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- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 21.00
In this brilliant history of Prohibition and its most notorious gangster, acclaimed biographer Laurence Bergreen takes us to the gritty streets of Chicago where Al Capone forged his sinister empire. Bergreen shows the seedy and glamorous sides of the age, the rise of Prohibition, the illicit liquor trade, the battlefield that was Chicago. Delving... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2008; US$ 2.90
He was a man who shattered lives, killed without conscience and earned his place in the ranks of those who epitomise terror - the serial killers. Meet Peter Manuel. Donald R Findlay QC In a two-year killing spree, Peter Manuel terrorised a city. As the people of Glasgow held their breath and anxiously awaited news of yet more murders, Peter Manuel... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2011; US$ 2.90
Archibald Hall was one of our most enigmatic criminals. A man of multiple personae, Hall became more widely known as Roy Fontaine, the Monster Butler. But how did this one-time petty thief from Glasgow end up fleecing the wealthy aristocracy in London and beyond before becoming one of Britain's most notorious serial killers? And, along the way, how... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 7.28
To Britain's criminal underworld, Freddie Foreman is the Godfather. Held responsible for the gangland killings of Ginger Marks and Frank 'The Mad Axeman' Mitchell, he was the punisher to those who broke the underworld's strict code of conduct.Foreman's dramatic kidnap and arrest for Britain's biggest cash robbery made headlines around the world, yet... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 17.49
See No Evil is based on the life story of a Jewish kid from the Bronx who, through his childhood defence of a bullied young boy, became a trusted friend and, later, physician to New York mafia dons, while simultaneously securing and maintaining a career as a high-flying surgeon at home among the city's chattering classes. The doctor was forced to lead... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 13.99
In the world of organized crime, the bosses grab the headlines. But a crime family has many working parts and the young mobster known as The Weasel was the epitome of a crucial, invisible cog?the soldier, the muscle, the driver, the gopher. By a quirk of fate, Marvin Elkind?The Weasel?was placed in the Toronto foster home of a tough gangster family,... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 7.28
In February 1983 civil servant Dennis Nilsen was arrested after body parts were found to be blocking drains at the house where he lived. As the squad car drove him away, he confessed he had strangled 15 young men. It wasn't just the crimes that stunned; it was also the way he spoke. Nilsen said he had loved the young men he killed. His words seemed... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 3.99
The Great Train Robbery, and the part Ronnie Biggs played in it, is one of the most famous true crime stories of all time. Ronnies imprisonment, subsequent escape and life on the run has been the subject of much discussion and this new book sets out the facts for anyone wishing to find out what really happened on the day of the robbery and in... more...
Getting Away With Murder - The Kray Twins were convicted of four murders but in reality the deaths numbered tenJohn Blake Publishing 2006; US$ 7.28
One time jewel thief Lenny Hamilton is still a well-known character in the East End. Respected for actually castigating the Kray brothers on television while they were still alive, he wrote his autobiography, Branded by Ronnie Kray, which detailed Lenny's own life and the night when Ronnie Kray branded him with red-hot pokers.Lenny was an outspoken... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 25.00
Theodore Bundy was one of the more infamous, and flamboyant, American serial killers on record, and his story is a complex mix of psychopathology, criminal investigation, and the U.S. legal system. This in-depth examination of Bundy's life and his killing spree that totaled dozens of victims is drawn from legal transcripts, correspondence and interviews... more...