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- Black & White Publishing 2011; US$ 3.99
Walter Norval was a man marked by destiny to be a career criminal in one of Britain's hardest cities. As a boy he grew up in a world of illegal betting, violent canal bank pitch-and-toss schools, sleazy dance halls, brothels and bars where the denizens of the slums in the north side of Glasgow slaked gargantuan thirsts and plotted murder and mayhem.... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 25.99
In October of 2002, a series of sniper attacks paralyzed the Washington Beltway, turning normally placid gas stations, parking lots, restaurants, and school grounds into chaotic killing fields. After the spree, ten people were dead and several others wounded. The perpetrators were forty-one-year-old John Allen Muhammad and his seventeen-year-old protégé,... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 11.27
Mad Frankie Fraser has become a household name, known to millions as one of London's most notorious gangsters. In Mad Frank's London - his fourth book - Frank continues the shocking stories of his life of crime. Frankie Fraser recalls the good and the bad times, brings the criminals of his acquaintance to life, and guides us through the darker streets... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2007; US$ 11.99
John Bindon is a modern legend. A fine screen presence and a powerful figure in London's underworld, his film-star looks, charm and talent brought him worldwide exposure. His story reads like the plot of a movie which Big John himself might have landed a part in. Usually typecast in tough-guy roles, his on-screen persona was chillingly close to the... more...
- Saddleback Educational Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95
Discover the astonishing true stories--that will make readers laugh, cry, and gasp--behind the headlines: Fugitive Slave Recaptured, Adolf Eichmann, Prisoners in Alcatraz, DC Snipers, Saddam Hussein, Osama Bin Laden, and more. This series of nonfiction readers will grab a student's interest from the very first page! Designed with struggling readers... more...
- Pocket Books 2012; US$ 16.00
A MONSTER PREYED UPON THE CHILDREN OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY BOSTON. HIS CRIMES WERE APPALLING -- AND YET HE WAS LITTLE MORE THAN A CHILD HIMSELF. When fourteen-year-old Jesse Pomeroy was arrested in 1874, a nightmarish reign of terror over an unsuspecting city came to an end. "The Boston Boy Fiend" was imprisoned at last. But the complex questions... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
Former Prussian soldier Herman "Baron" Lamm (1890-1930) adapted his military training to a much less noble occupation after moving to America, developing a reputation as one of history's most brilliant and efficient bank robbers. Lamm's time fell between Butch Cassidy and John Dillinger's notorious careers, and Lamm never received... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2006; US$ 9.99
They Surround me and get me in a headlock. Everyone gets a boot in. So I lean down and twist the guys b******s. He Lets go and I grab a glass and slice him across the face. A Piece of flesh goes flying across the room. 'Who else wants a visit to the hospital?' I yell as everything kicks off...Malcolm Price was born to fight. Even as a child it wasn't... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2007; US$ 7.99
...Within half an hour, the place was buzzing. 'The airport's been shut down.' 'Bank robbers have dumped a car.' 'They've taken hostages.' 'They're tying to get out of the country.' The gossip ranged wide and wild as rumours spread. I got a lift back to the main terminal buildings and spotted our getaway car, highlighted by a ring of police and their... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2007; US$ 3.99
Two names reigned supreme in London's underworld in the sixties - Ronnie and Reggie Kray; and it wasn't until 1969 that the twins went down at Brixton Prison for murder. I was only seventeen, on remand up in Risley, Warrington, for nicking a furniture lorry. Most of the lads in there had newspaper photos of the Krays stuck up on their cell walls. They... more...