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  • Cover scan of Once Upon A Crime
    Once Upon A Crime: I Grew Up In Britain's Hardest City, Where The Only Way To Survive Was On Your Wits
    Jimmy Cryans - Paperback - John Blake
    This is the true story of Jimmy Cryans. It is a story of growing up in Glasgow's East End during the 50s and 60s and how he became involved in a life of crime. Jimmy speaks about the various characters he met and his dealings with some of Britain's major criminals. Jimmy's story also reveals his lifelong quest to find himself.
  • Cover scan of On Fire With Fergie
    On Fire With Fergie
    Stuart Donald - Paperback - Hachette Scotland
    A warm and witty memoir about a father and son as they witness the extraordinary rags to riches rise of Aberdeen FC in the 1980s.
  • Cover scan of One Of Your Own
    One Of Your Own: The Life And Death Of Myra Hindley
    Carol Ann Lee - Paperback - Mainstream
    On 15 November 2002, Myra Hindley died in prison, one of the rare women whose crimes were deemed so indefensible that 'life' really did mean 'life'. But who was the woman behind the headlines? This text draws on a wide range of resources, including Hindley's own unseen writings, hundreds of prison files, interviews and research.
  • Cover scan of 'O' Is Fir Ingin
    O Is Fir Ingin
    Mae Stewart - Paperback - Black & White
    A memoir of the author that recalls her life in the 1940s and 50s and recounts tales from school, days spent playing games and singing songs in the streets with her friends, Christmases with her family and, later, as a teenager coming of age, the world of entertainment Dundee provided with its picture houses and dance halls.
  • Cover scan of On The Milk
    On The Milk
    Willie Robertson - Paperback - Hachette Scotland
    As a 14-year-old bursting with energy & life, Willie lied about his age to get a job on the milk truck. Well, maturity was called for. Delivering milk may not be everyone's idea of a glamorous start to working life but it came to represent far more than Willie & his best friend Gordon could possibly imagined.
  • Cover scan of One Of Your Own
    One Of Your Own: The Life And Death Of Myra Hindley
    Carol Ann Lee - Paperback - Mainstream
    On 15 November 2002, Myra Hindley died in prison, one of the rare women whose crimes were deemed so indefensible that 'life' really did mean 'life'. But who was the woman behind the headlines? This text draws on a wide range of resources, including Hindley's own unseen writings, hundreds of prison files, interviews and research.
  • Cover scan of Once I Was A Princess
    Once I Was A Princess
    Jacqueline Gillespie - Paperback - Mainstream
    This is the story of Jacqueline Gillespie, who married Prince Raja Bahrin of Malaysia. Their marriage became a nightmare and Jacqueline escaped to Australia. Her new life with her children was cut short after her children were abducted by their father.
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    Oscar Slater: The 'Immortal' Case Of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Thomas Toughill - Paperback - Sutton
    In 1909, Oscar Slater, a German Jew, was convicted and sentenced to death for the brutal murder of Marion Gilchrist, an elderly Glaswegian spinster. His trial is known to have been one of the most scandalous miscarriages of justice in the annals of legal history. This book is provides an account of this infamous case.
  • Cover scan of Out Of The Night
    Out Of The Night: Memoir Of Richard Julius Herman Krebs Alias Jan Valtin
    Jan Valtin - Paperback - AK
    Communist party agitator Richard Julius Herman Krebs alias Jan Valtin lays bare a 1920s and 1930s Germany, ripe with revolt, political intrigue and betrayal. He unflinchingly recounts a world full of revolutionary possibility gone immeasurably wrong.
  • Cover scan of On The Trail Of John Muir
    On The Trail Of John Muir
    Cherry Good - Paperback - Luath
    John Muir is a national hero in America, and is gaining recognition in his native Scotland. This historical biography is also a contemporary travel guide to the wilderness areas of North America which he championed.

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