True Crime


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  • Cover scan of Fishermen, Randies And Fraudsters
    Fishermen, Randies And Fraudsters: Crime In 19th Century Aberdeen And The North East
    Malcolm Archibald - Paperback - B&W
    A collection of fascinating stories about Aberdeen and the North East's colourful criminal past.
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    Forget You Had A Daughter: Doing Time In The Bangkok Hilton
    Sandra Gregory - Paperback - John Blake
    Sandra Gregory was caught smuggling heroin through Bangkok airport in 1993. Her punishment saw her suffer the horrors of the notorious 'Bangkok Hilton' prison, before being transferred to a British prison, then freed in 2000. This is her story.
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    A Fine Day For A Hanging: The Ruth Ellis Story
    Carol Ann Lee - Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
    In 1955, Ruth Ellis shot dead her lover, David Blakely. After a trial that lasted less than two days, she was found guilty and sentenced to death, becoming the last woman to be hanged in Britain. Despite her infamy, Ruth's story has never been fully told. Here, Carol Ann Lee examines the facts without agenda or sensation.
  • Cover scan of A Fine Day For A Hanging
    A Fine Day For A Hanging: The Ruth Ellis Story
    Carol Ann Lee - Paperback - Mainstream
    In 1955, Ruth Ellis shot dead her lover, David Blakely. After a trial that lasted less than two days, she was found guilty and sentenced to death, becoming the last woman to be hanged in Britain. Despite her infamy, Ruth's story has never been fully told. Here, Carol Ann Lee examines the facts without agenda or sensation.
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    Fog On The Tyne: The Story Of Britain's Bloodiest Gang War
    Bernard O'Mahoney - Paperback - Mainstream
    In 'Fog on the Tyne', best-selling true-crime author Bernard O'Mahoney will clear the fog that has engulfed the origins of Britain's bloodiest gangland war and reveal for the first time how and why it spiralled out of control, leaving many injured and others dead.
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    Face To Face With Evil: Conversations With Ian Brady
    Chris Cowley - Paperback - John Blake
    This title includes extracts from over 50 letters by Ian Brady to Dr Cowley plus details from interview transcripts. It is an unflinchingly detailed and highly emotional account of what it was like to be caught, tried and convicted of serial murder.
  • Cover scan of Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths In Glasgow
    Foul Deeds And Suspicious Deaths In Glasgow
    Paul Harrison - Paperback - Wharncliffe True Crime
    The grisly chronicle of the hidden history of Glasgow will be compelling reading for anyone who is interested in the dark side of human nature.
  • Cover scan of Fakes, Forgers & Phoneys
    Fakers, Forgers & Phoneys: Famous Scams And Scamps
    Magnus Magnusson - Paperback - Mainstream
    The author explores the shadowy world of deception and counterfeiting. This is a guide to ingenious art and literary forgeries, archaeological frauds, imposters, and hoaxers in the world.
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    Football And Gangsters: How Organised Crime Controls The Beautiful Game
    Graham Johnson - Paperback - Mainstream
    Investigating the sinister underbelly of modern soccer, this book exposes the new phenomenon of 'taxing' - a protection racket in which villains force Premiership stars and agents to hand over cash under threat of injury and death. It also reveals the stories of some of the stars, fallen foul of the game's godfathers.
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    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.

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