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True stories

Paperback. In 1955, former nightclub manageress Ruth Ellis shot dead her lover, David Blakely. Following a trial that lasted less than two days, she was found guilty and sentenced to death. This title sets Ruth's story firmly in its historical context in order to tell the truth about both her timeless crime and a punishment that was very much of its time. Num Pages: 448 pages, 1 x 8pp b/w. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJPG; BTC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 29. Weight in Grams: 330.
Publisher
Mainstream Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780576237
ISBN
9781780576237
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.41

Paperback. The bond between parent and child is the strongest natural connection imaginable. But in rare and shocking cases, that bond can be brutally broken. The Philpott family, 'Baby P' and Jasmine Beckford are just three of the cases that have made a nation's blood run cold. But what could possibly drive a parent to commit the cruellest crime of all? Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 125 x 21. Weight in Grams: 272.
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Updated
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782197287
ISBN
9781782197287
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.78

Paperback. A collection of stories of after-death communication. It demonstrates how contact with the spirit world can be a catalyst in healing grief. Num Pages: 276 pages. BIC Classification: BT; HRQM2; VXPR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 20. Weight in Grams: 338.
Publisher
John Hunt Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
276
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846941078
ISBN
9781846941078
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.51

Paperback. Num Pages: 308 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; BT; WSJA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Milo Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
308
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781903854846
ISBN
9781903854846
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.45

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: BT; VFVC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 135 x 20. Weight in Grams: 302. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Old Street
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
SKU
KRA0009107
ISBN
9781905847211
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Hardcover. Gangs are expanding, evolving, and posing an increasing threat to communities nationwide. This could be due in part to the increased number of gang members with military training. This book explores how military veterans are becoming increasingly involved in street gangs, outlaw motorcycle gangs, and domestic extremist groups. Num Pages: 292 pages, 19 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: BTC; JKV; JKVM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442275164
ISBN
9781442275164
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 42.59

Paperback. 'I'm so sorry, Casey,' my link worker John said, sounding weary. 'I know this is probably the worst time I could ring you, but we desperately need someone to take a child tonight.' Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: BM; BTC; JKSN; VFVK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Harper Element
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780008142643
ISBN
9780008142643
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.58

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BM; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Harper Element
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780008217600
ISBN
9780008217600
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.58

Paperback. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: BM; BT; DQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 36. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
Serpent's Tail
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846689901
ISBN
9781846689901
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.26

Paperback. Shows how the veterans were treated with ingratitude and brutality by Stalin, and later exploited as icons of the Great Patriotic War before being sidelined once more in Putin's new capitalist Russia. Num Pages: 416 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BTM; HBG; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 128 x 31. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571218097
ISBN
9780571218097
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.52

Paperback. Series: Serpent's Tail Classics. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: BTX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 13. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
Serpent's Tail
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846689628
ISBN
9781846689628
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.26

Paperback. Born in a prison and removed from his drug-dependent mother, rejection is all that 7-year-old Alex knows. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: BM; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 20. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Harper Collins Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780008187569
ISBN
9780008187569
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.58

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, 14 b+w photos. BIC Classification: AVGR; BTC; JFCA; YNM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (Y) Teenage / Young Adult. Dimension: 211 x 138 x 18. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Plexus Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
2nd ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780859654371
ISBN
9780859654371
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.26

Paperback. In 1954, in a remote South American village, a four-year-old girl was abducted and then abandoned deep in the Colombian rainforest. At around ten years old, a completely feral Marina Chapman was returned to civilisation by hunters, who sold her to a brothel. This title tells her story. Num Pages: 272 pages, 1 x 8pp b/w. BIC Classification: 1KLSC; BGA; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 136 x 17. Weight in Grams: 198.
Publisher
Mainstream Publishing Edinburgh
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780576541
ISBN
9781780576541
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.41

Paperback. From the award-winning, critically acclaimed Charles Bowden, a stunning work of reportage on Ciudad Juarez--the blood-soaked town caught in the crosshairs of Mexico's escalating drug wars Num Pages: 352 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1KLCM; BTC; HBJK; JKVG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 141 x 24. Weight in Grams: 372. Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields. 352 pages, b/w photos. Presents a devastating chronicle of a city in collapse. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1KLCM; BTC; HBJK; JKVG. Dimension: 210 x 141 x 24. Weight: 382.
Publisher
Nation Books
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781568586458
ISBN
9781568586458
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.42

Paperback. The incredible true story of the death of Jimmy Hoffa, the most famous hit in Mafia history. Num Pages: 320 pages, 16 pp black and white. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 230.
Publisher
Hodder Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444710502
ISBN
9781444710502
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.08

Paperback. The incredible true story of the death of Jimmy Hoffa, the most famous hit in Mafia history. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: AP; BG; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2019
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473651524
ISBN
9781473651524
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.41

Hardcover. 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. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJPN; BM; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 163 x 21. Weight in Grams: 450.
Publisher
John Blake
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784181178
ISBN
9781784181178
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 16.41

Paperback. Charlie Bronson has spent 28 of the last 30 years in solitary confinement. When he is unlocked, up to 12 prison officers - sometimes in riot gear and with dogs - are standing by. His story is being turned into a Hollywood film. In this autobiography, he reveals the truth about his extraordinary life behind bars. Num Pages: 366 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 177 x 113 x 25. Weight in Grams: 218. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Edition
Media tie-in
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOC0024190
ISBN
9781844546558
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. A poet, a gangster and an agent of the Resistance; 'Deserter' details three astonishing lives shaped by the decision to flee during WWII. Num Pages: 416 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; BTM; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 207 x 150 x 27. Weight in Grams: 318.
Publisher
William Collins
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
paperback / softback
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007345939
ISBN
9780007345939
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.42