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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TRIALS OF PASSION
LISA APPIGNANESI    Book Number: 85072
Published price: $28.95
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Hardback

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Lively accounts of three trials, one each in Britain, France and America, set between 1870 and 1914, a time when psychiatry was beginning to be taken seriously and emotions were discussed. Not only...
ROUGH JUSTICE: The True Story of Agent Dronkers
David Tremain    Book Number: 85763
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Hardback

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The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact of 1939 has ensured that most of the Continent was in the grip of ruthless, totalitarian dictators who were determined to enslave the surviving democracies. This was th...
KING'S REVENGE
DON JORDAN & MICHAEL WALSH    Book Number: 84876
Published price: £11.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Sub-titled 'Charles II and the Greatest Manhunt in British History', several months after the execution of Charles I in 1649, his elder son Charles, the Prince of Wales, wrote from exile in Holland...
KENT MURDER AND MAYHEM
ROY INGLETON    Book Number: 85924
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Paperback

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Take a drive through the delightful countryside of the Garden of England - who would have thought that a crime as terrible as murder would happen in a place of such natural beauty? Ingleton has wr...
LUSITANIA STORY: The Atrocity that Shocked the World
MITCH PEEKE ET AL    Book Number: 85926
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Unlike most other books on the subject of the opulent passenger liner Lusitania, which was sunk by a German submarine in 1915, this also researches the liner's beginnings, her innovative advances i...
DEATH ON THE WATERWAYS
ALLAN SCOTT-DAVIES    Book Number: 85991
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Paperback

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The tragic ways that the victims contained within these pages met their ends include deaths in canals and rivers, quarries and pools and even the seemingly innocent bath tub. There are grisly tale...
GREAT CONSPIRACY: Britain's Secret War
CARLOS DE LA HUERTA    Book Number: 86008
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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The French Revolution threw the whole of Europe into turmoil, with no country more alarmed than Britain. As Napoleon established his iron grip on France, the British government was in a fever of su...
MR SMILEY MY LAST PILL AND TESTAMENT
HOWARD MARKS    Book Number: 86229
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Howard Marks is Britain's most famous drug smuggler having served seven years in a US penitentiary before becoming the bestselling author of Mr Nice. A former Oxford physics graduate, he was relea...
TALES FROM THE DEAD-HOUSE
RICHARD WHITTINGTON-EGAN    Book Number: 86790
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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A collection of macabre true crimes, the grand doyen of Ripperology Richard Whittington-Egan accesses the murderous brushwork of the painter William Hepper, the poisonous machinations of the widow...
ONE LONG NIGHT: A Global History of Concentration Camps
ANDREA PITZER    Book Number: 86587
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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Here for the first time is a chronological and geopolitical history of concentration camps. Beginning with 1890s Cuba, Andrea Pitzer documents concentration camps from the Philippines and Southern...
NUREMBERG WAR TRIALS DVD
FASTFORWARD MUSIC    Book Number: 87050
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Unknown

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US Prosecutor Robert Jackson summed up the responsibilities of Hitler's minions in an historic speech: "I admit that Hitler was the chief villain. But for the defendants to put all blame on him is...
EICHMANN BEFORE JERUSALEM
BETTINA STANGNETH    Book Number: 87248
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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In 1962 Adolf Eichmann was convicted and hanged in Jerusalem for crimes against humanity. After his career as a manager of the Holocaust he had escaped to Argentina, but was finally captured and t...
ANATOMY OF MALICE: The Enigma of the Nazi War Criminals
JOEL DIMSDALE    Book Number: 86892
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Paperback

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A riveting narrative of the Nuremburg Trials, the Nazi criminals and the psychologists who analysed them. In a gripping and haunting narrative, a renowned psychiatrist sheds new light on the psych...
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 ...
DARK CITY: THE REAL LOS ANGELES NOIR
JIM HEIMANN    Book Number: 84159
Bibliophile price: £75.00
Product format: Hardback

