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  • Ageing, Crime and Societyby Azrini Wahidin; Maureen Cain

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    The relationship between ageing and crime has been a much neglected issue, the focus rather being on youth. This books aims to redress this imbalance, bringing together a group of leading authorities to address key issues on the subject of crime and ageing, considering older people as both victims and perpetrators of crime, and looking too at conditions... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Serial Killersby Michael Newton

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 102.00

    "The Encyclopaedia of Serial Killers, Second Edition" provides accurate information on hundreds of serial murder cases - from early history to the present. Written in a non-sensational manner, this authoritative encyclopaedia debunks many of the myths surrounding this most notorious of criminal activities. New major serial killers have come... 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...

  • Killer Fictionby G. J. Schaefer; Sondra London; Colin Wilson

    Feral House 2011; US$ 14.99

    Including a foreword by a woman who once dated him, the perverse, violent stories, poetry, and fantastic scribblings of a man convicted in 1972 of murdering two women chart the killer's extreme pathology. more...

  • Stone Cold Souls: History's Most Vicious Killersby Gregory Moffatt

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 55.00

    History's most notorious and brutal killers still enjoy fame as public fascination with their lives and their crimes continues to grow. Stone Cold Souls is a detailed examination of the most brutal killers in history. Moffatt does what he does best by looking at historical accounts of events, analyzing them from a psychological perspective, and... more...

  • Best Intentionsby Robert Sam Anson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    An exploration of how Edmund Perry, a 17 year old black honors student from Harlem, was killed soon after graduation by a young white plain clothes policeman in an alleged mugging attempt. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Redemptionby Stacey Lannert

    Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 15.00

    "When I decided to look, I found more love and compassion than I ever imagined existed. Most significantly, I found forgiveness. I might even call it redemption." On July 4, 1990, eighteen-year-old Stacey Lannert shot and killed her father, who had been sexually abusing her since she was eight. Missouri state law, a disbelieving prosecutor, and... more...

  • The Hate Factoryby David Leslie

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 14.09

    Convicted murderer Billy Ferris has endured more than three decades behind bars in many of Britain's prisons. In T he Hate Factory , he candidly documents his experiences in jail with some of the UK's most notorious criminals. Jailed for life in 1977 for a crime of passion, Ferris experienced betrayal and treachery on the inside. He unexpectedly... more...

  • Peter Manuel, Serial Killerby Hector MacLeod; Malcolm McLeod

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27

    Peter Manuel was an icy-eyed psychopath and sexual predator, a petty thief and a relentless liar given to violent and uncontrollable rages. His unprecedented crimes presented the Scottish police and public with a new sort of criminal: the ruthless serial killer. Manuel was hanged at the age of thirty-one and convicted of seven murders, but suspected... more...

  • The Devilby Graham Johnson

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 16.91

    Drug dealers beware. The Devil is coming to get you. Gangster Stephen French invented the perfect crime: robbing drug barons of their huge fortunes. In SAS-style swoops, French raided their fortified mansions and tortured them with horrifying violence until they paid up. Through 'taxing' the richest and most powerful crimelords in the UK, he netted... more...