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- Add to BasketSchapelle Corby: The Explosive True Story Of One Of The World's Most Famous Drug Busts
- Paperback - Mainstream
A reckless father, his dark past, a drug trafficker and the Gold Coast beauty school drop out who kept her mouth shut. This is the explosive untold story of Schapelle Corby and how she took the rap for her father's drug syndicate.
- Add to BasketScottish Bodysnatchers: A Gazetteer
- Paperback - History
Richly illustrated and also including Robert Louis Stevenson's classic short story 'The Body Snatcher', this macabre guide will delight residents and tourists alike.
- Add to BasketSnowblind: A Brief Career In The Cocaine Trade
- Paperback - Canongate
'Snowblind' is the true story of Zachary Swan, an American smuggler whose intricate scams rang rings around the police and customs officials for a few breathless years in the early 1970s, and his involvement with the cocaine trade.
- Add to BasketScottish Murders
- Paperback - Waverley
Like many countries Scotland has had its share of notorious and nefarious characters, from cannibalistic Sawney Bean to Burke and Hare the bodysnatchers, and the unidentified Bible John. This is an anthology of Scotland's worst and most infamous murders.
- Add to BasketScottish Hard Bastards
- Paperback - John Blake
Meet the hardest men from a country where the streets are among 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.
- Add to BasketA Scottish Murder: Rewriting The Madeleine Smith Story
- Paperback - Tempus
Thursday, 9th July, 1857: the atmosphere outside the High Court in Edinburgh is charged to fever pitch as the crowd awaits the verdict at the end of the most sensational trial of the century. Hanging in the balance is the life of Madeleine Smith, attractive 22-year-old daughter of a prosperous Glasgow architect.
- Add to BasketShirley McKie: The Price Of Innocence
- Paperback - Birlinn
This is a compelling story of a notorious miscarriage of justice. Ayrshire policewoman Shirley McKie suffered the loss of her job, a trial for perjury, a breakdown in her health and had to undertake a nine-year campaign before she cleared her name and triumphed over a supposedly infallible science.
- Add to BasketThe Strange Affair of Madeleine Smith: Victorian Scotland's Trial Of The Century
- Paperback - Mercat
Madeleine Smith, a young woman from a prominent Glasgow family, stood accused of the murder of her lover. The evidence against her seemed overwhelming. But after what was described as Scotland's trial of the century, Madeleine received the verdict of 'not proven' and walked free from the courtroom.
- Add to BasketScotland's Most Wanted
- 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.
- Add to BasketThe Sheriff: A Detective's Story
- 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.