The Trials Of Laura Fair

Author: Carole Haber
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 146960759X
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Sex, Murder, and Insanity in the Victorian West Carole Haber. tempted her with a
lucrative ... Across the continent sped a story of love, of vengeance, of the
suffering and sacrifice of the innocent, of retribution.”39 Even after Laura died in
1919, ... has varied considerably. In these different versions, she has been an
ingenue controlled by her mother, a “kept prostitute” who became the focus of a
campaign to save fallen women, a cunning woman who shot her lover when he
finally ...

And I Don T Want To Live This Life

Author: Deborah Spungen
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0307807436
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A Mother's Story of Her Daughter's Murder Deborah Spungen. set to finish a film
about the Sex Pistols, record a brand-new album, and ... “Now that she's gone,"
Carroll reportedly said, “I have to ask, what would she have wanted him [Sid] to
do? She would have wanted him to play rock 'n' roll.” The press showed up on
our ... Or were these false dramatics on Sid's part to lay the foundation for an
insanity plea. Again, we kept quiet. Based on the contents of his letter to me, I felt
Sid's ...

From Combat Zone To Love At Home

Author: Debbie Preece
Publisher: Debbie Preece
ISBN: 0964707004
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Again, Debbie found herself on her knees time and time again asking her
Heavenly Father how to love being the mother she was to be. In fact, she felt ... In
fact, the job was so overwhelming, Debbie decided that the magic number of five
was really supposed to be three and felt lucky that three hadn't been reduced to
two from murder by insanity! ... She was concerned that the children would miss
her stories and caring and smiling face, so she got permission to look in on her

Beyond Obsession

Author: Richard Hammer
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504039092
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The chilling true story of a beautiful violin prodigy, her devoted boyfriend, and the devastating family secrets that led to a brutal murder.

Murder My Love

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It threw into relief the unsatisfactory state of our insanity laws. It was a "family"
murder, which arouses different and deeper emotions than the murder of a
stranger. A hundred years ago Mrs. Christofi would have been a tartar of a
mother who never allowed her children to marry; 200 years ago she would have
been burned at the stake as a witch; 2000 years ago she could have been a
Roman empress, and before that her story would have formed the basis of a
tragedy for her Greek ...

By Reason Of Insanity

Author: G. Miki Hayden
ISBN: 9780966585803
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Was it really possible he had been the lover of a multiple murderer? The thought
of that was utterly demoralizing. "Don't you wish that they would give her the
death penalty," his mother persisted. "No." "Why not? After what she did to your
sister." He shook his head. It was as if he couldn't judge her, couldn't judge at all
anything that had occurred. He had heard too many intimate stories of people's
compulsions, fears, and addictions to know what to think when someone ran
amuck like ...

Dancing With The Devil

Author: Jeff Harshbarger
Publisher: Charisma Media
ISBN: 1616386959
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We prayed aloud, quoting scriptures and praising God for conquering death, hell,
and the grave on the cross and having all power. Then Scott abruptly left the
room and returned with his Bible. Previously incoherent, he now began speaking
clearly and carefully but with a British accent. As Scott read from Revelation,
David said, “That's not Scott.” JD demanded that the demon leave. There were
more angry cries from Scott. Lisa held his hand. My friend knelt next to him
repeating, ...

The American Miscellany

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... gabbled a long tale of love and murder, not the half of which I could understand
. He was near the end of his story, however, when a slight stir in the apartment
caused me to look up, and I beheld the old woman of the Aventine, standing in
the attitude of deep attention. How long she had stood there I know not, but as
she took her usual position before me, there was a wild glare in her eyes which
looked almost like incipient insanity. As the old porter hobbled away, I took the
Magdalen ...


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Although it's about insanity and has a great deal to do with the law and legal
procedures, it's amazing to me that it hasn't been seen by sensitive people as a
book that's mostly about mothers. And you know we all have had one. ... Who, by
the way, is revered and loved and respected by her children. Who was my mother
? Who was ... The book, Of Murder and Madness, is a story about two mothers,
mine and Joe Esquibel's, and the struggle of two sons. One is a criminal and the
other a ...

By Reason Of Insanity

Author: Shane Stevens
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501106813
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At the center of this gripping epic novel of mass murder, pursuit, and psychological terror is Thomas Bishop, a psychotic young killer who believes he is the son of Caryl Chessman, who was executed for rape in California amid intense ...