Apr 16, Bobby rated it liked it Recommends it for: People wasting time at work Shelves: books-i-ve-finished Unlike many of you, I have actually read this book. Someone was gracious dumb enough to put the whole thing online. No extremely technical advice or real insight into the profession. If you are seriously considering entry into a career in contract killing, I recommend the Delta Press books available at most gun shows. Feb 28, Infamous Sphere rated it did not like it Recommends it for: people who like laughing at oddities, crime novel aficionados After seeing this book mentioned in an episode of the Radiotopia podcast Criminal, and hearing that it was available online, I decided to check it out. Ended up reading the entire thing.
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Brown, in as "Panther Publications". The theories advocated in his book were state-of-the-art for the time. From to , the company developed its stock of titles primarily by reprinting government military manuals previously available to the public only through purchase of purloined copies. In , Lund and Brown split over the direction the company should take. The newly named Paladin Press then went on to publish work from a variety of well-known and notable figures in the firearms, martial arts, self-defense, privacy, personal freedom and survival fields, among them John Plaster , Kelly McCann , Jim Arvanitis , Jeff Cooper , Col.
Rex Applegate , William E. Russell and Ragnar Benson. After the cases, Paladin stopped publication, and allowed the remaining copies to sell out. The company has reprinted hard-to-find books on World War II hand-to-hand combat, firearms, combat shooting, counterinsurgency , martial arts , survival skills , boxing, wrestling, and self-defense.
On June 5, , Peder Lund died suddenly while on vacation in Finland, and it was decided to close Paladin Press, with no new orders being accepted, and existing orders being honored until January 31,
Hitman A Technical Manual for Independent Contractors Paladin Press
It was said  to be written by a divorced mother-of-two who simply fabricated much of the material it contains based on mystery novels and movies. In November , a U. The lawsuit was result of the attempted murder of Bobby Joe Wilson by her ex-husband, Robert Leslie Goggin, who allegedly hired Robert Jones to kill her in order to get money from her life insurance policy. In court, Jones testified that Goggin recruited him to kill Wilson. Jones said he then purchased Hit Man. In her lawsuit, Wilson outlined two dozen points of advice from the book that Jones followed to the letter in planning to kill her. The suit was eventually settled out of court in
Hit Man: A Technical Manual for Independent Contractors