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Warning, some very bloody, gory and graphic murder scene photos. Glamorous Hollywood legends like Marilyn Monroe shared a dirty mean city with 'Juvies' ready to wreak havoc on the streets or the W...
COURTROOM ART: In the Dock with the Rich and Famous
DANIEL SCOTT    Book Number: 87645
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Charles Manson, Yoko Ono, Mick Jagger, O. J. Simpson, Woody Allen v. Mia Farrow, Neil and Christine Hamilton, Jeffrey Archer, Princess Anne, Michael Jackson, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Amy Winehouse, Joss S...
DEATH IN THE AIR: The True Story of a Serial Killer
KATE WINKLER DAWSON    Book Number: 87568
Published price: £20.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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While a deadly, thick smog held London hostage for five days in December 1952, a killer stalked the streets under the cloak of polluted darkness, John Reginald Christie. Kate Winkler Dawson is a se...
ARCHITECTS OF DEATH: The Family who Engineered the Holocaust
KAREN BARTLETT    Book Number: 88002
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Hardback

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At the centre of the Nazi Holocaust were the brothers Ludwig and Ernst Wolfgang Topf, who inherited the family business started by their grandfather in Erfurt near Weimar. Originally a brewery, Top...
PLOTS AGAINST HITLER
DANNY ORBACH    Book Number: 88015
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Hitler's rise to power in 1933 precipitated a series of anti-Hitler plots involving some of the most senior officers in the Nazi administration. Among them was the chief of General Staff, Ludwig Be...
MURDER IN THE CITY: New York 1910-1920
WILFRIED KAUTE    Book Number: 87824
Published price: $35
Bibliophile price: £17.50
Product format: Hardback

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Each of the photographs collected in this book tells of a brutal crime. Disturbingly, they depict the tragedies that led to murder and testify at the same time to the banality of death. This is r...
REBELLION IN THE REIGN OF CHARLES II
JULIAN WHITEHEAD    Book Number: 87829
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £7.50
Product format: Hardback

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Charles II is the 'Merry Monarch' a fun-loving King with several mistresses including pretty cockney girl, Nell Gwynn. We remember him as the adventurous young man who hid in an oak tree to escape...
TUDOR VICTIMS OF THE REFORMATION
LYNDA TELFORD    Book Number: 87840
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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The Reformation was one of the most turbulent times in British history. Noted for her passion to champion the underdog, historian Lynda Telford presents famous characters such as Henry VIII, Cardi...
STREET SPIRIT: The Power of Protest and Mischief
STEVE CRAWSHAW    Book Number: 88322
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £2.75
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...
PLOTS AGAINST HITLER
DANNY ORBACH    Book Number: 88430
Published price: $15.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Paperback

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Hitler's rise to power in 1933 precipitated a series of anti-Hitler plots involving some of the most senior officers in the Nazi administration. Among them was the chief of General Staff, Ludwig Be...
LONDON BOMBED, BLITZED AND BLOWN UP
IAN JONES    Book Number: 88405
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'The British Capital Under Attack Since 1867' the author had made a career in bomb disposal as a Major in the British Army. London, like many cities, has witnessed the pain and terror o...
NAZI SEX SPIES
AL CIMINO    Book Number: 88567
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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True stories of seduction, subterfuge and state secrets, all's fair in love at war, at least the Nazis thought so. They deployed sex like no other weapon to achieve their goal of world domination,...
UNFORTUNATE COLONEL DESPARD
MIKE JAY    Book Number: 88861
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Was Despard a hero or villain we ask in this energetic study of the political complexity of the 1790s. It is the true story of Colonel Edward Marcus Despard, the last person to be sentenced to han...
ARCHIPELAGO: ITALY SINCE 1945
JOHN FOOT    Book Number: 88758
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

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How did a nation decimated by the Second World War rise to boast the fastest-growing economy in the world in the 1960s? How has a country continued to survive the assimilation of fascists into soci...
LEGACY OF SPIES
JOHN LE CARRE    Book Number: 88519
Published price: £17
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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The first Smiley story for 25 years, this was chosen as Book of the Year by the TLS and the Times in 2017 on publication and is 'vintage Le Carré'. 'Immensely clever, breathtaking'. Peter Guillam...
SKRIPAL FILES
MARK URBAN    Book Number: 88837
Published price: $30
Bibliophile price: £7.50
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'The Life and Near Death of A Russian Spy' here is the explosive story of the poisoning of the former Russian spy Sergai Skripal and what it reveals about the growing clandestine conflic...
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