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True stories

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

€ 17.99
€ 13.00

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
€ 13.32

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

€ 19.99
€ 14.74

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

€ 4.64

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

€ 4.64

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

€ 10.99
€ 9.22

Paperback. Num Pages: 104 pages. BIC Classification: 2ABM; BTC; GBCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 129 x 9. Weight in Grams: 120.
Publisher
Guernica Editions,Canada Canada
Number of pages
104
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9781550711042
ISBN
9781550711042
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 13.17

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
€ 10.66

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

€ 18.72

Paperback.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Sphere
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Export ed
SKU
KNW0007747
ISBN
9781847443182
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. When I was sixteen I became an Islamic fundamentalist. Five years later, after much emotional turmoil, I rejected fundamentalist teachings and returned to normal life and my family. This book tells the story of British Islamic fundamentalism, told by a former radical. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BT; JFSR2; JPWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 19. Weight in Grams: 230.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141030432
ISBN
9780141030432
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.89

Paperback. At 8.46 am on September 11, 2001, 14,000 people were inside the Twin Towers in New York - reading emails, making calls, eating croissants.. over the next 102 minutes each would become part of a drama for the ages. This title tells the saga of the men and women - the 12,000 who escaped and the 2,749 who perished - as they made 102 minutes count. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; 3JMC; BTP; HBJK; HBLX; JPWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 23. Weight in Grams: 280.
Edition
1st. Edition
Publisher
Arrow
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099492566
ISBN
9780099492566
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.11

Paperback. The inside story of Birmingham CID's fight against crime in the '70s and '80s. Num Pages: 264 pages, 16. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMW; 3JJPL; 3JJPN; BTC; JKSW1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 235 x 27. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Amberley
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445657875
ISBN
9781445657875
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.43

Paperback. They were all under the age of seven when they were driven from a war-ravaged country. In this deceptively understated memoir, three boys recall in their own words their harrowing journey to safety. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1HBS; 3JJPN; BTP; HBJH; HBLW3; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 143 x 210 x 36. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
PublicAffairs
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Anniversary
Condition
New
SKU
V9781610395984
ISBN
9781610395984
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.20

Paperback. Num Pages: 220 pages, 230ill. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 253 x 13. Weight in Grams: 478.
Publisher
Feral House
Number of pages
220
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
First Printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9780922915293
ISBN
9780922915293
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 20.68

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BM; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509807116
ISBN
9781509807116
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.47

Paperback. To Britain's criminal underworld, Freddie Foreman is the Godfather. Held responsible for the gangland killings of Ginger Marks and Frank 'The Mad Axeman' Mitchell, he was the punisher to those who broke the underworld's strict code of conduct. Num Pages: 306 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 131 x 24. Weight in Grams: 276. The Godfather of British Crime. 306 pages, Illustrations. To Britain's criminal underworld, Freddie Foreman is the Godfather. Held responsible for the gangland killings of Ginger Marks and Frank 'The Mad Axeman' Mitchell, he was the punisher to those who broke the underworld's strict code of conduct. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: BTC. Dimension: 212 x 131 x 24. Weight: 280.
Publisher
John Blake
Number of pages
306
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844546893
ISBN
9781844546893
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.97

Paperback. A collection of true-life crime tales that includes the case of a husband who boasted that he had played "Jack the Ripper" after slitting his wife's throat, and a mother who murdered her two children and a man who was bludgeoned to death in a newspaper office. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 158 x 6. Weight in Grams: 162.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752479491
ISBN
9780752479491
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.53

Paperback. On February 26th 2012 seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was walking home when he was shot and killed in an encounter with a neighborhood watchman. In Rest in Power, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin tell the story of the child they lost, the unresponsiveness of the police, the hostility of the legal system, and the inspiring campaign for justice. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBFL; 3JJPR; 3JM; BTC; JFFE; JFFJ; JPWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 135 x 28. Weight in Grams: 366.
Publisher
Jacaranda Books Art Music Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909762572
ISBN
9781909762572
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.00

Paperback. Offers a journey through the 21st century's warzones and hotspots in the company of the intrepid Mueller who asks awkward questions of perpetrators, victims and optimists alike. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: BTM; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 31. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
Granta Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
496
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846271519
ISBN
9781846271519
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.58

Paperback. Num Pages: 286 pages. BIC Classification: 1QSC; BT; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 137 x 13. Weight in Grams: 227. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Sheridan House
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
SKU
KTG0005887
ISBN
9781574091335
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 9.39

Paperback. Brings together thirty-six murderous tales that shocked not only Wales but also made national headlines. This book includes the case of William Augustus Lacey, who killed his young wife with a razor in a fit of jealously at Pontypridd in 1900; baby farmer Rhoda Willis, the first woman to be hanged at Cardiff Prison, in 1907; and, more. Num Pages: 192 pages, 45 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 174 x 13. Weight in Grams: 548.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750949613
ISBN
9780750949613
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.72

Paperback. An examination of some of Surrey's most notorious and shocking cases. It includes such cases as: the 'Wigwam Girl', Joan Wolfe, who lived in a tent built by a Cree Indian Soldier before being brutally slaughtered; the infamous stagging of Frederick Gold by 'the Serpent', Percy Lefroy Mapleton; and, the poisoning of the entire Beck family. Series: Murders. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESR; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 171 x 9. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750951302
ISBN
9780750951302
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.64

Paperback. August 2014, Farida Khalaf was just a normal Yazidi girl, living in northern Iraq. Then her village was attacked by ISIS fighters who murdered the men and the boys of her village, including her father and brothers, before taking Farida prisoner along with the rest of the women. This is the story of what happened to Farida after she was captured. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; BM; BTP; HRAM2; JFFK; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129. Weight in Grams: 368.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784702755
ISBN
9781784702755
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.11