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Hardcover. Standing in an ID parade of incompetence, waiting to be picked out as Britain's stupidest criminal, we've assembled a line-up of bungling burglars, asinine assailants and thick thieves. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BTC; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 125 x 19. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752487205
ISBN
9780752487205
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 13.28

Paperback. The story of how a Belfast schoolgirl was expelled from St Dominics on the Falls Road in Belfast in 1959, and how that event went on to shape the rest of her life. Num Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJPG; BT; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 136 x 15. Weight in Grams: 358.
Edition
Illustrated
Publisher
Blackstaff Pr
Number of pages
230
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780856408083
ISBN
9780856408083
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.76

Paperback. Open, honest and upbeat, this book gives personal insight into both the ups and downs of an Asperger relationship. Seeking to challenge the bad press that people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) get as partners, Sarah and Keith tell their story of how they are making it work - and also how they got it wrong - with disarming frankness and humour. Num Pages: 144 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BT; MJNA; VFJD; VFVG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 155 x 10. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843105404
ISBN
9781843105404
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.77

Paperback. An impossible choice - Jorge Salcedo was trapped. For years, he had climbed the ladder inside the Cali drug cartel, and risen to Head of Security. But he'd kept clean, avoided the dirty work, managed to sleep at night. He'd finally received the order he'd long dreaded, and it meant one thing: kill or be killed. Num Pages: 368 pages, Illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 1KLSC; BTC; JKVG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 24. Weight in Grams: 266.
Publisher
Arrow
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099557777
ISBN
9780099557777
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.32

Paperback. What happened in Helmand's Sangin Valley in the spring of 2007 was nothing short of extraordinary. After the last gasp defence of the platoon houses by the Paras, the soldiers of the Royal Anglian Regiment arrived in Afghanistan charged with taking the battle to the enemy. This title tells the story of the Royal Anglian's deployment. Num Pages: 496 pages, 16pp colour photographic inset. BIC Classification: 1FCA; 3JMC; BTM; HBJF; HBLX; HBWS4. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 31. Weight in Grams: 356.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages
496
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141041636
ISBN
9780141041636
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.03

Paperback. Num Pages: 172 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJPN; BTH; KNTJ; KNXB1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 209 x 152 x 13. Weight in Grams: 316.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Spokesman Books
Number of pages
172
Condition
New
SKU
V9780851247960
ISBN
9780851247960
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 22.55

Paperback. Organized crime took hold in Ireland and soon armed robberies, kidnappings and murder became commonplace. This book traces how the hugely lucrative drug trade that then emerged led to the gang wars that have corroded communities and devastated countless lives. It describes in gripping detail the shocking depths to which the mobsters have sunk. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 31. Weight in Grams: 348.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241954744
ISBN
9780241954744
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.46

Paperback. Davey Sommers' shocking, raw, real and violent story as told to Ronnie Thompson Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 18. Weight in Grams: 264.
Publisher
Headline Review
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780755319879
ISBN
9780755319879
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.48

Paperback. When James Miles and his best friend Paul Loseby were caught smuggling ten kilos of cocaine out of Caracas, Venezuela, they couldn't deny their guilt. This title tells the true-life story of how two men endured untold savagery in the most appalling conditions. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLSV; BTP; JKVP1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 125 x 22. Weight in Grams: 236.
Publisher
Ebury Publishing
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780091946791
ISBN
9780091946791
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.48

Paperback. Tells the story of six of the country's most notorious jails - Durham, Wandsworth, Pentonville, Wormwood Scrubs, Dartmoor and Holloway - and of the men and women who entered their gates, sometimes stood on their scaffolds and occasionally vanished before their time. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 234 x 24. Weight in Grams: 442.
Publisher
Black and White Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845028480
ISBN
9781845028480
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.34

Paperback. Num Pages: 227 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGA; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 11. Weight in Grams: 176.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Monsoon Books Singapore
Number of pages
227
Condition
New
SKU
V9789814358323
ISBN
9789814358323
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.24

Paperback.
Publisher
New Island Books
Number of pages
281
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848401334
ISBN
9781848401334
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 14.51

Paperback. Barlinnie is one of the most notorious prisons in the world and for a hundred years it has held Glasgow's toughest and most violent men, swept up from the city streets. It has sparked rooftop protests and cell block riots, and been home to godfathers of crime. This title deals with riots, death, retribution and redemption in this prison. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; BTC; JKVP1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 384. 256 pages, illustrations. Barlinnie is one of the most notorious prisons in the world and for a hundred years it has held Glasgow's toughest and most violent men, swept up from the city streets. It has sparked rooftop protests and cell block riots, and been home to godfathers of crime. This title deals with riots, death, retribution and redemption in this prison. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; BTC; JKVP1. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 19. Weight: 378.
Publisher
Black and White pub.
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845022679
ISBN
9781845022679
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.34

Paperback. 252 pages, Illustrations, maps. The riveting true account of a young WW2 pilot's heroic journey, illustrated with photographs, maps and excerpts from his log books. Cateogry: (Y) Teenage / Young Adult. BIC Classification: BTM. Dimension: 193 x 132 x 21. Weight: 398.
Publisher
Allen & Unwin
Number of pages
324
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781741751611
ISBN
9781741751611
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.23

hardcover. New York City has long been a breeding ground for spies, saboteurs, terrorists, and other threats to the nation and its greatest city. Battleground New York City examines the history of domestic security operations and the people and agencies involved in safeguarding "the city that never sleeps". Num Pages: 312 pages, 16 b notes; bibliography; index. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; BTC; JPSH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 17. Weight in Grams: 596.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Potomac Books Inc United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9781597976770
ISBN
9781597976770
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 34.59

Paperback. How does it feel to live and work in the world's most beautiful and luxurious tropical island resort, surrounded by white sandy beaches and aquamarine seas? And how does it feel to be in the lap of luxury when you're thousands of miles from anywhere else? This work takes you behind the scenes at a five-star tropical island resort. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: BT; KNSH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 25. Weight in Grams: 266.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Corgi
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552154635
ISBN
9780552154635
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.46

Paperback. When Katie Piper was 24, her life was near perfect. Young and beautiful, she was well on her way to fulfilling her dream of becoming a model. But then she met Daniel Lynch on Facebook and her world quickly turned into a nightmare. After being held captive and brutally raped by her new boyfriend, Katie was subjected to a vicious acid attack. Num Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGA; BTP; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 234. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
Illustrated
Publisher
Ebury Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
SKU
KIN0036305
ISBN
9780091940768
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. When Katie Piper was 24, her life was near perfect. Young and beautiful, she was well on her way to fulfilling her dream of becoming a model. But then she met Daniel Lynch on Facebook and her world quickly turned into a nightmare. After being held captive and brutally raped by her new boyfriend, Katie was subjected to a vicious acid attack. Num Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGA; BTP; VFJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 234. Good clean copy showing some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps to cover
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Ebury Publishing
Condition
Used, Good
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
KSS0014175
ISBN
9780091940768
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Hardcover. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1DBR; 1FMT; 3JM; BTP; JKSM; VFDW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 144 x 27. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Canbury Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780993040726
ISBN
9780993040726
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.05

Paperback. The inspiration behind the powerful new film starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson and Emily Watson, this is the story of Dido Belle, whose adoption by an aristocratic family challenged the conventions of 18th century England. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JF; BTH; HBJD1; HBLL; JFSL3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 22. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Film tie-in edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007542727
ISBN
9780007542727
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.48

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