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  • Cover scan of Glasgow's Hard Men
    Glasgow's Hard Men: True Crime From The Files Of The Herald, Evening Times And Sunday Herald
    Robert Jeffrey - Paperback - B&W
    For more than 100 years the poverty of Glasgow's slums fuelled the violence of the gangs. But the criminals were not Glasgow's only hard men. The crimefighters - from cops to chief constables and high court judges - were also tough. This volume is the story of both sides, the good and the bad, and the battle between the two.
  • Cover scan of Real Hard Cases
    Real Hard Cases: Unsolved Crimes Reinvestigated
    Les Brown; Robert Jeffrey - Paperback - Black & White
    As Glasgow detective Les Brown re-investigates cases from Stratford in east London to Wick via Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Ayrshire and Renfrewshire, he finds that, often, the official police line doesn't quite add up.
  • Cover scan of Where There Is Evil
    Where There Is Evil
    Sandra Brown - Paperback - Pan
    This is a powerful, and powerfully moving account of a woman's search for the truth about a child's disappearance and her own father's involvement in that disappearance.
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    Villains: It Takes One To Know One
    Paul Ferris; Reg McKay - Paperback - Black & White
    Murder, gunrunning, drug trafficking, kneecapping - Paul Ferris has been accused of many things in his life, some true, some not. What's not in dispute is that he spent 25 years as one of Britain's most feared gangsters. Out of prison and straight for five years, Paul hasn't forgotten the common thugs and big-time players that surrounded him.
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    Journey To Hell: Inside The World's Most Violent Prison System
    Donald MacNeil - Paperback - Milo
    'Journey to Hell' offers an inside account of the workings of the international drugs trade and a terrifying journey through some of the world's most violent and notorious prisons.
  • Cover scan of Scotland's Most Wanted
    Scotland's Most Wanted
    Douglas Skelton - Paperback - Fort
    This text tells the true stories of Scotland's most notorious criminals, from the 1960s to 2000. It includes accounts of the exploits of bank robbers, con men, fraudsters, gangsters, drug barons, road-ragers, blackmailers, madames and poisoners.
  • Cover scan of Oscar Slater
    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.
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    The Sheriff: A Detective's Story
    Gerry O'Carroll - Paperback - Mainstream
    Retired Detective Inspector Gerry O'Carroll worked on many of Ireland's biggest murder cases. This book recounts Gerry's story from his Kerry upbringing as one of a family of fifteen children to his professional success as Ireland's highest-profile policeman.
  • Cover scan of Don't Call Me a Crook!
    Don't Call Me A Crook!: A Scotsman's Tale Of World Travel, Whisky & Crime
    Bob Moore - Paperback - Dissident
    In 'Don't Call Me A Crook!' Bob Moore recounts pitched battles with Chinese bandits, life in gangster-infested Chicago, and decadent orgies aboard a millionaire's yacht.
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    Scottish Hard Bastards
    Jimmy Holland - Hardback - John Blake
    Meet the hardest men from a country where the streets are the most dangerous and the gangsters are the toughest in Britain. Jimmy Holland and Stephen Richards describe violent crime in Scotland, from murderers to armed robbers, and a female crime clan with a family feel to it.

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