454 books (23 pages) in this category
by William Buckley
In 1803 the convict William Buckley, a former soldier, escaped from the first official settlement in Victoria, near Sorrento on Port Phillip Bay. For three decades the 'wild white man? lived with Aborigines around the bay, before giving himself ...
by Matthew Condon
<i>Little Fish Are Sweet </i>is Matthew Condon's extraordinary personal account of writing the Three Crooked Kings trilogy. When Condon first interviewed disgraced former police commissioner Terry Lewis, he had no idea that it would be the start
Gangs, Vice and Packet Rats: 19th Century Crime and Punishment
by Malcolm Archibald
Now world famous for football and music, in the nineteenth century Liverpool had a very different reputation. One of the greatest ports in the world, and Europe's western gateway to the Atlantic, Liverpool's emerging wealth and prosperity ...
by Andor Schwartz
Fathers Who Kill
by Megan Norris
The must-read account of the disappearance that continues to grip the world
by Anthony Summers
by Paul F. Verhoeven
Paul Verhoeven's father, John, is a cop. Well, an ex-cop. Long since retired, John spent years embroiled in some of the seediest, scariest intrigue and escapades imaginable. Paul, however, is something of an artsy, sensitive soul who can?t ...
by Robert Kolker
by Megan Norris
The sobering tale of a man who made the mistake of giving his heart to the wrong woman. ...
The Shocking True Story of the Notorious Drug Lord from the Woman Who Knew Him Best
by Virginia Vallejo
The shocking, sensational memoir of Virginia Vallejo, Pablo Escobar's famous lover. Soon to be the major film <i>Loving Pablo</i> starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, released worldwide early 2018. ...
by Ann Rule
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Tougher than the Krays, Frank and his boys on gangland, crime and doing time
by David Fraser
Drawing on exclusive final interviews with Frank, and with unprecedented access to his closest relatives, <i>Mad Frank and Sons</i> follows his rise from a small kid stealing to put food on the table to a feared and respected West End crime lord
Camorra, mafia, 'ndrangheta: the rise of the Honoured Societies
by John Dickie
Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime
by Federico Varese
A compelling account of life inside the mafia: out now in paperback. ...
by John Dickie
by Harold Schechter
The strange and terrible story of Alfred Packer, alleged man-eater and legend of 19th-century America's Western frontier. In February 1874 Alfred Packer staggered out of the Colorado mountains and into the Los Pinos Indian agency. Snowbound and
The true story behind the hit TV drama about Levi Bellfield and the murder of Milly Dowler
by Colin Sutton
The true story behind TV drama <i>Manhunt</i> - the detective who solved the Milly Dowler case and finally brought serial killer Levi Bellfield to justice. ...
by Jeff Guinn
After more than forty years, Charles Manson continues to mystify and fascinate us. One of the most notorious criminals in American history, Manson and members of his mostly female commune killed nine people, including pregnant actress Sharon ...
Portrait of a Serial Killer
by A. M. Nicoll
<div><b>The true story behind the notorious serial killer Peter Manuel, and Detective William Muncie's quest to bring him to justice, recently dramatised in the major ITV drama <i>In Plain Sight. </i></b><br></div><div>In a two-year killing
by HASTINGS DAVID
'Dreadful murder at Opunake', said the Taranaki Herald, 'Shocking outrage', cried the Evening Post in Wellington when they learned in November 1880 that a young woman called Mary Dobie had been found lying under a flax bush near Opunake on the ...