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BLOOD MONEY: The Method and Madness of Assassins: Stories of real Contract Killers Kindle Edition
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A book that will chill you—as he points out that a significant number of contract murders are arranged by people for revenge or money rather than being related to organized crime—and, hopefully, educate you to the reality of the world in which we live.
Repetitive in places, the prose is a bit choppy, but, the subject is handled with a researcher’s skill. Of particular interest is the author’s analysis of how popular media, TV and movies, portrays professional assassins, and how far the portrayals are from reality.
If you have a strong stomach, but and inquiring mind, it’s a worthwhile read.
This book is both informative and entertaining. Some of the featured players had predictably short careers while others remained active for decades. Most of them worked exclusively for organized crime. However, several risked exposure by participating in the drug trade or some other branch of criminal activity.