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Paperback. Bryan McLaughlin faced the challenge of tackling crime on Glasgow's mean streets and throughout Scotland for more than 30 years, finding himself involved with nearly 300 killings. In this book, Bryan McLaughlin lifts the lid on his dealings with notorious godfather Arthur Thompson. Num Pages: 288 pages, 8 pp. colour plate section. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; BM; BTC; JKSW1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 165 x 20. Weight in Grams: 378. Fighting Crime on Scotland's Streets. 288 pages, 8 pp. colour plate section. Bryan McLaughlin faced the challenge of tackling crime on Glasgow's mean streets and throughout Scotland for more than 30 years, finding himself involved with nearly 300 killings. In this book, Bryan McLaughlin lifts the lid on his dealings with notorious godfather Arthur Thompson. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKS; BM; BTC; JKSW1. Dimension: 233 x 165 x 20. Weight: 376.
Publisher
B & W Pub
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845024963
ISBN
9781845024963
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 11.42

Paperback. Presents an informative round-up of some of the strangest, most bloodthirsty, despicable and comical crimes that took place in and around Liverpool from the Victorian era up to the mid-twentieth century. This text is supported by seventy-five illustrations and of interest to those who have an interest in the darker side of the city's history. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 250 x 172 x 8. Weight in Grams: 330.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
The History Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750947497
ISBN
9780750947497
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.70

Paperback. A collection of some of the strangest, most despicable and comical crimes that took place on the Wirral peninsula throughout the Victorian era and the early twentieth century. It sheds light on local causes celebres. It is suitable for those who have an interest in the darker side of Wirral's history. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENC; 1DBKENL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 173 x 8. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750944069
ISBN
9780750944069
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.70

Paperback. A collection of some of the strangest, most despicable and comical crimes that took place on the Wirral peninsula throughout the Victorian era and the early twentieth century. It features tales that uncover many cases that have been long forgotten and are supported by illustrations which describe these events and the people featured in them. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENC; 1DBKENL; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 174 x 10. Weight in Grams: 318.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752450070
ISBN
9780752450070
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.70

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

€ 23.99
€ 19.69

Paperback. Gives the inside scoop on how to be the most hated passenger on the plane, whether passionate affairs with pilots are really as frequent as you'd think, and what it's like flying in a post-9/11 world. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: BT; KNGV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 135 x 17. Weight in Grams: 222.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Original
Condition
New
SKU
V9780061986468
ISBN
9780061986468
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.05

Paperback. Num Pages: 182 pages. BIC Classification: BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UF) Further/Higher Education; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 178 x 111 x 11. Weight in Grams: 156. My NHS Summer. 182 pages. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UF) Further/Higher Education; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: BTP. Dimension: 178 x 111 x 11. Weight: 156.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
The University of Buckingham Press
Number of pages
182
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908684196
ISBN
9781908684196
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.87

Paperback. The six-six-Sixties were the Devil's decade. Following the rise of Satanism through from the Sixties onwards, this work examines the key cases and delves into the lives of the perpetrators, searching for the events that could have driven them to commit such horrific acts. Num Pages: 478 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 176 x 112 x 31. Weight in Grams: 248. Used paperback in good condition. Some light shelf wear.
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Allison & Busby
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
KRF0015797
ISBN
9780749081720
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.74

Paperback. A former detective's compelling insight into the darker side of Cumbria's history. Series: Murders. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKENM; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 172 x 9. Weight in Grams: 324.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750947480
ISBN
9780750947480
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.70

Paperback. The inside story of the 20th century's most lucrative armed robbery. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JJPN; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 134 x 27. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Quercus
Number of pages
346
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849163071
ISBN
9781849163071
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.13

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

€ 4.74

Paperback. With all the SEALs' recent successes, we have been getting a level of attention we are not used to. It's been flattering but something important has been missing from the discussion. This book offers an insight into the extreme bravery, borderline lunacy, and touching camaraderie of this elite brotherhood. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BTM; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 21. Weight in Grams: 246.
Publisher
Corgi
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552169868
ISBN
9780552169868
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.41

Paperback. The brutal murder of the Reverend George Parker in the rural village of Oddingley on Midsummer's Day in 1806 - shot and beaten to death, his body set on fire and left smouldering in his own glebe field - gripped everyone from the Home Secretary in London to newspapermen across the country. It was a strange and stubborn case. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMT; 3JH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 29. Weight in Grams: 360.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099554677
ISBN
9780099554677
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.57

Paperback. Num Pages: 560 pages. BIC Classification: BT; VFJB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 49. Weight in Grams: 524.
Publisher
Splendid Publications Limited
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909109667
ISBN
9781909109667
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.42

Paperback. The story of Sarah Outen's five-year 25,000 mile journey looping the planet by cycling across Europe, Asia, and North America, and canoeing and kayaking across the North Pacific and the North Atlantic. This is her adventure and inner journey, and also a call to action, to redefine your own boundaries, to be courageous, and to dare to d Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: BGSA; BTP; WSQ; WSS; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473655287
ISBN
9781473655287
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.13

Paperback. An investigation into poverty, corruption, crime and related issues in Britain including drugs and prostitution amongst children. The investigation moves from the slums and ghettos of our cities, to crack houses and brothels, contacts with street gangs and drug dealers uncovering secret rites and a bizarre and cruel world. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BT; JFMX; JFSP1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 236.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099583011
ISBN
9780099583011
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.12

Paperback. Based on extensive first-hand experience, exclusive interviews and shocking documentary evidence, this book offers a startling glimpse of human nature under the conditions of freedom and anonymity, and shines a light on an enigmatic and ever-changing world. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BTC; KNTX1; UBJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 21. Weight in Grams: 228.
Publisher
Windmill Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099592020
ISBN
9780099592020
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.41

Paperback. In 1992, a climber was left to die by other climbers on Mount Everest, which horrified Joe Simpson who was himself left for dead in Peru in 1985. In this book Simpson explores anecdotally and in heated debates with his climbing companions on Pumori, the moral climate of mountaineering in the 1990s. Num Pages: 208 pages, 8pp colour and 8pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: BTP; DNF; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 15. Weight in Grams: 180. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
KKD0001671
ISBN
9780099756118
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Tells the stories of David Sharp, a young British solo climber, who was passed by 40 mountaineers as he lay dying on the slopes of the Everest mountain, and Lincoln Hall who was left for dead yet miraculously survived. Num Pages: 304 pages, 4 maps, 1 x 8pp colour section. BIC Classification: 1FKAH; BTP; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 135 x 19. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
VIRGIN BOOKS
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753515709
ISBN
9780753515709
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.57

Paperback. What drives a man to kill another person, and another, then another until he can no longer stop? This work offers an insight into the lives of these individuals and explores the homicidal manifestations of a number of mental afflictions. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 15. Weight in Grams: 202.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Virgin Books
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753519486
ISBN
9780753519486
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.68