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  • The Ganja Godfatherby Toby Rogers

    Trine Day 2015; US$ 9.99

    Genovese mob-scion Silvio Eboli lived within the shadows of history, and now for the first time, the untold story of a mafia legend is revealed. The Ganja Godfather is the story about an ongoing organized criminal operation, in real time with firsthand accounts and experiences by award-winning author and investigative journalist, Toby Rogers. Shadowing... more...

  • The Poisonerby Stephen Bates

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2014; US$ 11.99

    In 1856, a baying crowd of over 30,000 people gathered outside Stafford prison to watch the execution of a village doctor from Staffordshire. One of the last people to be publicly hanged, the 'Rugely Poisoner', the 'Prince of Poisoners', 'The greatest villain who ever stood trial at the Old Bailey,' as Charles Dickens described him, Dr William Palmer... more...

  • Yorkshire Ripper - The Secret Murdersby Chris Clarke; Tim Tate

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 5.99

    In 1981, Peter Sutcliffe, the 'Yorkshire Ripper', was convicted of thirteen murders and seven attempted murders. All his proven victims were women: most were prostitutes.Astonishingly, however, this is not the whole truth. There is a still-secret story of how Sutcliffe's terrible reign of terror claimed at least twenty-two more lives and left five... more...

  • Dark Soul of the Southby Mel Ayton

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 34.95

    Believing himself to be on a "God-given mission," Joseph Paul Franklin was the only racially motivated serial killer ever pursued by the Justice Department. Mel Ayton examines his murderous life, from his poverty-stricken youth in a backward Alabama suburb to his indoctrination by militant Nazis and southern racists to his eventual capture by the... more...

  • Past Crimesby Julie Rosemary Wileman

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.99

    Today, police forces all over the world use archaeological techniques to help them solve crimes - and archaeologists are using the same methods to identify and investigate crimes in the past. 

This book introduces some of those techniques, and explains how they have been used not only to solve modern crimes, but also to investigate past... more...

  • Dateline Purgatoryby Kathy Cruz

    TCU Press 2015; Not Available

    The brutal murders of young Devon and Damon Routier in the early morning hours of June 6, 1996, put their mother?Darlie Routier?at the heart of one of the most notorious murder cases in modern Texas history?despite her own throat having been slashed to within two millimeters of her carotid artery. The actions of a small-town police department and... more...

  • Victimologyby Lorraine Wolhuter; Neil Olley; David Denham

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 73.95

    How should the needs of victims of crime be met by the criminal justice system? Have the rights of victims been neglected in order to ensure that a defendant is brought to 'justice'? Who are the victims of crime and why are they targeted? This new book examines the theoretical arguments concerning victimization before examining who victims actually... more...

  • Crime and Empire 1840 - 1940by Barry Godfrey; Graeme Dunstall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    This book is a major contribution to the comparative histories of crime and criminal justice, focusing on the legal regimes of the British empire during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Its overarching theme is the transformation and convergence of criminal justice systems during a period that saw a broad shift from legal pluralism to... more...

  • Monk Eastmanby Neil Hanson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 29.95

    An intimate biography as well as an epic history, Monk Eastman vividly recounts the life and times of old New York?s most infamous gangster-cum-soldier as he made his way from the sooty streets and dingy saloons of the Lower East Side to the battlefields of the Western Front. Born in 1873 to a respectable New York family, Monk was running wild in... more...

  • Best Intentionsby Robert Sam Anson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    A complex, poignant exploration of racial attitudes in America, as illumined by the case of Edmund Perry. Perry, a seventeen-year-old black honors student from Harlem, was fatally shot by a young white plainclothes policeman in 1985 in an alleged mugging attempt. Perry had recently graduated from Philips Exeter Academy and was to attend Stanford University... more...