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Crime and True Crime books are very popular and should carry a warning as they are true stories of horrific inhumanity and cruelty. Truth is often stranger than fiction.

 


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JACK THE RIPPER: The Whitechapel Murderer
TERRY LYNCH    Book Number: 58185
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

Horrific, horrendous, unspeakable, The Whitechapel Murderer, Jack the Ripper, stalked the streets of East London in 1888, slaughtering prostitutes and bewildering the police who were hunting him. ...
JOSEPH ANTON: A Memoir
SALMAN RUSHDIE    Book Number: 75221
Published price: $30
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

This compelling volume is the true story of what actually happened to the author on 14th February 1989 and during the terrifying years that followed. Out of the blue, Salman Rushdie was telephoned...

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GREAT PEARL HEIST
MOLLY CALDWELL CROSBY    Book Number: 75790
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

This brilliantly researched true story opens in 1909 as "Blonde Alice Smith" waits in a getaway car in Piccadilly Circus. A fabulously wealthy jeweller will be handing over gems worth a fortune in...

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CAPITAL PUNISHMENT IN BRITAIN
RICHARD CLARK    Book Number: 75889
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

Capital punishment was once a highly popular form of entertainment for the masses, and the population loved watching a human being choking to death while kicking at the end of a rope. It served as...

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A-Z OF LONDON MURDERS
GEOFFREY HOWSE    Book Number: 76151
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

From 1381 to the early years of this century, Geoffrey Howse brings us the full details of the infamous such as Jack the Ripper, Dr Crippen, Dennis Nielsen, Eleanor Pearcy, Lord Lucan, the Krays an...

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UNSINKABLE: The Full Story of the RMS Titanic
DANIEL ALLEN BUTLER    Book Number: 76005
Published price: £11.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

Continuously in print for over 13 years, the original 1998 text has here been updated in this 2012 edition in line with new information and research and the correction of spellings and errors. In ...

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ARMED ROBBERY: From the Great Train Robbery
WENSLEY CLARKSON    Book Number: 76271
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

As well as being Britain's highest value theft ever when it was committed in August 1963, the Great Train Robbery marked a major sea-change in British crime. Prior to this, British gangs rarely rob...

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AGE OF ASSASSINS:
MICHAEL NEWTON    Book Number: 76499
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

These are the crimes that were supposed to change the world and some of them actually did. Few would argue that Claus von Stauffenberg's failed attempt to kill Adolf Hitler in July 1944 was not jus...

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MOLL: The Life and Times of Moll Flanders
SIAN REES    Book Number: 76876
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

What does the name "Moll Flanders" bring to mind? We will bet that it has little to do the actuality. For instance, a great many people are under the impression that she was a real person. She was ...
DID SHE KILL HIM? A Victorian Tale of Deception
KATE COLQUHOUN    Book Number: 77170
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Hardback

The details of this account, and all italicised speech, are taken from primary records, including Home Office documents, contemporary newspaper accounts, American archives, court transcripts and Fl...

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