Baffling case of Lydia Atley at Ringstead in 1850
This absorbing collection delves into the villainous deeds that have taken place in Norwich
The first prisons were in the dungeons of empires and castles, places of neglect and sheer oblivion
Looming ominously over the city, the stony battlements of Nottingham Castle speak of
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
Peterhead Prison has housed some of the most notorious criminals in Scottish penal history
Between them, the three men in the fearsome Pierrepoint dynasty executed over 800
Livi Bellfield, the man who murdered Milly Dowler, Marsha McDonnell and Amelie Delagrange
The focus of Prison Break is of audacious and daring escapes from civilian prisons
Prisons and Prisoners In Victorian Britain provides an illustrated insight into the Victorian prison system
Unsolved murders of women in late Victorian London…
This absorbing collection of some of the foulest deeds from Rotherham’s past
In the early 1960s, the Mad Men era, a mood of menace gripped New York City.
Beautifully presented book with comparison photos and crime plans from 1812 to the 1960s
Explore Britain’s dark criminal history through the fascinating objects that have been hidden…
Between 1946 and 1963 fifteen men were executed for murder in a Scottish prison…
Graverobbing was a dark but profitable industry in pre-Victorian Scotland – criminals
Up close and personal with serial killers
Mass murder is dreadful enough, yet that is not sufficient a thrill for those evil
They are the criminals who horrify us most…murderers without mercy.
If there are degrees of evil, then high up the scale of sin must be those murders we label ‘serial killers’
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
This investigation into spree killing analyses the psychology of this chilling and relatively new phenomenon.
Square Mile Bobbies is a history and casebook of the City of London Police between 1839
Staffordshire murders brings together murderous tales that shocked not only the county
This absorbing collection delves into the villainous deeds that have taken
For nearly one hundred years the tolling of the Strangeways Prison bell told the citizens of Manchester that another murderer had been hanged. By Sara Lee.
Surrey Murders is an examination of some of the county’s most notorious and shocking cases
Contained within the pages of this book are the stories behind some of the most notorious murders
There was nothing they could have said or done. They were dead as soon as I saw them.
The NYPD Jewish cop who traveled the world to stop terrorists
Memories of a West Yorkshire policeman
John George Haigh committed five perfect murders – by dissolving his wealthy victims in sulphuric acid.
Only once in history has a British Prime Minister been assassinated.
Riots, death, retribution & redemption in Scotland’s infamous prison
Torture and punishment through history and not for the faint hearted
On the morning of 14 January 1975, Mrs Dorothy Whittle wakes to be faced with every mother’s worst nightmare
To the police, he was Public Enemy Number One. To drunken gangs of yobs intent on trouble, he was a nightmare come true
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.
Anatomy of a Mafia psychopath. Published 1st March 2012
The shocking true story of the murders by David Parker Ray
During Midsummer 2009, Susan Rushworth, a mother, grandmother and former grammar school girl, went missing
The full story of Danilo Restivo
Think about the most wretched day of your life. Now imagine 4,000 of those days in one chunk in a Thai Prison
Ariel Castro, imprisoned three women in Cleveland, Ohio.
A top murder squad detective reveals the chilling true stories of the world’s most notorious killers.
It is little over forty years since the gallows was last used in Great Britain, and the secrets behind the men who pulled the lever and dropped
The Great Train Robbery of 1963 is one of the most infamous crimes in British history
The histories of famous gangsters and lesser known thieves
The true story of a wartime double murder in Botswana, 1943
In late November 2006 the world was shaken by the ruthless assassination in London of Alexander Litvinenko,
The little-known prolific ‘underground killer’, Kieran Kelly…
Samuel Herbert Dougal was intelligent, talented, and the recipient of a military medal
Meredith’s flatmate Amanda Knox, an American also studying in Italy, initially gave evidence that implicated Patrick Lumumba
The death of Princess Diana, Princess of Wales, sent shockwaves around the world. A nation was left in mourning, but soon feelings of suscpicion surfaced
At 1.45am on New Year’s Day, Rachel Moran left her mother’s house to make the 20 minute walk back
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
When Caroline Roberts accepted a job at 25 Cromwell Street
The Untold Secrets of the Rachel Nickell Investigation
The story of sixty years of Scotland Yard’s top crime-busting department has been written over a twenty year period
Dismembered corpses are discovered scattered along the banks of the river Thames,
Ron and Reg. Violent men who brought a code of honour to the streets that is still observed today. Their deaths brought to an end the golden era of gangsters whose word was law
The Who’s Who of British Crime spans the whole twentieth century
David Ralph Martin was a cross-dressing criminal who carried out a string of sophisticated offences in the 1970s and ’80s
This is the enthralling story of a murder case that touched a raw nerve among millions of British homeowners. By John Sanders.
The victims of murder are not only those who die at the hands of ruthless killers. There are those left behind, their loved ones whose lives are also torn apart by the anguish of murder.
Did you have a criminal in the family, an ancestor who was caught on the wrong side of the law?
In 1998, William Queen was a veteran law enforcement agent with a lifelong love of motorcycles
A few years after the Whitechapel horrors had pushed the emerging science to the forefront of the public’s
Paul Ferris was one of Britain’s most feared gangsters…
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
The story of David Smith, chief prosecution witness in the Moors Murders Case
Detailed and factual accounts of women executed for their crimes, plus full-length stories of those on Death Row today – waiting to die! By Mike James.