Books

  • London Murder & Crime

    Murder and Crime is caused by greed, need, jealousy, desperation and insanity. London, the financial and capital city of england, is no stranger to the excesses of its turbelent citizens – their past misdemeanours enrich the fabric of this great city.

     
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  • London’s Curse: Murder, Black Magic and Tutankhamun in the 1920s West End

    Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, London was gripped by the supposed curse of Tutankhamun

     
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  • Love of Blood

    The true story of notorious serial killer Joanne Dennehy

     
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  • Lucky Luciano

    Charles ‘Lucky’ Luciano was a vicious mobster who rose to become the multimillionaire king of the New York underworld

     
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  • Medical Detectives

    The development of forensic pathology in Britain is told her through the lives of five outstanding medical pioneers.

     
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  • Miscarriages of Justice

    To face a trial for murder must be a terrifying prospect,

     
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  • Missing

    It is every person’s – particularly every parent’s – worst nightmare. For a loved one to walk out through the front

     
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  • Monster Butler

    Archibald Hall was one of our most enigmatic criminals. A man of multiple personae,

     
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    More Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths In Birmingham

    This book is an account of the darker side of the city life in the Victorian and Edwardian Eras

     
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  • Most Wanted

    Margie Danielsen, a divorcee and mother of three, had fantasies about finding the perfect man. Then, one night, she found him. Sean Paul Lainer

     
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  • Mr. Atherstone Leaves The Stage

    A twisting and tragic tale of love, jealousy and violence in the sage of Vaudeville

     
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  • Murder Most Foul

    The Road Hill House Mystery of 1860

     
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    Murder With Venom

    A compelling study of poisons and poisoners. Sixteen celebrated murder cases each coupled with a study of the poison used. A modern classic of criminology. By Brian Marriner.

     
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  • Murder, Myth & Make-Believe

    Agatha Christie: Agony of a domestic tiff Rasputin: Strange Demise of the sinning saint Captain Bligh: Just a bit of a bad temper? Sweeney Todd: Fact or fiction? But very nice pies! By Andrew Moss.

     
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  • Murderous Tommies

    Much has been written about the soldiers executed during WW1 for military offences,

     
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  • Murders Of The Black Museum

    New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of London’s Metropolitan Police, houses a unique collection of exhibits

     
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  • Northamptonshire Murders

    Baffling case of Lydia Atley at Ringstead in 1850

     
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  • Norwich

    This absorbing collection delves into the villainous deeds that have taken place in Norwich

     
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  • Notorious Prisons of The World

    The first prisons were in the dungeons of empires and castles, places of neglect and sheer oblivion

     
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  • Nottingham

    Looming ominously over the city, the stony battlements of Nottingham Castle speak of

     
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  • Olde Cotswold Punishments

    Look beyond the pretty cottages and gentle landscapes of the Cotswolds, and you will find a dark history

     
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    Olde London Punishments

    This book contains all manner of grim and ancient punishments from London’s long and bloody history.

     
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  • Oxfordshire Murders

    Oxfordshire Murders brings together twenty-five murderous tales

     
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  • Pendle and The Ribble Valley

    Detailed sections on the criminal history of each of the towns in the region

     
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  • Peterhead : The Inside Story of Scotland’s Toughest Prison

    Peterhead Prison has housed some of the most notorious criminals in Scottish penal history

     
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  • Pierrepoint: A Family Of Executioners

    Between them, the three men in the fearsome Pierrepoint dynasty executed over 800

     
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  • Predator

    Livi Bellfield, the man who murdered Milly Dowler, Marsha McDonnell and Amelie Delagrange

     
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  • Prison Break

    The focus of Prison Break is of audacious and daring escapes from civilian prisons

     
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  • Prisons & Prisoners In Victorian Britain

    Prisons and Prisoners In Victorian Britain provides an illustrated insight into the Victorian prison system

     
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  • Rivals Of The Ripper

    Unsolved murders of women in late Victorian London…

     
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  • Rotherham

    This absorbing collection of some of the foulest deeds from Rotherham’s past

     
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  • Savage City

    In the early 1960s, the Mad Men era, a mood of menace gripped New York City.

     
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  • Scenes Of Murder Then And Now

    Beautifully presented book with comparison photos and crime plans from 1812 to the 1960s

     
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  • Scotland Yard’s History Of Crime In 100 Objects

    Explore Britain’s dark criminal history through the fascinating objects that have been hidden…

     
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  • Scotland’s Hanged 1946 – 1963

    Between 1946 and 1963 fifteen men were executed for murder in a Scottish prison…

     
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  • Scottish Bodysnatchers

    Graverobbing was a dark but profitable industry in pre-Victorian Scotland – criminals

     
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  • Serial Killers

    Up close and personal with serial killers

     
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  • Serial Killers: Butchers and Cannibals

    Mass murder is dreadful enough, yet that is not sufficient a thrill for those evil

     
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  • Serial Killers: Murder Without Mercy

    They are the criminals who horrify us most…murderers without mercy.

     
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  • Serial Killers: The World’s Most Evil

    If there are degrees of evil, then high up the scale of sin must be those murders we label ‘serial killers’

     
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    Sheffield

    The grim and bloody events in this book, many of which have not been written about for

     
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  • Somerset Murders

    The cases of Elizabeth and Betty Branch, a mother and daughter who beat a young servant girl to death in

     
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  • South London Murders

    Over the centuries South London has witnessed literally thousands of murders

     
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  • Spree Killers

    This investigation into spree killing analyses the psychology of this chilling and relatively new phenomenon.

     
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  • Square Mile Bobbies

    Square Mile Bobbies is a history and casebook of the City of London Police between 1839

     
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  • Staffordshire Murders

    Staffordshire murders brings together murderous tales that shocked not only the county

     
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  • Stirling

    This absorbing collection delves into the villainous deeds that have taken

     
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    Strange Tales From Strangeways

    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.

     
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