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The Real Sherlock Holmes

On 6 December 1886, Arthur Foster leaves the Queen's Theatre, Manchester with a pocket full of gold and a lady bedecked with diamonds on his arm. He hails a hansom cab unaware that ...


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Sharing the Secret

This ground breaking book examines the colorful history of the Intelligence Corps from its formation in 1940 up to the present day. Even accepting that there are aspects of the Cor ...


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Crime and Corruption at The Yard

During David Woodland's 19 years' service with the Metropolitan Police, the 'thin blue line' came under intense pressure. In addition to the routine caseload of gang crime, murder ...


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Past Crimes

Today, police forces all over the world use archaeological techniques to help them solve crimes – and archaeologists are using the same methods to identify and investigate crimes i ...


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Tudor Victims of the Reformation

This book describes a selection of people caught up in the turmoil that presaged the reformation - a period of change instigated by a king whose desire for a legitimate son was to ...


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The Dark Side of East London

Just hearing the phrase ‘the East End’ summons up images of slums and dark alleyways, with Jack the Ripper appearing from the mist, or housing estates and pubs where you might find ...


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SAS: With the Maquis in Action with the French Resistance

On the night of 5/6 June 1944, D-Day, a Lockheed Hudson dropped a small group of parachutists into the mountainous Morvan area of central France. Their mission was to operate as an ...


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The Cold War Spy Pocket Manual

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"Some twenty-five years after its conclusion, yet with its echoes resonating once more in contemporary East-West relations, the rigors and detail of many aspects of the Cold War ar ...


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What’s Tha Playing at Nah?

Welcome to What's Tha Playing At Nah?, the fourth volume of Martyn Johnson's acclaimed series of stories about policing during the 1960s and 1970s. Whether 'on the beat' or 'as CID ...


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Accused

The image of the witch - crook-nosed, unpleasant of disposition and with a penchant for harming her neighbours - is well established in the popular imagination. For hundreds of yea ...


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The Case of the Chocolate Cream Killer

“The trial which terminated yesterday…revealed one of the strangest and most horrible stories possibly ever told in a court of justice.” (Morning Post).When the news broke in 1871 ...


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Bodysnatchers

In this chilling history of the bodysnatching trade, the stories of Britain's lesser known Resurrection Men are told. Here are the stories of the men who robbed graves during the w ...


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Wayward Women

We most often think of the Victorian female offender in her most archetypal and stereotypical roles; the polite lady shoplifter, stowing all manner of valuables beneath her volumin ...


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First World War Trials & Executions

Between the beginning of the First World War in the summer of 1914 and the armistice in 1918, 51 men were executed in Britain. The great majority, over 80%, were hanged for murder, ...


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Agent Michael Trotobas and SOE in Northern France

The exceptional exploits, courage and leadership of British SOE Agent Trotobas have long been recognised in France but not in his own country despite being recommended for the Vict ...


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Bombers, Rioters and Police Killers

Civil disorder, violent crime and terrorism were all considerably worse during the Victorian period than they are today, though ironically many regard this era of British history a ...


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Regency Spies

Sue Wilkes reveals the shadowy world of Britain's spies, rebels and secret societies from the late 1780s until 1820. Drawing on contemporary literature and official records, Wilkes ...


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Vankilapäiväkirja - Helvetti - Osa I

"Aurinko paistaa ikkunani kaltereiden lomasta ja ulkona kesäpäivä näyttää olevan kauneimmillaan. Olen ollut vangittuna pienessä sellissäni yli puoli vuorokautta, enkä pääse ulos en ...


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Baby Lindy och andra berömda kidnappningar

”Har ni sett pojken, överste Lindbergh?” Barnsköterskan kom inrusande i arbetsrummet där den svenskättade flygaren och folkhjälten Charles Lindbergh satt. Nu var hans 18 månader ga ...


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Vietaskuppen

På väg till nattsvarta Vietas, långt norr om polcirkeln, träffas två män som snart ska komma att befinna sig i helvetet på jorden. Deras arbetsuppgifter på kraftverket är livsfarli ...


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Brottsplats Sörmland. 6, En odyssé av brott

Sörmland är historiskt sett varken bättre eller sämre än andra svenska län när det kommer till grov brottslighet. Där har dock inträffat ett antal grova brott, varav en del gått ti ...


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De tysta systrarna

En dödlig hemlighet. Ett ohyggligt avslöjande. En dotter berättar den fruktansvärda sanna historien som hennes mamma försökte dölja… Joanne Lee växte upp tillsammans med en bror oc ...


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Mordet på min mamma

Carinas mamma mördades brutalt av en okänd man. Här är hennes berättelse."22 december 2016. En ung man kliver ur en taxi och börjar gå den kilometerlånga vägen fram mot Råbo. Vid b ...


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Brottsplats Sörmland. 4, En odyssé av brott

Sörmland är historiskt sett varken bättre eller sämre än andra svenska län när det kommer till grov brottslighet. Där har dock inträffat ett antal grova brott, varav en del gått ti ...


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Brottsplats Sörmland. 3, En odyssé av brott

Sörmland är historiskt sett varken bättre eller sämre än andra svenska län när det kommer till grov brottslighet. Där har dock inträffat ett antal grova brott, varav en del gått ti ...