Vanished: A Story of betrayal, Murder, and a father’s Dying Wish

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St. Martin's Paperbacks #ad - And no one was more suspicious than her father, former State Senator Paul Carpenter. Paul carpenter did not live to see justice done. He was dying of cancer in Texas, but still found in his decaying body the strength for one last fight. Together they owned a lucrative norwalk, and a computer business, real estate business, California, owned a pair of luxurious houses, and drove high-end cars.

But something wasn't right. First of all, there were inexplicable money problems that police traced back to some of Bruce Koklich's shadier business dealings. He turned up on news broadcasts, tearfully pleading for his wife's safe return. Jana carpenter Koklich and Bruce Koklich seemed like the ideal couple.

Vanished: A Story of betrayal, Murder, and a father's Dying Wish #ad - Then in august 2001, jana Carpenter Koklich went to an Eric Clapton concert with friends. Then there was the shadowy business partner who came out of the woodwork and the million dollar insurance policy on Jana Carpenter Koklich's life. She was never heard from again. Bruce koklich painted himself as the grieving husband.

He was the dedicated and loving husband. It would be the fight of his life: Justice for Jana Carpenter Koklich. Finally, after jana's blood-stained car had been found, in late 2003, a California jury convicted Bruce Koklich for her murder and sentenced him to fifteen years to life in prison.

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Seeds of Evil: A True Story of Murder and Money in California St. Martin's True Crime Library

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St. Martin's True Crime Classics #ad - But souza knew there had to be a hole and when he found it he would bring a cold-blooded killer to justice. Seeds of evil is a terrifying true story of murder and money in California. The stone-cold killer waited on a sheet of plastic to avoid leaving clues and calmly retrieved all the bullet casings before leaving the house of blood.

The ewells' tony fresno community was shocked by the grisly murder of the socially prominent family. On easter sunday, multimillionaire dale Ewell, his wife, and 24-year-old daughter were gunned down one by one as they returned home from their beach house. But the brilliant college student sneered at the veteran investiagtor's efforts and appeared to have an airtight alibi.

Seeds of Evil: A True Story of Murder and Money in California St. Martin's True Crime Library #ad - Only the son, handsome 21 year-old Dana, seemed strangely unaffected except for his outrage at not receiving his slaughtered family's entire multimillion-dollar fortune immediately. Although the father dale ewell, was a ruthless businessman with a score of enemies, Detective John Souza immediately suspected the spoiled son with the new airplane and the Armani suits.

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Burned Alive: A Shocking True Story of Betrayal, Kidnapping, and Murder St. Martin's True Crime Library

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St. Martin's True Crime #ad - A business major with wild black hair, and a new Honda her loving father had bought her, long polished fingernails, Kim took good care of herself and looked forward to a bright future. But on her way home in the early morning darkness of that Ash Wednesday, Kim was abducted-and her mysterious kidnappers would be the last people to see her alive.

Scorching betrayalas kim's father, wealthy computer executive Tommy Antonakos, launched a widespread, feverish search for his daughter, he had no idea that her abductors were right under his nose. A cold mastermind had ordered had ordered Kim to be bound, gagged and left in the freezing basement of an abandoned house, hoping to extract ransom from her father.

Burned Alive: A Shocking True Story of Betrayal, Kidnapping, and Murder St. Martin's True Crime Library #ad - Ash wednesdaybeautiful, bubbly, 20-year-old Kim Antonakos was returning to her New York City apartment after a night of clubbing with a friend. What would drive the kidnappers to commit such a cruel and senseless murder? How did their plans to cover their tracks result in another killing? And how were the murderers finally snared? Read all of the fascinating facts in a startling expose of extortion, murder, and ultimate justice.

. When the plans fell through, he and his henchman panicked, returned to the basement and doused a near-frozen Kim with gasoline, setting her on fire. Burned alivewhen the fire was extinguished, all that was left of the lovely coed were her charred, lifeless remains.

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Bitter Medicine: Two Doctors, Two Deaths, And A Small Town's Search For Justice

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St. Martin's True Crime #ad - Two deathsport angeles, is a small town of pretty houses and smiling people, Washington, surrounded by acres of pristine wilderness. Rowan was committed to a mental institution. Bruce rowan--a man who was entrusted to heal the sick--to so savagely take the life of his own wife? Acquitted by reason of insanity, Dr.

And thought the trial is over, some fascinating ethical and legal questions have been raised by its outcome. Now, bestselling true crime writer carlton smith reveals the never-before-told facts and the stunning truth behind two doctors, a surprising trial, two deaths, and the picturesque town standing in the shadow of a ghastly killing.

