Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, London was gripped by the supposed curse of Tutankhamun
The development of forensic pathology in Britain is told her through the lives of five outstanding medical pioneers.
To face a trial for murder must be a terrifying prospect,
Archibald Hall was one of our most enigmatic criminals. A man of multiple personae,
A twisting and tragic tale of love, jealousy and violence in the sage of Vaudeville
The Road Hill House Mystery of 1860
Much has been written about the soldiers executed during WW1 for military offences,
Baffling case of Lydia Atley at Ringstead in 1850
This absorbing collection delves into the villainous deeds that have taken place in Norwich
Look beyond the pretty cottages and gentle landscapes of the Cotswolds, and you will find a dark history
This book contains all manner of grim and ancient punishments from London’s long and bloody history.
Oxfordshire Murders brings together twenty-five murderous tales
Detailed sections on the criminal history of each of the towns in the region
Prisons and Prisoners In Victorian Britain provides an illustrated insight into the Victorian prison system
Unsolved murders of women in late Victorian London…
Graverobbing was a dark but profitable industry in pre-Victorian Scotland – criminals
The grim and bloody events in this book, many of which have not been written about for
The cases of Elizabeth and Betty Branch, a mother and daughter who beat a young servant girl to death in
Over the centuries South London has witnessed literally thousands of murders
Square Mile Bobbies is a history and casebook of the City of London Police between 1839
Contained within the pages of this book are the stories behind some of the most notorious murders
John George Haigh committed five perfect murders – by dissolving his wealthy victims in sulphuric acid.
No single law ever spawned greater violence than the law enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1920 banning the sale and manufacture of alcohol. By Kenneth Allsop.
The true story of a wartime double murder in Botswana, 1943
Samuel Herbert Dougal was intelligent, talented, and the recipient of a military medal
The Fate of the Russian Imperial family
Long before the picturesque village of Little Marlow became a well-known location for filming episodes of popular television crime shows such as Inspector Morse
Dismembered corpses are discovered scattered along the banks of the river Thames,
Did you have a criminal in the family, an ancestor who was caught on the wrong side of the law?
A few years after the Whitechapel horrors had pushed the emerging science to the forefront of the public’s
Hidden behind the picturesque facade of country lanes and rugged coastlines, quaint villages
Jack the Ripper’s brutal murders have left an ineradicable stain on the gloomy streets of Whitechapel