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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STREET SPIRIT: The Power of Protest and Mischief
STEVE CRAWSHAW    Book Number: 88322
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £1.00
Product format: Hardback

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Published in association with Amnesty International this remarkable book is a celebration of some of the most creative protests from around the world which have used humour and courage to bring abo...
FASCISM: A Warning
MADELINE ALBRIGHT    Book Number: 88778
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Paperback

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The first woman to serve as US Secretary of State, Madeline Albright presents a personal and urgent examination of fascism in the 20th century, and how its legacies shape today's world. The 20th c...
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. ...
FROM BROKEN GLASS:
STEVE ROSS    Book Number: 89365
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Hardback

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Steve Ross was born Szmulek Rozental near Lodz, Poland, in 1931. Aged just eight when the Nazis invaded his village, he spent the next six years in a day-to-day struggle to survive in the ten conce...
MAN WHO WAS SATURDAY
PATRICK BISHOP    Book Number: 89419
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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Soldier, escaper, spymaster, politician - Airey Neave was assassinated in the House of Commons carpark in 1979. 40 years after his death, Patrick Bishop's lively, action-packed biography examines ...
TELL ME YOU'RE SORRY, DADDY
CARYN WALKER    Book Number: 89644
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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A courageous account of a nightmare childhood, the subject of child abuse is utterly revolting and this is a powerful and emotional story of two scared little girls, one abusive father, and a child...
EDWARD BANCROFT: Scientist, Author, Spy
THOMAS J. SCHAEPER     Book Number: 89382
Published price: £34.95
Bibliophile price: £1.50
Product format: Paperback

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The name of Edward Bancroft (1744-1821) is little-known, but in this first complete biography we discover what an important figure he was in the history of espionage and the American Revolution. Bo...
JAILBIRDS: Lessons From A Women's Prison
MIM SKINNER    Book Number: 90409
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £1.88
Product format: Hardback

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Darkly funny, breathtakingly poignant and stark in its revelations about the UK's attitude towards people on the fringes of society and women in general, this is a book about the individual stories...
BURNED AT THE STAKE
SUMMER STREVENS    Book Number: 90349
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £1.88
Product format: Paperback

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Subtitled 'The Life and Death of Mary Channing', we learn that in 1706 the 19 year old Mary was convicted of poisoning her husband. She became the last woman to be burned at the stake in Dorset. ...
CRIME, CLEMENCY & CONSEQUENCE IN BRITAIN 1821-1839:
ALISON EATWELL    Book Number: 90354
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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The National Archive in Kew holds thousands of petitions from prisoners, their families, employers, supporters and even prosecutors written after the prisoner had been sentenced in the hope of gain...
MURDER BY THE BOOK: The Crime That Shocked Dickens's London
CLAIRE HARMAN    Book Number: 90377
Published price: $26.95
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Hardback

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Relish the gruesome details of this impressively researched historical account of a celebrated Victorian murder with a literary twist. In the early morning of 6th May 1840, on a highly respectable...
MACARTHUR'S SPIES
PETER EISNER    Book Number: 90447
Published price: $17
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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Just hours after the surprise assault on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, Japanese planes launched a second attack 5,300 miles away, bombing US military airfields surrounding Manila. They wiped out ...
AGENT M: The Lives and Spies of MI5's Maxwell Knight
HENRY HEMMING    Book Number: 90545
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £5.75
Product format: Hardback

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Spying is the art of knowing who to trust, and who to betray. Maxwell Knight was perhaps the greatest spymaster in history, rumoured to be the real-life inspiration for the James Bond character 'M'...
NO HANDCUFFS: The Final Word on My War with The Krays
EDDIE RICHARDSON    Book Number: 90300
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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'On the day there were seven of Bill's boys all masked up and they snatched what in modern cash would be around eight million quid. They boxed in the PO van with two cars, took off with about 30 ma...
IN THE ENEMY'S HOUSE: The Greatest Secret of The Cold War
HAROLD BLUM    Book Number: 90805
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Bob Lampshere was just 23 when he joined the FBI in September 1941, energised by the wistful notion that once his probationary period was over he'd be in the front line of an elite group of derring...
BABY SNATCHERS
MARY CREIGHTON    Book Number: 90831
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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'You're all fallen women. You've sowed the seed of Satan. You are nothing.' When Mary Creighton found herself pregnant at just 15 out of wedlock in 1960s Ireland, she dreamed of a happy life with ...
PRIVATE HEINRICH HIMMLER: Letters of a Mass Murderer
EDITED BY KATRIN HIMMLER    Book Number: 90840
Published price: £21.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

