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  • Cyberbullying and the Wild, Wild Webby J.A. Hitchcock

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 29.99

    As the internet makes the world more accessible it also increases the possibility of cyber-bullying and stalking. Internet crime is a growing problem in our society. Hitchcock addresses how to prevent this unfortunate reality and crime by exploring the responses from the public, criminal justice system, and victims. more...

  • Lyman Bostockby K. Adam Powell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Lyman Bostock was a professional baseball player for the Minnesota Twins (1975-1977) and the California Angels (1978). Bostock grew up in Los Angeles in the 1950s and 60s and was a fine ballplayer who, by all accounts, was an ever better citizen. Caught in the middle of a random set of circumstances, Bostock was murdered in Gary, Indiana, at just... more...

  • The Front Page Murdersby Puja Changoiwala

    Hachette India 2016; US$ 7.99

    It takes a fearless mind to harbour such a dark heart,a heart that knows no nobility, no apology?Mumbai, April 2012. The gruesome murder of a senior citizen in a wealthy Mumbai neighbourhood leads the city?s Crime Branch to unearth several half-naked, mutilated and dismembered bodies rotting in the ravines of the Western Ghats on the outskirts of the... more...

  • The Man with the Poison Gunby Serhii Plokhy

    Oneworld Publications 2016; US$ 19.99

    In the autumn of 1961, a KGB assassin defected to West Germany. Bogdan Stashinsky had already travelled on numerous occasions to Munich, where he had singlehandedly tracked down and killed the enemies of the communist regime. His weapon was a specially designed secret: it killed without leaving any trace. Stashinsky crossed into West Berlin just... more...

  • Fraud and Corruptionby Nigel Iyer; Martin Samociuk

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 134.95

    Executives are under enormous pressure to meet stakeholder expectations regarding the prevention of fraud and corruption. However, the drive to demonstrate that they are complying with legislative requirements and high principles has, in many cases, overshadowed the need to deal with the problem itself. As a result, fraud and corruption remain a significant... more...

  • Murder at the Starby Steve Adams

    Seren 2016; US$ 14.99

    The murder of God-fearing, bible-quoting, partially deaf Thomas Thomas at the branch of Star Stores he managed in Garnant, South Wales has remained an unsolved mystery since it happened in 1921. His body was found on the morning of Sunday February 13th, his head smashed, his throat cut and with a stab wound to the stomach, any of which could have killed... more...

  • The Diary of a Gulag Prison Guardby Ivan Chistyakov; Arch Tait

    Granta Publications 2016; US$ 19.99

    A unique piece of testimony from the Soviet Gulag - a prison guard's private diary, written between 1935-36 more...

  • Chinby Larry Mcshane

    Kensington 2016; US$ 7.59

    VINCENT ?CHIN? GIGANTE   He started out as a professional boxer?until he found his true calling as a ruthless contract killer. Hand-picked by Vito Genovese to run the Genovese Family when Vito was sent to prison, Chin raked in more than $100 million for the Genovese family and routinely ordered the murders of mobsters who violated the Mafia code?including... more...

  • Summary and Analysis of American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearstby Worth Books

    Worth Books 2016; US$ 2.99

    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of American Heiress tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Jeffrey Toobin?s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.   This short summary and analysis of American Heiress... more...

  • The Familyby Chris Johnston; Rosie Jones

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 23.99

    The apocalyptic group The Family and their guru, Anne Hamilton-Byrne ? one of very few female cult leaders in history ? captured international headlines throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Hamilton-Byrne, who some followers believed was Jesus Christ, was glamorous and charismatic ? and, many allege, very dangerous. From her base in a quiet suburb, she... more...