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American Desperado : My Life as a Cocaine Cowboy

"American Desperado" is possibly the most jaw-dropping, event-filled, adrenaline-soaked criminal autobiography ever written. Like a real-life Scarface Jon was born into the upper levels of the Gambino..

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American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road Drugs Empire

From New York Times-best-selling author Nick Bilton comes a true-life thriller about the rise and fall of Ross Ulbricht, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts, the founder of the online black market Silk Road...

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Bad Company Organised Crime, Cops and Corruption

'Each year at least $10 billion is laundered in and through Australia. Much of this money is derived from illicit drugs.' Hooked on the limitless profits of the drug trade, organised crime has grown ..

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Behind the Gates of Gomorrah: Life Inside one of America's Largest Hospitals for the Criminally Insane

Psychiatrist Stephen Seager was no stranger to locked psych wards when he accepted a job at California's Gorman State hospital, known locally as 'Gomorrah', but nothing could have prepared him for wha..

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Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church: The Findings of the Investigation That Inspired the Major Motion Picture Spotlight

This is the true story of how a small group of courageous journalists uncovered child abuse on a vast scale - and held the Catholic Church to account. Betrayal is a ground-breaking work of investigati..

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Black Hand

Beginning in the summer of 1903, an insidious crime wave filled New York City, and then the entire country, with fear. The children of Italian immigrants were kidnapped, and dozens of innocent victims..

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Black Mass: Whitey Bulger, the FBI and a Devil's Deal

THE NEW YORKTIMES BESTSELLER A gripping true story of violence, double-cross and corruption, Black Mass takes us deep undercover, exposing one of the most outrageous scandals in FBI history. Boston, ..

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Blood on the Page

A groundbreaking examination of a terrifying murder and its aftermath by the bestselling author of Hanns and Rudolf and The House by the Lake.In June 2006, police were called to number 9 Downshire Hil..

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Bones: A Story of Brothers, a Champion Horse and the Race to Stop America's Most Brutal Cartel

Two brothers live parallel lives on either side of the US-Mexico border. This is the dramatic true story of how their worlds collided in a major criminal conspiracy. Jose Trevino was raised in Nuevo ..

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Butcher: Anatomy of a Mafia Psychopath

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Chasing Phil: The Adventures of Two Undercover FBI Agents with the World's Most Charming Con Man

`Christ! You guys look like a couple of Feds.' 1977, the Thunderbird Motel. J.J. Wedick and Jack Brennan - Two fresh-faced FBI agents were about to go undercover. Their target: the charismatic..

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Code of Silence: How One Honest Police Officer Took on Australia's Most Corrupt Police Force

'Wherever there is power and money, there is always the risk of corruption. But everyone has a choice: to become involved or to take a stand against it.'..Colin Dillon is an extraordinary man. He was ..

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Convicting Avery: The Bizarre Laws and Broken System Behind Making a Murderer

The shocking Netflix documentary Making a Murderer left millions of viewers wondering how an apparently innocent man could be wrongfully convicted - not just once, but twice. This book explains, in pl..

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Crime Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

From Jack the Ripper to the modern day drug cartels, discover the most notorious crimes and criminals in history. With a foreword by bestselling crime author Peter James, The Crime Book explores over..

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Dancing with Demons

'Doc' Tim Watson-Munro is famous for his association with the infamous. As Australia's leading criminal psychologist he assessed over 20,000 'persons of interest' in some of the country's most notorio..

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Dead Man Running

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El Infierno: Drugs, Gangs, Riots and Murder: My Time Inside Ecuador's Toughest Prisons

"Gato's head snapped back...We could make out the shots of several 9mms, a couple of 38s and one or two 45s. I hurled myself through the doorway and into the room. I didn't look back." Caught in an Ec..

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El Narco: The Bloody Rise of Mexican Drug Cartels

'War' is no exaggeration in discussing the bloodshed that has terrorized Mexico in the past decades. As rival cartels battle for control of a billion-dollar drug trade, the body count- 23,000 dead in ..

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Elementary 2.0: The Unreleased Police Evidence on the Scott Watson Case
Elementary: The Explosive File on Scott Watson and the Disappearance of Ben and Olivia

OF ALL THE BOOKS ON THIS CASE, YOU NEED TO READ THIS ONE...It's a murder mystery worthy of Sherlock Holmes. It even has a Watson. Yet, solving the disappearance of Ben Smart and Olivia Hope has proved..

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Exile on Front Street: My Life as a Hells Angel

So many days I felt like a god, drunk with freedom and power, riding a motorcycle I'd crafted with my own two hands with that winged skull on my back. George Christie was president of the notoriou..

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Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime

The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died - and who killed them. Forensic scientists can unlock the mysteries of the ..

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Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime

The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died - and who killed them. Forensic scientists can unlock the mysteries of the ..

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Gangster Warlords

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Gangster Warlords: Drug Dollars, Killing Fields, and the New Politics of Latin America

In a ranch south of Texas, the man known as The Executioner dumps five hundred body parts in metal barrels. In Brazil's biggest city, a mysterious prisoner orders hit-men to gun down forty-one police ..

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Gomorrah: Italy's Other Mafia

Now with a new preface to mark the ten year anniversary of publication, Roberto Saviano's groundbreaking and utterly compelling book is a major international bestseller which has to date sold 750,000 ..

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Good Month for Murder: The Inside Story of A Homicide Squad

In a true crime cross between James Ellroy and David Simon's The Wire, A Good Month for Murder follows twelve homicides, three police-involved shootings and the furious hunt for an especially brutal k..

