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Paperback. For years, the high walls of Manchester's Strangeways Prison have contained some of England's infamous criminals. This title features the cases of the criminals such as: Dr Buck Ruxton, who butchered his wife and maid; John Jackson, who escaped from Strangeways after murdering a prison warder; and, Chung Yi Miao, who strangled his wife to death. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 173 x 10. Weight in Grams: 396.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750950527
ISBN
9780750950527
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.89

Paperback. The lap dancing industry has long argued that it offers an everyday service within free market guidelines, but in 2010 the UK government legislated that lap dancing venues in the UK should be classed as sex establishments. This title tells the author's story as she has worked as a lap dancer herself. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: BTX; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 137 x 14. Weight in Grams: 224. The Bare Reality of Lap Dancing. 152 pages. The lap dancing industry has long argued that it offers an everyday service within free market guidelines, but in 2010 the UK government legislated that lap dancing venues in the UK should be classed as sex establishments. This title tells the author's story as she has worked as a lap dancer herself. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: BTX; JFFK. Dimension: 215 x 137 x 14. Weight: 224.
Publisher
Clairview Books
Number of pages
152
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905570324
ISBN
9781905570324
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.43

Paperback. 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. In 60 seconds, he grabbed GBP1.2M. This is the true story of the cheekiest heist ever. Num Pages: 288 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 141 x 22. Weight in Grams: 246.
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782197478
ISBN
9781782197478
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.03

Paperback. The inspirational true story of one man overcoming enormous odds - including sexual abuse from his alcoholic mother - to choose his own path in life and become a truly exceptional human being. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: BGA; BTP; VFJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 26. Weight in Grams: 316. Some shelf wear, but remains very good
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Harper Element
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
SKU
KTJ0006597
ISBN
9780007256372
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. The inspirational true story of one man overcoming enormous odds - including sexual abuse from his alcoholic mother - to choose his own path in life and become a truly exceptional human being. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: BGA; BTP; VFJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 26. Weight in Grams: 246.
Publisher
Harper Element
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
KSG0014682
ISBN
9780007256372
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 4.99

Paperback. A collection of tales that can inspire you to live your dreams. It presents stories that demonstrate the best qualities we share as human beings: compassion, grace, forgiveness, generosity and faith and they share a collected wisdom on love, parenting, teaching, death and the overcoming of obstacles. Num Pages: 320 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: DQ; VXA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 135 x 23. Weight in Grams: 344.
Publisher
Vermilion
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780091819569
ISBN
9780091819569
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.39

Paperback. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140. Weight in Grams: 457.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781620402528
ISBN
9781620402528
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.79

Hardcover. From the Royal Wedding to the London riots, Merlin's brave exploits for the Met as a top police horse have earned him celebrity status. Featuring in-depth interviews with officers who work with Merlin day-to-day, this book delves into the surprising history of British police horses and how they are a key part of law enforcement around the world. Num Pages: 223 pages, black & white illustrations, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: BTP; WNF; WNGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 224 x 137 x 19. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
John Blake
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782194651
ISBN
9781782194651
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.70

Paperback. Over the centuries, South London has witnessed literally thousands of murders. Based on documents, trial and inquest transcripts, personal stories and contemporary newspaper reports, as well as visits to the crime scenes, this work is a study of cases that have shocked both capital and country. Series: Sutton True Crime History. Num Pages: 134 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 173 x 9. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750944267
ISBN
9780750944267
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.92

Paperback. Twins Ron and Reg Kray were without doubt the most powerful, violent and deadly gangsters that London has ever known. They ran protection rackets, clubs and casinos, as well as fraudulent 'long firms'. They blackmailed, intimidated and killed. This title tells the story of their lives. Num Pages: 336 pages, 1 x 8pp b/w. BIC Classification: BG; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 136 x 23. Weight in Grams: 254.
Publisher
Mainstream Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845967741
ISBN
9781845967741
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 16.10

Paperback. Part of a series of books which examines real-life stories that have made newspaper headlines around the world, this looks at serial killers. Other titles available include "The World's Greatest Blunders" and "The World's Greatest Cults". Series: The Worlds Greatest. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 12. Weight in Grams: 134. Part of a series of books which examines real-life stories that have made newspaper headlines around the world, this looks at serial killers. Other titles available include "The World's Greatest Blunders" and "The World's Greatest Cults". Series: The Worlds Greatest. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 12. Weight in Grams: 134. Good copy with some shelf wear. Previous owner's markings on inside cover, half title page and title page.
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Bounty
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
SKU
KTG0011522
ISBN
9780753700891
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Helle Amin seemed to have the perfect life on the tropical island of Bali with her husband and four children. But one day in 2002, this idyllic existence was shattered when she returned home from a shopping trip to find her children gone. It didn't take long to discover that her Saudi Arabian husband had taken them to live in his home country. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 20. Weight in Grams: 224.
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd London
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844546060
ISBN
9781844546060
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.03

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BGA; BTC; HRE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 135 x 24. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Bravo Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780061730481
ISBN
9780061730481
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 17.71

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BM; BTP; JFFE1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 270 x 32. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Blink Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911274100
ISBN
9781911274100
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.03

Paperback. A true detective story tracing the murder investigation of a human rights activist and Guatemalan bishop. It also traces Los Intocables struggle with the Guatemalan authorities, revealing the involvement of youth gangs, political corruption and organised crime. Num Pages: 416 pages, ill. BIC Classification: 1KLCG; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 33. Weight in Grams: 404.
Publisher
Atlantic Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
416
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848871953
ISBN
9781848871953
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.34

Mass Market Paperback. From the violent anger the author suffered at the hands of his mother and father, to the continuous torments at school; from the way in which he coped with rejection from people he trusted, to suffering from bulimia and a wish to take his own life, he succeeded in making a better life for himself. This title presents his story. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: BT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 111 x 16. Weight in Grams: 140. Some shelf wear, but remains very good. Paper label to spine
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Penguin London
Publication date
2004
SKU
KTJ0006573
ISBN
9780141014623
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Presents a story of the charismatic Chris Gardner - a once homeless father who raised and cared for his son on the mean streets of San Francisco and went on to become a crown prince of Wall Street. At the age of twenty, Milwaukee native Chris Gardner, just out of the Navy, arrived in San Francisco to pursue a promising career in medicine. Num Pages: 320 pages, 8 pages colour photos. BIC Classification: BGBA; BTP; KNST. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 138 x 17. Weight in Grams: 260.
Publisher
Amistad
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Media tie-in
Condition
New
SKU
V9780060744878
ISBN
9780060744878
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.27

Paperback. Fact proves far stranger than fiction in this collection of real-life crimes, scandals, tragedies and murders which either influenced the works of the world's most popular mystery writer or affected the lives of many famous personalities involved in her long and brilliant career. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 9. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752455396
ISBN
9780752455396
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 12.14

Paperback. Theresa Cheung's latest collection of uplifting true-life stories of how angels can help, heal and save us. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BT; VXPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 132 x 18. Weight in Grams: 240. Some light shelf wear, else as new
Condition
Used, Like New
Edition
UK ed.
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
SKU
KRA0011069
ISBN
9781849830133
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.99

Paperback. A follow-up to "Bristol Murders" that brings together true-life historical murders that shocked not only the city but made headline news throughout the nation. Series: Murders. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 165 x 12. Weight in Grams: 416.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752456171
ISBN
9780752456171
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.90