Bitter Medicine: Two Doctors, Two Deaths, And A Small Town's Search For Justice #ad - Turner's euthanasia. A small town rocked by A Shocking FatalityWhat really happened? What drove Dr. Bruce rowan hacked his wife to death with an axe, then tried to kill himself--claiming he snapped after witnessing Dr. Eugene turner hastened the death of a three-day-old baby boy who had been pronounced brain-dead.

Six weeks later, ER physician Dr. Everyone thought it was the perfect place to live.

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In the Arms of Evil: A True Story of Obsession, Greed, and Murder St. Martin's True Crime Library

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St. Martin's True Crime #ad - Then she sold cemetery plots door-to-door and met Jack Watkins, a man thirty years her senior. New york times bestselling author carlton Smith takes you inside the greed, the gambling, and one gruesome murder—to question the very nature of evil…. By the time the police tracked her down, she had committed bank fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, and more.

He not only bought a grave site from the attractive younger woman, he leased a car for her, sold his house and gave her the proceeds. Half-naked and strangled, he remained unidentified for more than six years. Nancy jean siegel of Maryland became addicted to gambling during her first marriage. Sneaking off to atlantic city—and sinking deeper and deeper into debt—she began stealing identities, conning family members, and leaving two ex-husbands buried in bills.

In the Arms of Evil: A True Story of Obsession, Greed, and Murder St. Martin's True Crime Library #ad - But nancy wanted more…Watkins' body was found in a steamer trunk near the Appalachian Trail. Meanwhile, nancy cashed his Social Security checks and opened new lines of credit under his name.

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Betrayal In Blood

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Pinnacle Books #ad - But that was about to change--because Bryant knew his wife was cheating--and he intended to end the affair by ending her life. She fingered boyfriend Cyril Winebrenner as the killer. His evil plan a drug bust led to Cassidy Green's confession that she'd driven the getaway car. Bryant, 45, told his two young sons in the spring of 2003.

Her cheating Heart"Mommy. Won't be with us anymore. That's what attorney Kevin C. On june 14, 2003, he called 911 to report Tabatha slain by an unknown intruder who'd shot her in the eye with a. 22 and repeatedly stabbed her in the neck and upper body. In a trial that shook "country club row, " prosecutors would present evidence and testimonies that revealed ever more sordid details, leading to final justice for the lawyer who tried to get away with murder.

Betrayal In Blood #ad - . Astoundingly, winebrenner was also Tabatha's half-brother--but Bryant's $5, 000 had convinced him that money is thicker than blood. He and kevin bryant were buddies who'd regularly gone on cocaine-fueled sex binges with hookers. At the time, 26-year-old tabatha bryant was alive and well in an upscale suburb of Rochester, blonde, pretty, New York.

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The Prom Night Murders: A Devoted American Family, their Troubled Son, and a Ghastly Crime St. Martin's True Crime Library

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St. Martin's True Crime #ad - The case went cold…until, more than a decade later, when law officials resolved to finally try to unravel the truth about Jeff and to establish a motive—that he was angry toward his father for grounding him on prom night. Then it would be up to prosecutors to prove that Jeff was responsible for THE PROM NIGHT MURDERS.

Much-admired pastor Robert L. Meanwhile, jeff, was nowhere to be found…Police had a hunch that Jeff was responsible for the massacre, the pastor's son, but they didn't have enough evidence to convict. The doors to the house were locked, and there were no signs of forced entry. In 1989, a shocking tragedy shattered an otherwise peaceful small Indiana community.

The Prom Night Murders: A Devoted American Family, their Troubled Son, and a Ghastly Crime St. Martin's True Crime Library #ad - Pelley was found slain in his home. In his basement were the huddled, blood-soaked bodies of his wife and daughters, executed by shotgun at close range.

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Deadly Mistress: A True Story of Marriage, Betrayal and Murder St. Martin's True Crime Library

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St. Martin's True Crime #ad - Murder gone wrong. West coast doctor kenneth Stahl would do anything to free himself from his wife Carolyn. Then adriana vasco—kenneth's former receptionist and mistress of nine years—obliged by introducing him to ex-con Dennis Earl Godley. The deal was set. Not only was Carolyn gunned down with a. 357 magnum, but Kenneth would also be killed.

