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Aphrodite: Desperate Mission
by Jack Olsen
A classic! First time in digital format! This is the story of the most incredible mission of World War II, born in desperation and carried out with foolhardy courage and at the cost of brave men's lives: Mission Aphrodite! A real-life, aerial Guns of Navarone scheme that called for volunteers to guide B-17 drone planes packed with...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
The Pitcher's Kid
by Jack Olsen
The Pitcher's Kid is Jack Olsen's memoir of the first 18 years of his life, years that formed his voice, his ear, and his passionate concern for the underdog. It is a story of a young boy's desperate yearning for a father during a time of extreme poverty and confusion. The book has been compared to Frank McCourt for its poignant...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Black is Best: The Riddle of Cassius Clay
by Jack Olsen
Before he was Muhammad Ali, there was the riddle of Cassius Clay. Jack Olsen's book on Clay was called one of the best sports biographies of all time by the editors of Sports Illustrated. Although perhaps the world's best known athlete, Cassius Clay is far more important as an American phenomenon of the 1960's than as a prizefighter. In...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors
The Last Coyote
by Jack Olsen
Formerly titled Slaughter the Animals, Poison the Earth All new foreword by New York Times Bestselling author Steve Jackson It is the extermination of the coyote -- a shrewd, wily, solitary scavenger -- that serves as the central theme of Jack Olsen's ragingly indignant, beautifully written and deeply moving book, perhaps the most...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors
The Misbegotten Son: A Serial Killer and His Victims - The True Story of Arthur J. Shawcross
by Jack Olsen
File with updates posted May 2016 Little Artie Shawcross bullied classmates, insulted teachers, started fires, tortured animals, and roved the woods of New York's hardscrabble North Country with imaginary friends, talking in a high squawk. He also scored top grades, excelled in sports and shared his money and toys with the children who...
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Categories: True Crime
The Climb up to Hell
by Jack Olsen
In the heart of the Swiss Alps stand the three majestic peaks of the Bernese Oberland, Europe's most famous mountain range. The highest, at 13,638 feet, is the Jungfrau. Next is the Mönch, at 13,465 feet. But it is the smallest, the Eiger, rising 13,038 feet above sea level, that is by far the deadliest. Called a "living" mountain for...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
Doc: The Rape of the Town of Lovell
by Jack Olsen
Updated ebook file 12/16/2014 Award Winner! With a new introduction by bestselling true crime author Ron Franscell. For twenty-five years, the trusted family doctor in a small Wyoming town had been raping and molesting the women and children who most relied on him. Mostly Mormons, the naive victims sometimes realized on their wedding...
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Categories: Unknown
Night of the Grizzlies
by Jack Olsen
Jack Olsen's true account, traces the causes of the tragic night in August 1967 when two separate and unrelated campers, a distance apart, were savagely mangled and killed by enraged bears. The award-winning author of thirty-three books, Jack Olsen’s books have published in fifteen countries and eleven languages. Olsen's journalism...
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Categories: Science
Give a Boy a Gun: The True Story of Law and Disorder in the American West
by Jack Olsen
The war between society and the antisocial personality has long been a subject of fascination, and few have explored it as thoroughly as award-winning author Jack Olsen. In his national best seller Son: A Psychopath and His Victims, Olsen studied a psychopathic rapist who found the perfect protective coloration in jogging shoes and...
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Categories: True Crime
Have You Seen My Son?: A Novel of Suspense
by Jack Olsen
Have You Seen My Son? is Jack Olsen’s powerful novel of child-snatching and a mother's obsessed hunt for her five-year-old son – “a gripping, intensely moving novel,” writes Robert Daley, author of Prince of the City and Year of the Dragon. “The ending left me with tears in my eyes. There is no love like mother love, is...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Son: A Psychopath and his Victims
by Jack Olsen
“Fascinating . . . recreates the bizarre chain of events that unraveled the fabric of a seemingly all-American family and scarred the lives of so many innocent people. Olsen succeeds on all levels, from detailed storytelling and haunting character studies to compassionate treatment of the rape victims.” (Los Angeles Times)...
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Categories: True Crime
Salt of the Earth
by Jack Olsen
Joe Gere said he died on the afternoon his twelve-year-old daughter Brenda disappeared. It was left to Brenda's mother Elaine to sustain her stricken family, search for her missing child, and pressure the authorities for justice. From the first minutes of the investigation, suspicion fell on Michael Kay Green, a steroid-abusing "Mr....
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Categories: True Crime
The Bridge at Chappaquiddick
by Jack Olsen
The classic by master nonfiction author Jack Olsen. First time in ebook. And on its surface, the Chappaquiddick Incident (as it has infamously become known) was a simple but tragic traffic accident. However, its political fallout caused it to become the most speculated-upon car accident until Princess Diana's fatal ride, some 28 years...
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Categories: Politics & Government
The Man with Candy
by Jack Olsen
The mass murder of almost thirty young boys in Houston may well have been the most heinous crime of the century. How could such a series of murders go undetected for almost three years before being exposed? The Man with the Candy is a brilliant investigative journalist's story of the crime and the answer to that question. The night...
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Categories: True Crime
Cold Kill: The True Story of a Murderous Love
by Jack Olsen
David loved Cindy and was loved in return. Or so he thought. The troubled young man clung to his new love and dreamed of their future together. So begins the chain of events that was to evolve into a horror of terrifying proportions. Jack Olsen, bestselling author of "Son," now reveals the details of a true-life romance gone hideously...
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Categories: True Crime
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