Crime

Crime

Crime

Crime

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

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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. ...
BOMBERS AND THE BOMBED: Allied Air War over Europe
RICHARD OVERY    Book Number: 81264
Published price: $36
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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This huge book by a leading historian specialising in World War II covers the whole subject of strategic bombing, with particular emphasis on the thinking behind the deliberate bombing of civilians...
NAZI THUG TO BRITISH MAYOR: Bruno's Story
ANDREW SANGSTER    Book Number: 81530
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Bruno was a fanatical of Hitler Youth member, taught to hate Jews, although he couldn't understand how the hatred needed to encompass such Jews as the elderly Frau Goldblatt who ran the grocery sho...
SEVERED: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found
FRANCES LARSON    Book Number: 81576
Published price: $27.95
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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Shrunken heads, trophy heads, framed heads, frozen heads, heads as prizes, as art, as objects of instruction, as symbols of triumph over enemies, this most unusual book investigates the ways in whi...
REVOLVERS
RICK SAPP    Book Number: 82376
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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The Smith & Wesson Governor, compact and deadly, the 460XVR is a long-barrelled, mean looking Magnum, and the 340PD centrefire looks extremely well engineered and evil. In 96 softback pages, every...
PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE:
CHARLES YEATS    Book Number: 82513
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Hardback

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The author was brought up in Basutoland at a time when it was part of Britain's Empire and he spent a term at Harrow School, which gives him a unique insight into what the current struggle for glob...
CENSORS AT WORK: How States Shaped Literature
ROBERT DARNTON    Book Number: 82568
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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Censorship by the state has never been a more urgent issue as we confront the problems of internet pornography and terrorist propaganda. On the other hand, we proudly boast of our commitment to fre...
INHERITOR'S POWDER: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder
SANDRA HEMPEL    Book Number: 82585
Published price: $15.95
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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With a title like this, how can you resist this BBC R4 Book of the Week? Sandra Hempel's curiosity was piqued upon reading about "Lucretia, or Children of the Night", a three-volume novel by Sir Ed...
INHERITOR'S POWDER: A Cautionary Tale of Poison
SANDRA HEMPEL    Book Number: 82697
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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With a title like this, how can you resist this BBC R4 Book of the Week? Sandra Hempel's curiosity was piqued upon reading about "Lucretia, or Children of the Night", a three-volume novel by Sir Ed...
MISSING BELIEVED KILLED
STUART HADAWAY    Book Number: 83262
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £2.75
Product format: Paperback

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A Pen & Sword Aviation book sub-titled 'Casualty Policy and the Missing Research and Enquiry Service 1939-1952.' During WWII, it became apparent that the system for tracing the whereabouts of the ...
LUDO AND THE POWER OF THE BOOK
RICHARD INGRAMS    Book Number: 83291
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'Ludovic Kennedy's Campaigns for Justice' the book is a fine testament to the tradition of investigative journalism. The world first heard of Ludovic Kennedy when he married the beautif...
ENGLISH AND VIOLENCE SINCE 1750
CLIVE EMSLEY    Book Number: 83031
Published price: £25.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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The garrotters who terrified London in 1862, the Irish Fenians who carried out terrorist bombings in London, and the gangs who dominated parts of the East End in the early years of the 20th century...
END TO MURDER
COLIN & DAMON WILSON    Book Number: 83396
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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The respected writer on criminology and psychology, author of The Occult and The Outsider, left this, his last original writing, a book he wrote with his son. Human history is a catalogue of cold-...
CRIME SERIES 10 MULTIPLE KILLERS CD
NARRATED BY MARTIN FIDO    Book Number: 83698
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Unknown

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In a beautiful clear voice and with some dramatic dialogue enactments, transcripts from courtrooms and contrasting reportage from newspapers of the day, Martin Fido the criminologist and writer nar...
CRIME SERIES 4 POISONERS CD
NARRATED BY MARTIN FIDO    Book Number: 83699
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Unknown

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In a beautiful clear voice and with some dramatic dialogue enactments, transcripts from courtrooms and contrasting reportage from Victorian newspapers of the day, Martin Fido the criminologist and ...
CRIME SERIES 7 PROSTITUTE KILLERS CD
NARRATED BY MARTIN FIDO    Book Number: 83700
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Unknown

