of an all-out stream battle then underway among Joseph Pulitzer’s World and Randolph Hearst’s Journal.
The tale is determined opposed to the electrical backdrop of Gilded Age ny. the arriving of skyscrapers, vehicles, movies, and different glossy marvels within the Nineties used to be reworking city existence with breathtaking pace, simply because the battles of reformers opposed to vice, police corruption, and Tammany corridor have been remodeling the city’s political lifestyles. The aspiring flesh presser Teddy Roosevelt, the prolific inventor Thomas Edison, bon vivant Diamond Jim Brady, and his significant other Lillian Russell have been between Gotham’s larger-than-life personalities, and so they all performed cameo roles within the dramatic tale of Mary Alice Livingston and her arsenic-laced clam chowder. as well as telling a ripping strong tale, the ebook addresses a few social and criminal matters, between them capital punishment, equivalent rights for ladies, societal sexual criteria, inheritance legislation in regard to homicide, gender bias of juries, and the which means of “beyond a cheap doubt.”
Born June 23, 1930, in Brooklyn, big apple, James D. Livingston studied engineering physics at Cornell collage and obtained a PhD in utilized physics from Harvard collage in 1956. on account that retiring from normal electrical after a long profession as a learn physicist, he has been instructing within the division of fabrics technology and Engineering at MIT. even supposing a physicist by means of career, he has lengthy had a robust curiosity in American historical past, and is the coauthor, with Sherry H. Penney, of A Very risky girl: Martha Wright and Women’s Rights.
By Bartee Haile
By Douwleen Bredenhann
By W.G. Davis