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'The Himmler Collection' which contained the letters of Marga Himmler to her husband has been a treasure trove for primary historical research for years and a further collection of private document...
SILENT WITNESS: Second Edition Revised
ROXANA FERLLINI    Book Number: 90841
Published price: $24.95
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Forensic anthropology and forensic sciences are used to solve the world's toughest crimes and a crucial part of a criminal investigation team. Often called upon to do the impossible, with just sma...
PEAKY BLINDERS: The Real Story
CARL CHINN    Book Number: 88247
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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The BBC TV series Peaky Blinders was a hit from its first showing in 2013. Transforming our perception of Birmingham of a century ago with swagger, glamour and extreme violence - not to mention a v...
CRIMINAL BRITAIN: A Photographic History
MIRRORPIX    Book Number: 91004
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

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Manchester Arena, Finsbury Park Mosque, the Bunch of Grapes bar at London Bridge, the 7/7 bombings, the nail bomb which ripped through the Admiral Duncan pub April 1999, the 1988 Omagh car bomb in ...
TRACES
PROFESSOR PATRICIA WILTSHIRE    Book Number: 90827
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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'The Memoir of A Forensic Scientist and Criminal Investigator', Professor Patricia Wiltshire takes us into a fascinating edgeland where nature and crime are intertwined. Through woodlands, hedgero...
MOB TOWN: A History of Crime and Disorder in the East End
JOHN BENNETT    Book Number: 88948
Published price: $30
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Hardback

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Britain's industrial boom drew thousands to the East End and crime flourished in its overcrowded squalor. Long before Jack the Ripper prowled its alleys and the Kray twins terrorised its inhabitan...
FOOTBALL LEAKS: Uncovering the Dirty Deals
R. BUSCHMANN & M. WULZINGER    Book Number: 91149
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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Reading like a Cold War thriller, this is probably the biggest story in football of the last decade, the shocking ugly underside of the beautiful game. One anonymous football fan, 18.6 million con...
RATHER HIS OWN MAN: In Court with Tyrants, Tarts
GEOFFREY ROBERTSON QC    Book Number: 91169
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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Geoffrey Robertson led students in the 1960s to demand an end to racism and censorship and went on to become a top human rights advocate, saving the lives of many death-row inmates, freeing disside...
ULTIMATE FOLLY: The Rises and Falls of Whitaker Wright
HENRY MACRORY    Book Number: 91179
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Whitaker Wright has been dubbed the world's most shameless swindler. He was one of the great characters of the Victorian age - Methodist, minister, businessman, swindler and symbol of excess, whos...
HUSTLING HITLER: The Jewish Vaudevillian
WALTER SHAPIRO    Book Number: 90789
Published price: $28
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Hardback

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Journalist Walter Shapiro always assumed that the stories about his great uncle Freeman Bernstein, particularly the one where he conned Hitler's war effort out of a valuable shipload of scrap metal...
BILLION DOLLAR SPY: A True Story of Cold War Espionage
DAVID HOFFMAN    Book Number: 91452
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Paperback

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An unforgettable journey into Cold War espionage, this is a breakthrough book in intelligence writing, drawing on CIA operational cables. Hoffman reveals CIA tradecraft tricks and chilling insight...
DAMAGE DONE: Twelve Years of Hell in a Bangkok Prison
WARREN FELLOWS    Book Number: 91457
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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In 1978 Warren Fellows was convicted in Thailand of heroin trafficking and was sentenced to life imprisonment. This is his story of an unthinkable nightmare in a place where sewer rats and cockroa...
JIGSAW MAN
PAUL BRITTON    Book Number: 91477
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.75
Product format: Paperback

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Winner of the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award for Non-Fiction, here is the remarkable career of Britain's foremost criminal psychologist. Forensic psychologist Paul Britton asks himse...
SCOTLAND YARD PUZZLE BOOK: Crime Scenes, Conundrums
SINCLAIR MCKAY    Book Number: 91502
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Paperback

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Since its doors opened in 1829, Scotland Yard has used the science of detection to solve the most macabre of murders and catch the most audacious of thieves. This book takes a look through the his...
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