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- John Blake 2014; US$ 7.99
Eddie Maher used to spend every day guarding big bags of someone else?s cash. He?d always dreamed about the big house and the sporty car, and working for Securicor wasn?t getting him anywhere fast. But all that was to change. The siren song of temptation proved too much. So one day, "Fast" Eddie Maher decided it was his time to live the dream. He reached... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 8.74
On Wednesday 2nd June 2010, the villages and towns of West Cumbria awoke to an ordinary sunny day. Hours later, 12 people lay dead and 11 more were wounded after taxi driver Derrick Bird embarked on a terrifying killing spree. This is the tragic story of one of Britain's most shocking criminal atrocities. more...
- Melbourne University Publishing 2014; US$ 13.33
Once upon a time in Melbourne there was a gigolo who thought he was a vampire. He bit the tongue off a prostitute and was then murdered in broad daylight on a suburban street. His execution, top brass believed, was organised by police. The aftershocks of this killing?and the murder of a state witness and his wife inside their fortress home?rocked... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 16.99
On 15 September 2003, two Singaporean students at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Tony Tan Poh Chuan and Tay Chow Lyang, were brutally murdered in their apartment. More than eight months later, their housemate and fellow Singaporean, Ram Tiwary, was arrested for their murders. Although Ram proclaimed innocence, he was found guilty in 2006... more...
- John Blake 2007; US$ 9.99
On 2 December, 2006, the naked body of a woman was discovered in a brook at Thorpes Hill, Hintlesham, a sleepy village just south of Ipswich, Suffolk. She was identified as Gemma Adams, aged 25, who worked as a prostitute in Ipswich's red light district. While tragic and shocking, this seemed like an isolated event. But six days later, on 8 December,... more...
- John Blake 2007; US$ 5.99
John Bindon emerged from a poor, working class London childhood and fraternized with the Krays and the Richardsons, but eventually turned his back on crime to play major parts in films such as Mick Jagger's Performance, The Who's Quadrophenia and Michael Caine's Get Carter. Usually typecast in tough-guy roles, his on-screen persona was chillingly... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36
A collection of some of the strangest, most despicable and comical crimes that took place on the Wirral peninsula throughout the Victorian era and the early twentieth century. It features tales that uncover many cases that have been long forgotten and are supported by illustrations which describe these events and the people featured in them. more...
- Barricade Books 2015; US$ 9.99
Father of Organized Crime, Lucky Luciano?born poor in Sicily, came to New York?s Lower East Side in the early 1920s. His pals were Irish, Jewish and Italian?s criminals. During WWII, Lucky made a deal with the US Government freeing him from prison, returning to Italy, working for the Allies. At war?s end back in America his Cuban Casino... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 89.99
Comments in the Dutch press (translated): "an ongoing Aha-erlebnis , ...a brilliant diagnosis of today's society." "?The Safety Utopia belongs on the bookshelf alongside other social-scientific analyses of our times such as Anthony Giddens?s The Consequences of Modernity (1990), Richard Ericson and Kevin Haggerty?s Policing the Risk Society (1997)... more...