By Kate Ruland-Thorne
By Isabel Stepanik
The younger Peruvian adventurer deliberate to only remain for 2 years. She by no means dreamed that she may make Australia her domestic, and definitely now not that she could prove spending a lot of her operating existence at the back of the partitions of Sydney’s prisons, first as a welfare officer and later as a psychologist.
Isabel’s tale is one in every of tradition surprise, and of a tender woman’s choice to achieve a brand new state. It’s additionally the tale of existence within legal partitions, of the realities and demanding situations of attempting to support inmates to show their lives round. It’s the tale of a girl who believes everybody merits a moment chance.
By Bill Lee
Lee’s own bills of 2 high-profile homicide incidents are engrossing. The 1977 Golden Dragon bloodbath in San Francisco that left 5 lifeless and 11 wounded, used to be performed by means of his blood-brothers who have been engaged within the such a lot violent Asian gang warfare in U.S. heritage. A decade later, a mad gunman killed seven and injured 4 at ESL, a excessive tech enterprise in Sunnyvale, California the place Lee was once hired. An not likely hero emerges as he accepts his destiny, using his highway instincts to save lots of coworkers through the murderous rampage. Startling information on either crimes are printed for the 1st time.
Lee is additionally the writer of “Born to Lose: Memoirs of a Compulsive Gambler.” and “Born-Again Buddhist.”
By Darcy Dougherty-Maulsby
By David Kaczynski,James Knoll IV M.D.
By Rab Elliott,Gordy Collins
By John King
By Hamish MacGibbon
By John A. Cameron
By M. William Phelps
For the 1st time, award-winning investigative journalist M. William Phelps unearths the id of “Raven,” the serial killer who co-starred with him on Dark Minds—and tells the tale of his exciting bond with one among America’s most annoying killers.
In September 2011, M. William Phelps made a daring determination that may swap the panorama of reality-based television—and his personal life. He requested a convicted serial killer to behave as a specialist for his television sequence. lower than the code identify “Raven,” the assassin shared his insights into the minds of alternative killers and helped research their crimes. because the sequence turned a global sensation, Raven grew to become Phelps’s not going confidante, ally—and friend.
“I’m no longer making excuses for the 8 murders I committed.”
during this deeply own account, Phelps lines his personal family’s darkish background, and takes us into the guts and soul of a serial assassin. He additionally chronicles the complicated courting he constructed with Raven. From questions about morality to Raven’s suggestions at the still-unsolved, brutal homicide of Phelps’s sister-in-law, the writer chanced on himself grappling with an undesirable, unforeseen, unsettling reference to a cold-blooded killer.
“It made me consider hot inside of to grasp that i used to be accountable for that ache . . .”
Drawing on over 7,000 pages of letters, dozens of hours of recorded conversations, own and Skype visits, and a friendship 5 years within the making, Phelps sheds new mild on Raven’s bloody heritage, together with info of an unknown sufferer, the positioning of a still-buried body—and a jaw-dropping admission. Eye-opening and provocative, Dangerous Ground is an unforgettable trip into the brain of a captivating, manipulative psychopath that few could dare to know—and the decided journalist who did simply that.