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In a beautiful clear voice and with some dramatic dialogue enactments, transcripts from courtrooms and contrasting reportage from Victorian newspapers of the day, Martin Fido the criminologist and ...
CRIME SERIES 9 SEXUAL SERIAL KILLERS CD
NARRATED BY MARTIN FIDO    Book Number: 83701
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Unknown

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In a beautiful clear voice and with some dramatic dialogue enactments, transcripts from courtrooms and contrasting reportage from newspapers of the day, Martin Fido the criminologist and writer nar...
RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: The Case Notes
EDITED BY JOEL JESSUP    Book Number: 83777
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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"Beyond the obvious facts that you are a bachelor, a solicitor, a Freemason and an asthmatic, I know nothing whatever about you." In a dramatic return from his faked death, Holmes is on classic for...
BARDELL V. PICKWICK: A Dickens of a Case
PERCY FITZGERALD    Book Number: 83886
Published price: £9
Bibliophile price: £1.75
Product format: Paperback

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"Mrs Bardell could only reply by a look. She had long worshipped Mr Pickwick at a distance, but here she was, all at once, raised to a pinnacle to which her wildest and most extravagant hopes had n...
BEDBUG
PETER DAY    Book Number: 83887
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Originally published as 'Klop', here are real life stories of secret agents, conspiracy, defectors and top-secret intelligence in the Cold War. It could so easily be today! Subtitled 'Klop Ustino...
OPERATION BLUNDERHEAD
DAVID GORDON KIRBY    Book Number: 83929
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Hardback

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Ronald Sydney Seth was a fantasist, but a fantasist who managed to convince the highest echelons of the Gestapo that he was prepared to spy against the Allies. A member of the Special Operations E...
SCAPEGOATS: Thirteen Victims of Military Injustice
MICHAEL SCOTT    Book Number: 83938
Published price: $24.95
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Consequences of errors of judgement may be considerably more catastrophic. Here Major-General Michael Scott DSO, one of our most distinguished retired soldiers uncovers the truth behind 13 of the m...
THEY ALL LOVE JACK: Busting the Ripper
BRUCE ROBINSON    Book Number: 83984
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Step into the murky, shadowy streets of London over a century ago and discover the identity of one of history's most elusive and obsessed over murderers, Jack the Ripper. Bruce Robinson, award-winn...
HOME IN THE COUNTRY
SHEELAGH MAWE    Book Number: 83999
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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It was a sunny day in 1940, Britain was at war, and Sarah age five and her brother James, six, were sitting at the table watching their mother pour the tea. Suddenly she broke the news. 'It's your ...
WOMEN ON DUTY: A History of the First Female Police Force
SOPHIE JACKSON    Book Number: 84006
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Hardback

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For much of British history, policing was the duty of every responsible citizen, but with the establishment of the regular force in 1829 - the Peelers, named after the Home Secretary Sir Robert Pee...
HOLOCAUST: A History of the Jews of Europe
MARTIN GILBERT    Book Number: 84130
Published price: $32
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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The must-read 1985 work by the late great historian Sir Martin Gilbert here in US paperback edition we are thrilled to have discovered. Gilbert weaves the cold facts of the nightmarish oral histor...
DID SHE KILL HIM?
KATE COLQUHOUN    Book Number: 83792
Published price: $27.95
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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A torrid true story of adultery, arsenic and murder in Victorian England, here is the gripping account of the scandalous Maybrick case. In the summer of 1889, young Southern belle Florence Maybric...
MAYHEM: Post-War Crime and Violence in Britain 1748-53
NICHOLAS ROGERS    Book Number: 83831
Published price: £38
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Yale University Press first edition 2012 from the Lewis Walpole Series dedicated to the culture and history of the 18th century. At the end of the War of Austrian Succession in 1748, thousands of ...
INNOCENT MAN
JOHN GRISHAM    Book Number: 84332
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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By the biggest-selling author of legal thrillers, this terrible and beautiful book is based on a true story. As a young man, star sportsman Ron Williamson seemed destined for glory, but years were...
LIVERPOOL GANGS, VICE AND PACKET RATS
MALCOLM ARCHIBALD    Book Number: 84402
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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Liverpool in the 19th century was plagued with assault, robbery and murder, as the unscrupulous preyed on the unwary. As trade expanded and money flooded in, the battle between the criminals and t...
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