Criminal Investigation & Detection

BIC code: JBVK
See also: True Crime

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  • Cover scan of Gone
    Gone: The Disappearance Of Claudia Lawrence And Her Father's Desperate Search For The Truth
    Neil Root - Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
    The last time that anyone heard from 35-year-old Claudia Lawrence, a chef at the University of York, was when she sent a text message to a friend on 18 March 2009 at 8.23 p.m. She was never heard from or seen again, and her disappearance is a mystery that endures to this day. With extensive access to her family and friends, Neil Root assesses the facts and theories and asks: where is Claudia?
  • Cover scan of The UN's Lone Ranger
    The UN's Lone Ranger: Combating International Wildlife Crime
    John M. Sellar - Paperback - Whittles Publishing
    John M. Sellar provides an overview and insight into the organised and sophisticated nature of international wildlife crime and its impact upon species and society. He explains why several of the world's most iconic species may soon become extinct because of crime, why the current response is inadequate and why it should not be too difficult to alter the prognosis. He also examines why natural resource exploitation has become one of the world's most significant organized crime activities.
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    Gone: The Disappearance Of Claudia Lawrence And Her Father's Desperate Search For The Truth
    Neil Root - Hardback - Mainstream Publishing
    The last time that anyone heard from 35-year-old Claudia Lawrence, a chef at the University of York, was when she sent a text message to a friend on 18 March 2009 at 8.23 p.m. She was never heard from or seen again, and her disappearance is a mystery that endures to this day. With extensive access to her family and friends, Neil Root assesses the facts and theories and asks: where is Claudia?
  • Cover scan of Wildlife Crime
    Wildlife Crime: The Making Of An Investigations Officer
    Dave Dick - Paperback - Whittles
    Through the professional life of Dave Dick, the RSPB's Senior Scottish Investigation Officer between 1984 and 2006, the often murky world of wildlife crime is revealed. He examines the motives of both criminals and their pursuers in an attempt to show the truth of what has become a highly-charged and politicised topic.
  • Cover scan of A Lone Furrow
    A Lone Furrow: The Continued Fight Against Wildlife Crime
    Alan Stewart - Paperback - Argyll Publishing
    Britain's foremost investigator of wildlife crime returns to the many crime scenes that still cover our countryside to reveal the specialist skills required to gain convictions in crimes against birds and animals. These first-hand accounts of police investigations show the meticulous work that police wildlife crime officers carry out.
  • Cover scan of The Thin Green Line
    The Thin Green Line
    Alan Stewart - Paperback - Argyll
    With the help of his police colleagues Alan Stewart presents a wide-ranging survey of the scale of wildlife crime in Great Britain and Ireland today. He offers case studies and recounts how the effects of international crime manifests itself on these shores.
  • Cover scan of The Pinkerton Casebook
    The Pinkerton Casebook: Adventures Of The Original Private Eye
    Allan Pinkerton - Paperback - Mercat
    Allan Pinkerton is famous as the founder of the detective agency that still bears his name - what is less well known is that he was also a prolific author. This book is a collection of his writing, including accounts of how he foiled an attempt on the life of Abraham Lincoln, and his infiltration of the Molly Maguires gang.
  • Cover scan of The Filth
    The Filth: The Explosive Inside Story Of Scotland Yard's Top Undercover Cop
    Duncan MacLaughlin - Paperback - Mainstream
    Duncan MacLaughlin, 40 years old and a police officer all his life, is one of the elite. SAS-trained for special missions, his expertise was in surveillance and undercover work that could have got him killed at any moment.
  • Cover scan of Dead Man Running
    Dead Man Running: The True Story Of A Secret Agent's Escape From The IRA And MI5
    Martin McGartland - Paperback - Mainstream
    This is the story of Martin McGartland who worked undercover as a British agent inside the Provisional IRA. Kidnapped by the Provos, he escaped and re-settled on the mainland, but later discovered that he had been deliberately sacrificed by MI5.

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