by Thompson Books, Assuming Names: A Con Artist's Masquerade. There are a few things I wish I knew more about but was still glad to have read this book. I bought this book so that I might be able to recognize when someone is trying to con me. I read it numerous times during the editing process and enjoyed it more and more each time I read it. I really enjoyed the fact that this is a true story with plenty of evidence to support it such as newspaper articles. I've read this book, and I have some opinions, and I'm going to tell you those opinions. This book is very entertaining and keeps you reading to learn more about what happened. If I had to use two words to describe this book, I definitely would use the word MIND BLOWING. But it does deserve more than that, honestly. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. My favourite photographer hangs in the White Gallery. This book is also well written and easy to understand and follow. This was a hard book for me to rate. It's far more amusing than any lie. This seems the place to share Postal prints. Dennis M. Marlock recently retired from the Milwaukee Police Department, where he spent most of his 31-year career investigating frauds and confidence crimes. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Part of the books appeal was the irony; although she set off to Dallas to transform herself into a rich and worldly countess she gets off to a rough start as her innocence to the world left her as being mistaken for a sex slave. ... about how to get one over on someone is useful. Part of the books appeal was the irony; although she set off to Dallas to transform herself into a rich and worldly countess she gets off to a rough start as her innocence to the world left her as being mistaken for a sex slave. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Unable to add item to List. The men kept talking about being in love with the author & some even make overt sexual references. I ordered a few of the books rated five stars, and this one is the first I read. I really enjoyed the fact that this is a true story with plenty of evidence to support it such as newspaper articles. No one could tell the psychopaths and sociopaths apart so the sociopath got a new name. I was quickly swept into the wild and fast pace story of the 15 year old con-artist. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Something went wrong. Numerous people claim they went to the library and read the microfilms...really? There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Love the picture and love the book. So here is a small collection of books about scams, con artists, pyramid schemes, Ponzi schemes and the like. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. The things that this woman did and got away with are baffling. The way this book was written was more for victims then Con artists. I didn’t get to meet the author in a bar, on a train, or in the company of the “shady shades,” so my review isn’t tainted by her charms or what sounded like ecstasy. I’m really incredibly excited because book 2 arrived in the mail … But then, I suppose that is how con artists succeed, they keep their victims distracted, dazed, and confused. Yes, this is about a sociopath. AS RED AS BLOOD by Salla Simukka. It was wildly amusing and entertaining. Few details on Con's and consistent warnings that you will be caught, Reviewed in the United States on May 4, 2009. These days, the antihero has become somewhat of a fan favorite in terms of a reader's choice of protagonist. If I wanted to be derisive about this book, I could call it "Female Catch Me If You Can", and be done with it. They all joined in June 2013. We’d love your help. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Before I go out and buy this book can anyone tell me if you think it's too sophisticated (for lack of better word) for a middle school setting? Even with this failure, she still managed to fool several government organizations, and also the mafia, into believing her far-fetched and on-the-fly stories. The moment I started thinking, no way this could be true, I went and read the proof that it was. Sadly, I didn’t have the opportunity to get my copy of this book free on what sounds like the greatest book tour to ever roll through Europe. The Confidence Game. After having gone through it, I don't even know!

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