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Death and the Dolce Vita


The Dark Side of Rome in the 1950s

Stephen Gundle


Canongate 2011
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Frenzy!


Heath, Haigh and Christie: The First Great Tabloid Murderers

Neil Root


Preface 2011
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Chichester Murders and Misdemeanours



Philip MacDougall


Amberley 2009
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The Moat Farm Mystery


The Life and Criminal Career of Samuel Herbert Dougal

MW Oldridge


History Press 2012
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Death of a Baronet


The Lawford Hall Murder

Anthony Harris


Brewin 2011
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Mug Shots


An Archive of the Famous, Infamous and Most Wanted

Raynal Pellicer


Abrams 2009
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Fraudsters and Charlatans


A Peek at Some of History's Greatest Rogues

Linda Stratman


History Press 2010
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Linda Stratman tells ten stories of fraudsters who exploited the optimism of the 19th century and its confidence in the rewards of trade and exploratiLinda Stratman tells ten stories of fraudsters who exploited the optimism of the 19th century and its confidence in the rewards of trade and exploration. From the Sumatran 'Princess Caraboo', who appeared near Bristol in 1817 but was soon discovered to be a Devonshire cobbler's daughter, to Louis de Rougement, 'The Greatest Liar on Earth', the book exposes the century's most audacious and ruinous roguery. ...more
 

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Real Hard Cases


Unsolved Crimes Re-investigated

Les Brown; Robert Jeffrey


Black & White 2006
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At the request of families dissatisfied with the outcomes of official police inquiries, former Glasgow detective Les Brown has re- investigated a numbAt the request of families dissatisfied with the outcomes of official police inquiries, former Glasgow detective Les Brown has re- investigated a number of unusual deaths and unsolved murders. In this book he teams up with crime writer Robert Jeffrey to tell the story of his quest for solutions to these mystery cases. ...more
 

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Sex on the Moon


The Amazing Story behind the Most Audacious Heist in History

Ben Mezrich


Doubleday 2011
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Based on a range of sources, including scores of interviews and thousands of pages of court documents, this is an account of how a love-struck collegeBased on a range of sources, including scores of interviews and thousands of pages of court documents, this is an account of how a love-struck college student, Thad Roberts, persuaded his girlfriend to steal a NASA safe full of moon rocks from every Apollo landing. It also tells of the unravelling of their audacious plan when Roberts attempted to sell the rocks, which are so valuable it is illegal even to own them. ...more
 

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Under a Monsoon Cloud



HRF Keating


Penguin 2011
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A police sergeant lies dying at Ghote's feet. The Inspector saw exactly what had happened and it is his duty to arrest the killer - or would this crimA police sergeant lies dying at Ghote's feet. The Inspector saw exactly what had happened and it is his duty to arrest the killer - or would this crime be better kept secret? ...more
 

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Public Enemies



Bryan Burrough


Penguin 2005
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Legendary depression-era outlaws John Dillinger, Machine Gun Kelly, Ma Barker, Bonnie and Clyde and others were all at large at the same time, and it Legendary depression-era outlaws John Dillinger, Machine Gun Kelly, Ma Barker, Bonnie and Clyde and others were all at large at the same time, and it was J Edgar Hoover's 'G-Men' whose job it was to put an end to their daring crime spree. With access to de-classified FBI files and unpublished manuscripts and statements by the gangsters, award-winning journalist Bryan Burrough is able to tell the exciting story as never before. ...more
 

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Inspector Ghote Trusts the Heart



HRF Keating


Penguin 2011
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Kidnappers, intent on getting a rich ransom for the plump son of a business tycoon, snatch the wrong child - and what kind of ransom can a mere tailorKidnappers, intent on getting a rich ransom for the plump son of a business tycoon, snatch the wrong child - and what kind of ransom can a mere tailor's boy demand? ...more
 

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Inspector Ghote Breaks an Egg



HRF Keating


Penguin 2011
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Ghote is dispatched to a small provincial town to investigate the murder of a politician's wife, but the corpse and the trail have been cold for 15 yeGhote is dispatched to a small provincial town to investigate the murder of a politician's wife, but the corpse and the trail have been cold for 15 years - and the whole district is against him. ...more
 

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The Assassination of the Prime Minister


John Bellingham and the Murder of Spencer Perceval

David C Hanrahan


History Press 2012
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On Monday 11 May 1812, John Bellingham, a successful young entrepreneur, shot dead the Prime Minister, Spencer Perceval in the lobby of the House of COn Monday 11 May 1812, John Bellingham, a successful young entrepreneur, shot dead the Prime Minister, Spencer Perceval in the lobby of the House of Commons. The assassin was immediately arrested, tried and hanged within the week. In a story of suspense, revenge and personal tragedy, David Hanrahan tells the interwoven stories of Perceval and Bellingham, exploring the histories of the two men and what led one to take the other's life. ...more
 

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Great Train Crimes


Murder and Robbery on the Railways

Jonathan Oates


Wharncliffe 2010
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From the Gold Bullion robbery of 1855 and the first railway murder (of Thomas Briggs on a train to Hackney in 1864) up to 1965, when Patricia Grace WoFrom the Gold Bullion robbery of 1855 and the first railway murder (of Thomas Briggs on a train to Hackney in 1864) up to 1965, when Patricia Grace Woolard was murdered for snubbing a fellow passenger on the 4.06 from Bognor, Jonathan Oates describes a selection of crimes committed on British railways and the London Underground. Using contemporary police records, his detailed accounts include the first terrorist Underground bombings (1883-5) and some unsolved murders....more
 

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