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True crime books

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Recently Published

The Last Chicago Boss My Life with the Cicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club by Kerrie Droban, Peter James The Last Chicago Boss My Life with the Cicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club
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Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Mafia Crimes by Paul Roland Mafia Crimes


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Blood on the Page by Thomas Harding Blood on the Page

Thomas Harding has spent the past two years investigating the case, interviewing key witnesses, the investigating officers, forensic experts, and the journalists who broke the story, and has unearthed shocking and revelatory new material on the killing, the victim and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Jack the Ripper FAQ All That's Left to Know About the Infamous Serial Killer by Dave Thompson Jack the Ripper FAQ All That's Left to Know About the Infamous Serial Killer

An entertaining, fascinating, and comprehensive look at Jack the Ripper, both the historical figure and the legend he has become
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

A Force for Justice The Maurice McCabe Story by Michael, Dr Clifford A Force for Justice The Maurice McCabe Story
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When Sergeant Maurice McCabe notified his superiors of questionable details in the case of murderer Jerry McGrath - a young man who was at large at the time of his offense due to a garda error - nothing could have...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

The Secret Life of Freddie Mills by Michael Litchfield The Secret Life of Freddie Mills


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Smuggler My Life as One of America's Most Wanted International Drug Traffickers by Richard Stratton Smuggler My Life as One of America's Most Wanted International Drug Traffickers

Goodfellas meets Catch Me If You Can in this true tale of high-stakes smuggling from pot's outlaw years.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Shallow Graves The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer by Maureen Boyle Shallow Graves The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer

The worst serial killing case in Massachusetts since the Boston Strangler
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

How and Why I Conned the Bookies Lessons from a Loser for Gamblers the World Over by Jason Haddigan How and Why I Conned the Bookies Lessons from a Loser for Gamblers the World Over

A compelling, true account of problem gambling which opens-up a twilight world of betting, casinos and scams.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2017

The Clydach Murders Miscarriage of Justice by John Morris The Clydach Murders Miscarriage of Justice


Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2017

Gangland Boston A Tour Through the Deadly Streets of Organized Crime by Emily Sweeney Gangland Boston A Tour Through the Deadly Streets of Organized Crime

A guided tour of Boston's underworld, revealing the places where deals were made, people were killed, and bodies were unearthed Organized criminals have played a major role in Greater Boston's history, lurking just around the corner or inside that nondescript...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Acid Attack A Journalist's War with Organised Crime by Russell Findlay Acid Attack A Journalist's War with Organised Crime

A fascinating and unique perspective on the Scottish crime scene by an acclaimed investigative journalist
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Lock Up Behind the Bars at Gaols in Australia and New Zealand by John Miller Lock Up Behind the Bars at Gaols in Australia and New Zealand

Lock Up: Behind the bars at gaols in Australia and New Zealand tells the story of the infamous prisons that have housed our criminals since colonial times right up to the present day. Along the way, it looks at the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Blood on the Page by Thomas Harding Blood on the Page

A groundbreaking examination of a terrifying murder and its aftermath by the bestselling author of Hanns and Rudolf and The House by the Lake. In June 2006, police were called to number 9 Downshire Hill in Hampstead to investigate reports...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Unmaking a Murder The Mysterious Death of Anna-Jane Cheney by Graham Archer Unmaking a Murder The Mysterious Death of Anna-Jane Cheney


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Coming Soon

Clues from Beyond True Crime Stories from Australia's #1 Psychic Detective by Debbie (Debbie Malone) Malone Clues from Beyond True Crime Stories from Australia's #1 Psychic Detective


Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2017

Never Alone The Real-Life Files of a Psychic Detective by Debbie (Debbie Malone) Malone Never Alone The Real-Life Files of a Psychic Detective


Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2017

The Real Taggarts Glasgow's Greatest Crimebusters by Andrew G. Ralston The Real Taggarts Glasgow's Greatest Crimebusters

A fascinating insight into the men whose job it was to keep Glasgow safe and the remarkable contribution they made, much of which has never before been revealed.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2017

Mad City The True Story of the Campus Murders that America Forgot by Michael A. Arntfield Mad City The True Story of the Campus Murders that America Forgot


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Grafters - Mancs Abroad More Inside Stories from Europe's Most Prolific Sneak Thieves by Marcus Blaney, Stuart Campbell, Shaun Ryder Grafters - Mancs Abroad More Inside Stories from Europe's Most Prolific Sneak Thieves
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Mad City The True Story of the Campus Murders that America Forgot by Michael A. Arntfield Mad City The True Story of the Campus Murders that America Forgot


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Foster's Book of Irish Murder by Allen Foster Foster's Book of Irish Murder


Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

LAbyrinth A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. by Randall Sullivan LAbyrinth A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G.

