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Paperback. This fascinating history covers all varieties of crime on the railways and how it has changed over the years, from assaults and robberies, to theft, murder, vandalism, football and crowd activity, suicide on the line, fraud and white collar crime, and also looks at the use of railway crime in film and literature. Num Pages: 192 pages, 65 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BTC; WGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750982696
ISBN
9780750982696
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.84

Paperback. Brings together murderous tales that shocked not only the Staffordshire county but made headline news throughout the nation, including the poisonous Dr Palmer, murder on the canal, a tale of infanticide, the body in the gasometer, the chauffeur's revenge, murder on Cannock Chase and more. Series: Sutton True Crime History. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMS; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750947060
ISBN
9780750947060
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.76

Paperback. Includes stories behind some of the most notorious murders in the history of Greater Manchester. Series: Murders. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEN; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 174 x 12. Weight in Grams: 392.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750950916
ISBN
9780750950916
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.80

Paperback.
Publisher
Bene Factum Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781903071557
ISBN
9781903071557
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 15.32

Paperback. Treason Num Pages: 244 pages, Illustrations, 1 map, ports.,. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; BTC; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 146 x 196 x 21. Weight in Grams: 240.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
244
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750939188
ISBN
9780750939188
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.84

Paperback. In 1634 Urbain Grandier, a handsome and dissolute priest of the parish of Loudun was tried, tortured and burnt at the stake. He had been found guilty of conspiring with the devil to seduce an entire convent of nuns in what was the most sensational case of mass possession and sexual hysteria in history. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 3JD; BT; HRQX9. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 127 x 26. Weight in Grams: 290.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099477761
ISBN
9780099477761
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.67

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages, 8 page black and white plate section. BIC Classification: 1DBKSH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 342.
Publisher
BLACK & WHITE PUBLIS
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Updated ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845020552
ISBN
9781845020552
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.29

Paperback. Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino set out to destroy the Mafia. In 1992, aware that the magistrates didn't have the support of the Italian government, the Mafia assassinated them. The public outcry demanded their work was completed, which led to the toppling of crucial political alliances. Num Pages: 480 pages, port. BIC Classification: 1DST; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 25. Weight in Grams: 344.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099594918
ISBN
9780099594918
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.91

Paperback. Adventure, shipwreck, storms and survival on the high seas. Series: Voyages Promotion. Num Pages: 304 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1MTS; BTP; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 23. Weight in Grams: 292.
Publisher
Weidenfeld & Nicholson
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753809877
ISBN
9780753809877
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.66

Paperback. A true story about the impact of sexual abuse and rise of internet pornography. As a doctor, as well as a wife and mother, Alice Wells tackles her complex feelings of bereavement - mourning the death of a man she loves, while struggling with the unfolding knowledge of his hidden life as a paedophile and his abuse of their daughter. Num Pages: 284 pages. BIC Classification: BTC; JFFE1; JFFE2; VFJX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 24. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
Mirror Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781907324611
ISBN
9781907324611
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.65

Paperback. Contained within the pages of this book are the stories behind some of the most notorious murders in Cambridgeshire's history. Series: Sutton True Crime History. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations, map., ports. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAC; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 172 x 247 x 11. Weight in Grams: 422.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
152
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750939140
ISBN
9780750939140
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.84

Paperback. A young woman's harrowing account of being stalked by the man she once loved Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: BM; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 132 x 20. Weight in Grams: 218.
Publisher
Pan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781447266211
ISBN
9781447266211
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.85

Paperback. The Throwaway Boy is Alix's amazing story of coping with the fallout of something no child should ever have to suffer. Billy, sexually and physically abused as a child, found solace and understanding through his wife, and was saved by the power of love. BIC Classification: BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 229 x 2. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
John Blake Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786062550
ISBN
9781786062550
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.04

Paperback. 21-year-old Michelle Knight disappears walking home. Amanda Berry goes missing the day before her seventeenth birthday. 14-year-old Gina DeJesus fails to come home from school. For over a decade these girls remained undetected in a house just three miles from the block where they all went missing, held captive by a terrifying sexual predator. Num Pages: 288 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBNH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 132 x 22. Weight in Grams: 232.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241003619
ISBN
9780241003619
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.41

Paperback. The first book to investigate one of the most notorious kidnapping cases of our times and how Natashca survived eight years in captivity. Written by two journalists who have been tracking the case ever since her disappearance, it contains a wealth of exclusive new information. Num Pages: 304 pages, 16pp colour photos. BIC Classification: BG; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 177 x 112 x 20. Weight in Grams: 162. Some minor shelf wear, but remains very good.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Hodder Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
Reprint
SKU
KTJ0008167
ISBN
9780340936504
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Archibald Hall was one of Scotland's most enigmatic criminals. A man of multiple personae, Hall was more widely known as Roy Fontaine, the Monster Butler who murdered five people, including his own brother. Num Pages: 224 pages, 8 pp. plates. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
B & W Pub
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845023362
ISBN
9781845023362
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.29

Paperback. Snatched from the streets of Thailand, loaded onto a truck with hundreds of other stolen dogs and destined for the restaurants of Hanoi, Miracle the dog shouldn't be alive today. But an incredible rescue led to a fateful meeting with Amanda Leask, a dog lover from Scotland. This book tells a tale which proves that miracles really can happen. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: BGA; BT; WNG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 17. Weight in Grams: 180.
Publisher
Ebury Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785032578
ISBN
9781785032578
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.41

Paperback. Funny without knowing it and naive without being innocent, Zoe is pretty much left alone to get on with growing up. Yet the most relevant events of her youth are invariably caused by other people. This novel is about adolescence and lack of innocence. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BT; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Edition
New
Publisher
Bloomsbury
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780747562740
ISBN
9780747562740
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.04

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
Constable
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472108326
ISBN
9781472108326
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.41

Paperback. Andrew Davies, author of the acclaimed Gangs of Manchester, paints a portrait of Britain's gangland between the wars - a period when Glasgow was known as the 'Scottish Chicago'. Num Pages: 464 pages, 2 x 8pp b&w picture section. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 31. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Number of pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444739794
ISBN
9781444739794
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 15.92