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
On the evening of 3 May 2007, Gerry and Kate McCann returned to their holiday apartment in the resort of Praia da Luz on Portugal’s Algarve to every parents’ worst nightmare
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