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Griffith Wars: The Powerful True Story of Donald Mackay's Murder and the Town That Stood Up to the Mafia

The assassination of Donald Mackay was meant to solve a problem for the mafia. Instead it roused the law-abiding citizens of Griffith to fight against the powerful criminal elements who had made their..

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Hunting El Chapo: Taking down the world's most-wanted drug-lord

The incredible, untold story of the American agent who captured El Chapo, the world's most-wanted drug-lord.Every generation has its larger-than-life criminal legend living beyond the reach of the law..

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Ian Brady: The untold story of the Moors Murders

'Provides a disturbing and unique insight into the man himself - and the nature of evil.' DAILY MAIL Since May 1966 when Ian Brady and Myra Hindley were sentenced to life imprisonment at Chester Ass..

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In Cold Blood

Truman Capote's In Cold Blood is both a masterpiece of journalism and a powerful crime thriller. Inspired by a 300-word article in The New York Times, Capote spent six years exploring and writing the ..

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In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

The chilling true crime 'non-fiction novel' that made Truman Capote's name, "In Cold Blood" is a seminal work of modern prose, a remarkable synthesis of journalistic skill and powerfully evocative nar..

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In Dark Places: The Confessions of Teina Pora and an Ex-Cop's Fight for Justice

Teina Pora, a 17-year-old car thief, was wrongly convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Susan Burdett, who had been beaten to death with the softball bat she kept next to her bed ..

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Infiltrator: Undercover in the World of Drug Barons and Dirty Banks

Robert Mazur spent five years undercover infiltrating the criminal hierarchy of Colombia's drug cartels. The dirty bankers and businessmen he befriended knew him as Bob Musella, a wealthy, mob-connect..

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Jack the Ripper

The predatory ritual, the escalating savegery of the crimes, the grisly trophies taken from his victim's bodies, the games played with his pursuers, the cannibalism: Jack the Ripper's reign of terror ..

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Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper is the only book that enables the reader to travel back into the London of 1888 by recreating key scenes from Jack the Ripper's murders in pin-point accuracy, using the power of CGI. T..

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Joe Cinque's Consolation: A True Story of Death, Grief and the Law

In October 1997, a clever young law student at ANU made a bizarre plan to murder her devoted boyfriend after a dinner party at their house. Some of the dinner guests - most of them university students..

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Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI

'A fiercely entertaining mystery story and a wrenching exploration of evil' Kate Atkinson From the bestselling author of The Lost City of Z, soon to be a major film starring Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Mil..

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Killing Time: Surviving Dubai's Most Notorious Prisons

Karl Williams was on holiday in Dubai, living it large with two English friends, when they were accused of drug dealing, arrested, and tortured by police. They were innocent, but the authorities didn'..

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Killing Time: Surviving Dubai's Most Notorious Prisons

Karl Williams was on holiday in Dubai, living it large with two English friends, when they were accused of drug dealing, arrested, and tortured by police. They were innocent, but the authorities didn'..

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Krays: The Prison Years

In the 60s, Ronnie and Reggie Kray were Britain's most notorious gangsters. With violence and intimidation they were the kings of London. They sipped champagne with celebrities and rubbed shoulders wi..

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Lock Up: Behind the Bars at Gaols in Australia and New Zealand

Lock Up: Behind the bars at gaols in Australia and New Zealand tells the story of the infamous prisons that have housed our criminals since colonial times right up to the present day. Along the way, i..

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Mad Frank and Sons: Tougher Than the Krays, Frank and His Boys on Gangland, Crime and Doing Time

Drawing on exclusive final interviews with Frank, and with unprecedented access to his closest relatives, Mad Frank and Sons follows his rise from a small kid stealing to put food on the table to a fe..

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Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime

The Japanese Yakuza. The Chinese Triads. The Sicilian Cosa Nostra. The Calabrian N'Drangheta. The New York Mafia. The Russian Vory -v -Vakone. Today, mafias operate across the globe, with hundreds of ..

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Mafia Republic: Italy's Criminal Curse. Cosa Nostra, 'Ndrangheta and Camorra from 1946 to the Present

In MAFIA REPUBLIC, John Dickie, Professor of Italian Studies at University College, London and author of the international bestsellers COSA NOSTRA and MAFIA BROTHERHOODS, shows how the Italian mafias ..

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Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and World of Literary Obsession

Unrepentant book thief John Charles Gilkey has stolen a fortune in rare books from around the US. Yet unlike most thieves, who steal for profit, Gilkey steals for love - the love of books. Perhaps equ..

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Mile End Murder: The Case Conan Doyle Couldn't Solve

On Thursday 17 August, 1860, wealthy widow Mary Emsley was found dead in her own home, killed by a blow to the back of her head. What followed was a murder case that gripped the nation. A veritable lo..

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Mindhunter: Inside the FBI Elite Serial Crime Unit (Now A Netflix Series)

THE BESTSELLING TRUE STORY THAT INSPIRED THE MAJOR NETFLIX SERIESFBI Special Agent and expert in criminal profiling and behavioural science, John Douglas, is a man who has looked evil in the eye and m..

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Most Dangerous Animal of All

An explosive and historic book of true crime and an emotionally powerful and revelatory memoir of a man whose ten-year search for his biological father leads to a chilling discovery: His father is one..

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Murder on the Maungatapu: A Narrative History of the Burgess Gang and Their Greatest Crime

In the winter of 1866 New Zealand s most notorious bushranger, Richard Burgess, knelt at a small desk in his Nelson prison cell, took up his quill pen and began to write. His life, he knew, was beyond..

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Murder Without Motive: the Killing of Rebecca Ryle

"In 2004, the body of a young Perth woman was found on the grounds of a primary school. Her name was Rebecca Ryle. The killing would mystify investigators, lawyers, and psychologists : and profoundl..

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