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Paperback. The bestselling and infamous diary of a high-class call girl Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; BM; BTX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 134 x 23. Weight in Grams: 284.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753819234
ISBN
9780753819234
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.82

Paperback. A lone policewoman disarms a knife-wielding schizophrenic; two officers drag a woman from a railway line seconds before an express train roars past; an undercover cop clings onto the bonnet of a drug-dealer's car as it speeds through a busy town centre. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BTC; JKSW1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 196 x 140 x 26. Weight in Grams: 282.
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472108326
ISBN
9781472108326
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.60

Paperback. From the brutal murder of John Paas in 1832 and the poisoning of a 70-year-old widow by two young men, to the fatal shooting of a young woman in 1919, and was to become one of the fascinating murder cases in legal history, this title presents a collection of the criminal cases that have taken place in Leicester between the mid-1800s and 1950s. Series: Sutton True Crime History. Num Pages: 150 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEML; 3JH; 3JJ; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 173 x 11. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750948104
ISBN
9780750948104
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.18

Paperback. James Cracknell and Ben Fogle's hardback smash of Christmas 2006 becomes a massive paperback bestseller in summer 2007. 'Read this.. Two very different men fight, play games and nearly lose their lives.' The Times Num Pages: 288 pages, 2x4 b/w & colour integrated. BIC Classification: 1QSA; BTP; WSB; WSSN7. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 22. Weight in Grams: 290. Conquering the Atlantic in the World's Toughest Rowing Race. 288 pages, 2x4 b/w & colour integrated. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1QSA; BTP; WSB; WSSN7. Dimension: 196 x 131 x 22. Weight: 290.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843545125
ISBN
9781843545125
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 18.04

Paperback. The compelling story of one family's fight for justice in Zimbabwe with a foreword by Desmond Tutu. Num Pages: 256 pages, Colour and b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1HFM; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 140 x 21. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Lion UK
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745955469
ISBN
9780745955469
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 13.13

Paperback. 'If you're looking for a good spy thriller, I definitely recommend this' Daily Express The thrilling real-life story of a double agent in the Second World War Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; BTM; HBWQ; JPSH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 29. Weight in Grams: 290.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408885406
ISBN
9781408885406
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.09

Paperback. A wartime romance, survival saga and murder mystery set in rural France during the First World War, from the bestselling author of 'Operation Mincemeat' and 'Agent Zig-Zag'. Num Pages: 320 pages, 35 b/w plates (16pp), With index. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JJF; BTM; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 22. Weight in Grams: 250.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007395262
ISBN
9780007395262
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.16

Paperback. The rumbustious true story of the Victorian master thief who was the model for Conan Doyle's Moriarty, Sherlock Holmes' arch-rival. From the bestselling author of 'Operation Mincemeat' and 'Agent Zigzag'. Num Pages: 320 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1KBB; 2AB; 3JH; BGH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 23. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
350
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780006550624
ISBN
9780006550624
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.16

Paperback. 'Sex on the Moon' is the amazing true story of the 35-year-old genius who convinced NASA interns to help him steal Apollo moon rocks from every moon landing in history. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 20. Weight in Grams: 236.
Publisher
Arrow
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099553427
ISBN
9780099553427
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 16.39

