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  • The Silent Twins (Paperback) Marjorie Wallace

    When identical twins, June and Jennifer Gibbons were three they began to reject communication with anyone but each other, and so began a childhood bound together in a strange and secret world.

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  • Eating the Elephant (Paperback) Alice Wells

    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.

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  • Solitary Fitness (English, Paperback) Charles Bronson, Stephen Richards

    Charlie Bronson has spent decades in solitary confinement, and yet has stayed as fit as a fiddle, gaining several world strength and fitness records in the process. This book, a guide to getting fit and staying fit, reveals just how he's done it. It shows you the best way to burn those calories, tone your abs, and build your stamina.

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  • Captive (English, Paperback) Allan Hall

    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.

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  • The Spider and the Fly (English, Paperback) Claudia Rowe

    In this superb work of literary true crime—a spellbinding combination of memoir and psychological suspense—a female journalist chronicles her unusual connection with a convicted serial killer and her search to understand the darkness inside us."Well, well, Claudia. Can I call you Claudia? I’ll have to give it to you, when confronted at least you’re honest, as honest as any reporter. . . . You...

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  • If I Did it (English, Paperback) The Goldman Family

    In 1994, Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson were brutally murdered at her home in Brentwood, California. O.J. Simpson was tried for the crime in a case that captured the attention of the American people, but was ultimately acquitted of criminal charges. The victims' families brought a civil case against Simpson, which found him liable for willfully and wrongfully causing the deaths of Ron and Nicole committing battery with malice and oppression.In 2006, HarperCollins announced the publication of a book in which O.J. Simpson told how he hypothetically would have committed the murders. In response to public outrage that Simpson stood to profit from these crimes, HarperCollins canceled the book. A Florida bankruptcy court awarded the rights to the Goldmans in August 2007 to satisfy the civil judgment in part. The Goldman family views the book as his confession, and has worked hard to ensure that the public will read this book and learn the truth. This is O.J. Simpson's original manuscript, approved by him, with up to 14,000 words of additional key commentary.

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  • The Fear of 13 (English, Paperback) Nick Yarris

    'Somewhere in each of us is the blackest pit from which few ever return. I had found mine.' Found guilty of the rape and murder of a woman he had never met, Nick Yarris was sentenced to death. With appeal after appeal failing he spent twenty-two years waiting to die. This is the true and amazing story of how he survived Death Row.

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  • One Last Job (Paperback) Tom Pettifor, Nick Sommerlad

    The life story of Brian Reader, Britain's most prolific burglar. Branded The Master - and a Gentleman Thief - Brian is a true character from the old school of British crime. With exclusive access to those closest to him, and with his jailing earlier this year, this marks the end of the era of big set-piece raids.

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  • Out of My Depth (Paperback) Anne Darwin

    When Anne Darwin faced the world and said that her husband had disappeared while canoeing in the North Sea, her life changed forever. She had just lied to the police, the press, her friends, insurance companies and her sons. Anne opens up about her husband's hideaway scheme and the runaway train of deceit and guilt that followed.


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  • Blue on Blue (English, Hardback) Charles Campisi, Gordon Dillow

    This eye-opening, richly authentic memoir by the longest serving chief of NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau reveals what it’s like to expose and put away the bad cops—so that they won’t tarnish the majority who wear the uniform.Charles Campisi headed the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau from 1996 through 2014, gaining a reputation as hard-nosed and incorruptible. During Campisi’s years at IAB,...

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  • The Hospital (English, Paperback) Barbara O'Hare

    "We were an experiment. We had no rights, no love, nothing. Just a piece of meat for someone to play with." Barbara O'Hare was just 12-years-old when she was admitted to Aston Hall mental institution in Derbyshire. From a troubled home, she'd hoped the hospital would offer some kind of protection from all that was wrong in the world, but within hours of being there Barbara was tied down, drugged...

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  • The Real Peaky Blinders (Paperback) Carl Chinn

    Stylish and dark, the BBC series the 'Peaky Blinders' is set in the backstreets of Birmingham after the First World War and tells of the rise to power of Thomas Shelby and his criminal gang. Yet the real stories behind these fictional characters are just as dramatic, bloody and compelling as the TV series. This book tells their story.

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  • Gitchie Girl (English, Paperback) Phil Hamman, Sandy Hamman

    A terrified voice cried out in the night."Who are you? What do you want?"The sound of snapping twigs closed in on the five teenagers enjoying an evening around a glowing campfire at Gitchie Manitou State Park. The night of music and laughter had taken a dark turn. Evil loomed just beyond the tree line, and before the night was over, one of the Midwest's most horrific mass murders had left its...

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  • In Cold Blood (English, Paperback) Truman Capote

    Reconstructs the murder in 1959 of a Kansas farmer, his wife and both their children. In this title, the author's study of the killings and subsequent investigation explores the circumstances surrounding this terrible crime and the effect it had on those involved.

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  • True Crime Stories (English, Paperback) Jack Rosewood

    The world can be a very strange place in general and when you open the pages of this true crime anthology you will quickly learn that the criminal world specifically can be as bizarre as it is dangerous. In the following book, you will be captivated by mysterious missing person cases that defy all logic and a couple cases of murderous mistaken identity. Follow along as detectives conduct criminal...

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  • The Basement (Paperback) Rj Parker Ph D $9.76
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  • Lethal Force (English, Paperback) Tony Long

    Tony Long was the best 'shot' the Met ever had. Under the codename 'Echo 7', he was 'licenced to kill' bringing down scores of targets. From life or death cases and botched operations to political fallouts, this book charts his controversial career from rookie seventies beat cop to Long's command of SO19 - the Met's elite specialist firearms unit.

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  • Smooth Talker (Paperback) Steve Jackson

    One morning in July 1974, Anita Andrews, the owner and bartender at Fagiani's Cocktail Lounge in Napa, California was found dead in her bar-raped, beaten, and stabbed to death in a bloody frenzy. She'd last been seen alive the night before talking to a drifter who sat at the end of the bar, playing cards and flirting with her. But the stranger, along with Anita's Cadillac, had disappeared. Unable...

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  • Wiseguy (English, Paperback) Nicholas Pileggi

    This is the true-crime bestseller that was the basis for Martin Scorsese’s film masterpiece GoodFellas, which brought to life the violence, the excess, the families, the wives and girlfriends, the drugs, the payoffs, the paybacks, the jail time, and the Feds…

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  • Avery (English, Hardback) Ken Kratz, Peter Wilkinson

    It’s time to set the record straight about Steven Avery. The full record?including evidence never before revealed?makes his guilt clear.The Netflix series Making a Murderer quickly became a huge hit, with over 19 million viewers in the U.S. in the first 35 days. The series left many viewers with the opinion that Steven Avery?a man falsely imprisoned for almost 20 years on a rape charge?was...

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