Re-released with a new introduction by Randall Sullivan to tie in with the 2017 adaptation starring Johnny Depp and Forest Whittaker
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Black Dahlia, Red Rose The Crime, Corruption, and Cover-Up of Americas Greatest Unsolved Murder by Piu Eatwell Black Dahlia, Red Rose The Crime, Corruption, and Cover-Up of Americas Greatest Unsolved Murder

With startling new evidence, this gripping reexamination of the Black Dahlia murder offers a definitive theory of a quintessential American crime.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Launched into Eternity Public Executions in Scotland by Launched into Eternity Public Executions in Scotland

Launched Into Eternity is a fascinating account of crime and public punishment in Scotland; from bloody Viking penalties right through to Robert Smith's five minutes of fame in 1868.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/10/2017

The Who's Who of British Crime In the Twentieth Century by Jim Morris The Who's Who of British Crime In the Twentieth Century

The most notorious criminals in recent British history, brought together in one book. A darkly fascinating look at the changing face of crime.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Hotel Scarface Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to Control Miami by Roben Farzad Hotel Scarface Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to Control Miami

Hollywood royalty, rock stars, and models flocked to the hotel's club to order bottle after bottle of Dom and to snort lines alongside narcos, hit men, and gunrunners, all while marathon orgies burned upstairs in elaborate fantasy suites.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

The World's Worst Criminals by Charlotte Greig The World's Worst Criminals


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Al Capone and the 1933 World's Fair The End of the Gangster Era in Chicago by William Hazelgrove Al Capone and the 1933 World's Fair The End of the Gangster Era in Chicago

William Hazelgrove explores the six millionaire businessmen, dubbed The Secret Six, who would beat Capone at his own game, as well as the construction of the 1933 World's Fair and the rags to riches story of Sally Rand.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Hotel Scarface Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to Control Miami by Roben Farzad Hotel Scarface Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to Control Miami

Hollywood royalty, rock stars, and models flocked to the hotel's club to order bottle after bottle of Dom and to snort lines alongside narcos, hit men, and gunrunners, all while marathon orgies burned upstairs in elaborate fantasy suites.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Serial Killers by Charlotte Greig Serial Killers


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

The FBI Story Startling Confrontations with Transnational Terrorist Groups, Sophisticated Cyber Attacks, Serial Killers, Corrupt Public Officials, and More by Federal Bureau of Investigation The FBI Story Startling Confrontations with Transnational Terrorist Groups, Sophisticated Cyber Attacks, Serial Killers, Corrupt Public Officials, and More

The FBI Story presents the prior year's one hundred most fascinating cases and how they were solved. Featured inside are incredible true stories, such as: * The catching of a white supremacist serial killer. * The destruction of a global...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Serial Killers Shocking, Gripping True Crime Stories of the Most Evil Murderers by Brian Innes Serial Killers Shocking, Gripping True Crime Stories of the Most Evil Murderers

The inside story of 50 of the World's Serial Killers
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Legends of the Firm by Cass Pennant Legends of the Firm

MEET THE MEN WHO RULED THE FOOTBALL TERRACES. THEY CAUSED CHAOS AND STRUCK FEAR INTO ANY RIVAL FAN WHO CROSSED THEIR PATH.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Confession of a Serial Killer The Untold Story of Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer by Katherine Ramsland Confession of a Serial Killer The Untold Story of Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer

Explore the mind and motivations of a serial killer
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Confessions of a Cartel Hitman by Martin Corona Confessions of a Cartel Hitman

Martin Corona has been convicted of multiple murders committed during his time as a cartel career hit man. These killings were brutal and cruelly efficient. In this book, Martin's shocking first-hand confessions illuminate his descent from dealing drugs at the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Murders that Made Headlines Crimes of Indiana by Jane Simon Ammeson Murders that Made Headlines Crimes of Indiana

Even the most sensational and scandalous crimes can disappear into history, the spine-chilling tales forgotten by subsequent generations. Murders that Made Headlines reveals some of these extraordinary but forgotten true events that captured the public's attention in the course of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Defeating Terror Behind the hunt for the Bali bombers by David Craig Defeating Terror Behind the hunt for the Bali bombers

In 2002 Australia was rocked by the terrorist bombings in Bali that killed 202 people, including 88 Australians. Then, in 2005 the country was rocked again by another bombing that claimed the lives of a further 20 people and injured...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Murders that Made Headlines Crimes of Indiana by Jane Simon Ammeson Murders that Made Headlines Crimes of Indiana

Even the most sensational and scandalous crimes can disappear into history, the spine-chilling tales forgotten by subsequent generations. Murders that Made Headlines reveals some of these extraordinary but forgotten true events that captured the public's attention in the course of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Australia's Toughest Prisons Inmates by James Phelps Australia's Toughest Prisons Inmates


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Exile on Front Street My Life as a Hells Angel by George Christie Exile on Front Street My Life as a Hells Angel

So many days I felt like a god, drunk with freedom and power, riding a motorcycle I'd crafted with my own two hands with that winged skull on my back. George Christie was president of the notorious Ventura charter of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

The Murder of Sonny Liston A Story of Fame, Heroin, Boxing & Las Vegas by Shaun Assael The Murder of Sonny Liston A Story of Fame, Heroin, Boxing & Las Vegas

On January 5th 1971, former heavyweight champion Sonny Liston was found dead at his Las Vegas home. Liston's death, labelled an overdose, has long hung over Las Vegas and the boxing world, leaving unanswered questions about his ties to mob...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017

Great American Crime Stories Lyons Press Classics by Bill Bowers Great American Crime Stories Lyons Press Classics

A chilling, thrilling collection of true American crimes, long-forgotten and legendary The Bloody Benders Family . . . The Black Hand of New Orleans . . . The Crimes of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch . . . The Mountain Meadows...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2017

Cybercrime and the Dark Net by Cath Senker Cybercrime and the Dark Net


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

The Innocent Man by John Grisham The Innocent Man

For reasons that were never clear, they suspected Ron Williamson and his friend Dennis Fritz. If you believe in the death penalty, this book will disturb you. If you believe the criminal justice system is fair, this book will infuriate...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

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