Paperback. Cheating in casinos is illegal: card-counting - making a record of what cards have so far been dealt to enable the player to make some prediction of what cards remain in the deck - is not. This book tells the true story a successful scam, in which teams of young mathematicians and physicists won millions of dollars from the casinos of Las Vegas. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 230. Clean copy
Edition
New edition
Publisher
Cornerstone
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0231140
ISBN
9780099468233
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Cheating in casinos is illegal: card-counting - making a record of what cards have so far been dealt to enable the player to make some prediction of what cards remain in the deck - is not. This book tells the true story a successful scam, in which teams of young mathematicians and physicists won millions of dollars from the casinos of Las Vegas. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 230.
Edition
New edition
Publisher
Cornerstone
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KTJ0005409
ISBN
9780099468233
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. For nearly five years, he was known as the 'Darling Of Las Vegas'. Some said he was a Russian arms dealer, others a pop star from Eastern Europe. But the truth was even more unlikely: he was a twenty-one year old graduate student who had a plan that would one day make him richer than anyone could possibly imagine. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBWN; BG; BTC; WDMC; WDP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 256. Good copy with some shelf wear.
Condition
Used, Good
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Arrow London
Edition
New Ed
Publication date
2006
SKU
KTG0007136
ISBN
9780099490999
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. For nearly five years, he was known as the 'Darling Of Las Vegas'. Some said he was a Russian arms dealer, others a pop star from Eastern Europe. But the truth was even more unlikely: he was a twenty-one year old graduate student who had a plan that would one day make him richer than anyone could possibly imagine. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBWN; BG; BTC; WDMC; WDP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 256. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Arrow London
Edition
New Ed
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KAK0006914
ISBN
9780099490999
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. The plan was to attach a Greenpeace pod to Gazprom's platform and launch a peaceful protest against oil being pumped from the icy waters of the Arctic. However, heavily armed commandos flooded the deck of the Arctic Sunrise and the Arctic Thirty began their ordeal at the hands of Putin's regime. This book tells their story. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 1MTN; BTC; JKVP1; JPW; RNP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 132 x 260 x 29. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Guardian Faber Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783350780
ISBN
9781783350780
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.11

Hardback. Recounts the tale of a career UN official caught in the turmoil of international and domestic politics swirling around Cambodia after the fall of the Khmer Rouge. Putting a human face on international operations, this book is suitable for those interested in Southeast Asia, and the role of international peacekeeping. Series: Asian Voices. Num Pages: 356 pages, black & white illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FMC; BT; JPSN1; JWLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 160 x 26. Weight in Grams: 681.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
356
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742555525
ISBN
9780742555525
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 163.19

Paperback. This collection of true stories illuminates the experiences of a young Polish boy before World War II, through the gathering storm of Nazism, into the death camps, to poignant reunions many years later. Num Pages: 248 pages, 21, 21 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BT; HBJD; HBTZ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 363.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Edition
Expanded ed
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801863103
ISBN
9780801863103
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.85

Paperback. Num Pages: 176 pages, 33 photos, b/w maps & 32 illus. BIC Classification: 1KBCB; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 139 x 10. Weight in Grams: 215.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Hancock House Pub Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780888394514
ISBN
9780888394514
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 19.28

Paperback. The life and poignant death of one of Britain's bravest women. Eileen Nearne, or Agent Rose, was one of forty women sent into France by the Special Operations Executive (SOE), Churchill's top secret wartime 'spooks' organisation. Num Pages: 256 pages, 26. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; BGH; BT; HBWQ; JPSH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 141 x 19. Weight in Grams: 268. Very good copy with light shelf wear. Light nicks, remains very good
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KCW0016814
ISBN
9781445641454
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. For 20 years, the Essex Boys firm and their successors, the New Generation, controlled a lucrative drugs empire in Essex and throughout the south east of England by using intimidation, gratuitous violence and murder. This book reveals just how close the author came to being both murderer and murder victim. Num Pages: 256 pages, 1 x 8pp colour. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 155 x 19. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
paperback / softback
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845964993
ISBN
9781845964993
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.11

Paperback. A new edition of a book formerly known as "So This is Ecstacy?", this is the true story of the rise of one of the most violent and successful criminal gangs of the 90s. The author of the book was a key member of that gang, and this is his inside account of their violent ways. Num Pages: 224 pages, 1 x 8pp b/w. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 2AB; 3JJPR; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 142 x 18. Weight in Grams: 178.
Publisher
Mainstream Publishing
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
Illustrated
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840182859
ISBN
9781840182859
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.81

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