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- 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...
- John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 14.57
THE CLOSEST PLACE ON EARTH THAT YOU WILL GET TO HELL - Charlie Bronson Broadmoor: My Journey Into Hell documents the story of long-term prisoner Charlie Bronson and his five-year stay at Britain?s most notorious mental hospital, Broadmoor. His journey has, until now, never been told. In the winter of 1979, aged just twenty-seven, the inmate who... 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...
- Addicus Books 2014; US$ 9.99
In 1958, nineteen-year-old Charles Starkweather gained notoriety as one of the nation's first spree killers. He murdered eleven people in Nebraska and Wyoming. After a week on the run, he was arrested, later convicted, and sentenced to die in the electric chair. Starkweather's girlfriend, Caril Fugate, fourteen, was with him throughout the murder... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 165.06
Ein am Strafzweck der Prävention ausgerichtetes Strafrecht Sinne führt entgegen der oft geäußerten Befürchtung nicht automatisch zu mehr Verboten und harter Bestrafung. Die erforderliche rechtsstaatliche Begrenzung leistet der verfassungsrechtliche Grundsatz der Verhältnismäßigkeit. Wie der Verfasser zeigt, erweist sich dieser gegenüber dem klassischen... more...
- 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...
- Robert Hale 2014; US$ 7.28
The Water Doctor's Daughters is the fascinating tale of Dr James Marsden, a wealthy nineteenth-century homeopathist and water-cure practitioner, and his troubled family life. Though Marsden's children grew up knowing some of the most famous personalities of the day, including Charles Darwin and Alfred Tennyson, they were severely emotionally deprived.... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 14.92
Sie erhitzen die Gemüter, bieten attraktiven Stoff für die Medien und fordern Politik und Justiz heraus. Skandale beschäftigen den Obstverkäufer genauso wie den Journalisten und den Politiker. Rücktritte, Titelaberkennungen und "Shitstorms" sind jedoch nur eine Seite der Medaille: Skandale erfüllen auch eine wichtige gesellschaftliche Funktion.... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Are you fascinated by the nefarious figures in history who have opted to walk a darker path in life? Armchair criminologists will take devilish delight in this gruesome collection of true-crime tales. The volume brings together concise biographies of depraved, delusional, and just plain evil louts, ne'er-do-wells and murderers, along with gripping... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
Featuring a brand-new introduction by the author, this New York Times bestseller presents an inside exposé of mob boss Sam Giancana—talented businessman, Las Vegas entrepreneur, ruthless killer, and outside player for the CIA?s dirtiest deeds. Giancana clawed his way to the top of the Mafia hierarchy by starting as a hit man for Al Capone. He partied... more...