True Crime


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  • Cover scan of The Butler Did It
    The Butler Did It: My True And Terrifying Encounters With A Serial Killer
    Paul Pender - Paperback - Mainstream
    Roy Fontaine, the alias of Archie Hall, was infamous as a bisexual butler to Britain's aristocracy, & a rumoured lover of Lord Mountbatten. His modus operandi was to gain the confidence of his wealthy employers before taking their jewels and then their lives. Paul Pender reveals the secrets of Archie Hall's double life.
  • Cover scan of Caught In The Crossfire
    Caught In The Crossfire: Scotland's Deadliest Drugs War
    Russell Findlay - Paperback - Birlinn
    This is the explosive story of how the Daniel-Lyons feud engulfed a community and spread from the mean streets into the corridors of power.
  • Cover scan of A Sink Of Atrocity
    A Sink Of Atrocity: Crime Of 19th Century Dundee
    Malcolm Archibald - Paperback - Black & White
    In this work, Malcolm Archibald reveals the real 19th-century Dundee and the ordinary and extraordinary crimes that took place. As well as the usual domestic violence, fighting and robberies, Dundee was also beset with a catalogue of different crimes during the century.
  • Cover scan of The Crime Factory
    The Crime Factory: The Shocking True Story Of A Front-Line CID Detective
    Officer 'A' - Paperback - Mainstream
    Welcome to the Criminal Investigation Department, aka the Crime Factory. Where the cops take and sell drugs, where they fit up and harass criminals, drink-drive and abuse every aspect of their power, but also perform life-saving medical care in the street and find missing children, arrest thieves, muggers, rapists, dealers and murderers.
  • Cover scan of Evil Relations
    Evil Relations: The Man Who Bore Witness Against The Moors Murderers
    David Smith - Paperback - Mainstream
    In 'Evil Relations', interviews, archival research and, most significantly, David Smith's own vivid memoir are fused to create an unforgettable, often harrowing account of his life before, during and after the Moors Murders.
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    Celtic Soccer Crew: What The Hell Do We Care?
    John O'Kane - Paperback - John Blake
    John O'Kane delivers a gripping tale of a life dedicated to football violence and gives an unparalleled insight into the reality of being a career hooligan.
  • Cover scan of Killer Doctors
    Killer Doctors: The Ultimate Betrayal Of Trust
    Kenneth J. Gibson - Paperback - Neil Wilson
    Despite the high regard in which they are held by society, doctors are driven by the same desires and needs as any other human beings. And they are also susceptible to those demons that make murderers of us. This is a macabre insight into a series of cases involving killer doctors from around the world.
  • 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.
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    Gang Of One
    Gary Mulgrew - Hardback - Hodder & Stoughton
    Imagine you're a 35 year old, white, British, middle-class businessman sentenced to three years in Big Spring, one of America's most notorious prisons. You've been told that if get into any trouble, your sentence will be doubled. You've just said goodbye to your lawyer. You're on your own. You are a gang of one.
  • Cover scan of The Doctor Dissected
    The Doctor Dissected: A Cultural Autopsy Of The Burke And Hare Murders
    Caroline McCracken-Flesher - Hardback - Oxford University Press
    In 1828, Robert Knox was Edinburgh's charismatic anatomist - but eager medical students needed corpses to practice on, and Knox was supplied by the murderers Burke and Hare. 'The Doctor Dissected' shows how this local crime became a trauma that echoes down the years as fact and fiction and into modern media - particularly in Scotland.

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