The hit man's getaway driver was the other woman, Adriana Vasco. The deadly rendezvous took a shocking turn. On the day after her 44th birthday, the trusting victim was lured to a lonely stretch of road. Love gone bad. In a sensational trial, sex, a tangled web of lies, and betrayal unfolded as Adriana and Dennis turned against each other…and Michael Fleeman tells the whole shocking story in his true crime book Deadly Mistress.

Deadly Mistress: A True Story of Marriage, Betrayal and Murder St. Martin's True Crime Library #ad - Godley would murder Carolyn for thirty-thousand dollars.

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Dying for Love: The True Story of a Millionaire Dentist, his Unfaithful Wife, and the Affair that Ended in Murder St. Martin's True Crime Library

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St. Martin's True Crime #ad - But by 2002, the relationship fell apart…and what followed was a bitter, three-year-long battle in which Michele made demands for Yelenic's money and even accused him—falsely, it would later be shown—of sexual abuse. She was beautiful, intelligent, and seemed to want all the same things out of life as he did.

When he met michele Kamler, he thought he'd finally found the woman of his dreams. Michele married Yelenic in 1997. Did foley believe michele stood to inherit this money? Or did this well-known hot-head act alone? This is a shocking true story of greed, corruption, and cold-blooded murder. When, in 2006, yelenic was found murdered—slashed to death in his own home—Foley was the prime suspect.

Dying for Love: The True Story of a Millionaire Dentist, his Unfaithful Wife, and the Affair that Ended in Murder St. Martin's True Crime Library #ad - At the time of yelenic's death, Michele was listed as beneficiary on more than $1 million in insurance benefits. Michele began dating Kevin Foley, a Pennsylvania State Trooper. Dr. John yelenic was a successful dentist in a small Pennsylvania town.

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Almost Paradise: The East Hampton Murder of Ted Ammon

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St. Martin's Press #ad - But when generosa discovered Ted had a mistress, her demons were unleashed. She began a very public affair with Danny Pelosi, a strikingly handsome womanizer who was also her electrician. And he chronicles the charmed life and tragic death of Ted Ammon, whose money and status couldn't save him from the machinations of those around him and his ultimate brutal demise.

For the audience that read maria flook's new york times bestseller, Invisible Eden, this is the extraordinary story of a high-stakes murder case set in the high society world of East Hampton—the playground of New York's superrich. On october 22, 2001, handsome multimillionaire financier Ted Ammon was found bludgeoned to death in the magnificent East Hampton mansion he'd built with his beautiful—and volatile—wife, Generosa.

. She called him her "tool belt guy. But he was also an ex-con with a mile-long rap sheet who was suspected of playing a pivotal role in Ted's murder and the final destruction of a once-perfect family. In almost paradise, new york times bestselling author Kieran Crowley, who has covered the Ammon case from the time it broke, recreates the three tumultuous lives that intersected fatally in East Hampton that fall.

Almost Paradise: The East Hampton Murder of Ted Ammon #ad - He follows the rambunctious odyssey that transformed Danny Pelosi from banking executive's privileged son, to street fighter and down-on-his luck alcoholic, to unsuccessful contractor charged with murder. He tracks generosa's lonely transformation from angry teenager—orphaned, unwanted and abused—to temperamental Manhattan artist and Society Wife.

She stood to make millions, but it wasn't the money that made Ted's friends suspicious: Generosa Ammon had a history of violent outbursts and bizarre obsessions.

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Lustful Desires: A Shocking True Crime Story of Mass Murder

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Lyons Circle Publishing Inc. #ad - He couldn't have her. He killed her. Driven by his unquenchable lust to have a woman he couldn't have, a loving father of two turned into a "Jekyll and Hyde" madman, committing a mass murder that a small, murdering four people one night, rural community in Western Michigan would never forget. After eight long months of investigation by a special task force of fifty detectives and forensic specialists, it was the testimony of a crack-smoking prostitute who survived one of his brutal attacks, and a jailhouse confession to his cellmate that brought this monster to justice.

Lustful desire: a shocking true crime story of Mass Murder is a gripping, at times heartbreaking tale of mass murder and a killer who so hated women that he believed bullets were too good for them. A loving father of two, he could turn so selfish, brutal and full of hatred that he could put his lustful desires about the lives of four people he'd known since childhood; burning their house down around them to hide the evidence of his hideous crime.

Lustful Desires: A Shocking True Crime Story of Mass Murder #ad - However, lustful desires: a Shocking True Crime Story of Mass Murder is also an inspirational tale. He wanted her. It is the story of the families who buried their loved ones and moved on, never forgetting those who died so tragically that night in September 2008, but still carrying on with their lives. This homicidal sex fiend preferred to beat his female victims to death.

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